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History in Action (Multi-period)

Saturday 27 - Monday 29 August, 2016

Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle, the tented encampments of Raven Tor Living History Group, The Company of St Barbara and other historical re-enactment groups will reflect 2,000 years of local and Castle history in crafts, costume, and combat displays.

Visitors will be able to meet Roman Gladiators, Norman Knights, 15th Century archers, and 18th Century Smugglers to name but a few of the wide range of historical characters and displays on view over the Bank Holiday weekend.

 

 

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Castle Siege *

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Raven Tor Living History Group, The Wessex Medieval Alliance, and The Company of St. Barbara - Siege, Artillery & Combat.

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Medieval Tournament

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The Knights, Men-at-Arms and Archers of Raven Tor Living History Group will meet in a 15th Century Tournament.

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Mr Baker’s Dozen — a traditional English Dance Side will dance & play between 2.00pm & 3.30pm

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9 - 10 July, 2016

12th century Knights and Crusaders will meet in preparation for the long journey to the Holy Land.

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A gathering of Classic vehicles and supercars

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During the Arundel Festival, in the Barons' Hall, NOA will proudly show contemporary works by artists & photographers. Normal Castle admission prices.

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Set in the Keep at Arundel Castle - an opportunity to find out about the Smugglers of Sussex, and the Pirates who menaced the waters of the World.

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