Preparing for Siege at Arundel Castle

28th - 29th October 2020


How did Norman knights prepare to face the ultimate test – a castle siege? Find out this October as a garrison of knights and men-at-arms train to defend Arundel Castle against the fast-approaching fearsome army of King Stephen.

Visitors will have the chance to meet the garrison and learn more about life in a Norman castle. Weapons, armour, archery and craft demonstrations will reveal how the garrison would have trained, fought and lived.

10am Castle and event opens

10-1pm Craft demonstrations in the South Passage

11am and 12pm Weapons and armour demos in the Duke Henry Courtyard

1-2pm Lunch

2pm Meet the garrison in the Duke Henry Courtyard

3pm Weapons, archery and combat demos American Lawn

3.30pm Event finishes

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From £11 for a child (5-16 yrs)
From £13 for an adult
From £53 for a family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children)
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