Is there parking on site?
There is no parking available at the Allenbourn School site (limited disabled parking for blue badge holders). Please use town centre public car parks. If these are full overflow parking is available at Queen Elizabeth’s School. Please take care walking in to town from this car park.
Can I bring my dog?
Unfortunately, as the site at Allenbourn is a school playing fields, dogs are not permitted. Dogs can be taken to the town centre sites. However as the forecast is warm and the town will be busy we strongly recommend that our four legged friends are left at home in the cool.
Are there toilets at Allenbourn site?
Yes we have event toilets, including 3 accessible event toilets, available for use.
Is there catering at Allenbourn site?
Yes the Village Green Cafe will have their mobile cafe on site serving hot and cold drinks, sweet and savoury crepes, snacks and ice creams. The Cafe at Walford Mill is also just a short stroll along the riverside and the town centre just five minutes walk away.
Can I bring a picnic?
Yes of course you are welcome to bring a picnic to the Allenbourn site. Please ensure that you tidy up after your picnic and use the bins provided for any litter.
Is it all free?
All of the living history events are free. Everything on Allenbourn School site will be free, as will everything taking place on the Minster Green and Priest’s House Museum. The Trench Warfare exhibition at the Allendale Centre is also free.
The only ticketed (payable) events are:
- The Great War – Storytelling and Music with Harp and a Monkey on Friday at 7pm (Priest’s House Musem)
- The Gathering – documentary theatre on Saturday at 7.30pm (Allendale Centre)
- Rise Up, Women! – Talk by author Diane Atkinson on Sunday at 1.30pm (Allendale Centre)
- The Battle of the Ancre and Advance of the Tanks – Film on Sunday at 7pm (Allendale Centre)