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