Friends Festive Evening

Friends Event
Thu 1st December 2022
£8 to £10

Situated in the Great Hall at burton Constable, from 7:30pm, The Friends of Burton Constable will be delivering talks, carols and tours surrounded by Christmas splendour.  There will be a wine bar and nibbles. 

Talk by Philippa Wood, Curator entitled 'The Wonderful World of William Constable'.  He was an avid 18th Century collector, gathering a range of objects from works of art to numismatics, and scientific instruments to natural history specimens.  Collection was his passion and this promises to be an interesting talk.

Tickets available in the Gift Shop (cash only) or email friends@burtonconstable.com

£8 members

£10 Non-members

 

Contact Information:

friends@burtonconstable.com

01964 562400

Did you know?
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

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

Today the Burton Constable Whale is nicknamed 'Constable Moby'

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