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Lacock National Trust

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Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG

May 2018

Healing Herbs Family Trail

26th May 2018 @ 10:30 am - 29th August 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Healing Herbs Family Trail at Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village 800 years ago, the nuns of Lacock Abbey couldn't just pop down the doctors to buy their medicine, so they grew their own. Find out more on our fun family trail. The Abbey, located at the heart of the village within its own woodland grounds, is a quirky country house of various architectural styles, built upon the foundations of a former nunnery. Visitors can experience the atmosphere of…

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Whispering Woods outdoor theatre

28th May 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1st June 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Whispering Woods outdoor acrobatic theatre Family outdoor theatre with a twist, Whispering Woods bring ancient tales to life using circus acrobatics, live music and storytelling to weave a transporting journey for the audience amongst the trees. The audience will be invited to walk through Lacock's woodland garden with the performers as the story unfolds. The performance promises to be a magical, mesmerising and immersive experience which combines aerial acrobatics, live music and storytelling. The pretty woodlands will provide the perfect…

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June 2018

Panasonic Roadshow at Lacock

30th June 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Panasonic Roadshow at Lacock  Meet photography experts from Panasonic, try the latest cameras, get top photo tips or join a photography walk as the exciting Panasonic roadshow returns to Britain's birthplace of photography - the home of William Henry Fox Talbot. Get top tips for taking a great photo or borrow one of the exciting new cameras and chat about the latest technology. The Panasonic Ambassadors invite you to a free photography walkabout around the grounds getting hints and tips…

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July 2018

Family Crafts and Watercolour Painting

23rd July 2018 @ 11:00 am - 31st August 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Family Crafts and Watercolour Painting at Lacock Abbey Join us in Lacock's beautiful Botanic Garden for a summer of fun family activities and watercolour painting all week. We're inviting you to paint your own masterpieces in the spirit of the Talbot family, who lived at Lacock Abbey in the 1800s and were accomplished artists who created over 600 watercolours. The Abbey, located at the heart of the village within its own woodland grounds, is a quirky country house of various architectural…

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Illyria present ‘Adventures of Dr Dolittle’

27th July 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Illyria present ‘Adventures of Dr Dolittle’ at Lacock Abbey On Lacock's beautiful South Lawn, Illyria will bring to life Hugh Lofting's 'The Adventures of Dr Dolittle'. A funny, much-loved and exciting adventure, with a strong message about responsibility towards animals and the environment. Dr John Dolittle of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh starts out as a human doctor. But once he is taught by his wise old parrot Polynesia how to talk to animals he becomes the most celebrated veterinary doctor in England. Word…

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October 2018

Lacock’s Mythical Creature family trail

19th October 2018 @ 10:30 am - 7th November 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Lacock is full of magic and mystery, so join us this Autumn on a quest for Lacock's mythical creature rumoured to be lurking in the woodland grounds. You'll be tracking down clues as to what it looks like, but beware you don't cross paths. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock-abbey-fox-talbot-museum-and-village/lists/spending-half-term-at-lacock-abbey

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Community Christmas Tree Festival

19th October 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Experience one of Lacock Abbey's more recent Christmas traditions with over 20 beautifully decorated trees in set of the atmospheric medieval cloister. View the handiwork of local clubs, societies and charities who have decorated each tree differently to the theme of peace. Vote for your favourite in the festive ballot box. This event takes place in the cloister, which is partly open to the elements. Please wrap up warmly. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock-abbey-fox-talbot-museum-and-village/whats-on

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December 2018

Lacock’s Christmas list family trail

1st December 2018 @ 11:00 am - 31st December 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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This festive trail is all about Christmas lists. From Father Christmas', to the dinner shopping list, to even your own wish list, it all comes down to preparation. On this self-led family trail Father Christmas has lost his list and needs your help matching the presents to who they belong to in the woodland grounds. The trail continues on in the village where local businesses have codes to crack which make up the Christmas dinner shopping list. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lacock-abbey-fox-talbot-museum-and-village/whats-on

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April 2019

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

8 April @ 11:00 am - 22 April @ 4:00 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt Bring the whole family together for fun and nature-filled discoveries as you spot the first signs of spring at Lacock. Follow the clues to finish your adventure with a delicious, chocolatey treat. Bring the whole family together for fun and nature-filled discoveries as you spot the first signs of spring at Lacock. Follow the clues to finish your adventure with a delicious, chocolatey treat. The paths around the grounds are flat, level and lightly gravelled. If…

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May 2019

Anthotype workshops for children

28 May @ 10:30 am - 31 May @ 4:30 pm
Lacock National Trust, Lacock, near Chippenham
Wiltshire, SN15 2LG
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Half-term Anthotype workshops for children with Nettie Edwards How do you make a photograph with a cabbage? Join Nettie Edwards to find out how in this family-friendly, fun workshop. You will never look at your garden in the same way again! This simplified, messy workshop uses colourful flowers, berries, or vegetables like beetroot to make photographs using a totally environmentally friendly photographic process. Perfect for children and accompanying adults. Remember to bring your own apron! Booking essential. £5 per person.…

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