The King of Castles

NEWS & EVENTS

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

Forthcoming events

Thursday 13th 10.00am - 2.30pm £60pp

Another Christmas class making a festive centrepiece for your table. These will be made from wood and findings provided by Liz and Justine. You can adorn with decoupage and decorations. Bring a packed lunch but we will include a tour of Bamburgh Castle, tea/coffee/glass of wine and home-made cake for you to enjoy after your session. Tickets are limited.  

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Saturday 15th Christmas Concert 7pm - 9pm 

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 £14, Children £5

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2019

April

8th & 16th Mini Pony Hire - cart rides and caring for a pony

Marley the pony will be joining us and offering themed cart rides (on the flat area outside the state rooms) and you can spend a little time learning how to feed and care for a pony. There will be a small charge to enjoy this activity. 

13th, 14th, 19th, 20, 21st and 22nd Jon Purkins will be located in the Stables offering demonstrations as well as woodcraft workshops. More details will follow.

21st & 22nd Rusty Bodkins - Medieval Archer 

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer along with his weapons and his training. For a small charge you can have a go. 

24th Mark Deeks, Pianist (12 o'clock - 2.30pm) 

This is the first of many relaxing afternoons. Our Grand Piano located in The King's Hall will be played by Mark who has been playing for over 30 years. It's an opportunity to sit down and lose yourself in live music. This is included in your ticket price so don't miss it! 

May 

4th, 5th and 6th The Time Bandits - bringing history to life. Viking/Saxon themed weekend. Dress up, interact and enjoy.

5th & 6th Rusty Bodkins - Medieval Archer 

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer along with this weapons and his training. You can have a go for a small charge. 

21st Mark Deeks, Pianist (12 o'clock - 2.30pm) 

Our Grand Piano will come to life once again with Mark Deeks who has been playing for over 30 years. Mark often plays for our weddings here at Bamburgh Castle. It's an opportunity to take a seat, relax and get lost in live music for an hour or so. This is included in your ticket price so don't miss it! 

26th & 27th Northumbria Vikings and The Time Bandits

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

28th - Mini Pony Hire - cart rides and caring for a pony

 

Marley the pony will be joining us and offering themed cart rides (on the flat area outside the state rooms) and you can spend a little time learning how to feed and care for a pony. There will be a small charge to enjoy this activity. 

 

28th & 29th Rusty Bodkins - Medieval Archer 

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer along with his weapons and his training. For a small charge you can have a go. 

June

20th Mark Deeks, Pianist (12 o'clock - 2.30pm) 

An opportunity to sit down, relax and enjoy the live music. Mark has been playing the piano for over 30 years and plays for many of the weddings we have here at Bamburgh Castle. This magical couple of hours is included in your ticket price so don't miss it! 

29th June - 30th August (here every single day!) Dave the Moneyer

Our friend Dave returns. Dave sets up his Anglo-Saxon camp along with a forge and a workshop so he makes, mends and sells his goods. His methods date back to Anglo-Saxon time and whilst he is with us you can strike your own mint. He has a wealth of experience in coinage and loves talking to our visitors. Don't miss Dave!

July 

1st, 2nd, 3rdJon Purkins will be located in the Stables offering demonstrations as well as woodcraft workshops. More details will follow.  

4th  Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create. 

7th      Armstrong Siddeley  

Armstrong Siddeley was a British engineering group that operated during the first half of the 20th century. It was formed in 1919 and is best known for the production of luxury vehicles and aircraft engines. Today we will see a collection of these vehicles within the grounds of the castle. 

8th, 9th, 10th Jon Purkins will be located in the Stables offering demonstrations as well as woodcraft workshops. More details will follow. 

11th Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create.

15th, 16th, 17th Jon Purkins will be located in the Stables offering demonstrations as well as woodcraft workshops. More details will follow. 

17th Mark Deeks, Pianist (12 o'clock - 2.30pm) 

Another opportunity to sit down, relax and enjoy our Grand Piano in The King's Hall being played by Mark Deeks. A pianist who has been playing for over 30 years and will delight you for a couple of hours this afternoon. This is included in your ticket price and not to be missed! 

18th Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create. 

22nd & 23rd Rusty Bodkins - Medieval Archer 

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer along with his weapons and his training. For a small charge you can have a go. 

23rd - Mini Pony Hire - themed cart rides and caring for a pony.

 

Marley the pony will be joining us and offering themed cart rides (on the flat area outside the state rooms) and you can spend a little time learning how to feed and care for a pony. There will be a small charge to enjoy this activity. 

25th Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create. 

29th, 30th, 31st Jon Purkins will be located in the Stables offering demonstrations as well as woodcraft workshops. More details will follow. 

28th, 29th, 30th, 31st Meet 1st Lord Armstrong who will take you back in time and tell you all about his restoration plans for Bamburgh Castle. If you see him wandering around be sure to stop him and say hello! 

 

August 

1st...…..Meet 1st Lord Armstrong who will take you back in time and tell you all about his restoration plans for Bamburgh Castle. If you see him wandering around be sure to stop him and say hello!

1st Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create. 

4th Meet 1st Lord Armstrong who will take you back in time and tell you all about his restoration plans for Bamburgh Castle. If you see him wandering around be sure to stop him and say hello! 

5th - Mini Pony Hire, themed cart rides and caring for a pony

 

Marley the pony will be joining us and offering themed cart rides (on the flat area outside the state rooms) and you can spend a little time learning how to feed and care for a pony. There will be a small charge to enjoy this activity. 

6th, 7th, 8th Meet 1st Lord Armstrong who will take you back in time and tell you all about his restoration plans for Bamburgh Castle. If you see him wandering around be sure to stop him and say hello! 

8th Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create. 

10th, 11th, 12th Jon Purkins will be located in the Stables offering demonstrations as well as woodcraft workshops. More details will follow. 

12th, 13th, 14th, 15th Meet 1st Lord Armstrong who will take you back in time and tell you all about his restoration plans for Bamburgh Castle. If you see him wandering around be sure to stop him and say hello! 

 

12th & 13th Rusty Bodkins - Medieval Archer 

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer along with his weapons and his training. For a small charge you can have a go. 

 

15th Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create.

19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd Meet 1st Lord Armstrong who will take you back in time and tell you all about his restoration plans for Bamburgh Castle. If you see him wandering around be sure to stop him and say hello!

22nd Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create. 

23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th Jon Purkins will be located in the Stables offering demonstrations as well as woodcraft workshops. More details will follow.

24th, 25th, 26th, 27th Meet 1st Lord Armstrong who will take you back in time and tell you all about his restoration plans for Bamburgh Castle. If you see him wandering around be sure to stop him and say hello!  

 

26th & 27th Rusty Bodkins - Medieval Archer 

Join Rusty as he explains the life of a medieval archer along with his weapons and his training. For a small charge you can have a go. 

29th Lego artist - located in the Stables and will be running workshops each Thursday to build, invent and create. 

October 

28th - Mini Pony Hire, themed cart rides and caring for your pony. 

 

Marley the pony will be joining us and offering themed cart rides (on the flat area outside the state rooms) and you can spend a little time learning how to feed and care for a pony. There will be a small charge to enjoy this activity. 

 

For times & costs please call 01668 214 208 or Visit www.bamburghcastle.com

 

 


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