Events highcliffe castle

Each year the Castle hosts an exciting programme of events that offers something for all tastes. Within the castle staterooms we offer talks, workshops, crafts fairs and evening concerts. Whereas outdoor highlights include car rallies, theatre and big band jazz and swing concerts.

Classic Cars on the Prom

Date: 28/07/2019

Time: 11:00 am – to – 4:30 pm

The classic cars will be on display from 11am-4.30pm

Rock Choir performance 2pm-3pm.

Entry by donation

3 Little Pig Tails Puppet Theatre

Date: 04/08/2019

Time: 11:00 am and 1:30 pm

All Tickets £7.50

The Wind in the Willows

Date: 06/08/2019

Time: 7:00 pm – to – 9:00 pm

Join Mole, Ratty and Badger on their mad-cap adventures in this heart-warming tale of friendship, mishap and mayhem.

A £13.50 | Season/Student £14 | Under 14 £5 | Family £37 ( 2 + 2 )


Date: 18/08/2019

Time: 7:00 pm – to – 9:00 pm

Armed with all manner of musical instruments, The Fools present an inventive take on Shakespeare’s infamous Scottish play, accompanied by an original folk inspired soundtrack.

Gangsta Granny on the Lawn

Date: 26/08/2019

Time: 5:00 pm

Heartbreak productions invites you to share in this exciting escapade, a David Walliams best seller adapted for the outdoor stage.

Adults: £12.50 | £8.50 | Family (2 +2) £40

PetFest 2019

Date: 08/09/2019

Time: 10:30 am – to – 4:00 pm

A multitude of trade stands offering everything from nutritious and tasteful treats to personalised pet accessories. Also on offer will be our very own Dog Competition to see who is crowned Highcliffe Dog of the Year. All of this and more…

Admission: £2 per Adult and £1 per child

Sounds of the Sacred World

Date: 02/10/2019

Time 7.30pm

A joining of cultures from the monastic music and dance of Tibet, to the primordial sounds of Oceania.

Ancient instruments from Australia and New Zealand converge with the prayers and music of the high Himalayas in a unique evening in the Great Hall of Highcliffe Castle.

Sika’s collection of instruments includes Maori Taonga Puoro (singing treasures) interwoven with drum, didgeridoo and the sounds of nature, while the Tibetan monks draw on their Tantric Buddhist culture with the use of skull drums, leg-bone trumpets and the great Dung-Chen or long horns of the monastic tradition.

Join us in a collaboration of sounds that encompasses the world of earth wisdom and mystery.  The evening will comprise of Sika playing solo, the monks presenting a programme of  music and masked dance, followed by a unique grand finale with the full ensemble.