1 Feb

Snowdrops and Spring Flowers

Snowdrops and Spring Flowers

Gardens re-open Sunday 1 February

Carpets of snowdrops & aconites followed by spring flowers.

Bulbs in the green for sale.


21 Feb

Wartime Wedding and Tea

Wartime Wedding

Saturday 21 February, 2pm & 4.30pm

The History Wardrobe presents a wonderfully nostalgic presentation about rationed fashion during WW2, celebrating the good humour and hard work of the make-do-and-mend era. A stunning display of original items, including a ‘utility’ corset, wooden-soled shoes and a parachute nylon dress.

Followed by afternoon tea.

Tickets £15.50

Please telephone 01748 818178

Booking essential

19 Mar

Planning a Vegetable Garden

 Thursday 19 March, 10am - 3pm

 Kiplin Hall Head Gardener, Chris BakerLearn how to create a productive vegetable garden with Head Gardener, Chris Baker.

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

3 Apr

Alice's Easter Wonderland

Gardens 10am - 5pm, Hall 2 - 5pm

Celebrating 150 years since the publication of  Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, lots of fun Fun for families in the Hall and grounds.

Details to follow

Usual admission prices apply:-

Gardens and Grounds only Adult £5.30; Concession £4.30; Child £2.30; Family (2+3) £14.50

Hall, gardens and Grounds Adult £8.30; Concession £7.30; Child £4.30; Family (2+3) £24.50

No booking required

Children must be accompanied by an adult

16 May

100 Shades of Green

WI Northern Federations Centenary Celebrations

Flower and Craft Exhibition


Saturday 16th - Tuesday 19th May 2015

10.00am - 5.00pm

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Institute

Admission Adults and Concessions £8

Groups please call Durham Counties Federation of Women's Institutes, 01388 819100 and speak with either Ruth or Ann, Tuesday - Thursday, 9.30am - 4pm

Children must be accompanied by an adult

31 May

70 Years from V.E. Day

V.E. Day 8 May, 1945 - RAF re-enactors will raise the flag to celebrate Victory in Europe day.

Find out how people held street parties, despite rationing; hear music from singing duo, Malcolm and Carole Brown and experience Brian Forbes's War's Enda personal view of what this meant to different people and where they were when the armistice was declared.

Included in admission to the Hall - Adult £8.30, Concession £7.30, Child £4.30, Family £24.50                            


Children must be accompanied by an adult