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The next 34 events in Corfe Castle appear below.

16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
February half-term fun at King John's castleExplore King John's castle for medieval fun with the castle quest, crafts and puzzles in the Outer Bailey. Make your own medieval clay tile or get your hands dirty with daub from 12.45pm-3pm. Bring your own brave teddy or borrow one to help rescue King John's prisoners and escape down the teddy bear zip-wire in the Great Escape. Watch missiles launch from the castle's medieval siege engine at 11.30am, 12.30pm and 3pm and guess how far they can go.
02 March 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Nordic walking 3-part course from Corfe CastleStep into spring this March with a three-part Nordic walking course. Enjoy exploring different areas of the Purbeck landscape and build on your technique as you progress with local Nordic walking expert Lynne. Nordic Walking is an enhancement of ordinary walking which makes it suitable for all levels of fitness and is enjoyed by athletes and casual walkers alike. The poles are used to propel your body forward making your feet feel light and eases pressure on the joints. Enjoy learning ...
02 Mar 2019 to 03 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval knight academy Travel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight. Brush up on your basic squiring skills as you learn about the arms and armour of a knight. Witness devastating demonstrations of the weapons of the time and begin your training with sword, spear and shield.
09 Mar 2019 to 10 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval craft workshopsExplore the Outer Bailey and try your hand at medieval craftsmanship. Perhaps help daub the wattle walls on the stonemasons’ lodge or make and decorate a clay tile to take home with you.
16 Mar 2019 to 17 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval Knight AcademyTravel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight. Brush up on your basic squiring skills as you learn about the arms and armour of a knight. Witness devastating demonstrations of the weapons of the time and begin your training with sword, spear and shield.
23 Mar 2019 to 24 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval craft workshopsExplore the Outer Bailey and try your hand at medieval craftsmanship. Perhaps help daub the wattle walls on the stonemasons’ lodge or make and decorate a clay tile to take home with you.
30 Mar 2019 to 31 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval knight academyTravel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight. Brush up on your basic squiring skills as you learn about the arms and armour of a knight. Witness devastating demonstrations of the weapons of the time and begin your training with sword, spear and shield.
31 March 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Mother's Day high tea at Corfe CastleWhy not treat your mum to a day out at Corfe Castle, with a special Mother's Day high tea in the 18th-century tea-room? £9.95 (includes a selection of cakes, scones and sandwiches). Booking essential: 01929 481332
10 April 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Bats of Purbeck adventure walksJoin nature enthusiast Tom for a family-friendly night time exploration in and around the castle ruins. Learn about the amazing bat species who call Purbeck their home and see how many you can spot along the way. Enjoy a tasty hot chocolate when you reach the castle entrance.
17 April 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Bats of Purbeck adventure walksJoin nature enthusiast Tom for a family-friendly night time exploration in and around the castle ruins. Learn about the amazing bat species who call Purbeck their home and see how many you can spot along the way. Enjoy a tasty hot chocolate when you reach the castle entrance.
06 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Cadbury Easter Egg HuntsExplore the hidden places of the medieval ruins to complete the activities and claim your chocolatey treat. You will need to use all of your senses to complete your egg hunt and discover the fun facts about the bats who call the castle and wider Purbeck their home.
27 Apr 2019 to 28 Apr 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval craft workshopsExplore the Outer Bailey and try your hand at medieval craftsmanship. Perhaps help daub the wattle walls on the stonemasons’ lodge or make and decorate a clay tile to take home with you.
04 May 2019 to 06 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Saxons & Vikings: Siege of WarehamThis May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. King Alfred's court and the little warrior's training school both return for 2019. Daily Programme from 10am
04 May 2019 to 06 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Saxons and Vikings: the siege of WarehamThis May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. King Alfred's court and the little warrior's training school both return. Normal admission prices apply.
11 May 2019 to 12 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval Fool’s SchoolLearn new skills, play games and make mischief at the medieval Fool’s School in the Outer Bailey. Normal admission prices apply.
18 May 2019 to 19 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval falconryExplore an exciting period when falconry developed into a sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins. Normal admission prices apply.
25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval Fool’s SchoolLearn new skills, play games and make mischief at the medieval Fool’s School in the Outer Bailey. Normal admission prices apply.
