Things To Do

Step into England’s story with these ideas of places to discover, things to do and events at our sites.

Things to Do in August 2017

Posted:
28 July 2017
Posted By:
Gareth Clifford
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Things To Do

Our summer events programme is fully underway as we head into August. If you’ve never witnessed a joust or medieval tournament before, now is your chance. Our Knights Season is crammed full of unscripted medieval games, so you and your family can get into the sporting mood and cheer your champion...

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Things to do in July 2017

Posted:
29 June 2017
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

Summer is in full swing, and there's lots going on at our historic places all across England. As the school holidays begin, our Medieval Knights Season gets underway with live jousts and knights tournaments. New openings at Hailes Abbey, Osborne and St Augustine's Abbey are bringing the stories of o...

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Things to do in June

A woman high-fives a child outside Walmer Castle
Posted:
31 May 2017
Posted By:
Hannah Silverman
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Things To Do

Finally the sun is shining and hopefully it'll be no time before we can leave our coats and wellies at home and properly venture into the great outdoors. We’ve got lots planned this month including our exclusive Blooming Gardens events and medieval encampments where you can witness the drama o...

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How to be an archaeologist

archaeology at Old Sarum
Posted:
3 May 2017
Posted By:
Rose Arkle
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Things To Do

Archaeology is the study of human history and prehistory. It is done by excavating sites and analysing artefacts and other physical remains. The difference between history and archaeology is that history is informed by specific events (for example, a battle or a new monarch being crowned) and use...

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