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How to Speak Like a Pirate

August 9, 2018


Arrr, me hearty! It’s time to jump on deck and learn the sayings of the likes of Jack Sparrow and Long John Silver – otherwise you’ll be walking the plank, matey. Before we get you hooked on whether or not Polly wants a cracker – here’s a few tips to get your arr’ing on: No […]

Top 4 Famous Pirates

July 31, 2018


The perception of pirates nowadays has been built around the British accent of rum-loving Jack Sparrow. But real-life pirates couldn’t be further from the swashbuckling character portrayed by Johnny Depp (aside from the rum part). We’re going to sail back across the ship-filled seas and discover the lives of pirates and buccaneers, and we’ll also […]

HANDS ON HISTORY AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE

July 31, 2018


Visitors to Smugglers Adventure will be able to get involved with a hands on World War 2 history lesson on Saturday August 4th. The team at Smugglers Adventure are inviting guests to travel back in time and learn about all things WW2 with the help of Russell from Hysterical History. Russell will be educating guests […]

PETTING ZOO AND TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC AT HASTINGS CASTLE

July 15, 2018


A host of farmyard friends will be descending on Hastings Castle as part of a Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Saturday July 28th. The event, which takes place from 10am until 3pm, is a chance for guests to enjoy their own Teddy Bear’s Picnic as well as a range of other activities provided by the team […]

DINOSAURS DESCEND ON HASTINGS CASTLE

May 10, 2018


A huge Tyrannosaurus Rex is set to descend on Hastings Castle on the Monday May 28th as part of a family fun day. Guests to the West Hill attraction will be able to get up close and personal with the beast, known as Pete, between 10am and 3pm. Alongside Pete, children can get involved with […]

PIRATE FUN AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE

March 17, 2018


Smugglers Adventure will be awash with pirate activities over the Easter school holidays. On Thursday April 5th Commander Blunt from Hysterical History will be inviting children to take part in an interactive hands-on educational session in the chapel from 10am until 4pm. Commander Blunt will be explaining what life is like living on a pirate […]

EASTER EGG HUNT AT HASTINGS CASTLE

February 22, 2018


  (Please note this event is CASH ONLY) Hastings Castle will be choc-ful of eggs as part of a fun Easter hunt on Saturday March 31st from 10am. Hundreds of chocolate eggs are set to be hidden around the grounds and castle and children will have the tasty task of tracking them all down. The […]

‘ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE’ DEAD AMAZING

November 13, 2017


  Smugglers Adventure was transformed into a horrifying scene from the ‘Walking Dead’ as part of its Halloween celebrations for a second year running. The West Hill attraction hosted a terrifying ‘Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Fright Night’ event with staff and volunteers taking on the role of a marauding horde of the undead let loose in […]

HALF TERM HALLOWEEN FUN AT DISCOVER HASTINGS

October 18, 2017


Three of Hastings’ most popular visitor attractions are set for a horribly entertaining Halloween half term. Running from Saturday October 21st to Sunday, October 29th visitors to Smugglers Adventure, Hastings Castle and Blue Reef Aquarium, collectively known as Discover Hastings, will be able to join in ghostly goings-on and spooky trails. Blue Reef is running […]

SHANTYMEN BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE

October 9, 2017


Hastings sea shanty group, RX Shantymen are set to perform at Smugglers Adventure once again on Saturday October 28th. The group will be performing three sets of popular shanty tunes in the underground cave attraction, which takes guests back in time to the days when smuggling on the Sussex coast was rife. The RX Shantymen […]

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