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House Tours and desserts

Why not add to your enjoyment ? Take a free tour of Waverley Abbey House.


Join a FREE guided tour of the beautiful first floor rooms of Waverley Abbey House. Tours will be available before the show on the Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Tours will be at 6.45pm, 7.10pm and 7.30pm and will last approximately 20 minutes. Just meet at the entrance of the house five minutes prior to each tour. No advance booking is needed – it’s first come, first served ! Owned by the uncle of Florence Nightingale, politicians and merchants over the centuries and hospital to hundreds of wounded soldiers during World War 1, Waverley Abbey House has a remarkable history. You will see how this once virtually derelict building has been restored to its former glory by the present day owners, CWR, a Christian charity. As well as offering a wide range of courses, the house today is available for hire for business meetings and private functions.



Delicious desserts are also available pre show – which one will you choose ?





Online booking at Haslemere


Nell Gwynn at Haslemere

See our show page  here

Ticket Prices below.

Curtain up at 8pm.Grounds open for picnics 90 minutes before curtain up. 

To book tickets click here


On completion of your booking you will receive an e-ticket.



Evenings £17 / £14 (Child/Student concession)

To book tickets click  here

Do you have a question about coming to a Guildburys PicnicTheatre show ?  

INFORMATION/FAQ for PicnicTheatre audiences  here

See details of Cold Comfort Farm our 2018 Picnic Theatre show here 

Online booking at Farnham

Nell Gwynn at Waverley Abbey House.
Guildburys are delighted to be supporting




On completion of your booking you will receive an e-ticket. 

Evenings at 8pm. Saturday matinee at 2pm. Grounds open for picnics 90 minutes before curtain up
To book tickets click  here 

Why not enjoy a delicious dessert available from the house and take a FREE house tour of the first floor rooms at Waverley Abbey House before you see the show ? See details here


Evenings £17 / £14 (Child/Student concession)

Matinee £14

DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION about coming to a Guildburys PicnicTheatre show ?

INFORMATION/FAQ for PicnicTheatre audiences  here
Show description  here

Twelfth Night 29 July – 1 Aug 2015 at Haslemere museum

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” 
“If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it….”
“Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.”

Twelfth Night portrait websiteAll the ingredients combined in a perfect recipe for success, Twelfth Night glows richly amongst Shakespeare’s best loved comedies.

Shipwrecked Twins, mistaken identities, relationships that are not what they seem and plotters plotting – life’s complex intertwining becomes gloriously unravelled in this delicious play.

A cross-dressing, ship-wreck surviving, poetry-loving girl who finds herself at the centre of a not-so-average love triangle.

What’s not to love ? Who’s not to love?

Who could not fail to be entranced ?

With some of the Bard’s most oft quoted lines and many of his best loved characters, this production will delight. Staged in the intimate surroundings of the the grounds of Haslemere museum from July 29 – August 1.

Twelfth Night continues our tradition of

Plays with Picnics, Pimms and Pure enjoyment.
Audiences are in for  a treat !

Ticket prices

Evening performances £15 (concessions for seniors and school students £13 )

Matinee performance £11.50



Online Booking summer shows

Online booking   NOW OPEN
Ticket prices 
Evening performances £15 (£13 concessions for seniors and school students ) 
Matinee £11.50

AUTUMN 2011 Nov 30 – Dec 3

Performing at The Electric theatre,Guildford

Better known in recent times as Private Godfrey in Dad’s Army, as a younger man Ridley was a successful West End playwright. The Ghost Train, first seen in 1923, is his best known and most frequently performed play.
Stranded in a lonely Cornish railway station late at night, an ill-assorted group of characters find themselves caught up in the eerie tale of a spectral train and the series of startling events that its imminent appearance sets in motion. The Ghost Train is a thrilling and chilling suspense drama with enough twists and turns to keep you guessing to the very end. Its special effects were unrivalled in its day and, even now, the dramatic appearance of the ghost train itself is a spectacular theatrical tour de force.
In the run-up to Christmas, Guildburys offer you a spooky evening out that will have you on the edge of your seat. So be ready for the hairs on the back of your neck to bristle in this theatrical bare-knuckle ride!

SUMMER 2011 July 13 -16

Performing open air at Farnham Castle
Shakespeare’s delightful pastoral comedy – previously presented by Guildburys at Farnham Castle in 1998 – is an intoxicating mix of romance, innocence, optimism and redemption. Infused with music and song, and containing one of the most famous speeches he ever wrote, it is a charming and uplifting celebration of the triumph of goodness over wrongdoing.

Concluding with no fewer than four weddings, it blazons Shakespeare’s belief in the importance of marriage as the basis of a stable relationship. And, in the silver-tongued character of Rosalind, he gives us one of his best-loved and most emotionally complex heroines.

Guildburys’ production of this timeless play will have a 1920s theme and, with its largely sylvan setting, As You Like It is ideally suited to the beautiful outdoor surroundings of the Castle. A date not to be missed in your summer calendar!

SPRING 2011 March 30 – April 2

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