Events Listings: 27 Oct 2017

Events for 27 Oct 2017

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Come and Reunite Gilbert the Ghost with his Ancestors of Gardens Past!

Date: 23 October 2017 - 31 October 2017

Every day

Location: Exbury Gardens

Time: 10:00 - 17:30

Cost: Adult £15.45, child £8.30, see all prices on website

Take the last train home this October half term and reunite Gilbert the Ghost with his forgotten family. Hear the tale, explore the gardens and meet the Ghosts of Exbury Past!

Hop aboard The Flying Sorcerer and help solve the mysterious goings-on round our train track!

A frightfully good time awaits with a pumpkin trail and spell search before little ones get adventurous in the play area. Spooky trails in Witches Wood will lead older ones down the darkest paths to uncover haunted phantom poems.

Mr Eddy’s Tearooms will have a fang-tastic menu filled with tricks or treats, along with a Haunted Workshop with creepy crafts and face painting and there’s even pumpkin carving too (additional cost applies).

Come and see us for some spooky family fun!

The Flying Sorcerer will be running up to seven times a day from Monday 23 – Tuesday 31 October and pre-booking is essential, so visit www.exbury.co.uk to book your tickets now!

Halloween at exbury

Exhibition: From the Charter of the Forest to the present day

Date: 14 October 2017 - 14 January 2018

Every day

Location: New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NY

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

Cost: Free

A special exhibition for all ages exploring the Forest's link to the Charter of the Forest and the new Charter for Trees.

On Monday 6 November 2017 it is the 800th anniversary of the historic Charter of the Forest, which established rights of access and use for the Royal Forests in England. The date also marks the launch of a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People.

This fun and family friendly exhibition will explore the Charter of the Forest, what is was and how it still resonates today.

This exhibition is part of the Heritage Lottery funded Our Past, Our Future Landscape Partnership Scheme.

Explore the New Forest's woods and trees

Date: 14 October 2017 - 14 January 2018

Every day

Location: New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst

Time: 10:00 - 15:30

Cost: Free

A special exhibition celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Tree Charter.

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New Forest Knowledge Conference 2017: New Forest Archaeology

archaeology conference

Date: 27 October 2017

Location: Lyndhurst Community Centre

Time: 09:30 - 17:00

Cost: £20 per day/£30 for both

The 2017 New Forest Knowledge Conference will celebrate the archaeological and historical research being carried out in and around the New Forest.

Find out what is taking place around the National Park and by who, and hear the results of recent work. The conference will also discuss new techniques and approaches, and you can find out how you might get involved in the future.

As well as presented papers there will be poster displays from local community groups and students and various display stands. We will aim to ensure there is enough time for you to enjoy these and also to chat with other individuals and representatives from local community groups and organisations.

The conference runs over two days, Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October, at the Lyndhurst Community Centre from 9.30am until 5pm.

Confirmed speakers on Friday 27 October:

  • Stephen Fisher: Equipping the Armada: The Archaeology of Lepe Country Park
  • Richard Reeves: All about the bounds. What medieval perambulations can tell us about the New Forest
  • John Cockram: The New Forest and the Great War 1917
  • Katherine Blayney, University of Oxford: Conquest and land clearance: the Domesday account of the New Forest

With more to come...

Day tickets cost £20, but we hope you will be able to join us for both days at a discounted price of £30.

Click here to book your tickets online.

Enquiries: archaeology@newforesnpa.gov.uk

October Half Term Actvities

Date: 21 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

Every day

Location: Beaulieu, National Motor Museum, New Forest, SO42 7ZN

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Cost: Please see website for full details

Discover the fantasy and folklore of Halloween at Beaulieu with amazing seasonal activities and traditional fun and games.

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Celebrate the magic of autumn at Beaulieu this October half term with amazing seasonal activities and traditional fun and games that all the family will enjoy. See the fantastic harvest festival-themed decorations in Palace House and head to the Victorian Kitchen to help the cook to bake soul cakes, a traditional autumn recipe.

Don’t miss special themed arts and crafts activities for younger visitors to get stuck into before having your face painted with a ghoulish design. Follow the All Hallows trail around the Beaulieu attraction, discovering fascinating seasonal facts as you go and learning about the origins and folklore of Halloween and All Hallows Day. Search for the spiders that are hiding across the attraction, can you spot where these eight-legged critters have gone? For more magical goings-on, explore the secluded Mill Pond Walk to see fairy doors belonging to Beaulieu’s smallest residents, plus tree carvings of the mythical griffin, many-headed serpent and the green man of the woods.

Contact us on 01590 612345 or email visit@beaulieu.co.uk

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