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Roundheads and Cavaliers: Family trail leading to an archaeological dig 

It is 1645. Armies are marching through Devon. Parliament's roundheads are chasing the King's cavaliers and you need to make a decision. Who will you support?

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on
29 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Exeter University Archaeological Dig 

The University of Exeter archaeology department, supported by the Killerton HART volunteers, are excavating a site close to Columbjohn Chapel on the Killerton estate. Visit the excavation site and discover what they have found.

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on
29 May to 5 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 5 other dates or times
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Killerton Springs into Rhyme: Blossom poetry display 

Be inspired by the blossom that's filling Killerton with colour.

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on
29 May to 30 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 32 other dates or times
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Playing by the rules: fashion exhibition in the house 

Killerton's 2024 fashion exhibition will explore children's clothes of the 19th and 20th century.

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on
29 May to 3 Nov 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 158 other dates or times
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Meet the archaeologist 

The University of Exeter archaeology department are excavating a site close to Columbjohn Chapel on the Killerton estate. Visit the excavation site and meet field school director, Dr Susan Greaney to discover what they have found.

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on
30 May 2024
at
13:30 to 15:00
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Relaxed Hour in the house 

Would you enjoy a quieter visit to Killerton? We're able to offer relaxed sessions; designed to be of benefit to visitors who prefer a quieter and calmer experience, such as those with autism, SEN or dementia.

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on
1 Jun to 5 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 11:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Climate Exhibition from Exeter Science Centre, part of the Great Big Green Week 

This interactive exhibition demonstrates the science that underpins climate modelling.

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on
8 Jun to 16 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 7 other dates or times
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TLC for Trees at Burrowton Copse 

Help out the Killerton Ranger Team to look after some young trees in a new woodland on the estate, weeding and adding mulch to help them thrive

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on
9 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 13:00
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Walk: Working together for farming and nature, part of the Great Big Green Week 

Join Ranger, Griselda Tucker, to discover the reasons for combining agriculture with trees.

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on
12 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 12:00
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Ranger Walk, Corridors for Wildlife, part of the Great Big Green Week 

Killerton's restoration of hedgerows is having a demonstrable impact on wildlife and nature.

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on
14 Jun 2024
at
14:00 to 15:30
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Ranger Walk, Killerton's Orchards, part of the Great Big Green Week 

Killerton's heritage orchards are havens for nature and supply apples for traditional cider making.

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on
15 Jun 2024
at
14:00 to 15:30
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Ashclyst butterfly walk, part of the Great Big Green Week 

Get your walking boots on and learn about the beautiful butterflies that call Ashclyst Forest home.

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on
16 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 12:00
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Archaeological finds revealed, part of Festival of Archaeology 

What did the University of Exeter's archaeology department discover in a recent dig in at Columbjohn on the Killerton estate?

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on
13 Jul to 14 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 15:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Outdoor theatre: Illyria theatre - The Gondoliers 

Join Illyria theatre for an enchanting rendition of The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan, that promises an evening of laughter, music, and pure entertainment.

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on
18 Jul 2024
at
19:00 to 21:30
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Summer of Play 

Join us for a fun filled Summer of Play at Killerton! Discover the sights and sounds of the great outdoors, with games for all ages across the property.

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20 Jul to 2 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 44 other dates or times
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Outdoor theatre: Hamlet - The Lord Chamberlain's Men 

Killerton are pleased to host The Lord Chamberlain’s Men as they invite you to join them this summer for the timeless story of Hamlet.

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on
23 Jul 2024
at
19:00 to 21:30
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Outdoor theatre: Illyria theatre - The Hound of the Baskervilles 

Join Illyria theatre for their retelling of the famous Sherlock Homes adventure: The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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on
4 Aug 2024
at
19:00 to 21:30
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Outdoor theatre: Illyria theatre - The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle 

Join Illyria theatre this summer on the lawn for this much-loved, funny and exciting family adventure of Doctor Dolittle.

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on
28 Aug 2024
at
19:00 to 21:30
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Heritage Open Days: Clyston Mill 

As part of Heritage Open Days, visit this historic watermill in Broadclyst village on the Killerton estate.

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on
6 Sep to 15 Sep 2024
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01:00 to 01:00
+ 13 other dates or times
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Heritage Open Days: Killerton House and Gardens 

Killerton House and Gardens will be taking part in the Heritage Open Days Festival on Friday 6 September and Saturday 7 September. Entry is for free for all visitors.

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on
6 Sep to 7 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Heritage Open Days: Columbjohn Chapel 

Columbjohn Chapel is a hidden gem on the Killerton estate and will be open from Friday 6 September to Sunday 15 September. Entry is for free for all visitors as part of Heritage Open Days. Daily 1-3pm.

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6 Sep to 15 Sep 2024
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13:00 to 15:00
+ 9 other dates or times
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Mid Devon Walking Festival: Columbjohn nature-friendly farming 

This year, we're celebrating Mid Devon Walking Festival (14 - 29 September). Discover the world of nature friendly farming on the Killerton estate and join us for a walk to Columbjohn.

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on
14 Sep 2024
at
14:00 to 17:00
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Mid Devon Walking Festival: Woodland wonders 

Bring the family along to experience the wonders of Ashyclyst Forest.

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on
22 Sep 2024
at
14:00 to 16:00