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NEWS & EVENTS

Welcome to our news and events with all the latest at Bamburgh Castle.

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UP COMING EVENTS


Keeping the castle alive


APRIL

16th Beastly Egg Hunt

To save her beastlings, the Bamburgh Beast has hidden her golden eggs around the castle find them all to enter a draw for some of her golden treasure.

16th Create your own Faberge Egg

Come and create a beautiful decorated egg to take home. (Included in admission)

16th, 17th, 18th & 30th Rusty Bodkins – Medieval Archer

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer, his weapons and training, then have a go yourself and see how well you do! (Small charge for ‘have a go’)

MAY

1st, 30th & 31st Rusty Bodkins – Medieval Archer

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer, his weapons and training, then have a go yourself and see how well you do! (Small charge for ‘have a go’)

28th & 29th The Vikings are coming!

The Northumbria Herred of the Vikings invades the castle to show us what life was like with a tented camp, talks and demonstrations. (Included in admission) 

JULY

10th - 12th Small Axe Woodcraft

Explore traditional woodworking techniques with Jon Purkins, have a go yourself or buy a piece of Jon’s stunning work. (Charges may apply)

15th & 16th Living History with St Cuthbert’s Land

Bringing the archaeology to life with a living encampment and demonstrations including cooking and warfare.

17th- 19th Small Axe Woodcraft

Explore traditional woodworking techniques with Jon Purkins, have a go yourself or buy a piece of Jon’s stunning work. (Charges may apply)

23th Celtic Art

Decorate a tile with a traditional Celtic design.

23rd & 24th Rusty Bodkins – Medieval Archer

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer, his weapons and training, then have a go yourself and see how well you do! (Small charge for ‘have a go’)

29th Leasungspell by Bob Beagrie

An epic poem describing the voyage of an Anglo-Saxon monk from Hartlepool to Whitby, as we learn about the landscape he travels and hear his own reminisces including those about the battles between Northumbrians and Mercians. Adults £6 Children £2

29th & 30th Erksine Regiment

The Erskine Regiment interpret and re-enact the life of soldiers of the 1640's - the bishops wars, Montrose's war and the English Civil War.

31st Small Axe Woodcraft

Explore traditional woodworking techniques with Jon Purkins, have a go yourself or buy a piece of Jon’s stunning work. (Charges may apply)

AUGUST

1st- 3rd, 7th -10th, 12th- 15th Small Axe Woodcraft

Explore traditional woodworking techniques with Jon Purkins, have a go yourself or buy a piece of Jon’s stunning work. (Charges may apply)

13th, 14th & 15th Rusty Bodkins – Medieval Archer

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer, his weapons and training, then have a go yourself and see how well you do! (Small charge for ‘have a go’)

26th, 27th & 28th The Clarence Household

The fantastic Clarence Household return for three days of living history, talks and superb demonstrations. (Included in admission)


SEPTEMBER

No events are planned for September at the moment.

OCTOBER

22nd & 23rd Rusty Bodkins – Medieval Archer

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer, his weapons and training, then have a go yourself and see how well you do! (Small charge for ‘have a go’)

29th Spooky Tiles

Paint your own spooky tile to take away.

DECEMBER

16th Christmas Concert

An evening of festive music in the glorious setting of the King’s Hall with The Berwick Concert Band. Mulled Wine & Mince Pies served in the Medieval Kitchen during the interval. Adults £12, Children £5

17th Make a Christmas Decoration

Come along and make a Christmas decoration to take home and hang on your tree. Suitable for adults and children. (Included in admission)

For times & costs please call 01668 214 208.


 


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