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  • Sorcery & Superstitions: Escape Quest Sorcery & Superstitions: Escape Quest

    Thursday 7th July to Sunday 2nd October,


    1620s House and Garden have partnered up with Escape & Educate to bring you an exciting and enthralling escape type game.   We have an in house and online version available to play.

  • Enlightening Edgar Children’s Hunt Enlightening Edgar Children’s Hunt

    Saturday 9th July - Sunday 10th July to Monday 1st August, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm


    Edgar wants to be an explorer like his uncle, the great Sir Kenelm Digby. Can you help him find the curiosities and devices that his uncle has brought back from his travels around our site?

  • Friends Jacobean Craft Group Friends Jacobean Craft Group

    Every Saturday from 9th July to 10th September, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


    Come and meet the wonderful Friends of the 1620s House & Garden Craft Group and discover domestic needle and wool craft styles of the 17th Century

  • Lute Recital Lute Recital

    Sunday 10th July, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


    Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden.

  • The Rutland Roman Villa Project- Talk by Peter Liddle The Rutland Roman Villa Project- Talk by Peter Liddle

    Sunday 17th July, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


    In this fascinating talk, archaeologist Peter Liddle will speak about the excavations that took place in Rutland that have revealed a spectacular mosaic pavement showing the story of Hector and Achilles at the siege of Troy and the villa in…

  • Archaeological Drawing Workshop Archaeological Drawing Workshop

    Monday 18th July, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


    Learn how to create archaeological drawings using a selection of artefacts from the 1620s House and Garden.

  • Much Ado About Murder Much Ado About Murder

    Sunday 24th July, 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm


    Don your detective cap and join Heartbreak Productions for some super silliness this summer. Our original murder mystery will set five suspects under the spotlight, and we will depend on the audience to find answers

  • Plant Hunter’s Fair Plant Hunter’s Fair

    Sunday 31st 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.

  • Pirate Day! Pirate Day!

    Thursday 4th August, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm


    Ahoy shipmates! Join the fearsome band of pirates gathering for the annual piratical convention at the 1620s house and a morning or afternoon of fun and adventure. Aargh!

  • Lute Recital Lute Recital

    Sunday 7th August, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


    Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden.

  • Lute Recital Lute Recital

    Saturday 10th September, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


    Nick Gravestock will be playing a combination of a replica 1583 lute and a renaissance guitar dressed in authentic reproduction costume of the late Elizabethan period, in the Great Chamber at the 1620s House & Garden.

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