Held in the beautiful grounds of Charleston near Firle, from Wednesday September the 27th to Sunday October the 1st themes of identity, immigration and protest arrears woven through this schedule. There are celebrations startling new fiction from some of the most exciting writers working today.. Gwendoline Riley,david Szalay and Tessa Hadley Mark Haddon and Alison macleod inspired by bloomsbury. There are a mix of Uk and International authors.
“If you lived there you could make it absolutely divine.” – Virginia Woolf to her sister Vanessa Bell on Charleston.
In 1916 the artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant along with their unconventional household moved to Charleston. Carried by love, life, art and friendship, Bell and Grant challenged conventions and transformed Charleston from a typical Sussex farmhouse to a decorative masterpiece and vibrant artists’ garden.
Visit Charleston and step into the only complete Bloomsbury interior in the world and let us tell you the stories of the remarkable people who lived, visited and worked at Charleston.
Opening times at Charleston
1 March 2017 – 29 October 2017
Opening Times For The House:
Wednesdays – Saturdays : Guided Tours
March – June : 12pm – 5pm (last entry 4pm)
July & August : 11:30am – 5:30pm (last entry 4:30)
September & October : 12pm – 5pm (last entry 4pm)
Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays : Self-Guided Entry
March – October : 12pm – 5pm (last entry 4pm)
To ensure you get the most out of your visit the House is open by timed entry. We advise that you book your tickets in advance to guarantee entry at your preferred time. You can book tickets to visit Charleston with our fast, secure, booking site.
Tickets can be booked in advance up until midnight of the day before you wish to visit. If you are wanting to book for visiting today, we make some tickets available that can be purchased on the day in the Charleston Shop on a first come first served basis. Availability is limited.