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

Saturday 30th March, 3pm

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea with a glass of Prosecco

Treat your mother and family to a delicious vintage afternoon tea and a glass of prosecco in our beautiful Elizabethan room opened exclusively this Mother's Day Weekend.

Family Friendly


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Sunday 31st March, 12.30pm

Mother’s Day Celebration Lunch

Our special Sunday lunch in the Ballroom of the castle is the perfect way to treat your mother and the family on Mother's Day.
SOLD OUT

Family Friendly


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Easter Monday 22nd April 2019, 10am to 4pm

Easter Bunny Hunt

Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy an Easter Bunny hunt. Decorate an egg for the wishing tree and much more.

Family Friendly

Perfect for Kids


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Sunday 28th April, 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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Saturday 15th June, 10am to 6pm

National Garden Scheme Open Day

Enjoy our beautiful gardens and grounds and we'll be donating to the National Garden Scheme and supporting their wonderful work.

Outdoor event


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Sunday 16th June, 12.30pm

Father’s Day Lunch

Treat Dad to a really special 3 course lunch and a peaceful walk around our gardens and grounds for Father's Day.

Family Friendly


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Sunday 30th June, 10am to 4.30pm

Outdoor Event

Family Friendly

Canada Day at Herstmonceux Castle

The Castle is inviting family, friends, and the local community to join us for a day of family fun!

Outdoor Event

Family Friendly


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Friday 5th July, 7.30pm

Italian themed dinner with music

What better way to celebrate Italy than with food! Bring family and friends for this wonderful Italian themed dinner.

Perfect for couples and friends


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Sunday 7th July, 5.30pm to 9.15pm

Tattoo at the Castle

A musical open air concert in aid of ABF

Family Friendly

Outdoor Event


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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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Sunday 22nd 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

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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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