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Selby Spies: Dressing up

Join us for a day of dressing up and storytelling at Ightham Mote!

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Immerse yourself in the world of espionage and royal plots with Selby Spies. Enjoy historical attire and captivating tales of plots, spies and crowns

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Prices

Event ticket prices

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

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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
22 Jul to 16 Sep 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 56 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
22 Jul to 31 Oct 2024
at
11:00 to 16:00
+ 101 other dates or times
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Selby Spies: Summer Crafts 

Get crafty with us this summer!

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on
25 Jul to 15 Aug 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 3 other dates or times
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Selby Spies: Garden Trail 

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

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on
29 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 17:00
+ 34 other dates or times