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The Walhampton Arts Festival 2019 - Animalia!

11 May
Starts: 11 May 2019 at 11:00
Ends: 11 May 2019 at 15:00

Walhampton School Grounds, Lymington, United Kingdom

The Walhampton Arts Festival is back!  

This year the theme is Animals. Prepare to be entertained by all the Walhampton children through drama, music, poetry, art and more, as we celebrate Animalia throughout our school grounds!  

The date is Saturday 11th May from 11am to 3pm. All children from Reception to Year 8 are involved and our alumni are very welcome to join current families and friends.


The Loop - 11am - 1pm 
You are invited to take a loop around the school grounds and enjoy the Prep children performing wonderful scenes from Narnia, Wind in The Willows, Just So Stories, My Family & Other Animals and more. There will be live animals for all to meet who will be part of ‘The Durrells’ sketch, featuring Oreo the Racoon and a Meerkat, Tegu, Tenrec , Armadillo, Burmese Python, Tarantula and a Blue Tongued Skink!

The Outdoor Stage
1pm onwards

Our school rock bands will be performing on the outdoor stage from 1pm, during lunch.
A showcase of animal themed performances.  All the children in Reception to Year 3 are joining forces to kick start the show at 2pm with a wonderful song, followed by scenes from War Horse, The Lion King and much more for you all to enjoy.


You are welcome to bring your own picnic or pre-order lunch from our brilliant Chef Carl's home-cooked pasta bar, which will be available from 12pm on the day. Adult portions cost £6.95 and smaller children’s portions cost £4. Please pre-order your food (below) by Friday 3rd May.

There will be other wonderful treats to feast on at the event. The Walhampton Parents' Association (WPA) are organising a scrumptious Narnia sweet stall full of surprises and providing a bar serving G&T's, Pimms, beer and wine.  There will also be a Greedo’s coffee van, The Fruit Shack smoothie van and other treats.  And look out for the animal photo booth.

Please bring cash for these stalls on the day - all proceeds are for the two school charities and the School Wish List.


The ticket price of the event is £10 per family, with food orders in addition if required. Adult lunch £6.95 per person, smaller children’s portions £4 each. Please note that spaces are limited to 30 alumni so please reserve your place as soon as possible.

Please make payment by:
- clicking on the Book today button below and making payment online
- sending a cheque payable to Walhampton School FAO Samantha Allen, Walhampton Arts Festival, Walhampton School, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 5ZG. Please confirm the names of those in your party and any lunch orders.
- bank transfer to sort code 30-95-32, account number 00383632 and send an email to to confirm payment, names of those in your party and any lunch orders.

In the event that you are not able to attend, please note that refunds can not be made - your payment will go towards the overall cost of the event with any profits going towards our school charities and the school wish list.

We can't wait to welcome you to our Arts Festival so you can see all the amazing performances that the children have been rehearsing.