Discover a world of honey
This summer discover over 30 high quality local producers and food vendors with a wide range of local produce, including honey! All in the beautiful and historic surroundings of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens for a day of guided walks, demonstrations, family activities and live music.
Expert demonstrations and guided walks
Waggle Dance with Leonie Pony. Fun activity for all the family, learn a few simple dance moves with Leonie Pony and Waggle Dance like a Bee!
Live music Saturday
ARCO String Quartet – playing classical favourites, easy listening gems, jazz classics and pop covers and arrangements.
Unholy Gospel Band – five piece band playing across the genres of folk, blues, soul and country music. Featuring songs by Mahalia Jackson, the Staple Singers, Jackie Wilson and much more.
Live Music Sunday
The 77’s – two piece, energetic arrangements of popular classics
Manukahunney Blue – four piece band led by Siobhan playing everything from James Brown and Sam Cooke to Joni Mitchell, Jill Scott and Roy Ayers.
Talks are all socially distanced. Households and bubbles will be seated in clearly marked and socially distanced seating squares within the talks/performance area.
We are excited to have the following local food producers and vendors selling their high quality produce.
Art and Non Food
Food to go
Please note we will go ahead with the fair in the event of bad weather, unless there are exceptional circumstances. We will make cancellation announcements as soon as possible both through email to those who provided an address and via this webpage.
Further FAQs will be uploaded closer to the event.
Exclusive English fine bone chine tea sets inspired by our historic royal palaces. Collect our traditional Palace china afternoon tea sets, with designs including elements from all our royal palaces.
In our home section you will find stylish lifestyle home accessories and furnishings, including cushions, tapestries, ornaments and much more which will add those finishing touches to make your room complete.