What's on inArundel


Welcome to Arundel

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Arundel - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Arundel to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Arundel

25
MAY
Raiders of the 15th Century: England vs. France
Arundel Castle

Following the Wars of the Roses England is once more at peace but King Edward IV is hatching a plan to pursue his claim to the throne of France. When the French hear Edward is planning an invasion they seize the opportunity…

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30
MAY
History Day
Arundel Castle

History Days will be an opportunity for children of all ages to meet historical characters including a Norman knight pirate and Palaeolithic man. Activities such as have‐a‐go archery mini catapults and a craft tent will spread across the upper grounds and a…

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22
JUN
Mustering for War
Arundel Castle

The Empress Matilda has arrived at Arundel Castle to pursue her claim to the throne of England. Hearing that her cousin Stephen has already been crowned and is hastening towards the coast Matildas forces train to prepare for the forthcoming battle. Men‐at‐arms…

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13
JUL
Norman Knights Tournament
Arundel Castle

12th century knights squires archer and men‐at‐arms will face off in a foot tournament on the lower lawns of Arundel Castle. With competitions using a variety of weapons the free‐style fighting of the combatants will be the nearest reproduction of tournament combat…

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23
JUL
Medieval Jousting Tournament Week
Arundel Castle

The highlight of Arundel Castles open season Medieval Jousting Week promises nothing less than a true clash of the titans with plenty of fierce rivalries along the way.Visitors will cheer on the worlds finest jousters as they demonstrate their brawn and bravery…

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16
AUG
Shakespeare in the Collector Earl’s Garden: The
Arundel Castle

Set within Arundel Castles critically‐acclaimed gardens alive with thousands of colourful blooms these shows offer theatre lovers an experience like no other. 5.30pm Castle grounds open6.30pm The Collector Earls Garden gates open7.30pm Performances start…

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17
AUG
Family History Weekend
Arundel Castle

Activities such as have‐a‐go archery mini catapults and a craft tent will spread across the upper grounds and a falconer and storyteller will demonstrate their dazzling abilities. The thrilling Kids Battles will allow little ones to try their hand at wielding soft‐play…

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24
AUG
12,000 Years of Combat
Arundel Castle

12000 Years of Combat a 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…

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15
SEP
12th Century Knights at the Castle
Arundel Castle

Raven Tor Living History Group returns to the origins of Arundel Castle portraying the men and women of the 12th century. An opportunity for visitors to meet Norman knights and ladies see the combat training of men‐at‐arms and archers and have‐a‐go at…

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30
OCT
Norman Knights at the Castle
Arundel Castle

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the garrison of the then Earl of Arundel Robert de Belleme as the troops train in preparation to receive the forces of Kind Henry I in the Duke Henry Courtyard.This two‐day event will also feature…

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Tourist Attractions


Goodwood House

Goodwood combines the glamour of a great English country house with the warmth of a family home. Still owned and lived in by the Earl and Countess of March and their young children, this unique Sussex house provides a stunning setting for one of the most significant private…

Arundel Castle

There is nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, situated in magnificent grounds overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel. Arundel Castle is now the home of The Duke…

Chichester Cathedral

For nearly 1000 years Chichester Cathedral has welcomed visitors through its doors worshippers, seekers, people with every kind of need. The history of Chichester Cathedral begins in 681 when Saint Wilfred brought Christianity to Sussex and established a Cathedral in Selsey, a small community south of…

Lush

Lush Nightclub in Worthing, West Sussex. Contact venue on telephone number 01903 216677 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

J H Q

SnookerPool Hall at J H Q in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Contact venue on 01243 841079 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Vision

Vision Nightclub in Bognor Regis, West Sussex. Contact venue on telephone number 01243 863786 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Arundel? See our list of attractions in Arundel, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.