Events

There’s always lots going on at Belmont

Events

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

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

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 2019
27 April 2019
£20

Specialist Clock Tour – Fully Booked

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 2019
06 May 2019

Spring Fair

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

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13 May 2019
£50

Introduction to Screen Printing

This one-day workshop will introduce you to the art of silk screen printing. You will learn different printing techniques to produce one-off and repeat prints and take those skills away with you to carry on printing at home. You…

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14 May 2019
£40

Spoon Carving Workshop

Enjoy a unique and satisfying experience learning how carve your own wooden spoon. You will be taught the safe and proven ways to carve and whittle. Phil  Brown from Badger Bushcraft will demonstrate how to…

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15 May 2019
£10

Herb Walk

This relaxing walk will introduce you to different herbs used today and historically 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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20 May 2019

Meet The Head Gardener

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 May 2019
£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…

Find out more »
28 May 2019
£15

Gelli Printing – May Half Term

Yes, you read it correctly, Gelli printing! Come along to this 2-hour workshop and find out about this flexible type of mono printing. After a demonstration, children will get to take a walk around the…

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June 2019
12 June 2019
£30

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 and natural medicine. They are the…

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17 June 2019

Meet The Head Gardener

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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28 June 2019
£25

Linocut Printing

This is potato printing for grown-ups! Using the beautiful surroundings of Belmont House and Gardens as inspiration, in this workshop you will learn how to carve a linocut tile to produce a repeat pattern or…

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29 June 2019

NGS Open Garden Weekend

Belmont is pleased to support the work of the National Garden Scheme. The Tea Tent will be open from 12.00pm serving a wonderful range of cakes and tray bakes. Admission £5.00, children £2.00. Please note:…

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29 June 2019
£20

Specialist Clock Tour – Fully Booked

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…

Find out more »
30 June 2019

NGS Open Garden Weekend

Belmont is pleased to support the work of the National Garden Scheme. The Tea Tent will be open from 12.00pm serving a wonderful range of cakes and tray bakes. Admission £5.00, children £2.00. Please note:…

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July 2019
03 July 2019
£30

Lavender Workshop

Lavender is considered by many as the most useful herb for several ailments and a favourite ingredient in skincare products. Discover the Aromatic plants growing in our beautiful gardens and explore the senses with plant and hydrosol testing. You…

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05 July 2019

The Winter’s Tale

“The Winter’s Tale” is a wonderful fairy story set in Sicily and Bohemia. Leontes has everything a man could want, wealth, power, a family that loves him and friends, but he is not at peace. Inside…

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15 July 2019

Meet The Head Gardener

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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21 July 2019

Nell Gwynn

London, 1660, King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with the love of all things loud and extravagant. And at Drury Lane a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatre goers. “Nell…

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August 2019
14 August 2019

Summer Photography Evening

On the Love Your Camera Summer Photography Evenings, you are invited to bring your camera and enjoy two hours in the beautiful Belmont Gardens. A little walking may be involved as well as enjoying the serene…

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18 August 2019

Treasure Island

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for this brand-new adaptation of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. When he stumbles across a coveted treasure map, young Jim Hawkins finds himself on an epic…

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19 August 2019

Meet The Head Gardener

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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21 August 2019

Summer Photography Evening

On the Love Your Camera Summer Photography Evenings, you are invited to bring your camera and enjoy two hours in the beautiful Belmont Gardens. A little walking may be involved as well as enjoying the serene…

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31 August 2019
£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…

Find out more »
September 2019
07 September 2019

Woodfest & Country Fair

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, horse logging, pole lathe turning, bushcraft as well…

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08 September 2019

Woodfest & Country Fair

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, horse logging, pole lathe turning, bushcraft as well…

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16 September 2019

Meet The Head Gardener

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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28 September 2019
£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…

Find out more »
October 2019
01 October 2019
£60

Bowl Carving Workshop

Learn to make a beautiful wooden bowl in this wonderful Kent countryside setting. A busy day will be rewarded when your creation takes pride of place in your kitchen. £60.00pp including a light lunch, booking…

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16 October 2019
£20

Herbal Roots Workshop

Autumn is the ideal time to harvest our herbal roots for medicine. Discover the medicinal plants we have growing at Belmont and make a liquid herbal tincture to see you through the colder months. £20.00pp…

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November 2019
13 November 2019
£20

Christmas Pomanders

Come and make a scent-sational gift for your home. Kick start your festive preparations with this delightful workshop where you will find all you need to make an aromatic Christmas decoration that will last for…

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December 2019
03 December 2019
£35

Christmas Wreath Making

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath to hang on your front door, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners.…

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04 December 2019
£35

Christmas Wreath Making

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath to hang on your front door, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners.…

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05 December 2019
£35

Christmas Wreath Making

What better way to get into the festive spirit than making your very own Christmas wreath to hang on your front door, using seasonal foliage from the Belmont gardens. This workshop is suitable for beginners.…

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