1 Jul 2018
Military Pageant (WWI Centenary) at The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
01/07/18 to 01/07/18 - 09:00 to 18:00 - £24 per adult (until 25 June) & children are FREEShuttleworth’s Military Pageant is dedicated to recognising the contribution of our Armed Forces – past and present. We are proud that The Collection is home to the largest and most impressive collection of genuine airworthy First World War aircraft in Europe and some of the sole remaining airworthy aircraft of their type including a Hawker Sea Hurricane, Hawker Tomtit and Avro Tutor. Expect to see a fantastic gathering of Military aircraft and visiting military vehicles, with a flying display featuring visiting aircraft and a selection from The Collection. Follow the Richard Shuttleworth trail (download the app), enjoy live music, explore the activities in our children’s discovery zone, take a free ride on vintage buses, explore the Swiss Garden and The House, and enjoy craft activities for children in the Swiss Garden, and make a free aircraft model with Airfix & IPMS Brampton ‘Make & Paint’. With great food on sale, and Souvenir programmes available from the gate and Visitor centre, don’t miss out!
6 Jul 2018
Summer Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener at The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
06/07/18 to 06/07/18 - 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 herbaceous planting and colourful bedding displays around the Dolphin Tazza. Suitable for ages 16+.
14 Jul 2018
July Evening Airshow at The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
14/07/18 to 14/07/18 - 12:00 to 21:00 - £18 per adult (£20 on the gate), children are freeClassic flying evenings at Shuttleworth have a relaxed atmosphere, and are where the light can be at its best to see the Edwardian aircraft if the weather is calm and favourable enough for these incredible aircraft to take to the skies. This unique collection of aircraft from the early and pioneering years of aviation are quite unlike any found anywhere else in the UK and really have to be seen flying! With typical evening summer light excellent for photography, on site refreshments will be available including a bar. There’s a free Swiss Garden tour available and our vintage buses will be running for free passenger rides. Take advantage of the lovely summer weather to stay over at Shuttleworth’s camping and caravan facilities, and enjoy a whole weekend of entertainment with discounted entry to The Collection and Swiss Garden on non-event days.
15 Jul 2018
Teddy Bears Picnic at the Swiss Garden at The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
15/07/18 to 15/07/18 - 11.30 to 16.30 - £8 per adult, £4 per child and under 3’s are FREECome along to our Teddy Bears Picnic and enjoy crafts, a bouncy castle, our ‘Bear Hunt’ teddy trail, face-painting, family games and fun-filled children’s activities, all in the magical surroundings of the Swiss Garden. Don’t forget your teddies, and bring a picnic!
29 Jul 2018
Afternoon Tea (July) at The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EA
29/07/18 to 29/07/18 - 13:00 to 15:30 - £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.