Calendar of Events

Nationwide

2019

03 Oct - 05 Oct
AUTUMN DIESEL GALA
t: 01562 757900
e: contact@svrlive.com
w: www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=124

03 Oct - 06 Oct
AUTUMN STEAM GALA GREAT WESTERN REGION
The Railway Station , Minehead , Somerset , TA24 5BG
t: 01643 704 996
w: www.west-somerset-railway.co.uk/events/detail/autumn-steam-gala-great-western-region

04 Oct - 06 Oct
ECOPRINTING EXHIBITION @ BATSFORD ARBORETUM
w: www.batsarb.co.uk/news-events/event.asp?ev=1153

04 Oct - 04 Oct
LIFTING THE LID
Salisbury Cathedral, Wyndham House , 65 The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EN
t: 01722 555156
w: www.salisburycathedral.org.uk

04 Oct - 06 Oct
VICTORIAN WEEKEND
t: 01766 516024
e: enquiries@ffwhr.com
w: www.festrail.co.uk/content/publish/specialevents/550.shtml

04 Oct - 06 Oct
MOVIES BY MOONLIGHT
The Minack Theatre Trust, Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6JU
t: 01736 810181
w: www.minack.com

05 Oct - 13 Oct
HASTINGS STORY TELLING FESTIVAL
Stade Hall, Stade Open Space, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3FJ
w: www.visit1066country.com

05 Oct - 05 Oct
MODEL RAIL EXPRESS @ BURE VALLEY RAILWAY
t: 01263 733858
w: www.bvrw.co.uk/events/aylsham-model-railway-show

05 Oct - 05 Oct
JANE AUSTEN - TOUR AND TEA
Winchester Cathedral, 9 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LS
t: 01962 857275
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

05 Oct - 06 Oct
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY
t: 0333 320 2830
e: enquiries@eastlancsrailway.co.uk
w: www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/events-activities/2019/5/day-out-with-thomas.aspx

05 Oct - 05 Oct
TOUR AND TEA - OUR ROYAL HERITAGE
Winchester Cathedral, 9 The Close , Winchester , SO23 9LS
t: 01962 857275
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

05 Oct - 06 Oct
FLIGHT SIMULATION SHOW
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8UP
w: www.rafmuseum.org/cosford

05 Oct - 06 Oct
GREEN HAMPSHIRE HARVEST WEEKEND
Winchester Cathedral, 9 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LS
t: 01962 857275
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

08 Oct - 31 Oct
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL - LUNCHTIME RECITALS
9 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS
t: 01962 857 217
e: Simon.Barwood@winchester-cathedral.org.uk
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

09 Oct - 13 Oct
CHELSEA HISTORY FESTIVAL
Various venues, w: www.chelseahistoryfestival.com

11 Oct - 13 Oct
RAILWAY IN WARTIME @ NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY
North Yorkshire Moors Railway, 12 Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AJ
w: www.nymr.co.uk/pages/category/wartime

11 Oct - 31 Dec
THE SPITFIRE EXPERIENCE - COCKPIT TOUR
RAF Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL
t: 020 8205 2266
w: www.rafmuseum.org.uk/london/whats-going-on/events/the-spitfire-experience-2018/

12 Oct - 13 Oct
REENACTMENT OF THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS
Battle Abbey, High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AD
w: www.visit1066country.com

12 Oct - 13 Oct
LA FAîS'SIE D'CIDRE - CIDER FESTIVAL
Hamptonne Country Life Museum, La Rue de la Patente, St Lawrence, JE3 1HS
w: www.jerseyheritage.org/whats-on/la-fa-s-sie-d-cidre---cider-festival

12 Oct - 12 Oct
CLOVELLY LECTURES - DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS
Clovelly Visitor Centre, t: 01237 431200
w: www.clovellylectures.com

13 Oct - 13 Oct
HERGEST CROFT GARDENS PLANT FAIR
Hergest Croft Gardens, Hergest Croft Estate Office, Ridgebourne Road, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3EG
t: 01544 230160
e: gardens@hergest.co.uk
w: www.eatsleepliveherefordshire.co.uk/event-pro/hergest-croft-gardens-plant-fair/

18 Oct - 25 Oct
TRAFALGAR NIGHT
HMS Victory, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, w: www.nmrn.org.uk/news-events/events/trafalgar-night

19 Oct - 20 Oct
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL - TOUR & TEA
9 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, S)23 9LS
t: 01962 857275
e: simon.barwood"winchester-cathedral.org.uk
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

