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Selby Spies: Summer Crafts

Get crafty with us this summer!

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Get crafty with us this summer and join us on the North Lawn for an afternoon of arts and crafts.

Thursday 25 July – Armada raft building

Thursday 1 August – Secret Code Writing and cracking Thursday 8 August – Tudor Games & Brass Rubbings Thursday 15 August – Flags and Badges

These activities are free but we ask for a suggested donation of £2 per person.

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Prices

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Children welcome

Meeting point

All activities will take place on the North Lawn

What to bring and wear

These activities will take place outdoors so please dress for changeable weather

Accessibility

The garden is steep in places with steps and gravel, cobbles and grass pathways - please speak to staff on arrival for the best route for your needs. Disabled parking is available near visitor reception but there is some gravel in areas of the car park. Pushchairs are permitted in all areas of the garden, but please take care.

Upcoming events

Event

Selby Spies: Intrigue at Ightham Garden Trail 

Explore the garden as you discover the shadowy story of the Selby family at Ightham Mote

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on
24 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 39 other dates or times
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Sargent’s Palette in Bloom Display 

Join us this Spring for our series of displays celebrating renowned artist John Singer Sargent!

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on
24 Jul to 31 Oct 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 99 other dates or times
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Exhibition: Selby Spies 

Discover the shadowy story of the Selby family at Ightham Mote this summer and their connection to the mysteries of Elizabeth I’s court and secret schemes of Mary Queen of Scots.

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on
24 Jul to 16 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 54 other dates or times
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Gallyard Tudor Dancers 

Dust off your dancing shoes for a day of Tudor dancing!

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on
11 Aug to 18 Aug 2024
at
11:30 to 15:00
+ 1 other date or time