Highcliffe Castle Wedding Supplier Fair

Date: 09/03/2024

End: 10/03/2024

10am - 4pm

Join us at Highcliffe Castle for a spectacular showcase of the finest wedding suppliers, from florists to bakers, photographers, DJs and photobooths. Let your love story come to life with the help of these handpicked, local experts.



‘Castle by Night’ Behind Closed Doors

Date: 22/03/2024

6pm - 8:30pm

Castle By Night Behind Closed Doors

Join us for an enchanting evening at Highcliffe Castle. Experience the magic as the Castle comes alive after hours, offering an exclusive opportunity to explore its hidden secrets.

Castle By Night ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a captivating event where you can delve into the Castle’s rich history and mysterious tales. Wander through its grand halls, and listen as our knowledgeable volunteers expand on the Castle’s history.

Castle By Night ‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a unique opportunity to experience Highcliffe Castle like never before. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable evening of history, mystery, and enchantment.

Easter at Highcliffe Castle

Date: 31/03/2024

End: 11/04/2024

10am - 3pm

Easter Crafts: Tuesdays & Thursdays in our Education Room

Make your very own craft in our Education room every Tuesday and Thursday with the help of our lovely craft volunteers.

Easter Activities: Sunday – Thursday in The State Dining Room

Join our Easter activities in The State Dining Room at your own leisure.

Crafts and Dining Room activities included in normal admission price.


Outdoor Easter : Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April in The Castle Grounds

What better way to spend Easter weekend than an Easter question trail through the beautiful grounds at Highcliffe Castle. Make your way through the ornate lawns and surrounding woodland answering questions as you go. When you have finished the trail, join us back outside the Castle to receive your certificate and make your very own Easter mask or crown to take home.

In the event of poor weather, the trail will still take place but mask and crown making will be relocated to inside the Castle.
Pre-booking is required for this event.


‘Creatives at the Castle’ Spring Fair

Date: 13/04/2024

End: 14/04/2024

10am - 4pm

Following another successful Creative Christmas event in November, we are excited to announce Highcliffe Castle will be hosting ‘Creatives at the Castle’ Spring Fair on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2024 10am – 4pm.

Adult admission £3.00. Child free. No need to pre-book.





Theatre Thursdays – The Importance of being Ernest

Date: 11/07/2024

7pm - 9pm

Join us for Theatre Thursdays…

The Pantaloons present The Importance of being Ernest

Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, he doesn’t exist. Or does he…?

Best friends Jack and Algy have both created alter-egos to win the affections of their beloveds; but when will they stop being Ernest and start being, well, earnest?

Wilde’s comic masterpiece gets The Pantaloons’ treatment in their anarchic take on the classic comedy of manners. This energetic and musical production from the critically-acclaimed company infuses Wilde’s witty words with snappy new songs and frantically funny physical theatre to give this perennially popular play a hilarious contemporary twist!

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and join us on our outdoor adventure at one of the most beautiful and historic landmarks in the UK. Come prepared for the weather – the performance will continue come rain come shine!

Further event information will be sent prior to the performance from Highcliffe Castle.

Theatre Thursdays… Jemima Puddle duck

Date: 08/08/2024


New for 2024, Quantum presents a delightful new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved tale — The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck .

Prevented from hatching her eggs at the farm, foolish Jemima goes in search of a nesting place in the forest and soon she meets a charming ‘gentleman’ who offers her the perfect nesting place in his wood-shed.

But why is his wood-shed full of feathers and why is he asking her to collect the herbs for roast duck?

Back at the farm, the Collie-dog, Kep, puts two and two together, but will he be in time to rescue Jemima from her fate? 

Theatre Thursdays… As You Like It

Date: 29/08/2024


Duke’s Theatre company presents As You Like It

“…look into happiness through another man’s eyes!”

The ancient Forest of Arden serves as the backdrop for Shakespeare’s most famous and quotable comedy. When Rosalind is banished from Duke Ferdinand’s court, new identities are explored with hilarious consequences. Music, mayhem and madness thrill as we are shown that “All the world’s a stage”.

Tickets coming soon…

‘Creatives at The Castle’ at Christmas

Date: 23/11/2024

End: 24/11/2024

10am - 4pm

Dates for the diary.

Exhibitor information coming soon…

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