Events

 

In January we Wassail our Orchard, in summer we hold Open Air Theatre and Concerts, in October we celebrate Apple Day. 

Events 2018

Sat 6th January – Wassailing

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Wassailing – an ancient practice of blessing the orchard and its wildlife to ensure a good apple crop the following year, a fun family event with a few modern twists. WASSAILINGposter.

There are no tickets for this event but it is helpful if you can let us know you are coming email info@shenleypark.co.uk. Suggested donation of £2 per person.

WALLED GARDEN OPEN AIR 2018

Sunday 10th June, 3pm

The Reluctant Dragon by Quantum Theatre

Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won’t fight St George?

In this delightful new adaptation by Michael Whitmore, Quantum Theatre presents Kenneth Grahame’s The Reluctant Dragon, an enchanting tale of bravery, friendship and derring-do for all the family.

Advance tickets:  Adults £12, child £8, family £35

Advance tickets will be available until 5pm Saturday 9th June, after which time tickets will be available on the gate only.

On the day tickets:  Adults £15, child £10, family £40  

 

Sunday 22nd July, 7pm

The Importance of Being Ernest by The Pantaloons

Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, Ernest doesn’t exist. Or does he…? As well as Wilde’s witty words, The Pantaloons’ energetic and musical new production takes influence from silent film, Victorian music hall and contemporary physical theatre to add a few twists to this perennially popular play!

Advance tickets:  Adults £12, child £8, family £37

Advance tickets will be available until 5pm Saturday 21st July, after which time tickets will be available on the gate only.

On the day tickets by cash only:  Adults £15, child £10, family £40

 

 

Sunday 29th July, noon til 6pm

This event has had to be cancelled due to bad weather forecast

Music to Watch the Flowers By

Family picnic concert, music jazz, blues and rock.

Bring your own picnic and drinks or buy food and drink in the Garden.

Children’s bouncy castles and soft play for under 5s.

The decision has been made in light of the weather forecast (as of 5pm Sat 28th July) by the Met office for Sun 29th July to cancel our Music to Watch the Flowers By event. Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast all day.

Any advance ticket purchases will be refunded via paypal.

 

There will be no September Folk Festival this year.

Wet weather policy

This policy forms part of our terms and conditions.

The Walled Garden and amphitheatre are completely uncovered. We will make every effort to complete the performance and reserve the right to stop and start the action as necessary.

Performances will never be cancelled or abandoned before the advertised starting time and then only in the event of very bad weather. Refunds are not given for cancellation or abandonment as a result of the weather; however performances will aim to take place regardless of weather conditions.

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