17 Sep

Planning an Herbaceous Border

 Thursday 17 September, 10am - 3pm

 Kiplin Hall Head Gardener, Chris BakerHead Gardener, Chris Baker, explains how to create the perfect border for all year colour, looking at design, structure and preparation for spring planting.

The workshop will be held in the Hall and participants will have an opportunity to look around the gardens to see how Chris has planned and planted the restored Kiplin gardens.

The workshop is limited to 25 places. 

Tickets are £15 per person.

Coffee provided, but please bring a packed lunch.

To book please telephone 01748 818178 or email info@kiplinhall.co.uk

 

Booking essential

9 Oct

Music Through the Ages by Candlelight

Friday 9 October, 7 - 9.30pm

A candelit promenade concert - stroll through the Hall and hear music from the 17th to the 20th centuries. £6 per person - no booking required.

Ground Floor Library - The Mowbray String Quartet.

Members of this group are all long-standing members of the Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, who have enjoyed playing quartets together for many years.  Its members are Rowena Hardy and Tom Banfield (violins), Tim Jackson (viola) and Lynda or Neil Perry (cello).

PROGRAMME

Part 1

Pachelbel - Canon

Haydn - Quartet in F, Opus 74 No. 2 - Allegro spirituoso, Andante grazioso, Allegro, Presto

Schubert - Andante from Quartet in A Minor, opus 29

Mendelssohn:  Canzonetta from Quartet opus 12

Borodin:  Nocturne from Quartet no 2 in D

Mozart:  Rondo from Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Part 2

Mozart:  Quartet in B flat K458 'The Hunt' - Allegro vivace assai, Menuetto, Adagio, Vivace assai

Schubert:   Allegro from Quintet in C 

First Floor - Clarinet Quartet

Details to be announced.

Second Floor

Details to be announced

The Tea Room will be open for Supper Through the Centuries.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

25 Oct

Witches and Wizards

Dress up, come and play!

Halloween fun, trails and more in the Hall and gardens.

The Gardens and Tea Room open at 10am and the Hall at 2pm, Sunday - Wednesday, 25 – 28 October. All close at 5pm as dusk approaches and witches and wizards fly out and about!

Included in usual admission price to the Hall and Gardens.

House and Gardens: Adult £8.30, Concession £7.30, Child £4.30, Under 5s FOC, Family (2+ £) £24.50

Gardens Only: Adult £5.30, Concession £4.30, Child £2.30, Under 5s FOC, Family (2+ £) £14.50.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

29 Oct

Torchlight Ghost Tours

Thursday and Friday, 29 and 30 October,  6pm and 8pm

Further tales from the' Victorian' housekeeper, Mrs. Jocelyn, as she guides visitors around the eerie 17th century Hall, which regularly features on Most Haunted.

Many tales are told of sounds, smells and sightings in and around the historic Hall: the echo of footsteps and sobbing in the ground floor Drawing Room; a woman in the long, narrow servants’ tunnel; a whiff of pipe smoke in the Second World War Kitchen; a hint of cologne detected in the Upper Drawing Room and many more unexplained tales that emanate from the past.

Kiplin Hall is steeped with the history of nearly four hundred years of life and death, and many spine-tingling accounts of eerie experiences have been recorded over the years.  Book early for these fascinating tours of Kiplin Hall and extraordinary tales of its ghostly inhabitants.

Booking is essential for the Torchlight Ghost Tours as places are limited to 25 per tour. Cost, including refreshments, is £10 for adults and £7 for children, who must be aged eight or over and not of a nervous disposition. Please bring torches.

Booking essential

Children must be accompanied by an adult

30 Oct

Torchlight Ghost Tours

Join the' Victorian' housekeeper, Mrs. Jocelyn, for tours of the 17th century Hall, which regularly features on Most Haunted.

Many tales are told of sounds, smells and sightings in and around the historic Hall: the echo of footsteps and sobbing in the ground floor Drawing Room; a woman in the long, narrow servants’ tunnel; a whiff of pipe smoke in the Second World War Kitchen; a hint of cologne detected in the Upper Drawing Room and many more unexplained tales that emanate from the past.

Kiplin Hall is steeped with the history of nearly four hundred years of life and death, and many spine-tingling accounts of eerie experiences have been recorded over the years.  Book early for these fascinating tours of Kiplin Hall and extraordinary tales of its ghostly inhabitants.

Booking is essential for the Torchlight Ghost Tours as places are limited to 25 per tour. Cost, including refreshments, is £10 for adults and £7 for children, who must be aged eight or over and not of a nervous disposition. Please bring torches.

Booking essential

Children must be accompanied by an adult

4 Dec

A Dickens of a Christmas, Friday - Sunday 4th - 6th and 11th - 13th December

Kiplin Hall Travellers' Bedroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dip into our Dickensian Christmas Compendium of celebrations and enjoy the Hall decked with real Christmas trees, fresh flowers and greenery. 

Christmas at Kiplin Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This year, Kiplin volunteers and local groups are creating a Victorian Christmas using the Christmas novels of Charles Dickens as their theme.

Kiplin Hall in Winter  

  •   December 1843: A Christmas Carol 
  •   December 1844: The Chimes 
  •   December 1845: The Cricket on the Hearth
  •   December 1846: The Battle of Life 19 December
  •   1848: The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain 
  •   1850 - 1867, The Christmas Short Stories

 

 Local craftspeople and traders will have stalls at the Christmas Gift Fair in the Maryland Study Centre, offering cards, festive foods, tatting and lace knitting, sewing and crafts, sculpture, prints and paintings, silk handbags, jewellery, original artwork, hand painted china, walking sticks, bone handled cutlery and more. A relaxed and pleasant way to shop for original presents.

Christmas lunches and other festive treats will be served in the award-winning Tea Room. Christmas Treats in Kiplin Hall's Tea Room

If the weather is fine enjoy a winter stroll in the gardens. 

Musical Highlights - included in admission to the Hall

Northallerton Handbell Ringers

Playing carols in the Library.

Sundays 6 and 13 December, 2 - 3pm in the Library

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Opening Times

Friday - Sunday 4th, 5th & 6th and 11th, 12th & 13th December. 

10am - 4pm

Admission to the Hall and Gardens: Adult £8.30, Concession £7.30, Child £4.30, Family (2 + 3) £24.50

Please note, HHA cards are not valid for this special Christmas event.

* There is no admission charge for the Christmas Gift Fair in the Maryland Study Centre or the Tea Room, which is located in the Hall.

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Groups

We are offering guided tours of our Dickens of a Christmas for large groups on Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 December.

Very popular last year, so please book early!

Call Jess on 01748 818178

Children must be accompanied by an adult