Sadly, due to the National Lockdown coming in on the 5th, we can’t go ahead with Sunday’s Gunpowder Plot Day as planned. However, we’ve captured the essence of the day with a digital Gunpowder, Treason and Plot event. We’ve put together a short film in which our two-man re-enactment team portray the key characters & scenes that bring the story of the Gunpowder Plot to life!
Within the digital package, you‘ll receive a script for a specially written Mummer’s Play, in which the whole family can get involved in acting out the scenes! For those budding thespians out there, you can record yourselves reading some of the lines and send it to us, so we can re-create the full play on facebook.
You can also raid your house in our fun Gunpowder Plot themed Scavenger Hunt and for our younger audiences we’ve put together a make your own Guy Fawkes Puppet resource!
Alongside your garden fireworks, get into the spirit of the festival and learn about the history of this unforgettable day!
The Package is £3.50 per household Once purchased you will receive your package within 24hrs
To book click 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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