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Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July
Adults £13 | Friends £6.50 | Kids go free | Pre-booking required
Join us for our annual weekend of magical adventures in the Watts enchanted woodland.
Create collaborative fairy worlds with plasticine, lolly sticks and pom-poms.
Craft a crown fit for a fairy king or queen.
Make ‘fairy soup’ and ‘fairy mud’ in this relaxed sensory-play area for toddlers.
Create nature prints in clay using leaves and shells.
Build miniature dens using found natural materials from our woodland to create a magical fairy camp.
Fairy Garden Planting
Plant a seed in a fibre pot to take away. Cast a spell to make it grow.
Make a magical dreamcatcher using colourful wool, beads and feathers.
Music of the Middle East with the Rihab Azar Trio
Friday 9 August
Doors open 6.30pm
£20 | Friends £18
Includes mezze and drinks served on the lawn from 6.30pm
Be taken on a journey through the rich maqams and rhythms of contemporary and classical Middle Eastern music with the Rihab Azar Trio, combining oud - a Syrian lute - double bass and percussion. The first female oudist to perform with the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music, Azar trained at the Conservatoire of Damascus and University College London. She has been recognised as a musician of ‘Exceptional Promise’ by Arts Council England and has continued her professional career in the UK under the Migrant Talent scheme. Azar has performed widely, with recent performances for the BBC and at the Barbican, Southbank Centre, St Paul’s Cathedral and the British Museum. Azar is also a campaigner, active in the fields of education, migration, empowerment for women and social justice.Find out more Book now
MAKE Festival: The Arts & Crafts Home
Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 September | 11am - 4pm
Free with admission | Friends free | Under 18s free | Students/under 25s £5.75
In partnership with the Crafts Council, our MAKE Festival returns with a celebration of the Arts & Crafts home. Visit the former house and estate of G F and Mary Watts and enjoy traditional crafts, from wallpaper printing, cameo cut-outs, painted tiles and Victorian terrariums to basket weaving, stained glass and leatherworking.
Watch live demonstrations and listen to talks by leading contemporary artists, makers, designers and architects to discover how the Arts & Crafts movement continues to inspire creativity today.
There will be a free minibus service from Guildford Station.
See our website for further details.Find out more Book now
Celtic Christmas Weekend
Saturday 30 November &
Sunday 1 December
11am - 5pm
Friends £5.75 | Under 18s free
Set against the wintry backdrop of our Watts woodland, soak up the sights, sounds and fragrances of our Celtic-themed Christmas Weekend.
Take part in craft activities, browse stalls by local makers, and sing along to bagpipe carols. Don’t miss delicious seasonal food from our award-winning Tea Shop.Find out more Book now