Discover how Christmas was celebrated in times gone by as we bring you our popular Christmas Event in digital format this year.
Experience how the house would have been prepared for Christmas by a Jacobean family, from decorating to feasting and the clothing worn to keep the family warm.
We’ll also show you how to get hands on by making your own 17th Century decorations and traditional mince pies or ‘coffins’. And for the panto element, why not try your hand at acting in our copy of a traditional Mummers Play that would have been performed on the doorsteps of households across Leicestershire.
This event will be hosted live on 13th December from 11am and will also give you the chance to hear traditional festive lute music and join in with live festive carolling.
Celebrate all the joys of Christmas pastimes from the comfort of your own home. With crafts, plays and carolling, we’ve got something for all the family to enjoy!
Tickets are £5 per household and can be purchased HERE
Alice in Wonderland Hunt
Saturday 31st July, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The white Rabbit is late for a very important date and needs your help to find everything he needs to get to his important event on time! Pick up a sheet from our green Hut
Whispering Walls – A Journey to the Past
Tuesday 10th August, 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Join us for this immersive performance for family audiences and grown-ups. On your journey through the quiet beauty of the 1620s Manor House, meet intriguing characters from 400 years ago, a time of scientific, political and religious turmoil. Hear their heartfelt stories and secrets – the famous and the less well known – and discover hidden clues to the life of the House.
Thursday 12th 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!
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