Events at the Garden

Our programme is regularly updated - please check back for updates, and don't miss our courses page.

Rococo Garden Sprites
Tuesdays during term time, 10am-12noon
A chance for children between 18 months and 4 years to stroll through our gorgeous Garden to the enchanted woodland to play, explore and create some natural crafts. The sessions are a mixture of guided activities and free play for which we have a range of resources on hand. There's mud play, walks, stories, wild art, bug hunting and generally having a lovely, relaxing time.  Limited availability - book direct with Nature Connections.

Yoga in Nature - with Chloe Mercer
Thursday mornings, 9.30 - 10.30am
New for this year, a restorative yoga-based class to nourish and support our body’s capacity to be healthy, vital and pure. Teaching will include breath, meditation, walking, Asana and relaxation.  For more info and how to book, please click here.

Minibeasts Rock
Saturday 24th May - Sunday 3 June, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Our brand new trail will help you discover some of the amazing little creatures that call this Garden home.  At the end you can decorate a rock and win a prize. And best of all, it's free of charge - normal admission applies.  For more info click here.

Spring Workshops - weaving or ring-crafting - with Watch This Space
Friday 29th June, 10.30am - 3pm
Tease out your innate creativity with one of this brand new pair of workshops.  Choose to weave a beautiful willow bird pod in the capable hands of Susie Early, or hand-craft your own design of ring with Laure Filho.  Tools, materials and light refreshments included.  For more info and how to book, click here.

Twelfth Night - The Handlebards Gents
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June, 6.30pm
Yes - they tour the country by bike and they perform Shakespeare outdoors. Witty, intelligent and fit, this is one of our highlights of the year. 
Follow the link to the Handlebards' website for more info and to book - tickets are on sale now and early bird discounts apply!

Romeo & Juliet
- The Handlebards Ladies
Wednesday 27th June, 6.30pm
Visiting us for the first time last year, the Ladies were a very popular addition to our programme - and of course we're having them back!  Fingers crossed for another idyllic evening's weather like 2017.  Follow the link to the Handlebards' website for more info and to book - tickets are on sale now and early bird discounts apply!

The Three Musketeers - IK Productions
Sunday 26th & Monday 27th August, 3.30pm
Come on a whistle-stop tour of France with three daring heros who busy themselves saving the day as they travel the length and breadth of the country.  IKP return with a hilarious comedy adaptation of the classic novel.  Expect plenty of swashbuckling, sword-fights and subterfuge in this fast-paced and quick-witted performance. Suitable for all ages. Tickets on sale from www.everymantheatre.org.uk.

Rococo After Dark - Dusk Bat Walk
Friday 14th September, 7.15pm
Come and find out about the bats and moths which make the Garden their home as we walk with experts from Butterfly Conservation. Tickets are free thanks to support from the Heritage Lottery-funded Back from the Brink project but are strictly limited. For more info and how to book, please click here.

Family Autumn Festival

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st October, 10.30am - 5pm
Our annual celebration of everything harvest, including apple juicing, heritage produce displays, tastings, an autumn trail and a chance to bake an apple on our open fire. Normal admission applies.

For more information about any of our events please get in touch and a member of our team will be more than happy to help. See also our courses which run throughout the year.