Author: Chantelle Castro-Young

How to Make a Halloween Garland

How to Make a Halloween Garland You will need: Orange Wool Green Wool Googley Eyes Green Pipe Cleaners Scissors Pom Pom Maker Glue   Step 1 – Get your pom pom maker ready by folding out the arms. Begin with the green wool and wrap this around one quarter of the pom pom maker. Wrap until you have built up...

Halloween Fun

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Halloween Fun 24th to 26th October 2017  New for October Half-Term 2017! The witches of Rockingham are gathering to celebrate Halloween for the first time in centuries! Come and take part in the spooky pumpkin activities they have been planning. A fun day out for all...

Fireworks Display Cancelled

Fireworks Display Cancelled   There will not be an event on Saturday 21st October 2017.  Unfortunately, the fireworks display at Rockingham Castle has been cancelled.  For further details please contact the Estate Office on 01536 770240 or email estateoffice@rockinghamcastle.com    ...

CHILDREN’S EASTER EGG HUNT

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] CHILDREN’S EASTER EGG HUNT EASTER SUNDAY AND BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 16TH & 17TH APRIL 2017 Family fun abounds as Rockingham Castle and gardens throw open the doors and gates on this, the first Bank Holiday of the year. The season officially begins with the ever-popular children’s...

Flashpoint Music Festival

  Flashpoint Music Festival Friday 14th July & Sunday 16th July 2017 A fantastic weekend of music offering a line up packed full of artists from across the decades, and all set in the picturesque grounds of Rockingham Castle.  This is must for music enthusiasts and the atmosphere caters for everyone. With acts already...

Kennel Club International Dog Agility Festival

International Dog Agility Festival Thursday 10th August to Sunday 13th August 2017 Bring your dog and experience the top competition for agility enthusiasts. Take part in the 'have-a-go' ring where you can try this exciting sport, or the Companion Dog Show or Scruffts competitions for a fun day our for all the...

Annual Mustang Show

Annual Mustang Show Sunday 20th August 2017 This is the national show organised by the Mustang Owners Club GB and has entrants from all over the UK and Europe. On display will be Mustangs of all styles and ages ranging from the 1960’s classics to the current 2016 UK models and include...

Castle Gift Shop Opening

Castle Gift Shop Opening Wednesday 7th December 2016   Following on from the recent triumphant Victorian Christmas event at Rockingham Castle, many visitors asked if they could revisit the Castle Gift Shop closer to Christmas. Responding to this the Gift Shop opens for a further day on Wednesday 7th December by popular demand. The...

ROCKINGHAM AND THE NOVELS OF CHARLES DICKENS

In the spirit of World Book Day we thought we would share with you some information about Charles Dickens and his connections to Rockingham Castle. During the Victorian era, Richard and Lavinia Watson entertained here in style and among their guests was their great friend Charles Dickens. This friendship with Richard...

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