Friday 23rd September: Reception at the Rutland County Museum. A private viewing for 110 CHF guests to view the restored Eagleton painting which was funded by CHF.

Guest speakers will reveal museum treasures on show in its collection of over 11,000 objects Hear about the Saxon brooch 575 AD, returned anonymously 26 years after it went missing, the exquisite Brooke Augustinian Priory Reliquary casket, circa 1200, made in the French Limoges enamel workshops and the clockwork peacock made in Nurnberg in 1900, plus many more surprises.

In 2021/22 Rutland County Council contributed to the costs of the discoveries of the exceptional Rutland Roman mosaic, depicting  the Greek hero Achilles and Britain’s largest ever sea dragon fossil ,an 180 million year old  Ichthyosaur found at Rutland Water. A fascinating event in the presence of invited Rutland dignitaries and press

Directions: Please arrive at the North Gate entrance to Deene Park on Kirby Lane. The Visitors entrance on the A43 will be firmly closed. Please park along either side of the drive in front of the house. Spaces on the D area, directly outside the house, will be reserved for anyone with disabled badges.


6.30- 7pm Drinks reception in the Great Hall

7pm Introductions /lecture

8.15 pm Evening ends

You are advised to wear a mask in the lecture room please. Covid guidelines are being followed .