Come to the Great Bason Fair!

Sunday 14 February 2016

10.00am - 4.00pm

fair logoThis Elizabethan-themed Fair, marking the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, will be a Fun Family Day in the beautiful setting of Bason Botanic Gardens. As part of the weekend there will be performances of Macbeth on Friday and Saturday with the Fair on Sunday.

Refreshments and Entertainment!

Bring family and friends!

  • Adults $10.  Children under 15 yrs Free. Family of four $20
  • Tickets available at the BBG Entrance, 552 Rapanui Road, Whanganui
125118 004 B164E787

Demonstrations and Activities include:

  • Archery
  • Blacksmithing
  • Elizabethan Dancing
  • Fencing

  • Clydesdale horses
  • Hobby Horse Jousting
  • Skittles
  • Tug of WarB802122
  • Three Legged Race
  • Sack Races


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  • Period Music
  • Boutique and artisan foods and drink
  • Actors in period costume – spot Black Adder, Queenie, Baldrick
  • Craft Stalls