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View a collection of pre-war Riley cars, organised by the Wiltshire Area of the Riley Register

14th July, 2018, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visit Bowood House & Gardens on Saturday 14th July, 11am to 2pm to see a collection of pre-war Riley cars, organised by the Wiltshire Area of the Riley Register. The Riley car was made in Coventry with its heyday being the period from 1927 to 1939. They made over 40 different model/engine combination of cars ranging from saloons, open tourers and sporting cars. Unfortunately the company went into liquidation in 1939 and it was sold to the Nuffield corporation for…

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Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

12th August, 2018

Bowood's Classic Car & Motorcycle Show is a new addition to the 2018 events calendar.  Privately owned and club vehicles will be on display in the grounds of Bowood, full concours will be overseen by an experienced commentator, and there will be plenty of trade/autojumble stalls, children’s entertainment and quality food and drink options available.  Normal House & Gardens Admissions apply. Sun 12th August 10:00am to 06:00pm. The event is located within Bowood House & Gardens. To book a trade/autojumble pitch…

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Tractor Ted Diggers & Dumpers Weekend

18th August, 2018 - 19th August, 2018

The perfect day out for all digger and big machine fans! JCB Antics, Digger World Cup, tug-of-war, tractor & trailer rides, bouncy castle, digger den and much more With thanks to M.J.Church Normal House & Gardens Admissions Apply. Complimentary to Season Ticket Holders. Advanced Day Tickets strongly recommended.  Sat 18th & Sun 19th August, 11:00am to 06:00pm. Event located within Bowood House & Gardens Purchase a DAY TICKET  

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Great British Food Festival

25th August, 2018 - 27th August, 2018

The Great British Food Festival returns to Bowood House for its 3rd year over August Bank Holiday. The perfect recipe for a fun, foodie, family day out! Delectable delights and tasty treats from wonderful street food vendors and amazing artisan producers. Polish up on your culinary skills with a free Chef Demo? Or, get stuck in with the Bake-Off!  To visit Bowood House & Gardens during The Great British Food Festival, separate entry can be purchased on the day. Sat 25th to…

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Drive In Cinema comes to The Bowood Estate

28th August, 2018, 6:30 pm - 30th August, 2018, 10:30 am

Skylight Cinema and The Bowood Estate are bringing you three days of amazing Drive In Cinema! We have chosen three great family films to enjoy just before the kids go back to school; The Greatest Showman, Peter Rabbit & Grease. As this is a Drive In, each individual car will be given a Bluetooth Speaker handed out to them on arrival. The general details are; -Tuesday 28th August - The Greatest Showman; Film start time of 8.30 PM with gates…

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Gardeners World Event

19th September, 2018, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Gardeners’ World Magazine returns to Wiltshire’s Bowood House, for an exclusive reader event with the Gardeners’ World TV presenter and award-winning designer and gardener, Adam Frost on Wednesday 19th September.

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‘Pearls before Poppies’ guest author talk – 27th September

£8.00 – £29.50 - 27th September, 2018, 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

Guest Author, Rachel Trethewey's talk on 1918’s Red Cross Pearls appeal which inspired her book 'Pearls before Poppies'.

Plus exhibition tours with Bowood's curator Dr Cathryn Spence. 

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Macmillan Coffee Morning in the Treehouse Cafe at Bowood House and Gardens. 

28th September, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

On Friday 28th September we are holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning in the Treehouse Cafe at Bowood House and Gardens.

From 09:00am - 11:00am we will be serving cakes and coffee with all donations going straight to Macmillan.

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Bowood’s Autumn Animal Trail

25th October, 2018 - 2nd November, 2018

Join us this October Half Term at Bowood House and Gardens for our Autumn Animal Trail.

Follow the trail around the Estate, discovering the scarecrows with their favourite toy animal and clues, that will reveal Bowood's secret animal.

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Avebury Vocal Ensemble Concert with Sir Peter Beale

26th October, 2018, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A very special evening in concert in the Chapel at Bowood House in support of Springboard North Wilts Opportunity Group.

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