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Childerley Own Events


Monday 10 April Childerley Gardens Open - supporting St Michael's Church, Caldecote  

Sunday 21 May - Childerley Gardens Open 

2 - 5 pm

Tickets at gate: £5 Adults, children under 16 free

Refreshments available

Well behaved dogs on leads welcome.

Friday 14 July - Opera in the Long Barn with picnic interval in the gardens

Donizetti's The Elixir of Love

Childerley and the Cambridge Summer Music Festival are delighted to welcome back to a revised layout in the Long Barn the  opera company Wild Arts who will bring their trademark effervescent storytelling to one of the great Italian operas - Donizetti's 'The Elixir of Love

Fully staged in costume, sung in English, directed by Guido Martin-Brandis, and with chamber orchestra conducted by Orlando Jopling, this sparkling comedy of the hapless Nemorino, hopelessly in love with the beautiful Adina, will be brought to life by an outstanding young case of of singers from major opera houses, including rising star soprano Galina Averina.  Come and enjoy an evening full of tunes, romance and mischievous comedy.  Put the the date in your diary now.  Tickets on sale shortly.  To gain early bird access to tickets, become a Friend of Cambridge Summer Music Festival or contact Childerley to get alert of opening of box office.

Gardens open from 4.30 pm; Curtain up 6.30 pm

75 minute picnic interval.

Tickets on sale shortly (£20 - £50) Becomeo get early-bird access to ticket sales.

​No dogs

Thursday 20 July - Picnic Performance Shakespeare in the Garden

A Midsummer's Night Dream

Gardens open from 5.30 pm.  Curtains up 6.30 pm

Picnic performance, bring your own rugs

Durham University's Castle Theatre present an uplifting fun performance for all the family

Buy your tickets HERE.

No dogs

General Information for all Events:

DIRECTIONS - CB23 8BA.  Don't rely on Satnav alone.  Make sure you approach from the St Neots Road (old A428) between Caldecote and Cambourne and refer to directional map.

PARKING - There is good parking for cars and bicycles.  On arrival, please follow the signage.

To receive more information on Childerley events, send an email with your contact details and we will add you to our mailing list.

Upcoming Events

Shakespeare in the garden - Thursday 7 July

Opera- Cosi fan Tutti - Long Barn -  Friday 15 July

Private Garden Tours:

We are delighted to arrange private tours for small Garden Groups or Societies with the opportunity to meet the Childerley Gardeners and enjoy refreshments suitable to the time of your visit. 


To find out more and to arrange a visit, please contact the Childerley office by email or calling 01954 211433.

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