Ickworth Lives wins national award

Volunteers recreate staff tea below stairs in Ickworth Lives

Volunteers recreate staff tea below stairs in Ickworth Lives

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Ickworth House’s below stairs recreation Ickworth Lives has won the Museums and Heritage Show’s Heritage Award for Excellence Customer Service category.

The winners in 12 categories award were announced at a central London ceremony on last night.

Hertford Museum’s front of house team and Glasgow School of Art were runners up for customer service. London’s Natural History Museum was selected ‘Best of the Best’.

Ickworth Lives, funded by a Heritage Lottery grant, opened last summer using volunteers acting as servants to show life below stairs in the 1930s.

For more information on Ickworth House visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ickworth