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Summer Garden Trail: Mr Shaw's Feathered Friends

Mr. Shaw doesn’t just love his human visitors! He wants to show you the feathered friends that visit him in his garden too. This summer, come and meet them.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

While adults unwind, children are invited to explore our charming garden and take part in our interactive trail. Alongside Mr. Shaw, they’ll discover the vibrant birdlife that visits our garden through the year, whilst enjoying the beauty of nature.

With its intimate setting and enclosed setting, our garden provides the perfect summer sanctuary for families seeking a tranquil experience. Free with garden entry. Pick up a trail sheet from the kiosk and find Mr. Shaw’s five stations dotted around his garden.

Thursday 18 July – Sunday 1 September (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday only) 10.00am – 5.00pm No booking required.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics


Perfect for little ones.

Meeting point

Join us at the visitor kiosk to collect your trail sheet.

What to bring and wear

This event is outdoors so please wear weather appropriate clothing and footwear.


Our garden has hard surfaced paths that are suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. There are two sets of steps in the garden but these can be avoided by going around them on low gradient grass verges.


Dogs are welcome but must remain on leads at all times.

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Outdoor Theatre: Mrs Warren's Profession 

With his home at the backdrop, The Shaw Society are proud to sponsor an exciting new production of the infamous Bernard Shaw play, Mrs Warren's Profession, from award-winning theatre company SHAW2020.

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18:30 to 21:00
+ 1 other date or time

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17:00 to 18:00

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2 Sep 2024
14:00 to 16:00