A Call to Arms! Knights and Crusaders
Explore the Castle as it would have appeared in 1189 as the King’s Barons and Knights raise men and supplies in the large tented encampment on the lower lawns.
Visitors will witness breath-taking demonstrations of Norman weaponry, armour, combat, battle tactics, archery and falconry. There will also be a craft tent and have-a-go archery for the over 8s to enjoy across the three-days of 12th century festivities.
10am Castle and event opens
10am Weapons and archery training
10-1pm Have-a-go archery, craft tent, and mini medieval artillery
11am Knights and Crusaders: weapons and armour demonstration
12noon Falconry demonstration
1pm Mustering the Archers: archery demonstration
2pm Falconry demonstration
2-4pm Have-a-go archery, craft tent, and mini medieval artillery
3pm Preparing for War: combat, archery, and battle tactics demonstration
4:30pm Event closes
*Have ago archery over 8's only, height restrictions may apply