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The People’s Mansion

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free
the people's mansion

SEPTEMBER 28 12PM-5PM FREE ENTRY

2019 marks the 60 year anniversary of Ashton Court being purchased by Bristol City Council and becoming a mansion for the people. To celebrate Artspace Lifespace is opening the doors of Ashton Court with a free heritage family day out.

• Theatrical vignettes depicting the fascinating history of Ashton Court Estate from Show of Strength Theatre Company
• Games on the South Lawn
• The Future of Ashton Court Mansion – six schools from Bristol and North Somerset who participated in artist workshops in June share their visions for it’s future, including Barton Hill Academy, Cabot Primary, Easton CE Academy, Glenfrome Primary School, Hannah More Primary School and Worle Village Primary Schools
• Heritage exhibition curated by local volunteers and local artist Amy Hutchings
• Performance from Opera Sulis
Plus a rare chance to see the upper floor where the Smyth family lived. Pre-booking essential.
http://toursofashtoncourt.eventbrite.com

The People’s Mansion programme has been made possible thanks to funding from Arts Council England, Historic England, the Heritage Lottery Fund and rates relief from North Somerset Council.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/514160319347570/

Venue

Arts Mansion
Ashton Court Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton
Bristol, BS41 9JH
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