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Characters from our History

Tuesday 2 April a - Friday 25 October, 2019

Throughout the season visitors will meet historical characters. New for 2019 are our Castle Guard taking you on a tour of the castle's early defences, a Norman crossbowman explaining our 11th century Keep and a guide to the tombs in the 14th century Fitzalan Chapel.

Included in standard admission prices.

10.00 a.m.- 3.00 p.m.

Timetable

Date Character
April
9 Medieval Scribe
10 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
11 Medieval Herald
12 Medieval Herald's tour of the tombs and heraldry in the Fitzalan Chapel 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
16 Castle Guard with tour of moat and defences
17 Medieval Scribe
18 Medieval Herald
19 Castle Guard with guided tour of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
May
28 Medieval Scribe
29 Norman Baron
31 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
July
18 Medieval Herald
19 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
31 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
August
1 Medieval Scribe
2 Medieval Herald
5 Medieval Herald's tour of the tombs and heraldry in the Fitzalan Chapel 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
7 Norman Baron
8 Medieval Herald
9 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
12 Stone Age Man
13 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
14 Medieval Scribe
15 Crossbowman guides you around the Norman Keep
16 Medieval Herald
19 Crossbowman guides you around the Norman Keep
20 Medieval Herald
21 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
22 Stone Age Man
23 Medieval Scribe
27 Medieval Herald
28 Medieval Herald's tour of the tombs and heraldry in the Fitzalan Chapel 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
29 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
30 Norman Baron
September
3 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
4 Medieval Herald
October
19 Medieval Herald's tour of the tombs and heraldry in the Fitzalan Chapel 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
20 Castle Guard with guided tours of moat and defences at 11.00, 12.30 & 2.00
22 Medieval Herald
25 Norman Baron

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