2 Aug 2017
Hurricane Heritage Photography Day at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP
02/08/17 to 02/08/17 - 10.00 to 17.00 - 150Ever wanted to sit in the cockpit of a 1940s Hawker Hurricane? Based at The Shuttleworth Collection, Hurricane R4118 is widely regarded as one of the most historic British aircraft to survive in flying condition from the Second World War.
5 Aug 2017
Edwardian Pageant at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP
05/08/17 to 05/08/17 - 9.00 to 18.00 approx. - £24 – Adult (until Monday 31 July then £27)Step back in time at the Edwardian Pageant here at Shuttleworth. With a timeless flying display of vintage aircraft, free rides on our 1913 Wellingborough and 1921 Charabus, and the opportunity to look around a Regency Swiss Garden and period House, this is a day out for all those who enjoy stylish surroundings and timeless vehicles. Come in Edwardian attire and get in the spirit of the era (optional) with a modest prize for the outfit of the day selected by our Honorary Patron.
15 Aug 2017
Invertebrate Walk at The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
15/08/17 to 15/08/17 - 10.00 to 13.00 - £8 per adult with up to four children FREELed by members of the Bedfordshire Invertebrate Group. For those who enjoy the natural world, a walk around the beautiful Swiss Garden and adjoining Woodland in search of interesting specimens from the invertebrate world. Try your hand at pond-dipping! Featuring a nature table and display from the Bedfordshire Natural History Society, this free event (normal garden admission rates apply) offers an insight into the Swiss Garden as a habitat for these fascinating creatures.
19 Aug 2017
Flying Proms at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, SG18 9EP
19/08/17 to 19/08/17 - 12.00 to 22.00 - £33 per adult (until 14.08.17) & £17 per childIt’s the 20th year of this popular event, which is one of the highlights of the season at The Shuttleworth Collection. You’ll be watching vintage aircraft perform aerial displays to much loved classical themes performed by a live orchestra. With all of the atmosphere and fun of a truly British Proms and the excitement of watching Shuttleworth Collection aircraft display. Swiss Garden will be open so take a stroll around this picturesque gem that is a relaxing retreat in which new vistas are revealed at every turn. With 13 listed structures, an adjacent woodland sculpture trail and three resident peacocks, the Swiss Garden is a delight to explore. The House will be open for viewing and with tea & cake on offer to purchase. Our vintage buses will be running between the aerodrome & The House (whilst open) and are free to ride.
25 Aug 2017
Wind in the Willows (open air theatre) at The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP
25/08/17 to 25/08/17 - 17:30 - Adult: £15.00, Child: £10, Family ticket: £44Join Badger, Ratty, Mole and Toad for a perfect summer of adventure in the Swiss Garden. What starts as a search for the best picnic spot rapidly turns into the most hilarious of escapades. With the bumptious Toad’s heart set on a shiny new motorcar and his very liberty soon at stake, will his faithful friends come to his rescue – and will he let them? Alive with music and song, this magical family show is presented in beautiful traditional costume and features a woodland parade during the interval for everyone to join in with! Fun and frolics aplenty with this adaptation of the classic novel loved by children and adults alike. Picnic with family and friends in the picturesque surroundings of the Swiss Garden. Bring a chair, wrap up warm and enjoy this perfect evening of magical theatre.
26 Aug 2017
Afternoon Tea (August) at The House, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade SG18 9EA
26/08/17 to 26/08/17 - Choose between sittings at 13.00 or 14.30. to 15.30 - £19.95 per Adult and £9.95 per ChildTreat yourself to a wonderful home-baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing, with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Richard Shuttleworth, and Old Warden Park. When booking please state if your party has any dietary requirements. If you would like to upgrade the booking to include prosecco, please email [email protected] or call 01767 627933.