A Grade ll listed house with extensive landscaped gardens, gifted for the use and enjoyment of the people by Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens of the Stephens' Ink Company.

Events - all proceeds go towards keeping the Gardens open for all to enjoy

Hop to it - Easter Trail

Sun 2nd Apr

13.00 - 15.00

Hop-on down to the Gardens for our egg-citing Easter Trail.

Follow the clues and claim your prize 

£4 per child/map. Booking essential

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Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 16th Apr

Sunday is lunch served in the house from 12:00 to 14:30.

Booking for lunch is essential please email info@stephenshouseandgardens.com  giving number of guests and time required and a contact phone number

or call 020 8346 7812, option 1,

Almost St George’s Day Dinner

Thu 20th Apr


Love our Sunday Lunches? This one is for You

With a nod to St George’s Day, join us for an English themed evening in the Victorian Dining Room. Including London G&T, Roast Beef and Yorkshires, English Cheeses and Somerset Cider Brandy.

(Vegetarian options available)  See the full menu by following the link above

Tickets £26  Members £24

Over 18's only. Booking essential

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements catering@stephenshouseandgardens.com

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Sunday Lunch in the House

Sun 14th May

Sunday is lunch served in the house from 12:00 to 14:30.

Booking for lunch is essential please email info@stephenshouseandgardens.com  giving number of guests and time required and a contact phone number

or call 020 8346 7812, option 1,

Veggie Supper in the Dining Room

Thu 18th May


Did you know that Henry Stephens and Spike Milligan were vegetarians?

So for National Vegetarian Week, come along and sample a tasting menu supper, showcasing our vegetarian menu. Accompanied by Vegetarian wines (Vegan food options available) 

Tickets £26 Members £24 Over 18's only.


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June Garden - Watercolour Painting Workshop

Sun 11th Jun

10.30 -15.30

Inspired by seasonal flowers and the surroundings at Stephens House & Gardens, you will learn how to paint garden scenes whilst embracing the fluid nature of watercolour.

Laura will be teaching a small group in a spacious venue, where there is plenty of light and ventilation. (Please note if you have access issues regarding stairs please contact us)
Attendees will bring their own materials. Complete list provided on booking.

Attendees bring their own materials. The list can be downloaded from the link above

(If you are new to watercolour and need to borrow materials, Laura can provide paints, brushes and paper for an extra fee of £7.00, payable to her in cash on the day). please let us know if you reuire this

All levels of ability welcome; places are limited.

To find out more about Laura Fishman’s art, visit her website: http://www.laurafishmanart.com

Tickets £60

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Jane Austin’s Emma

Wed 21st Jun


Join the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company for a riotous Regency rom-com! Meet misguided matchmaker Emma as she tries to play Cupid in this hilarious yet faithful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s satirical story. This fast-paced, physical and funny show is filled with romance, music and The Pantaloons’ own charming brand of theatrical chaos.

Tickets £18 under 16yrs £14

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thu 29th Jun


Outdoor Theatre on the Main Lawn

Shakespeare’s classic comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem, is brought to life by family favourites Quantum Theatre in their wonderfully funny and exuberant production.

Set on that most dangerous of nights when fairies are abroad and nothing is as it seems four young, unsuspecting, lovers become entangled in their magical affray and soon no mortals are safe in those bewitched and bewitching woods outside Athens….

“I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was…”

Tickets £18 under 16yrs £14

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The Mikado

Thu 6th Jul


Open air performance on the main Lawn

The Mikado moves to  Ancient Rome in Opera Anywhere’s ingenious new production. Familiar characters, including the Lord High Executioner, Koko and Nanki-Poo, find themselves in a new setting as they compete for the hand of Yum Yum, whilst trying not to fall foul of the emperor’s displeasure and lose their head!

With well-known songs including “I’ve got a little list”, “Three little maids from school” and many more, you can sing along to this hilarious journey with a fresh take on a well-loved story.

Tickets £25, Under 16yrs £20 

Limited offer 4 Adult tickets £80,     2 Adult & 2 under 16yrs £75

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Sun 9th Jul


Outdoor Theatre in the Bothy Garden

Follow the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons down the rabbit hole for their own hilarious take on Lewis Carroll’s nonsensical novel.

All the unusual suspects are here: the mirthful Mad Hatter, the perpetually late White Rabbit, the quarrelsome Queen of Hearts and, of course, the adventurous Alice herself. A delightfully anarchic show that gets curiouser and curiouser with live music and audience interaction.

Tickets £18  under 16yrs £14

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The Sounds of Summer

Fri 14th Jul

19.00 - 23.00

Feel Good Music in a Feel Good Place

Featuring live music from The Johns, a three piece band who play rock'n'roll from the 60s and 70s plus some cool new wave,  cash bar and barbecue.  (see menu link)

Follow our Hits Trail to win Sunday Lunch for four or just relax in our beautiful Gardens

Tickets £12.50,  Members  £8.00

Over 18's only

Entrance from 19.00 via East End Road Gate

Please note : We are a licensed Premises. Alcohol not purchased on the premises is not allowed

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The Wind in the Willows

Sun 16th Jul

11.30 & 14.30

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats…”

Spring is in the air and Mole has found a wonderful new world. There's boating with Ratty, a feast with Badger and high jinx on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad.  What more could such firm friends wish for? But after Toad's latest escapade, can they join together and beat the wretched weasels?

Join Mole, Ratty and Badger on their mad-cap adventures in this heart-warming tale of friendship, mishap and mayhem in Quantum Theatre’s  adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s family favourite.

Tickets £12.50, Early Bird Four Tickets for £45 (subject to availability)

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