Band playing at outdoor event

What's on

Lesnes Abbey Woods values the community around us and welcomes you to join us for a host of events, activities and workshops. Be part of it!

There is plenty to do: Fitness and art classes; school and group visits; events and volunteering opportunities.

Lesnes Twilights The Cygnet Committee

An early evening event with a live band, street food galore to tempt your culinary taste buds with paying bar in the Monk’s Garden. The amazing Cygnet Committee will be…

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Creative Crafters Paper Quilling

Why not come to Lesnes Abbey Lodge to learn the relaxing craft of paper quilling.  Our Lodge overlooks the abbey and park and is the perfect location to learn something…

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Our Teacher’s A Troll

After a sell-out season in 2021 The Ruined Theatre is excited to be bringing back a bigger and bolder production of OUR TEACHER’S A TROLL! A pair of terrible twins…

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Lesnes Active

From a gentle stroll to yoga, pilates or tai-chi classes, Lesnes Active brings you  a great selection of activities to get you moving.

Yoga class sitting in lotus position

Book an exercise class

Try out our free trim trail

Walking group in the woods

Join one of our friendly walking groups

Explore all our activities

Whatever your level of fitness or interests, join us to improve body and mind, make friends and get out and about. There's plenty more on our Lesnes Active page.

Lesnes Learn

It's good to keep learning! Take advantage of our versatile classrooms and outside spaces to learn something new or make something surprising.

Happy woodworkers


Children showing their hand-made masks

Schools programme

A happy group gathering

Group opportunities