Learn about Elizabethan life in this fun family event

30th August – 31st August

August Bank Holiday Event Elizabethan AdventureAn exciting living history August Bank Holiday event

*Cancelled due to Covid-19*

Discover life in the 16th Century and meet costumed re-enactors in the Museum’s historic buildings.  Watch as the Elizabethans duel for your entertainment, and watch exciting displays of artillery from the longbow to the gun in this family friendly, living history event.

  • Visit the encampment on Leagrave Common, meet costumed re-enactors and learn about life in Elizabethan England
  • Watch an exciting display of swordsmanship
  • Let the kids take part in the Childrens’ Bill Drill and see if they’ve got what it takes to be a member of the militia! (Limited numbers)
  • Discover how the longbow gave way to the gun in an action-packed firepower display (loud noises: may not be suitable for very young children or dogs)

Please be aware that all timings and activities are subject to change and weather.

Standard admission prices apply. Free entry for Annual Pass holders

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