Events for Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

BBC Flog it

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

11th March 2016, 09:30 - 16:00

The popular BBC One antiques series is coming to Herstmonceux Castle. Don't miss your chance to have up to three antiques or collectables valued for free by experts from the show between 9.30am - 4pm.
If selected for filming you might be in with a chance of making some money by selling your items at auction a few weeks later.
For further information please contact 0117 974 7839 or email flog.it@bbc.co.uk

Hamlet

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

15th May 2016

The Festival Players Theatre Company present Hamlet, open air Shakespearean Theatre
Bring rugs, cushions, low backed chairs, picnics and an Elizabethan appetite for gloriously liberating open air theatre.
Tickets £16.50 (Students £12.50) Please phone 01323 834479
5pm in the Castle's Inner Courtyard

Feathers, Flights and Beat

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

22nd May 2016, 10:00 - 17:00

A Hands on Experience including Birds of Prey, Archery and Medieval Drumming. Come and enjoy a wonderful day in our gardens and grounds and for the same price as standard entry enjoy these three wonderful experiences.
Adults £6.00, U16 £3.00, Children under 5 Free, Concessions £4.95 & Family £14.00
Any enquiries please call 01323 834479

Zimbabwean Sculpture

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

29th May 2016 - 21st August 2016

Hilary Manuhwa will be presenting workshops on Sunday 19th June & Sunday 17th July, create your own stone sculpture... Hilary will teach you all that is needed to produce your own piece of art, from choosing your stone, to carving and polishing it. The cost of this experience will be £50 for the full day.
To book your place contact Bob Perry on 01323 834479 or email conf@bisc.queensu.ac.uk

Hilary is also staging his Summer Exhibition each day (10am - 5pm) until 21st August.

Primavera Chamber Ensemble

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

19th June 2016

As one of Britain's foremost ensembles, the flexible mixed chamber ensemble Primavera has created an enviable reputation with an accolade of reviews at international festivals across Britain and Europe, alongside many appearances on the South Bank and Wigmore Hall.
Programme, ticket cost and booking details to be confirmed.
7.30pm in the Ballroom

The Heroes Band

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

2nd July 2016

Open air concert in aid of Help for Heroes.
The purpose of the Help for Heroes charity is to deliver an enduring national network of support for the UK's wounded service men and women and their families.
Supporting this charity, The Heroes Band was formed in 2014 and now has over sixty musicians to call upon, including ex-members of such military bands as The Royal Marines, The Life Guards, The Blues and Royals, The Grenadier Guards and the Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards.
The band's Director of Music is David Smart LLCM an ex-member of the Life Guards Band of the Household Cavalry and their President is Wing Commander Duncan Stubbs, the current Principal Director of Music of the Royal Air Force Music Services.
Tickets £17.50 (Seniors & U16 £15.00) Please phone 01323 834479
6pm in the Castle's Inner Courtyard

The Aanna Colls Singers

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

3rd July 2016

Aanna Colls who graduated from The Guildhall School of Music has enjoyed a distinguished solo singing career with the BBC Singers and leading orchestras in both the UK and overseas.
The Aanna Colls Singers are her pupils who sing together in an ensemble of twenty two for this concert,
Programme, ticket cost and booking details to be confirmed.
7pm in the Ballroom

National Garden Scheme Open Day

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

14th July 2016, 10:00 - 17:00

Come and enjoy our gardens and grounds in the height of Summer and your entrance will be donated to the National Garden Scheme.
Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply: Adults £6.00, U16 £3.00, Children under 5 Free, Concessions £4.95 & Family £14.00
For further details please phone 01323 834457

Romeo & Juliet

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

24th July 2016

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is the most famous love story in the world and the GB Theatre Company suggest that you bring rugs, cushions, low backed chairs and an Elizabethan appetite for an evening of gloriously liberating open air theatre.
Dressed in Elizabethan costumes the cast will perform the Bard's story of the brawling Capulet's and Montague's against the Castle's magnificent backdrop.
Tickets £16.50 (Students £12.50) please phone 01323 834479
5pm in the Castle's Inner Courtyard

