Tagged: Kenilworth Castle

5 Ways to Party like Elizabeth I

A reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper of Queen Elizabeth I being welcomed by Robert Dudley in July 1575
Posted:
21 June 2019
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English Heritage
Categories:
Historical How Tos

Do you dream of holding history’s greatest get-together? Or being the cialis sales host with the most? Take some tips for how to throw the perfect party from Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, who produced the ‘Princely Pleasures’ at Kenilworth Castle, a nineteen-day celebration put on for the delight of Q...

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Victoria Pendleton: My Day as a Jousting Knight

Victoria in full armour next to her horse, Duke with Kenilworth Castle in the background
Posted:
19 July 2017
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Victoria Pendleton
Categories:
Behind the Scenes

Victoria Pendleton is a double Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist, amateur jockey and has been a contestant on Britain's Strictly Come Dancing. But how will she take to England's oldest national sport of jousting? We challenged Pendleton to a jousting bootcamp at Kenilworth Castle to see how the str...

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