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Mapledurham House and Estate.

Events list

If you would like to host an event at Mapledurham the grounds and various locations are very versatile. We would be happy to discuss hosting weddings, parties, reunions, seminars, meetings, corporate events and bespoke functions. Click on the Functions page to get more detail.

The calender will give you details of all our up and coming events at Mapledurham

 

 


Sep
26
Oct 31

MAPLEDURHAM FESTIVE GIFT FAIR

FRIDAY 28TH, SATURDAY 29TH AND SUNDAY 30TH OCTOBER 10 - 5 EACH DAY

MAPLEDURHAM FESTIVE GIFT FAIR - held in heated marquees on the lawns of historic Mapledurham House - the perfect location for the Festive Gift Fair.  

The fair will feature:

Splendid gifts for family and the home ~~ original and wonderful crafts ~~ fine foods direct from the producers ~~ festive atmosphere and entertainment ~~ morning coffee, lunches and afternoon teas ~~ Father Christmas ~~ plenty of free parking 

 

Open from 10 - 5 on all three days.  Prices are £4.50 for adults.  Children under 16 are free when accompanied by an adult.  SPECIAL PRICE - £9.50 per adult to include the House and Watermill as well!  

Open from 10 - 5 on all three days.  Prices are £4.50 for adults.  Children under 16 are free when accompanied by an adult.  SPECIAL PRICE - £9.50 per adult to include the House and Watermill as well!  

Aug
20
Aug 21

MAPLEDURHAM FOOD & CRAFT FESTIVAL 20TH AND 21ST AUGUST 2016

Another chance to visit this fantastic show.  Following a great show in May, the organisers are back again to do it all again!

  • MAPLEDURHAM FOOD AND CRAFT FESTIVAL 20th and 21st AUGUST 10 -5 BOTH DAYS  

This show is back again following the success of the show held in May.    

  • Up to 100 exhibitors.
  •  Local food producers.
  • Handmade crafts
  • Lots of free childrens activities 
  • Celebrity chef demos
  • Hands on workshops
  • BBQ skills theatre

Admission prices: £5.00 Adults, £4.50 Senior, £1.00 Child (6-16) £11.00 Family (two adults and two children)

Open 10-5 both days 

SPECIAL OFFER - BUY A TICKET TO THE HOUSE AND WATERMILL FOR £9.50 AND GO INTO THE SHOW FOR FREE!  N.B. SAME PRICE FOR ALL ADULTS.  GREAT VALUE

Aug
4
12:00 pm12:00

OPEN AIR THEATRE - THE WIZARD OF OZ Th

 

THURSDAY 4TH AUGUST 2016

GATES OPEN AT 12.00 AND THE PERFORMANCE STARTS AT 1.00 

You are invited to click your heels and ease on down the yellow brick road as Immersion Theatre proudly presents a brand new adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, a magical family show guaranteed to have you in stitches from beginning to end!

Join Dorothy on her quest to the Emerald City as she and her loyal friends: the brainless but cheeky scarecrow, the cowardly lion and the heartless (literally!) tin man, navigate through a magical land in search of the mighty and mysterious, Wizard of Oz. With the Wicked Witch of the West determined to stop them by any means necessary, however, will the spirit of friendship triumph over evil?

With lashings of audience participation, dazzling costumes, an original script and plenty of laughter, this faithful re-telling promises to have you shouting, clapping and singing along to a host of brand new songs as Immersion Theatre presents a fantastic treat for all the family.

ONLINE BOOKING NOW CLOSED.  VERY LIMITED TICKETS LEFT ~~ PLEASE CALL 0118 9723350 TOMORROW BEFORE THE SHOW STARTS TO CHECK AVAILABILITY.  

The gates will open at 12.00 for picnics and the performance will start at 1.00.  Teas, coffees, cold drinks and icecreams will be available for sale.  

