Halloween and half-term fun

Celebrate Halloween and the October half term from 25 October – 2 November with a host of spooky family events in Shakespeare’s England. Carve pumpkins, enjoy family ghost trails, learn how to make potions and spells or simply enjoy an autumnal walk. For the very brave there are plenty of … more

From Castle to county town: A walk that discovers the fascinating story of Warwick’s developmment

In any town or city, your attention is usually taken by historic monuments, beautiful architecture or spectacular buildings. But how often do you take notice of the basic urban fabric of roads, bridges, paths, walls, houses and gardens? This walk in Warwick, created by a local town planner, explores the … more

Canaletto exhibition – Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney will stage a number of exciting exhibitions in 2015 including Canaletto Celebrating Britain from 14 March – 7 June. This exhibition spotlights the paintings and drawings which Canaletto created between 1746 and 1755, when he chose to celebrate the latest achievements of British architecture and engineering. This is … more

Compton Verney House

Compton Verney House Warwickshire CV35 9HZ Open Tuesday-Sunday from 11am-5pm Cost of entry: Adults: £13 – exhibitions, collections and grounds; £7.25 – collections and grounds Children: £3 Under 5s Free www.comptonverney.org.uk Once the home of the Verney or Willoughby de Broke family, the house was rescued by the Compton Verney … more