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What Will My Visit Look Like?

After having closed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are extremely pleased to announce that we are welcoming visitors to the Newhaven Fort, from the 19th June 2021! What will my visit look like? We have made some changes at Newhaven Fort to improve visitor...

We are re-opening!

After having closed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are extremely pleased to announce that we will once again be welcoming visitors to the Newhaven Fort, from the 19th June 2021! Following some significant investment in the entrance bridge, exhibitions, and...

Significant Cash Boost for Newhaven Fort

Newhaven Fort has received a grant of £850,000 from The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport through its Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. The grant has been awarded as part of the ‘Here For Culture’ campaign and will help Newhaven Fort retain its...

Wave Leisure Trust is looking for new Trustees

We wish to recruit two new members to join our nine-strong governing body, the Board of Trustees. You would need to be able to make a commitment to Wave and devote the necessary time; have strategic vision, independent judgement, an ability to think creatively and a...

Fort Opens February 15th 2020

And we’re back! It’s been 103 days since we were last open to the public, but we’ve not been sitting idle all that time! Our Collections Manager Phil has been busy reworking some exhibitions, taking items out of storage and redesigning some of the rooms, which in turn...

Get 20% off at Sky High Trampoline Park

Make it a summer to remember with Newhaven Fort and Sky High Trampoline Park! Show proof of your entry to Newhaven Fort at Sky High Trampoline Park and get 20% off your Open Bounce. Offer runs from 24th July until 3rd September 2019 inclusive Pay full price on any...

Newhaven and D-Day

Ever since June 6th 1944 the words ‘D-Day’ have been associated with the successful Allied landings in Normandy. It was codenamed ‘Operation Overlord’. From April 1st 1944, Newhaven was within a 10 mile ‘exclusion-zone’ to visitors that stretched across the South...

Fort Fit Camp Returns

Looking to get active outdoors in time for Summer? Fort Fit Camp is the session for you! Designed to help you feel happy, strong and healthy, Fort Fit Camp is a fitness class like no other. Using the equipment in our park and other items such as battle ropes and...

Easter Holidays at Newhaven Fort

Calling all Secret Agents! The mysterious Newhaven Fort has been the subject of intrigue for almost 150 years. Now we need you to help discover its secrets. We’re looking for spies to join us throughout the Easter holidays for code-breaking and gadget making on our...

Easter Holidays with Wave Adventures

We're thrilled to be part of Wave Adventures this Easter! From building a rocket to archery with the whole family, try something new this Easter with Wave Adventures at Newhaven Fort and Shakespeare Hall: Tuesday 9th April - Outdoor Adventure Camp - 9am - 4pm - 8...