19 Oct - 27 Oct
KIDS GO FREE FOR OCTOBER HALF TERM @ BROADS TOURS
Broads Tours, Wroxham, Norfolk, NR12 8RX
t: 01603 782207
w: www.broadstours.co.uk/event/kids-go-free-for-october-half-term/

19 Oct - 27 Oct
SPOOKY EXPRESS
t: 01263 733858
w: www.bvrw.co.uk/events/spooky-express

19 Oct - 03 Nov
HALLOWEDEN: OCTOBER HALF-TERM, CORNWALL
Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG
w: www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/halloweden-october-half-term-cornwall

19 Oct - 20 Oct
AUTUMN FESTIVAL AT BURTON AGNES HALL
Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 4NB
t: 01262 490 324
e: office@burtonagnes.com
w: www.burtonagnes.com

19 Oct - 03 Nov
SPOOKYSHIRE!
The Heights of Abraham, Matlock, Bath, DE4 3NT
t: 01629 582 365
e: office@heightsofabraham.com
w: www.heightsofabraham.com/see-and-do/whats-on/spookyshire/

19 Oct - 20 Oct
SHROPSHIRE GUILD OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFT
Ludlow Castle, Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1AY
t: 01584 873355
e: info@ludlowcastle.com
w: www.ludlowcastle.com/event/shropshire-guild-of-contemporary-craft/

19 Oct - 03 Nov
MAGIC AND SAW-CERY
The Deep, Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP
t: 01482 381000
w: www.thedeep.co.uk

19 Oct - 19 Oct
TOUR AND TEA: FROM VISION TO REALITY
Winchester Cathedral, 9 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LS
t: 01962 857275
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

19 Oct - 03 Nov
THE GREAT PUMPKIN HUNT @ WATERPERRY GARDENS
Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Waterperry, Oxfordshire, OX33 1JZ
t: 01844 339254
w: www.waterperrygardens.co.uk/event/the-great-pumpkin-hunt/

20 Oct - 20 Oct
MUSHROOM WALKS
Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA
w: www.arleyhallandgardens.com/event/mushroom-walks-11am-2pm

22 Oct - 23 Oct
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL - KINGS & SCRIBES LECTURE
9 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, S)23 9LS
t: 01962 857275
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

22 Oct - 22 Oct
FRIENDS' ANNUAL LECTURE: KINGS AND SCRIBES - BEHIND THE SCENES
Winchester Cathedral, 9 The Close, Winchester, SO23 9LS
t: 01962 857275
w: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

23 Oct - 23 Oct
DON QUIXOTE @ BUXTON OPERA HOUSE
Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6XN
t: 01298 72190
w: www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/don-quixote

23 Oct - 03 Nov
HALLOWEEN HALF TERM @ STONOR
e: enquiries@stonor.com
w: www.stonor.com/halloween-half-term/

24 Oct - 31 Oct
FRIGHTSEEING BY THE LONDON BAR BUS
The Original Tour, t: 020 8877 1722
e: info@theoriginaltour.com
w: www.theoriginaltour.com

25 Oct - 25 Oct
HALLOWEEN MURDER MYSTERY DINNER @ BODMIN JAIL
Bodmin Jail, Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2NR
t: 01208 76292
w: www.bodminjail.org/event-directory/halloween-murder-mystery-dinner/

25 Oct - 15 Mar
MATISSE: DRAWING WITH SCISSORS
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight Village, , Wirral, , CH62 5EQ
t: 0151 478 4136
w: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/matisse

25 Oct - 26 Oct
GHOST TRAIN @ CHURNET VALLEY RAILWAY
t: 01538 750755
w: www.churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk/events/ghost-train.html

25 Oct - 25 Oct
THE CENTRAL BAND OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AT EXETER CATHEDRAL
Exeter Cathedral, 1 The Cloisters, Exeter, EX1 1HS
w: www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/news-events/whats-on/the-central-band-of-the-royal-air-force-at-exeter-cathedral-20191025-193000/

25 Oct - 27 Oct
HALLOWEEN AT GLAMIS CASTLE
Glamis Castle, Angus, DD8 1RJ
t: 01307 840393
e: enquiries@glamis-castle.co.uk
w: www.glamis-castle.co.uk/event/halloween-at-glamis-castle/

25 Oct - 27 Oct
HALLOWEEN SPOOKY SPECIALS
Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, 2 Littlestone Road, New Romney, , Littlestone, , TN28 8PL
t: 01797 362 353
e: info@rhdr.org.uk
w: www.rhdr.org.uk

