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  • Wonderful Wildlife Hunt Wonderful Wildlife Hunt

    Thursday to Sunday every week,


    We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?

  • The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle – Open Air Theatre The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle – Open Air Theatre

    Friday 26th July, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


    Hugh Lofting’s timeless classic celebrates the power of empathy and inspires audiences young and old to see the world through the eyes of animals. This funny, exciting family musical is performed with flair and wit by Illyria in the great…

  • Plant Hunter’s Fair Plant Hunter’s Fair

    Sunday 28th July, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


    One of our most popular events returns as we house the top plant nurseries that are sure to have something special for every garden.

  • Summer Crafts Summer Crafts

    Wednesday 31st July, 12:00 am - 4:00 pm


    Summer crafts is back this summer by popular demand. Join us for some crafting fun. £2 per child, no need to pre-book just pay on the day. There will be a morning session from 10am – 12pm and an afternoon…

  • Pirate Day! Pirate Day!

    Thursday 1st August, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm


    Ahoy shipmates, come an’ join us on the high seas of the 1620s lawn, where there’ll be a great gathering of fearsome pirates!

  • Prominent Pirates Hunt Prominent Pirates Hunt

    Thursday to Sunday every week, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm


    Arrgh ye ready for a boatful of excitement? Thurs 1- Sun 25 August, Thurs-Sun only

  • Live Lute Music at the 1620’s House Live Lute Music at the 1620’s House

    Sunday 4th August, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


    Our resident Lutenist, Nick Gravestock, will entertain guests in the Great Chamber with melodic tunes. Listen to music of times gone by on a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar.  

  • Play in a Day! Play in a Day!

    Monday 5th August, 9:30 am - 6:15 pm


    Pull on your costume and enter stage left for this exciting Play in a Day workshop!

  • Summer Crafts Summer Crafts

    Wednesday 7th August, 12:00 am - 4:00 pm


    Summer crafts is back this summer by popular demand. Join us for some crafting fun. £2 per child, no need to pre-book just pay on the day. There will be a morning session from 10am – 12pm and an afternoon…

  • Haunted Heritage presents: 1620s House Ghost Hunt Haunted Heritage presents: 1620s House Ghost Hunt

    Saturday 10th August - Sunday 11th August, 8:30 pm - 1:30 am


    GHOST HUNT! The 1620s House & Garden is excited to host the team from Haunted Heritage Paranormal Events, Leicestershire’s most recognised historic ghost events company.

  • Summer Crafts Summer Crafts

    Wednesday 14th August, 12:00 am - 4:00 pm


    Summer crafts is back this summer by popular demand. Join us for some crafting fun. £2 per child, no need to pre-book just pay on the day. There will be a morning session from 10am – 12pm and an afternoon…

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles – Open Air Theatre The Hound of the Baskervilles – Open Air Theatre

    Wednesday 14th August, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


    Mystery and intrigue reach new heights as the legendary detective duo navigates the treacherous moors and the enigmatic curse that haunts the Baskerville family. Performed in the great outdoors by Illyria, prepare for an unforgettable evening of mystery, intrigue and…

  • Ravenous: Barbara Villiers, Charles II’s Most Infamous Mistress Ravenous: Barbara Villiers, Charles II’s Most Infamous Mistress

    Saturday 31st August, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


    Join historian Andrea Zuvich as she talks about the life and loves of one of British history’s most notorious women…

  • Live Lute Music at the 1620’s House Live Lute Music at the 1620’s House

    Sunday 1st September, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


    Our resident Lutenist, Nick Gravestock, will entertain guests in the Great Chamber with melodic tunes. Listen to music of times gone by on a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar.  

  • Haunted Heritage Presents: Psychic Table Night Haunted Heritage Presents: Psychic Table Night

    Wednesday 25th September, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


    The 1620s House & Garden is excited to host the team from Haunted Heritage Paranormal Events, Leicestershire’s most recognised historic ghost events company. If you are looking for a friendly, relaxing, social evening out, this would be an ideal event…

  • Haunted Heritage presents: 1620s House Ghost Hunt Haunted Heritage presents: 1620s House Ghost Hunt

    Friday 25th October - Saturday 26th October, 8:00 pm - 1:00 am


    GHOST HUNT! The 1620s House & Garden is excited to host the team from Haunted Heritage Paranormal Events, Leicestershire’s most recognised historic ghost events company.

