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Summer of Play

There's plenty of summer fun to be had at Biddulph Grange Garden. Every fortnight, there will be a new theme of games and sports to play.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

It's time for Summer of Play at Biddulph Grange Garden! Every fortnight there will be a new theme for the fun filled games and sports taking place on the Tennis Lawn.

From 20th July- 2nd August, test your speed on classic games such as the egg and spoon race and sack race for the Sports Day fortnight.

From 3rd- 16th August, the Gardener's Games will be in play. From wheelbarrow races to rotten apple tossing, there's always time for fun whilst gardening!

From 17th- 30th August, test your balance on the Balance Beams, your throwing skills on the Shotput and run as fast as you can for the Athletics Fortnight.



Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

What to bring and wear

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.


The Tennis Lawn is accessible via a step free route. Other areas of the Garden are only accessible via steps.

Contact info

Biddulph Grange Garden

Upcoming events


Biddulph Grange Garden Late Openings 

Biddulph Grange Garden will open until 7:00pm on Fridays throughout Spring and Summer.

Event summary

26 Jul to 27 Sep 2024
17:30 to 19:00
+ 9 other dates or times

As You Like It - Outdoor Shakespeare 

Folksy Theatre return with their latest production of "As You Like It". Enjoy Shakespeare's classic comedy in the beautiful surroundings of the Garden's Tennis Lawn. Bring a picnic and a chair ready for a jolly evening.

Event summary

23 Aug 2024
18:30 to 20:30

Don't go into the cellar presents 'Frankenstein' 

An original and faithful adaptation of Mary Shelley's perennial Gothic horror.

Event summary

12 Oct 2024
18:00 to 19:00