Events

There’s always lots going on at Belmont

Events

The House is open for guided tours from April until the end of September - Saturdays, Sundays and BH Mondays, first tour of the day 2.15pm.

The Gardens are open throughout the year from 10am til dusk, we look forward to welcoming you on a wintery day.

There’s always lots going on at Belmont throughout the year. Please scroll down the page to find the dates for the Spring Fair, open air theatre productions, bushcraft workshops, Woodfest, Meet the Head Gardener tours and lots more.

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Upcoming Events

April 2020
21 April 2020
£75

Willow Weaving Workshop – CANCELLED

If you have ever fancied having a go at making your own willow animal sculpture, or just love the idea of a new craft, then now is your chance! Trottiscliffe Willow is a Kent based…

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25 April 2020
£20

Specialist Clock Tour – CANCELLED

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the…

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May 2020
03 May 2020

Spring Fair – CANCELLED

Our Spring Fair features a superb range of quality plants and herbs, garden-related gifts, artwork, textiles and a whole host of wonderful crafted delights as well as some delicious local food and drink. It really…

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13 May 2020
£10

Herb Walk – CANCELLED

This relaxing walk will introduce you to some different herbs used throughout history to treat illness and maintain health. Learn about the benefits of some very familiar wild plants as well as lesser known ones.…

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19 May 2020

Meet The Head Gardener – CANCELLED

Join our Head Gardener, Graeme, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the…

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30 May 2020
£20

Specialist Clock Tour -CANCELLED

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the…

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June 2020
03 June 2020
£35

Hydrosols and Rosewater Distillation Workshop

Mandy Rickard, local herbalist and aromatherapist is giving a workshop on distilling hydrosols (aromatic waters) for herbal healing. Many herbs have aromatic properties we can use in skincare, household products and natural medicine. They are…

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16 June 2020

Meet the Head Gardener

Join our Head Gardener, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the seasonal…

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17 June 2020
£35

Chamomile Workshop

Chamomile is one of the most widely used plants by herbalists. This herb has been shown to ease heartburn, nausea and colic in infants as well as help with other conditions such as anxiety and…

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26 June 2020
£30

Linocut Printing Workshop

Our Head Gardener will take you on a tour of the gardens where you’ll be able to gather flowers and leaves to use as inspiration for your print. After working these into a design you’ll…

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27 June 2020
£20

Specialist Clock Tour

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the…

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July 2020
04 July 2020

NGS Open Garden

We are pleased to be supporting the work of the National Garden Scheme. Our Tea Tent will be open from 12.00pm serving a wonderful range of cakes and tray bakes. Admission £5.00, children £2.00. Please…

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05 July 2020

NGS Open Garden

We are pleased to be supporting the work of the National Garden Scheme. Our Tea Tent will be open from 12.00pm serving a wonderful range of cakes and tray bakes. Admission £5.00, children £2.00. Please…

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08 July 2020
£40

Herbal First Aid Workshop

There are many healing herbs which can be used for first aid treatment and minor ailments. Garden herbs can be extremely effective, abundant, easy to find and quite often have more than one benefit. During…

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10 July 2020

Open Air Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – CANCELLED

On Midsummer’s night, four young lovers find themselves in anenchanted and mysterious forest, ruled by prying pixies and feuding fairies. The Fairy King and Queen are at war and keen but clueless amateur actors Bottom,…

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16 July 2020

Summer Photography Evening

Bring your camera and enjoy a couple of hours creating photos in our beautiful grounds. Come and enjoy the serene spaces of the Kitchen and Walled Gardens and make time to create some beautiful and fun…

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21 July 2020

Meet the Head Gardener Tour

Join our Head Gardener, Graeme, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the…

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25 July 2020
£20

Specialist Clock Tour

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the…

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30 July 2020
£30

WILD BOX Cocktail Making Class

Join us for a WILD BOX cocktail making class using Kent’s finest sprits and other local produce. Situated in the Orangery, you will have an insight to the products used followed by an interactive class on…

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August 2020
18 August 2020

Meet the Head Gardener Tour

Join our Head Gardener, Graeme, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the…

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29 August 2020
£20

Specialist Clock Tour

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the…

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29 August 2020

Open Air Theatre: The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle – CANCELLED

Award Winning outdoor theatre company, Illyria, will bring their fabulous new adaptation of The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle to Belmont with Jip the Dog, Dab Dab the Duck, Gub Gub the Pig and Polynesia…

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September 2020
12 September 2020

Woodfest & Country Fair (12th & 13th September)

The Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair is an event not to be missed. We have lots of exciting woodland demonstrations taking place over the weekend including chainsaw carving, furniture and basket making, willow weaving, horse logging, pole…

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13 September 2020
£6.4 – £8

Woodfest & Country Fair (12th & 13th September)

The Belmont Woodfest & Country Fair is an event not to be missed. We have lots of exciting woodland demonstrations taking place over the weekend including chainsaw carving, furniture and basket making, willow weaving, horse logging, pole…

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15 September 2020

Meet the Head Gardener Tour

Join our Head Gardener, Graeme, for a walking tour around our beautiful gardens to see some of the many species of plants and trees we have at Belmont. He will also tell you about the…

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17 September 2020

Autumn Photography Morning

Bring your camera and enjoy a few hours creating photos in the beautiful grounds here at Belmont House on an Autumn Photography Morning with photographer Karen Louise George. Enjoy a walk around the beautiful Belmont…

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23 September 2020
£25

Roots and Relaxing Remedies

Learn about the relaxing and restoring properties of plants. Our herbalist will show you how herbs can be prepared and used for their relaxing properties. This is a hands-on workshop where you get to take…

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25 September 2020
£30

Linocut Printing Workshop – Sensational Seed Heads

Our Head Gardener will take you on a tour of the gardens where you’ll be able to gather seed heads and leaves to use as inspiration for your print. After working these into a design…

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26 September 2020
£20

Specialist Clock Tour

On the last Saturday of each month, Jonathan Betts, an expert in Horology and formerly of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, conducts a specialist tour around the clocks of Belmont House. Last Saturday of the…

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October 2020
06 October 2020

Introduction to Screen Printing

A one-day workshop, held in the Orangery, introducing you to the art of silk screen printing. You will learn different printing techniques to produce one-off and repeat prints. You can take those skills away with you…

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14 October 2020
£35

Distilling Rosemary Aromatic Water – Herbal Workshop

As the colder weather approaches, we can harness the uplifting herbs growing around us and add them to our medicine and kitchen collection. Rosemary is such a well-known culinary herb, but did you know it…

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November 2020
18 November 2020
£25

Christmas Pomanders

Come and make a scent-sational gift for your home. Kick start your festive preparations with this delightful workshop to make a fragranced Christmas decoration that will last you for years to come. £25.00pp including all…

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December 2020
03 December 2020
£30

WILD BOX Festive Cocktail Making Class

Join us for a WILD BOX cocktail making class using Kent’s finest sprits and other local produce. Situated in the Orangery, you will have an insight to the products used followed by an interactive class on…

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08 December 2020
£35

Christmas Wreath Making

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Attendees are advised to bring their…

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09 December 2020
£35

Christmas Wreath Making

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Attendees are advised to bring their…

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10 December 2020
£35

Christmas Wreath Making

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners. Attendees are advised to bring their…

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