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WHERE & WHEN WE PERFORM

Our Performance Dates

September 2021

25th & 26th

Apple Festival at Audley End House, Essex

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House as part of this popular festival.

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October 2021

9th & 10th

1066 – Battle Royal at Battle Abbey, Hastings

We return to English Heritage's Battle event with our play about this famous year in our history.

18th & 19th

WWI schools event, Luton

We are providing WWI workshops for schools as part of a hmdt Music In Schools Project

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November 2021

11th

WWI Schools Day, Luton

We are providing a WWI workshop as a part of a hmdt Music In Schools Project

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Previous Events

September 2021

18th & 19th

Meet the staff at Audley End House

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House in 1881.

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18th

Richmond 950 in Richmond, North Yorkshire

We are performing a bespoke piece of street theatre for Richmond 950 celebrating the history of Richmond Castle and the town itself.

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11th & 12th

Meet the staff at Audley End House

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House in 1881.

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4th & 5th

Meet the staff at Audley End House

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House in 1881.

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4th

Hedgerley Memorial Hall Centenary Event

We are performing a bespoke piece celebrating the building of the memorial hall in Hedgerley as well as having a picnic!

August 2021

28th - 30th

Victorian Horses of Audley End – Audley End House, Essex

We are working with Raphael Historic Falconry to display mounted falconry during the reign of Queen Victroria

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28th - 30th

The Knights Tournament at Beeston Castle, Cheshire

Providing commentary for English Heritage's Knights Tournament event

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28th - 30th

The Knights Tournament at Dover Castle

Providing commentary for English Heritage's Knights Tournament event

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24th - 27th

The Knights Tournament at Pendennis Castle, Falmouth

Providing commentary for English Heritage's Knights Tournament event

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21st & 22nd

150 years at Fort Nelson, Portsmouth

Discover Fort Nelson's role in WWI as part of our Summer at the Fort weekends

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21st & 22nd

Dracula! at Whitby Abbey

Returning for it's 10th glorious year, our version of Dracula is back at Whitby with a new cast and new script!

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21st & 22nd

Meet the staff at Audley End House

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House in 1881.

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14th & 15th

150 years at Fort Nelson, Portsmouth

Meet some of the Fort's Victorian residents as part of our Summer at the Fort weekends

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14th & 15th

Dracula! at Whitby Abbey

Returning for it's 10th glorious year, our version of Dracula is back at Whitby with a new cast and new script!

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14th & 15th

Letters Home! at Wrest Park

Our play telling the story of the post office during WWI will be performed as a part of the event 'Wrest at War' for English Heritage.

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14th & 15th

Meet the staff at Audley End House

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House in 1881.

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7th & 8th

150 years at Fort Nelson, Portsmouth

Discover Fort Nelson's role in WWII as part of our Summer at the Fort weekends

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7th & 8th

Dracula! at Whitby Abbey

Returning for it's 10th glorious year, our version of Dracula is back at Whitby with a new cast and new script!

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7th & 8th

Meet the staff at Audley End House

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House in 1881.

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July 2021

31st July & 1st August

150 years at Fort Nelson, Portsmouth

Discover Fort Nelson's role in WWI as part of our Summer at the Fort weekends

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31st - 1st Aug

Dracula! at Whitby Abbey

Returning for it's 10th glorious year, our version of Dracula is back at Whitby with a new cast and new script!

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31st July & 1st August

Meet the staff at Audley End House

A chance to meet Mrs Crocombe and other servants living and working at Audley End House in 1881.

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29th July

Meet Sophia Duleep-Singh

An online event as part of the series 'Quiz a character' with Ancient House Museum, Thetford

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27th - 29th

Knights Tournament – Pendennis Castle, Falmouth

Providing commentary for English Heritage's Knights Tournament event

24th & 25th

Dracula! at Whitby Abbey

Returning for it's 10th glorious year, our version of Dracula is back at Whitby with a new cast and new script!

