Calendar

2023 calendar of events 

Monthly tour bookings are normally available for Drop Redoubt Fort, April to September, and subject to inclusion below) – please use the link to book. Please note we do not operate tours of the Grand Shaft staircase but on days it is open you can visit without booking and explore at your leisure.

Unfortunately all tours for 2022 are now ended but will start again in April 2023

Tours/visits are free but we welcome cash donations on the day or you can donate safely online at our GoFundMe page – as an entirely voluntary organisation 100% of all donations go back into the work of WHPS.

Click on any green highlighted text for more info………….

January 2023

February 2023

March 2023

  • Fri 10th March 2023 18:45 – 21:30 Annual General Meeting
    St Mary’s Church Hall Dover CT16 1BY
  • Sun 19th Mar 10:30 – 15:00 Volunteer Workday
    Meet at Drop Redoubt Road, Dover  CT17 9DY
  • Sun 19th Mar 10:30 to 16:00 Grand Shaft open
    Click here for information on visiting the Grand Shaft staircase

April 2023

May 2023

June 2023

  • Date tbc June 10:00 – 17:00
    Dover Western Heights Open Weekend Drop Redoubt Fort/Grand Shaft Staircase
  • Date tbc June 10:00 – 17:00
    Dover Western Heights Open Weekend Drop Redoubt Fort/Grand Shaft Staircase
  • See our open weekend page for more details
    Grand Shaft CT17 9DA Drop Redoubt CT17 9DY

July 2023

August 2023

September 2023

  • Date tbc Heritage Open Days – North Entrance open
    Access only via pre-booked walking tours which depart every half hour from 1000 to 1500.
    Click here for Useful Access & Tour Info
  • Sun 17th Sep 10:30 to 16:00 Grand Shaft open
    Click here for information on visiting the Grand Shaft staircase

October 2023

  • Sun 15th Oct 10:30 – 15:00 Volunteer workday
    Meet at Drop Redoubt road CT17 9DY
  • Sun 15th Oct 10:30 to 16:00 Grand Shaft open
    Click here for information on visiting the Grand Shaft staircase

November 2023

  • Sun 19th Nov 10:30 – 1500 Volunteer Workday
    Meet at Drop Redoubt road CT17 9DY
  • Sun 19th Nov 10:30 to 16:00 Grand Shaft open
    Click here for information on visiting the Grand Shaft staircase