Knights at the Castle
27th & 28th May
11 am – 4 pmOur annual Living History Weekend is back! This year we are going multi-period and celebrating the Castle’s 800-year story. Expect all the sights, sounds and smells of Norman and medieval life. Have – a -go archery, an alchemist and host of other display, crafts activities and exciting combat demonstrations throughout the day.
This year it will be a paid entry event. We’re coming to the end of our Lottery Funding, so we have to stand on our own two feet now. Please support us by coming along.
Under 3s go free
A CELEBRATION OF TEA
4pm – 8pm.If you love tea, or dancing or cream teas, this is the event for you! We’ve joined forces with a student called Jo to help her raise money for her trip to Japan to teach English. What better way to fuse cultures than with a joint love of tea?
Your ticket will your invite to traditional Japanese tea ceremony, a tasting of teas from around the world, and a Tea Dance. Your ticket includes a cream tea, served by our lovely neighbour Kavanagh’s Tearoom, or you can upgrade your ticket to a Cherry Blossom ticket and have an afternoon tea with delicious sandwiches and cakes as well as your scone. Bring your purses, as Prosecco will also be on sale, and the chance to buy the teas you’ve tried.
£68 per personIn association with Kavanagh’s Tea room – dig out your best doublet and hose and join us for a slap up 5-course meal inspired by medieval recipes and experience dinner 13th-century style. There will be entertainment throughout the evening. Dress code is medieval and we encourage everyone to dress for the occasion. There will be a prize for the best costume on the night.
Nobles Tables Ticket includes a 5-course meal, a drink on arrival and entertainment.
There will be a bar on the night but drink pre-orders will be available closer to the event. Once the Menu and drinks list are finalised it will be made available online.
Tickets are strictly limited.
Tickets must be paid for before the event and bookings close on 26th May 2018.