Emmetts Garden

Emmetts Garden

What's on 

Poster for The Lord Chamberlain's Men's performance of Shakespeare's As You Like It

A Trip to the theatre at Emmetts Garden 

Here at Emmetts Garden this summer, the theatre is back to enjoy safely outdoors. Start with The Secret Garden by New Creations Collective in June and The Importance of being Ernest by Slapstick Picnic in July, then in August, bring the whole family along to Immersion Theatre's Rapunzel or enjoy a classic production of Shakespeare's As You Like It performed by The Lord Chamberlain's Men.

Upcoming events

IGPOTY at Emmetts Garden

Sat 28 May 2022
The 15th exhibition of the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition will visit Emmetts Garden (for the very first time) this summer. Runs 13 May to 13 July 2022.

May half term at Emmetts Garden

Sat 28 May 2022
Join us for family fun this May half term at Emmetts Garden.

The Secret Garden by New Creations Collective

Sat 11 Jun 2022
Join Mary on her journey to discovering The Secret Garden in this family-friendly, dance adaptation of the best-selling novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett at Emmetts Garden.

Rose Festival at Chartwell and Emmetts Garden

Sat 25 Jun 2022
Head to Chartwell and Emmetts Garden this summer for a whole month of roses! Join us for our first ever Rose Festival, celebrating this beautiful flower across both properties with events taking place at both sites.

The Importance of Being Ernest by Slapstick Picnic

Sun 10 Jul 2022
Join Slapstick Picnic in the beautiful grounds of Emmetts Garden for their rather unique version of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Ernest!

Rose photography workshop at Emmetts Garden

Tue 12 Jul 2022
Join Roger Bloxham at Emmetts Garden this summer as part of our Rose Festival celebrations with a photography workshop. Learn how to take beautiful photographs with your camera using the roses as your subject in the idyllic setting of the Rose Garden
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Volunteers attending a bonfire at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Volunteer at Emmetts Garden

Help us look after our special place by volunteering your time and skills. Make new friends, learn about the estate and share your passion for gardens with people from all walks of life.

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A view through the spring blooms to the fountain at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

Come with your group  

Enjoy a group visit to National Trust's Emmetts Garden. We have lots to offer with discounts and coach welcome talks available. Why not bring your friends and have a special day?