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.
Disputes between tenants and landlord and tenants would also need to be settled.
Who steals the eggs from old Agatha’s hens?
Who has complaints of leaky thatch that still needs repair?
Who demands extra payment for work repairing the stools?
Come and find out at the 1620s House and Garden at Donington le Heath.
Included in Admission
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.
Christmas at the Manor
Sunday 12th December, 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Discover the joys (and chores) of Christmas in days gone by at this delightful festive event.
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