Waddesdon Manor announces brilliant line-up of events to suit all tastes for April and May
It is one of the most picturesque tourist destinations in the south east and there is plenty to do at Waddesdon Manor over the next two months.
By Paige Brown
Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 11:44 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 11:46 am
Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury Vale, Bucks, is a popular destination for families and groups across the Home Counties. From stargazing to the hugely popular Colourscape we bring you Waddesdon Manor's listings for the next two months. Scroll through our guide to see what events take your fancy. For more information or to book visit the official website.
Celebrate nature together by taking part in spring activities throughout the Waddesdon grounds. Challenge yourself with an outdoor trail, explore the Woodland Playground and enjoy a treat or two from the Treaterie
Visit Waddesdon this Easter and trace nature through the ages as you join the Cadbury egg hunt. What creatures used to live at Waddesdon? Can you help find their eggs? Child 3. Normal grounds admission applies. There will be alternative, non-food prizes for those with allergies.
Waddesdon have teamed up with The Little Grand Tour to introduce
the next generation of art fanatics to the beautiful world of Waddesdons collections. Includes snacks, worksheets, merchandise and postcards. Parents do not accompany children and can explore Waddesdon during the workshop.
Ages 7-12, 45
Colour, budding flowers and light will be captured in this photography class for children aged 10-15, as your child learns how to use their camera creatively to capture spring in the amazing grounds of Waddesdon Manor. Child 60, grounds admission included.
Are you a budding photographer? Take inspiration from the grounds at Waddesdon to capture flowers, wildlife and woodlands. The winner will be able to choose from either a place on the photography summer school worth 180 or a digital camera.
Treat a loved one to an evening of stargazing with the Wycombe Astronomical Society. Indulge in a delicious two course dinner with wine served in the Manor Restaurant , before gazing at the cosmos on the parterre. 40. Event suitable for 18+
The Waddesdon Greenway are looking for volunteers to help make it look its sparkling best ahead of Easter and the busier summer months. Volunteers of all ages are welcome.
Brought to Life: Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered is the first major exhibition of the artists work in nearly 30 years, and brings together the largest ever exhibition of Hodgkins paintings and drawings, many of which have never been seen in public before.
Join exhibition Curator Adrian Eeles for a tour of the exhibition Brought to Life: Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered. Free with grounds admission.
An exhibition collaboration with Factum Foundation, using digital technologies to recreate two Madame de Pompadour portraits and their frames. Free with house and grounds admission.
The walled garden at Eythrope is opening its gates to the public, through a series of weekly tours. These exclusive events will offer a glimpse into a garden that has, until now, been kept intensely private. Adult 40. Includes two course lunch or afternoon tea.
Listen to the magical sounds of early morning bird song before enjoying a delicious cooked breakfast served in the Manor Restaurant. Adult 15.
Chilingirian Quartet is one of the most celebrated and widely-travelled ensembles. Join them as they play in the beautiful surroundings of Windmill Hill. Adult 20, Child 10.
Dont miss this chance to see the interiors of two contemporary buildings on the Waddesdon estate, Windmill Hill Archive and Flint House. 25 tour only. 40 with lunch or afternoon tea.
Once again this extraordinary colour and light experience lands on Waddesdons lawn. Explore intense light, colour and space in 56 interlinked chambers and encounter unusual musical experiences during your journey. Adult 5, Child 3. Normal grounds admission applies.