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What's On 2017

 

June

 

Monday 12th June

NGS Open Gardens Scheme

 

Sunday 18th June – Father’s Day

King Henry VIII, Queen Ann Boleyn and their courtiers welcome visitors to the Castle. Enjoy an audience with the King & Queen

Enjoy a special Father’s Day Medieval Archery Show; find out how men made their living as an archer. Dads can try their hand at archery and other family members can have a go too!

Dad’s get free entry (with a full paying child) and free lunch (with a full priced main course purchased).

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Sunday 25th June (Berkeley Hunt Agricultural Show on the Meadow)

Watch Medieval Falconry Displays on our Lower Lawns, meet our falconer and his wonderful birds of prey

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Shakespeare returns to Berkeley Castle

Outdoor theatre performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Much Ado About Nothing between 25th June and 11th July

Click on the ‘Buy Theatre Tickets On-line’ button for further information on performance dates and times

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Enjoy an early afternoon or evening performance of Shakespeare's classic play in the historic surroundings of Berkeley Castle. 

Performances will take place in the Castle Grounds, you are welcome to bring chairs or blankets to sit on whilst the play is performed. Hopefully umbrellas won’t be necessary, but please bring one if you think it might be required!  Picnics are also permitted.

Please note that any tickets purchased online are strictly non-refundable

 

 

 

July and August

 

School holidays – Sunday 23rd July – Wednesday 30th August

 

Arts & Crafts – every day Sunday to Wednesday.

 

Mondays

Cassandra the story-teller (not here on August bank holiday Monday)

Grandparents’ Day every Monday (except Monday 28th August) - grandparents get free entry with each paying grandchild and a free hot drink with an icecream purchase in our Yurt Tearoom.

 

Tuesdays

Monty the Jester

 

Wednesdays

James – ‘Have a go’ Archery

 

Sundays

23rd July & 13th August - See authentic sword fighting displays, get to know our knights and the weapons they used in this unique ‘myth busting’ event.

 

30th July & 20th August - Watch Medieval Falconry Displays on our Lower Lawns, meet our falconer and his wonderful birds of prey. King Henry VIII, Queen Ann Boleyn and their courtiers welcome visitors to the Castle. Enjoy an audience with the King & Queen

 

6th August – Family fun day

Come along to the Castle for a fun day out; explore our Lower Lawns where you’ll find a bouncy castle, penalty shoot-out and giant games.

 

27th August & 28th August (Bank holiday Monday)

Queen Elizabeth 1st shooting party arrives at Berkeley Castle

Visit the Royal Pavilion, see living history displays, archery, musket and crossbow shooting.

Discover how the Queen upset Lord Berkeley when she killed 27 of his prize deer!

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October

 

Sunday 1st October

Berkeley Castle Michaelmas Celebration of Harvest event

Come along and enjoy the riches of the countryside; with local food producers and artisan crafts on show. Keep an eye on our website for regular updates about this exciting event.

King Henry VIII, Queen Ann Boleyn and their courtiers will be in attendance – find out how the harvest was celebrated in Tudor times.

 

 

Sunday 22nd – Wednesday 25th October

Halloween Fun at Berkeley Castle

Witches & Wizards in the dungeon, Owls in the Great Hall

Bat hunts and moth traps

Spooky Arts & Crafts sessions

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Email: info@berkeley-castle.com

Tel: 01453 810303

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