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24th & 25th

150 years at Fort Nelson, Portsmouth

Learn about the building of the Fort with our Victorian building contractor

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17th & 18th

Dracula! at Whitby Abbey

Returning for it's 10th glorious year, our version of Dracula is back at Whitby with a new cast and new script!

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3rd - 4th July

Meet the Authors at Wrest Park, Bedfordshire

Meet Lewis Carroll and Beatrix Potter and help them create a new story! This is a part of the 'A Grand Family Day Out' event for English Heritage

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June 2021

29th June - 1st July

Paradise – Lost and Found at the Plantation Gardens, Norwich

A history of the Plantation Gardens in Norwich, a secret garden. A play for schools.

21st & 22nd

Life in a Medieval Castle – Hedingham Castle – Schools event

Working with Hands on the Past to provide a medieval schools day at the castle.

19th & 20th

Dover Castle – 1941

Live interpretation at Dover Castle, 'We will Fight them on the Beaches'. In collaboration with HistoryRiot.

12th & 13th

Dover Castle – 1941

Live interpretation at Dover Castle, 'We will Fight them on the Beaches'. In collaboration with HistoryRiot.

5th & 6th

Dover Castle – 1941

Live interpretation at Dover Castle, 'We will Fight them on the Beaches'. In collaboration with HistoryRiot.

1st - 3rd

The Greatest Queen – Osborne House, IOW

We are performing 'The Greatest Queen' at English Heritage's Victorian event. A play written to impress, Casandra Worthy and her sisters are desperate to entertain Queen Victoria.

May 2021

29th - 31st

Dover at War – Dover Castle

A small scale WWII event at Dover Castle.

15th & 16th

Dover Castle – 1941

Live interpretation at Dover Castle, 'We will Fight them on the Beaches'. In collaboration with HistoryRiot.

8th & 9th

Dover Castle – 1941

Live interpretation at Dover Castle, 'We will Fight them on the Beaches'. In collaboration with HistoryRiot.

1st & 3rd

Dover Castle – 1941

Live interpretation at Dover Castle, 'We will Fight them on the Beaches'. In collaboration with HistoryRiot.

April 2021

24th & 25th

St George’s Weekend at Wrest Park

A small scale event for English Heritage. Four medieval performers need guidance and support as they rehearse for their play, The Story of St George.

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12th - 18th

Dover Castle – 1941

Live interpretation at Dover Castle, 'We will Fight them on the Beaches'. In collaboration with HistoryRiot.

December 2020

5th & 6th

An Audience with Father Christmas – Kenilworth Castle Cancelled

Father Christmas will be at the Castle for the weekend so come along and share a story with him. Perhaps he will have a little gift.

5th -22nd Dec

Father Christmas at Lincoln Castle TBC

Join Father Christmas for some stories of Christmas past and if you have been good enough a gift!

October 2020

31st Oct & 1st Nov

Tales for Halloween at Fort Nelson, nr Portsmouth

Ghost Stories for all the family with in the underground chambers and tunnels of the Fort.

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28th - 31st

Ghost Stories at Brodsworth Hall, nr Doncaster

Evening performances of Victorian story-telling including a tour of the house after dark!

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28th - 31st

Ghost stories at Scarborough Castle

Evening performances of Victorian story-telling including a tour of the ruined castle after dark!

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28th - 31st Oct

Ghost Stories at Carlisle Castle

Evening performances of Victorian story-telling including a tour of the ruined castle after dark!

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28th - 31st Oct

Ghost tours at Carisbrooke Castle

Evening performances of Victorian story-telling including a tour of the ruined castle after dark!

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28th - 31st Oct

Ghost Stories at Tynemouth Priory and Castle

Evening performances of Victorian story-telling including a tour of the ruined castle after dark!

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24th - 1st Nov

The Story Generator – Lincoln Castle Cancelled

Meet our Victorian story generators to create a unique legend to help tell the story of the Victorian Prison inside the Medieval Castle.

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24th Oct - 1st Nov

Spooky Half-term at Carisbrooke Castle

Come in your best halloween costume to hunt for spooks and hear ghost stories!

