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Heritage Open Day Tours – 3 site tours.

A chance to see all three historic parts of the Bradford Estate; the Church, the Hall and the 18th century Gardens, some of which are not usually accessible – including the church tower and the magnificent plaster ceilings in the Hall. There will be a guided tour of each site including (for those who wish it) a tour of the tower and famous bells in the church tower. Although the Hall is accessible to guests, this is a chance to see some other areas not easily accessible otherwise. Tours can be taken separately or in series. Main series: 1pm Hall, 1.45 Church, 2.30 Gardens  (please start at the Garden entrance to purchase your ticket and tour ‘tokens’) There will be second tours at the Hall: 2pm. Gardens: 3pm and the Church will take informal tours all afternoon. Please note the Tower can take only 4 or 5 people at a time – ask the Church wardens on entrance. Normal entrance fees apply £4/£4.50 (plus Gift Aid) available on the door. Gardens open at 12.30. Tours and Garden entrance Free for Garden Members Why not buy a whole day ticket for both the tour and open air concert The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan in the Gardens at 3pm and bring a picnic?  Joint ticket: £12 for tour and G&S concert See here for more info  HERE    
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Hall, Church and Gardens tours

Birmingham Heritage Week this year runs from the 8th -18th September. So full of heritage is the Second City that it extends, by 7 days, the dates of the National Heritage Open Days . St Mary & St Margaret Church 2 (Bradford Estates)This year we are working with St Mary and St Margaret’s Church and the hotel at Castle Bromwich Hall to offer visitors the chance to see all three historic parts of the Bradford estate. There will be a guided tour of each site including (for those who wish it) a tour of the tower and famous bells in the church tower. Although the Hall is accessible to guests, this is a chance to see some of the magnificent plaster ceiling work and other areas not easily accessible otherwise. Tours can be taken separately or in series. The main series:   1pm Hall, 1.45 Church , 2.30 Gardens  (please start at the Garden entrance to purchase your ticket and tour ‘tokens’) There will be second tours at the Hall: 2pm. Gardens: 3pm and the Church will take informal tours all afternoon. Please note the Tower can take only 4 or 5 people at a time – ask the Church wardens on entrance. Normal Entry fees apply  £4/£4.50 (plus Gift Aid). Tours free You will be given ‘tour tokens’ to exchange at the entrance to each tour. Can’t make that day?  The Church will be open on Sunday 11th September in the afternoon for drop-in tours and trips to the tower…also as part of  Heritage Open Days. ..and don’t forget the Gardens have regular , free guided tours around the Gardens on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday (2pm) during the season.
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