Opera in the Park

Culford's opera in the park 2016

We are pleased to announce that Opera in the Park 2017 will take place on Saturday 17 June. Early bird tickets are now available at the reduced price of £25/£12 for concessions until Friday 17 March. Click here to book...

Join Culford for the highlight of the 2017 summer season, when the internationally acclaimed London Festival Opera return for a midsummer's evening to remember. Operatic favourites and popular showstoppers will be performed on the glorious South Front terrace: a night made for music lovers! This year the company will take the audience on a journey of Opera through history: from the music of the court of Henry VIII right through to 20th-century showstoppers from Puccini and Gilbert and Sullivan.

Watch the Opera in the Park Video Trailer 

Opera in the Park 2017: Sublime Music in a Glorious Setting

This year’s Opera in the Park promises to be even better than last year’s sell-out performance. As well as being able to enjoy the sublime music, with extensive highlights, guests will have a chance to explore the Culford Estate and buy or bring a picnic to eat before the performance. Picnics (suitable for 2 people) are available to buy in advance for £45.00, please select the option via online booking. The grounds will be open for picnics from 5.00pm, with the performance starting at 7.00pm.

All proceeds from this event will go to The Culford School Foundation, specifically for projects within The Campaign for Culford, which include:

  • Redeveloped Art department
  • Refurbished Ashby Dining Hall
  • Archives and Heritage Lounge
  • Refurbished Hastings & Skinner teaching block
  • The Bursary Fund

There will also be a raffle in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

Want to find out more? Click here to read our answers to frequently asked questions. If you have any further queries, please contact us on 01284 385310 or email foundation@culford.co.uk 

Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets for Opera in the Park cost £35 and £17 for concessions. Gourmet picnics for two cost £45.00 and a vegetarian option is available. Click here to find out more...

For a limited-time Early Bird ticket prices are available at £25 and £12 for concessions. Book now as this offer will only be available until Friday 31 March. 

Online ticket Booking

Opera in the Park 2016