Events at The Home of Charles Darwin (Down House)

Harvest Season: Making the Most of Your Marrows

Sat 20 & Sun 21 Sep 2014
Join our expert gardeners who’ll cover a different topic each weekend giving you top tips from the harvest season as they draw from their experience tending Darwin’s famous garden – his ‘outdoor laboratory’.

Harvest Season: Apples and Pears

Sat 27 & Sun 28 Sep 2014
Join our expert gardeners who’ll cover a different topic each weekend giving you top tips from the harvest season as they draw from their experience tending Darwin’s famous garden – his ‘outdoor laboratory’.

Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Mon 27 - Fri 31 Oct 2014
Grab your cloaks and pick out your pumpkin as your little horrors scare themselves silly this Halloween.

Sky at Night - Star Gazing

Fri 14 Nov 2014
Join us in Darwin's garden as the nights grow darker and the stars grow brighter!

A Dramatic Origin Weekend

Sat 22 & Sun 23 Nov 2014
To celebrate the 155th anniversary of the publication of 'On the Origin of Species' join us as the Down House staff get theatrical and re-create the reaction to the shocking literature!

A Natural Christmas: Decoration making plus gifts inspired by nature

Sat 29 & Sun 30 Nov 2014
See how Victorian house staff would have celebrated Christmas and join us in the Butler's Pantry of Down House for festive craft making using natural foliage found in the garden.

Discover with Darwin

Tue 24 - Sat 28 Feb 2015
Join the Darwins and explore evolution at its birthplace as you delve daringly into the mysteries of science.

Sky at Night - Star Gazing

Fri 06 Mar 2015
Join us in Darwin's garden as the nights grow darker and the stars grow brighter!

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