An annual event since 1998, the May Day Bank Holiday Monday show takes place in the walled Elizabethan pleasure gardens, attracting a wonderfully eclectic range of veteran, classic and more modern machinery.
If you have a car you'd like to enter, please call 01260 223440, or go to the Car Show page, and download the entry form.
CRAFT & GIFT FAIR MAY BANK HOLIDAY
Saturday 24, Sunday 25, and BH Monday 26 May, 10am-5pm. Come and see marquees in the hall grounds dedicated to fine British crafts and giftware, plus speciality food and drink.
Each day there will also be free entertainment, including Birds Of Prey displays.
Adults £3, Children U16 free.
GARDEN THEATRE 2014 HIGHLIGHTS
Back once more this July and August, celebrating our 45th anniversary. Highlights include: Jimmy Carr, Barbara Dickson, Michael Portillo, Chris Packham, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, The Manfreds, Glenn Tilbrook and many more.
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RICHARD THOMPSON, 30 July
RICHARD THOMPSON SOLO ACOUSTIC
Not in the brochure, but he's here on 30 July, and going to be... amazing! Rolling Stone magazine named him as one of their Top 20 Greatest Guitarists of all time, and the LA Times called him the finest rock songwriter after Dylan (and best electric guitarist since Hendrix).
Tickets are £25.
Welcome To Our Home
A lived in historic house, Gawsworth Hall is owned, run and much loved by the Richards family. Built in 1480, the Tudor manor house features fine paintings, furniture, sculpture and an ancient pleasure garden. Here lived Mary Fitton, Dark Lady of Shakespeare's sonnets and maid of honour to Queen Elizabeth I. read more
Sundays: 4 May to 21 September, 2pm-5pm
Daily: 30 June to 30 August, 2pm-5pm
Children (under 16): £3.50
Coach Parties (20+): £6.00
Country House Craft and Gift fairs
Held for three days over the final bank holiday of the month in both May and August, featuring fine British crafts and giftware. In addition, speciality food and drink, plus a large number of outdoor activities are also available.
Barry Grey's Yuletide
The internationally renowned floral designer will once again be transforming the Hall for Christmas with his theatrical swags, garlands and stunning flower arrangements. Always inventive, yet traditional this is the perfect event to get you in the festive mood!