Queen Palmer’s Court – Theatre, Dinner & Talk at Ightham Mote
29th June - 30th June 2018
A theatrical treat, written and produced by RSC actor Nicholas Day*.
Queen Palmer’s Court will be performed in the Great Hall at Ightham Mote, and will be followed by a talk by Nicholas Day and a special themed dinner in the Mote Café.
6.30pm Drinks in the Courtyard
7.00pm Queen Palmer’s Court in the Great Hall
7.30pm Nicholas Day – a background talk
8.00pm Themed dinner in the Mote Café
Tickets: £35 per person
To book, please telephone 01732 810378 ext 100
* Nicholas Day is well known for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and National Theatre, but also for his television and film work. In recent years Nicholas has worked almost exclusively for the RSC in a number of key roles; productions have included The Tempest, Comedy of Errors and Wolf Hall. He is also widely known for his TV appearances including Minder, Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, Poirot and Foyle’s War.
Background information: Ightham Mote has been privileged to exhibit one of John Singer Sargent’s most beautiful and expressive portrait paintings at Ightham Mote, just yards from where it was painted in 1889. Now it is time for A Young Lady in White - Elsie Palmer - to return to her home in Colorado. To celebrate Elsie’s time with us, we have imagined the scene that might have taken place in the Great Hall here on the very day Singer Sargent began working on the painting.