The Gardens have always been a great place for music and theatre. We carry on the 300 year old tradition  of having live music and entertainments for all tastes. You can sit back with friends on a balmy evening and listen to quality local sounds or witness world class performances or enjoy a vibrant family theatre in picnic style. In every case the beautiful surroundings will just add to your enjoyment. Keep checking back for new events below

The Melon Ground Sessions. 2023 Season

Thursday May 26th, 7pm

Live music in the Melon Ground. Eclectic music for early evening
relaxation in a beautiful setting. This session we have the world premiere performance by ‘Dreamcatchers’

Bad Dad

Saturday July 16th, 7pm

This year we are being visited by Handlebards’ all boys troupe
for a bicycle-powered, laugh-out-loud production of Shakespeare’s
Twelfth Night.

Taming of the Shrew

  • null

    Awful Auntie

    By Heartbreak Productions

Tuesday August 16th – 5pm

A truly thrilling tale. Owls, ghosts, chases, escapes, motorcycle rides,
and tiddlywinks all fill Stella’s days as she evades her menacing Aunt
and saves the family home.

Saturday Sounds in the ClaireVoie:  The Gerry Colvin Band

  • null

    Jane Eyre

    By Heartbreak Productions

Saturday June 18th, 6pm

Step right up, ladies and gents, to Heartbreak Productions’ Carnival Spectacular – with astounding acrobats, jaw-dropping jugglers and special guest – the death-defying escape artist Jane Eyre.

Saturday Sounds in the ClaireVoie: Dark Side of the Moon

  • null

    Much Ado About Murder

    By Heartbreak Productions

Saturday July 23rd, 6.30pm

Don your detective cap and join Heartbreak Productions for some super silliness this summer. Five suspects will be put under the spotlight, and we will depend on the audience to find answers.

Saturday Sounds in the Claire Voie:  Soul picnic

  • null

    Lady Windermere's Fan

    By Crescent Theatre

Sunday July 3rd, 3pm

‘I can resist everything except temptation.’ Lady Windermere has a happy marriage. Or, at least, that’s what she believes, until one of London society’s gossips arrives to voice their suspicions…