Archived Events

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2018 Summer Outdoor Theatre

Event date: Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 to Thursday, 16 August, 2018

We are delighted to announce that our very popular children's theatre is returning to Dorney for another year.

Little Blue Monster Productions will be performing "Pirate Pearl & the Big Blue Monster" on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th August.

To book tickets, please use the following link:


Peter Rabbit with carrots

Storytime with Peter Rabbit

Event date: Sunday, 10 June, 2018

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead library events team will be here for an interactive storytime session on Sunday 10th June at 3pm.

Bring your little ones to enjoy a fun filled 45 minutes in the Walled Garden marquee while you enjoy a treat from the cafe.

Peter Rabbit will be here for songs, rhymes and selfies.

£4.00 per child



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Plant Characters

National Children's Gardening Week

Event date: Saturday, 26 May, 2018 to Sunday, 3 June, 2018

To celebrate, join us for 3 fun days of gardening activities over half term. On Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st May we will be painting and planting pots, colouring, a quiz and learning about what's growing in the walled garden. £3 per child (includes a water or squash). Suitable for ages 2 to 8.  Between 11am and midday.


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Easter Egg Hunt

Event date: Monday, 2 April, 2018 to Sunday, 15 April, 2018

Our Easter Egg Hunt is now on until Sunday 15th April.

Collect a clue sheet from the shop and search for the hidden laminated eggs around the grounds.

Find the letters on the eggs to work out the answer.

£3 to enter.  Every completed sheet will be exchanged for a chocolate egg.

Bring a pen, just in case we don't have enough!

Christmas Decs

Santa's Grotto

Event date: Saturday, 2 December, 2017

Bring your little ones to meet Father Christmas, his Elf helpers, snow pets and reindeers.

Santa's Grotto will be open between 11am until 4pm on Saturday 2nd December 2017.

£10 per child (includes a gift from Santa)

To book your approximate time slot, please pop in to the garden shop, telephone 01628 600566 or email

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Twelfth Night

Event date: Thursday, 10 August, 2017

Rain or Shine Theatre Company will be making their debut in our Walled Garden this summer, performing Twelfth Night.

One of Shakespeare's most celebrated comedies, performed al fresco, come rain or shine.

Tickets are on sale now via the link below or available to purchase in our garden shop.

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Blunderbus Children's Theatre Returns to DCKG with "Dogs Don't Do Ballet"

Event date: Friday, 4 August, 2017


Sale Now On


Event date: Monday, 9 January, 2017 to Tuesday, 31 January, 2017

Lots of items in our New Year sale, including all Christmas decorations.



Gold Decs

Christmas Opening Times

Event date: Saturday, 24 December, 2016 to Monday, 2 January, 2017
Saturday 24th December 2016 : 9am - 2pm

Sunday 25th December 2016 : Closed

Monday 26th December 2016 : Closed

Tuesday 27th December 2016 : Closed

Wednesday 28th December 2016 : Open as usual

Thursday 29th December 2016 : Open as usual

Friday 30th December 2016 : Open as usual

Saturday 31st December 2016 : 9am - 2pm

Sunday 1st January 2017 : Closed

Monday 2nd January 2017 : Open as usual

Tree Forest


Event date: Monday, 19 December, 2016 to Friday, 23 December, 2016

25% off last remaining Christmas trees.  Non-drop Nordmann Firs.

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DCKG Hampers


Event date: Tuesday, 22 November, 2016 to Friday, 23 December, 2016

Choose from a large selection of treats, food and gifts to create the perfect hamper.

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Event date: Thursday, 17 November, 2016 to Friday, 23 December, 2016

We have a large selection of Christmas decorations.

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St George's Day @ DCKG

Event date: Saturday, 23 April, 2016

To celebrate all things English, we will be serving traditional cream teas in the marquee on Saturday 23rd April, whilst enjoying the talents of the Datchet Border Morris dancers.

We will be serving food from midday in the marquee and the morris dancers will be here between 2pm and 4pm.

For more information about them, please visit their website:



  • Datchet Border Morris Dancers
Basket of Eggs

The DCKG Egg Hunt is back!

