NEW Themed Weekends 2012
Throughout 2012 Shugborough presents a variety of special 'themed' weekends, all included in your standard admission.
12 & 13 May, 16 & 17 June, 7 & 8 July, 8 & 9 September, 6 & 7 October 2012
A special weekend to admire some of Shugborough’s most special hidden treasures. A unique opportunity to see precious artefacts from the stores put on display, glimpse into hidden cabinets and find out more about conservation on the estate.
Father's Day Weekend
Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 June 2012
There will be a selection of Fathers’ Day activities taking place around the estate including a special Fathers’ Day ale being made in the working brewhouse. This is also a 'Treasure Days' themed weekend - see above
Olympics Themed Weekend
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 July 2012
Fun and themed games ahead of the 2012 Olympics
Preserves, Pickles & Fruits of the Harvest Weekend
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 September 2012
Enjoy the harvest at Shugborough where we will be cooking up some Autumn delights, making preserves, pickles and seasonal cheese, brewing up a September ale and making lavender scented laundry fresheners. Walsall Spinners will also be demonstrating their unique crafts on the Sunday.
Putting Shugborough to Bed Weekend
Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2012
Watch as we put Shugborough to bed for the winter. Find out about our enormous winter cleaning and conservation programme and how our most treasured artefacts are preserved for generations to admire.