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23rd - 31st

Illuminated Abbey – Whitby Abbey Cancelled

We are to return to the Abbey for this wonderful event - details tbc.

10th & 11th

We Three Kings – Battle Abbey, Hastings

Our play telling the story leading up to the famous battle in 1066 returns to English Heritage's iconic event at Battle Abbey.

5th - 7th TBC

Schools History festival – Ely Cathedral Cancelled

This is the year of the Pilgrimage and we are writing a bespoke piece for the Cathedral's schools festival and providing workshops.

September 2020

28th - 30th TBC

Schools History Festival – Ely Cathedral Cancelled

This is the year of the Pilgrimage and we are writing a bespoke piece for the Cathedral's schools festival and providing workshops.

August 2020

29th - 31st Cancelled

Making of Englishness – Framlingham Castle, Suffolk

Meet characters from history that have both contributed to and reflected the making of englishness, from King Harold, Queen Elizabeth to Alan Turing. With activities for all and a chance to create stories with Beatrix Potter and Charles Dickens!

29th - 31st Cancelled

Victorian Holidays – Scarborough Castle

What did the Victorians do on holiday? Come and find out at our event at Scarborough Castle.

25th - 27th Cancelled

The Battle of Legends – Carisbrooke Castle, IOW

The Battle of Legends - our play where legendary characters meet returns to the Grand Medieval Joust.

22nd & 23rd Cancelled

Dracula – Whitby Abbey

A re-imagining of our long running family-friendly telling of Dracula at this iconic setting!

18th - 20th Cancelled

The Battle of Legends – Carisbrooke Castle, IOW

The Battle of Legends - our play where legendary characters meet returns to the Grand Medieval Joust.

15th & 16th Cancelled

Dracula – Whitby Abbey

A re-imagining of our long running family-friendly telling of Dracula at this iconic setting!

15th & 16th Cancelled

Magic, myths and legends – Lincoln Castle

Merlin and Morgana appear in some of the most famous legends, join them to hear their stories and create some of your own.

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15th & 16th Cancelled

Siege! – Framlingham Castle

We will be providing King John for this dramatic siege!

8th & 9th Cancelled

Dracula – Whitby Abbey

A re-imagining of our long running family-friendly telling of Dracula at this iconic setting!

4th - 6th Cancelled

Knights Tournament – Pendennis Castle

Commentator for this medieval event

1st - 5th Cancelled

After the Eagles – Chesters Roman Fort, Hadrian’s Wall

We are performing 'After the Eagles' at English Heritage's Roman event. The play looks at the year 410 as the Roman army leaves Britain.

1st & 2nd

Dracula – Whitby Abbey – Cancelled

A re-imagining of our long running family-friendly telling of Dracula at this iconic setting!

July 2020

28th - 30th Cancelled

Knights Tournament – Pendennis Castle

Commentator for this medieval event

25th & 26th Cancelled

Dracula – Whitby Abbey

A re-imagining of our long running family-friendly telling of Dracula at this iconic setting!

18th & 19th Cancelled

The Making of Englishness – Whitby Abbey

Meet characters from history that have both contributed to and reflected the making of englishness, from King Harold, Queen Elizabeth to Alan Turing. With activities for all and a chance to create stories with Beatrix Potter and Charles Dickens!

11th & 12th Cancelled

Once Upon a Time – Lincoln Castle

Our Victorian explorers are on the look out for fairytales, with Lewis Carroll on hand for assistance come along and see if you can create your own mythical story.

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6th - 8th CANCELLED

Bloody Pomfret – Pontefract Castle

School history days at Pontefract Castle where the students try to uncover the historical secrets of the castle under the watchful eye of a very famous sleuth!

June 2020

27th & 28th CANCELLED

Medieval Joust – Lincoln Castle

Medieval barber surgeon and storytelling!!

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24th & 25th Cancelled

Paradise Lost and Found – Plantation Gardens, Norwich

A bespoke piece celebrating the story behind the Plantation Gardens in Norwich from its construction to the secret garden that it is today. Schools and evening public performances.

