Heritage Open Days!

11th Sep - 18th Sep 2022
What's On at Powderham Castle

*Closed Saturday 17th. 

Join us once again for Heritage Open Days - England’s largest festival of history and culture!

This September the Castle and Grounds will be open for FREE to explore and celebrate our fantastic history and culture. 

Whats on? 

- Talks in the State Dining Room (please see below)
- NEW trail around the grounds! 
- Shield decorating 
- Stone Painting (see Positivity at Powderham for more info)
- Art Exhibition (see Art Month Exhibition for more info)
- Goat Walking 
- Alpaca Walking

Tickets are free and can be booked at the below link from Monday 22nd August. 


Heritage Open Days Talks

Tuesday 13th:

2:00pm: Brunel: Not Just His Railways

                Amyas Crump

Thursday 15th:

11:30am: Forceps: the inside story

                 Hannah Slajus

Friday 16th:

11:00am: Inventing Devon, 1000 years of Astounding Inventions that have formed our County.

                  The Earl of Devon, Charlie Courtenay

1:00pm: The art and craft of the book in medieval Devon.

                Professor James Clark

3:00pm: The Whitty Family Axminster Carpet Manufactory, 1755-1836

                Nigel Sadler

Sunday 18th:

11:30am: Decorating a Temple to the Arts:

                 Classical and Christian Imagery in the Music Room

                  James Stewart

1:00pm: Digital Interpretation at Powderham

                Professor Daniel Maudlin

3:00pm: Reinventing the Courtenay Powderham Collections

                Dr. Kathryn Edwards

Please note spaces are allocated on a first come first served basis on the day.


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