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Programme of Events for 2015

Please note that dates, details and times of our public events may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. 

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month up to and including the 13th December (excluding January) Nothe Fort Artillery Display Team.

The Fort’s Artillery Volunteers show off their musketry and cannon handling skills with several big bangs.

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Normal entry prices apply 

August 7th - 31st Matchstick Fleet events-matchstick1.jpgReturns
Come and be amazed at the detail and accuracy of the scaled matchstick replicas of modern warships on display. The whole of our exhibition area is filled with these exquisite models that have taken one man a lifetime to build. Open during normal opening hours.

Normal entry prices apply 

Wednesday 28th October  11.am – 4pm  Bedlam & Broomsticks

Come and enjoy Halloween Activities at The Nothe fort Ghosts,  Ghosts,   Ghosts………..
There are plenty at the Nothe Fort, as many people will testify, and that most ghostly time is  fast Approaching – Halloween.

There will be lots of wonderful creepy crafts for the children to make and a prize for the most imaginative and original fancy dress costume. The Mad Magician will be visiting with some very interesting tricks and allusions.

Hunt the Ghost: Spell Writing: Games: Face Painting: Treasure Hunt:  

Normal entry prices apply

Friday 30th Saturday 31st October from 7.30pm Halloween Evenings

This will be admission by ticket only and limited places will be available.

These special evenings will start at 7.30pm with a delicious two course meal followed by coffee and chocolates.   A full bar is available for you to purchase your evening drinks.   You will then be taken on a tour of our haunted underground passages and told some ghostly stories that will send shivers down your spine!   Why not dress up for the occasion to get the true spirit of the evening.

The Fort View Café will be open from 7pm for any pre-dinner drinks that you may wish to buy and meet your host for the evening, David Goulden of the Dorset Paranormal Research Team.   Please note this event is not suitable for children under the age of sixteen years.   ghost shadow.jpg

Tickets priced £21 will be available soon to purchase on line, from the Nothe Fort Office Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm or from Nothe Fort Reception on Sundays.   When booking your tickets you will be asked for your choice from the menu.   If booking on line you will be contacted by e mail.

Special Event -  Please note Annual Pass not applicable.

Christmas Fayre: Sunday 6th December from 11am to 4.30pm

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Come and get into the true spirit of a Victorian Christmas. 

Santa Grotto, Children's crafts, seasonal food and craft stalls, treasure hunt, face painting.   New this year will be a reindeer hunt. There will be prizes for the best Victorian costumes with judging at 1pm.  The Fort View Café will be open for lots of festive treats and don't forget to visit our Gift Shop for some special Christmas gifts . christmas tree 2014.jpg

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Normal entry prices apply