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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Cornbury Music Festival – a fabulous finale for families in Cotswolds Oxfordshire 6-7-8 July 2017

Apr 10 2017
Cornbury Music Festival is a lovingly crafted, high end, open-air party, the ultimate celebration of music and culture set in the heart of the Cotswolds at Great Tew Park, tailor-made for the whole family. London Mums cannot wait for it! This year in particular as this year's event, the 14th Cornbury, will be the last.  It's going to be a smashing farewell party with great artists including Bryan Adams, Chrissie Hynde, Kaiser Chiefs, Jools Holland, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jack Savoretti, Scouting For Girls, Tom Chaplin (Keane), Imelda May, Right Said Fred, Midge Ure. No need to say that I particularly look forward to my teen idols Bryan Adams, Midge Ure and Sophie Ellis-Bextor as well as the Kaiser Chiefs.

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