We thought it would be helpful to give you the lowdown on what to expect at Proms & Prosecco in the Park, so we’ve put together this little list of frequently asked questions. But, if there is anything else that you would like to know about the event, just get in touch and we’ll be happy to help!
Can I bring my dog to Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
Unfortunately, as much as we love our furry friends, dogs are not permitted at this event, with the exception of assistance dogs
Are BBQs allowed at Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
Firepits, BBQs and campfires are not permitted at this event
Can I bring a gazebo, mini-marquee, or tent?
Temporary structures of any type are not permitted at this event for safety reasons
Can I bring my own drinks and alcohol to Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
You are very welcome to bring your own drinks, including alcohol, to accompany your picnic. We would also encourage you to also support our local traders by purchasing some food and drink from our food stalls and bars.
Do I have to stay for all of Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
No, not at all. You can stay for all of the afternoon and evening or just for some of the event, or leave the event and return later if you like. A wristband will be issued to anyone leaving the event and wishing to re-enter. Re-admittance will only be permitted to those with a wristband.
Can I walk to Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
Yes, the pedestrian entrance to Chetwynd Deer Park will be open on Chetwynd Road. It is a short walk up a small incline from this entrance. We do ask that you avoid parking on Chetwynd Road or on Deer Park Drive.
Is parking available at Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
There is ample free parking available on site. Please follow the signage to the car parks and park as directed by our marshals.
Will there be a big screen showing the Last Night of the Proms live from the BBC?
Proms & Prosecco in the Park is not a live screening of the Last Night of the Proms from the BBC. There are only 4 such screenings around the UK in major cities. Proms & Prosecco in the Park is a live music event featuring music from soloists, choirs, quartets and quintets, with all of the favourites from the Last Night of the Proms.
Is Proms & Prosecco in the Park suitable for families?
Absolutely, the event is suitable for all generations! Tickets for under 13’s are free of charge, but please note that you do still need to order a ticket for children under 13. All children must be accompanied by an adult and we have lots of activities for children as well as acres of space for them to run around and stretch their legs! We encourage you to get a big family group together as there will be something for everyone!
Can I bring a table and chairs to Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
This is an outdoor event with no seating provided, so please do bring your own seating. We encourage you to bring picnic blankets, table, chairs and any home comforts to help you settle in for a relaxing afternoon and evening.
What happens if it rains at Proms & Prosecco in the Park?
In the Great British spirit, Proms & Prosecco in the Park will go ahead regardless of the weather! It is an outdoor event, so please bring clothing suitable for the weather. Wellies, brollies and anoraks will be useful if it’s raining, but hopefully it will be sun hats and sun creams that are required!
Is Proms & Prosecco in the Park suitable for people with a mobility issue or disability?
Yes, it is. We have disabled parking right next to the seating area and the ground is very flat. You are welcome to pick the best spot for you to enjoy the event, whether that’s close to the stage, car park, toilets or food stalls. Our friendly marshals will be very happy to provide any other assistance that is required. If you need more information in advance of the event, or if you have any questions, please contact us or phone 01952 371476.
What time does Proms & Prosecco in the Park start?
The gates to Chetwynd Deer Park will open at 2pm and the live music begins at 3pm. The event is scheduled to finish at 9pm.