National Trust: Dudmaston Hall

National Trust: Dudmaston Hall
Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6QN
  • Telephone 01746 780866
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  • Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dudmaston
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Archery with Shropshire Scouts

Join Shropshire Scouts for archery on the lower terrace of the garden. Can you hit the target?

Sun 16 Jun

Admission applies / 01746 780866

Beginners botanical watercolour workshop

We’ll keep things simple with this introductory workshop, learning basic watercolour techniques and playing with botanical motifs while keeping it green- using only the colour green!

Mon 17 Jun

£46 Booking essential, admission applies / 01746 780866

Wed 9 Oct

£46 Booking essential, admission applies / 01746 780866

Borrow a balance bike in Comer Woods

We've teamed up with British Cycling and HSBC UK to provide free balance bikes for our youngest visitors. The bikes are available to hire on Saturdays and Sundays from the Shepherd's Hut in Comer Woods and throughout the school holidays. Find us near Heath Barn, it's just a short walk from the car park. Borrowing a bike…

Mon 27 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

Tue 28 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

Wed 29 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

…and 3 more dates until 1 Jun

Bowl Turning workshop with Amerton Arts Studio

Step by step instruction will be provided on correct tool selection and technique to turn the inside and outside of the bowl. The pole lathes are pedal operated which gives you a wonderful connection with the rhythm of wood removal. The finished bowl can be taken home at the end of the course.

Tue 2 Jul

£70 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Wed 3 Jul

£70 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Brush lettering workshop

This is an introductory workshop to the art of brush lettering. With all materials (and tea and cake) provided you will learn the basis of writing with a paintbrush and ink. We will learn the techniques for using the brush to create a range of shapes and lines, moving onto the alphabet and words of your choice and phrases…

Tue 4 Jun

£40 Admission applies / 01746 780866

Thu 3 Oct

£40 Admission applies / 01746 780866

Butterfly walk in Comer Woods

Meet Roger, our butterfly enthusiast in the car park in Comer Woods. Find out more about the butterfly species that live in the woodland and hopefully spot some of these beautiful creatures. Fingers crossed for some late morning sunshine.

Sun 23 Jun

Free Booking advisable / 01746 780866

Sun 7 Jul

Free Booking advisable / 01746 780866

Christmas Craft Fair

The Orchard and courtyards will play host to over 70 local artists, food producers and talented craftspeople who'll be selling a selection of present-perfect goodies.

Sat 23 Nov

£0–£5 (Children £0–£2.50) / 01746 780866

Sun 24 Nov

£0–£5 (Children £0–£2.50) / 01746 780866

Costume Exhibition: Connecting the Estate

Geoffrey Wolryche Whitmore's pioneering forestry techniques saved the estate from financial ruin after the World Wars. Take a look at his tools and forester's smock in the Costume Gallery and compare them to the tools and workwear our rangers wear today.

Mon 27 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

Tue 28 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

Wed 29 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

…and 17 more dates until 27 Jun

GeoFest 2019: Guided geology and landscape walk

As part of GeoFest 2019, we're celebrating the fascinating geology and landscape of the Dudmaston estate. Suitable for geology enthusiasts and complete beginners - join this guided walk to find out more about ancient rocks and fossils here at Dudmaston.

Sun 9 Jun

£6 Admission applies (Children £2 Admission applies) / 01746 780866

Sun 14 Jul

£6 Admission applies (Children £2 Admission applies) / 01746 780866

GeoFest 2019: Rock and Fossil challenge in Comer Woods

Become a geologist for the afternoon. Take a closer look at specimens of rocks and fossils to complete the challenge.

Thu 1 Aug

Free / 01746 780866

Thu 22 Aug

Free / 01746 780866

If Pairing Were Power…

Supported by funding from the Arts Council and part of the National Trust's programme for Contemporary Arts, 'If Pairing Were Power' takes us on a journey of intrigue and emotion in this most love home, lived in by the same family for almost 900 years.

Mon 27 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

Tue 28 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

Wed 29 May

Free Admission applies / 01746 780866

…and 16 more dates until 20 Jun

Meadow Medicine workshop

During the day you'll learn about the tradition and science behind Western Herbal Medicine, along with the practical aspects of using it. We'll also go foraging around Dudmaston Estate before making our own remedies to take home.

