Can you help bring the 1620s House to life?
Volunteer with our 1620s House interpretation team and welcome our visitors, tell them about the history of the house and the fascinating objects within it, have a go at a range of period crafts, pastimes and chores!
To find out more about this exciting opportunity book onto our open day;
Call: 0116 3050552
Sunday 27th June, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
On quarter days, that is every three months, rents would be paid and domestic staff would also be paid. Their day to day living covered would be provided by the master of the house. Accounts would be settled and recorded.
Passion, Poison & Politics – Talk, Tour & Afternoon Tea
Saturday 3rd July, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us in the idyllic setting of our gardens for an intriguing talk on Shakespeare’s relationship to Botany, a tour around our Gardens to discover the plants mentioned followed by an afternoon Tea with a Lute accompaniment.
Sunday 4th July, 1:30 pm - 3:30 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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