Events

Join in the fun at Bowhill Estate

If you can think of a fun and sociable way to spend your time, chances are it happens at Bowhill. With its gardens, theatre and estate; the house makes a superb stage for many different types of event, and there’s probably something exciting coming soon.

HandleBards: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

HandleBards: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Tuesday, 29th August at 6.30pm

If you haven’t seen HandleBards before, make sure you do this time! Another evening of uproarious fun and first class entertainment is promised. Join us for our annual seasonal dose [...]

Torchlight Walk to Newark Castle

Torchlight Walk to Newark Castle

Friday 1st September, 7.30pm

Enjoy a family friendly walk to Newark Castle with some stories, stops and surprises along the way. The evening begins in the Sunken Garden at Bowhill House. On the short walk to [...]

Nutty’s Little Squirrels – September

Nutty’s Little Squirrels – September

Fridays: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th September. 2.00pm-3.00pm.

A chance for the under 6’s to get out in to the woodlands of Bowhill for a ranger activity! Activities include a selection of explorer walks, storytelling, woodland crafts and [...]

Beautiful Bowhill with House Guide Walter Bateman

Beautiful Bowhill with House Guide Walter Bateman

Friday 1st September at 2pm

A walk around the architectural heritage of Bowhill, highlighting the developments and changes to the house in the late Georgian and Victorian periods. Booking essential. For more details or to [...]

Saturday Ranger Club – September

Saturday Ranger Club – September

Saturdays: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th. 1.30-3.30pm

Returning for a second year our Saturday Club will bring some of the fun of Holiday Club to the weekends, a chance to leave the parents behind and get out [...]

Sounding out the Past with Scottish Chamber Orchestra ensemble

Sounding out the Past with Scottish Chamber Orchestra ensemble

Wednesday 6th September, 6.30pm for 7.30pm

‘Sounding Out the Past’ is a new music commission for the Heritage Festival inspired by the theme ‘Borders – Where People Place & Myth Meet’ and provides an innovative way [...]

Fungal Foray – Guided Fungi Walk

Fungal Foray – Guided Fungi Walk

Sunday, 17th September. 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Join the Bowhill Ranger for a beginner’s level look at some of the amazing autumn Fungi on display in the woodlands of Bowhill.  You will also discover the place and [...]

John Watterson- The Lost Will and Testament of Jake Thackeray

John Watterson- The Lost Will and Testament of Jake Thackeray

Friday 22nd September, 8.00pm

Some 15 of Jake Thackray’s songs, hilarious, serious, bitingly satirical – some banned by the BBC! – have been uncovered and now in this brand new show they are getting [...]

 Harvest Festival

 Harvest Festival

Sunday, 24th September 11am to 4pm

Our much loved Harvest Festival with a Forestry and Farming theme. You'll find farm tours by trailer (£2.50 per person). Plus, new for 2017, enter our Bowhill Bake Off. This [...]

Straightforward Theatre – Edward and Eliza and the Smashing of the Van

Straightforward Theatre – Edward and Eliza and the Smashing of the Van

Friday 20th October, 8.00pm

The year is 1867. Edward Brett and his Irish wife, Eliza, are struggling to make a living from their small shop. Edward’s brother, a popular policeman, has been shot dead [...]