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August 2016

The Siege of Kenilworth Castle

August 28, 2016 @ 11:00 am - August 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Kenilworth Castle Kenilworth, CV8 1NG United Kingdom + Google Map

  750 years ago Kenilworth Castle was the setting for England’s greatest ever siege. Join us to mark this historic date with a weekend of live-action re-enactments. Experience the trials and excitements of life in a castle under siege, and discover the skills needed to survive. With flaming siege machines, re-enactment groups from around the country, and a packed programme of entertainments, this will be the biggest battle the castle has seen since 1266! Check website for pricing information.

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September 2017

British Military Weekend

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
British Motor Museum CV35 0BJ

Discover Britain in wartime as the British Motor Museum hosts an impressive collection of British Military vehicles, living history re-enactments and a special WW1 history display. Come and explore the replica Mark IV tank used in the movie War Horse and the B2737 – the Battle Bus. Sign up for Soldier School or take on ‘Kitchener’s Mission’ a fun family trail with activities along the way including decoding secret messages, bandaging wounds in the Casualty Clearing Station, Zeppelin spotting and…

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June 2018

GRAND MEDIEVAL JOUST AT KENILWORTH CASTLE

June 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Kenilworth Castle CV8 1NG

Feel the heat of the contest as magnificent knights on horseback clash at the greatest event of medieval England. Cheer on your favourite in this thundering battle of bravery and honour. Soak up the medieval way of life in the colourful encampments and be entertained by the naughty court jester while your budding young knights can have their strength and skills tested. Buy tickets for this event online before Friday 15 June and receive 10% off!

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July 2018

The Norman Castle

July 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - July 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Kenilworth Castle CV8 1NG + Google Map

Meet the Normans at one of England's great Norman castles! Travel back to a time after 1066 (and all that!) to see a mighty trebuchet in action, meet knights and their Men at Arms as they train for war, and marvel at the remarkable Empress Matilda who battled for control of England.

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August 2018

Hill Close Remembers: At the Going Down of the Sun.

August 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Close Gardens Warwick, CV34 6HF United Kingdom

Kenilworth folk group Romany Pie present a First World War anthology of songs, readings and poems, including some with local interest. There will be an opportunity to see an exhibition about life on the home front in Warwick, and light refreshments will be served after. Tickets: £11 including refreshments and a donation to a veteran’s charity. (This event must be pre-booked)

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May 2019

War of the Roses Live at Warwick Castle

May 25, 2019 - June 2, 2019
Warwick Castle CV34 4QU + Google Map

Experience a spectacle never before seen in the UK, complete with perilous stunt riding, fearless jousting and epic special effects. 1455 and the House of Lancaster holds the English throne. King Henry VI’s crown is challenged by the House of York. The rival houses clash in battle and the bloody war that ensues was to last over 30 years. Marvel as the legendary Wars of the Roses unfolds before you during an epic live action show at Warwick Castle. Experience…

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