Learn about Elizabethan Artillery in this fun family event

30th April – 1st May

May bank holiday event bucks

An exciting living history May Bank Holiday event

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.

  • Meet costumed re-enactors and learn about life in Elizabethan England
  • Watch exciting displays of swordsmanship
  • Take part in the Children’s Bill Drill and see if you’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)

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

Standard admission prices apply. Free entry for Annual Pass holders.

Please note that Tesco Clubcard vouchers cannot be used on bank holiday Monday.