Public Events Diary

Due to the dynamic nature of event organising at Poltimore House please check for updates and additional events.

Admission Fees (unless otherwise stated) 

Admission Prices
Adults Child U16 Friends
Gift Aid Admission*
Grounds only £1.75 FREE FREE
House and Grounds £3.00 FREE FREE
Standard Admission
Grounds only £1.50 FREE FREE
House and Grounds £2.50 FREE FREE

Allocated Blue Badge Parking to the front of the house

Wheelchair access to the house and cafe. Grounds access dependent on the weather

Adapted toilet to rear of cafe with wheelchair access


2018 Events and Open Days

We are unable to open on a regular basis so ALL our Public Open Days/Events are listed below.

Please contact us on events@poltimore.org if you would like to make a special arrangement.

 


Craft WorkshopsCraft Workshop Poster

Saturday 13th October

 

Come along to one of our workshops and learn a new skill in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. No experience needed. Choose one or more of our workshops, at various times during the day, from weaving, crochet, tapestry or jewellery making.

Morning Session 10.00am till 1.00pm

  • Crochet workshop – a beginners and refreshers session. Yarn will be provided. You will need a 3.5mm or 4mm crochet hook.

Afternoon Session 1.30pm till 4.30pm

  • Jewellery making workshop No longer available.
  • Macrame workshop – beginners macrame session to learn some of the basic knots (most projects only need these) to produce a simple wallhanging. Materials provided (if you have a nice stick you want to use then please bring it along).

If you are interested in running a workshop at Poltimore please contact events@poltimore.org

10am – 4.30pm

Tickets: £15 per workshop (Booking Essential). click here for tickets


FRIGHT NIGHT – Over 18s ONLY!

Saturday 26th/27th October

BOOKED TICKETS ONLY for this event (NO DOOR ADMISSIONS)

PAY TO GET IN PRAY TO GET OUT!.  DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE?

We highly advise that you do not experience this horror on your own, so gather some people you are ABLE TO TRUST to take part in the South West’s most terrifying LIVE HALLOWEEN EXPERIENCE!

Check the website first CLICK HERE

Book your passage:  HERE


Talk and Tour

Saturday 3rd November

An opportunity to take an in depth look at the house and its history. After a relaxed talk in the Chapel you will then follow the guide around the House for a detailed tour. Tea and cake included

1pm – 3.30pm

Tickets: £7 (booking essential) click here for tickets

 

 


Christmas FairChristmas_2012

Sunday 18th November

Enjoy the festive atmosphere at Poltimore’s Christmas Fair with a range of lovely gifts to buy for family and friends. The House will be decorated, Father Christmas will be in his Grotto and music will be playing to help get you in the mood for Christmas. Sit and relax during your shopping and enjoy a light lunch or just some mulled wine/punch and a mince pie.

10am – 3pm

Entrance: £1.50


Coming in 2019


Open Day – Trust Birthday

Sunday 24th March

The first time in 2019 that the house and grounds will be open to the public.

11.00am – 3.00pm

Standard admission


Jacobean staircase from courtyard

Jacobean staircase from courtyard

Talk and Tour

Saturday 6th April

An opportunity to take an in depth look at the house and its history. After a relaxed talk in the Chapel you will then follow the guide around the House for a detailed tour. Tea and cake included

1pm – 3.30pm

Entrance: £7.00 – booking essential. Tickets will be available closer to the event.

 

 

 


Thomas Cameron

Thursday 11th April

Booking details will become available closer to the event.


Vintage Car Rally

Saturday 27th April


Poltimore Festival

Sunday 26th May

Organised by students from Exeter University this annual event encompasses music, drama, art and activities.


Illuminations A Cappella

Sunday 2nd June

Illuminations are a mixed contemporary a cappella group from the university of Exeter.

Sample of their work at Poltimore

Booking details will be available closer to the event.


Friends of Poltimore House AGM

Saturday 15th June

A chance to come along and find out what the friends and volunteers have been up to this year.

Tea, coffee and cake provided.

Entrance: Free


Heritage Open Day

Prideaux - Plate 82 Poltimore House - The Canal Front copy

Sunday 15th September and Sunday 22nd September

Displays and talks to show the history and heritage of Poltimore House.

Chapel cafe open for drinks, cakes and light lunches.

Entrance : Free


Wild about Wool Weekend

Granny square landscape picture of Poltimore House

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October

Following on from our first Wild about Wool day we have extended it to a weekend. A variety of activities, stalls, demonstrations and workshops all celebrating the art of making things with fibres.

10.30 am – 4.00pm

Chapel cafe open for drinks, cakes and light lunches.

 

Entrance: £3.00