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Events



Events at the Garden


Easter Trail
Friday 14th - Monday 17th April, 10am - 12noon
Come and explore the Garden, have some Easter fun and win a chocolate prize!  Pick up your FREE trail at the Welcome Desk.
Normal admission applies.

Midsummer family portrait evening
Wednesday 21st June, from 5pm
A rare chance to have your family photographed in private, with the Garden and its stunning features as backdrop. Award-winning photographer Rebecca Northway will capture you on film in relaxed surroundings as you explore on a midsummer evening.  Limited availability - book direct with Rebecca.

As You Like It
- The Handlebards Ladies
Friday 30th June & Saturday 1 July, 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 links to the Handlebards' site for tickets for 30 June and 1st July.

Stonebalancing
- Adrian Gray
1st July - 31st August, 10.30am  -5pm
Adrian Gray is the pioneer of stonebalancing art, and an award winner at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 and 2016. He creates balancing sculptures using weathered stone in natural locations, with the predominant feature being the beauty and seemingly impossible and puzzling nature of balance. He'll have sculptures in situ and be demonstrating his art here on Thursday 6 July.  For more info visit www.stonebalancing.com.  Normal admission applies.

A Midsummer Night's Dream - The Handlebards Gents
Friday 21st July, 6.30pm
Yes - they too tour the country by bike and perform Shakespeare outdoors. Set on the Bowling Green in the heart of the Garden, this is likely to be one of our best sellers. 
Tickets on sale from www.handlebards.com

Picnic in The Park - Friends of Painswick Rococo Garden
Saturday 5th August, 6.30pm
Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening of local talent - and at the same time help raise much-needed funds to help us restore the Garden. 
Tickets available in advance from the Welcome Desk or on the door.

Alice In Wonderland - IK Productions
Sunday 27th & Monday 28th August, 2.30pm
An imaginative and expert retelling of the classic tale set in the heart of the Garden. 
Tickets on sale from www.everymantheatre.org.uk

Three Men in a Boat - IK Productions
Sunday 27th August, 6.30pm
Jerome K Jerome's evergreen tale of three men and a dog, and their exploits on the Thames. 
Tickets on sale from www.everymantheatre.org.uk

Autumn Festival

Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd October, 10.30am - 5pm
Our annual celebration of everything harvest, including apple juicing, heritage produce displays and tastings.  There's a children's Apple Activity Day on the Friday.
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.