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As part of the Pride Month celebrations this June, we welcome architectural designer and drag performer Kleanthis Kyriakou and his stunning installation A Monument to Strawberry Hill. Kyriakou's towering sculpture will be situated in The Round Room, inspired by Walpole and the queer mythologies related to the House. The installation is included as part of the general admission.
Also, this Pride Month, we have launched a new series of LGBTQ Tours, more details and booking information can be found below.
If you visit the House between the 21 - 27 June, make sure you come and see our Wishing Tree. As part of the Festival of Hope project with London Tourism Cooperative, the beautiful tree in the horseshoe drive will be transformed with colourful ribbons sharing people’s messages for the future and of thanks, collected by BBC Local Radio’s ‘Make A Difference’ campaign.
Looking ahead to Autumn, our ever-popular Strawberry Hill Flower Festival returns for its third year from the 8 - 10 October and tickets are now available for booking.
Finally, we have had a flurry of press and visitors following the return of the Catherine de' Medici portrait and now you can watch an insightful In Conversationon the painting with Curator Silvia Davoli and Emanuela Tarizzo, London Art Week.
We hope you can join some of the activities and events taking place this June!
Thank you for your support. Strawberry Hill House & Garden
Opening Times Sunday to Thursday Garden and Café: 10am - 4pm House and Shop: 11am - 4pm
This June, as part of Pride month, Strawberry Hill House hosts a series of LGBTQ tours which seek to understand more about Horace Walpole’s sexuality by investigating the correspondence between his homosocial network of friends and acquaintances, and how this might inform our interpretation of his house and collection.
Tickets: Members & Patrons £12 Standard Adult £20, Students £12
Strawberry Hill Flower Festival 2021 Friday 8 - Sunday 10 October
This autumn the spectacular Strawberry Hill Flower Festival returns for its third year, curated by Floral Artists Leigh Chappell & Janne Ford. Horace Walpole’s villa will once again provide a gorgeous, gothic backdrop to showcase floral designs with all its colour, drama, opulence, light and shadow at this atmospheric time of year. Tickets are now available for booking.
In Conversation on the return of Catherine de' Medici Watch now on Youtube
Curator, Silvia Davoli talks with Emanuela Tarizzo, Gallery Director, Tomasso and Board Member, London Art Week on the return of the group portrait of Catherine de’ Medici with her children which now hangs in The Gallery.
Our major exhibition Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits is now open at the National Maritime Museum. Described by critics as ‘stunning’ and ‘a visual treat,’ the show uncovers more than 500 years of royal history.
Want to have the best possible view of the partial solar eclipse? Join Royal Observatory astronomers live on Facebook and YouTube to learn about the science of solar eclipses, and send in your space questions.
Performances, workshops and an outdoor exhibition are some of the activities taking place at the National Maritime Museum to celebrate the Windrush generation and the contributions they made to British society.