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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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Music & Theatre

Concert Series:Follia - Evening in the Palace of Reason

9 July 2015 7:30 pm  

In 1747 the aging Johann Sebastian Bach visited the cosmopolitan court of the young and highly musical King Frederick the Great of Prussia. This was the catalyst for the composition of his great late work Musical Offering dedicated to the king.

Evening in the Palace of Reason explores the contrasting styles of Frederick’s court composers including Bach’s son Carl Philipp Emmanuel and the king himself. It culminates with Bach’s monumental Trio Sonata from Musical Offering. The magnificent eighteenth century gothic interior of Strawberry Hill offers the most atmospheric backdrop.

Performers

William Summers: baroque flute
Diane Moore: baroque violin
Ibrahim Aziz: viola da gamba
Yeo Yat-Soon: harpsichord

Pre-concert Dining

There is also opportunity to enjoy a pre-concert meal in the delightful surroundings of the Cloister Coffee House. If you would like to reserve a table please select the relevant ticket option. Please note diners will need to be seated at 5.30pm.

Suitable for ages 11+

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Twickenham Alive Music & Fun Day

12 July 2015 12:00 pm  

Don’t forget the annual Twickenham Alive Music and Fun Day; live music, food drink and family entertainment generously supported by the RFU.

Recommended £3 donation per person.

Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

No booking required.


Concert Series: Yeo Yat-Soon - Music for a Gothic Villa

23 July 2015 7:30 pm  

Prize-winning harpsichordist and distinguished teacher Yeo Yat-Soon returns to Strawberry Hill with a fascinating programme specially devised for the house. It comprises music by Walpole’s contemporary Londoners, composers which he may have encountered on his ‘grand tour’ of Europe in the 1740’s, and music in the spirit of 18th century Gothic which Walpole did so much to pioneer.

There is also opportunity to enjoy a pre-concert meal in the delightful surroundings of the Cloister Coffee House. If you would like to reserve a table please select the relevant ticket option. Please note diners will need to be seated at 5.30pm.

Suitable for ages 11+


Friday 13th Murder Mystery Evening: Murder in the Dark

13 November 2015 7:00 pm  

It’s Friday 13th, 1920 and an elite group of guests have assembled at Strawberry Hill for an evening of parlour games around the drawing room fire. With the evening in full swing events take a dastardly turn for the worst. The lights flicker then fade. A scream is heard. The lights return. Someone is dead - but how - and why?The Police don’t have a clue, do you?

Dress up in your glad rags (1920s costume welcome) and join us at Strawberry Hill and St Mary’s University for a hilarious evening testing your detective skills.

A ticket for this unique evening includes a complimentary glass of fizz on arrival and a chance to explore the beautiful rooms of Strawberry Hill whilst you interview the murder suspects. As part of this unique event you will also enjoy an excellent three course meal (excluding drinks) in the grandiose surroundings of the Waldegrave Ballroom, St Mary’s University.

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If you would like to book a table please book ten tickets.

Adults Only


Old Haunts: The Ghost Stories of M.R. James

5 December 2015 7:30 pm  

Strawberry Hill, home of gothic terror welcomes back the 'Don't Go into the Cellar' theatre company with Warnings to the Curious. Have your spines tingled and your bumps goosed with this atmospheric adaption of the creepiest Edwardian ghost stories! Join M.R. James as he summons for malevolent spirits and vengeful demons in these classic eerie tales.

"A Master-class of scary storytelling by a consummate actor. You could have heard a pin drop from the mesmerised listeners as the haunted tales unfolded."

Ages 12+


Carols with Coro

6 December 2015 7:00 pm  

By popular demand chamber choir Coro return for another Christmas concert in the glorious surroundings of Strawberry Hill.

Music to include Haydn's St Nicholas Mass interspersed by some seasonal carols, audience participation is a must.

Tickets include a complimentary drink and mince pie on arrival. Served from 7pm until 7.30pm.

Ages 16+