FAQs for Barn Dance Guests

Thank you so much for joining us for the Charity Link & Living Without Abuse Barn Dance at Bawdon Lodge Farm, Nanpantan on Saturday. 

We are delighted that you are joining us for what we are sure is going to be a great night!

We’ve a fantastic live band, an expert Caller (to show you the moves if you are new to barn dancing – as many of us are!), a lovely Ploughmans and some sweet treats (prepared by the team at Bawdon Lodge Farm) to help keep you going on the night and a welcome drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic choices available) to help get your night off to a great start…

all this whilst knowing that just by attending you are helping local people in need.

Remember you don’t need a ticket for the event, you’ll be on the guest list on the door  instead (if you have ordered tickets for guests who are arriving separately, please email us with their names if you have not already done so, so we can add them to the list).

We hope you will consider supporting the raffle on the night – we have some amazing prizes kindly donated by local businesses.  These include ‘A Gin Tasting at Home Voucher’ worth over £150, vouchers provided by local businesses, jewellery, gifts, hand tied bouquet and we can exclusively reveal – a bottle of the new Leicester Tigers Gin from Burleigh’s Gin, which is only released on the same day!!

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, and in the meantime please find below some FAQs regarding the event which we hope you will find helpful.


Charity Barn Dance FAQs



Guest arrival is from 7pm, with the first band set due to start around 7.30pm.  There will be a break for food (and for you to catch your breath!) before the band completes their second set.  There will then be the drawing of the raffle and a disco, with the event due to close at 11.30pm.


What is the minimum age to attend the event? 

Anyone over the age of 14 years is welcome.  As this is a charity event all tickets are the same price.


Is there a car park?

Yes there is ample free parking at Bawdon Lodge Farm. Please follow the signage and directions from Guest Assistants upon your arrival.  The car park will be locked at midnight. You may leave your car overnight at your own risk and collect between 9am and 12 noon the next day.


How do I get to the farm?

The address for the farm is:

Bawdon Lodge Farm

Nanpantan Road



LE12 9YE


For directions – Please visit www.bawdonlodgefarm.co.uk and click on “Click Here for Directions”.


What accessible facilities are there at Bawdon Lodge Farm?

The farm has designated accessible parking spaces along with an accessible drop off point.  The event is held on ground level and there are accessible toilet facilities too. Guest Assistants are on hand on the day to answer any questions you may have.


What are the refreshments?

A ploughman’s fair will be laid out with a selection of cheeses, bread, salad and ham and something sweet to finish.  You will be invited to help yourselves when there is a break in the dancing. If you or your party have any dietary requirements please email info@bawdonlodgefarm.co.uk before 5pm on Friday 7th September 2018.  (Food has been provided or donated from local businesses for the event so that the charities can benefit from monies raised through ticket sales).


How does the bar work?

Bawdon Lodge Farm is licensed and a bar will be available for this event for alcoholic and soft drinks to be purchased. Visitors are not permitted to bring their own drinks to the venue. Hot drinks are available to purchase over the bar too. Both cash and card payments are accepted on the bar.


Can I bring my dog?

The main event will be held in the Barn on the Farm; only guide dogs will be permitted inside.


I can’t make it – can I get a refund?

As this is a charity event, tickets are non-refundable.


Need to get in touch? 

If you have any urgent queries regarding the event after noon on Friday, please contact Rachel at Charity Link on 07960 070553.


If you have any questions about getting to the venue, accessibility, food on the night etc. please drop an email to hello@bawdonlodgefarm.co.uk or contact 01509268080 during office hours.  Please note due to events the team at Bawdon Lodge Farm are not always able to answer the phone so please do leave a message.