• Acoustic and Folk Music Picnic

  • Sun, 19-08-2018 at 12:00
  • Bradgate Park Trust
    Bradgate Park
    LE6 0HB Leicester
Acoustic and Folk Music Picnic - Bradgate Park Trust - Leicester

Local and national names will join the Trust to celebrate Bradgate Park with a family friendly music day. Bring a picnic, relax and enjoy a great day out in the wonderful setting of Bradgate Park, Leicestershire's historic deer park.We are thrilled to announce a top line up with:Lady Maisery, Grace Petrie, Moore, Moss and Rutter, Vikki Clayton, Paul McClure, Kodiak Shack and Grand Union 3 supporting this great event.Tickets are £15 per person. Children under 10 are free to attend - but please ask for a child ticket on booking/book one online. Tickets can be purchased at our Shop and Visitor Centre. We can now take over the phone bookings (with payment by credit card) on 0116 236 2713 extension 25 between 11 and 4.30pm. Please note if you wish to have tickets posted to you there is an additional £1 admin charge to cover postage (just 1 charge for all tickets). Otherwise please arrange to collect them at the Visitor Centre which is in the heart of the Park and open daily. Tickets can also be purchased online at https://www.bradgatepark.org/Event/folk-picnicYou need to print the ticket to bring on the day.Car parking of £4 is pay and display on the day and not included in the ticket price. Start time 12 midday (Entrance to the Ruins from 11am via the East Gate nearest the Visitor Centre side of the Ruins). Ruins close 8.15pm A chance to see and hear national and local acoustic/folk songwriters in the wonderful setting of Bradgate House Ruins. Bring a picnic, relax and listen to superb music!Approx timings:Grand Union 3 12:00Kodiak Shack 12:45:Paul McClure 13:30Vicky Clayton 14:30Grace Petrie 15:45Moore Moss and Rutter 17:15Lady Maisery 18:45No alcohol sales, so bring your own. Alonzi Ice cream will have their popular ice cream bikes in the Ruins, and the Trust will be selling tea, coffee and cold drinks on site.Bradgate Park Trust volunteers will be have a number of displays and some simple activities for younger visitors including activities inspired by Bradgate Park.Sorry due to the amount of picnics and young children, other than assistance dogs - no dogs allowed.Car parking at the three Bradgate Park car parks is available but charges apply. Newtown Linford (entrance within the village, off Bradgate Road – alongside the use Post Code LE6 OHB for SatNav; Hallgates (Cropston) (off Roecliffe Road. Use Post Code LE7 7HQ for SatNav; We will also be arranging additional car parking on a adjoining fieid at this location. Hunts Hill (Old John) (off Sharpley Hill/Warren Hill) and opposite turn into Benscliffe Road use Post Code LE6 OAH for SatNav). For blue badge access please message the Trust.Please note there will NOT be a beer tent (please bring your own); Access to the Ruins from 11am; Ruins must be vacated by 8.15 pm.FAQS - please do remember this is a bargain price event and is NOT with all the festival goodies you might be used to! This is a fundraiser for the charity and will be run by our volunteers on the day. Based on last year PLEASE remember: 1. No BBQs; dogs or camping....2. Tickets will be checked on the gate and we will have simple hand stamps if you choose to leave part way through.3. We have been asked if tickets are refundable due to illness/now not coming/rain - sorry this is not the case. Terms and conditions are the same for all of our events.4. No beer tent - but we are happy for you to bring your own (we allow glass but please alert us if there are breakages as the area is rich in wildlife)5. You will have to walk to the Ruins from either of our 3 car parks (varies 1-1.5 miles) - it is a pleasant walk (although hilly if you park at Hunts Hill). Check our website under visit us for parking details. 6. Car Parking is £4 for the whole day - machines take coins - no cards or change. Cars can not be left in car parks over night7. Port-a-loos on site, or a 5 -10 min walk to our toilet blocks8. No drinking water in the Ruins - there will be sales9. There will be drink and icecream on sale in the Ruins10. Deer do live in the Ruins - the grass will have been cut a few days before but ... they do poo!11. Please do clear up your litter/take it home.. help us care for the historic ruins12 No tents/mega umbrellas; high backed chairs - do consider others around you..... no there isnt seating, bring rugs; low backed chairs13 First aid will be on siteOur volunteers will be circulating with information about supporting our work... please remember it is a fundraiser.