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Medieval Reenactment Weekend

Experience an action-packed medieval tournament at Tattershall Castle with Buckingham's Retinue.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Be transported back in time, as Buckingham's Retinue reconstruct and re-enact late medieval and early tudor life in the grounds of Tattershall Castle, recreating the period known as 'The Wars of the Roses' (1455–1487).

Learn about important elements of late medieval and early tudor life, try your hand at archery, and enjoy the spectacle of fully dressed knights competing in a riveting melee tournament.

Additional charges for activities may apply.

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

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The basics

Suitability

This event is suitable for families.

Accessibility

The re-enactment takes place in the grounds. The grounds contain loose gravel paths and uneven surfaces. Access to the upper floors of the tower is via a spiral staircase only (149 steps), although there is ramped access to the ground floor parlour space.

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on
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on
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at
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on
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at
10:30 to 16:30