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Sat 22 - Sun 23 Apr 2017
Beeston Castle and Woodland Park
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Discover the legend of St. George, patron saint of both England and soldiers, as his story is brought to life in the castle grounds. Junior knights will be able to join in, and the whole family can enjoy the celebrations of this great British legend with a feast of medieval fun and games throughout the weekend.
Timetable for the Day
11am Soldier's drill - watch the garrison practice in the arena
11.30am Kids shield and spear drill - learn how to protect yourself from a dragon attack!
12pm Cheer on the garrison as they compete in medieval games
12.30pm Medieval music by Dragon's Breath
1pm Mummers Play: Saint George and the Dragon
1.30pm Sword skills - hone your sword skills ready to fight dragons
2pm Archery and firepower display
2.30pm Medieval music by Dragon's Breath
3pm Kids shield and spear drill - learn how to protect yourself from a dragon attack!
3.30pm Mummers Play - Saint George and the Dragon
4.00pm Medieval music by Dragon's Breath
4.30pm Sword skills - hone your sword skills ready to fight dragons
Throughout the day:
Visit the living history encampment to experience traditional sights and sounds, including cookery, the surgeon and medieval crafts.
Young knights and princesses can try their hand at junior jousting from 12pm - 1pm and 2pm - 3pm.
Hunt the dragon scales - a dragon has lost some of his scales whilst flying over Beeston Castle. How many scales can you find?
|English Heritage members||Free|
|Child, 5-15 years||£5.15|
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