On Saturday 19th September the Abbey Museum grounds will be transformed into a picturesque Regency paradise, hosting its annual Picnic at Pemberley. Guests enjoy regency entertainment, activities, games and delicious home-made delicacies.
Gates open at 11.30am. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or pre-purchase a picnic hamper.
Guests to the Picnic will sip tea from the finest china, indulge in a wide selection of home made Regency treats and participate in a variety of diverting activities including Pall Mall – a simple form of croquet, Battledore -played with a shuttlecock and a small bat, Archery, Game of Graces, dancing. The event will conclude with a display from our Noble Militia.
Visitors to the event are encouraged to tour the priceless collection of artefacts on display in the Museum and view the magnificent Winchester Cathedral stained glass located in the Abbey Church.