Events





Sunday 31st May (throughout the day)

Sunday 31st May (throughout the day)

Feathers, Flights and Beats

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

Sunday 31st May – Sunday 23rd August

Sunday 31st May – Sunday 23rd August

Exhibition of Zimbabwean Sculpture

Every Day in the Gardens & Grounds. Come and enjoy an open-air exhibition of the wonderful stone sculptures of Hilary Manuhwa.


Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply

Adults - £6.00
U16 - £3.00
Children under 5 - Free
Concessions - £4.95
Family - £14.00

For enquiries please call 01323 834479


Sunday 7th June (throughout the day)

Sunday 7th June (throughout the day)

East Sussex Jaguar Enthusiasts Club Rally

Come and view these magnificent cars in front of Herstmonceux Castle and meet some of the owners.

Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply

Adults - £6.00
U16 - £3.00
Children under 5 - Free
Concessions - £4.95
Family ticket - £14.00

For enquiries please call 01323 834479

Sunday 7th June at 4.00pm

Sunday 7th June at 4.00pm

Cambridge Touring Theatre presents

Robin Hood the Musical


Open Air Theatre for Children and Adults alike. Come dressed in your best Sherwood fashion and have a joyful, fun-filled picnic with your family while watching this hilarious musical show.

Adults - £14.00
Concessions (inc Children) - £9.00
Children U3 - Free
Family - £40.00

For enquiries and tickets please call 01323 834479


Wednesday 17th June 7.00pm (Gates open at 5.30pm)

Wednesday 17th June 7.00pm (Gates open at 5.30pm)

Chapterhouse Theatre presents the Bard’s best loved romantic comedy

A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Open Air Shakespearean Theatre. Bring rugs, cushions, low backed chairs, picnics and an Elizabethan appetite for gloriously liberating open air theatre.

Advance Tickets - £12.50
Seniors and Students - £10.00
Family - £40.00

On the night - £15.00
Seniors and Students - £12.50
Family - £45.00

For tickets and enquiries please call 01323 834479


Sunday 21st June at 7.30pm – in the Ballroom

Sunday 21st June at 7.30pm – in the Ballroom

Primavera Chamber Ensemble

Programme includes...

Grieg completed by Michael Finnissy: Piano Quintet in B flat EG.118
Mozart: Horn Quintet in E flat K.407
Elgar: Piano Quintet in a minor Op.84


Tickets £23.00

Online bookings www.primavera-ensemble.co.uk
By post from ‘Primavera Trust’ Bumbles, The Lees, Boughton Aluph, TN25 4HX
Tel 01233 622971


Sunday 5th July at 7.00pm in the Ballroom

Sunday 5th July at 7.00pm in the Ballroom

Summer Concert – The Aanna Colls Singers in a lighter mood

Enquiries and tickets (£15.00) from 01323 833706 and www.aannacollssingers.co.uk


Saturday 11th July at 7.00pm (gates open at 5.30pm)

Saturday 11th July at 7.00pm (gates open at 5.30pm)

For the benefit of the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF)

Open Air Concert and Sounding Retreat. The Band and Bugles of the Rifles.

Advance Tickets - £15.00
Seniors and Juniors - £12.50

On the night - £17.50
Seniors and Juniors - £15.00

For tickets and enquiries please call 01323 834479


Thursday 16th July (throughout the day)

Thursday 16th July (throughout the day)

National Garden Scheme Open Day


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


Sunday 19th July 4.00pm

Sunday 19th July 4.00pm

London Contemporary Theatre presents

Kenneth Grahame’s, The Wind in the Willows

Join Mole as he abandons his spring cleaning for the riverbank, and stumbles into an adventure with Mr Toad and his friends. Open Air Theatre for Children and Adults alike

Adults - £14.00
Concessions (inc Children) - £9.00
Children U3 - Free
Family - £40.00

For enquiries and tickets please call 01323 834479


Friday 14th August at 8.00pm in the Elizabethan Room

Friday 14th August at 8.00pm in the Elizabethan Room

Cocktails For Two


From Private Lives to A Streetcar Named Desire, from Educating Rita to Marilyn Monroe’s Insignificance, Natasha Haward, with a little help from some of the period’s greatest playwrights, their iconic women, and live musical accompaniment, takes you on a unique journey from the roaring twenties to the swinging sixties!

Seats £6.00 and include a complimentary glass of wine.


Sunday 16th August at 12.30pm

Sunday 16th August at 12.30pm

Open air acoustic concert with Cole Stacey and Joseph O’Keefe

The India Electric Company

Sometimes folk, sometimes not, The India Electric Company travel through Eastern European themes, gypsy jazz and Irish reels to end up with something "just so fresh.” (Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music).

(Picture shows Cole Stacey & Joseph O’Keefe with Midge Ure, who they are touring with throughout 2015)

Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply

Adults - £6.00
U16 - £3.00
Children under 5 - Free
Concessions - £4.95
Family ticket - £14.00

For enquiries please call 01323 834479


Sunday 16th August at 3.00pm – Open air in the Shakespeare Garden

Sunday 16th August at 3.00pm – Open air in the Shakespeare Garden

Girls of the Globe

Through a succession of ten monologues from different plays, Natasha Haward presents her One Woman performance of Shakespeare’s "timeless” women, The Girls Of The Globe.

With live musical accompaniment, it shows how the Bard’s portrayal of these fascinating characters applies to even the most modern lives.

From Helena to Cleopatra, Juliet to Lady Anne, each character’s monologue has been adapted to contemporary climates and linked together by the most common necessity for everyday life…a Woman’s shoes!

Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply

Adults - £6.00
U16 - £3.00
Children under 5 - Free
Concessions - £4.95
Family ticket - £14.00

For enquiries please call 01323 834479


Sunday 23rd August 5.00pm

Sunday 23rd August 5.00pm

Boxtree Productions present

The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas)

Open Air Theatre for Children and Adults alike.

Adults - £14.00
Concessions (inc Children) - £9.00
Children U3 - Free
Family - £40.00

For enquiries and tickets please call 01323 834479


29th, 30th & 31st August (Bank Holiday Weekend) Open Daily 10am to 6pm

29th, 30th & 31st August (Bank Holiday Weekend) Open Daily 10am to 6pm

Come and enjoy a full day out for the entire family at the Largest Medieval Festival in the UK!

Enjoy a castle siege involving hundreds of Knights, Archers and Men-at-Arms, as well as Cannons and Trebuchet. ArmouredKnights on horseback compete in a jousting tournament and there are falconrydisplays, archerycompetitions, puppeteers, jesters, strolling minstrels and Europe’s largest medieval traders' market where you can shop, eat and drink to your hearts content.

For more information please visit www.englandsmedievalfestival.com


Saturday 13th September (throughout the day)

Saturday 13th September (throughout the day)

Austin Seven Enthusiasts Club Rally

Normal Gardens & Grounds charges apply

Adults - £6.00
U16 - £3.00
Children under 5 - Free
Concessions - £4.95
Family - £14.00

For enquiries please call 01323 834479