What’s on in May at Hever Castle

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MAY EVENTS AT HEVER CASTle

May, the month where the gardens are awoken for summer, the days seem never ending and the temperatures begin to soar (hopefully!). The gardens spark into life with displays of azaleas and rhododendrons – it’s most definitely the month to explore the Estate.

We also have a number of wonderful events being held over the summer months including Art Week for May Half Term, a celebration for the Queen’s Jubilee, a car event for Father’s Day Weekend and Hever in Bloom.

Find out what’s on in May at Hever Castle:

Art WEEK: MAY 28 – JUNE 1 (HALF TERM EVENT)

Get arty this May half term at Hever Castle & Gardens.

Learn about works of art, become an artist for the day, enter an art competition, dig for mosaic pieces, create a bookmark with Origami paper and search for paintings in the grounds and Castle. There really is something for everyone during Art Week. 

If you’d like to take part in the art competition during your visit simply depict the Castle or gardens in any style for a chance to win a prize. 

Your little ones can also enjoy a free 30 minute show.

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Pre-book your tickets online to save 10%, see partner offers for exclusions. 

QUEEN’S JUBILEE: 2 – 5 JUNE

Where better to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee than the home of two former queens of England.

Come and celebrate the Queen and her 70 year reign in the beautiful grounds of Hever Castle. A whole of host of celebratory activities will be taking place over the weekend including a jewel hunt in the Castle and art trail in the grounds.

It isn’t a celebration without food, so, bring your own party food and take part in Hever’s own ‘street party’ style picnic fit for royalty, or purchase some mouthwatering treats from the Moat Café.

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Pre-book your tickets online to save 10%, see partner offers for exclusions. 

father’s Day WEEKEND: 18 & 19 june

Come along to Hever Castle’s Car Event ‘Cars at the Castle‘ on Father’s Day weekend and you will discover a wide variety of cars.

Visitors aged 7-14 can explore the Tudor Towers adventure playground with its own moat, drawbridge and three turrets. Those under 7 can enjoy Acorn Dell, a natural play area. Other things for families to enjoy include the popular Water Maze (but don’t forget to bring a towel!)

And after all this hungry work, enjoy some family time with a variety of food options finished off with ice cream or a variety of mouth-watering homemade cakes.

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Pre-book your tickets online to save 10%, see partner offers for exclusions. 

Hever in Bloom Rose Garden at Hever Castle

hever in bloom: 20 – 26 june

Hever in Bloom showcases the glorious award winning gardens at the height of their summer beauty. You will be able to enjoy one of the finest displays of more than 5,000 roses in Kent, the Garden of England. Stroll along the herbaceous borders and through drifts of perennials in Faith’s Garden. Wander further afield and enjoy the meadow flowers on Lake Walk.

This year Head Gardener, Neil Miller and his team are offering free guided tours of the Rose Garden. As well as the guided tour, there will be a Rose Buttonhole Workshop* (*additional cost) and a free Botanical Art Workshop for you to take part in. 

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Pre-book your tickets online to save 10%, see partner offers for exclusions. 

the hever festival theatre: 28 may – 22 September

The Festival Theatre is an open air venue set in the gardens of Hever Castle. Located in three open-air theatre venues in the gardens: the Two Sisters’ Theatre, the Loggia and Anne Boleyn’s Walk.

Tickets are on sale for the Summer Festival which opens at the end of May. Performances include opera, plays, films, jazz, music, speakers, comedy, family favourites and the best tribute artists.

Don’t forget, if you are an Annual Member your membership includes complimentary Festival Theatre Friends Membership (usually £27.50). This provides 10% off all ticket prices and catering at the event you attend.

Contact the box office for the discount code or to book your discounted tickets boxoffice@heverfestival.co.uk / 07379488477.

For performance dates and bookings go to: www.heverfestival.co.uk

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Corporate Party Ideas

summer parties

Hever Castle is an unforgettable private party venue. If you missed out on celebrating a special occasion last year how about celebrating at Hever Castle!? We offer a selection of beautiful venues to choose from, whether it’s a small intimate gathering or a lavish party.

Let us create a lasting memory that will live on for many years to come. Guaranteeing unobtrusive service combined with first class comfort and cuisine, both lunch and dinner options are available, provided by our award winning caterers.

Plus for those who like to let their hair down, dancing can be arranged as dusk falls!

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Golf membership

A limited number of 2022 memberships are now available. 

Following a review, 20 memberships have been released and they are going fast.

It’s going to be an exciting year at Hever Castle Golf Club as we look forward and focus on what makes being a member here such a special experience. As well as our fabulous courses, we offer an inviting clubhouse with our recently redeveloped Waterside Terrace, Wellbeing Centre and some of the best practice facilities in the area, including our spectacular driving range right by the 1st Tee on the Championship Course.

We strictly limit 7 Day Membership to ensure an outstanding weekend experience for everyone.

To apply or to book a preview round at a special rate, please email membership@hevercastle.co.uk or call Steve on 01732 701004. Full details of our range of membership options can be found on our website.

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