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What's New at Beaulieu for 2018

Beaulieu’s stunning new display The Luxury of Motoring with glittering Lalique mascots, brand new group visit tours which take you behind the scenes and new events for next season’s calendar are all reasons to visit in 2018.  Read more

What’s on in Kent this Christmas?

Bring out the tinsel, roll out the wrapping paper and start pouring that mulled wine, it's time to step into Christmas in Kent.  Read more

November Noel Non-Stops at RH&DR

Save £2 per person by visiting Santa on the 25th or 26th November.  Read more

Christmas 2017 Royal Pavilion & Museums

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New Rally Added to Beaulieu's 2018 Calendar

Building on the success of Beaulieu’s record-breaking Simply season, a new rally and extra features have been added to the 2018 Simply calendar.  Read more

Beaulieu Finalist in Beautiful South Awards

Beaulieu’s biggest event has been chosen as a finalist in Tourism South East’s Beautiful South Tourism Awards which celebrate excellence in tourism.  Read more

Classic Scooter & Autumn Historic Transport Gathering

We welcome Gary Shail, “Spider” from the film Quadrophenia, as our special guest to our scooter day on Saturday 30th September. Come and meet him, and see a huge variety of scooters from the 1950s to the present day, as well as some classic 1960s cars and mod memorabilia.  Read more

Pantomime Rehearsals at Beaulieu

Step back in time to a magical Victorian Christmas at Beaulieu with Montagu family pantomime rehearsals, craft activities, traditional decorations in every room of Palace House and carols and punch to enjoy from December 16th - January 1st.  Read more

Fun for Witches & Wizards at Betteshanger

Brush off your broomsticks, polish your wands and dust off your spell books. Join Betteshanger Park's Halloween half term fun with your little witches and wizards. Spectacularly spooky activities will be taking place throughout the week.  Read more

Time Warp Bessie: Doctor Who at Beaulieu

Doctor Who’s much-loved car Bessie, which was a favourite with millions of viewers for its futuristic features in the Seventies, has been put on show in On Screen Cars at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.  Read more

Christmas Magic: Historic Dockyard Chatham

You may not want to admit it but Christmas is just around the corner and for those looking to book the perfect Christmas party here at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, we offer a unique destination and venue that adds some sparkle and Christmas magic to your holiday party!  Read more

All That Glitters is not Just Gold!

Hattingley’s Blanc de Blancs 2011 Magnum came away from the prestigious Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships (CSWWC) 2017 as WORLD CHAMPION by style.  Read more

The Autumn Season at Waddesdon 2017

Over the next few weeks, Waddesdon's trees will transform into a sea of brilliant gold, russet and crimson as the leaves start to turn.  Read more

Beaulieu: Broadway at Fireworks Spectacular

This year’s explosive Beaulieu Fireworks Spectacular, which is one of the biggest displays in the south, will celebrate Beaulieu does Broadway.  Read more

Enchanted Christmas Day Out at Waddesdon

Be dazzled inside and out by festive decorations inspired by Waddesdon's real and imagined animals.  Read more

Lord Montagu's Invitation to Name Green Man

Lord Montagu is offering visitors to Beaulieu the chance to name his newly carved green man tree sculpture which stands on the banks of the attraction’s Mill Pond Walk.  Read more

Tractor Ted Comes to Stonor!

The UK’s favourite little green tractor will be making a star appearance at Stonor Park on Sunday 3rd September for some real life farm fun!  Read more

Fantasy & Folklore Half Term at Beaulieu

Discover the fantasy and folklore of Halloween at Beaulieu this October half-term, 21st - 29th, with amazing seasonal activities and traditional fun and games for all the family to celebrate the magic of autumn.  Read more

Ale at Amberly

Amberley Museum’s magnificent beer festival returns for another year on 1st to 3rd September. Come and sample some delightful ales, ciders and perries in the glorious rolling Sussex countryside.  Read more

Legendary Lotus 49: International Autojumble

Beaulieu will start up the National Motor Museum’s legendary Lotus 49 at the International Autojumble to mark 50 years of the popular event which began life in the same year that the car was built.  Read more

We’ll Meet Again at Salute to ‘40s 2017

It’s time to be transported back to the 1940s, with one of Britain’s best vintage festivals* at The Historic Dockyard Chatham on the 16th & 17th September 2017.  Read more

Dunkirk Talk at the Museum of Army Flying

Fans of blockbuster movie Dunkirk will be able to get an insight into the real battle at a special lecture at the Museum of Army Flying on Monday 21 August.  Read more

Medieval Knights Battle it Out at Arundel

Arundel Castle, West Sussex is gearing up for the two-day Four Nations Medieval Tournament this August (19-20) – a perfect summer holiday event for the whole family.  Read more

Scrumptious Cider at The Brogdale Cider Festival

Brogdale Cider Festival takes place on the 26th & 27th August this year. Brogdale rolls up the barn doors to local producers of Artisan and specialist cider.  Read more

British Motor Museum's British Military Weekend!

