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Festival of Archaeology: Conservation in Action

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to look after the collection at Bodiam Castle?

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Join the Bodiam Castle conservation team as they clean objects from the collection, found in previous archaeological digs at Bodiam Castle. Meet them and have a chat about what they’re doing, and why not have a go at cleaning the objects yourself!

Every Friday 3 March – 27 October

10am–3pm

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Prices

Event ticket prices

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

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for all ages.

Meeting point

West Tower Room in the castle. Please ask Visitor Reception for directions.

What to bring and wear

Please wear clothes and footwear suitable for the weather.

Accessibility

The route to the castle is over gravelled paths. The West Tower Room is on the ground floor and accessible by wheelchair.

Upcoming events

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on
19 May to 24 May 2024
at
10:00 to 15:30
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on
20 May to 30 Oct 2024
at
11:15 to 14:15
+ 92 other dates or times
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Medieval encampment 

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on
25 May to 28 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 6 other dates or times
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The Keys to the Castle trail 

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on
25 May to 2 Jun 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 8 other dates or times