12,000 Years of Combat
The three-day spectacular will showcase the heritage of Sussex and the Castle, providing visitors of all ages the opportunity to meet characters from the past and watch combat demonstrations.
The thrilling showdown will see gladiators, crusaders and knights clash in the ultimate ‘who would win’ fight. The skirmishes will combine traditional armour, skilful combat and historical pride with many more surprises along the way!
10am Castle and event opens
10am Weapons training
11am Roman gladiators
11:30 Falconry demonstration
12noon Saxons, Normans and medieval knights
1pm Medieval artillery demonstration
2pm Roman gladiators
2:30pm Falconry demonstration
3pm Walk through history followed by the Grand Melee
4:30pm Event Closes
*Please note there will be loud noise from canon fire