Swiss Garden Open Evening with Live Music

Fridays throughout Summer!

21 August, 4 September & 25 September (LIVE MUSIC)

For the first time ever you can now experience The Swiss Garden in the early evening. Arrive from six o’clock and spend some time roaming the garden or enjoying your picnic from the splendid West Lawn with wonderful views of The Swiss Cottage, Dolphin Tazza and some of the most magnificent trees at Shuttleworth. From seven thirty settled down to enjoy a live performance from one of our two resident artists, Nick Moyster or Becky Briar Rouge Bennett.

Full access to the garden is available from 18.00 – 19.30, from then on please remain at your designated area on the West Lawn to ensure the event is COVID secure.

Picnic pitches marked by white flags will be positioned to denote each pitch, each pitch can accommodate up to 6 guests and no more. Multiple pitches side-by-side may be booked for larger groups but linking pitches is not permitted.  Dogs are not permitted, toilets are located inside and outside the garden.

Catering will be available on the day from the Shuttleworth Pod serving hot and cold drinks with snacks, however please free to bring your own picnic

Event Timings

  • 18.00 – Gates open
  • 19.30 – Live Music
  • 21:00 – Performance ends
  • 21.30 – Depart

Picnic Packs

Our good friends at Carte Blanche Catering have designed a beautiful handmade picnic pack filled with lots of lovely goodies at just £19.95 per person.

Please place your orders by 17.00 on Wednesday before each event. Your picnic will be ready to collect on Friday 31st July between 18.00-18.30 from Paddock 4 on arrival.

Why not order yours now!


Make the most of the long summer evenings and fly into Shuttleworth Old Warden airfield. PPR required (Online System), pay-as-you-go fuel pumps on-site. Visit AIRFIELD INFORMATION.


Parking is free and plentiful, bring along your classic!


All our staff will be equipped with gloves for any transactions. Our customer-facing stewards will be wearing visors as a portable screen. Some of our staff may be wearing face masks where it makes them feel more comfortable. Our staff will wear recommended PPE for all first aid incidents. Anyone needing first aid will be asked to first don a face mask where this is practicable. If you become unwell on-site then please seek help/inform a member of staff or steward, they will call a first aider who will give you a face mask and assist you to safely leave the site. Bring your own sanitiser and PPE where you can. Adhere to our social distancing notices and markings. Stay at home if you are feeling unwell, are isolating due to a contact trace, or have Covid-19. Contact us before 15.00 on the day to let us know. Please be kind and considerate to our staff, volunteers and other visitors and follow these rules/advice.

Shuttleworth has COVID-19 measures in place to keep our visitors and staff as safe as possible – please read before visiting..