The Electric William Burges Odyssey

Join us for a theatrical journey through the madcap mind of Knightshayes architect William Burges.

About this event

See the gardens as you have never seen them before!

Join us for an exploration of Knightshayes as you have never seen it before! Part theatre, part illuminated trail and featuring projections and lights, puppets and toffee apples, we are inviting you to jump into the madcap brain of Knightshayes designer William Burges for a 60 minute all weather show.

Please note:

  • Drive up main driveway and follow steward’s directions to parking. Please have your ticket with you. Please aim to arrive 30 minutes before the performance.
  • Please note the show takes place entirely outdoors and warm, weatherproof clothing is strongly advised along with sturdy walking shoes.
  • The show follows an accessible trail around our gardens. However if you have any accessibility requirements please email in advance of attending.
  • Children welcome, with the show aimed for over 8s.
  • To help illuminate your way through the darkness, we recommend you bring a torch or lantern. Your ticket will include a toffee apple. Please make us aware of any allergies.

Booking Information

Event times are:

  • 11/11/21, 7:00pm – 8:15pm
  • 12/11/21, 7:00pm – 8:15pm
  • 13/11/21, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • 13/11/21, 8:00pm – 9:15pm


Image courtesy of the National Trust via Knightshayes Facebook page: The Electric William Burges Odyssey (

Categories: Guided Activities and Tours, Seasonal


  • Family Friendly
  • Parking
  • Toilets

Venue: Knightshayes Court

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