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August Bank Holiday Weekend - 28, 29 & 30 August 2021

The Medieval Weekend at Herstmonceux Castle
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Saturday 14th May 2022

Castle Night Trek
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The Medieval Weekend at Herstmonceux Castle

The Medieval Weekend at Herstmonceux Castle

This year the tradition of a Medieval Weekend will continue at Herstmonceux Castle. It will not be quite as large a ‘Festival’ as we have organised in the past, but it will be an amazing medieval experience at the most beautiful moated castle in the South of England.

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Limited Entry Tickets and On-site Accommodation Upgrades

What You can Expect this year at Herstmonceux Castle on 28, 29 & 30 August 2021

•  Morning Artillery Siege of the Castle and Afternoon Battle with Hundred’s of Knights in armour

•  Horseback Skill-at-Arms Shows & Knights Jousting (tba)

•  Grand Parade each Afternoon

•  Devilstick Peat, Puppet Shows, Theatre Shows, Minstrels, Dance, Music & Drummers

•  Colourful Medieval Living History tents will be placed all around the Castle Grounds

•  Medieval re-enactors demonstrating their skills (at a safe distance behind rope lines)

•  Medieval, Craft & Retail and Food/Drink Traders Market

•  Have-a-go activities children and adults: : archery, axe throwing, blacksmithing, calligraphy, chain mail, copper bowls making and much more

•  Food Traders and Bars serving local ales

• Entry to the castle courtyard across the moat, through the outdoor courtyard and into the walled gardens

•  Woodland Trails, Magic Gardens and a rope Maze

Dogs on leads are Welcome

If you require any information please contact us on 020 8150 6767 or info@mgel.com

  • Siege of the Castle
  • Horseback Skills & Jousting
  • Medieval re-enactors
  • Living History tents
  • Have-a-go activities
  • Bars serving local ales

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