Events for October 2018

Autumn Amble

14th Oct from 11.00am - 2.00pm

£30 per person to include house and gardens access, and a two-course roast lunch

Take a guided walk through the autumnal parkland with General Manager, Ben Thomas, and discover the agricultural past and present of the Penshurst Place estate and the bustling nature and wildlife, all followed by a delicious two-course roast lunch in the Garden Restaurant.


Spooky Half Term

20th Oct - 28th Oct from 10.30am - 6.00pm

Trails 10.30am – 6pm •  Children’s crafts  12noon – 4pm

Unravel ridiculous riddles and rambunctious rhymes during our Halloween Garden Trail as we get our spook on once again! We’ll also be opening up The Old Coach House for creepy crafts and creations!

Wicked Witch of the Wild Wood Storytelling

22nd Oct - 26th Oct from 1.00pm - 3.30pm

Showings at 1pm, 2.15pm, and 3.30pm
Limited places, Includes hot chocolate for the children and marshmallow toasting over an open fire

Creep quietly down the leaf-trodden path and emerge in our forest clearing where a warming hot chocolate will be awaiting you. Take a seat under the cover of our yurt and brace yourself... the witch is about to emerge from her dwelling! Storytelling suitable for children of all ages.

Not-So Spooky Storytelling

27th Oct from 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Showings at 1.30pm, 2.15pm & 3pm

Ideal for smaller scarers, our not-so-spooky storytelling is a fantastic interactive show led by Aardvark Productions who encourage all of their audience to come dressed for the occasion in their best horror costumes!

Surgery Through The Centuries

28th Oct from 12.00pm - 3.00pm

Showings at 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Ideal for those with a strong stomach and an interest in the macabre! Discover a myriad of surgical procedures from throughout the centuries with the help of Hands on History for an eye-opening, and often squelchy, look at just how far modern medicine has come! Beware, this event has been created to be very realistic, and does come with sound effects!