Chippendale and the Yorkshire Craftsmen

Sat 24th March 2018 to Sun 4th November 2018

In 2018, Burton Constable Hall is delighted to be taking part in the Chippendale 300 festival, which will celebrate 300 years since the birth of England's most-famous furniture maker Thomas Chippendale (1718-79).

This new exhibition will feature the beautifully crafted Chippendale furniture on permanent display in the Chippendale Room and Great Drawing Room alongside an array of rarely seen original drawings, bills and letters from the archives.

Location: Burton Constable Hall (part of the free-flow visit to the hall)

Time: 12pm - 5pm (during normal opening times)

Cost: This exhibition is included in the normal hall admission,

Contact Information:

Helen Dewson

T: 01964 562400


Did you know?
Afternoon tea was created by the Duchess of Bedford in the late 18th century. She invited friends to join her for an afternoon meal of small cakes, bread and butter sandwiches, sweets and, of course, tea. The practice was so popular that it was quickly adopted by other social hostesses 

The Burton Constable Whale is featured in Herman Melville's famous novel Moby Dick. 

Today the Burton Constable Whale is nicknamed 'Constable Moby'

Over 80 different species of birds have been spotted at Burton Constable, from the smallest British bird, the Goldcrest, to large birds of prey such as Buzzards and Barn Owls
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