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Summer games at The Vyne

For an energetic day out, all ages can enjoy bean bag shot put, an obstacle course, long jump, high jump, triple jump, relay race, hurdles and ribbon gymnastics in the gardens at The Vyne.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Make sure you're all warmed up and ready for action. On hot days, it's a good idea to pack a bottle of water and sun cream to ensure all athletes are on top form.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

Suitability

Families welcome

Meeting point

Enter the gardens through Visitor Reception and follow the main path until you find each activity.

What to bring and wear

You'll need weather-appropriate clothes you can move freely in and trainers.

Accessibility

These activities will be mainly on grassed areas off the main paths in the gardens.

Upcoming events

Event

Vyne Line | Basingstoke community minibus 

Free shuttle service between Basingstoke Train Station and The Vyne. Normal admission applies. Pre-booking minibus essential on 07967 875832.

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on
26 Jun to 30 Oct 2024
at
10:00 to 10:20
+ 9 other dates or times
Event

Tomb Chamber stained glass display 

Explore a completed project to conserve The Vyne's stained-glass windows and see 18th-century glass items from the collection in two first-floor rooms. Inspired by windows, you’ll find brainteasing puzzles and community artwork in the old kitchen.

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on
27 Jun to 3 Nov 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 129 other dates or times
Event

Outdoor theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest 

On Saturday 29 June, Wilde’s comic masterpiece gets The Pantaloons treatment in their anarchic take on the classic comedy of manners.

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on
29 Jun 2024
at
19:00 to 21:00
Event

Outdoor theatre: The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle 

12 July, gates open 5.45pm. Performance 6.30-8.20pm. Illyria perform this much-loved family adventure; when Dr Dolittle learns how to talk to animals, he embarks on a thrilling quest to cure illness, spread kindness, and better understand animals.

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on
12 Jul 2024
at
18:30 to 20:20