Chilham Chase 2018

(Family Fun Run and Entertainment)


Monday 28th May 2018, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Chilham Castle, Chilham CT4 8DB


A family fun run; participate in the Chilham Chase, bring a picnic / enjoy the food and drink from the stalls and be entertained by a programme of events.


Entry ticket includes access to Castle Parkland normally closed to the public 


Programme of Events


11.00                  Gates open

12.00                  The Wantsum Morris Men – Dancers

12.30                  Chilham Chase registration closes

13.00 - 15.00      Chilham Chase

15.30                  Prize giving

15.30 - 16.30      Local entertainment

16.30 - 17.15      “Gentlemen of Few” (Bluegrass Band)

17.15 - 17.30      Break

17.30 - 18.15      “Gentlemen of Few” (Bluegrass Band)

19.00                  Castle grounds closed


Entrance Fee


The entrance fee to Chilham Castle grounds includes the fee for the Chase


Adult (age 15 and over) £5

Child (age 14 and below) £2

Family (up to 2 adults + 3 or more children) £15


The above entrance fee is payable on entry to the grounds of Chilham Castle and covers all

activities and entertainment unless otherwise stated.  It is payable on the gate only.


Chilham Chase


The Chase is approximately two and a half miles and will follow a marked course through Chilham Park with wonderful views of the Kent countryside – it can be as serious or as leisurely as you wish!  It is a fun run or walk with some interesting obstacles and competitions.


Please follow the LINK for further information.


The Chilham Chase in action:  chilhamchasepromo2018




“Gentlemen of Few” (Bluegrass Band of Kent)


Community Choir with Ukulele players &

Djembe Drums


The Wantsum Morris Men – Dancers




Classic Cars


 Provided by The Morgan Club and others


Glamour Glitz & Gorgeous


“Glamour Glitz & Gorgeous” Talk and demonstration of Costumes from the early 20th Century

Fashion in the Castle Hall Tickets £10 (£7 for students) (includes entry to the grounds)

Tickets available from Chilham Post Office or 01227 733803 /

Tickets will also be available on the day from the gate

Timings: Noon and 5 P.M.

All proceeds to Chilham Church


Food and Drink.


Bring your own food and drink and have a picnic in the wonderful parklands of Chilham Castle


Enjoy food and drink from our own bar and a wide selection of food stalls.


This is a nonprofit event with all proceeds donated to local charities and organisations





We would like all our guests to enjoy their day but please note the following terms and conditions


  1. Rights of admission are reserved, and entry can be denied without explanation.
  2. Attendees will be asked to leave if found to be damaging any part of the Chilham Castle Estate or its property and if causing a disturbance to other attendees.
  3. We kindly ask you stay within the marked event perimeters.
  4. Gazebos and tents are not permitted, or any other item that may obscure the view of others. 
  5. There are to be NO naked flames, including Bar-B-Ques, candles, and torches.
  7. Children under the age of 15 (14 and under), are to be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  8. The Chilham Chase has specific Terms and Conditions for Competitors which can be found by following the link above.
  9. Please remember to take all your litter home with you.


Most of all we wish you a safe and enjoyable day!

Thank you to our Supporters and Sponsors


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Images from Chilham Chase and Chill 2017