Join us after hours on the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day for canapés and a talk from our research team. We'll be commemorating the Lucy family's involvement in the First World War and its impact on Charlecote.
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New social and cultural opportunities opened up after 1918 - interior design, fashion, gardening, sport, arts and society entertaining. This offered women creative ways of expressing themselves in the new modern world.
Join the Head Gardener at Packwood for a relaxed evening in the café with a two course meal and a lecture on how the beautiful gardens at Packwood have evolved into what you can see today. Glass of wine and tea and coffee included.
This autumn we're having a pop-up jigsaw festival with hundreds of donated jigsaws on sale. All money raised goes towards vital conservation work at Coughton. If you have any jigsaws to donate please call the property on 01789 400777
Come and have a go at our Bat themed Halloween trail around the gardens at Chastleton. Trails cost £2.50 per child. Find out some fun bat facts and reveal the secret word. A prize will be waiting for you when you have the secret word.
How can onion water or brick dust help you look after your home? What other uses for tea leaves are there? Discover the differences between how the Victorian servants and the modern conservation team care for our historic house.
Over the centuries, one of Ireland’s greatest exports has been its people, be it voluntary or forcible transportation.
Therefore the major challenge to those of us with Irish ancestors is to determine their actual place of birth.
After the success of St Richards Hospice lantern walk in February 2018, we are offering visitors the opportunity to reflect on this magical, heart-warming event where over 300 people helped light up NT Croome for a loved one.
Get ready for bonfire night with our daytime family activities celebrating all things darkness and light in the Church
Join us at Croome to make everything you need to share stories and tales around the campfire or at home.
A walk of two halves.
The first half will be through the grounds of Croome Court parkland designed by the famous Capability Brown. (Approx 2.5 miles) We will then have coffee and you can finish your walk here if you please.
We've an exciting autumn ahead of us with a whopping 335,000 bulbs to plant in the gardens. Get stuck in with our team to help us achieve this monumental task to enjoy a big display of colour next spring.
Pick up one of our self-led walks from our visitor welcome centre to enjoy a ramble around the gardens and park, and discover more about the surprising stories of the women of Stowe. You may also experience Stowe's awesome autumnal colours.
Local community group Buckingham Men in Sheds will be in the New Inn courtyard selling lots of handcrafted goodies for the keen gardener and nature lover including planters, trugs, wildlife habitat boxes, and lots more.
To commemorate the centenary of World War One join us for a weekend of special events. Step back in time in a showman's cinema tent. See newsreels from Christmas 1917 and discover what World War One looked like.
Join us in the wonderful surroundings here at Wightwick to build on what you already know and see what you can do with your photography.
Tutored Sessions for beginners and intermediate level photographers.
Kate Charlesworth, illustrator, cartoonist and graphic novelist, took up residence at Wightwick in May, and drew on Virginia Woolf’s essay, 'A Room of One's Own' to create a new exhibition inspired by Wightwick’s past.
Pre-Raphaelite Art celebrates female beauty but very little is ever said about the women behind the paintings.
Each woman has a story to tell and a unique viewpoint on art no matter their age, status or background.
Join De Morgan Curator, Sarah Hardy, to meet dragons, angels and mermaids and take them on journeys on boats, through forests and into the sea. Where this journey ends is limited only by your wildest imagination!
A Better More Beautiful World: The De Morgans, their lives and legacies.
Ceramic designer, William De Morgan and artist Evelyn De Morgan, were one of the most innovative and exciting artistic couples of the late-Victorian period.
Michael Eden's work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art. For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild's collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy of Art in London, of which Sir Joshua Reynolds was the first president. Discover Waddesdon's impressive collection of paintings by Reynolds around the House.
Both inside and out, the displays take inspiration from the wondrous festivals and celebrations conjured up by Waddesdon's treasured artworks - there is something for everyone at the Christmas Carnival.
To commemorate 100 years of women gaining the first vote we're revealing the hidden stories of women during the eighteenth century at Berrington. Discover stories of the lives, loves and losses of women both upstairs and downstairs.
Join us as we wander through the wild Wenlock woods at night and watch out for bats, witches and ghouls! Please wear sensible shoes, warm clothes and bring a torch. This event may not be suitable for children under the age of 10 years old.
Come to the woods and take part in a creepy craft before going in search of a witch who will tell us spooky stories. Children are encouraged to come in fancy dress, the best will win a prize and all the little monsters will leave with a ghostly...
Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act. Sign your name on a piece of fabric and contribute to our signature cloth, which will eventually adorn the dining room table in the castle.
Why not come and volunteer as part of your visit to Croft? Have a go at cleaning items from the collection in the castle, find out what our house team get up to behind the scenes and participate in our vital conservation work.
Step back in time to 1918 and see the castle decorated for a wartime Christmas. Find out how the Kevill-Davies family, who were living at Croft at the time, would have been celebrating the end of the war, with music, decorations, carol singing...