June 9, 2024

An Afternoon With Birds Of Prey

Join us, in the Victorian Walled Garden at Thoresby Park for an afternoon with Birds of Prey.

As usually seen at some of the largest events and prestigious venues across the UK, Alistair Leese, your host, will fly some of our treasured, dynamic and exciting show birds, who usually entertain large crowds.

If you have been on one of our experiences at Thoresby, this event will provide the opportunity to see some of our different birds, as well as see some familiar faces in a different light. The birds are flown to music and it provides a very special spectacle.

The Walled Garden at Thoresby is usually closed to public, so we are very thankful to the estate to allow us to invite you to enter and enjoy this exclusive event. The profits, from this event will go towards further plans to make this unique area come alive once again. Only ticket holders will be able to see the birds in action – a large wall stands in the way otherwise!
There will also be a BBQ, an ice cream van, a face painter and more!

This Years Special Guest!

We are delighted to welcome Meirion Owen from Quack Pack to add another fabulous element to this special event.

Meirion is a great friend of ours and resides in Carmarthenshire, in South Wales. He is a very accomplished and well-respected sheepdog handler and judge. His duck herding demonstrations are designed to showcase the amazing talents of border collies and the communication between handler and dog. His demonstrations are informative, educational and highly entertaining. They are also interactive, allowing hands-on adult and child participation.

Schedule of event*

11.30pm – Walled Garden opens to ticket holders

12pm – Intro and 1st Bird of Prey Display by Hawkeye

12:45pm – 1st Display by Special Guests – Meirion Owen From Quack Pack

1:15pm – Lunch. This is your free time. You could eat your own picnic in the walled garden or make the most of the Thoresby BBQ & Ice-cream Van. You could enter the archery competition – with the prize being a bird of prey experience for two

2:15pm – 2nd Bird of Prey Display by Hawkeye

3pm – 2nd Display by Quack Pack

3:45pm – Photo opportunity! Have a photo with one of our beautiful birds (small charge applies). Alternatively you can relax in the walled garden and exit the walled garden when you would like to

4pm – Walled Garden closes

*subject to change

Share An Afternoon With Birds Of Prey

Thoresby Park