Tagged: Events

Medieval magic: Meet the Enchanted Circus

is a cautionary tale about a couple who are never satisfied with what they have | image © Luigi Sergio Tenani
Posted:
14 July 2016
Posted By:
Tom Moriarty
Categories:
Things To Do

Nicole and Martin are two Swiss performers who’ve spent their lives enchanting audiences with their retellings of fairytales and folk stories. They’ve performed over 2,300 times in 400 venues and 9 countries, they’ve had a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and won awards across the world. ...

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47 ways (at least) to banish boredom this summer

#banishboredom with English Heritage's family events this summer
Posted:
13 July 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Things To Do

Here at English Heritage we are on a mission to #banishboredom this summer. Do tales of Roman legionaries get your heart racing? Perhaps you wish you could clank around in a suit of armour, or ride a noble steed. Our packed events programme will help you find something fun to do wherever you are ...

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What makes a strong castle?

Prudhoe Castle in Northumerland - a great example of a good castle and the only fortress not to fall to the Scots
Posted:
10 May 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Like many of England’s iconic Norman castles and fortresses, Prudhoe Castle in Northumberland has stood the test of time. It’s also the only Northumberland fortress that has never fallen to the Scots - despite being besieged twice. This year also marks 30 years since English Heritage opened the ...

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The Making of a Knight

Our Knight on show at Wellington Arch
Posted:
29 June 2015
Posted By:
Phil Harper
Categories:
Historical How Tos

English Heritage’s Grand Medieval Jousts are some of our most popular events through the summer – and with good reason! Fully armoured knights clash in the ultimate test of skill and strength, competing for victory in a classic battle of chivalry. All this takes place in grand historic surroundi...

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