27 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle village May FairVisit the castle and enjoy a traditional May Fair celebration organised by Corfe Castle village, with a selection of stalls, food and drink, dog agility show and more. Normal admission prices apply. Free to National Trust members.
28 May 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval Mayhem with Fiery JackCelebrate a little May madness at the castle this half term with Fiery Jack and the medieval jester academy. Experience new and different activities throughout the week to entertain the fools in your family. See website for details. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval falconryExplore an exciting period when falconry developed into a stylish, sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
15 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Artisans' WeekendVisit Corfe Castle and meet the dedicated team of volunteer artisans as they demonstrate traditional skills and medieval techniques in stonemasonry, carpentry and craft. There will be opportunities to get involved and try your hand at some of these skills over the course of the weekend.
15 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle Artisan’s weekendMeet the dedicated team of volunteer artisans as they demonstrate traditional skills and medieval techniques in stonemasonry, carpentry and craft. There will be opportunities to get involved and try your hand at some of these skills over the course of the weekend. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
22 Jun 2019 to 23 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval falconryExplore an exciting period when falconry developed into a stylish, sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
29 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval falconryExplore an exciting period when falconry developed into a stylish, sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
06 Jul 2019 to 07 Jul 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Festival of Archaeology at Corfe CastleJoin us as we take part in the national Festival of Archaeology 2019. There will be a variety of living history displays and hands-on activities during the festival (see website for full details). Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
13 July 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Open air Shakespeare at Corfe Castle: The TempestPack a picnic and enjoy a magical evening of theatre within the castle ruins from 6:15pm Booking essential. Tel: 03442491895 Adults £18, Children £9, Family (2 adults,2 children) £45.
13 Jul 2019 to 14 Jul 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Festival of Archaeology at Corfe CastleJoin us as we take part in the national Festival of Archaeology 2019. There will be a variety of living history displays and hands-on activities during the festival (see website for full details). Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
19 July 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Open air theatre: A Midsummer Night's DreamPack a picnic and enjoy a magical evening of theatre from the Chapterhouse Theatre Company within the castle ruins from 6:15pm. Booking essential. Tel: 03442491895 Price: Adults £18, Children £9, Family (2 adults,2 children) £45.
20 Jul 2019 to 21 Jul 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval gamesHave fun with friends and family playing the different games you find as you explore the castle ruins. Normal admission prices apply, free for National Trust members
24 Jul 2019 to 19 Aug 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval summer villageTravel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight. Visit the siege engineer as he constructs additional defences for the castle. Learn about both attack and defence and assist the engineer with his construction work. Discover medieval penmanship and have a go at writing with quill and ink. Normal admission charges apply. Free for National Trust members.
23 Aug 2019 to 25 Aug 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Cinema under the starsPurbeck Film Festival present open air cinema at Corfe Castle. Pack a picnic and experience the magic of watching a film with family and friends within the castle ruins. (See website for film titles and details). Gates open at 7.30pm. Films start 8.45pm Booking essential. Tel: 03442491895 Price: £10 Adults, £6 Children, £27 Family (2 adults, 2 children).
22 Aug 2019 to 26 Aug 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Longbow in the Middle AgesExplore the medieval encampment of the Wolfshead Bowmen. Witness demonstrations of combat, skilled archery displays, and have-a-go sessions (£2 for 6 arrows). Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
27 August 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Open air theatre: Ali Baba and the Forty ThievesPack a picnic and enjoy a magical evening performance by Illyria within the castle ruins from 6:15pm. The performance will start at 7:30pm. Booking essential. Tel: 03442491895 Price: Adults £18, Children £9, Family (2 adults,2 children) £45.
30 August 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Open air theatre: FrankensteinPack a picnic and enjoy a magical evening performance by Illyria within the castle ruins from 6:15pm. The performance will start at 7:30pm Booking essential. Tel: 03442491895 Price: Adults £18, Children £9, Family (2 adults,2 children) £45.

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26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...

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