What can I see and do at The Firs?
Jennie Jones and Josie Bedford-Davies from Volante Strings will be playing a selection of Elgar compositions and other music at the Firs.
Fri 24 Nov 2017
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Tune up your tree with some traditional hanging decorations made from sheet music. Choose from a selection of designs for all abilities and all ages.
Sat 02 Dec 2017
+ 11 other dates
Christmas Carol's aren't just for singing! Read between the lines and find the hidden messages to crack the code. For all ages.
+ 19 other dates
A talk by the acclaimed composer Robert Saxton. Professor of Composition at Oxford University and Fellow and Tutor of Worcester College, Oxford
Members of the Carice String Quartet will perform original and arranged Christmas themed music by English composers for:
string quartet, violin and piano, cello and piano and voice and piano.
Mon 11 Dec 2017
+ 1 other date
Corinne Frost, professional cellist and Musical Director of Volante Strings, is coming to play a selection of Elgar pieces and other English music around the Birthplace.
Sat 16 Dec 2017
Volante Players invite you to come and enjoy a 45 minute Christmas themed concert for String Quartet at The Firs.
Sun 17 Dec 2017
Delve deeper into the life of Elgar with Edwardian scientific experiments with a microscopic hunt.
Sat 17 Feb 2018
+ 8 other dates
Try your hand at embroidery and become an expert like Ann Elgar, a beautiful gift for all.
Sat 10 Mar 2018
Enjoy a day out at The Firs playing traditional garden games and make your own to take home.
Mon 26 Mar 2018
Cadbury's Easter Hunt
Catch the Easter bunny at Elgar's birthplace.
Fri 30 Mar 2018
+ 16 other dates
Make the most of any surplus apples or pears from your garden and make them into juice using the apple press at the Firs.
Sun 07 Oct 2018
The garden at the Elgar’s birthplace is planted in the classic cottage garden style and has changed little since Elgar was here.
Which of the 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 will you do today?
We're lucky to have many wonderful volunteers at The Firs who support us in many different ways you could help bring Elgar's birthplace to life.