Step into history with our summer season of events.
Experience the thrill of medieval sportsmanship with real live jousts and knights' tournaments. Get creative and build a castle in a castle with our popular Minecraft workshops. Or explore England's historic gardens with exclusive tours and demonstrations from our horticultural experts.
There's something for everyone.
Legendary Summer Season
Make this summer legendary. Witness Romans clashing, brave knights battling it out in real tournaments, and jousters displaying feats of strength and skill to rival today’s top athletes.
Experience the drama for yourself at one of our blockbuster historical events taking place across the country.Search all events
Get hands on with history
This summer get up close and experience history first hand with fun-filled family events. Discover castle life, hear legendary stories of brave heroes and formidable foes, brush up on sword skills or discover life upstairs and downstairs. Days out with kids have never been more rewarding.Search all events
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Cavendish HorsesSat 6 April - Sun 6 October 2019, Weekends only Bolsover Castle
Archaeology Store Tours24 Apr - 16 Oct 2019, Various dates Helmsley Castle
Brass Band seasonSun 7 Jul - Sun 29 Sep 2019 Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
Get Hands on with History at Audley EndSat 20 Jul - Sun 1 Sep 2019 Audley End House and Gardens