Normans & Crusaders in The Keep at Arundel Castle 26 – 27 October 2016

Aug 26 2016
Normans-and-Crusaders-at-Arundel-Castle

Normans & Crusaders in The Keep at Arundel Castle 26 – 27 October 2016

Raven Tor Living History Group will be portraying the life and times of the 11th century Norman Period in The Keep at Arundel Castle. With combat, weapons, armour and crafts displays, visitors will be able to see what life was like for those living in a castle following the Battle of Hastings, and the building of the first phase of the castle.

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Medieval Tournament at Arundel Castle (20 – 21 August 2016)

Jul 30 2016
Medieval Tournament

The Knights, Squires, Archers and men-at-arms of Raven Tor will meet in tournament over this August weekend. With competitors using a variety of weapons, the free-style fighting of the combatants will be the nearest recreation of tournament combat seen outside of the 15th Century. With a story teller, falconry and archery displays and a tented encampment, there is plenty to see and experience over the weekend.

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West End play: THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Jul 21 2016
The Scarecrows' Wedding (image from Edinburgh Festival 2015). Photo Steve Ullathorne (3)

Diego (9) and I went to watch a new Summer play based on THE SCARECROWS’ WEDDING book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler and were not disappointed. At the end of the show we even met the illustrator who wrote a lovely dedication on our book, which we have read and treasured for many years. Call me childish or infantile, but I totally loved the way the story was brought to life by just three talented actors.

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