Events

 

Next event

 

TREE CARE – COW BANKS WOOD – SAT 26th/SUN 27th Feb

We are planning a whole weekend of bramble clearance, tree care, planting new trees and installing bird boxes. For this we are inviting community groups together with individual members of the public to join us. Please send us an email registering your interest together with the time that would best suit you shenleypark@gmail.com

 

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

 

WALLED GARDEN OPEN AIR 2022

Our plays are finalised by Easter, check back here for more information.

 

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To purchase tickets please click on the event that you are interested in.

All tickets are online in advance only.

All events will comply with Covid restrictions at the time of the event. Social distancing and number limits will apply to all events.

You are welcome to bring picnics and something to sit on, dogs are also welcome on short fixed leads. Under 3s are free to all of our events unless marked (*) this may be under 2 for events organised in conjunction with other organisations.

See the FAQ section at the bottom of this page together with the wet weather policy for more information.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Where to get tickets

Tickets for all events are available through the website www.shenleypark.co.uk

Do I have to buy tickets in advance? Yes

What happens if it rains? In the true spirit of outdoor theatre and concerts the shows will go on, see our wet weather policy

Should I bring anything to sit on? You may bring a blanket, cushions, chairs, umbrellas in case of rain or shine, some warmer clothing for the evening performances as it can get chilly towards the end of the evening.

We do have a small number of plastic chairs available, if you are in particular need of a chair and would find it difficult to bring your own chairs, please contact us in advance and we will reserve a chair for you.

Can I park my car? Yes all of our car parks are within easy walking distance of the Walled Garden.

If you require disabled parking please tell one of our car parking attendants on arrival.

Shall I bring a picnic? Yes you may bring picnics and drinks, no barbeques though please!

Can I bring my dog? Yes dogs are welcome on a short fixed lead.

 

You have not covered my question, who shall I contact? Please either complete the contact us form or email info@shenleypark.co.uk

 

Our traditional Apple Day in a marquee will not take place this year.

We plan instead to sell apples and juice from the Walled Garden throughout the apple season with a focus on celebrating all things apple on the weekend of Sun 17th October. More details to follow.

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

 

WASSAILING 

Next Wassail Sat 8th January 2022.

SAT 9TH JANUARY 2021 4.30pm 

This event will happen if it conforms with COVID 19 guidelines. Updates will be posted here nearer to the time.

Come along to this fun family event to hold a Wassail ceremony in the Orchard. Procession to Orchard starts at 5pm from the Chapel where we hold a celebration and give gifts to the trees. After the Wassail we head back to the Chapel for soup, Wassail cake and apple juice. Wear warm clothes, bring a torch and something to make a noise with (saucepan lids, bells, musical instruments).