England's Medieval Festival

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

27th August 2016 - 29th August 2016

The largest, most authentic medieval festival in the UK and a complete day out for the entire family. Enjoy the thrill of knights, battles, castle siege, parades, falconry, crafts, traders, kid's kingdom, magicians, jesters, hog roasts, local ales and much more medieval mayhem!
Day visitors, weekend camping, glamping and B&B available in the grounds.
Cars should use Wartling Road entrance and a shuttle bus is also provided from Polegate Station to Herstmonceux Castle throughout the festival.
Advance discount tickets available www.EnglandsMedievalFestival.com
For more information please contact info@mgel.com or 020 8150 6767
Open daily 10am - 6pm (rain or shine)

Herstmonceux Castle Wedding Fair

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

23rd October 2016, 10:00 - 16:00

What's on Magazine presents The Herstmonceux Castle Wedding Fair.
Come and research your big day and discover the best local suppliers for wedding dresses, photography, catering and much much more. All within the castle, a magnificent wedding venue in its own right.
For further information please call 01323 834479

Glissando Harp Concert

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

5th March 2017, 15:00 - 17:00

Glissando are an exciting harp ensemble involving some of the top harpists across Sussex. Their repertoire is stylistically diverse – well known folk tunes and popular classics alongside pieces by prominent composers for harp.
The ensemble features harpists from all walks of life, each with their own style, coming together to perform music which is both aurally and visually spectacular.

For tickets please visit http://www.wegottickets.com/event/387800

On the door ticket price will be £15

Castle Connections

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

20th May 2017 - 21st May 2017

Celebrating activities connected to Herstmonceux Castle, including Archery, Birds of Prey, Living History and others to be confirmed.

Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply:

Adults – £6.00
U16 – £3.00
Children under 5 – Free
Concessions – £5.00
Family – £14.00

The Aanna Colls Singers Spring Concert

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

20th May 2017, 19:30 - 21:30

Aanna Colls who graduated from The Guildhall School of Music has enjoyed a distinguished solo singing career with the BBC Singers and leading orchestras in both the UK and overseas.

The Aanna Colls Singers are her pupils who sing together in an ensemble of twenty two for this concert.

Programme, ticket cost and booking details to be confirmed.

National Garden Scheme Open Day

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

27th May 2017, 10:00 - 17:00

Come and enjoy the spring colours and explore the gardens and grounds and your entrance will be donated to the National Garden Scheme.

Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply

Adults – £6.00
U16 – £3.00
Children under 5 – Free
Concessions – £5.00
Family – £14.00

Exhibition Zimbabwean Sculpture

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

1st June 2017 - 31st August 2017

Hilary is staging his Summer Exhibition each day until 31st August (10am – 5pm)

Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply:

Adults – £6.00
U16 – £3.00
Children under 5 – Free
Concessions – £5.00
Family – £14.00

Primavera: Father`s Day Concert

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

18th June 2017, 19:30 - 21:30

Primavera’s explores relationships between sons, daughters and fathers in a programme of surprising and fresh repertoire

Haydn: Gypsy Rondo

Leopold Mozart: Divertimento

JC Bach: Keyboard Quartet in G major W B66

Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Op.81

Tickets £22

Online bookings: www.primavera-ensemble.co.uk or please call 01233 622971 for reservations.

Sponsored by Richard and Christine Dobbs

Tattoo at the Castle, A Musical Evening in aid of ABF, The Soldiers` Charity

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

9th July 2017, 17:30 - 21:00

An Open Air Concert and Beating Retreat with Band and Corps of Drums of

The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment

Tickets: Adults – £10.00 and Children under 16 – £5.00

Gates open at 5.30pm and performance starts at 7.30pm. Entrance via Wartling Road

Bring rugs, cushions, low back chairs and lastly your picnics!!

For further details and ticket please call 01323 834479

Aanna Colls Singers Summer Concert

Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex

16th July 2017, 19:30 - 21:30

Programme: The Aanna Colls Singers in lighter mood

Tickets £15 from www.aannacollssingers.co.uk, counterpointac@aol.com and 01323 833011