Open Air Theatre in the gardens

Open Air Theatre at Gunby

The Gunby gardens are the perfect setting for open air theatre performances. This years' shows of 'Little Women and 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' promise to delight adults and children alike. Arrive as the gates open one hour before the performance, bring a picnic and enjoy a lovely evening out. We recommend that you bring low-backed chairs or picnic rugs.

Saturday 21 July 7pm - Little Women

Join us as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America. It is a story full of romance, love, passion and friendship. The tale of these four sisters is brought to life in a brand-new adaptation by Chapterhouse Theatre, featuring glorious period costume, traditional live music and a story of self-discovery to warm your heart.

To find out more ring 01754 890102, or click here to book. Gates open at 6pm, the performance starts at 7pm.

Have a perfect evening out watching the production of Little Women
Little Women
Have a perfect evening out watching the production of Little Women

Saturday 25 August 6pm - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters. From the unforgettable White Rabbit and the madcap Mad Hatter to the terrifying Queen of Hearts, Alice's journey couldn't be filled with more adventure. Presented in beautiful Victorian costume and alive with song, dance and original music, this is a production to delight the entire family.

To find out more, ring 01754 890102, or click here to book. Gates open at 5pm, the performance starts at 6pm.

Enjoy a magical production of 'Alice's adventures in Wonderland'
Alice's adventures in Wonderland
Enjoy a magical production of 'Alice's adventures in Wonderland'

Upcoming events

Archaeology Day

Sat 21 Jul 2018
Enjoy a day with a focus on Gunby's archaeology. Take part in one of the two guided walks (at 11.30 and 13.30) and have fun creating your own medieval masterpiece with our free tile making workshops.

'Little Women' Open Air Theatre *tickets available on the gate*

Sat 21 Jul 2018
We're proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Gates open from 6pm - the show starts at 7pm. Tickets will be available on the gate on the night if the performance.

Mindful Meditation in the Gunby gardens

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Find inner peace in the Gunby gardens with 'Mindful Meditation' sessions. It's is a great way to increase focus, decrease stress, and stimulate your creativity. The session are led by Jenny Tipping, who is a Human Givens Therapist.

Piano Concert in the Music Room

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Step back in time and experience the Music Room as it was used by Gunby's Massingberd family with classical pieces being played by Ana Elena Gheba on the Bluthner grand piano. Refreshments are served during the interval.


Sat 28 Jul 2018
Come and discover some of the creepy crawlies that can be found in Gunby's grounds.


Sat 04 Aug 2018
Join the Gunby Ranger and make your own hand-made kite.