Inspire Arts & Culture

Stonehenge

Experience how Neolithic people lived through the seasons with special events and activities. Step back in time, and get stuck into a range of demonstrations. Take part in mapping out the sun’s movements, learn about cardinal directions and discover the farming techniques once used by the people who lived here.

Nearest Station: Salisbury

Pendennis Castle

Take a wander through Henry VIII’s seaside fortress and be transported back to Tudor times. With fantastic autumn events to get involved with, from Halloween and castle tours to putting on your most wicked grin for the Shiver Me Timbers! costume competition, there’s something for everyone.

Nearest station: Falmouth Docks

Spooky Halloween tours

Brace yourself for a night of fright at Pendennis Castle on one eerie and creepy Halloween tour. Uncover Falmouth’s frightful past while embarking on an after-hours journey, where wicked tales, ghostly characters and a petrifying past are brought to life.

Nearest station: Falmouth Docks

Comedy Gladiators

It’s survival of the funniest at Rip Roar Comedy Club as 8 comedians get ready to go head-to-head in the Comedy Gladiators battle of jokes. Gather up your friends and join the audience of judges on 28 October, with tickets going from just £7.

Nearest station: Bristol Temple Meads

The Bristol Street Art Tour

From ’80s graffiti to Banksy street art, walk through a world of colour, uncovering 30 years of street art stories. See Bristol’s creative community at its finest, and enjoy a day of fun and creativity with friends.

Nearest station: Bristol Temple Meads

St Michael’s Mount

Fall in love with a fairytale Cornish island that stays magical no matter how high the tide. With medieval pathways and a castle surrounded by legendary tales, you’ll feel like time has stopped and you’re walking through the perfect dream.

Nearest station: Penzance

The Roman Baths

Get hands on with the Roman Baths Behind the Scenes Tours this autumn. Follow the curatorial team and uncover the Roman way of life, with the chance to discover their oldest collections, including archeology from your area.

Nearest station: Bath

Warrior Treasures: Saxon

Discover a glistening collection of gold, weaponry and semiprecious gems at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. See how this Staffordshire Hoard brings to life Beowulf, the Old English poem about great kings, gold and loyal heroes.

Nearest station: Bristol Temple Meads

The Royal College of Art

Culture meets science at the Royal College of Art with a range of unique exhibitions.

Visit the S:FUTURE and Research_Alive events that challenge the notion that science and art don’t mix.

Nearest station: London Paddington

The Lion King

Join Simba and the rest of the pride at the Lyceum Theatre for this award-winning Disney production. Experience brilliant performances, stunning costumes and breathtaking special effects. All brought to life by the amazing Julie Taymor.

Nearest station: London Paddington