Event details

May half term fun at Corfe Castle

Date: Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Time(s): 10:00 to 18:00

Type: Education

Booking Required: No


National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their real-life role at Corfe Castle. Masons, Minstrels, Servants and Kings all play a part in the Corfe Castle story.
Which of these colourful characters will you discover to be your favourite?
Storytelling: The Keeper of the Castle At the gateway to Purbeck, Corfe Castle has stood watch for a thousand years. It has been a fortress, prison, family home and has even drawn the attention of German spies. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castle's secrets and participate in interactive challenges as you time travel through the ages from the Normans to the 1940's. 10.30am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm Artisan Volunteer Talks and Demonstrations Daily 11- 4 Corfe Castles resident artisans’ volunteers will be on hand with talks and demonstrations throughout the day. All in the theme of how to build a castle the artisans will be working away at a re-construction of a Tudor window. They will be experimenting with cow horn and linen, both used instead of glass in the medieval period, and restoring a limestone Tudor window. Subject to volunteer availability

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