This Bank Holiday Monday (May 4th) you can catch a glimpse of life in Regency times (1811 – 1820) at Gunby Hall, with period costumes, dancing on the lawns, a picnic, games, a promenade to the local church, harpsichord and cello music, a hat sale and painting exhibitions, as well as the usual delights of the gardens and house.
Throughout the day costumed re-enactors will mingle with visitors and stop for photo opportunities.
Here’s the programme in detail:
11:00 House and gardens open to the public
11:15 Formal opening on the front steps
12noon Dancing on formal front lawn
13:00 Picnic on the back lawn
14:00 Dancing on formal front lawn
15:00 Promenade from the house to St Peter’s Church
15:10-15:30 Church service in St Peter’s
16:00 Last admission
NB:The car park at Gunby is not suitable for motor homes or sporty cars due to the soft ground conditions. There’s a lay-by at the entrance of the drive (500 meters walk) that you can use. Call 01754 890102 for further advice.