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View of a rose garden with warm sun lighting Ashridge House in the backgroundView of a rose garden with warm sun lighting Ashridge House in the background
View of a rose garden with warm sun lighting Ashridge House in the backgroundView of a rose garden with warm sun lighting Ashridge House in the background
View of a rose garden with warm sun lighting Ashridge House in the backgroundView of a rose garden with warm sun lighting Ashridge House in the background

Upcoming events

August 4 - September 15

ASHRIDGE HOUSE PRESENTS - UPFEST ART HOUSE

Building on the success of last summer's Sculpture Gardens exhibition, this year we are excited to present an extraordinary 5-week-long unforgettable experience as the creators behind Europe's largest live street art festival, Upfest, bring their vibrant urban art to our regal gardens. This summer, our picturesque grounds will be transformed into a stunning urban canvas, showcasing the talents of world-class street artists for a day out the whole family can enjoy.

December 2024

Ashridge house illuminated

Following the success of Ashridge House Illuminated in 2022, we are excited to announce that our Christmas lights experience is back for 2024, and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever before!

Since it’s never too early to be thinking about Christmas, register below for your early bird discounted tickets and be the first to book and experience the magic.

ashridge babies

Join the search and get in touch!

During World War II in 1939, Ashridge House transformed into a hospital, caring for 20,000 patients, and witnessing 2,700 births.

Over 80 years later, we invite those babies and their descendants to contact us and register, share their stories and be part of the celebrations this summer!

Click below to get in touch, or call us on 01442 841134, or email events@ashridge.hult.edu

June 7, July 5, August 9 & 30

Sunset Sessions

Get ready for the return of Sunset Sessions at Ashridge House. On select Fridays we invite you to come and enjoy live music in our courtyard, good times, and sundowners from our cocktail bar, The Vault. No booking required.

June 22 & 23

Great British Food Festival

The nations favourite food festival is back.

With an artisan market, live fire stage, chef demos and more food and drink than ever before, this year is not to be missed!

July 14, August 12 & September 1

House Tours

Embark on a magical journey at Ashridge House with our bespoke House Tours—where history and luxury seamlessly collide.

Led by our resident Ashridge House history expert, Nigel, uncover secrets nestled behind ancient bookcases, and dive into 700 years of captivating history.

July 14

Afternoon Tea

Treat yourself and loved ones to our quintessential afternoon tea. You’ll enjoy a selection of homemade delicious cakes and savouries created by our talented Chefs, accompanied by a range of teas and coffees.

Under 12£27.50

Adult£42.50

August

Art Collection Viewing

Step into the timeless walls of Ashridge House and take this unique opportunity to discover a captivating art collection spanning over 400 years.

See the extensive Egerton Collection, as Ashridge’s art historian answers your burning questions, taking you through the rich tapestry of the Egerton family and their relationship with Ashridge House.

August 21

ashridge reunion & 65th celebration

An event for retired employees of Ashridge to celebrate the 65th anniversary. Invite Only.

August 27, 28 & 29

Adventure Cinema

The UK's No.1 Outdoor Cinema tour is back with some incredible movies to watch under the stars. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket or camping chair and immerse yourselves in an open-air cinema experience like no other with the stunning backdrop of Ashridge House.

November 8 & 10

Murder Weekends

Step into a weekend of suspense with Joy Swift's Murder Mystery Weekends, where you become part of a captivating murder mystery experience. As you endeavour to crack the case, indulge in a package that includes two nights of accommodation, two nights of three-course dinners, daily breakfast, a Saturday buffet lunch, and cream tea.