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 305 2247
If you’re not able to make this date there will be another opportunity on Sunday 11th February between 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
Lutenists and the Stage around 1600 Talk
Sunday 31st October, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nick Gravestock, our resident lutenist will give an illuminating talk with musical examples about the involvement of prominent lutenist composers with the stage in the Elizabethan and Jacobean period.
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot
Sunday 7th November, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Join us in a fun day discovering the story behind the Gunpowder Plot in a house owned by the family of one of the plotters.
The Elixirs of Life: Medieval Spirits and Botanicals Talk with Tasting
Friday 3rd December, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Locksley Distilling Co. Ltd. on a tasting tour around the spirits and remedies of medieval Europe, made from and inspired by ingredients grown in the 1620s House and Garden. Finish off the night with delicious craft spirit samples made by Locksley Distilling and an opportunity to stock up on drinks for Christmas!
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