Holkham Blog

Festival of sport: a weekend of family fun with sporting legends!

Posted: July 19th 2021

by Ellie Hunter

Festival of Sport is taking place right here at Holkham from 13th to 15th August 2021. This weekend provides an amazing opportunity for children aged 5 to 17 to learn about the sports they love! Read on to find out more.

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Safe and Sound when Water is Around

Posted: July 15th 2021

by Mandy Humphreys, Wells RNLI Community Water Safety Officer

The beautiful coastline at Wells-next-the-Sea attracts many people around this time of year, and we want everyone to remain safe in and around the water. Water safety messaging is important to everyone visiting our beaches, even if you do not go into the sea. Wells RNLI Community Water Safety Officer, Mandy Humphreys, explains how we can all stay safe this summer.

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Step into Summer

Posted: July 09th 2021

Step into summer at Holkham as we creep ever closer to staycation season and the start of the school holidays. We’ve a jam-packed month of events, with something to suit all ages, interests and budgets.

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A month in the life of our hall intern

Posted: June 22nd 2021

by Sophie Lewis - Holkham Hall Intern

April 2021 marked a very exciting month with the UK beginning to emerge from lockdown and being personally able to finally make the move to Holkham. Since then, I have been kept busy with my placement work in the hall and archives, in the café and with taking the opportunity to explore north Norfolk on my bike, and, of course, spend lots of time on the beach. Keep reading to see what else i’ve been up to at Holkham…

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Volunteers' Week - Introducing John Cattrall

Posted: June 03rd 2021

by John Cattrall - Hall Volunteer

It is hard to believe that we’ve only had our team of Hall volunteers for two years, they certainly have become part of the collection of treasures inside the hall! This Volunteers’ Week, we are giving thanks to our volunteers and highlighting the invaluable work they do. Meet John and hear about the tasks he has carried out over the past few years.

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Volunteers' Week - Introducing Paul Edmunds

Posted: June 03rd 2021

by Paul Edmunds - Hall Volunteer

We’re celebrating Volunteer’s Week here at Holkham, giving thanks to the amazing team that so generously give their time, skills and efforts to the preservation of the Hall’s treasures. We are delighted to introduce Paul, who gives us an insight into a day in the life of a Hall volunteer.

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