HeritageEvents

20
APR
A Call to Arms! Knights and Crusaders
Arundel Castle

Visitors will see the Castle become the scene of preparation for Richard The Lionheart King of England to embark on the Third Crusade.Explore the Castle as it would have appeared in 1189 as the Kings Barons and Knights raise men and supplies…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903882173 ext230
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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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…

Location: 7.5 miles away

TEL: 01903 882173
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