Event date: Sunday, 27 March, 2016 to Monday, 28 March, 2016

We will be holding an Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday this year.

Find all the hidden clues and win a prize.

10am - 4pm on Sunday and Monday, £3 to enter.  Collect your clue sheet and pencil from the garden office.


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Stella & Dot

Event date: Saturday, 5 March, 2016

A chance to view and purchase the new Spring collection.


January Sale


Event date: Tuesday, 29 December, 2015 to Sunday, 31 January, 2016

January Sale - Up to 50% off selected products.


Christmas Decoration

Salvation Army Carol Concert

Event date: Saturday, 19 December, 2015

Salvation Army Carol Concert

Start time 5.00pm

We will be open until 6.00pm for late night shopping, with hot food and drinks available in the Walled Garden Forest Lodge.

N.B.  Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circustmances, we can only stay open until 6pm, rather than 8pm.


Christmas Bauble

Carols Led by Dorney Church and Community

Event date: Thursday, 10 December, 2015

6.30pm start time.

There will be a collection box for donations.

We will be open until 8pm for late night shopping.  Hot drinks and snacks will be available to purchase from the Walled Garden Forest Lodge.


Wreath Decorations

Wreath Making

Event date: Saturday, 28 November, 2015 to Friday, 18 December, 2015

Our very talented Garden Shop Manager will be making Christmas Wreaths throughout December.

Choose from an assortment of decorations to create a fabulous, bespoke piece.

Or, if you would prefer to make your own, buy everything you need from the garden shop.


Veggie Boxes and much, much more ...

Event date: Monday, 9 November, 2015 to Thursday, 24 December, 2015

When ordering your turkey, why not order everything you need to prepare a traditional Christmas lunch from our Pantry.

Whether it's goose fat, stuffing, gravy, sausages or smoked salmon, come and visit to see what we stock.

For £7.50 per couple, we can prepare a delicious box of freshly selected vegetables.  Just tell us how many people you want to feed.


Copas Box

Copas Turkeys

Event date: Thursday, 5 November, 2015 to Wednesday, 23 December, 2015

We're thrilled to be supplying these delicious, award winning, very very special turkeys again this year.

To order yours, pop in to the shop, email us at or telephone us on 01628 669999.



Christmas Hampers

Event date: Thursday, 5 November, 2015 to Thursday, 24 December, 2015

Beautiful Christmas hampers are now available to order from the Pantry.  These can be made up and ready to be collected until midday on Christmas Eve.

The perfect treat at Christmas.


There are 7 different types to choose from:


The Bigg-y One - £99.99

Monty Bojangles Taste Adventures Truffle Mix 225g

Teoni's Mixed Winter Selection Cookies 400g

Cachet 39% Organic Milk Chocolate Bar 100g

Cachet 72% Organic Dark Chocolate with Almonds bar 100g

MellowMallow Vanilla Handmade Marshmallows 85g

MellowMallow Raspberry Handmade Marshmallows 85g

C&B Milk Choc Chunk Biscuits Tin 200g

Weiss Glazed Gingerbread Bites 200g

RJ's Natural Soft Licorice 300g

Old Luxters Blood Orange Liqueur 500ml

Choc-O-Lait Caramel...

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Illyria presents Gilbert & Sullivan's "Iolanthe"

Event date: Saturday, 15 August, 2015

Set half in Fairyland, half in Westminster, this magical and romantic comic opera pokes fun at Love, Class and Coalitions - and on how those in authority really exercise the powers they have. It gets the complete Illyria treatment, faithfully performed by a reduced cast with live piano accompaniment.

To book or for more information, please click on the link below:


Wind in the Willows poster

London Contemporary Theatre Company presents "The Wind in the Willows"

Event date: Thursday, 6 August, 2015

Join Mole as he abandons his spring-cleaning for the riverbank, and stumbles into an adventure with Mr Toad and friends.  Mr Toad has an obsession for the fast and chaotic and it's left to his friends to save him from himself, to fight for good over evil and save Mr Toad's beloved Toad Hall.

In this hilarious adaptation, let us take you on a journey to see the Wild Woods, to experience mishaps with motorcars, battles with weasels and some simple messing about in boats.

To book or for further information, please click on the link below: