Events

The Adventures of Sexton Blake

Enjoying outdoor theatre at Croft Castle, Herefordshire © NT Images

Enjoying outdoor theatre at Croft Castle, Herefordshire

Sunday 17 May, matinee, 3pm start

Croft Castle hosts an afternoon, open air theatre experience suitable for all ages. Bring your deck chairs and picnic blankets for a performance from the 'Don't Go Into the Cellar!' theatre company as they bring you mystery, intrigue and a barrel of laughs from Sexton Blake. 

This a free event for everyone to enjoy but normal admission fees apply.

 

 

 

First World War at Croft

Uncover the stories of the Croftâ¿¿s at war in 1914 © NT Images

Uncover the stories of the Croftâ¿¿s at war in 1914

Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 May, 11am to 5pm

We continue our commemoration of the First World War with a weekend of talks and displays. Our experts will be on hand inside the castle with a special display of period photography, and items from the Great War to bring the past to life. Look out for our costumed demonstrators who will be sharing the story of Herbert Kevill-Davies and marking the tragic anniversary of his death during the war.

 Normal admission fees apply.

1000 mile trial

Vintage car on the 1000 mile trial, stopping at Croft Castle © Samantha Duncalf

Vintage car on the 1000 mile trial, stopping at Croft Castle

Thursday 16 July, 3pm

The Royal Automobile Club's annual 1000 mile trial pit stops on day four four with us during their 5 day challenge. the bvery first trial began in 1899 when most of the country had never seen a motor car. The prestigious collection of pre-war, vinatge and later classic vehicles will be calling in to the grounds of Croft as part of their five day journey, and what better back drop to see them in?

 

 

 

 

Second World War at Croft

Don your forties finest to enjoy free entry © Samantha Duncalf

Don your forties finest to enjoy free entry

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June, 10am to 5pm

The twentieth century theme to Croft's program continues with this very popular annual event, which has this moved from nearby Berrington Hall. See military vehicles, authentic costumes, period weaponry and even get your hair done in a fabulous forties style with our on-site hairdresser! 

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