Join us for a very special Elgar Insights - Elgar and The Beatles.
Enthusiastic Elgar expert Richard Westwood- Brookes will be joined by members of the Worcester Ukulele band to provide an insightful and musical talk about Elgar and the Beatles
Take a peek inside one of Croome's eye-catchers, usually closed to the public. With fantastic panoramic views of Worcester from the top of the tower you'll understand why it was chosen as a viewing platform designed by James Wyatt. FREE,...
The film Orchestra will perform a full concert of film music favourites from their recent programme including, Star Wars, Pirates of the Carribean and Harry Potter plus many many more well-known theme tunes.
Join Maurice on the pole lathe and discover the ancient craft of wood turning. Using cherry wood which is renowned for use in furniture making. This fine wood, once grown here, is excellent for wood turning.
Discover more about Clent this summer and explore some of the best views on the Hills on a 5 mile guided ramble.
The terrain can be steep at times; please wear sturdy walking shoes and come dressed for the weather. Sorry, we can’t welcome dogs...
The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the UK's premier all male theatre company, perform Shakespeare's most popular comedy, set in an enchanted forest with fairies, sparring lovers and a group of amateur actors who are putting on a play...
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.
2019 marks significant anniversaries of the Second World War, including 75 years since D-Day on 6 June and 80 years since the start of the war on 1 September. Discover more about Croft during the war and what life was like on the Home Front.
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.
Join Nicola Jarvis, tutor at the Royal School of Needlework, as she teaches you the skills of hand embroidery.
This one-day course will teach you how to embroider using a variety of threads and stitches using a kit created by Nicola.
Venture back to Roman Britain with our costumed interpreter to meet Censorinus, the 4th Century villa owner. He will be on site all day, and will lead a special guided tour around his humble abode at 2pm.
The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors equipped with all manner of musical instruments, performing their highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare's plays.
Presenting an inventive take on Much Ado About Nothing!
Why not come and meet the dynamic 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Napoleonic Re-enactment Society, including soldiers' wives, as they have their training weekend at the Kymin. This is a free event for everyone.
Join a new group to help both you and your dog get fit! This canicross group is aimed at those who may have never run with their dog before, it's set in the beautiful Attingham landscape and lead by England Athletics trained coaches.
Have you ever wondered what bees do in their hives?
Borrow one of our bee suits and join our bee keepers on one of their regular Monday inspections and get up close and personal to the bee hives to see what goes on.
Be part of our 'Grow Your Green Roots' year at Attingham. The estate is home to approx. 200 deer, find out all about them and the other wildlife which call Attingham home. Take a seat on our tractor and trailer safari ride to see what you can spot.
The Attingham team have discovered the archaeological remains of a previously unknown building on a little visited part of the estate and we invite you to come and see the daily progress and discoveries in this week long live archaeological dig.
Pick up a spade or trowel and have a go discovering the past that hides beneath our feet.
Last year we discovered an interesting buried structure which doesn’t appear on any of our maps, this year we are extending our dig.
Join Gareth, our new ranger as he leads you on a 3-4 mile walk around the park and talks about what it's like to move from being a ranger on the Cornish cost to here at Attingham with its tenant farms, deer, river and half a million visitors.
Join an exclusive group and spend a whole day in the life of an archaeologist and acquire new skills. Training is available in all aspects of archaeology, and all skills levels and ages (18+) are welcome.
Join Bowbrook Archers and try your hand on our archery range! Find them in the Field of Play, up the Mile Walk.
We'll also have our Archery Arrows kit out for young Robin Hoods to take aim with.
Suitable for 6 years+ (at instructors discretion)
The Front Park of Attingham has had a fascinating history since the Roman period and is full of a verity of wildlife and architecture.
Join a tractor trailer tour exploring this landscape which is usually off limits to the public.
The Attingham Ranger team is always busy behind the scenes helping to keep Attingham running. On this twist to our traditional Deer Park safari we will be taking the tractor trailer to some places which are generally off limits to the public.
The National Portrait Gallery is coming to Attingham with 'Nature's Champions', a partnership exhibition of portraits of champions of nature and the natural world from David Attenborough to Beatrix Potter, and Vivienne Westwood to Joe Strummer.
Every year our dedicated volunteer uses mist netting to gently catch, ring and then release the birds who are using the River Tern as a highway as they migrate. This is a great opportunity to get close to the birds and talk to the expert.
Flitter and flutter across the parkland looking for our British butterflies and moths. See how many you can find, discover more about these beautiful winged creatures and pick up your sticker from the Coach House shop.
Bring your Dad and enjoy the Father's Day Trail together. Explore the grounds and discover parts of Canons Ashby you might not normally notice. Also suitable for Grandads, Husbands, Mums, Aunties and anyone else who wants to have a go.
Join us on a guided walk taking in Buscot Village, the River Thames and local farmland. This walk will launch our new Buscot Circular Walks leaflet, kindly sponsored by TOE (Trust for Oxfordshire Environment) and Grundon.
Come and join our outdoor toddler and preschool group for nature lovers and woodland adventurers in the countryside around Coleshill. Accompanying adults with the Critter at all times whilst being part of the group.
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a saboteur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon.
Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made? (Dependent on water level)
Ever wondered how grain is turned into flour? Visit our restored mill at Coleshill and find out more...
you can also explore our replica Second World War Operational Base which will be open this afternoon.
Join a guide for a special tour from the natural springs to hidden water chambers in the hillside to the mysterious underground well and stone structure by the lake to track the 'curious water works' of Dyrham Park.
Join us for a guided walk around the village of Dyrham for a taste of 17th century village life. Explore the history of significant houses, this beautiful Cotswolds area & the village links with Dyrham Park and the old estate.
Join master storyteller Anthony Nanson on a walk to hear folk tales of Gloucestershire and beyond, told at the most beautiful viewpoints around Dyrham Park on solstice morning, before we open to the public.
This Solstice day, stay a little longer at Dyrham Park or come along after work. We'll be allowing access to the park for a few hours extra so visitors can experience the view of the setting sun from the topograph view point.