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Dec 2016

Christmas

December 1 - December 24

Once Upon a Castle

This Christmas Hever Castle celebrate the history of pantomime in Once Upon a Castle.
* 26 Nov – 11 Dec (Wed – Sun only)
* 12 – 24 Dec (daily)

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Twilight Christmas

December 9 - December 23

Twilight Christmas – SOLD OUT

Wrap up warm and enjoy a walk under the stars at Twilight Christmas on 9, 16, 22 & 23 Dec. Witness the enchantment of the Castle and gardens festooned with fabulous colours and twinkling lights, capturing the spirit of Christmas.

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December 27 - January 2

Winter Walks

Wrap up warm and blow away the cobwebs, walk off the Christmas pudding and enjoy winter walks in the stunning Hever Castle gardens.

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Jan 2017

Hever Castle Wedding

January 15

Wedding Showcase

Hever Castle is once again hosting an elegant wedding showcase giving you the rare opportunity to experience our wedding ceremony and reception venues set up as they would be for a wedding.

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Burns Night

January 27 - January 28

Burns Night Dine & Stay

Hever Castle Luxury Bed and Breakfast will be hosting its first Burns Night celebration on Friday 27th January 2017. This spectacular event will combine an overnight stay in five star luxury accommodation with a tribute to the life, works and spirit of the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns.

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Feb 2017

Living With Birds

February 11 - February 19

Living With Birds

Enjoy some family fun this half term holiday with Hever Castle’s Living With Birds event.

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Snowdrop Walk

February 11 - March 12

Snowdrop Walk

Follow a trail of thousands of snowdrops starting to emerge from their winter hibernation on our Snowdrop Walk – the first sign that spring is just around the corner. Then stroll through the gardens and enjoy the early blossoms of camellia and quince.

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Apr 2017

Tulip Festival

April 24 - May 7

Tulip Celebrations

Be uplifted by 7000 tulip bulbs proudly standing to attention and providing a visual feast of spring colour. Guided tours of the tulips available with head gardener Neil Miller.

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May Day Festival

April 29 - May 1

May Day Festival

Traditional celebrations to welcome in the spring from the mythical Green Man of folklore and Jack-in-the-Green plus Maypole dancing on the Castle forecourt.

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Jun 2017

1940s event

June 24 - June 25

Hever’s Home Front

Discover what life and work was like during the Second World War in our Hever’s Home Front event. Visit the tea dance tent, explore vintage stalls and learn to swing-dance. Come in 1940’s dress and round the day off with a traditional afternoon tea.

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Hever in Bloom

June 26 - July 2

Hever in Bloom

During Hever in Bloom experience the quintessential English Rose Garden at the height of its summer beauty with guided tours of the award-winning Gardens. Many of the Castle rooms will be filled with English floral arrangements created by our florist.

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Jul 2017

Jousting Tournaments

July 15 - July 16

Summer Jousting Tournaments Begins

The Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling display of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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July 22 - July 23

Summer Jousting Tournaments

The Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling display of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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Jousting Tournaments

July 29 - July 30

Summer Jousting Tournaments

The Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling display of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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Aug 2017

Jousting Tournaments

August 12 - August 13

Summer Jousting Tournaments

The Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling display of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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Jousting Tournaments

August 19 - August 20

Summer Jousting Tournaments

The Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling display of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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Jousting Tournaments

August 25 - August 28

Summer Jousting Tournaments

The Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling display of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

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Jousting Tournaments

August 26 - August 28

Hop Through History & Jousting

Tudor encampment, re-enactments and stalls with more thrills and spills as our brave knights compete in this year’s Jousting Tournament over the Bank Holiday.

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Sep 2017

Handmade & Homegrown

September 1 - September 3

Handmade & Homegrown Festival

Celebrate all things handmade and homegrown in the heart of the glorious Kent countryside and browse and sample the work of local artisans.

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Oct 2017

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October 1 - October 29

Autumn Colour Trail

Dazzling colours throughout Hever Castle Gardens and Grounds make it a must-visit venue this autumn. As the gardens turn vibrant shades of red, pink and gold and the leaves tumble from the trees, it’s the perfect time to head to the romantic castle in Kent for a walk with the family.

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Nov 2017

Christmas at the Castle

November 25 - December 24

Christmas at the Castle

Beautifully decorated Castle rooms, welcoming log fires and twinkling Christmas trees celebrating the traditions of Christmas. Bring the children to meet Father Christmas, enjoy relaxed Christmas shopping in the Gift Shops, and sample delicious festive food in the restaurants. As dusk falls, the gardens are magically illuminated with up-lighting and colour washes.

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