Visitors can step back in time on Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October as the British Motor Museum transforms into wartime Britain.  Read more

Summer at Museum of Army Flying

Summer entertainment at the Museum of Army Flying is set to be out of this world when a mobile planetarium lands in its Hayward Hall next week (31/7 & 1/8).  Read more

Celebrate #InternationalFriendshipDay with 2FOR1

This Sunday (30th July) marks #InternationalFriendshipDay, and what better way to show your bestie just how much you care than with a fun-packed day out made for two?  Read more

Summertime Family Fun at Exbury Gardens

Visit Exbury over the summer holidays and enjoy their exciting and interactive family fun events. With bushcraft, storytelling, bug hunting, teddy bear trails, Punch & Judy, painting workshops and adventure trails, there is literally something for everyone!  Read more

Edd China Tests Wacky Record Breakers

TV presenter and inventor Edd China demonstrated two of his craziest creations at Beaulieu on Sunday July 23rd to launch the summer exhibition Wacky Record Breakers in the National Motor Museum.  Read more

Garden of England: Sun, Sea & Summertime

Sun-filled days, long warm evenings, and restless children – just three signs that school’s out and the summer holidays have finally arrived.  Read more

Creative Fun at Beaulieu!

This August visitors to the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu can take part in a range of Creative Fun summer activities inspired by the Keep CALM and STEAM Ahead project.  Read more

Roman Summer at Butser Ancient Farm

Butser Ancient Farm is gearing up for the start of their Roman Summer! The event kicks off on Friday 28 July with their Try It! Day, as part of the Festival of Archaeology taking place across the country.  Read more

Supercars set to Stun at Beaulieu

You’ll be amazed by Beaulieu’s Supercar Weekend on August 5th and 6th, an unmissable two-day showdown gathering together more than 450 of the most impressive supercars on the planet.  Read more

Butser Celebrates the Festival of Archaeology!

Butser Ancient Farm is hosting a hands-on Try It! Day on Friday 28 July.  Read more

Joust the Ticket!

Competitors from around the world are heading to Arundel Castle this month to vie for the prestigious Order of Arundel at the spectacular Jousting and Medieval Tournament (25-30 July) – the pinnacle of the Castle’s events calendar.  Read more

There's Nothing Like Beaulieu's Top 10

There’s nothing like Beaulieu for a fun-packed summer with crazy creations in the National Motor Museum’s Wacky Record Breakers exhibition, a new-look World of Top Gear, muscle Mustang ‘art car’ to colour, supercars to watch, falconry and photo opportunities for all the family.  Read more

Open Air Cinema Returns to Stonor Park

Summer's here and The Luna Cinema's 2017 season has begun! This July, The Luna Cinema transforms the beautiful gardens of Stonor Park in Henley-on-Thames into the UK's most exciting open air cinema.  Read more

Amberley Museum: Rail Gala!

This long standing favourite in the calendar brings an extravaganza of steam and diesel trains to Amberley Museum for one of our top weekends.  Read more

Spellbinding Shakespeare at Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is set to host two nights of stunning al-fresco Shakespeare in its highly-acclaimed Collector Earl’s Garden this August, marking the culmination of the Arundel Festival.  Read more

Winter Light at Waddesdon

Christmas is always a special time at Waddesdon, and 2017 is no exception.  Read more

A Family Weekend with Peppa Pig

Come and see everyone’s favourite cheeky little piggy at our railway.  Read more

Norman Knights Clash at Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle in West Sussex will bring the 12th century to life with its thrilling Norman Knight’s Tournament on 15-16 July.  Read more

Shakespeare in the Cloisters

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – July 5th, 6th & 7th  Read more

The Lightbox Celebrates 10th Birthday

The Lightbox celebrates its 10th birthday this September with host of events.  Read more

Beaulieu's Simply Japanese to Break Records

More than 700 cars from 38 clubs are already booked to take part in Simply Japanese, one of Beaulieu’s biggest Simply events which is shaping up to break even more records again this year.  Read more

Victorian Kitchen at Beaulieu Palace House

In an exciting project for 2017 Beaulieu has opened the newly restored Victorian Kitchen at Palace House, the ancestral home of the Montagu family.  Read more

What's Coming up in Kent?