Sun 30 Jun

£69 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Morville Hall open days

Originally an Elizabethan House, Morville was extensively enlarged around 1750, giving it the appearance of a Georgian Home.

Fri 14 Jun

£4 (Children £2) / 01746 780866

Sat 15 Jun

£4 (Children £2) / 01746 780866

Fri 12 Jul

£4 (Children £2) / 01746 780866

…and 3 more dates until 14 Sep

Outdoor theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bring a chair and a picnic and spend a glorious summer's evening watching Shakespeare's most famous comedy. Performed in the open air, by an all male cast with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance. Gates open at 6.30pm for a 7.30pm start.

Wed 19 Jun

£15 Booking essential (Children £10 Booking essential) / 01746 780866

Outdoor theatre - Alice in Wonderland

Join us for a summer's afternoon on the top terrace of the garden. Watch this magical production perfect for the whole family. Performed in the open air by Immersion Theatre. The gates to the performance area open at 1pm for a 2pm start.

Sun 1 Sep

£10.50 Booking essential (Children £9 Booking essential; Family £32.50–£34 Booking essential) / 01746 780866

Outdoor theatre - Gangsta Granny

David Walliams' much loved modern classic comes to the outdoor stage at Dudmaston. Performed in the open air by Heartbreak Productions. The gates to the performance area open at 3.30pm for a 4pm start.

Tue 30 Jul

£12 Booking essential, admission applies (Children £10 Booking essential, admission applies; Family £40–£42 Booking essential, admission applies) / 01746 780866

Outdoor Yoga in the Garden

Join Sarah for a Hatha Yoga class on the lawn at the back of the hall, overlooking the pool and grounds. The class will be suitable for all levels, although some experience would be beneficial. Yoga can help improve your strength and flexibility, and encourages better concentration and relaxation.

Wed 29 May

Free Booking advisable, admission applies / 01746 780866

Spoon Carving workshop with Amerton Arts Studio

We'll provide all the tools and techniques you need to carve your spoon from wood. Emphasis is placed both on good design and carving techniques. The finished work can be taken home at the end of the course. The course is suitable for both total beginners and more experienced individuals who want to refine their craft.

Tue 10 Sep

£70 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Wed 11 Sep

£70 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Stars and stories by the campfire

Join Shropshire Astronomical Society and discover Dudmaston after dark. Find out all about the star constellations above us before settling down to supper and stories by the campfire.

Sat 28 Sep

£15 Booking essential (Children £10 Booking essential) / 01746 780866

Stone Carving workshop with Amerton Arts Studio

This one day workshop will cover the basic techniques required for you to create your own stone sculpture inspired by artworks in Dudmaston's collection. Step-by-step tuition will be given, all materials are provided and beginners are very welcome.

Tue 11 Jun

£70 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Wed 12 Jun

£70 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Trust 10 trail run in Comer Woods

Join us in Comer Woods on the fourth Sunday of every month for a free, 10k trail run. Enjoy a challenging run with stunning views of the surrounding woodland. Registration is from 8.30am at the Shepherd's Hut café by Heath Barn. The Trust10 run will begin at 9am.

Sun 27 Oct

Free / 01746 780866

Sun 24 Nov

Free / 01746 780866

Sun 22 Dec

Free / 01746 780866

The Versatile Rose: A talk with Michael Marriott from David Austin Roses

Tour the newly planted rose border at Dudmaston, before spending time with Michael Marriott, world renowned rose expert and Technical Manager at David Austin Roses. Rediscover the beauty of this much loved flower and explore the different ways that roses can be used in gardens. Browse the Stable Courtyard shop and treat…

Wed 26 Jun

£25 Booking essential / 01746 780866

Wooden wand whittling workshop

Join local crafters from Amerton Arts Studio and learn how to use a shave horse and a spoke shave to make your very own magic wand. This activity is suitable for adults and children 5+.

Mon 5 Aug

£5 Booking advisable, admission applies / 01746 780866

Tue 6 Aug

£5 Booking advisable, admission applies / 01746 780866

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