Walton Hall and Gardens Big Jubilee Lunch event will take place from 12noon to 5pm on Sunday 5 June and will be free to enter.
There will be a circus performer to meet and greet you at the main entrance, providing the perfect family photo opportunity.
On the lawns next to the Children’s Zoo, Circus Sensible will be performing from their little big top tent. The three man team will perform three half hour shows throughout the afternoon. In between show times, performers will hold circus skills workshops for children to take part in.
On the bandstand lawn you will find gourmet street food vendors and a bar. Plus, live music performed throughout the afternoon by The Microtones and Frank and the Invisibles.
On the main lawns, Radio General’s roadshow will be providing the musical backdrop as we welcome the West Lancs Dog display team. This long established team will entertain you with their fantastic canine agility shows. Traditional music and dancing will be provided by the Earl of Stamford Morris Dancers.
In the glasshouses courtyard, Warrington Brass Band and the Sing Our Socks Off Choir will be providing the entertainment.
Interested in the history of Walton? The Friends of Walton Estate have put together a special photography exhibition about the restoration of the glasshouses. Plus, the beautiful Walton Hall will be open to the public with guided tours available.
World-renowned horticulturalist, Donny Billington, will also be here showing off his collection of gold medal winning Bromeliad plants.
The Heritage Café will be serving afternoon tea, with the option to add glass of fizz! A tasty selection of traditional sandwiches, award-winning pastries and a pot of Cheshire Chutney. Followed by a classic fruit scone with clotted cream and strawberry jam, plus a selection of freshly made cakes.
Afternoon teas should be booked in advance via our website. They come in a takeaway box so you can enjoy anywhere across the estate.