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22 September 2022
Join us at Halloween for spooktastic trails in the house and grounds, with fun for all the family - and perhaps a few scares on the horizon too! Are you brave enough to venture into the Haunted Hall?
13 September 2022
The Burton Constable Foundation, the charitable trust that runs Burton Constable Hall and Grounds for the preservation of the house, collections and parkland and for the benefit of all, is excited to announce the opening of applications for its 2023 season for new and emerging artists in the free-of-charge Stables Community Gallery!
Live On The Lawn - Burton Constable, Hull, East Yorkshire
27 April 2022
Back for 2022 - A series of spectacular summer shows!
07 March 2022
Here's to an event-full Easter Holidays!
10 December 2021
Our latest advice for the coming months.
29 November 2021
Now accepting art exhibition applications for 2022!
28 October 2021
Earlier this year, Burton Constable's 'Turkish Slave' sculpture was sent for conservation at Lincoln Conservation. Staff at the historic house and at the University of Lincoln quickly realised the conservation and redisplay of this 18th Century sculpture depicting an enslaved figure posed important questions relating to how historic houses and museums can interpret and engage with the conflicted histories that such objects represent. On 28th October this journey resulted in a free online event with curator Philippa Wood, art historian Sarah Thomas, conservator Phillipa McDonnell, art and cultural historian Michael Ohajuru, author Malachi McIntosh and performing artist Akeim Toussaint Buck.
01 October 2021
Cash injection to breathes new life into the Hall's North Wing.
28 September 2021
Frightful fun for the entire family this October half-term!
12 April 2021
Burton Constable has teamed up with East Riding Archives to produce the site's first purely-digital trail with historic images and audio commentary by the Hall's curator.
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
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'