Dusting the Doll’s House

When my daughter was small she had a doll’s house , made by her father from a kit one Christmas.  It was a modest four-roomed dwelling in a gingerbread style and she swiftly filled it with Sylvanian Familes characters and all the trappings and comforts a family of wild boar in dungarees could wish for,…

Team Effort Conquers Zenith Carpet

  Would you like to get grubby on all fours with a rubber bat in an historic manor? Never fear! We are not lowering our standards to supplement our meagre earnings.   At Snowshill on November 12th conservation assistants and property administrators alike heeded the call (sent out well in advance)  to the first major task…

Welcome to Winter

The closed season is now upon us and the challenging task of putting Snowshill Manor and the collection to bed has begun. For the Manor team the closed season is something we look forward to every year, while the open season provides its challenges and enjoyable moments the winter season is when we really get…