Heritage Open Days!
Sunday 11th - Sunday 18th September*
*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.
- 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
2:00pm: Brunel: Not Just His Railways
11:30am: Forceps: the inside story
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
11:30am: Decorating a Temple to the Arts:
Classical and Christian Imagery in the Music Room
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.