Chance to relive an elegant era

Regency Festival Gunby Hall EMN-150423-133125001
Regency Festival Gunby Hall EMN-150423-133125001

Be transported back to a sophisticated Regency period at Gunby Hall and Gardens on bank holiday Monday, May 4.

Dozens of costumed guests will mingle with visitors for photo opportunities and displays.

There will be Regency dance demonstrations, period hat and costumes sales as well as a period picnic, procession to the church in the grounds followed by a traditional service.

“We love turning back the clock to this elegant era,” said house manager Astrid Gatenby.

“The Regency re-enactors really bring Gunby to life and you feel you’ll bump into Mr Darcy or Elizabeth Bennett at any moment.

“This year there will be a traditional period church service in St Peter’s Church as well as the usual dance displays and picnic. The croquet will be out and we hope many families will make a day of it”.

Gunby’s Regency Day starts at 11am; last admission is 4pm. The event is free for National Trust Members. For non-members it’s £7.50 for house and gardens or £5 for gardens only. There are concessions for families.

Gunby Hall and Gardens are located off the A158 between Spilsby and Skegness. Well behaved dogs on leads and are more than welcome in the gardens and grounds as are picnics. For more information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gunby-hall or ring 01754 890102.