following is a selection of special events planned for 2016. Do
check our website for any changes, timings, admission prices etc.
Please note that vouchers and 2 for 1 tickets cannot be used at
the Castle, Tea Room, Gardens and Grounds on Special Event days.
Castle Literary Festival
Sunday, Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday, 1st to 3rd May
NEW FOR 2016!! Don’t miss the Castle’s inaugural Literary
Festival – three days of exciting talks and performances from
famous authors, poets, actors and theatrical groups; visit our website
for more information. Tickets available from our website. Normal
admission to Castle and Tea Room still available during the event.
Sunday 19th June
Join us for our colourful Summer Vintage Fair – stalls, refreshments,
dancing and entertainment from bygone days. Admission charged at
the gates £4 adults £1 children. Reduced admission price
to the Castle today.
Open Day for NGS
Sunday 26th June
The Gardens and Grounds will open in aid of the National Gardens
Scheme charities. Admission charged at the gates £4.50 (to
be donated to the NGS). Reduced admission price to the Castle today.
Tea Room open as usual; admission to Grounds still applies.
of West Kent’ Veteran Car Club Run
Wednesday 27th July
We are thrilled once more to welcome these beautiful antique cars
to the Castle for their annual summer visit. Castle and Tea Room
open as usual.
Sunday 11th September
An increasingly popular annual event, with displays of traditional
countryside activities on the East Meadow, shopping, music and refreshments
- all in an idyllic rural setting. Admission charged at the gates
£5 adults £1 children. Reduced admission price to the
Saturday 26th November
Choose your ideal festive gifts from over 50 stalls in the Castle’s
historic rooms and in our heated marquee too. Mulled wine, mince
pies and refreshments available. £4 admission at the front