Events

From things to do with the kids to outdoor theatre and monthly car boot sales, there’s plenty going on at alderford. Find out what we have planned on our events list below. If you’re planning your own big event then you can hire alderford for weddings, family functions and corporate events.

Father Christmas at Alderford

Father Christmas has made a special journey from Lapland to Alderford, just to give local children an early Christmas present.  If you would like to come and see him, he is here on Sunday 17th December from 10am-3pm; Monday 18th December from 11am-2pm; Tue 19th Dec from 11am-2pm; Thurs 21st Dec from 11am-2pm and Friday 22nd Dec from 11am-2pm.  No need to book, and the fee is £6 per child.

Sunday 18th March 2018: Plant Hunters Fair

A fabulous way to spend a day at the start of a new growing season. Beautiful plants and plenty of ideas around.

Sunday 1st April: Car boot

Gates open to sellers at 9am. Fees: Cars, 4x4s, small vans £8; Large vans £12; Trailers £3.  Gates open to buyers at 9.30am: Admission Adults £1; Children Free

Sunday 6th May: Car boot

Gates open to sellers at 9am. Fees: Cars, 4x4s, small vans £8; Large vans £12; Trailers £3.  Gates open to buyers at 9.30am: Admission Adults £1; Children Free

Sunday 20th May: Classic Car Breakfast Meeting 

Come along and browse over this motoring beauties – along with a breakfast butty and coffee. Super relaxing Sunday morning treat.  9am till 11am.  If you would like to bring your vintage or classic vehicle along, please contact Malcolm Ling on 07889 666477

Sunday 27th May: Leonards Vets Dog Show.

Details follow later

Saturday 2nd June and Sunday 3rd June – UK Kids and Ultimate Triathlons

Alderford hosts a series of triathlons over this weekend.  The UK Kids triathlon is on Saturday and the Ultimate, Half Ultimate etc on Sunday.  For further information, go to www.uktriathlon.co.uk

Sunday 10th June 2018: Car boot – Produce special

Gates open to sellers at 9am. Fees: Cars, 4x4s, small vans £8; Large vans £12; Trailers £3.  Gates open to buyers at 9.30am: Admission Adults £1; Children Free.  Because this car boot is a week later in the month than usual because of the triathlon, we are making it a produce special.  All car booters are welcome but food producers and plant growers especially welcome.

Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July

The Relay for Life will be running at Alderford again.  This is a fantastic event raising money for Cancer Research.

Sunday 1st July 2018: Car boot

Gates open to sellers at 9am. Fees: Cars, 4x4s, small vans £8; Large vans £12; Trailers £3.  Gates open to buyers at 9.30am: Admission Adults £1; Children Free

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July: Festival at the Edge

The largest storytelling festival in the UK – Festival at the Edge – will be held at Alderford for the second year. Not to be missed.

Sunday 29th July: Peter Pan – outdoor theatre

The Immersion Theatre Company will be performing the magical Peter Pan. Ticket information to follow. Great family occasion.

Sunday 5th August 2018: Car boot

Gates open to sellers at 9am. Fees: Cars, 4x4s, small vans £8; Large vans £12; Trailers £3.  Gates open to buyers at 9.30am: Admission Adults £1; Children Free

Sunday 2nd September 2018: Car boot

Gates open to sellers at 9am. Fees: Cars, 4x4s, small vans £8; Large vans £12; Trailers £3.  Gates open to buyers at 9.30am: Admission Adults £1; Children Free

Sunday 7th October 2018: Car boot

Gates open to sellers at 9am. Fees: Cars, 4x4s, small vans £8; Large vans £12; Trailers £3.  Gates open to buyers at 9.30am: Admission Adults £1; Children Free

Sunday 14th October 2018: Classic Car Breakfast Meeting 

Another chance to look at a superb range of classic and vintage cars – along with a breakfast butty and coffee. Super relaxing Sunday morning treat.  9am till 11am.  If you would like to bring your vintage or classic vehicle along, please contact Malcolm Ling on 07889 666477

Saturday 3rd November: Alderford Bonfire Night

Join us for two spectacular firework displays plus all the fun of the fair, and plenty of food and drink.