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Tastes Through Time - living history

Join Tastes Through Time to discover medieval dyeing techniques plus much much more.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Tastes Through Time will showcase Medieval life, focusing on the diverse uses of herbs, including medicine, cloth dyeing, and the wool trade. Visitors can witness spinning demonstrations and learn about dyeing natural fibres with natural substances. Additionally, they will discover the significance of the wool trade as one of England's most profitable industries during the 14th and 15th centuries. Don't miss this opportunity to delve into the past!

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

This is a family friendly event

Meeting point

This event will take place in the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle.

What to bring and wear

Clothing and footwear for exploring a ruined castle.

Accessibility

This event will take place in the Outer Bailey which has step free access.

Upcoming events

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Medieval Tile Workshop 

Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop.

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26 Feb to 16 Dec 2024
at
10:00 to 12:30
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Mission Conservation family quest 

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on
26 Feb to 16 Mar 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 19 other dates or times
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Artisan Crafts 

Watch demonstrations of heritage crafts from our friendly artisan volunteers.

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on
1 Mar to 13 Dec 2024
at
10:00 to 12:30
+ 41 other dates or times
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Spring games at Corfe Castle 

Get involved with our spring themed activities dotted throughout the castle ruins during the Easter holidays.

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on
23 Mar to 14 Apr 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 18 other dates or times