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Four Nations Medieval Tournament 17 – 18 June 2017 at Arundel Castle

May 29 2017

The Knights, Squires, and Men-at-Arms of Raven Tor Living History Group will face off in a Medieval Tournament, representing the nations of England, France, Poland and Denmark.  

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Living History Day (1 June 2017)

May 17 2017

Set within the upper grounds of Arundel Castle these family friendly Living History Days will be an opportunity to meet a variety of historical characters, including a Knight, Pirate and Medieval Surgeon. Visitors will also be able to enjoy a variety of have a-go activities, such as archery and fencing. Certain days will also include falconry, face painter and an ancient story teller.  

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May Half term activities for families: Castle Siege (27 – 29 May 2017) at Arundel

May 07 2017

Arundel Castle in West Sussex is to play host to a thrilling three-day castle siege event – which will have visitors on tenterhooks throughout the May Bank Holiday weekend.

  It is 1485 and Richard III is King of England. Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond has laid claim to the throne and landed in Wales, supported by French forces. Seeing the opportunity, another a French force has also crossed the Channel, seized the Kings Ordinance (artillery) and surrounded the Castle at Arundel. The French intend to hold the Earl of Arundel’s fortress, allowing a stronger invasion force to cross from France, sail up the River Arun and into the heart of Sussex.

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Claws at Sea Life Brighton 22 April 2017

Apr 18 2017

Sea Life Brighton unveils its latest captivating installation, Claws – welcoming a host of fascinating new shell-dwelling creatures. This includes two statuesque Japanese Spider Crabs which have a leg span of a whopping 1.3 metres and can grow to the size of a car!  Other creatures on display include a Peacock Mantis Shrimp, one of the most brightly coloured animals in the world, Velvet Crabs, Starfish, Green Urchins, plus Tropical Cray Fish and large Land Hermit Crabs. There is also the chance to participate in crabby craft sessions. Marine enthusiasts will get to experience some of the ocean’s most spectacular shellfish.    

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Easter Holidays activities: Normans and Crusaders at Arundel Castle 15 – 17 April 2017

Apr 08 2017
Normans and Crusaders, taking place at Arundel Castle from 15-17 April, will transport visitors to the end of the 12th Century, when England was under the rule of Richard the Lionheart.

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