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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 [...]

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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

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

Code Name: Santa Fe Tour September

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

20 September 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

Historic House Tour September

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

28 September 2022 Historic House Tour 2pm (doors open at 1:45pm) £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 would […]

£8

Bexley Technical School for Girls Tour October

Hall Place & Gardens Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

17 October 2022 Bexley Technical School for Girls Tour 11am (doors open at 10:45pm) £8 per person. Advance booking required Our passionate curator will take you around the historic house exploring how the rooms were used during the 1950s and 1960s as an annexe to the main school, as extra space was needed for classrooms. Discover how the girls were taught such lessons as Geography, Needlework and Music in a beautiful Tudor house. You will have time after the tour to visit our exhibition displaying school objects from times gone by. You can test yourself at the 11+ and see if […]

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