 

 

Jul
24
10:00 am10:00

LIVE LOCAL SHOW SUNDAY 24TH JULY 2016

ANNUAL LIVE LOCAL SHOW - SUNDAY 24TH JULY 2016 

Once again we will be welcoming local producers and suppliers to Mapledurham to offer their produce and crafts at our Live Local Show.  A great opportunity to buy local and support our traders.  From jams and preserves to sweets and fudge, lots to tempt you.  We are very pleased to tell you that we will have the lovely Paula Riordan entertaining us with her signing for three sessions during the day. Come along and have a sing song! We also are very pleased to announce that we will also be entertained by the Hurst Morris Men -- certain to be very popular.    Come and have a sing song! Only £1 to come into the grounds or you can get a ticket for the House and Watermill as well.  Cream teas and cakes being served from the Old Manor tea room - what more could you want on a lovely summers day?  Full info from 0118 9723350 

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Jun
17
Jun 19

THE THAMES VALLEY HOME AND GARDEN SHOW

REGRETFULLY THE ORGANISERS OF THE THAMES VALLEY HOMES AND GARDEN SHOW HAVE HAD TO CANCEL THIS EVENT.  Should you wish to discuss this, please contact the show organisers www.battenburgevents.co.uk  01487 814800 

CANCELLED!

Apr
30
May 2

MAPLEDURHAM FOOD AND CRAFT FESTIVAL 30TH APRIL, 1ST AND 2ND MAY

 

MAPLEDURHAM FOOD AND CRAFT FESTIVAL 30TH APRIL, 1ST AND 2ND MAY 10 - 5 ALL THREE DAYS 

This show is back for the second year running following its success last year.  

  • Up to 120 exhibitors.
  •  Local food producers.
  • Handmade crafts
  • Lots of free childrens activities 
  • Celebrity chef demos
  • Hands on workshops
  • BBQ skills theatre

Full prices and advance tickets available from www.mapledurhamfestival.co.uk

ADVANCE TICKET SALES NOW CLOSED - TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE GATE

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Oct
31
Nov 1

MAPLEDURHAM CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR

FANTASTIC WAY TO KICK START YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

SPLENDID GIFTS FOR THE FAMILY AND THE HOME ~~ORIGINAL AND WONDERFUL CRAFTS ~~ FINE FOODS DIRECT FROM THE PRODUCERS ~~ MAPLEDURHAM GIFT SHOP ~~ FATHER CHRISTMAS WILL BE TAKING LETTERS FROM CHILDREN ~~ PLENTY OF FREE PARKING

OPEN 10 - 5 P.M ON SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER AND SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER

PRICES :  SHOW ONLY £4.50 ADULTS.  ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN UNDER 16 FREE

HOUSE, WATERMILL AND SHOW £9.50 (SAVING OF £4.50) ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN UNDER 16 FREE

TEA ROOM OPEN SELLING SOUP, SANDWICHES, CAKES AND CREAM TEAS 

 

MAPLEDURHAM CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR
Oct
31
Nov 1

MAPLEDURHAM CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR

READY TO START YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING?

MAPLEDURHAM IS PROUD TO HOST "THE MAPLEDURHAM CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND GIFT FAIR" THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY (31ST OCTOBER AND 1ST NOVEMBER).

HELD IN HEATED MARQUEES ON THE LAWNS, THIS SHOW OFFERS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO KICK START YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING.

10.00 TILL 5.00 BOTH DAYS 

SPLENDID GIFTS FOR THE FAMILY AND THE HOME ~~ ORIGINAL AND WONDERFUL CRAFTS ~~ FINE FOODS DIRECT FROM THE PRODUCER ~~ MAPLEDURHAM GIFT SHOP ~~ FATHER CHRISTMAS WILL BE HERE TO RECEIVE LETTERS ~~ PLENTY OF FREE PARKING

ADMISSION CHARGES :  ADULTS £4.50, ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN (UNDER 16) FREE (SHOW ONLY)

UPGRADE TO INCLUDE THE HOUSE, WATERMILL AND SHOW : ADULTS £9.50, ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN (UNDER 16) FREE.  

ROBIN HOOD - THE MUSICAL Wednesday 12th August 2015
Aug
12
1:00 pm13:00

ROBIN HOOD - THE MUSICAL Wednesday 12th August 2015

ROBIN HOOD - THE MUSICAL - OPEN AIR THEATRE FOR FAMILIES 12th AUGUST 

Fantastic fun for the whole family.  We welcome back Cambridge Theatre to Mapledurham for their production of Robin Hood - The Musical.  Gates will open for picnics at 12 and the show will commence at 1 p.m.  Please bring low backed seating or blankets. There will be cakes, hot and cold drinks and icecreams for sale - please feel free to bring a picnic (no glassware please).  Great for families!  The show runs for approximately two hours including a 20 minute interval.  Boys and girls are invited to come dressed in their best Sherwood fashion! PLEASE NOTE - really sorry but no dogs allowed at this performance.  ONLINE TICKETS NOW CLOSED - PLEASE CALL 0118 9723350 TO PURCHASE OR THERE WILL BE A LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE ON THE GATE 

