2020 LEONARDSLEE - SPRING Friday 27th March - 1 Day Exhibitor

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Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens - RESERVES LIST At the moment we are unable to accept more bookings at our venue e events as we have had to reduce our exhibitor numbers massively to meet the guidance for social distancing, if spaces open up our will go to our reserves list.


2020 LEONARDSLEE - SPRING Friday 27th March - 1 Day Exhibitor

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VENUE:  Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens  has been described as 'The Finest Woodland Gardens in England'. First planted in 1801, the Grade I Listed gardens on the 240 acre estate feature outstanding scenery. Visitors can explore a wide range of features including the elegant 19th-century Italianate-style Mansion House, listed Grade II for architectural merit, the unique dolls’ house exhibition - and the rare colony of wallabies, wildfowl and huge carp in the seven ponds. Enjoy popular walking trails at Leonardslee and discover the historic beauty of the restored estate.

Experience the wide selections of refreshments available from the new restaurants and tea rooms. High-end dining and afternoon teas are served in the Leonardslee House and casual fare is served in the Clock Tower Cafe, Courtyard and other food stations throughout the gardens.  

CRYSTAL PALACE: (March & November): These events will include the Crystal Palace glasshouse - this is the Main Entrance to Leonardsleee and visitors enter and leave the via this premier sales space.

MARQUEE: Shopfest & The Handmade Affair will be held in the permanent marquee located next to Leonardslee House. The marquee is heated and has hard flooring, however we recommend dressing according to the weather conditions as it can still be chilly at times, especially on a windy day. Each event will have between 30-40 selected exhibitors.

INDOOR COURTYARD ROOM: This indoor space will be set up as an event room, with attractive decor this space has a lovely atmosphere with large barn style doors open to the outside. This is located next to the Dolls House Exhibition and Tower Cafe and near to the Mansion House (this space is often used often used as the Courtyard Cafe).


WORKSHOPS: We have a selection of workshops booked in and are always keen to find new tutors. Workshops will be held in the Mansion House. If you would like to be a tutor please do contact us.

Timings: 10am until 4pm



If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor but nit sure if we can accept you please register your interest here or email the office on sales@shopfest.co.uk


MARCH SPRING TIME - 3 day event
Friday 27th March
Saturday 28th March
Sunday 29th March

*Times TBC: 10am-4pm


Friday 28th August
Saturday 29th August
Sunday 30th August
Monday 31st August

*Times TBC: 10am-5pm



Friday 27th November
Saturday 28th November
Sunday 29th November
*Times TBC: 10am-4pm

Exhibitors have the option which day(s) to book.

Extra terms for this event: £25 of each ticket/space is taken as a deposit and is not refundable, and cancellations minus the deposit will be refunded up to 3 months prior to the event.

To hlep us to help you, all exhibitors are expected to share information about the event on their social media channels and/or mailing lists

Normal entry charges apply for non-members into Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens

This event is free within the venue.

Membership, Early Bird and Annual Pass tickets are available. 

*Exhibitors entry is included in the booking fee and restricted to 2 persons per booking