FamilyEvents

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APR
Annual Tulip Festival
Arundel Castle

Every year at Arundel Castle spring is welcomed in by the Annual Tulip Festival when tens of thousands of the flowers burst into bloom throughout the beautiful and extensive walled Gardens.This years display is set to feature over 80000 tulips in 120…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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04
APR
Combat at the Castle
Arundel Castle

The first event of Arundel Castles 2020 open season Combat at the Castle offers two immersive days of Norman escapades that will thrill visitors of all ages. Entertaining visitors from 10am 3.30pm with weapons armour combat and archery demonstrations the event…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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10
APR
Easter Trail & Craft Activities
West Dean Gardens

Bring family and friends to West Dean Gardens near Chichester during the Easter holidays and follow one of our Easter themed trails for a chocolate prize upon completion of the trail allergen free options will also be available. Easter‐themed interactive games will…

Location: 9.5 miles away

TEL: 01243 818210
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11
APR
A Call to Arms!
Arundel Castle

Returning for three thrilling days of crafts and combat A Call to Arms is the ideal Easter family day out. With have‐a‐go archery for over 8s mini medieval artillery and plenty of crafts visitors will be entertained from 10am‐4.30pm. Visitors will meet…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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01
MAY
Allium Extravaganza
Arundel Castle

Alliums are part of the humble onion family and are a firm favourite of the nations gardeners. These elaborate flowers tower over other varieties throughout the garden some reaching up to five feet tall. Who would expect such glory from an onionTickets:From…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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23
MAY
Raiders of the 15th Century: Wars of The Roses
Arundel Castle

The sound of cannon fire will echo across the grounds this late May bank holiday as the Castle is taken by storm Three days of medieval mayhem will ensue taking visitors back to the turbulent beginning of the War of the Roses.…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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24
MAY
Goodwoof
Goodwood

From competitions and demonstrations to play and pampering from trails and treats to wellness and nutrition it will be a feast of family‐friendly fun. Devised by real dog lovers for dog lovers whether or not you own one. This is not just…

Location: 7 miles away

TEL: 01243 755055
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28
MAY
Family History Day
Arundel Castle

Would you like to meet a Norman Knight a pirate or a person from the Stone Age Family History Day offers the chance to interact with characters from history and try out some historical crafts. With a storyteller a falconer have‐a‐go archery…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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20
JUN
Four Nations Knights Tournament
Arundel Castle

See knights competing for the attention of the Earl of Arundel as the 15th century comes alive Knights representing England France Poland and The Holy Roman Empire will face each other in a fearsome foot tournament as well as archery and artillery…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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11
JUL
Mustering for War
Arundel Castle

Travel back to the 12th century and witness a gathering of knights men at arms and archers training in preparation for the Third Crusade Weapons armour and battle tactics demonstrations will show the gruelling lengths the Normans went to in order to…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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21
JUL
Medieval Jousting Tournament Week
Arundel Castle

Not to be missed Arundel Castles jousting tournament is a true competition set over six days. This year teams from England France Sweden and Australia will face each other. Knights in full plate armour will charge at each other atop specially trained…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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15
AUG
Family History Weekend
Arundel Castle

A family favourite this weekend of historical hijinks is the ideal living history event for younger visitors. Historical characters including a Norman knight a pirate and a person from the Stone Age will bring the past to life. A professional storyteller will…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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27
AUG
Family History Days
Arundel Castle

Would you like to meet a Norman Knight a pirate or a person from the Stone Age Family History Day offers the chance to interact with characters from history and try out some historical crafts. With a storyteller a falconer have‐a‐go archery…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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29
AUG
12,000 Years of Combat
Arundel Castle

Who would win between a Roman gladiator and a Norman knight Find out as Arundel Castle enters a time warp this August bank holiday Eras from the Stone Age to the Victorians will face each other for the ultimate who‐would‐win showdown. A…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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20
SEP
12th Century Knights at the Castle
Arundel Castle

Meet the knights and men‐at‐arms of Arundel Castle at this one‐day event and get a glimpse into 12th century life. With weapons archery costume and craft demonstrations throughout the day visitors can beat the back‐to‐school blues with some historical hijinks this September10am…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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28
OCT
Preparing for Siege
Arundel Castle

How did Norman knights prepare to face the ultimate test a castle siege Find out this October as a garrison of knights and men‐at‐arms train to defend Arundel Castle against the fast‐approaching fearsome army of King Stephen. Visitors will have the…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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