22nd Cancelled

The Mansfield Case – Kenwood House

We return to Kenwood House, Hampstead with our play telling the story of the Mansfield Ruling in 1772.

6th & 7th CANCELLED

Knights of Lincoln Castle

Providing commentary for this medieval event as well as a barber surgeon

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April 2020

25th - 26th CANCELLED

The Search for St George – Wrest Park, nr Bedfordshire

We return to English Heritage's multi-period event at Wrest Park with our play 'The Search for St George'!

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9th CANCELLED

Victorian Dragon Hunters – Pontefract Castle

As part of this Easter event Perdita Worthy and her brother will be sharing their collection of stories and finds from their years Dragon hunting!

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4th - 19th CANCELLED

Victorian Dragon Hunters – Lincoln Castle

"To find a Dragon, you must Think like a Dragon" Meet Perdita Worthy and her brother this Easter as they share their stories and finds whilst dragon hunting across the known world!

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February 2020

15th - 23rd

Victorian Crime and Punishment – Lincoln Castle

This Feb Half-term meet some of the Victorian prisoners held in Lincoln Prison, hear their stories and help the Judge decide on a suitable punishment!

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December 2019

14th/15th

An Audience with Father Christmas at Gainsborough Old Hall

14th/15th, 19th-22nd

An Audience with Father Christmas at Lincoln Castle

14th - 22nd

Christmas Emporium at Lincoln Castle

Join our Victorian characters at the Emporium within the walls of the Castle and witness the amazing light show.

7th/8th

An Audience with Father Christmas at Belsay Hall

7th/8th

An Audience with Father Christmas at Brodsworth Hall

November 2019

30th/1st Dec

An Audience with Father Christmas at Belsay Hall

30th/1st Dec

An Audience with Father Christmas at Brodsworth Hall

2nd/3rd

Ghost Stories at Brodsworth Hall

We return to tell Victorian inspired tales of horror and the macabre - not for the faint hearted.

1st

Museums at Night – Fort Nelson

Cassandra Worthy and her troupe of Victorian story-tellers are paying a visit to the Fort to share some rather terrifying tales.

October 2019

28th - 1st Nov

Victorian Science at Fort Nelson

We explore science in the Victorian age at the wonderful and rather spooky setting of Fort Nelson

26th/27th

Ghost Stories at Brodsworth Hall

We return to tell Victorian inspired tales of horror and the macabre - not for the faint hearted.

26th/27th

Ghost Stories at Scarborough Castle

Ghost stories inspired by the history of the castle will be told after dark by a rather sinister Victorian storyteller.

19th - 27th

Spooky Prison at Lincoln Castle

We return to tell the rather spooky and unpleasant history of the Victorian Prison at Lincoln Castle

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12th/13th

1066-Battle Royal

Our play is returning to Battle Abbey as part of the famous re-enactment event!

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August 2019

https://royalarmouries.org/event/history-live-weekend-3/

History Live weekend at Fort Nelson

Looking at the history of the fort, specifically during WW2

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25th/26th

Warriors at Beeston Castle

Keeping you a breast with the activities of the day we are providing the commentary for this 13th C warrior event!

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24th/25th

History Live weekend at Fort Nelson

Looking at the history of the fort, specifically during WWI

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20th-22nd

Myths and Legends Joust at Carisbrooke Catle IOW

We return to the island for some more myths and legends and jousting at this iconic castle.

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17th/18th

History Live weekend at Fort Nelson

Looking at the history of the fort, specifically during the Victorian Age

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13th - 15th

Myths and Legends Joust at Carisbrooke Catle IOW

Another new play for us as we tell the myths and legends around the characters jousting at this iconic castle.

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10th/11th

Siege! at Framlingham Castle

King John returns to Framlingham drum up support and put down any that rise up against him.

10th/11th

History Live weekend at Fort Nelson

Looking at the history of the fort, specifically during WW2

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3rd

Festival of Norfolk and the Punjab – Thetford

Sophia Duleep Singh will bring this wonderful festival to a close.

