Travel back in time this half term and discover how the greatest thinkers of the 17th Century manipulated light to create cameras and illusions so that you can become your very own creator of curious things.
Have a go at making your own contraptions and join in on our online competition to create the most eye- catching image from a Shoe Box Camera to win an exciting prize. This fun downloadable activity booklet is a great way to explore the wonders of the world we live in with inventive crafts and puzzles.
Our Pack includes all the information families will need to get hands on with these awesome activities to try at home this half term.
Suitable for ages 4 – 11years.
£2 per Booklet which can be purchased HERE
Christmas at the Manor
Sunday 10th December, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Discover how Christmas was celebrated in times gone by! The 1620s House & Garden will be beautifully dressed in Jacobean style decor. See how preparations were made to celebrate the full twelve days of Christmas by the Digby Family.
Join in with festive carols and a mummers play, talk to costumed volunteers about food and feasting, Christmas customs, keeping warm in winter in the days before central heating and all the jobs that had to be done to ensure the holy season ran smoothly.
What’s more, there’ll be festive crafts in the barn and a children’s trail to enjoy!
Normal Admission plus £2. No need to pre-book, just come along on the day.
Wednesday 13th December, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for an atmospheric evening house tour and partake in carols of old as we traverse through the traditionally decorated rooms.
SOLD OUT- Children’s Christmas Hamper Workshop
Saturday 16th December, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for this festive workshop to make the perfect hamper filled with Christmas crafts and treats.
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