Events at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens - 2021
Show of Hands
Show of Hands – 3rd July 2021
Show of Hands & Friends Featuring Martyn Joseph, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Gerry Colvin and Ranagri. Gardens open from 10am, entry to the concert area from 1.30pm, Music starts from 3pm, Concert finishes 9.00pm. Prices held for 2021.
Your “Show of Hands” ticket gives you access to the Gardens and also the Swannery for the whole weekend. Please show your concert wrist band.
Alice in Wonderland
Sunday 1st August 2021
Boxtree Productions presents their fantastic adaptation of the evergreen classic Alice in Wonderland. Follow us down the rabbit hole into a strange world of caterpillars, cards and tea parties. Join Alice as she tries to navigate this curious world of curiouser creatures but don’t lose your head! We promise you a wonderful experience of original toe-tapping songs, colourful characters, costumes and hilarious comedy.
With inventive staging, original songs and magical storytelling we invite audiences to enjoy Lewis Carroll’s classic tale of Alice In Wonderland, in Boxtree Production’s unique and energetic way!
This performance is open air so please bring a picnic and blanket or low-backed chair and dress for the great British weather. Cancellation only in the event of dangerous conditions.
Autumn Plant Fair
In association with Plant Heritage – Sunday 12th September 2021, 10am – 3pm
Organised by Plant Heritage Dorset with profits supporting plant conservation & education in Dorset. An interesting range of late summer/autumn plants, including late flowering perennials, shrubs, ornamental grasses, alpines, succulents and a good few rare and unusual specimens on offer. You can buy plants direct from the grower, getting invaluable tips & advice. Also some local craft & refreshment stalls. Admission is just £7.00 and includes access to the Gardens until 5pm. Tickets may be booked on online or purchased on the day if Covid-19 Rules have been relaxed.
Food Fair in association with Dorset Food & Drink
18th & 19th September 2021
We are delighted to announce the return of the Abbotsbury Food Fair, in association with Dorset Food and Drink. More details will be available soon.
ILLUMINATE at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens - dates to be confirmed
Light up a Life for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust - date to be announced
Lighting up memories for those we miss
An opportunity to remember a loved one by sponsoring a light on this special tree. Names will then be entered into the Christmas 2021 Book of Remembrance.
Application forms are available by visiting Weldmar, telephoning 01305 261800 or visiting the website:
Three superb attractions (The Swannery, Subtropical Gardens and Children’s Farm) are all located within a mile of each other around the village. Abbotsbury is full of quirky shops, galleries, tearooms and interesting nooks to explore. Afterwards pop down to the Beach Café for a pot of tea. To find out more about Abbotsbury, visit the Abbotsbury Village website.