This takeover day has been funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of our restoration and reinterpretation project. Allowing us to offer exciting experiences at the cottage as part of our regular admission cost.
Find out more about the Framework Knitters Museum on their website: https://frameworkknittersmuseum.org.uk/
Book your place here: https://www.mrssmithscottage.com/visit/book-your-visit/
Pop into our gift shop anytime we’re open and see some beautiful new items, such as this magnet made by Artist in Residence, Nicki!
Mrs Smith’s Cottage Garden Fete
On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September we’ll be hosting a garden-sized village fete to celebrate our reopening! Join us at this free event and enjoy family friendly traditional games and entertainment – pop along between 12pm to 4pm.
Things to do in September at Mrs Smith’s Cottage
As well as our Garden Fete, there’s lots more planned for September! On Friday the 10th September our Learning Officer Sally will be giving a talk exploring the history of the Cottage and its residents – a great chance to see unique objects from our collection store and learn more about rural life and the life of the cottage. 7pm to around 8:30pm – please book on our website:mrssmithscottage.com
The 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th September are Heritage Open Days! To celebrate, we will be exploring the Hidden Voices from Navenby by using clips from our Oral History collection.
On the 25th September we shall be hosting a Macmillan Coffee Afternoon for Macmillan Cancer support at the cottage. Pop in for some cake between 12pm to 3:30pm, don’t forget to bring some change!
We’d love to hear from you!
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Dunston Community Garden Talk
Free access to the talk in the garden is free, standard admission to the cottage applies if you want to have alook around
Join one of the founders of the Dunston community garden for a short talk about their garden project. A great change to get to know a local community gardening group, get inspired for your garden at home, and learn more about how start community gardening projects.
Free standard admission applies to visit the cottage
Drop in and pick up a coffee and a cake to enjoy in the cottage garden or at home!
Entry to the coffee morning is free, and there is no need to book. Standard admission applies to the cottage.
Mrs Smith’s NavenBEEs
£2 per child, adults are free
The first NavenBEEs session at Mrs Smith’s Cottage.
This is a monthly preschool group designed to get adults and their little ones play and learning together at the cottage. More information and updates about the session can be found in the Mrs Smith’s NavenBEEs facebook group.
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