Jerome K Jerome's classic hilarious story about 3 men behaving badly in a boat. Ideal for a gentle summers evening in the Gardens...
Meet Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad and all the Wild Wooders in this enchanting interactive production about selfless friendship.
Told with high energy, humour and audience participation by returning players The Cat’s Grin
From an idyllic riverside setting, through the snowbound Wild Wood via Mr Toad’s motoring misadventures to the final Battle for Toad Hall, a unique adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s original book oozes with charm & wit. This family friendly interactive performance shimmers with big characters and big hearts. Just 70 minutes in length with lots of audience participation.
Suitable for 4 year olds and over. Three actors, multiple characters and one classic story that’s high in energy, humour and audience participation.
The Cat’s Grin Company from Kick in the Head Productions.
Bring your own chair or blankets. Some seats freely available
Ticket includes access to the Gardens
£6 over 7s (including adults), £4 3- 7 year olds, under 3s FREE
Tickets in advance or on the door
What does the Dodo do? Just how mad are the Hare and the Hatter?
Another special opening in the early season. More and more people like the freedom and independence of an outdoor wedding reception.
So we are thrilled to host one of our favourite suppliers, Elite Tents, for their Wedding Fair.
Come and speak to them about your dreams.
Information about hiring the Gardens for your event can be found here
Entry to the Gardens and the Fair in the day will be free. While you’re here, wander the extensive grounds to see the snowdrops, aconites and emerging daffodils.
An affectionate 40th anniversary tribute to the great, unremittingly genteel, comedienne and monologist, Joyce Grenfell.
Traditional games on the lawn. Discover - or rediscover- all those old games; hopscotch, hoola hoops, spacehoppers. a day of fun and entertainment for all the family
Half Term Family Friendly Activities in the Gardens
Make the most of the warmer weather to get out and about in the open and discover nature.
Self Guided Trails all week
There’s a caterpillar flower trail for the littl’uns and for everyone, try our ‘invent a plant name‘ to stretch everyone’s creative powers.
Leaf and plant printing.
Make your own pictures, bunting or gift tags with collected leaves and flowers.
We’ll use 2 techniques. One with paint and one with a hammer (Hapa zome).
suitable for all ages (with adult supervision
12- 3pm, £2 per person (including garden entry).
FREE for Family Friendly Activities Annual Pass holders
Tuesday 28th May
Wednesday 29th May
Friday 31st May
Don’t forget the Gardens open at 11am – Make a day of it
Shakespeare with gears! The HandleBards, the world’s first cycling theatre company, park up at the Gardens and create a riotous, mysterious and musical rendering of Shakespeare's magical play The Tempest.
Hooray, Easter is here.
Whatever the weather this April we have activities, inside and out, to keep the kids happy, creative and busy.
As well as the daily drop-in Egg Hunt and special weekend events, why not come in for these gentle Craft and Activity Days.