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Sat 29 & Sun 30 Sept 2018TIME
Witley Court and GardensSUITABLE FOR
Witness graceful hawks and fearsome falcons in flight as our expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds.
10.30am Hawk Mews opens for viewing
Come meet all the hawks at roost and talk to the falconers
11.30am Hawking at harvest time
Learn how falconry was crucial to the Victorian dinner plate
1.30pm Falconry fact and folklore
What is true and what is false in the history of falconry
3.30pm An ancient art in a modern age
Discover how the sport came back into fashion in the Victorian period
4pm - 5pm Last chance to visit Hawk Mews and speak to the falconers
|English Heritage members||Free|
|Child, 5-17 years||£5.20|
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