23 Jul

Kids Run Free

Fun Activities for Children during the Summer at Kiplin Hall

Kids Run Free this School Summer Holidays at Kiplin Hall 

Saturday 23 July - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Children 0-15 admitted FREE to House and gardens or gardens only*

Loads of space to run, imagine, let off steam, and if that gets boring…

 

Swashbuckle on our Play Ship

Dig in our Archaeology Trench

Get competitive in the garden with Giant Games

Pond dip in the woods

Skelecrows – make a scarecrow at home to join our little flock or add something to one of the residents

Leap, balance, jump in our natural play area

Become  ayoung explorer

Follow our trails; hunt for wildlife

 Open Saturday – Wednesday 10am-5pm (Hall from 11)

Adult Ticket House and Grounds £8.65, Grounds Only £5.90

Concession Ticket: House and Grounds £7.80, Grounds Only £5.00

* must be accompanied by an adult paying full ticket price

** may not be used in conjunction with any other offers

Children must be accompanied by an adult

4 Aug

Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales at Kiplin HallThursday, 4 August, 7.30pm, picnics from 6pm

Theatre by the Lake

The Pantaloons' cast of just 5 actors presents every one of geoffrey Chaucer's timeless tales in under 2 hours.

Join the pilgrims for puppetry, music and magic, talking chickens and burnt bottoms!

Fast-paced, physical and funny, the show is pure medieval mayhem for the whole family.Canterbury Tales at Kiplin Hall

"Dazzlingly daft" - The Stage

Tickets: Adult £12.50, Child £8

15 Sep

How to Create the Perfect Herbaceous Border

 Kiplin Hall Head Gardener, Chris BakerStarting from scratch, Head Gardener, Chris Baker, will guide you through making your borders bloom.

Chris 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 £19.50 per person, including coffee and cake.

Please bring a packed lunch.

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

Booking essential

3 Oct

Art through the Ages in an English Country House

Art through the Ages in an English Country House at Kiplin HallThe 18th Century

What sort of paintings were seen in an English country house? How did they differ each century in terms of style and content? 

Art historian, Sandra Pollard, introduces art from the 18th century in this interesting lecture, linking them to the many paintings that hang at Kiplin Hall. 

 

Sandra Pollard, B.A., M.A., is an experienced freelance lecturer for NADFAS and the Art Fund. 

£20 per person per talk

Other Talks in the Series

Tuesday 28 June - The 17th Century

Tuesday 18 October - The 19th Century

Coffee/tea and cake, plus admission to the Hall in the afternoon are included in the price.

Lecture 10.30am - 12.30pm.

Lunch is served in the Tea Room until 2pm. 

Booking for these talks is advisable, but there may be places left at the last minute, so do call to enquire - 01748 818178

7 Oct

Candlelit Promenade Concert

Friday 7 October, 7 - 9.30pm

Kiplin Hall presents a candlelit promenade concert on Friday 7 October, between 7 and 9.30pm.

Visitors are invited to stroll through the Jacobean Hall and listen to music through the centuries.

Ground Floor Library - The Mowbray String Quartet.

The Mowbray String QuartetMembers of this group, of whom there are 5, 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).

 

 

First Floor - Take Four

Meanwhile, in the first floor Drawing Room, TakeFour, the north-east based clarinet quartet, who specialise in playing light music of the 19th and 20th centuries, will entertain with their programme.

Second Floor -  Performers to o be Announced

Tickets £7 per person on the door.  For further information, please visit www.kiplinhall.co.uk, or telephone 01748 818178.

 During the evening Supper of the centuries will be served in the Tea Room. Please telephone for further details and to reserve a table.

18 Oct

Art through the Ages in an English Country House


Art through the Ages 19th centuryThe 19th Century

What sort of paintings were seen in an English country house? How did they differ each century in terms of style and content? 

Art historian, Sandra Pollard, introduces art from the 19th century in this interesting lecture, linking them to the many paintings that hang at Kiplin Hall. 

 

Sandra Pollard, B.A., M.A., is an experienced freelance lecturer for NADFAS and the Art Fund. 

£20 per person per talk

Other Talks in the Series

Tuesday 28 June - The 17th Century

Tuesday 3 October - The 18th Century

Coffee/tea and cake, plus admission to the Hall in the afternoon are included in the price.

Lecture 10.30am - 12.30pm.

Lunch is served in the Tea Room until 2pm. 

Booking for these talks is advisable, but there may be places left at the last minute, so do call to enquire - 01748 818178