In January we Wassail our Orchard, in summer we hold Open Air Theatre and Concerts, in October we celebrate Apple Day. We also have volunteering weekends throughout the year such as tree care, bulb planting and apple picking


SUN 15TH OCTOBER, 12-4pm in the Walled Garden

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Celebrating all things apple, our annual apple day event in the Walled Garden. Many unusual varieties of apple to try and buy, apple juice, produce and craft stalls, childrens activities. Entrance £1 per person under 3s free

Saturday 29th June 2024 – Herts Big Ban

An afternoon picnic concert


 For all events bring a picnic and something to sit on. Dogs welcome on a short, fixed lead. All bookings are online, click on the event to buy tickets (some events may not yet be on sale, please check back at a later date).


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

All tickets are online in advance only in the first instance. Tickets may be available on the gate dependent on sales.

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

Do I have to buy tickets in advance? Yes if you wish to ensure you get a ticket. Some tickets may be available on the gate, this will not be known until nearer the event.

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