What’s on at Waddesdon, August 2019

26th July 2019
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26th July 2019 Lee Hall

Waddesdon are excited to announce the return of their annual Chilli Fest, taking place on Sat 31 Aug & Sun 1 Sept. Enjoy live music and family fun as you indulge in produce from local artisan traders and some of the best loved exhibitors from across the country.

Be transported to a café in Paris or New York, as you while away the evening listening to an award-winning jazz quartet at Waddesdon’s first ever Jazz on the Parterre. Fri 2 August.

Chilli Fest
Sat 31 Aug & Sun 1 Sept 2019, 10am-5pm

What's on at Waddesdon, August 2019 - Chilli Fest
Turn up the heat at our annual Chilli festival, taking place in the beautiful Aviary gardens. Enjoy live music and family fun as you indulge in produce from local artisan traders and some of the best loved exhibitors from across the country. Don’t miss the hottest event this summer!

Free with general entry but book in advance.

Jazz on the Parterre
Fri 2 Aug 2019, 6.30pm

What's on at Waddesdon, August 2019 - Jazz night on The Parterre
Be transported to a café in Paris or New York, as you while away the evening listening to an award-winning jazz quartet. Enjoy a glass of Pimms or prosecco on arrival, and watch the sun set from the Parterre.

Adult £20, Child £10, £35 with dinner in the Manor Restaurant

Big Camp
Sat 3 – Sun 4 Aug 2019, 5.30pm-10.30am

What's on at Waddesdon, August 2019 - Toasting marshmallows at Big Camp in August

Camp under the stars in the magnificent grounds of Waddesdon Manor. Enjoy storytelling around a campfire, stargazing and games, followed by a delicious breakfast the following morning.

Adult £30, Child £15

The art & craft of gardening with tropical foliage
Sun 11 Aug 2019, 2-5pm

What's on at Waddesdon, August 2019 - The Tropical Mound at Waddesdon
Learn how to create a piece of Waddesdon Tropicana in your own garden, in this hands-on workshop.

Wildlife in the Garden: Bat Walk
Sat 17 Aug 2019, 6-9pm

What's on at Waddesdon, August 2019 - Toasting marshmallows at Big Camp in August
Try something new this summer, and join an early evening bat watching walk around the Waddesdon grounds. Led by a local bat expert, the evening begins with soup and a sandwhich, before the group head outside in the search for these nocturnal creatures.  

Adult £17.50

The Great Waddesdon Sports Day
Sun 18 Aug 2019, 12-4pm

The Great Waddesdon Sports Day
Bring your ‘A game’ for an afternoon of fun competition at Waddesdon. There are medals to be won! And for those armchair athletes amongst you, there will be ice creams, Pimms and strawberries and cream available to enjoy. Donations welcome.

Coming soon: The Luna Cinema
Fri 13, Sat 14 & Sun 15 Sept 2019, 6.30pm

What's on at Waddesdon, August 2019 - Bohemian Rhapsody, Luna Cinema. Image (c) Waddesdon, A Rothschild House & Gardens
The Luna Cinema returns to Waddesdon Manor this year with ‘A Star is Born’, ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’) on big screen set against the backdrop of the House on the north lawns. 

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