What's On

Here you can find all the organised events and activities available at Houghton Hall Park for the next 8 weeks. We aim to deliver events for a wide range of audiences to enjoy and engage with – if you would like to suggest an event or activity, please contact us at hhp@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk.

26 May 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

26 May 2019 10:30am - 5:00pm

Branch Out Forest School

Price: £12 for three hours

Branch Out Forest School will be holding some taster sessions in Houghton Hall Park, please contact branchoutforestschool@gmail.com to book or for more information.

27 May 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

27 May 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

28 May 2019 10:00am - 2:30pm

Gardens Activity Day

Gardens Activity Day

To celebrate National Children's Gardening Week we have some fun activities taking place in the kitchen gardens.

10am to 12pm - Come and water the plants, if you have your own spare watering can you can pop down to the garden and help give the plants a much needed drink

1pm to 2.30pm - Plant a seed/decorate a label

Drop in - Take part in our Kitchen Garden Trail, answer the questions correctly and win a prize!

We will also be selling some plants.

28 May 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

28 May 2019 10:30am - 5:00pm

Branch Out Forest School

Price: £12 for three hours

Branch Out Forest School will be holding some taster sessions in Houghton Hall Park, please contact branchoutforestschool@gmail.com to book or for more information.

29 May 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

01 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Adult Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Park Parkrun

Every Saturday morning at 9am, why not take part in a friendly 5k run at Houghton Hall Park? It's completely free to take part but please register before your first run, you only ever have to register with parkrun once! Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time of your run. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, everyone runs for their own enjoyment. It is entirely organised by volunteers so please email Houghtonhallhelpers@parkrun.com to volunteer your help. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the visitor centre, please do come and join us!

02 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

03 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

03 Jun 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

04 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

05 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

08 Jun 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm

Meadowlands Festival

Meadowlands Festival

8th & 9th June 2019

Shows and activities for children and families.

A brand new festival of shows, workshops and activities for the whole family to enjoy at Houghton Hall Park this summer.

Join TurnAround Dance Theatre on Saturday 8th June for their show The Thief, the Fox & the Phoenix, a captivating folk tale told through a fusion of aerial circus, dance, live singing and storytelling. On Sunday 9th June, children can take part in a circus workshop with circus performer Suzanne Nixon. £3 per ticket for each show, to book visit www.fullhouse.org.uk/meadowlan... or call 01525 630783



Across the whole weekend families can take part in free drop-in craft activities in The Den. Families can also pick up a Meadowlands Activity Trail leaflet from The Den for £1 to take part in trail activities and receive a free gift at the end.

Meadowlands is funded by Central Bedfordshire Council and the Parks for People programme (National Lottery Heritage Fund & Big Lottery Fund) and managed by Full House Theatre.

09 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

09 Jun 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm

Meadowlands Festival

Meadowlands Festival

8th & 9th June 2019

Shows and activities for children and families.

A brand new festival of shows, workshops and activities for the whole family to enjoy at Houghton Hall Park this summer.

Join TurnAround Dance Theatre on Saturday 8th June for their show The Thief, the Fox & the Phoenix, a captivating folk tale told through a fusion of aerial circus, dance, live singing and storytelling. On Sunday 9th June, children can take part in a circus workshop with circus performer Suzanne Nixon. £3 per ticket for each show, to book visit www.fullhouse.org.uk/meadowlan... or call 01525 630783



Across the whole weekend families can take part in free drop-in craft activities in The Den. Families can also pick up a Meadowlands Activity Trail leaflet from The Den for £1 to take part in trail activities and receive a free gift at the end.

Meadowlands is funded by Central Bedfordshire Council and the Parks for People programme (National Lottery Heritage Fund & Big Lottery Fund) and managed by Full House Theatre.

10 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

10 Jun 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

11 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

12 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

15 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Adult Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Park Parkrun

Every Saturday morning at 9am, why not take part in a friendly 5k run at Houghton Hall Park? It's completely free to take part but please register before your first run, you only ever have to register with parkrun once! Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time of your run. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, everyone runs for their own enjoyment. It is entirely organised by volunteers so please email Houghtonhallhelpers@parkrun.com to volunteer your help. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the visitor centre, please do come and join us!

