Local National Trust Summer Events 2019

Local National Trust Summer Events 2019

07/06/2019

Local National Trust Summer Events 2019


 

Looking to visit a National Trust property and wondering what's on this summer? Here in the West Midlands, we are fortunate enough to have plenty of National Trust properties right on our doorstep. We have very helpful gathered together most of the National Trust summer events for you all in one blog to save you time searching! For more summer inspiration to keep the kids occupied, take a look at our '23 Things to do with the kids this summer' blog.

To find out more about The National Trust and their local properties and gardens, visit the website.

 

Local National Trust Summer Events August 2019


Family-friendly give it a go art workshop | Upton House and Gardens


Thu 1st Aug 2019 10:00 - 13:00
With an MA in textiles and a wealth of experience encouraging others, Lis joins us again for a special family-friendly art workshop. Choose from a selection of materials and weave your own mat. Price includes materials and refreshments.

Various Events | Croome


Throughout August 2019

From face painting to walks and open days. Croome has plenty of National Trust Summer events to keep you busy this August!

Summer Play Trails | Clent Hills


Every day in August 2019 10:00 - 16:00
Create your own adventures and have fun exploring the hills. A selection of trails will run throughout the holidays and each one comes with a small prize.

David Birtwhistle exhibition | Upton House and Gardens


Dates throughout August 2019 11:00 - 16:00
We have a special exhibition coming to Upton House and Gardens this summer. Artist David Birtwhistle will be exhibiting a number of his beautiful watercolour paintings in the new squash court.

Outdoor Cinema: Monsters Inc | Hanbury Hall and Gardens


Sat 3rd Aug 2019 17:00 - 18:30
Join Sundown this summer on our daylight screen at Hanbury Hall. We start at a family friendly time so everyone can enjoy this magical film outdoors.

Outdoor Cinema: The Greatest Showman | Hanbury Hall and Gardens


Sat 3rd Aug 2019 20:00 - 22:00
Join us for an evening of Outdoor Cinema in the beautiful setting of Hanbury Hall.

The Baddesley Book Fair 2019 | Baddelsey Clinton


Sat 3rd Aug - Sun 18th Aug 2019 11:00 - 16:00
A large selection of new and second hand books for sale within the gardens at Baddesley Clinton.

What's On This Summer: National Trust Summer Events in West Midlands

The Duck Race 2019 | Coughton Court


Every Tuesday in August 2019 14:00 - 15:00
One of our favourite National Trust Summer Events. Celebrate the summer holidays by getting all the family together to sponsor a duck on Coughton's traditional duck race down the River Arrow, plus traditional games for families.

Wildlife Wednesdays | Upton House and Gardens


Every Wednesday in August 2019 11:00 - 15:00
Join us at Upton House and Gardens every Wednesday throughout the summer holidays to learn everything you ever wanted to know about badgers, bees, hedgehogs and more. From arts and crafts to quizzes and talks, there's something for all ages. There will be timed talks and other sessions available throughout the day, please see the website for more details.

Summer Activities | Moseley Old Hall


Various dates in August 2019 11:00 - 15:00
Join us each week, Mondays and Tuesdays, for family fun in the garden and woodland at Moseley. With a different theme each week, usually with something to make and take home! Lammas, Map Quest, What’s Wild Where?, Civil War Camp.

Afternoon tea talk - Kitty Lloyd-Jones | Upton House and Gardens


Thu 8th Aug 2019 14:30 - 16:00
Discover the story of Kitty Lloyd Jones, one of the first female garden designers, and creator of Lady Bearsted’s Upton House gardens.

Outdoor Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody (12A) | Coughton Court


Fri 9th Aug 2019 21:30 - 23:30
An exciting opportunity to watch one of your favourite films against the backdrop of the Tudor house. Don't forget to bring a picnic.

Bat Walk | Charlecote Park


Fri 9th Aug 2019 21:30 - 23:00
Charlecote Park is home to lots of bats! Stroll around the grounds with a member of Warwickshire Bat Group to find out a little more about them and, hopefully, see a few. Detecting equipment will be provided for the evening.

Outdoor Cinema: Dirty Dancing (12A) | Coughton Court


Sat 10th Aug 2019 21:30 - 23:30
An exciting opportunity to watch one of your favourite films against the backdrop of the Tudor house. Don't forget to bring a picnic.

Outdoor Theatre: Alice in Wonderland | Hanbury Hall and Gardens


Sat 10th Aug 2019 19:00 - 21:30
Join us for a night of family entertainment provided by Immersion Theatre. See Alice in Wonderland like you never have before in the setting of Hanbury Hall

Outdoor Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing | Charlecote Park


Sat 10th Aug 2019 19:00 - 21:30
The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props and costumes across the UK, performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare's plays.

What's On This Summer: National Trust Summer Events in West Midlands

Outdoor Theatre: MacBeth | Charlecote Park


Sun 11th Aug 2019 19:00 - 21:30
The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props and costumes across the UK, performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare's plays.

Ley Lines Walk | Upton House and Gardens


Mon 12th Aug 2019 10:00 - 14:00
Join us for a 5.5 mile walk of the ley lines across Edge Hill and through the village of Ratley.

Monday Meditation | Upton House and Gardens


Mon 12th Aug 2019 Various Times
These 30 minute sessions are aimed at families with children aged 3 years and over. Activities include creative storytelling, songs, play and dance as well as a short relaxation / meditation at the end. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults £3, Children £2, plus normal admission.

Family garden walk and talk | Upton House and Gardens


Tue 13th & Tue 20th Aug 2019 Various Times
Come on a walk around the garden and hear stories about Kitty Lloyd Jones who designed the garden for Lord & Lady Bearsted in the 1930s.

Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream | Packwood House


Wed 14th Aug 2019 15:00 - 18:00
David Walliams novel beautifully adapted for live outdoor performances, Gangsta Granny is the tale of a bored boy who discovers his kindly grandma was a former jewel thief. Together they hatch a plan to steal the Crown Jewels... what can go wrong!?

Ramble with the Ranger | Clent Hills

Wed 14th Aug 2019 10:00 - 13:00
Join our ranger for a 5-mile ramble finding out about the work carried out across the Clent Hills to conserve and protect the landscape.

Outdoor Theatre: Wind in the willows | Upton House and Gardens


Fri 16th Aug 2019 16:30 - 21:00
This summer, for the first time ever at Upton, we’re offering an outdoor theatre experience fit for all the family.

Outdoor Theatre: Sense & Sensibility| Greyfriar's House and Garden


Sun 18th Aug 2019 14:30 - 16:30
Heroes, heartbreak and debonair villains, all topped off with a dashing duel, will have you falling in love with this wonderful Austen novel and leave you wondering, are you an Elinor or a Marianne?

Summer Sun Ramble | Clent Hills


Sun 25th Aug 2019 10:00 - 13:00
See the Hills in all their summer glory and find out what happens on Clent during the summer season.

What's On This Summer: National Trust Summer Events in West Midlands

Outdoor Theatre: Private Lives | Hanbury Hall and Gardens


Sat 31st Aug 2019 19:00 - 22:00
Join us for this outdoor adaptation of Noel Coward’s celebrated comedy, Private Lives. Heartbreak Production promises to deliver an evening of sparkling entertainment, nostalgic music, and delicious one-liners.

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