What's On

What's On

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. 

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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.

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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.

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Become an English Heritage member and take full advantage of free entry to over 400 sites plus free or discounted access to our exciting events programme throughout the year.

Join now from £4 per month

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Halloween events

Prepare for treats and tricks at our Halloween events taking place across the country.

Kids and families will have a frighteningly good time at our historic places this Halloween, with terrifying trails, spooky storytelling and creepy crafts at our castles, abbeys and houses.

And come nightfall, brave grownups can explore some of the country's eeriest castles and discover the darker side of history. 

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Forthcoming events

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