Residential Historical Textile Course based at Sudeley Castle with Tutor Jacqueline Hyman, MA, ACR (Accredited Conservator/Restorer) £495.00 per person Sudeley Castle was the home of Katherine Parr and today houses the most fabulous collection of early 17th, 18th and 19th century textiles (costume, embroideries, lace, etc.) and related artefacts. This course will provide the unique opportunity for studying these historic textiles, many of which are not on current display, Talks…
Sudeley Castle & Gardens is one of just seven venues taking part in the 2014 ‘King Richard III Reconstructed Head’ tour as seen on the Channel 4 TV documentary, ‘The King in the Car Park’. A 3D facial replica based on the skull of Richard III, whose remains were discovered beneath a car park in Leicester last year, will be on show at the castle from 2nd to 15th April, allowing the…
As part of the Richard III exhibit, screenwriter Philippa Langley, who organised the excavation of the Leicester car park leading to the royal find, will be delivering a talk and signing copies of her book on the evening of 3rd April. Tickets for the talk cost £8 and can be booked by calling 01242 602308.
As part of the Richard III exhibition, Philippa Langley will be opening Richard III Day on April 4th. The day will include the children from Winchcombe School in character, performing plays and taking part in activities throughout the day. We will also be joined by musicians Waytes and Measures who will be performing music of the period.
Esteemed historian Alison Weir, whose early modern fictional works are among the most popular in the UK, will be delivering a talk, Richard III: The Man and the Myth, at 7pm on 4th April, as well as signing books. Tickets cost £12 and can be booked by calling 01242 602308 during office hours. Doors open from 6:30pm.
Book 01242 602308 during office hours. Garden Bird Walk followed by a light breakfast.
Exclusive homes and gardens sale in luxurious marquee with adjoining restaurant selling furniture for indoors and outdoors; decorative accessories, gifts and some fashion items. Also food hall. In aid of Against Breast Cancer. Children under 16 free. Visitors receive a 25% discount off touring the castle and award-winning gardens, valid for the 2014 season.
Victorian activities including Morris and May Pole dancing, characters in Victorian dress and a Punch and Judy show.
A day with Sudeley’s Textiles Conservator – a tour, talks and a the chance to view textiles not on display. To book tickets, call 01242 602308 during office hours.
A Garden Bird Walk followed by a light breakfast. To book tickets, call 01242 602308 during office hours.
Tickets available on 0845 459 7469 or from Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham.
A Family Fun Day in conjunction with Giffords Circus and Winchombe Festival
Enjoy a picnic on the lawn with your family whilst listening to music by the Castle ruins.
Fantastic British Food Festival with cookery talks, tastings, demonstrations, hot food stalls, drinks tent and produce stalls from dozens of specialist local food producers. Non-refundable advance tickets include preferential entry for talks, tastings and demonstrations AND VIP free parking. www.FantasticBritishFoodFestivals.com
Enjoy a picnic on the lawn with your family whilst listening to music from the Castle ruins.
Celebrating Sudeley Castle & Gardens’ history with Romans, Tudors, Victorians and WW1
A talk and book signing from David Starkey. To book tickets call 01242 602308 during office hours.
A day with Sudeley’s Textiles Conservator including a tour, talks and the chance to view textiles not on display. To book tickets, call 01242 602308 during office hours.