25 Oct - 27 Oct
HALLOWEEN SPOOKY SPECIALS
Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, 2 Littlestone Road,, New Romney,, TN28 8PL
t: 01797 362 353
e: info@rhdr.org.uk
w: www.rhdr.org.uk

26 Oct - 26 Oct
RSPCA AUTUMN QUIZ NIGHT
St Michael's Church Centre, The Drift, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5 3PL
t: 01449 614057
e: kate.grimwood@rspca-ipswich.org.uk
w: www.allaboutipswich.com/whats-on/events/rspca-quiz-night

26 Oct - 03 Nov
OCTOBER HALF-TERM @ BEAULIEU
e: events@beaulieu.co.uk
w: www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/october-half-term/

26 Oct - 26 Oct
FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR @ BEAULIEU
t: 01590 614614
e: events@beaulieu.co.uk
w: www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/beaulieu-fireworks/

26 Oct - 31 Oct
SPELLBOUND @ DUDLEY CANAL & TUNNEL TRUST
Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust, 501 Birmingham New Road, Dudley, DY1 4SB
t: 0121 557 6265
e: info@dctt.org.uk
w: www.dudleycanaltrust.org.uk/Event/spellbound

26 Oct - 26 Oct
HALLOWEEN DISCO: LITTLE MONSTERS' BALL
Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG
w: www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on/halloween-disco-little-monsters-ball

26 Oct - 03 Oct
SPOOKY HALLOWEEN TRAIL BURTON AGNES HALL
Burton Agnes, Driffield, YO25 4NB
t: 01262 490 324
e: office@burtonagnes.com
w: www.burtonagnes.com

26 Oct - 03 Nov
HALF TERM FUN AT THE BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM
Banbury Road, Gaydon, , Gaydon, , Warwickshire, , CV35 0BJ
t: 01926 641188
w: www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events/family-activities

26 Oct - 01 Mar
BERND AND HILLA BECHER: INDUSTRIAL VISIONS
National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park,, Cardiff, CF10 3NP
t: 0300 111 2 333
e: cardiff@museumwales.ac.uk
w: museum.wales/cardiff

26 Oct - 04 May
MARTIN PARR IN WALES
National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park,, Cardiff, CF10 3NP
t: 0300 111 2 333
e: cardiff@museumwales.ac.uk
w: museum.wales/cardiff

26 Oct - 26 Oct
MURDER MYSTERY TRAIN
Bronwydd Arms Station, t: 01267238213
e: info@gwilirailway.co.uk
w: www.gwili-railway.co.uk/product/murder-mystery-train-16-february-2019-1930/

26 Oct - 26 Oct
TEA DANCE IN THE BALLROOM @ HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE
Herstmonceux Castle , Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
t: 01323 834479
e: conf@bisc.queensu.ac.uk
w: www.herstmonceux-castle.com/event/tea-dance-in-the-ballroom-2/

26 Oct - 31 Oct
CALLING ALL MAGICAL BEINGS!
Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN
t: 01625 374400

26 Oct - 31 Oct
'FRIGHTWATER' VALLEY
Lightwater Valley, North Stainley,, Ripon, , North Yorkshire , HG4 3HT
t: 01765 635321
w: www.lightwatervalley.co.uk

26 Oct - 03 Nov
FIND FENNEL THIS HALF-TERM
Monkey World, Longthorns, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6HH
t: 01929 462537
e: apes@monkeyworld.org
w: www.monkeyworld.org/events/find-fennel-this-half-term/

26 Oct - 31 Oct
HALLOWEEN TRAIN @ NORTH YORKSHIRE MOORS RAILWAY
Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ
w: www.nymr.co.uk/Event/halloween-train

26 Oct - 26 Oct
AUTUMN APPLE DAY
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Road, , Craven Arms, , SY7 9RS
t: 01588 676060
w: www.shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

26 Oct - 26 Oct
BONFIRE AND FIREWORK EVENT
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Road,, Craven Arms,, SY7 9RS
t: 01588 676060
w: www.shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

26 Oct - 03 Nov
THE WIZARD EXPRESS @ SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY
t: 01562 757900
e: contact@svrlive.com
w: www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=135

26 Oct - 31 Oct
GHOST TRAINS! @ SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY
t: 01562 757900
e: contact@svrlive.com
w: www.svr.co.uk/SEItem.aspx?a=105

