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After Hours

Try something different in 2018

Join us after hours for a special programme of unique events throughout 2018.

When the crowds have left and our beautiful buildings are quiet, we invite you to try something different. Sample a wide range of specially programmed talks and workshops, from photography to calligraphy, historical fashion to how stories inspire peace. 

*Special offer - 3 for 2 - buy tickets to two different events and get a third free

After Hours Events 2018:

New Place at Night - 10 March - The modern gardens where Shakespeare's house stood are truly impressive after hours.  

What is it all about then? Macbeth – 14 April - Ever wondered what all the fuss is about Macbeth?  Then this talk is for you.

Life on a Tudor Farm - 12th May  - Join our resident Tudor Pat Atkins as she tells us tales from Mary Arden's Farm.

Photography skills – 9 June - Bring your camera and enjoy exclusive after-hours access to Anne Hathaway's Cottage.

Shakespeare’s Ale – 14 July - A delicious tasting evening with Bob Yeats from Tunnel Brewery.

Sex and the Tudors – 15 September - Join Tutbury Castle Curator, Lesley Smith,  in a rip-roaring tumble through the sexual exploits of the Tudors.

The Power of Words – 13 October - The Very Reverend John Whitcombe, Dean of Coventry Cathedral talks about how the moving story from Coventry Cathedral has helped shape communities locally and across the world.

Corsets and Codpieces – 10 November - Join our resident costume expert Nic Fulcher as he takes us on a journey into the intimate world of Tudor fashion.

Calligraphy for Christmas – 8 December - Learn to write in Gothic script with dip pens and ink on a selection of gorgeous papers. NOW FULLY BOOKED

We are busy working on our programme for 2019 - keep checking this page for updates


All After Hours events are on Saturdays from 5.30-7pm.  

Tickets: £10 Adult /£8 Friends of the Trust & RSC Members. 

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