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All events are at both Lacock and Whitchurch unless otherwise stated.

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Saturday 12th July - Sunday 31st August - Whitehall Beach

Come to Whitehall’s Beach at and laze by the sand on our deck chairs or under the cool shade of our marquee. Take part in our daily sandcastle competitions, browse our beach huts for seaside toys, games, hot and cold drinks and snacks and our very own Whitehall Rock! Competitions, marquee and beach huts at Lacock only.

14th July -10th August - Nature Trail

Take part in our WW2 Food Trail as we get ready for our WW2 Weekend and from 11th to 31st August our Chilli Trail around the garden centre for the chance to win a £10.

This event is at Lacock onlyWednesday 30th July & 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th August - Punch and Judy Show

Snuffy’s Grand Punch and Judy Show will be with us providing shows and magic at intervals throughout the day. Show times 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm.


This event is at Lacock onlySaturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd - World War 2 Weekend

Whitehall Garden Centre Lacock is once again hosting The Dig for Victory weekend which will take place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd August. The Blitz Buddies are looking forward to providing a flavour of the 1940s and fun and entertainment for all.

The Blitz Buddies will be presenting an action packed day in the marquee with home front re-enactments, their popular fashion and ENSA Shows and ending with a sing along. They will be supported by 1940s entertainer Ricky Hunter from Nottingham, dancing from Swindon and Stroud based Just Jive and Lindy Hop and Gita’s Choir from Corsham. Also on show will be military vehicles, static and working displays and stalls.


This event is at Lacock onlyMonday 4th August - WW1 Centenary Children’s Tea Party

Full details to be confirmed.

This event is at Whitchurch onlyGinnets Circus - Saturday 2nd - Sunday 10th

Once again, the popular Ginnets Circus will be returning to Whitehall, Whitchurch. Donít miss the jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists, unicycles, acrobats and much more. A traditional circus for all the family.

Show times: 11:00am, 1.30pm and 3:00pm daily.

For more information and to book your tickets online, please click here >>

This event is at Lacock only5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August and 1st September - Beekeeping Course

Beekeeping courses are run by Fred Swift The Wiltshire Beekeeper,
the courses on how to start becoming a beekeeper lasts 5 weeks.
Courses will be held in the Lecture room and the Apiary. All
equipment is supplied.

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This event is at Lacock onlySaturday 9th & Sunday 10th - Picnic in the Park

Bring a picnic to enjoy on our picnic blankets whilst listening to live music performed on the stage in our marquee.

This event is at Lacock onlySaturday 16th & Sunday 17th August - Whitehall Artisan Market

Whitehall Artisan Market will be showcasing a wide range of local and independent traders from in and around Wiltshire. Come down to our marquee in the gardens where you can shop and browse anything from unique arts and crafts, to sweet treats and produce. Come and support our independent traders! The market will take place 10.30am-4pm both days.

Saturday 23rd – Monday 25th - Chilli Festival

Working alongside the Wiltshire Chilli Farm, Whitehall have provided a long weekend of Chilli related activities for your entertainment and education. Activites include talks on growing and cooking chillies, chilli tasting, chilli cooking demonstrations, chilli ristra workshops and our highly anticipated chilli eating competition. Bring your chilli plants (grown from our seeds given out in April) in on the Monday to be judged! (Talks and chilli eating competition at Lacock only)


1st - 30th September - Nature Trail

Take part in our Harvest Foods Trail around the garden centre for the chance to win a £10 gift voucher.

Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th September - Bulb Weekend

Now is the perfect time to start planting your bulbs for a fantastic display of colour in the spring. Look out for great value and offers in store.

Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th September - Food Festival

Come and join us in celebrating Whitehall’s Food Festival, one of our most popular events in the calender! At Lacock we have invited all of our major Farm Shop suppliers to join us and showcase their british grown products.
Whitchurch Restaurant and Farm Shop will be offering lots of tasty foods to sample and great offers all weekend.

This event is at Lacock onlySaturday 20th September - Orchid Talk

Former Chairman of the British Orchid Council and President of the South West Orchid Society, Ian Parsons will be with us between 10am and 4pm to discuss caring for and repotting your orchid. Talks begin at 11am and 2pm.

Friday 26th September - Macmillan Coffee Morning

Come along and join us for our Macmillan coffee morning, raising money to help people affected by cancer. More details to follow.

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th September - Harvest Weekend

Bring in your sunflower heads and pumpkins (grown from our seeds given out in April) for the chance to win a family gardening kit worth over £50!


Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th - Christmas Shops Open At Whitehall

Our notorious Christmas shops will be opening at Lacock and Whitchurch on the first weekend of October. Take a look at a quick video that we created last year that shows our Christmas department at Lacock.



This event is at Lacock onlyThursday 23rd - Ice Rink Opens At Lacock

We can't reveal all of the details of this years Ice Rink just yet.. But you can be the first to know when we do release our details!

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Thursday 23rd – Friday 31st October - Pumpkin Carving

Full details to be announced.


This event is at Lacock onlySaturday 25th - Friday 31st -Ginnets Circus At Lacock

Full details to be announced.

Wednesday 29th – Friday 31st - Halloween Parties

Full details to be announced.



Santa's Grotto Opens At Whitehall - Sunday 9th

We can't reveal all of the details of this years Ice Rink just yet.. But you can be the first to know when we do release our details!

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