Castle Live!

Date

Sat 26 - Mon 28 Aug 2017 

Time

10am-5pm

Location

Dover Castle 

Suitable For

Everyone

A child dressed as a knight surrounded by crowds of people in front of a castle.

Join us on an action-packed adventure through history. From Romans to Medieval encampments.

Our bank holiday spectacular will see the castle divided into historic zones, each with activities to immerse you in all your favourite periods of history. You can witness the knights tourney, march with Napoleonic soldiers, listen to Tudor Music, meet Henry VIII or watch anti-aircraft gun drills. You can even build your own ingenious castle at our lego brick workshop.

Activities include -

  • Medieval Trebuchet hands on kids’ activities
  • Meet the Centurian and learn about the struggle against Celtic chieftan Caractacus
  • WWII assualt course, rifle drills and home guard training kid’s activities
  • WWI "Letters Home" play by Time Will Tell theatre
  • C15th Knights Skill at Arms Tournament 
  • Meet Henry VIII and hear his Tudor minstrels
  • A dramatisation of the 'Channel Dash' by Alex Burnham
  • Navy Officers on the story of Dunkirk
  • Meet the Red Coat Garrison - 3/1 Foot Guards 1815

Don't miss it; discover Dover’s past from the Romans to the 20th Century in this incredible Bank Holiday journey through time.

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £19.40
Child, 5-15 years £11.60
Concession £17.50
Family £50.40

Price Notes

English Heritage members and Corporate members enjoy free entry to this event.

How to book

Purchase your tickets today here online. You can also buy tickets by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183  (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm Sat 9am – 5pm). Please note the telephone bookings will close at 3pm the day before the event or 3pm on Friday if the event is on a weekend. Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

How to find us

Property
Address
Castle Hill, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU
Location
Kent, South East

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