2018 Events

Tea Dance in the Castle Ballroom

Sunday 14th October, 2–5pm

£10.00 per person, includes Tea, Coffee and Cookies

Price includes entrance to the Gardens and Grounds

For bookings telephone 01323 834479 or email

Payment on booking

Halloween Horrors

Sunday 28th October 2018, 10am – 4pm

Come in costume to win Best Dressed Ghost or Best Spook-tacular Family.

  • Decorate a Cookie
  • Spelling Trail
  • Decaying Corpse Game
  • Castle Tours
  • Wizard Storytelling
  • Frankenstein Bowling

And so much more to do…so please join us for a bewitching day at Herstmonceux Castle.

Normal Gardens and Grounds charges apply.
Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children under 16 years £3, Children under 5 free, Family Ticket £14

Enquiries 01323 834479

The Drawtones Jazz, Funk and Contemporary

Sunday 18th November 2018

4pm Admission into the gardens and grounds

Doors 7pm, Show 7.30pm, Interval 8.30 – 9pm, Show ends 10pm.

A brand new show from the very talented band The Drawtones. Authentic Hammond Jazz and Funk now blended with an upbeat Contemporary set with superb vocals from London based vocalist Poppy Rawles.

The Drawtones have appeared with Curtis Stigers, Avery Sunshine, Derek Nash, Martin Shaw and The London Belles.

Having appeared at Pizza Express on 3 previous occasions they always deliver a fantastic live performance.

Tonight’s show will feature music from Jimmy Smith, George Duke, Freddie Hubbard, James Ingram, Lee Morgan, The Emotions, Ed Sheeran, Four Non Blondes, Jessie J, Alanis Morisette , Journey and many more…

Band Line Up

Rod Pooley – Hammond Organ & Keys

Poppy Rawles – Lead Vocals

Julian Nicholas – Saxophone

Andy Williams – Guitar

Simon Brewin  – Bass

Jessica Dann – Drums

Tickets £12 – Please call 07799 800656

Christmas at Herstmonceux Castle

The perfect venue for your festive gathering

Selected dates:

    • Dinner on Friday 14th and 21st December

    • Festive Lunch with Carols on Sunday 16th December

    • Lunches on 17th, 18th and 19th December

Download our festive menu here

Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN

For more information and bookings please contact the castle on 01323 834479