In celebration of all things ingenious, a range of events are taking place that showcase the history of invention and innovation throughout England.
Are you sharp enough to learn the way of the sword in our Knight School? Have you got the skills needed to organise your own mini castle siege? Ever wanted to get hands on with archaeology like a Victorian fossil collector? This year you can make all these things happen (and lots more!) at our special events taking place across the country.
Castle Live!Sat 26 - Mon 28 Aug 2017
Join us on an action-packed adventure through history at Dover Castle in Kent. From 'What the Romans Did for Us' to Medieval encampments.
Pendennis at WarTue 25 - Thu 27 Jul 2017
Step back in time to the Second World War at Pendennis Castle in Cornwall and experience explosive action and all the thrills of the home front.
Discoveries and InventionsMon 24 - Thu 27 Jul 2017
Are you a budding Darwin or an up-and-coming Brunel? Get your thinking caps on and your brains buzzing at Eltham Palace in Essex.
Hands on History: SeafarersMon 24 - Fri 28 Jul 2017
Have a go at sea themed crafts and learn navigational skills to help you get home after a great day at Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire.
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