  • Live Lute Music at the 1620’s House Live Lute Music at the 1620’s House

    Sunday 27th October, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


    Our resident Lutenist, Nick Gravestock, will entertain guests in the Great Chamber with melodic tunes. Listen to music of times gone by on a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar.  

  • Haunted Heritage presents: 1620s House Ghost Hunt Haunted Heritage presents: 1620s House Ghost Hunt

    Saturday 30th November - Sunday 1st December, 8:00 pm - 1:00 am


    GHOST HUNT! The 1620s House & Garden is excited to host the team from Haunted Heritage Paranormal Events, Leicestershire’s most recognised historic ghost events company.

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Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Thursday 11th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Friday 12th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Haunted Heritage Presents: Psychic Table Night
Friday 12th July    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The 1620s House & Garden is excited to host the team from Haunted Heritage Paranormal Events, Leicestershire's most recognised historic ghost events company.
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Saturday 13th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Sunday 14th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Live Lute Music at the 1620's House
Sunday 14th July    
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Our resident Lutenist, Nick Gravestock, will entertain guests in the Great Chamber with melodic tunes. Listen to music of times gone by on a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar.  
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Thursday 18th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Friday 19th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
The Lachrimae Consort - An Entertainment of Elizabethan Music
Friday 19th July    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lachrimae Consort returns with a wonderful evening programme which includes instrumental music and songs from the time of Queen Elizabeth and Shakespeare.
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Saturday 20th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Haunted Heritage Presents: Stories of Hauntings and the Paranormal
Saturday 20th July    
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The 1620s House & Garden is excited to host the team from Haunted Heritage Paranormal Events, Leicestershire’s most recognised historic ghost events company.
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Sunday 21st July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Medieval Abbeys and Priories of Leicestershire - Peter Liddle Talk
Sunday 21st July    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
In this talk, archaeologist Peter Liddle will take you on a tour of the remains of the medieval religious houses of Leicestershire.
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Thursday 25th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Friday 26th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle - Open Air Theatre
Friday 26th July    
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hugh Lofting’s timeless classic celebrates the power of empathy and inspires audiences young and old to see the world through the eyes of animals. This funny, exciting family musical is performed with flair and wit by Illyria in the great outdoors.
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Saturday 27th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Wonderful Wildlife Hunt
Sunday 28th July    
We have picked ten of our favourite creatures, can you spot them all?
Plant Hunter's Fair
Sunday 28th July    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
One of our most popular events returns as we house the top plant nurseries that are sure to have something special for every garden.
Summer Crafts
Wednesday 31st July    
12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Summer crafts is back this summer by popular demand. Join us for some crafting fun. £2 per child, no need to pre-book just pay on the day. There will be a morning session from 10am - 12pm and an afternoon session from 2pm - 4pm.
Pirate Day!
Thursday 1st August    
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ahoy shipmates, come an' join us on the high seas of the 1620s lawn, where there'll be a great gathering of fearsome pirates!
Prominent Pirates Hunt
Thursday 1st August    
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Arrgh ye ready for a boatful of excitement? Thurs 1- Sun 25 August, Thurs-Sun only
Prominent Pirates Hunt
Friday 2nd August    
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Arrgh ye ready for a boatful of excitement? Thurs 1- Sun 25 August, Thurs-Sun only
Prominent Pirates Hunt
Saturday 3rd August    
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Arrgh ye ready for a boatful of excitement? Thurs 1- Sun 25 August, Thurs-Sun only
Prominent Pirates Hunt
Sunday 4th August    
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Arrgh ye ready for a boatful of excitement? Thurs 1- Sun 25 August, Thurs-Sun only
Live Lute Music at the 1620's House
Sunday 4th August    
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Our resident Lutenist, Nick Gravestock, will entertain guests in the Great Chamber with melodic tunes. Listen to music of times gone by on a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar.  
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