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Accessibility

Access to the house by wheelchair or for those who have trouble climbing stairs is made very easy by a purpose built lift installed during the restoration. The only area not accessible is the Library, however staff can provide a short video showing the appearance of the room. Fully accessible toilets are available, as well as a hearing loop in the shop.

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Gothic

Gothic Bookclub

30 April 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm  

Join us in the Gallery to discuss Charles Dickens' The Signal Man who tells the narrator of a ghost that has been haunting him. Each spectral appearance precedes a tragic event on the railway on which the signalman works.

The event is free, but booking is required as places are limited.

Adults


Twilight Tour

27 May 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+

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Gothic Bookclub

28 May 2015 7:30 pm  

Join us in the Gallery to discuss The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters (2009). It is a ghost story set in a dilapidated mansion in Warwickshire, England in the 1940s.

The event is free, but booking is required as places are limited.

Adult


Twilight Tour

10 June 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

24 June 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic Bookclub

2 July 2015 7:30 pm  

We will be discussing The Blood of the Vampire (1897) by Florence Marryat.

Marryat’s vampire is female and drains her victims’ life force, rather than their blood. Harriet Brandt is the daughter of a mad scientist and a mixed-race voodoo priestess. Brought up on her parents’ Jamaican plantation, she is forced to flee to Europe after the slaves revolt. Although everyone is initially attracted to Harriet, people who get close to her seem to sicken and die.

The event is free, but booking is required as places are limited.

Adults


Twilight Tour

8 July 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

22 July 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

12 August 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

26 August 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

9 September 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

23 September 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic bookclub

24 September 2015 7:30 pm  

Join us to discuss The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter (1979)  This novelette was published in a book of short stories which and won the Cheltenham Festival Literary Prize. All of the stories share a common theme of being closely based upon fairytales or folk tales

This is a free event, but booking is essential as numbers are limited.

Adult


Twilight Tour

14 October 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Twilight Tour

28 October 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic bookclub

29 October 2015 7:30 pm  

Join us to discuss Rustication by Charles Palliser (2013) The novel is presented as a historical true-crime, in the form of a diary from 1863 kept by a young man, Richard Shenstone, who finds himself "rusticated" – expelled from Cambridge for an offence whose seriousness is only gradually revealed.

This is a free event, but booking is essential as numbers are limited.

Adult


Twilight Tour

25 November 2015 8:00 pm  

Explore Walpole's gothic castle out of hours and at a magical time of day. Our expert guides will show you the theatrical delights of Strawberry Hill and tell you about its unique history, architecture and restoration.

There is opportunity to enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco beforehand from 7.30pm.

Recommended 18+


Gothic bookclub

26 November 2015 7:30 pm  

Join us to discuss Christmas Ghost Stories: Dark Christmas by Jeanette Winterson (2013) which starts, ‘Highfallen House stood on an eminence overlooking the sea. It was a square Victorian gentleman’s residence. The large bay windows looked down through the pines towards the shore. Six stone steps led the visitor up to the double front door where a gothic bell-pull released a loud mournful clang deep into the distances of the house’.

This is a free event, but booking is essential as numbers are limited.

Adult