During December we are open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am–3pm, with last entry to the Museum at 2pm. At 3.30pm, the Colorado Lodge opens and at 4pm the grounds re-open for The Enchanted Garden of Light trail.

Americana Fest Friday

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Join us for our Friday festival launch! Featuring live music all the way from Portland Oregon, an all-American stand-up comedy line-up topped off with a Soul Funk disco with multi-award-winning DJ and much more.

Friday Festival Launch Night (6 to 11pm)

Reginald D Hunter

Erich McElroy. Abigoliah Schamaun

Blue Violet. Fellow Pynins

The Tupelos. Izzie Yardley

Asian Hawk

Stand-up comedy

Reginald D. Hunter

One of the most original voices in stand-up comedy. Hailing from Georgia, Reginald D. Hunter has taken his unique brand of social satire and dynamic storytelling across the globe. Multi-award-winning and no stranger to TV shows like QI, and Have I Got News For You?

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Fellow Pynins

Award-winning contemporary folk duo from Portland Oregon. With wielding claw-hammer banjo, Irish bouzouki, mandolin, and acoustic guitar, the duo sing original music as well as reworked traditional ballads gathered from their travels.

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Stand-up Comedy

Abigoliah Schamaun

A product of her New York stand-up roots; frank, funny, and unapologetic. She first showed her face in the UK comedy scene when she became a finalist in the Funny Women Comedy Awards 2010.

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Blue Violet

Blue Violet are anglo-Scottish alternative pop duo Sarah & Sam Gotley. Their debut album ‘Late Night Calls’ is out April 29th 2022, produced by the bands regular collaborator Rob Ellis (PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, Bat For Lashes).

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stand-up Comedy

Erich McElroy

Erich is a stand-up comedian and writer, originally from Seattle. His highly sought-after political comedy has led to numerous sell-out shows and great acclaim at the Edinburgh Festival and nationwide.

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American Soul Funk Party with Asian Hawk

4 time UK champion at the DMC World DJ Championships, Asian Hawk is a turntable wiz kid, mixing funk, soul, rnb, hiphop and more. He will be joining us for a set of the best of American soul and funk to kick off our festival weekend in style.


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