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Specialist Evening Tour - The Pre-Raphaelites - Sex, Drugs and Poetry

A tongue-in-cheek evening walking tour of Wightwick Manor with a definite adult slant!

  • Booking essential

A tongue-in-cheek evening tour with a definite adult slant led by Helen, the Senior Collections and House Manager.

During this walking tour of Wightwick Manor, Helen's extensive knowledge and engaging storytelling will bring to life the scandalous secrets and untold stories of The Pre-Raphaelite Circle and their intriguing associates. Get ready to explore the hidden side of these iconic artists, poets, and their muses, revealing the wild, passionate, and sometimes tumultuous lives they led behind closed doors.

To set the mood for the evening, you'll be welcomed with a complimentary glass of wine or a soft drink upon arrival. As you sip your drink and take in the stunning surroundings, you'll be transported back in time to an era of artistic revolution and personal liberation.

This is more than just a tour—it's an invitation to step into the world of the Pre-Raphaelites and experience their story in a way we've never dared to share before. Whether you're a history buff, an art lover, or simply looking for an intriguing night out, 'The Pre-Raphaelites: Sex, Drugs and Poetry' promises to deliver an evening of entertainment, enlightenment, and a touch of mischief!

Book now for Friday 9 August, 7pm-9pm or Friday 23 August, 7pm-9pm.

£25 per person, booking essential, over 18s only.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £25.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Over 18's only.

Meeting point

Please park up on the main car park and make your way up the path to the front door of the Manor.

What to bring and wear

Please no stiletto heels or large bags. The Manor heating is dependent on the humidity of the day, therefore we recommend an extra layer, even during the summer months.

Accessibility

The walking tour covers both floors of the Manor, there are places to sit throughout. Wheelchair access on ground floor only.

Other

Please allow about 10 minutes to get from the car park to the Manor. £25 per person, includes wine/soft drink on arrival.

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