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Events Team

Events Team
Laura Burkett

Events Coordinator
Sarah Kerr

Events Team
Lin Sunderland


A new team took over the coordination of our events in October 2018. The team are currently working on a future programme of events, as well as the 2019 AGM in Hull.

More details on forthcoming events will be available here in the coming months.

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2018 opening arrangements

The ALK Museum Rooms are within Hurst Castle which is near Keyhaven, close to Milford-on-Sea in Hampshire [SO41 0TP]

Winter Season 2018 - to 29th March 2019 weekends only, subject to weather conditions.

For up to date information call 01590 642344 during castle opening hours only:
Castle opening times: 10.30am - 4.00pm
Entry fees to the Castle: Adult £5.00 ~ Child £3.00 ~ Concession £4.50
Hurst Castle Website

Entrance is free to members of English Heritage and to the Friends of Hurst Castle. There is no additional charge to visit the ALK Museum Rooms or the Trinity House Exhibition Rooms.

The ALK Museum Rooms are located at the far end of the West Wing within Hurst Castle.

Travel to the Castle is by Ferry at cost from Keyhaven (every 20 minutes from 10.00am). Alternatively, one can walk (free of charge) along the shingle spit but it should be noted that it is challenging – a distance of some 1½ miles.

Car parking is available in the Municipal Car Park at cost but there is free parking in the locality.

For more details contact:
Keith Morton, ALK Hurst Castle Project Manager
Tel: 01590 675146

11th November 2018

To commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1 South Foreland Lighthouse (on the White Cliffs of Dover) will be lit again, for just one night, as part of the national chain of beacons.

This will not be a public event but the National Trust has invited members of the ALK to be present

If you are interested in coming to this very special event please contact Charles Franklyn

Details will be sent out during the autumn once arrangements have been finalised.

The Association is committed to ensuring that all members are able to participate in events and activities. If you have a disability and wish to attend a trip, please let us know and we will endeavour to accommodate you. All members are required to sign an indemnity declaration prior to participating in events. The ALK has full public liability insurance.