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Penshurst On Screen Again!
We are pleased to announce that filming which took place in February here at Penshurst Place by Oxford Film & Television will soon be broadcast. As part of the BBC 2 Tudor Court Season ‘The Last Days of Anne Boleyn’ will be screened on Thursday 23rd May at 9pm where Penshurst’s unique Medieval Baron’s Hall, Minstrels Gallery, Crypt, Courtyard and Gardens can be seen featuring in the background. The history series delves into Anne’s last days with a stellar cast of writers and historians, including Hilary Mantel, David Starkey, Philippa Gregory and others. You can see a trailer for the programme by clicking here. We hope you are as excited as we are to watch the series.
Posted 16 May 2013
Story Competition Winners
Following last month’s Story Competition for World Book Day, we are pleased to announce the winners of each category.
- Chitra Soundar – Over 16 category winner with the ‘Night-Out at the Museum’ story. You can discover more information on Chitra by visiting her website.
- Aishling Gallagher – 9-16 category winner with ‘The Maze’ story.
- Natalie Middlecote – 8 years and under category winner with ‘An Amazing Day’ story.
Thank you to all who took part. If you would like to read the winning stories then click here.
Posted 23 April 2013
The Maize Maze
The maize maze returns to Penshurst Place this season - with a new mini maze for smaller children.
Both opening from 20 July for the school summer holidays the design with follow a medieval theme and include storytelling in the maze on Sundays from 28 July. More details here.
Posted 15 April 2013