Our grounds are now open Wed-Sun. All visitors must pre-book their visit.

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Special Display Tour: Power and Portraiture

Thurs 22 June & Thurs 28 Sept


Free with house and grounds admission

Join on the day if places are available

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Join Senior Curator Dr. Juliet Carey for a tour of Power and Portraiture: painting at the court of Elizabeth I.

Learn how Elizabeth I and her courtiers used portraits to promote themselves in a glamorous, dangerous world. This special display is centred on a spectacular pair of portraits newly attributed to Nicholas Hilliard, better known for his miniatures.