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2019 Exhibition: Visions of Lydiard

Date: 23rd March 2019 - 22nd December 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 11:00 - 15:30

Our 2019 exhibition explores the evolution of Lydiard House and Parkland through a selection of paintings and photographs, illustrating the last 70 years of the estate’s rich history.

Visions of Lydiard

The changing face of Lydiard House and Parkland has been recorded through art since the 18th Century.  This gives us a fascinating visual insight into the evolution of this historic estate.

Visions of Lydiard showcases a selection of paintings and photographs from the Lydiard House collection which illustrate the last 70 years of the estate’s rich history.

The exhibition features work by both internationally acclaimed and local artists, as well as accomplished photographers, all of whom portray Lydiard from their own unique perspective.

The exhibition opens on Saturday 23rd March 2019

Cost: Standard Admission applies.

2019 Exhibition: Celebrating 75 Years

Date: 23rd March 2019 - 22nd December 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 11:00 - 15:30

Throughout this year, Lydiard Park is celebrating 75 years of public ownership.

Celebrating 75 Years

Throughout this year, we are celebrating 75 years since the local authority in Swindon took over the ownership of Lydiard House and Park. The exhibition tells the story of the extensive restoration work which has taken place since.

Celebrating 75 Years opens on Saturday, 23rd March 2019.

Cost: Standard Admission applies.

Afternoon Tea in the Walled Garden

Date: 5th June 2019 - 11th July 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 11:00 - 15:00

This summer, enjoy an exquisite afternoon tea served in the picturesque surroundings of the Walled Garden at Lydiard Park.

Walled garden Lydiard Park

Available on selected Wednesdays and Thursdays between 5th June and 11th July, from 11am to 3pm. To reserve your time slot please call 01793 465280.

June: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

July: 3, 4, 10, 11

For just £15 per person, you can enjoy:
- A selection of hand cut sandwiches
- Warm home baked scone with clotted cream and jam
- Delicious slice of cake
- French macaroon
- Served with unlimited tea

Prosecco upgrade available at a cost of £2 per person.

Gift vouchers are also available.

Sandwiches will be made fresh to order on arrival. A gluten free sandwich and cake option is available. Scone supplemented for another gluten free option.

Gift vouchers are also available.

Advance booking required

To book afternoon tea or purchase a voucher for a friend or family member, please call 01793 465280 between 10am and 4pm. Full payment over the phone is required to secure your booking and a minimum of 48 hours notice is required.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation must be made by telephone at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled booking for a full refund. Please call 01793 465280 between 10am and 4pm to cancel your booking. Your booking will be transferable to another date dependant on weather conditions.

Please note: parking charges apply at Lydiard Park.

Cost: £15 per person.

Cheese and Chilli Festival

Date: 6th July 2019 - 7th July 2019

Every day

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

We are delighted to announce that the Cheese and Chilli Festival will be returning to Lydiard Park on 6 & 7 July 2019.

We are delighted to announce that the Cheese and Chilli Festival will be returning to Lydiard Park on 6 & 7 July 2019.
For full details and to buy tickets, please visit the official Cheese and Chilli Festival website.

Cost: See Cheese & Chilli website for details

Open Air Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date: 12th July 2019

Location: Lydiard House and Park, Lydiard Tregoze
Swindon
SN5 3PA
Telephone: 01793 466664
Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

Time: 17:00 - 20:00

Multi-award nominated Immersion Theatre are thrilled to present the most magical and romantic comedy of them all, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Lydiard Park

 

Performance starts: 6pm
Gates open: 5pm

Set in Great Britain just before the start of the Great War, this hilarious and highly accessible adaptation sees Shakespeare’s fantastical characters transported to a time of unparalleled peace and prosperity. Four young lovers, a band of hapless actors, and a magical realm populated by enchanting spirits set on causing mischief and mayhem at every turn culminate in an unparalleled open-air experience of beauty and hilarity.

Bring picnic blankets, rugs or low-back chairs and enjoy live theatre in the beautiful surroundings of Lydiard Park. Refreshments are also available on site.

Performances last approximately 100 minutes and include a 20-minute interval. 

Performances will continue in wet weather so please come prepared! All tickets are non-returnable and non-refundable.


Tickets:
Box office: 01793 465270
Purchase tickets online from Wyvern Theatre*.

Adult £14
Child (3 - 15yrs) £10
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £42
10% discount for parties of 10 or more.

*Booking fees applies to tickets purchased online

Car parking is available at Hay Lane and Hook Street entrances.
Please note: parking charges apply.

Cost: Special Events Admission applies.

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