26 Oct - 01 Mar
ARTIST ROOMS: AUGUST SANDER
National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, , Cardiff , CF10 3NP
t: 0300 111 2 333
e: cardiff@museumwales.ac.uk
w: museum.wales/cardiff

26 Oct - 26 Oct
THE SPOOKY EXPRESS @ WATERFORD & SUIR VALLEY RAILWAY
w: www.wsvrailway.ie/thespookyexpress.shtml

26 Oct - 26 Oct
HALLOWEEN @ WLLR
The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0SF
t: 01938 810441
e: info@wllr.org.uk
w: www.wllr.org.uk/events

26 Oct - 20 Jan
THE POWER AND THE VIRTUE
The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, , County Durham, , DL12 8NP
t: 01833 690606
w: www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

27 Oct - 27 Oct
HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN DAY @ BODMIN JAIL
Bodmin Jail, Berrycoombe Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2NR
t: 01208 76292
w: www.bodminjail.org/upcoming-events/halloween-family-fun-day/

27 Oct - 27 Oct
COUNTRY MARKET AND CRAFT FAIR (OCTOBER)
Castletown House and Parklands, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, W23 V9H3
t: 016288252
e: castletown@opw.ie
w: www.castletown.ie/event/country-market-and-craft-fair-2/?instance_id=1000

27 Oct - 27 Oct
HALLOWEEN HORRORS @ HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE
Herstmonceux Castle , Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
t: 01323 834 457
e: c_harber@bisc.queensu.ac.uk
w: www.herstmonceux-castle.com/event/halloween-horrors/

27 Oct - 27 Oct
HALLOWEEN TRAIN
Llangollen Railway, The Station, Abbey Road , Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL208SN
w: www.llangollen-railway.co.uk/event/halloween-train-sunday-29th-october-2017/

28 Oct - 01 Nov
HALF-TERM ACTIVITIES @ BRONTE PARSONAGE
w: www.bronte.org.uk/whats-on/917/half-term-activities/3933

28 Oct - 02 Nov
STARLIGHT EVENT
Crich Tramway Village, nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5DP
t: 01773 854 321
e: enquiry@tramway.co.uk
w: www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/starlight-event/

28 Oct - 01 Nov
HALF TERM AT THE LIGHTBOX
The Lightbox, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4AA
e: info@thelightbox.org.uk
w: www.thelightbox.org.uk

29 Oct - 31 Oct
GHOST EXPRESS @ GWILI RAILWAY
Gwili Railway, Bronwydd Arms Station, Carmarthen, SA33 6HT
t: 01267 238213
w: www.gwili-railway.co.uk/product-category/dining/dining-ghost-express/

29 Oct - 29 Oct
PIRATES AND PUMPKINS
Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, w: www.nmrn.org.uk/news-events/events/pirates-and-pumpkins

29 Oct - 30 Oct
PIRATES AND PUMPKINS @ EXPLOSION MUSEUM OF NAVAL FIREPOWER
w: www.historicdockyard.co.uk/events-by-date/event/1713-pirates-and-pumpkins

29 Oct - 31 Oct
HALLOWEEN GHOST TRAIN @ VALE OF RHEIDOL RAILWAY
Vale of Rheidol Railway, Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG
t: 01970 625819
e: info@rheidolrailway.co.uk
w: www.rheidolrailway.co.uk/events/halloween-ghost-train/

30 Oct - 31 Oct
NORMAN KNIGHTS AT THE CASTLE
Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AB
t: 01903 882173
e: visits@arundelcastle.org
w: www.arundelcastle.org/whats-on/norman-knights-in-the-keep.html

30 Oct - 30 Oct
YOUNG CRAFTERS - PUPPET MAKING @ BUXTON OPERA HOUSE
Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6XN
t: 01298 72190
w: www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/event/make-with-lara-young-crafters-puppet-making

31 Oct - 31 Oct
HALLOWEEN TRAINS
t: 01678 540666
e: enquiries@bala-lake-railway.co.uk
w: www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk/events/halloween/

31 Oct - 02 Nov
HALLOWEEN GHOST TRAINS
East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0EY
t: 0333 320 2830
e: enquiries@eastlancsrailway.co.uk
w: www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/events-activities/2019/10/halloween-ghost-trains.aspx

31 Oct - 31 Oct
HALLOWEEN AT MONKEY WORLD
Monkey World, Longthorns, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6HH
t: 01929 462537
e: apes@monkeyworld.org
w: www.monkeyworld.org/events/halloween-at-monkey-world-2/

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