Great British Dog Walk 2017
Join Hearing Dogs for Deaf People for the first ever Great British Dog Walk here at the stunning Belvoir Castle. With a scenic 8km or 3km route to choose from, stalls and chance to see a live Hearing Dog demonstration it will be a great day for all the family. By coming along, you’ll be helping us to raise vital funds and awareness so we can train more life-changing hearing dogs.
Join us on Sunday 18th June 2017
Registration from 10am. 8km route to start at 11.00am, 3km route to start 11.30am
To book your place visit www.greatbritishdogwalk.org
Firework Championship 2017
Belvoir Castle welcome back organisers MLE Pyrotechnics for this spectacular firework event on 12th August 2017.
Come to this stunning venue and be amazed by 4 spectacular displays precisely set to music. 3 teams compete against each other, the audience have the chance to text vote for the team they enjoyed the most. Following the final display by organisers MLE Pyrotechnics the winning display will be announced.
Tickets can be bought direct from MLE Pyrotechnics.
Either in advance by calling 01327 876037, visiting their website www.fireworkchampions.co.uk or at the entrance gate on the the day.
Equinox 24 Saturday 23rd / Sunday 24th September 2017
Equinox 24 is a 24 hour mixed terrain race against the clock, Belvoir Castle, standing high on a hill overlooking 1,600 acres of woodland, is a breathtaking backdrop for this 10km route.
The event is open to all abilities, whether entering to run solo or in a team of 2. If your aim is to win or just to take part, this race will be exhilarating, testing and rewarding along with a great atmosphere.
The 10k route within the stunning grounds of Belvoir Castle will take you around the Estate, on completing your lap you will hand over to one of your teammates or if solo keep on running!
To book your place visit www.equinox24.co.uk
Chapel Services 2017
Associates of the Estate, tenants, employees, contractors, surveyors and friends of the family are invited to attend services held in the Castle’s private Chapel.
All services start at 7pm and is followed by a glass of wine in the Guard Room.
The services will be conducted by either Paul Towns, the Duke of Rutland’s acting chaplain, Canon Judith Wells or Canon Peter Hooper
Tuesday 17th January – Holy Communion (J.W.)
Tuesday 21st February – Holy Communion (J.W.)
Tuesday 21st March – Holy Communion (P.H.)
Tuesday 18th April – Holy Communion (P.T.)
Tuesday 16th May – Holy Communion (P.H.)
Sunday 4th June – Choral Evensong (P.T.)
Tuesday 20th June – Holy Communion (P.H.)
Tuesday 18th July – Holy Communion (P.T.)
Tuesday 15th August – Holy Communion (P.T.)
Tuesday 19th September – Harvest Festival (P.T.)
Tuesday 17th October – Holy Communion (P.T.)
Tuesday 21st November – Holy Communion (P.T.)
Tuesday 12th December – Christmas Carol Service (P.T.)
(P.T.) = Paul Towns, (J.W.) = Canon Judith Wells, (P.H.) = Canon Peter Hooper
For further information please contact either Paul Towns (Acting Chaplin) on 07855 839629 or Canon Judith Wells (Chapel Steward) on 01949 842804.
There will be canon fire on the following days:
Sunday 1st November at 7.15pm