Seasonal highlights

Easter egg trails

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Easter eggs have broken out on Ickworth’s ground. Become an 'eggsplorer' with us on our trails Saturday 28 march – Monday 6 April. Hunt for clues around the grounds and enjoy a delicious Cadbury chocolate egg prize at the end. We'll have additional games and craft activities Friday 3 - Monday 6 April for all the family to enjoy.


Road to Waterloo with the 95th Rifles

Come to Ickworth and join the fun with the 95th Rifles this April

Come to Ickworth and join the fun with the 95th Rifles this April

Huzzah, the battle comes to Ickworth. 95th Rifles & many other regiments are preparing for the ‘Battle of Waterloo’ 200th anniversary on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 April. Join us this weekend as they take over the grounds with authentic living, training and grand battles galore to a triumphant conclusion. Lots of fun for all the family, including Children’s drill workshops, living history demonstrations of camp surgery and authentic living. Huzzah!

Wool Fair

Watch the skilled sheep dog trails at th wool fair © Ray Dale

Watch the skilled sheep dog trails at th wool fair

We've a whole weekend lined up for you on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May. Bring your friends and family to enjoy loads of wool and craft stalls and woolly attractions including sheep shearing, dancing sheep and alpacas. Discover the talented world of competitive sheep dog trials or just sit around our arena and enjoy the show. Be entertained by the Green Dragon Morris and Runner Duck shepherding. A great family day out in the beautiful setting of our glorious parkland.

Twelfth Night

Grab a friend and a picnic, settle back and be swept up into the classic comedy of mistaken identity. Will the right boy get the right girl? Join us on Sunday 28 June from 6:30 – 9pm, with action from the outset, in the romantic comedy of twelfth night.

Around the World in 80 Days

If it's adventure and laughter you want, join us on Saturday 1 August from 6 – 9pm. Enjoying an evening with Philieas Fogg and his valet Passepartout on a fantastic journey around the world in 80 days.

Pride & Predjudice

Come along and join us on the lawn on Sunday 30 August from 6:30 – 9pm for Jane Austen’s best-loved story. The literary classic gets the full Pantaloons treatment in this beautifully hilarious and delightfully innovative new open-air adaptation.