The Frances Garnham Award

Our annual award for innovative approaches to educational or community engagement

Historic Houses National AGM 2021, Derry Tydeman and Charlie Courtenay Powderham Castle Frances Garnham Award 2021

Frances-Garnham-Award-markEach year, the Historic Houses Learning Advisory Panel presents the Frances Garnham Award to a house or garden that’s demonstrated a particularly innovative approach to education or community engagement work.

The Award, now in its fifth year, commemorates the life and achievements of Frances Garnham, who worked as Director of Policy and Campaigns at Historic Houses until early 2015. Frances was passionate about helping our places to develop exciting and innovative educational projects.

Watch the video below on the 2023 winner – Wentworth Woodhouse

2023 winner – Wentworth Woodhouse

Historic Houses Announces Frances Garnham Award 2023 Winner

Wentworth Woodhouse, in South Yorkshire, has won the prestigious 2023 Frances Garnham Education Award presented by Historic Houses.

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Any Historic Houses member property can submit their education or community work for the consideration of the judges

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