16 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

17 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

17 Jun 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

18 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

19 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

22 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Adult Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Park Parkrun

Every Saturday morning at 9am, why not take part in a friendly 5k run at Houghton Hall Park? It's completely free to take part but please register before your first run, you only ever have to register with parkrun once! Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time of your run. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, everyone runs for their own enjoyment. It is entirely organised by volunteers so please email Houghtonhallhelpers@parkrun.com to volunteer your help. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the visitor centre, please do come and join us!

23 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

24 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

24 Jun 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

25 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

26 Jun 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

29 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Adult Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Park Parkrun

Every Saturday morning at 9am, why not take part in a friendly 5k run at Houghton Hall Park? It's completely free to take part but please register before your first run, you only ever have to register with parkrun once! Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time of your run. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, everyone runs for their own enjoyment. It is entirely organised by volunteers so please email Houghtonhallhelpers@parkrun.com to volunteer your help. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the visitor centre, please do come and join us!

30 Jun 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

01 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

01 Jul 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

02 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

03 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

06 Jul 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Adult Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Park Parkrun

Every Saturday morning at 9am, why not take part in a friendly 5k run at Houghton Hall Park? It's completely free to take part but please register before your first run, you only ever have to register with parkrun once! Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time of your run. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, everyone runs for their own enjoyment. It is entirely organised by volunteers so please email Houghtonhallhelpers@parkrun.com to volunteer your help. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the visitor centre, please do come and join us!

07 Jul 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

08 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

08 Jul 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

09 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

10 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

13 Jul 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Adult Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Park Parkrun

Every Saturday morning at 9am, why not take part in a friendly 5k run at Houghton Hall Park? It's completely free to take part but please register before your first run, you only ever have to register with parkrun once! Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time of your run. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, everyone runs for their own enjoyment. It is entirely organised by volunteers so please email Houghtonhallhelpers@parkrun.com to volunteer your help. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the visitor centre, please do come and join us!

14 Jul 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.

15 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Fitsteps

Price: £6

Fitsteps

Please join our new class, beginners are most welcome! These will be held in the visitor centre every Monday morning from 10am-11am with a local instructor.

15 Jul 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Pilates

Price: £5

Pilates

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

16 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Yoga

Price: £6.50

Yoga

Classes will be held in the Lime room at the visitors centre. The drop in sessions welcome beginners and run during school term time, mats are provided. Please join us to keep fit! For more information, please contact Natalie on 07725 115284 or email happyandhealthywithnatalie@outlook.com. Find more classes in Bedfordshire by visiting Natalie's website: www.happyandhealthywithNatalie.com.

17 Jul 2019 10:00am - 11:00am

Buggy Exercise

Price: £2

Buggy Exercise

Every Wednesday 9:30-10:30am, Hayley Clear leads the popular Buggy Exercise class for just £2 per session. New parents can get social, get fit and make new friends whilst most importantly - having fun! Register at www.bookwhen.com/clearfitness to book on or for more information, email Hayley at Hayley.clear@gmail.com.

20 Jul 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Adult Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Park Parkrun

Every Saturday morning at 9am, why not take part in a friendly 5k run at Houghton Hall Park? It's completely free to take part but please register before your first run, you only ever have to register with parkrun once! Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time of your run. Please come along and join in whatever your pace, everyone runs for their own enjoyment. It is entirely organised by volunteers so please email Houghtonhallhelpers@parkrun.com to volunteer your help. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee at the visitor centre, please do come and join us!

21 Jul 2019 9:00am - 10:00am

Junior Park Run

Price: Free

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun

Houghton Hall Junior Parkrun is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) held every Sunday at 9am Houghton Hall Park. It's free but please register before your first run. The aim is to have fun, please come along and join in whatever your pace! We also grab a post parkrun coffee in the Visitor Centre so please join us.