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MAPLEDURHAM FOOD AND CRAFT FEST 25TH AND 26TH JULY 11.00-4.30 DAILY
Jul
25
Jul 26

MAPLEDURHAM FOOD AND CRAFT FEST 25TH AND 26TH JULY 11.00-4.30 DAILY

Mapledurham Food and Craft Fest - a lovely way to spend a summer afternoon.  Come along to Mapledurham House and browse our stands stocking goods from local producers. Preserves, breads, sweets, gifts etc all on display in this small show.   Visitors may visit the house and watermill in addition.  Entrance to the show is only £1 - other charges apply to visit the house and watermill.  Our lovely tea room will be open serving soup, sandwiches, cream teas and cakes.  Full details from 0118 9723350.  

FALCONRY AT MAPLEDURHAM
Jun
27
12:00 pm12:00

FALCONRY AT MAPLEDURHAM

Once again, we are delighted to welcome back Xtreme Falconry with their amazing birds of prey.  Always a popular event, we are very much looking forward to meeting the birds again. Gates will open at 12 and there are three planned displays at 12.30, 1.45 and 3.00.  (subject to change).  Don’t forget we will be serving light lunches from the Pantry tea room - soup, sandwiches, pasties etc as well as our famous cream teas and cakes.  So, pack your camera, come on down and prepare to be entertained by these marvellous birds.

Advance tickets are no longer available - but you can still purchase your tickets on the gate 

On the day :

Falconry only : Adults £5.00, Seniors £4.00, children 5 – 16 £1.00, Family £10.00

House, watermill, turbine and falconry : Adults £9.50, Seniors £8.00, Children 5 – 6 £2.00, Family (2+2) £19.00

 

 

THAMES VALLEY HOME AND GARDEN SHOW -CANCELLED
Jun
13
Jun 14

THAMES VALLEY HOME AND GARDEN SHOW -CANCELLED

HOME AND GARDEN SHOW CANCELLED 

It is with much regret that the organisers have made the decision not to proceed with this show for this year.  Despite a huge amount of work, they have been unable to secure enough stands and exhibitors to produce a really first class event.  Therefore, the decision was made to cancel.  Should you have any queries, the organisers can be contacted on  www.battenburgevents.co.uk 01487 814800 

FOOD AND CRAFT FESTIVAL  - 2,3,4 MAY 2015
May
2
May 4

FOOD AND CRAFT FESTIVAL - 2,3,4 MAY 2015

A brand new show for you!  This year we will be hosting the Mapledurham Food and Craft Festival over the May Bank Holiday.  (2nd - 4th May 10.00 till 4.00 each day) 

Loads for everyone to see and do including Master Class Theatres.  Hands on workshops featuring Burger making, Curry paste from scratch (for adults), knife skills (for adults), cupcake decorating, gnocci making and sausage making.  For the children there is a cookery school and food laboratory which will cover things such as Jelly Eruptions, Edible Slime, Colourful Celery and Bicarb Rockets.  

There will also be Broil King BBQ Demonstrations, Craft Demonstrations, Kids Make and Take Craft Area, Kids Treasure Hunt, Street Food Avenue, Wine and Spirit Tasting and Have a Go Pottery Workshop.

This promises to be a superb event and one we very much look forward to hosting.  Full details can be found on the organisers website www.mapledurhamfestival.co.uk

 

Apr
4
Apr 5

Mapledurham at war

MAPLEDURHAM AT WAR 2015

Sat 4th and Sun 5th April 

1000-1600 BOTH DAYS 

 

Now That's Jive in action

Now That's Jive in action

Another chance to step back in time to World War 11.  Taste the atmosphere of army and civilian life as war rages across Europe.  See the vehicles and equipment that were used and meet the re-en-actors who faithfully recreate the look and feel of World War 11 through both static displays and battle re-enactment. 

  • There will also be dance displays throughout each day by Now That's Jive performed in our marquee and don't' forget the children's entertainment  
  • Refreshments all day will include Hog roast, burgers, jacket potatoes, ice creams, Mapledurham's famous cream tea and a fully licensed bar.
  •  Up to 500 re-en-actors  all portraying life in wartime Britain

Sorry, advance tickets now not available but you can always pay at the gate.

                                   At the gate           
Adult                 £10     
Children            £4     
Seniors             £8     
Family               £25