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3rd

1930’s day at Bekonscot Model Village and Railway

Started in 1929 this delightful model village is celebrating its early years!

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3rd/4th

History Live weekend at Fort Nelson

Looking at the history of the fort, specifically during WWI

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1st

Potwallopers and Plumpers Play in Pontefract.

Join us for a bespoke play celebrating Pontefract’s history as we take to the hight street on Yorkshire day

July 2019

27th/28th

Victorian Extravaganza at Lincoln Castle

Meet Victorians celebrating their own inventions, industry and the Queens Empire - and perhaps the Queen herself?

27th/28th

Victorian Sports Day at Scarborough Castle

Keeping you a breast of all the activities at this exciting event we are providing the commentary - anyone for cricket?

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6th/7th

Story Telling Weekend at St Augustine’s Abbey

6 famous authors from history gather at the abbey to tell stories, talk of their writing, debate and entertain.

6th/7th, 13th/14th, 20th/21st

Victorian Prison at Lincoln Castle

Our Victorian characters return to Lincoln Castle to tell the story of the Victorian Prison

June 2019

30th

Girton College celebrates it’s 150th birthday

We have been commissioned to write a piece about the history of the college as well as bringing to life some of the college’s most treasured photographs of early students.

22nd

Ethedreda Day at Ely Cathedral

Performing a play about the St Ethedreda, her life and significance to the city of Ely.

22nd/23rd

The Mansfields at Kenwood House

English Heritage have commissioned a new play telling the story of Dido and Lord Mansfield to be performed at this new event.

15th

Festival of Norfolk and the Punjab – Thetford

We will be a part of the opening of this festival, providing Sophia Duleep Singh to welcome all who come to celebrate the impact her family had on Thetford town.

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14th

The Pageant of Bloody Ponfret at Pontefract Castle

An event running for educational groups. We have been commissioned to write and perform a play telling the story of Pontefract Castle

9th

Royal Holloway’s Festival of History – Egham, Surrey

We return to this one festival with our plays 'Letters Home' and 'History of Heritage’ along side a new play commissioned telling the sad story of Anne Askew.

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May 2019

25th- 27th

Story Telling Weekend at Whitby Abbey

For this weekend a gathering of famous authors from history, who have connections with the north of England, will gather at the Abbey to tell stories, talk of their writing and debate among themselves.

25th - 3rd

Fighting Knights at Lincoln Castle

oin our fighting knights at the Castle to learn of medieval combat, weapons and way of life.

11th & 12th

Victorian Mounted Falconry at Audley End House

We join Raphael Historic Falconry and the stables team at Audley End to tell the story of hunting with birds of prey from horse back in the Victorian age.

5th & 6th

Horses Through History at Audley End House

As part of a large event run by English Heritage we are providing the merry monarch (Charles II) ’s Queen. Last year the two royals set themselves to racing each other - who knows what may happen this year.

April 2019

27th & 28th

St Georges Event at Lincoln Castle

We are performing our ‘A Search for St George' play as part of the Castles St Georges event.

27th & 28th

St Georges Festival at Wrest Park

For English Heritage’s multi-period St George’s festival we are performing our play 'History of Heritage'. A fun fast-paced history of english heritage commissioned in 2013. We are pleased to be returning this year.

6th - 22nd

Easter at Lincoln Castle with Alice

For this years Easter Quest, and to celebrate an original of Lewis Carol’s work being on display, the author and his inspiration will be helping any intrepid questers.

March 2019

22nd

Danes Hill School

We return again to Danes Hill School to work with Year 7 with our history workshops, this year the themes are the Black Death and Richard III.

An Audience with Lewis Carroll at Lincoln Castle

Come and meet the author in his twilight years as he talks of his career as a writer and man of the church.

16th - 24th

Worst Jobs in Victorian Britain at Lincoln Castle

Join our fish wife and pure collector to learn about some of the rather smelly, and perhaps among the worst jobs in Victorian Britain.

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