Summer has arrived in Kent - making it the perfect time to get outside and celebrate all that the Garden of England has to offer.  Read more

Start Your Engines for Beaulieu Supercars!

With more than 400 incredible supercars already booked to attend, the Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on August 5th and 6th will be a celebration of high-octane motoring and an unmissable treat for any petrol-head this summer.  Read more

Discover Dungeness Day!

The RH&DR will be teaming up with EDF Visitor Center and Romney Marsh Countryside Partnership to help you discover and explore Dungeness.  Read more

Why 2017 is the Perfect time to Visit Medway

From historic buildings and a distinguished dockyard, to adrenalin-fuelled adventures and boutique businesses, Medway in Kent, England, is a fascinating place to visit at any time.  Read more

Summer Season for Groups at Waddesdon

With the bedding changeover in the Gardens at Waddesdon in full swing we can officially declare that Summer has arrived! And what better time is there to visit this amazing, award winning French chateau in the middle of the Buckinghamshire Chilterns!  Read more

Amberley Museum: Polar Bear 50 years!

Amberley Museum’s favourite steam locomotive, Polar Bear, celebrates 50 years in preservation on Saturday 3 June 2017. This date marks the 50th anniversary of the loco’s purchase by the Brockham Museum Association (later the Brockham Museum Trust).  Read more

New Oxford Highlights Walking Tour Unveiled

Commencing in June, Oxford Official Walking Tours is now offering an all-new Oxford Highlights Tour, allowing visitors to the city to see all the iconic sights in just one hour.  Read more

9 Reasons to Visit Garden of England

Visit Kent is calling on Londoners, commuters, tourists and residents across the South East to sample the exotic fruits of the Garden of England this week as its summer campaign gets underway.  Read more

RH&DR: 90th Anniversary

Not satisfied with one fantastic gala weekend, the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR), affectionately known to its friends as “the Romney”, will also be celebrating its 90th Anniversary in July.  Read more

Steam & Diesel Gala: 90th Anniversary

2017 marks to 90th anniversary of the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, what better way to kick start the celebrations than with a Steam & Diesel Gala.  Read more

Is there still life in Still Life?

From 15 July – 1 October 2017 The Lightbox gallery and museum will present ‘Is there still life in Still Life?’, a new exhibition that will feature Modern British and contemporary interpretations of a humble genre with a centuries-old tradition.  Read more

‘It’s The History Man!’ at Arundel

Historical characters will come alive at Arundel Castle in West Sussex this season, with the return of It's The History Man!  Read more

Outdoor Cinema Season at Betteshanger Park

Due to the success of the 2016 events, Betteshanger Park, near Deal, is pleased to announce a season of outdoor cinema screening for 2017.  Read more

Wonder Woods is now open for 2017

Calling all Adventurers, Explorers and Rangers, Wonder Woods, the fabulous new adventure play park at Stonor Park, is now open for 2017.  Read more

A Perfect Trip for Group Visitors

The Salutation Gardens are a plant lover's paradise. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the 3.7 acres are divided into a series of symmetrical "rooms", each with its own wonderful surprises.  Read more

Visit Guildford as a Group

Bring your group to Guildford for a day visit, short break or weekend. Explore the rich heritage of the town, visit stunning garden and stately homes in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, indulge your passion for art and culture, sample local wines from Denbies and Albury, and not forgetting Silent Pool Gin!  Read more

Jane Austen by the Sea

A new display at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton will explore Jane Austen’s relationship with coastal towns and life in Brighton during her time, to mark the bicentenary of her death.  Read more

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre 2017 Events

With 36 acres to explore and over 40 exhibits to visit, there is so much to discover, learn and have fun at Amberley Museum. The Museum is dedicated to preserving the industrial heritage of the South East.  Read more

Top 10 Things to do at Leeds Castle 2017

For almost 900 years Leeds Castle, set within 500 acres of beautiful Kent parkland, has attracted crusaders and kings, courtiers and queens, witches and villains, world statesmen and icons of the silver screen.  Read more

Why 2017 is the Perfect time to Visit Medway

From historic buildings and a distinguished dockyard, to adrenalin-fuelled adventures and boutique businesses, Medway in Kent, England, is a fascinating place to visit at any time.  Read more

Great Antique and Vintage Car Boot Fair

The ever popular Great Antique and Vintage Car Boot Fair at Stonor returns this Sunday, the 17th of September.  Read more

End of Season Anarchy at Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle is set to close its 2017 open season with Norman Knights in the Keep, a thrilling experience for the whole family. Taking place on 25-26 October, The Keep will play host to figures from the 12th century in a two day journey through history, the ideal way to excite children about the past this October half term.  Read more

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