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JOUSTING TOURNAMENTS

JULY 19 & 20, 26 & 27, AUGUST 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23, 24 & 25, 30 & 31


The summer season of jousting tournaments begins. The brave Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Witness spectacular displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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MEDIEVAL WEEKEND WITH JOUSTING

JULY 26 - 27


Come along and try on a suit of armour, dress up as a knight or princess, then witness the spectacular jousting tournament where the real knights will entertain you.

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KNIGHTS & PRINCESSES SCHOOL

JULY 28 -  SEPTEMBER 3


Throughout the summer children can take part in a series of hands-on activities to discover what life was really like in medieval times.

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PAWS AT THE CASTLE

AUGUST 2 - 3


Following the success of our first dog show, this year we are going bigger and better. This year it is all about dogs with jobs and how our canine friends help us today. Displays and entertainment from all types of working dogs, including a water event in the lake and of course the fun dog show competitions with awards for the winning dogs.

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JOUSTING TOURNAMENTS AUGUST

AUGUST 9, 10, 16, 17 , 23, 24, 25, 30 & 31


The summer season of jousting tournaments begins. The brave Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Witness spectacular displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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TUDOR LIVING & JOUSTING

AUGUST 23 - 25


Tudor encampment, re-enactments, and stalls with more thrills and spills from our brave knights competing in this year’s jousting tournament over the bank holiday weekend.

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COUNTRY LIFE AT THE CASTLE

SEPTEMBER 12 - 14


Celebrate the very best of rural living in the heart of the glorious Kent countryside. Demonstrations from skilled craftspeople, patchwork and quilting exhibition, including children’s Sit and Sew and Adult Beginners workshops. Local craft and food stalls and art and photography displays.

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HALLOWEEN & SPOOKY FUN AT HALF TERM

OCTOBER 25- NOVEMBER 2


Treat the children to a spine-tingling programme of entertainment this half term with prizes for the best Halloween costume. Halloween themed craft workshops, activities and a spooky trail to follow in the grounds.

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CHRISTMAS

NOVEMBER 29 - DECEMBER 24


Capture the spirit of Christmas with a day that casts a magic spell on all the family. Decorated Castle rooms, welcoming log fires and twinkling Christmas trees. Father Christmas will be visiting again, relaxed Christmas shopping in the gift shops and delicious festive food in the restaurants. As dusk falls, the gardens are magically lit creating stunning illuminated displays.

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*Please note that asterisked activities are chargeable.

Most daytime events are included in the cost of admission, however exhibitions and events inside the Castle require a Castle ticket. Annual pass holders will receive special discounts on chargeable events.

Always check details before travelling. Hever Castle reserves the right to close all or part of the castle and grounds and to change or cancel events.

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