Discover life in wartime Britain at Hever's Home Front – 26 & 27 June

hever castle wartimeStep back in time to 1940s Britain, at Hever Castles Home Front event. 

Meet reenactors portraying Home Guard soldiers and members of the US navy and army.

Discover more about the role of the Local Defence Volunteers, the Women’s Voluntary Service, air raid wardens and the Land Army.

Immerse yourself in the time with authentic ration-time cooking and enjoy displays of motorbikes and vintage prams.

Take part in a dance class in the tea tent, with toe tapping music from DJ Jivin Jim Dandy, join in with a sing-a-long (subject to government regulations) and browse stalls selling vintage wares and refreshments. Then finish off your look with a trip to the Pretty Me vintage hair salon.

Be inspired by a speech from Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who will be joined by his wife Clemmie. Marvel at the model boats on the moat or take a selfie with a grounded life-size Hurricane.

The gardens open at 10.30, and the castle at 12:00.  The last admission is 16.30, and the final exit 18:00.  

For further information, please visit or call 01732 865224. 


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