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What’s on

At Newstead Abbey, we have a range of events all year round for you to enjoy when you visit.

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May – June

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Medieval Merriment

Come along to Newstead & discover Medieval Merriment And why not bring a picnic and enjoy the weekend!

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May Half Term Holidays

May Half Term Holidays Saturday 25th May – Sunday 2nd June’24

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Garden Tours

Join us for garden tours with Philip Jones Philip Jones, local and garden historian is an expert on the gardens at Newstead Abbey, and will take you on a 1 hour walking tour. Times: 1pm or 2.30pm Tour length: 1 hour approx Price: Free (£5 donation welcome toward the up keep of the park & […]

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Evening Gothic Tour

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2024 | April | Byron 200 | May | News & Blog

Object of the Month

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The Newstead Figurines

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Haunted Heritage

Haunted Heritage: Psychic Table Night

Come along and meet our family of psychics and mediums.  They will be providing short taster readings to your table throughout the evening. If you are looking for a friendly, relaxing, social evening out, then this Psychic Table Night  would be an ideal event for you. Dates: 5th April 2024, 28th June 2024, 6th September […]

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Haunted Heritage

Haunted Heritage: Ghost Investigation

Newstead was built in the 12th Century as a monastic Abbey with over 800 years of history.  However, it retains its original medieval characteristics and is a beautiful place to visit. This was once the home of the famous poet Lord Byron. Many ghosts have been seen at Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron himself reported seeing […]

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July – August

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2024 | Events | July | News & Blog

Could Be Real Tribute Festival

Friday 5 July 2024 4pm-10.30pm Get your dancing shoes on and prepare for a mind-blowing musical extravaganza, as the Could Be Real Tribute Festival descends upon the stunning grounds of Newstead Abbey. This one-of-a-kind event promises to transport you through time and bring the spirit of legendary artists back to life with an incredible line-up […]

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July | Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre: Little Women

Date: Wednesday 24th July 2024 Gates open: 6 pm Start time: 7 pm Prices:  Adult – £20 Child – £12 (5 – 16 years) Family – £55 (2 adults & 2 children) The show:  Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present Louisa May Alcott’s beloved coming of age story. This summer, meet headstrong Jo March […]

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2024 | April | August | Byron 200 | Exhibitions | House & Gardens | July | June | March | May | News & Blog | October | September

The Newstead Figurines

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2024 | Events | June | Latest | May | News & Blog | Summer

Medieval Merriment

Come along to Newstead & discover Medieval Merriment And why not bring a picnic and enjoy the weekend!

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2024 | Activities | Latest | May | News & Blog | Summer | Trails

May Half Term Holidays

May Half Term Holidays Saturday 25th May – Sunday 2nd June’24

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2024 | Events | July | News & Blog | Summer

Woodland Disco Festival

Saturday 6 July 2024 1pm-10pm Magic meets music at Newstead Abbey with the return of Woodland Disco Festival! The stage is set, the forest awaits and the countdown is on for the most enchanting festival of the year, promising a truly unforgettable experience in a fairy tale setting. Get ready to immerse yourself in the […]

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August | Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre: Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet performed by Illyria Date: Saturday 31st August 2024 Gates open: 6 pm Start time: 7 pm Prices:  Adult – £20 Child – £12 (5 – 16 years) Family – £55 (2 adults & 2 children) The show:  Two wealthy families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are at war. Their feud has been […]

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August | Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre: Beauty & the Beast

Date: Friday 30th August 2024 Gates open: 5 pm Start time: 6 pm Prices:  Adult – £20 Child – £12 (5 – 16 years) Family – £55 (2 adults & 2 children) The show:  Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer for a brand-new telling of this classic fairy tale. When an arrogant prince is cursed […]

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August | Open Air Theatre

Open Air Theatre: The Secret Diary of Henry VIII

Date: Thursday 8th August 2024 Gates open: 6 pm Start time: 7 pm Prices:  Adult – £20 Child – £12 (5 – 16 years) Family – £55 (2 adults & 2 children) The show:  This summer, Three Inch Fools present a brand new comedy of their own about one of England’s most epic monarchs, Henry […]

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More at Newstead…

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School Sessions

Watercolour and Drawing Workshops KS5

Watercolour and Drawing Workshops at Newstead Abbey These sessions are designed to give your group the chance to explore drawing and painting processes and techniques using the grounds, architecture and artefacts here at Newstead Abbey.  All sessions are led by artist and illustrator Hannah Sawtell. These sessions cover Drawing for different purposes Using sketchbooks to […]

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School Sessions

GCSE focus: Creative Writing and the World of Byron

English: Writing, composition skills, planning writing, evaluating and editing, reviewing and sharing work. Preparation for composing answers to GCSE English Language Paper 1: Creative Writing Work with a professional writer towards practicing answers for English Language Paper 1: Creative Writing, using the atmospheric settings of Newstead Abbey as an inspiration point. Learn practical, useable skills in […]

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School Sessions

Urban Nature Project- Explore: Urban Nature

We’d like to offer you an exciting opportunity for your school to be involved in the Natural History Museum London’s Urban Nature Project (UNP): https://www.nhm.ac.uk/about-us/urban-nature-project.html Museums across the country, including Nottingham City Museums at Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey, are connecting teachers and new audiences of young people aged 9-14 to their local nature, and […]

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