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Japanese Painting Exhibition by Mako Tamura

An exhibition of Japanese Paintings by Mako Tamura. The paintings are all drawn with Japanese traditional pigments collected from natural materials such as seashells, stones and animal’s bone. Nature is the backbone of Japanese culture. Mr. Mokichi Okada, Japanese philosopher, said “People who visit Japan have the highest praise for its scenic beauty, which is unmatched by any other country in the world”. Mako Tamura has heard that such dramatic seasonal changes are not found in any other place. In such a unique environment, she always look at the nature around her and tries to discover “beautiful things” in her daily [...]

Free

Historic House Tour August

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

15 August 2022 Historic House Tour 11am (doors open at 10:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate guides will take you around the historic house exploring how the house has evolved and changed with each owner since the 16th century. There might be a few secrets revealed too! You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition galleries showcasing objects from the Bexley Museum Collection dating back to pre-historic and Roman times, as well as immersing yourself in WW2 Hall Place. Location: Our tours take place in the historic house, on the ground and first floor. Who [...]

£8

Solar Observing

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

Meet the Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford for this free drop in activity to learn how to safely observe the sun through special equipment.

Free

Code Name: Santa Fe Tour August

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

23 August 2022 Code Name: Santa Fe Tour 2pm (doors open at 1:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate curator will take you around the historic house exploring how the rooms were used over 70 years ago to carry out top-secret work as part of Operation Ultra. Discover how American soldiers stationed at Hall Place – code name Santa Fe – intercepted encoded messages sent by the Germans. You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition displaying GI veterans’ memories and declassified files that reveal the importance of their round-the-clock, top-secret work, which helped defeat the […]

£8

Adult Bat Walk – SOLD OUT!

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

25 August Adult Bat Walk 8.30pm (meet at 8.15pm) £14 adults only. Advance booking essential Join us on a dusk walk through the gardens to hear and see these nocturnal creatures. Bat detector supplied! Followed by tea and cake. Dress for the weather and for walking over uneven ground. Location:  Located outside in the gardens. Meet by the river, south of the historic house, use the large green gates to the house from the car park. Who would like this: Anyone with an interest in bats. Requires lots of patience and good observation skills. Bat sightings cannot be guaranteed as they […]

£14

Peter Rabbit Outdoor Theatre – Limited tickets!

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

Monday 29th August 2022 Peter Rabbit Open Air Theatre 2pm (gates open at 1pm) £14 adults, £10 under 16s, £45 Family (2 adults and 3 children). Advance booking required Quantum Theatre are back with an enchanting new adaptation of two of Beatrix Potter’s best-loved Tales, The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny. Peter and his naughty cousin Benjamin know very well that they are not to go into Mr McGregor’s garden, but they cannot resist and soon they find themselves in all sorts of scrapes, caught in a net, trapped by a snarling cat and face to face with Mr […]

£10 – £45

Family Bat Walk- SOLD OUT!!

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

31 August Family Bat Walk 8.30pm (meet at 8.15pm) £14 adult, £10 for 10-16 year olds. Advance booking essential Join us on a dusk walk through the gardens to hear and see these nocturnal creatures. Bat detector supplied! Followed by tea and cake. Dress for the weather and for walking over uneven ground. Location:  Located outside in the gardens. Meet by the river, south of the historic house, use the large green gates to the house from the car park. Who would like this: Anyone over 10 years old with an interest in bats. Requires lots of patience and good observation […]

£10 – £14

Recurring

Sunday Farmers Market

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

Farmers Market on the first Sunday & third Saturday of the month.

Free