Step back in time to the summer of 1956. The St Jude’s summer fête is about to begin. Mrs Robinson’s jam has pre-sold like hotcakes and the hotcakes didn’t turn up! There is already a queue for ‘Bat the Rat’ and Mrs Davenport has sworn to kill her husband if she catches him tinkering with Jennifer Claytons coconuts again.
Terry Waite was captured in Beirut in 1987 while negotiating prisoner relief and kept in darkness and solitary confinement for five years.
The biggest marine event hits the South Coast in September, so whether you're an expert or only just finding your sea legs, Southampton Boat Show is not to be missed. The show offers a fun-filled, action-packed day out, for families or individuals old and young!
nterested in vintage transport vehicles? Then a visit to Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway on Bus Rally Day is a must.
Make the most of your day by starting your journey from Hythe and enjoying breakfast
in the Light Railway Café before taking your seat on the train for New Romney to
admire the vintage buses, coaches and taxis in the car park area.
Discover how we bring history to life. The summer holidays will be packed with combat demonstrations, have-a-go sessions, dramatic performances, collection handling opportunities, museum tours and loads more.
Come and see everyone's favourite cheeky pig at Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.
Reserve your seats on one of the special trains on either Saturday 1st or Sunday 2nd
and enjoy the ride to New Romney station where Peppa Pig will be making personal appearances at intervals on each day!
An intoxicating mix of cars, stars and motorsport royalty come together over four superb days for the Festival of Speed. The largest event of its kind in the world, the Festival gathers together the planet’s rarest and most glamorous cars.
The Railways second beer festival will be housed in the Engine Shed which will be transformed into a space serving beer and cider from both draught and bottles. Personalised Railway bottles of Romney Marsh Brewery beer will be available alongside BEARD spoon Ciders labelled to celebrate the Railways 90th anniversary.
With slight of hand, memory the weapon, this play quietly takes us into dangerous country where one person's possession of another is the name of the game. The grip and fascination of the shifting relationships of the three characters never lets up.
Families are warmly welcomed to enjoy two days of Easter Fun at Parham House and Gardens. The event includes a garden trail, face-painting, craft activities, storytelling in the summerhouse by the lake and the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny who will be handing out chocolate treats. All activities are included in the standard admission price.
This new exhibition at Smallhythe Place explores the legacy of Edy Craig and her circle of LGBT friends that lived at the property. The exhibition delves into their work and provides a rare opportunity to learn about the connections between this vibrant group of intriguing women. From ground-breaking plays to intimate friendships, Playwrights, Pioneers and Provocateurs celebrates their important stories.
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Treat mum this Mothering Sunday, not only will she be able to take a seat and travel along the line being pulled by a world famous steam locomotive but she will also get the chance to drive the train! Mums ‘Drive a Train’ takes place at New Romney Station where she can take control of the regulator and take the locomotive to the outer station limits- under the watchful eye and guidance of one of our experienced drivers.
Steam Punk has arrived at STEAM!
Let this lively mix of music, art and trade stands liven your life right up!
The Steam Punk celebrations begin on Friday evening 24 March with a special Welcome Party*.Their also have a stupendous Steampunk Cabaret evening on Saturday 25 March