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NEWS: Over 250 people responded to our #WritetoHorace letter writing campaign, sharing their unique observations and experiences during this time. All of the letters sent to us whether by post or email have now been collated into a digital catalogue of letters.

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NEWS: Lockdown Letters to Horace: An Art Installation, curated by Charmaine Stimson, Judith North, and Kate Proudman opens 5 November 2020 – 5 January 2020, Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 4pm. The installation is included in the general admission to the House.

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NEWS: Strawberry Hill House featured in The Times in September, the article highlighted the House, its previous owners and our involvement in the Jewish Country House Project with University of Oxford. READ MORE

NEWS: Strawberry Hill House is seeking a local Visual Artist to help build an installation of letters at the House in late October. Deadline Friday 25th September, 2020: READ MORE

 

Blog: Visiting-the-house-under-covid-19. Written by Nevil Tomlinson, Volunteer Guide and Membership Newsletter Editor.

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NEWS: We are delighted to announce that Strawberry Hill House will reopen its doors from Sunday 26th July, 2020 and Booking is Now Open. Our team and volunteers have been working incredibly hard to ensure we offer the safest environment and experience for visitors.

NEWS: ‘Write to Horace’ and join our new Letter Writing Campaign.

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NEWS: The Strawberry Hill Flower Festival Goes Online – offering a range of floral and growing-related sessions across a two-day festival.

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BLOG: Horace Walpole’s Curators. Written by Nevil Tomlinson, Volunteer Guide and Membership Newsletter Editor.

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BLOG: ‘Horace’s House’ – Written by Carole Tucker, Librarian and volunteer guide

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BLOG: Sewing Bees complete replica Bed

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BLOG: Katie Sollohub’s ‘Blue Bedchamber’ Wins Derwent Art Prize

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BLOG: Local Artist Peter Jarvis completes House artwork

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NEWS: Strawberry Hill House was the setting for the promotional photo shoot for ‘Frozen – The Musical’ in March when we welcomed the stars of the show, Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon, to the house. The show comes to London later this year. Take a look at the fabulous behind-the-scenes film. WATCH NOW

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