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Hastings Castle unveils bumper new events calendar

Hastings Castle has announced plans for a busy programme of events and activities for 2017. The historic attraction will be staging a series of exciting initiatives throughout the year as part of a major events calendar. Among the new activities will be an open air cinema, Medieval Weekends, themed historical events, Dragon Day, Teddy Bears’ […]

Half Term and Reopening ‘Hairy Jack’ Event

Notorious smuggler ‘Hairy Jack’ will be leading the celebrations as Smugglers Adventure re-opens for a new season during the February Half Term Holidays (February 11th-19th). Younger visitors are invited to follow ‘Hairy Jack’s trail through the underground caverns, passages and tunnels on a voyage back through time to the heyday of smuggling. There will also […]

‘Zombie Apocalypse’ Dead Amazing

Smugglers Adventure was transformed into a horrifying scene from the ‘Walking Dead’ as part of its Halloween celebrations. The West Hill attraction hosted a terrifying ‘Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Fright Night’ event at the weekend. Staff and volunteers took on the role of a marauding horde of the undead which had been let loose in the […]

Halloween Half Term Fun

Two of Hastings’ most popular visitor attractions are getting in a mischievous mood for a horribly entertaining Halloween half term. Running from Monday, October 24th to Monday, October 31st visitors to both Smugglers Adventure and Hastings Blue Reef Aquarium will be able to join in ghostly goings-on and spooky trails. Blue Reef are running a […]

Living History at Hastings Castle

Hastings Castle will once again resound to the clash of knights in armour as part of a commemoration of the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings next weekend (October 15th-16th). Members of the Medieval Siege Society will be taking visitors back in time to the Middle Ages with a series of re-enactments, skirmishes and […]

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