win FAMILY TICKETS TO THE ELTHAM PALACE GRAND MEDIEVAL JOUST
GRAND MEDIEVAL JOUST
Sat 8 & Sun 9 July, 10.30am – 5pm
Experience a spectacle of speed and skill as four of the most masterful knights in the kingdom, mounted on their magnificent steeds, battle for good or evil. Choose your champion and see who is victorious in this colourful display of chivalry and courage. Surround yourself in pageantry and marvel at falcons in flight. The living history encampments will take you back in time, where you’ll be kept entertained by the court jester and merry musicians. Budding knights can enjoy their own hero moment as they test their bravery in the hobby-horse jousting.
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Explore the most iconic of all English fortresses, commanding the gateway to the realm for nine centuries. Climb the Great Tower and delve deep into the Wartime Tunnels within Dover’s White Cliffs. Roam through centuries of history from the Romans to the Cold War, in an action-packed day out.
Get kitted out for action this summer as the mighty Roman army invades at Roman Festival on 30 - 31 July, witness the drama of siege warfare at Siege of 1216 on 13 – 14 August, or experience the ultimate historical adventure through time at Castle Live! between 27– 29 August.
Decide which gladiators live or die, roam among gruesome history, or take a journey back to the Iron Age. Every weekend, the castle’s own artillery unit perform a 1pm gun drill at the WWI Fire Command Post. There is just so much to see - head to Dover Castle to enjoy your finest hours this summer.