Heritage Open Day

Saturday 9 September at 1pm

The Red House

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Saturday 9 September, 1-5pm

Explore the site for free on this nationwide event. Special tours and activities will take place throughout the afternoon, see below for details.


1pm: Tour the collections

A behind the scenes tour of the Archive and display of items of the collection. Suitable for adults

1-5pm: The Gardens

Find out what plants are growing and what is planned for the year ahead. Suitable for all ages

2pm: Red House Bugs

Find out about the bugs that live in The Red House. Includes a fun bug-making activity for children. Suitable for 5-11yrs

2-4pm: The Red House

See the house, including the top floor which is not normally open to the public. Suitable for all ages

2-4pm: Folksong Soundscape

Listen and relax to audio tracks of folksongs around the gardens. Suitable for all ages

3pm: Making an exhibition

Hear about the thought process behind mounting an exhibition and choosing the stories to tell. With exhibition curator Lucy Walker. Suitable for all ages

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Admission and events are free. Due to space, some will be ticketed on a first-come, first-served basis on the day.

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