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Eythrope Walled Garden Tour with Grounds Admission 

Whether a home gardener looking for inspiration, a garden historian searching out old traditions, or a professional hoping to learn new tricks, a visit to the private Rothschild walled garden at Eythrope will intrigue, inform and inspire.

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29 May to 25 Sep 2024
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10:15 to 11:45
+ 16 other dates or times
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Wedding Cake Morning Guided Tours 

Explore Joana Vasconcelos’ extraordinary Wedding Cake, open again this summer at Waddesdon. Wedding Cake, a 12-metre-tall ceramic sculptural pavilion in the form of a three-tiered cake.

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29 May to 27 Oct 2024
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10:30 to 13:00
+ 109 other dates or times
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May Half-Term - Celestial Sound Cloud 

Step in to the world of sound and light with the Celestial Sound Cloud in the Coach House From 29 May until 2 June, children get free entry to the house and grounds at Waddesdon!

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29 May to 2 Jun 2024
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11:00 to 16:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Wedding Cake Free Flow Visits 

Explore Joana Vasconcelos’ extraordinary Wedding Cake, open again this summer at Waddesdon.

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29 May to 27 Oct 2024
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14:00 to 17:00
+ 109 other dates or times
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Eythrope Walled Garden Tour with Afternoon Tea 

Whether a home gardener looking for inspiration, a garden historian searching out old traditions, or a professional hoping to learn new tricks, a visit to the private Rothschild walled garden at Eythrope will intrigue, inform and inspire.

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31 May to 9 Oct 2024
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13:15 to 14:30
+ 22 other dates or times
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Cellar Tour & History of Rothshild Wines 

Join us for a tour of our historic cellars at Waddesdon Manor.

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31 May to 4 Oct 2024
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14:30 to 16:00
+ 18 other dates or times
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Adventure Cinema 

The UK’s biggest outdoor cinema tour comes to Buckinghamshire. Pack a picnic and get ready for an experience like no other.

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31 May to 2 Jun 2024
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20:15 to 23:30
+ 2 other dates or times
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A Rothschild Treasury: Tours 

During this curator-led tour of A Rothschild Treasury, discover the stories of the precious objects on display and learn about the tradition of treasure rooms which inspired the Rothschild family.

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20 Jun to 13 Sep 2024
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11:15 to 12:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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House Highlights Tour 

Before the house opens to the public, watch the musical elephant automaton be wound, and be guided through the ground floor of the house, exploring Waddesdon’s collection of 18th-century French decorative arts, English portraits and Dutch Old Masters

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21 Jun to 18 Oct 2024
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11:00 to 12:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Wine Tasting in the Cellars 

Enjoy a relaxed and informative wine tasting, in our atmospheric Cellars with our wine experts, ideal for novices and experts alike. Our team will guide you through a carefully curated selection of Rothschild and specialist guest wines.

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29 Jun to 24 Aug 2024
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12:00 to 16:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Music at the Manor 

Music at the Manor is a series of live outdoor concerts held in the grounds of Waddesdon with the spectacular Manor as a backdrop.

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11 Jul to 14 Jul 2024
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18:00 to 23:00
+ 3 other dates or times
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Richard II (Unbound Theatre) 

The storytellers of Unbound Theatre return to Waddesdon with a right royal performance as part of the 2024 Buckinghamshire Shakespeare Festival.

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21 Jul 2024
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14:00 to 16:30
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Curator's Choice 

Join one of our Curators as they showcase a favourite piece from the collection. Hear about the story behind it and why it means so much to them.

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25 Jul to 16 Oct 2024
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11:15 to 12:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Hamlet - The Lord Chamberlain's Men 

Join The Lord Chamberlain’s Men this summer, in their 20th year, for arguably the greatest play in the English language, Hamlet.

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1 Aug 2024
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18:00 to 21:15
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A Midsummer Nights Dream - The Pantaloons 

Join the Pantaloons this summer for A Midsummer Night's Dream

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8 Aug 2024
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17:30 to 20:00
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The Gondoliers - Illyria Theatre 

Set in picturesque Venice, this light-hearted operetta will whisk you away to a world of blissful romance, barbed satire and comedic chaos.

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15 Aug 2024
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17:30 to 20:20
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The Great Vegetable Plot - Unbound Theatre 

The storytellers of Unbound Theatre bring a brand-new half-hour family show to Waddesdon – a perfect tale for a summer’s day.

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18 Aug 2024
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10:00 to 16:00
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Jemima Puddle Duck - Quantum Theatre 

New for 2024, Quantum presents an enchanting new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved tale — The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck.

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22 Aug 2024
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17:30 to 20:00
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Chilli Fest 

Turn up the heat at our annual Chilli festival taking place in the Manor gardens set against the backdrop of the North Front of the Manor.

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30 Aug to 1 Sep 2024
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10:00 to 17:00
+ 2 other dates or times
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Director's Choice 

Join Pippa Shirley, Director of Waddesdon as she showcases one of her favourite pieces from the collection. Hear about the story behind it and why it means so much to her.

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19 Sep 2024
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11:15 to 12:00