Events at Local properties

These events have been given to us by Local NT properties. Please check that they are still going ahead as we are not told of cancellations.

 Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey has periods in the year with something to offer, free for national Trust members or where normal admission prices apply.
February - our gardens are transformed into a sea of white as over 270 varieties of snowdrop herald the arrival of spring.
March – see spring bulbs as they emerge in the gardens.
June/July – our Herbacious border at its best and our rose gardens in bloom.
September - see the beautiful colour and varieties of dahlia in our garden. The House will also be decorated with beautiful displays.
November – Winter lights.
December – The house is opened to celebrate the preparations for Christmas in the 1960’s.



Heritage open day

Sat 8 September 2018 at Valley farm, Shermans and Thorrington Hall.


 Sutton Hoo:

 7 day opening 10:30am—5:00pm begins 10th February 2018

2018 promises to be an exciting year for Sutton Hoo not just because the Heritage Lottery Fund bid plans begin to be realised but also because we are celebrating the stories of Sutton Hoo’s women.

 Her Say: extraordinary women of Sutton Hoo, multiple events from Saturday 10th February to end of season.
2018 marks 100 years since some women were granted a parliamentary vote. To mark the centenary we are celebrating the women who significantly contributed to the history of Sutton Hoo. Discover the legacy left by an Anglo-Saxon Queen...
Free Event

We have so many incredible stories to share, some of which will be presented and told in exhibitions.
In the treasury, Melton Primary school are creating three wall hangings which will portray their interpretation of Queen Raedwald s involvement in orchestrating the burial chamber of her husband.

In the Sitting Room, Edith Pretty’s life will be explored through scrap books of information and scenes, in a similar style to We Few People.
The Dining Room will tell the incredible stories of Peggy Piggott, Mercie Lack and Barbra Wagstaff and their lives beyond the dig.

01/10/18 Sutton Hoo closes.

Sutton Hoo closes at the end of this season to allow a reworking of the access to the mounds and changes to the visitor centre. It is planned to reopen in March 2019.

There will be a "Sutton Hoo Roadshow" : Pop - up events at various places. Dates and places still to be advertised. Look out for local publicity.