Picnicking and Dining

Marquee booking

Find out more about our weather-proof options.

Our marquees offer protection from the elements in the event of wet weather. If you would like to guarantee a place in a marquee, you can pay to reserve places (which include a table, tablecloth and chairs).

You can book online or by calling the Box Office on +44(0)1273 815000. Find out more about the marquees below.

Garden Marquee

Situated in the orchard near the deli, the Garden Marquee is an under-cover option with views across the gardens.

The Garden Marquee offers shelter against the elements during inclement weather, and the panels will be opened on warmer days, creating a shady retreat from the sunshine.

Reserve a place for £12 per person for:

Festival performances

Tour performances

Danielle de Niese and Sir Bryn Terfel: a musical celebration


Croquet Lawn Stretch tent

For Festival 2021 there is an additional stretch-tent on the Croquet Lawn to provide more under-cover space.

Reserve a place during the Festival for £12 per person


Greenhouse Marquee

The Greenhouse Marquee is adjacent to the Archive Gallery and the main car park. It accommodates up to 200 customers, and the panels will be opened during warmer weather. Picnic tables and chairs are provided.

Reserve a place for £7 per person for:

Festival

Danielle de Niese and Sir Bryn Terfel: a musical celebration

Subject to availability, a limited number of places in the Greenhouse Marquee may be available to use free of charge on the day, on a first-come-first-served basis. These will be available from the time the gardens open on the day of your visit.

During Tour performances at Glyndebourne places in the Greenhouse Marquee will be available free of charge on a first-come-first-served basis.


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