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Waddesdon Manor

East Wing & Bachelors' Wing, Gardens, Aviary, Restaurants, Winter Light at Waddesdon: Bruce Munro, and Lights and Legends our theme in the House.

11 Nov-3 January 2016, including Mondays 21 & 28, Tuesdays 22 & 29 December. (Closed 24-26 December). 10am-5pm.

Later opening each Fri, Sat and Sun until 7pm

Make sure you catch our Winter Light son et lumiere illuminating the front of the house, from 4pm each day.

Our theme this year is Lights and Legends - decorations will reflect myths, stories and rituals from around the world, some traditional, some contemporary and some exotic but all celebrating light at this festive time of year. Outside, artist Bruce Munro will create a large piece of immersive, light art which will take you on a sensory journey through one of the most beautiful parts of the garden, beyond the Aviary. This is the final year of Bruce Munro’s Waddesdon residency, so not to be missed. There will also be a light show, Transformation, projected on the front of the House too. On the hour and half hour each day from dusk this dramatic son et lumière devised by Woodroffe Bassett, will bathe the Manor’s ornate façade in rainbow colours. Two giant sculptures, Lafite, by artist Joana Vasconcelos, in the form of candlesticks made of Rothschild Lafite wine bottles, new this year in front of the House, will also be lit up.
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Waddesdon at Christmas
16 Nov - 6 Dec 2015

Two of our most popular and long-running events, the Christmas Gift Fair and the Food Market will, this year, be brought together into one spectacular Christmas Fair offering both gifts and festive foods. The Fair will be held on the South Front of the Manor, overlooking the Parterre and the Vale of Aylesbury. Each of the 55 stall holders will be housed in a charming wooden chalet.
Lunch and afternoon tea
served daily in the Manor restaurant throughout the festive season
Waddesdon Manor
Near Aylesbury
HP18 0JH
Booking Line: Monday-Friday 10.00 - 4.00
01296 653226
Additional services provided:

Chalk Farm Publishing Ltd, Riverside Lodge, Collier Close, Camerton, Bath BA2 0QB, UK
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