SPECIAL EVENT DAY
See the 1620s House and Garden come alive as costumed members of the Sealed Knot Society move in for the long weekend.
Meet the wealthy family members and their servants going about their business in the house, while outside in the grounds you can explore a tented camp full of early 17th century cookery, crafts, and games. Members of the local militia will also be on hand to show weapons and armour of the time and a herbalist can show you how local medicine was dispensed.
There is an assortment of activities for children and adults including ‘Horse Racing’ (a pastime of the landed gentry), as well as, musket and pike drill.
There will also be an opportunity to see;
- 17th Century cooking and the way food was served
- A Herbalist,
- A Scribe
- Wool Merchants,
- 17th Century Games where participation is encouraged
- A Barber Surgeon and
- 17th Century technology
Admission tickets on special event days (during normal open hours) will be subject to a £2 extra charge per person.
Pumpkin Plotters Hunt
Saturday 16th October - Sunday 24th October, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Join the hunt for the plotting pumpkins!
Sorcery & Superstitions: Escape Quest
Thursday 21st October, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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.
Make a Bug Hotel
Thursday 21st October, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us in this fun crafting session to make a safe place for all the minibeasts and insects this half term This is the most ideal time to make a bug hotel as it’s where many animals look for cosy places to hibernate over winter!
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