Waddesdon Manor announces events series

Waddesdon Manor
Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor has launched a series of events, taking place in March and April 2024.

Waddesdon in Bloom

Visitors can see blankets of snowdrops in bloom around the grounds. and over 100,000 daffodil bulbs create a carpet of yellow across Daffodil Valley.

Waddesdon in Bloom is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10am – 4pm and normal grounds admission applies.

House Re-opening

From 20 March, the Manor will re-open for visitors to enjoy and explore the collection within. Having been ‘put to bed’ over the winter months for important cleaning and conservation work, as spring approaches, Waddesdon’s stewards will be reinstating the rooms ready for another season.

House Re-opening is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 11am – 4pm and normal grounds admission apply.

Guercino at Waddesdon: King David and the Wise Women Exhibiton

Five paintings by renowned Bolognese painter, Guercino are on display for the first time, 350 years since they were painted, in a new exhibition at Waddesdon

Shining a spotlight on one of the great painters of 17th-century Italy, this historic exhibition brings together King David and Guercino’s depiction of three sibyls – female prophets from classical antiquity – alongside his recently rediscovered Baroque masterpiece Moses, which will be on display to the public for the first time ever.

The exhibition is open from 20 March to 27 October, Wednesday to Sunday between 11am – 4pm and is free with house and grounds admission.

A Taste of Italy

To celebrate the arrival of the three ‘Sibyls’ by Guercino, Waddesdon will be hosting an evening of Italian cuisine. Visitors can enjoy a sparkling aperitif in the wine cellars, followed by a five-course dinner paired with Italian wines.

A Taste of Italy is available on 20 April at 7pm and is priced at £125 per person (adults only).

A Taste of Portugal 

Showcasing Portugese food culture, visitors can enjoy a five-course dinner inspired by Wedding Cake, a major new sculpture at Waddesdon by celebrated Portugese artist Joana Vasconcelos.

A Taste of Portugal is available on 20 April at 7pm and is priced at £125 per person (adults only).

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