The National

The National

24 to 28 May 2019

Ragley Hall, Park & Gardens, Alcester

Join us at our biggest outdoor event of the year

Each year we take over the grounds of a stately home to bring you the National. The National 2019 will be held at Ragley Hall, Park & Gardens in Alcester. Whether you are a member or not, you are welcome to come and join us in the Shakespeare country for a long weekend of fun, food and festivities, held over the Spring Bank Holiday. There are so many great activities for all ages, suitable for all of the family. Here are some of the things you can expect from the National 2019...

What's on at the National?

You're all invited to join us over the 2019 Spring Bank Holiday for outdoor fun and games on the grounds of Ragley Hall, Park and Gardens. Over the long weekend we offer fun, games and entertainment to suit everyone, plus a wide selection of food and drink in the Street Food Garden. Join in and take part in the non-stop shows and activities, or simply kick back and relax.

  • Pitch up over 3 nights from £102
  • Free daytime arena shows and dazzling evening entertainment
  • On the door entry for day visitors
  • Browse over 70 exhibitors in the Village area
  • Free games and activities for kids and grown-ups
  • Craft areas and competitions

Where will The National 2019 be held?

Venue information

Visitors of The National 2019 will be able to camp out in and explore Ragley Hall, Park and Gardens in Alcester, Warwickshire. Here you can immerse yourself in the charm of the stunning house and gardens, whilst finding opportunities to shop, eat, cycle or walk around the grounds. 

  • Location: Ragley Hall, Park & Gardens, Alcester B49 5NJ
  • Date: Friday 24 May 2019 to Tuesday 28 May 2019

Visit us for the day

Did you know you can visit just for the day? We offer day tickets for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, so you can enjoy the festivities, even if you can't stay for the whole weekend. What's more, under 18 year olds go free!

Buy Day Tickets

Information - ‘What’s On’ guide

Look out for your ‘What’s On’ guide to The National which will be sent with your entertainment tickets, sticker, map and final documents shortly before the event. This will contain details of how to take part in the event's activities and other useful information.


Highlights from The National 2018