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Talk, from 8 Jan 2019


National Trust Nostell

National Trust Nostell


Join Nostell’s Curator Simon McCormack and our experienced team of volunteers for a talk, coffee and cake followed by a tour of select rooms and artefacts.
8th Jan- Thomas Chippendale at Nostell: explore the world of Thomas Chippendale, with specific reference to his work at Nostell. Learn more about high end design, patronage and the shaping of the modern world.
22 Jan- Rome or Ruin. Explore the reasons behind the 18th century obsession with all things Roman and how this played out in grand interiors and collections.
5 Feb- A Voyage to Cathay. Since the 16th century Europeans had an obsession with all things oriental. Find out how western designers sought to recreate the east in grand interiors like Nostell.
26 Feb- Labyrinthine Libraries. A library was more than just a place to store books and Nostell is no exception. Discover the purpose and hidden meaning behind a grand library, as well as highlights of the book collection.

To book your place call 01924 863892.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 8 Jan 2019 10:00 to 12:00
Tue 22 Jan 2019 10:00 to 12:00
Tue 5 Feb 2019 10:00 to 12:00
Tue 26 Feb 2019 10:00 to 12:00


£15 per person


Doncaster Road,



See location of National Trust Nostell on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 407171  Lat: 53.64883 Long: -1.38574

By Road:
On the A638
5 miles south east of Wakefield towards Doncaster.
Sat Nav postcode: WF4 1QA

Parking charges:
£4.00 for all day parking

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: 485, 496, 498 from Wakefield Bus Station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups