1 Apr 2018
Easter Afternoon Tea at The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EA
01/04/18 to 01/04/18 - 13:00 to 15:30 - £20.95 per adult and £10.95 per childTreat yourself to a wonderful Easter themed afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing, with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Old Warden park. Pre-book only. Upgrades to include Prosecco and Champagne are available. For groups of 9 or more, please call 01767 627965 or email [email protected] When booking please state if your party has any dietary requirements.
7 Apr 2018
Planting Design at The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
07/04/18 to 07/04/18 - 10.00 to 13.00 - £25 per personPick up expert tips from RHS and Chelsea Flower Show award winning garden designer Philippa Pearson on the use of plants to create stunning displays in your garden. Tips on how to choose the right plant for the right place and to create a garden with structure and interest throughout the season. Using the Swiss Garden as a base for looking at garden design and planting layouts, this workshop will enhance your plant knowledge and design skills. The event ticket includes entry to the garden – feel free to explore the delights of the Swiss Garden during the afternoon and see examples of early season planting. Suitable for ages 16+. For more information please email [email protected]
13 Apr 2018
Spring Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener at The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
13/04/18 to 13/04/18 - 10:30 to 14:00 - £25 per personSeasonal highlights and a tour of the Swiss Garden in the company of our Head Gardener, who will share the story of the garden, those who created it and the recent restoration project which has brought this wonderful Regency landscape back to life. Enjoy lunch afterwards, with an opportunity to chat informally to senior members of the garden team, who will be happy to answer any questions you may have about what you’ve seen on the tour and developments in the Garden. Highlights include swathes of daffodils throughout the garden, a selection of Rhododendrons and other Spring flowering shrubs, and alpine plants in the Rock Garden. Suitable for ages 16+.
14 Apr 2018
CWB present: Best of British at West Road Concert Hall
14/04/18 to 14/04/18 - 19:30 to 22:00 - £15, £10Cambridge Windband return for their third concert at West Road Concert Hall. Conducted by Viv Halton they present a programme of music from some of the best of Britains composers and musicians. It promises to be a evening for all including music from Vaughan Williams, Nigel Hess, Carl Davis and Queen. This year's performance will be supporting the SMA Trust. The SMA Trust funds research into a cure and treatments for the condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA is a genetic neuromuscular condition, a type of muscular dystrophy, which causes severe muscle weakness, affecting crawling, walking, arm, hand and neck movement and breathing and swallowing.
22 Apr 2018
Afternoon Tea (April) at The House, Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EA
22/04/18 to 22/04/18 - Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30. - £20.95 per adult and £10.95 per child.Treat yourself to a wonderful home-baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing, with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Old Warden park. Pre-book only. Upgrades to include Prosecco and Champagne are available. For groups of 9 or more, please call 01767 627965 or email [email protected] When booking please state if your party has any dietary requirements.
23 Apr 2018
Spanish long term courses for children and adults at La Dante
23/04/18 to 07/07/18 - 10 to 9There are classes for all levels from beginners to advanced and for all ages, from toddlers to adults. Starting from 23rd April until 7th July 2018: Beginners: Monday 10-12noon, Tuesday 2-4pm, Tuesday 7-9pm, Saturday 10-12noon False Beginners: Monday 7-9pm Improvers: Monday 2-4 / Wednesday 7-9pm/ Thursday 7-9pm Intermediate: Wednesday 7-9pm Upper-Intermediate: Wednesday 4-6pm Advanced: Friday 7-8pm] Spanish courses for children, this is to let you know that we are running a FREE taster session on:Saturday 28th April, 10-11am for BEGINNERS Saturday 28th April, 11.15-12.15noon for BILINGUALS Our Spanish courses for children will be held every Saturday 10-11am for beginners 5-11 years old and 11.15-12.15noon for bilinguals, starting the 5th of May.
25 Apr 2018
Parkland Tour at The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EA
25/04/18 to 25/04/18 - 09:45 to 12:15 - £15 per personJoin us for a walk through time around the parkland of the Shuttleworth Estate. Learn about its historical features and uses as well as its modern day management and preservation.
29 Apr 2018
Mad Hatters Tea Party at The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP
29/04/18 to 29/04/18 - 11.30 to 16.30 - £10 per adult, £2 per child and under 3’s are FREEWatch Morris and Maypole dancing displays at our Mad Hatter’s Tea Party event, with opportunities to join in during timed afternoon sessions. Enjoy crafts, storytelling and, new for 2018, a magic show! Be entertained by Alice in Wonderland characters and features in the fairy-tale surroundings of the Swiss Garden – the perfect setting for fun and fantasy! Bring your own Mad Hatter picnic, and dress up if you can – mad hats at the very least!