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The Great Garden Adventure with Shaun the Sheep

The Great Garden Adventure with Shaun the Sheep

Join the fun and frolics with Shaun the Sheep this summer at RHS Garden Bridgewater as he learns top tips about how to grow scrumptious fresh food from the garden to keep him in great condition…

Family trail

Daily, Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September
10am – 6pm, self-led trail

Come and join Shaun on his adventure though the garden as he learns what is needed to grow the best fruit and veg to keep him and his friends in tip top condition.

Suitable for all the family



Hide and Sheep

Daily, Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September
10am – 6pm, meadows

Find Shaun by searching for him with friends and family in the ‘Hide and Sheep’ zone and use Aardman’s free interactive, augmented reality app to bring Shaun to life in 3D, pose for a photo opportunity and complete the stamp collection. See how to download Aardman’s augmented reality app below.

Download Shaun’s Hide & Sheep AR Trail app

Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep Hide and Sheep A.R. Trail app can be downloaded from the App StoreGoogle Play or alternatively, scan the QR code at the garden. Once downloaded, enter the RHS Bridgewater location code 2022 and follow the markers at the garden to interact with Shaun in augmented reality.

© and TM Aardman Animations Ltd 2024

Shaun the Sheep Hide and Sheep AR Trail logo

Shaun’s O’Lamb’pics

Daily, Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September
10am – 4pm, meadows

Join us for our very own Shaun the Sheep inspired sports day – Shaun’s O’Lamb’pics. With Shaun hopper races and much more.

Suitable for all ages



Claystation sessions*

Thursday 25 and Tuesday 30 July, Tuesday 6, Friday 23 and Tuesday 27 August
1pm – 3.30pm, Middle Wood Events

Join us for an exciting model making activity where you can make your very own clay Shaun the Sheep.

Recommended for ages 6+
*£2 per person; please pre-book COMING SOON

Space Chickens

Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 July 
12noon, 2pm and 3pm

Earth’s unlikely hero: an adventurous chicken who is blasted into space to solve all our planet’s problems. Sounds ridiculous? Not for our heroic hen who will boldly go where no poultry has gone before… With stunning puppetry and original live banjo synth music, follow this rocketfuelled tale all on top of a van. Join us for an intergalactic adventure, from the hen house to the milky way.

Space Chickens is our brand new Puppet Van launching spring 2024! This is a madcap adventure following a chicken who is sent to space, with environmental themes and about the joy of growing things.

Recommended for ages 5+



Colour the Clouds Storytelling: The Great Bridgewater Adventure

Wednesday 24 July, Friday 9 and Wednesday 28 August
11am, 12noon 1.30pm and 2.30pm, Middlewood event space

Join Colour the Clouds this summer for an RHS Bridgewater Garden adventure. Shaun and his friends are visiting RHS Bridgewater over the summer to learn how to create his very own veg patch back at Mossy Bottom farm, but after a long day in the kitchen garden, when everyone has gone home Shaun and his pals like to explore the rest of the garden… and that’s when the real adventure begins.

Recommended for ages 3 -6 (older and younger siblings welcome)

RHS Bridgewater’s Walk About Garden

Sunday 21 and 28 July, Thursday 1, Friday 16 and Tuesday 20 August and Sunday 1 September
11am, 12noon 1.30pm and 2.30pm, in the garden

Bobby loves to garden. She loves to plant seeds and watch them grow. More than anything, she loves to share her garden and to show everyone they can plant a garden too (with a song or two thrown in for good measure!)

With her wheelbarrow, seedlings, plants and ukulele, Bobby will delight children with her gentle interactive walkabout theatre, chatting to families, sharing her gardening songs, and explaining how her plants grow, from the tiniest seeds to the most beautiful flowers.

Suitable for up to 10 years, and their families



Garden Adventures

Friday 2, Monday 5, Thursday 22 and Friday 30 August
11am, 12.15pm and 1.30pm

This summer, little adventurers can go on a special RHS Bridgewater garden adventure, where we find out what Shaun has been up to in the garden this summer.

Recommended for ages 3–6
*£2.50 per child; booking coming soon

Circus Raj

Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 August
Times TBC, in the garden

Rajasthan is home to the elite street circus performers from this fascinating region’s legendary entertainment communities, who combine their amazing skills. The cast of aerialists, acrobats, musicians, slack-rope walkers, giant puppets characters and the eye-watering displays by their fakir, present a colourful, vibrant, fast-moving extravaganza of intrigue, drama, feats of daring, music, laughter and surprise.

Visit the website for details HERE!

RHS Garden Bridgewater Telephone: 0161 503 6100

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Date And Time

20 Jul 2024 @ 10:00 to
1 Sep 2024 @ 18:00


Worsley, Manchester M28 2LJ


0161 503 6100
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