Events Listings: 28 Oct 2017

Events for 28 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 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.

opof tree exhibition

Fireworks Spectacular

Date: 28 October 2017

Location: Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire, United Kingdom SO42 7ZN

Time: 15:00 - 21:30

Cost: Please see our website for full details

An explosive and dynamic fireworks display set to a ‘Broadway’ theme.


Be wowed by the explosive and dynamic fireworks display, set to a 'Beaulieu does Broadway' theme. Have fun on the Beaulieu Rides & Drives and Old-Time Fairground, all at good value extra charges.

Hot food and drinks are available both inside and out, as well as roast chestnuts and candyfloss. Everyone is invited to get in the spirit of the night in fancy dress!

New Forest Knowledge Conference 2017: New Forest Archaeology

archaeology conference

Date: 28 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 Saturday 28 October:

  • Josie Hagen, Bournemouth University: Will Buckland Rings Reveal its secrets?
  • Jack Powell, Aerial Imagery Analyst, Air Photo Services: Using Aerial Imagery for Desk Based Research
  • Iris Kramer, University of Southampton: Automated Detection of Archaeology in the New Forest using Deep Learning with Remote Sensor Data
  • Mike Gill, Avon Valley Archaeology Society.

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.


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