Hidden House: Behind the Scenes at Preston Manor
9 December 11am-12.30pm, Friday 27 January 11am-12.30pm, Wednesday 15 February 11am-12.30pm & 2-3.30pm, Thursdays 15 March and 12 April 11am-12.30pm & 2-3.30pm
£10.50, members £8.50, includes admission, book in advance
Discover Preston Manor’s hidden history. Go behind the door marked ‘private’ and see parts of the house off the public route. Tea and biscuits included.
An Edwardian Christmas
Saturday 10 December
11am-1.30pm £11, members £9.50 includes coffee and cake
An illustrated talk exploring how the Edwardians celebrated Christmas, set in the comfort of this Edwardian house. Learn about jolly festive customs, traditions and gift ideas, and enjoy seasonal readings.
The Victorian Séance
Fridays 3 February, 9 March, 13 April
8-9pm £12.50, members £10.50
In November 1896 a séance was held at Preston Manor. Séances became the ultimate fashionable Victorian after-dinner entertainment. This new event looks at what séances were and why they thrilled their audiences.