Holkham Stories Entry - 'The Wake'

Posted: October 02nd 2020

by Erin Ketteridge

During lockdown, we encouraged the public to enter our short story competition, sharing their tales of Holkham - real or fictional, hilarious, halcyon, or even horrendous, all genres were welcome. We’ve been sharing our shortlisted entries and next up is Erin Ketteridge’s story of a place that her family and so many others hold dear. Her story is called ‘The Wake’.

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Holkham Stories Entry - 'An Early Start'

Posted: September 09th 2020

by Stuart Lynch

During the UK’s lockdown, we encouraged the public to enter our short story competition, sharing their tales of Holkham - real or fictional, hilarious, halcyon, or even horrendous, all genres were welcome. The judges were Lady Leicester and Lady Glenconner who chose Ian Gale as their winner. Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing a number of the shortlisted entries with you. Next up, are Stuart Lynch’s two entries, ‘An early start’ and ‘A walk behind and through the pines…’

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Holkham Stories Entry - 'Last Entry'

Posted: July 20th 2020

by Sally-Ann Rainey

The next of our shortlisted entries from the Holkham Stories competition, where writers were encouraged to share their stories of Holkham - real or fictional; hilarious, halcyon, or even horrendous, all genres were welcome! The judges were Lady Leicester and Lady Glenconner, and this is one of the shortlisted entries: Sally-Ann Rainey’s ‘Last Entry’.

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Bidding a Fond Farewell to HOLKHOME

Posted: June 30th 2020

by Lucy Downing, Marketing

Since the beginning of April, we have been bringing Holkham to you virtually at home via HOLKHOME. As we continue with our careful, gradual and phased reopening of Holkham and everything it offers, and with today being the last day of June, we felt the timing was right to bid a fond farewell to HOLKHOME. Here, we take the opportunity to look back over the best bits - and my goodness, there were many…

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Protecting Holkham's Little Terns

Posted: June 26th 2020

by Andy Bloomfield, Senior Warden

Discover more about Little Terns, the UK’s second rarest seabird, and what we, and you, can do to help protect them.

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My Ten Years at Holkham

Posted: June 25th 2020

by Mac Graham

Mac Graham, one of our multi-talented members of the team, celebrates ten years working at Holkham and reminisces about his Holkham journey.

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Holkham Stories Entry - Getting to know Aunt Zinnia

Posted: June 24th 2020

by Donarita Priddle Vocca

The next of our shortlisted entries from the Holkham Stories competition, where writers were encouraged to share their stories of Holkham - real or fictional; hilarious, halcyon or even horrendous, all genres were welcome! The judges were Lady Leicester and Lady Glenconner, and this is one of the shortlisted entries: Donarita Priddle Vocca’s ‘Getting to know Aunt Zinnia’.

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Holkham Dinner Party - The Holkham Silver

Posted: June 23rd 2020

by Katherine Hardwick

In part three of our series on dining at Holkham, we explore the importance and significance of silver at Holkham through the ages.

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