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Bodiam Castle tour 

Discover the story of Bodiam Castle and the people who built, lived and worked in it through the ages.

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on
14 Jun to 30 Oct 2024
at
12:15 to 14:15
+ 75 other dates or times
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Storytelling in the Castle 

Be enchanted by tales of dragons, knights, and castles.

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on
16 Jun to 1 Sep 2024
at
11:30 to 14:30
+ 11 other dates or times
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Medieval encampment 

See 15th century re-enactment groups visit Bodiam Castle and bring medieval history to life.

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on
22 Jun to 28 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 3 other dates or times
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Children's summer crafts 

Get creative and design your own shield or craft a pot or tile, inspired by the magnificent castle setting.

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on
6 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
12:30 to 16:00
+ 43 other dates or times
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The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow 

Discover characters from the book hidden around the castle and grounds. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their real-life role at Bodiam Castle.

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on
13 Jul to 8 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 57 other dates or times
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Outdoor Theatre: William Shakespeare's 'Henry V' 

Join Changeling Theatre for an evening of Shakespeare, in the magical open-air courtyard of Bodiam Castle.

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on
19 Jul 2024
at
19:00 to 21:30
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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?

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on
22 Jul to 26 Jul 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 4 other dates or times
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Medieval Fair at Bodiam Castle 

The return of Bodiam Castle’s popular family friendly medieval fair!

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on
24 Jul to 2 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 40 other dates or times
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Bodiam Dig: The Road to 100 

Join us at Bodiam Castle as we undertake a new archaeological dig in partnership with UCL and Archaeology South-East this summer.

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on
27 Jul to 17 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 21 other dates or times
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Bodiam Dig: Medieval graffiti tour 

Join in with leading medieval graffiti expert and author Matthew Champion for an after-hours medieval graffiti tour around the castle.

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on
27 Jul to 28 Jul 2024
at
18:00 to 19:30
+ 1 other date or time
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Bodiam Dig: Behind the ropes guided tour 

Delve into the past on a tour of a live archaeological dig.

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on
28 Jul to 16 Aug 2024
at
11:00 to 12:30
+ 19 other dates or times
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Have-a-go Archery 

Discover your hidden talents and try your hand at archery.

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on
1 Aug to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 16:00
+ 31 other dates or times
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Outdoor Theatre: Beauty and the Beast 

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for a magical evening of a new production of Beauty and the Beast, in the atmospheric castle courtyard. Bring a picnic to enjoy with your family and friends. The show starts at 6pm, gates open from 5pm.

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on
2 Aug to 13 Aug 2024
at
18:00 to 20:30
+ 1 other date or time
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Bodiam Dig: Medieval landscape tour 

Join landscape archaeologist Dr Al Oswald on a tour around the medieval parkland of Bodiam Castle.

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on
4 Aug to 14 Aug 2024
at
18:00 to 19:30
+ 1 other date or time
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Bodiam Dig: Meet the Curator 

Meet Cultural Heritage Curator Freddie Matthews at Bodiam Castle.

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on
5 Aug 2024
at
12:00 to 15:00
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The Harvey Buffs: WWII re-enactment group 

Be transported back in time to the Second World War with local historical group The Harvey Buffs.

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on
10 Aug to 11 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
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Bodiam Dig: Meet the Conservator 

Meet National Trust conservator Siobhan Barratt at Bodiam Castle.

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on
17 Aug 2024
at
12:00 to 15:00
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Knight School at Bodiam Castle 

A fun-filled and interactive day for all the family as you discover what it takes to be a real knight!

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on
18 Aug to 26 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 16:15
+ 8 other dates or times
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Demonstrations by Call to Arms  

Be transported back in time and onto the Medieval battlefield with expert demonstrations. 

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on
7 Sep to 12 Oct 2024
at
10:30 to 16:30
+ 1 other date or time