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The Invisible Hands of Mompesson House: Artisans

This year, celebrate the unseen people who ran Mompesson House behind the scenes.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

How does the plasterwork stay up, how do the air twists get inside glasses and who decides what flowers are fashionable? If you've every had any of these questions, you'll discover the answers this spring. An in-depth booklet researched and created by the Collections and House team will lead you through the house as you discover some of the tricks and techniques used by artisans in the eighteenth century and beyond.

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Festival of Blossom at Mompesson House 

Celebrate blossom this spring at Mompesson House with free activities from 22 March to 4 June.

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22 Mar to 4 Jun 2024
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11:00 to 16:00
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Festival of Blossom - Dining Room exhibition 

Celebrate spring with an exuberant and joyful display in the Dining Room of Mompesson House.

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29 Mar to 9 Apr 2024
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11:00 to 16:00
+ 9 other dates or times
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Festival of Blossom - Makers' Week 

Take inspiration from the garden at Mompesson House. Join in with a free blossom-themed yarn spinning demonstration. Create fabric blossom flowers and add them to the community blossom bunting.

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12 Apr to 23 Apr 2024
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11:00 to 15:30
+ 9 other dates or times
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Festival of Blossom - spinning demonstrations 

Discover the world of traditional yarn spinning with local artist Elizabeth Tanner from Fibre Creative.

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13 Apr to 20 Apr 2024
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11:30 to 15:00
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