Indoor and outdoor events all year round.


An event to suit everyone

From outdoor theatre and indoor musicals, to garden parties and family fun, we have an event to suit everyone. A special event in or outside one of Sussex most iconic buildings, you are sure to have an unforgettable time.

2019 Events Leaflet

24th, 25th & 26th August 2019

Englands Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle

England's Medieval Festival is the most authentic, one-of-a-kind medieval themed festival in Great Britain, where you can immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, smells and spectacle of medieval times.

Family Friendly

Perfect for Kids

Outdoor Event

Camping Available


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Saturday 24th August, 6.30pm to 10pm & Sunday 25th August, 6.30pm to 10pm

Medieval Banquet at England’s Medieval Festival

Enjoy the entire day at England's Medieval Festival and stay for the Medieval Banquet; or come just for the Banquet and join in the fun, food, drink and music on the festival grounds after your meal.

Perfect for couples and friends

Camping Available


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24th, 25th & 26th August 2019

Weddings, Handfastings & Blessing Ceremonies

With the breath-taking backdrop of a real castle and all the sights and sounds of the
medieval village, the weekend offers a limited number of couples a special themed
experience never to be forgotten.

Perfect for couples


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Sunday 15th September 2019, 11am to 3pm

Luxury Wedding Show

We will be welcoming over 65 exhibitors to this magnificent location so for anyone planning a wedding you will meet a selection of the most professional wedding suppliers from the South of England.

Ideal for Couples

Family Friendly


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Saturday 21st September, 2pm

Afternoon tea and garden tour

Be guided through our gardens with a senior member of our garden team who will show you the different areas and give you an insight into their constant work.

Family Friendly

Dedicated Guide

Outdoor Event


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Saturday 26th October, 2pm to 5pm

Tea Dance in the Ballroom

Come and enjoy a fabulous dance in the beautiful castle ballroom and make some new friends.

Perfect for couples and friends

Singles encouraged


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Sunday 27th October, 11am – 4pm

Halloween Horrors

A spooktacular event! Programme of events to follow

Family Friendly

Perfect for Kids


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