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Spring Plant Fair – Sunday 9 April 2017

The Spring Plant Fair  is one of the largest in Dorset. With more than 30 specialist stands which include gifts, garden ironware as well as a massive choice of plants, this popular sale is great for plant lovers in the area as well as those who want a gardeners’ day out in fantastic surroundings. Open […]

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Easter Garden Trail for children – Easter Monday 17 April

Follow the clues through the gardens on our Easter Monday Trail for children – with a prize at the end! 11am to 3pm on Easter Monday 17 April. Children’s Trail entry £3. Normal garden entry applies for adults.

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Shakespeare in the Gardens – A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 9 July 2017

The Castle Theatre Company from Durham University present Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Gardens on Sunday 9 July 2017. Performances will be at 2.30pm and 6.30pm, with the opportunity to enjoy your picnic beforehand. Tickets are £15 for adults; £12 for concessions (senior citizens and under-18s), obtainable from the Beaminster Festival Box Office […]

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Musical Shakespeare – Sunday 20 August 2017

The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors with all manner of musical instruments, travelling with set, props, costumes and camping gear, performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare’s plays. They are performing in the grounds at Mapperton at 2.30pm on Sunday 20 August 2017. Tickets are £15 for adults; £12 […]

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Snowdrop Sundays – 5 and 12 February 2017

See the first signs of spring on our Snowdrop Sundays in the gardens here at Mapperton. Gardens open 11am to 4pm on 5 and 12 February 2017. Teas, coffees and cakes available at the Sawmill Cafe. Admission £4.50, under-16s free. Proceeds will support the National Gardens Scheme and Perennial, the gardeners’ charity.