Events

Happening at Parham

Forthcoming Events

17 April 2022
, 12:00pm - 09 October 2022
, 5:00pm

2022 Season Starts

Our Season starts on Easter Sunday, 17th April 2022.

17 April 2022
, 12:00pm - 09 October 2022
, 5:00pm

House & Garden Tours

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours which will focus on different aspects of the House and Gardens. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

01 May 2022
, 2:00pm - 29 May 2022
, 5:00pm

Needlework on Display

Parham is home to possibly the finest and most important collection of 16th and 17th century embroidery in the United Kingdom. Enjoy this enhanced opportunity to discover our needlework collection, including items that are not normally on display.

These items will be available to view in the House, during normal House opening hours (2pm to 5pm). 

06 July 2022
, 12:00pm - 17 July 2022
, 5:00pm

Botanical Artists in Residence

The Horsham School of Botanical Artists will be staging a two week exhibition of drawings and paintings in the Seed Room from the 6th to the 17th July. This exhibition will take its theme from the work of the pioneering botanist and explorer Sir Joseph Banks.  

09 July 2022
, 9:00am - 10 July 2022
, 5:00pm

Sussex Steam Rally

On the 9th and 10th of July, Sussex Steam Shows Ltd will hold the ‘Sussex Steam Rally’ on the East Plain at Parham. This two day event will be open to the public from 9am to 5pm on both days, and will feature a variety of exhibits from steam traction engines to vintage vehicles. 

Tickets can be purchased from the show organisers via their website: www.sussexsteamrally.co.uk.  

14 July 2022
, 11:00am

A Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

22 July 2022
, 11:00am

A Tour of the Garden

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

31 July 2022
, 12:00pm

Jaguar Enthusiasts Club

On the 31st July, Parham will welcome the members of the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club. Their beautiful classic and contemporary cars will be displayed near the entrance to the House and Gardens, for the enjoyment of their fellow members and for those visiting us that day.

17 August 2022
, 11:00am

A Tour of the Needlework Display

Throughout the open season, Parham will be running two tours of the Needlework collection. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

18 August 2022
, 11:00am

A Tour of the House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

24 August 2022
, 11:00am - 24 June 2022
, 12:00pm

A Tour of the Garden

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

26 August 2022
, 11:00am

A Tour of the Garden

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the Garden. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

02 September 2022
, 11:00am

Clock Tour

The beautiful Clock collection at Parham dates from the eighteenth and nineteenth century and was collected by the Bisshopp and Pearson families.

A dedicated tour of the Clocks will be taking place on the 2nd September and will be the final Clock tour of the season.

These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before.

All places must be booked in advance via our website.

14 September 2022
, 11:00am

A Tour of House

Throughout the open season, Parham will run a variety of special tours of the House. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

21 September 2022
, 11:00am

A Tour of the Needlework Display

Throughout the open season, Parham will be running two tours of the Needlework collection. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before. All places must be booked in advance via our website.

Previously at Parham

Past Events

20 May 2022

Garden Tour

A tour of the Garden will be taking place on the 2oth May.

These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before.

All places must be booked in advance via our website.

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12 May 2022

House Tour

Parham will be running a tour of the House on the 12th May. These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before.

All places must be booked in advance via our website.

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06 May 2022

Clock Tour

The beautiful Clock collection at Parham dates from the eighteenth and nineteenth century and was collected by the Bisshopp and Pearson families.

A dedicated tour of the Clocks will be taking place on the 6th of May. This is one of only two tours of the collection that will be taking place this year, with the second planned for the 2nd September.

These tours are designed for regular visitors who might never have had the opportunity to take a tour before.

All places must be booked in advance via our website.

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28 July 2021 -22 August 2021

The Artist in Residence Exhibition – Paintings of Parham

Artist in Residence for 2021

We are delighted that the artist Diana de Vere Cole is our Artist in Residence for 2021.

Diana is primarily a figurative artist, who was inspired at a young age by her parents. She went on to study at Brighton Art College and spent a year in Paris at the Académie Beaux-Arts and the Académie Julian. Diana’s work has been displayed in open exhibitions in the Royal Academy and the Royal West of England Academy, as well as in many galleries around the UK.

Diana’s Paintings of Parham will be exhibited in the Seed Room at Parham from the 28th July to the 22nd August 2021. Opening times are between 2pm and 5pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays, and Bank Holidays.

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21 July 2021 -30 August 2021

Adrian Sassoon Exhibition

A selection of 20 of the superb contemporary decorative artworks curated in April by Adrian Sassoon and photographed and filmed in Parham House for virtual exhibition, (you can find out further information here) will be on display from Wednesday 21st July until the end of August. A ticket to the House will be required to view the artworks.

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25 April 2021

2021 Season Starts

Our season starts on 25th April 2021.

This event has ended.