Transport yourself back to an age when chivalry was the order of the day and knights fought valiantly to defend their honour. Hear the medieval walls ring once again with the sounds of clashing steel. Witness the drama, pageantry and passion as two armoured knights invoke the ancient right of Trial by Combat. Listen to stirring renditions of bravery and heroism, and discover what it was truly like to be a medieval knight.
Learn more about their day-to-day preparations, as well as the colossal weight of armour used during combat! Experience fun-filled family entertainment fit for Royalty with our resident jesters Zooted. This double act never fail to delight with their magnificent blend of side-splitting humour, trickery and mischief. Observe incredible feats of skill during our longbow demonstrations, often the weapon that determined the outcome of many of medieval England's battles. Witness an exquisite display of medieval dressage, demonstrating the airs and graces which thoroughly entertained the nobility of the day. And why not try your hand at maille making. Master the art of weaving rivets into a protective coat of armour, a perfect skill to help prepare you for your upcoming battle! These events are free with admission to the castle, so why not set a date in your diary and come witness these chivalrous spectacles from days gone by.
|Knight's Week takes place at ...|
|Alnwick Castle, Alnwick(Historic sites)|
|4th - 10th August|