Events

Celebrate the City

Jun 22nd, 2012 | By

various locations in the City of London; see website for details. most events are free.



2nd Dartmouth Sea Shanty Festival

Jun 22nd, 2012 | By

http://www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk/ Bandstand in the Royal Avenue Gardens, Dartmouth, Devon and on board the vessels see website for details



Newport: The Big Splash

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

City Centre, Rodney Parade & River Usk, Newport, Monmouthshire, times vary so see website for details



Bike Week

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

see the website for the nearest event to you



White Peak, Derbyshire, England – Photography by Steve Chapman

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Exhibition by Steve Chapman of photography covering a wide range of subjects from landscapes to portraits macro and architectural works.More Information: Lucy Chadburn, 01433 670368, PeakDistrict@nationaltrust.org.ukWhite Peak, Derbyshire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukWhite Peak, Derbyshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Mottisfont, Hampshire, England – Hunter / Hunted ‘ a new art installation

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Visit the Red and Yellow Rooms of the House for something different. Artist collective WE (Kye Wilson and Helena Eflerov) have made a new site specific, video and sound installation in response to the estate and some of its stories. For many years, hunting animals was a central part of life at Mottisfont. Humans also pursued each other here at weekend parties. A statue of the doomed hunter Acteaon has inspired WE to make a two part video display. Both films were made in the [...]



Chirk Castle, Wrexham County Borough , Wales – Exhibition – Oswestry & District Society of Artists

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

See the work of talented local amateur artists. This is your chance to buy your very own work of art to take home.More Information: Chirk Castle, 01691 777701, chirkcastle@nationaltrust.org.ukChirk Castle, Wrexham County Borough , Waleshttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukChirk Castle, Wrexham County Borough , Wales There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the [...]



Avebury:National Trust Estate Office, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire, Wiltshire, England – Celebrating Art in the Garden

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

The garden at Avebury Manor provides a wonderful setting for a major selling exhibition of contemporary art. Work on display includes metal, ceramic, glass, bronze, and willow sculpture as well as fine hand crafted pots.More Information: The visitor services team, 01672 539250, avebury@nationaltrust.org.ukAvebury:National Trust Estate Office, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire, Wiltshire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukAvebury:National Trust Estate Office, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire, Wiltshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which [...]



Trelissick Garden , Cornwall, England – You Are Here – Art Display in Carcaddon

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

An exhibition by University College Falmouth Contemporary Crafts Students in Carcaddon with exciting ideas and thought provoking artwork.More Information: Property Office, 01872 862090, trelissick@nationaltrust.org.ukTrelissick Garden , Cornwall, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukTrelissick Garden , Cornwall, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Coughton Court:near Alcester, Warwickshire, England – The Art Wall – Spring Exhibition

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

An exhibition of poetry inspired artworks by renowned print maker, Carry AckroydMore Information: Event bookings, 01789 400777 op2, coughtoncourt@nationaltrust.org.ukCoughton Court:near Alcester, Warwickshire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukCoughton Court:near Alcester, Warwickshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Ightham Mote, Kent, England – Inspiration of Ightham and the National Trust

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Come and see this fabulous art exhibition featuring the work of artist Mariusz Kaldowski.More Information: Ightham Mote Property Office, 01732 810378 ext 100, ighthammote@nationaltrust.org.ukIghtham Mote, Kent, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukIghtham Mote, Kent, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



The Church House, Devon, England – Local handicrafts

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

An exhibition of textiles and basketware made by Manaton craft workers Kay Balmforth (textile) and Jan Baker (basketware) using Dartmoor wool and Dartmoor willow.More Information: The Church House, 01364 621321, churchhouse@nationaltrust.org.ukThe Church House, Devon, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukThe Church House, Devon, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: [...]



Greenway , Devon, England – Shoal Art Brixham

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Featuring the work of Nicky Stevenson, Emma Carter, John Gillo, Julia Finzel, Kevin Wright, John Stevenson and Elisabeth Hadley. These award winning professional artists produce a visual feast for all.Greenway , Devon, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukGreenway , Devon, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Buttermere and Ennerdales:The Lake District National Park, near Cockermouth, Cumbria, England – Whitehaven Diamond Jubilee Festival

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

A fantastic weekend of celebrations with hundreds of stalls and activities around Whitehavens historic harbour, air displays, fun fairs, cookery displays, jet skies, tall ships, music, fireworks, military hardware, helicopter flights, car displays, etc etc.More Information: Colourful Coast, 07785226698, chris.gomersall@nationaltrust.org.ukButtermere and Ennerdales:The Lake District National Park, near Cockermouth, Cumbria, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukButtermere and Ennerdales:The Lake District National Park, near Cockermouth, Cumbria, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you [...]



Denbigh Castle, Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales – The Watchman’s Rounds

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Fancy a look at Denbigh Castle when the crowds have gone home? Join the castles night watchman as he does his rounds of the castle and town walls.Denbigh Castle, Denbigh, Denbighshire, Waleshttp://cadw.wales.gov.uk/events/allevents/5889059/?lang=enDenbigh Castle, Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Wallington, Northumberland, England – Exhibition – A Tale of Two Dresses

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Explore our exhibition unpicking the threads of a 250 year old mystery surrounding two society beauties, two famous artists and one dress, as our well-loved portrait of Suky Trevelyan is joined by the portrait of the Countess of Dysart on a special visit from Ham House.More Information: Estate Office, 01670 773600, wallington@nationaltrust.org.ukWallington, Northumberland, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukWallington, Northumberland, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find [...]



Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire, England – Centingas Living History Camp

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Come and see the re-enactment group Centingas, as they portray Anglo Saxon life in their living history camp at Old Lodge in the park.More Information: Property Office, 0117 9372501, dyrhampark@nationaltrust.org.ukDyrham Park, Gloucestershire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukDyrham Park, Gloucestershire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire, England – A World Away – Contemporary art at Dyrham Park

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

The National Trust have joined forces with the Arts Council Collection to bring you a fabulous selection of works from some of the biggest names in contemporary art, displayed throughout the house. With works by British artists including Leo Fitzmaurice, Mona Hatoum, Mariele Neudecker, Cornelia Parker, Marc Quinn, Yinka Shonibare and Mark Wallinger, whether or not youre an aficionado of contemporary art, this show offers a fantastic chance to see William Blathwayts baroque mansion and its historic contents in a new light. Visit the exhibitions [...]



Mottisfont, Hampshire, England – Patrick Lichfield- The Polaroids

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

The collection of polaroids of world renowned photographer, Patrick Lichfield comes to Mottisfont. This exhibition presents the work of the celebrated portrait photographer Patrick Lichfield. It focuses on his fascinating Polaroid boards, which document the many people he photographed over a thirty year career. The show will also include individual portraits by the man who captured the spirit of many of our most famous faces from the sixties onwards.Mottisfont, Hampshire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukMottisfont, Hampshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted [...]



Stourhead, Wiltshire, England – The Stourhead Summer Exhibition

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

The annual exhibition of visual arts, organised by First-View Gallery. Open to all media including painting, ceramic, bronze and wood. Over 500 selected works will be available for sale, prices from 20 to 8,000. Demonstrations will take place in the courtyard.More Information: Jane Parfitt, 01747 840747, jane@first-view.co.ukStourhead, Wiltshire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukStourhead, Wiltshire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, [...]



A la Ronde:Summer Lane, Exmouth, Exmouth, England – Exhibition – Yvonne Taylor

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Shades of Devon – an exhibition of paintings by Yvonne Taylor Bold colours and images feature in this stunning display of paintings by local artist Yvonne Taylor. Free entry to the exhibition in Stable and Tea-room. Please note the property is closed on Thursdays and Fridays during this period.More Information: A la Ronde, 01395 265514, alaronde@nationaltrust.org.ukA la Ronde:Summer Lane, Exmouth, Exmouth, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukA la Ronde:Summer Lane, Exmouth, Exmouth, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, [...]



Trelissick Garden , Cornwall, England – John Dyer Exhibition

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

On Saturdays and Sundays the Barn at Trelissick will be hung with a spectacular collection of Johns paintings from his residencies with Alan Titchmarsh, Kim Wilde, Eden Porject and BBC Gardeners Wold Live and from his residences around the world during the last ten years painting the worlds major food harvests.More Information: Property Office, 01872 862090, trelissick@nationaltrust.org.ukTrelissick Garden , Cornwall, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukTrelissick Garden , Cornwall, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to [...]



Hanbury Hall and Gardens, Worcestershire, England – Sutton Coldfield Society of Artists Exhibition

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Members of The Sutton Coldfield Society of Artists will exhibit their work in the Long Gallery at Hanbury Hall.More Information: Kathryn Lovell, 01527 821214, kathryn.lovell@nationaltrust.org.ukHanbury Hall and Gardens, Worcestershire, Englandhttp://www.nationaltrust.org.ukHanbury Hall and Gardens, Worcestershire, England There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland – Jubilee Weekend

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Come along this Jubilee weekend for a scavenger hunt, nature events, and our Jubilee-themed Art Attack! Do you think you can follow the trail of our lost explorer, and earn yourself a chocolatey treat? Hes been sending back lots of pictures from his travels, so see if you can find your way around our grounds! On Monday and Tuesday well also have our Jubilee-themed Art Attack and nature activities around the gardens. David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotlandhttp://www.nts.org.uk/Events/David-Livingstone-Centre/Jubilee-Weekend/David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland [...]



Conwy Castle, Conwy, Wales – Walks with the Washerwoman Laundry, Lingerie and Lye

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Our washerwoman will lead you around the castle and take you into the town.Conwy Castle, Conwy, Waleshttp://cadw.wales.gov.uk/events/allevents/5993495/?lang=enConwy Castle, Conwy, Wales There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can be found at the following page: http://www.justabouttravel.net/membership/



Saltram, Devon, England – Sinopticon

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

An exhibition of contemporary chinoiserie in contemporary art, supported by a range of exciting events. A new multi-sited exhibition featuring the work of 13 international contemporary artists that explores the historical and cultural influences of China. Look out for more details of a wide range of events supporting Sinopticon at Saltram. Sinopticon is part of the National Trusts Trust New Art programme, in partnership with Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and Plymouth College of Art. More details at www.sinopticon.orgMore Information: Admin [...]



Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotland – Acorn Craft Fair

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

Join the Acorn Craft Fair – a great range of bespoke products to choose from!The Craft Fair will take place at the Stone Barn of the Visitor Centre. Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotlandhttp://www.nts.org.uk/Events/Culzean-Castle-Country-Park/Acorn-Craft-Fair/Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotland There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other benefits. Links which you can use to find out what programs are available, and what the benefits are can [...]



Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotland – Carrick 800 – Historical Enactment

Jun 19th, 2012 | By

An renactment of a local legend in the Fountain Court at 2.30pm until 3.30pm.KENNEDY JUSTICE AT THE RED MOSS INN. The Kennedys are having a meeting at the inn. An old feud will be resolved. Observe as Kennedy against Kennedy resolve their woes by powder and blade. Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotlandhttp://www.nts.org.uk/Events/Culzean-Castle-Country-Park/Carrick-800-Historical-Enactment/Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire, Scotland There are many organisations in the UK which offer membership allowing discounted visits and events to members, in addition to other [...]