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21 March 2020

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Inflatable Museum at Corfe Castlen collaboration with Artsreach, Tomorrow’s Museum for Dorset on Tour will be bringing the Inflatable Museum to rural communities around Dorset exploring the county’s rich history and cultural heritage. This tour is a great opportunity to bring the experience of visiting the Museum to Dorset’s towns and villages offering a free, fun drop-in to learn about the Museums current redevelopment. Take part in engaging activities and handle real objects from our collection including: Archaeology, ...
02 May 2020 to 03 May 2020

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Saxon & Viking FalconryImmerse yourself in the origins of falconry and discover why Vikings were buried with their Hawks. Learn about the Saxon Kings who enjoyed the sport, from Ethelbald of Mercia to Edward the Confessor, and find out how the royal sport of falconry was very different from the falconry practised by professional fowlers. Hear the stories of Harold Godwinson and his hawks, taken straight from the Bayeux Tapestry.
08 May 2020 to 10 May 2020

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. 10.00am Saxon living history village opens. 11.00am Viking raid on the Saxon stronghold of Corfe. 12:30pm King Alfred's Court (lower camp). 'The forming of the great 'Alliance'. Training the young volunteer warriors to join King Alfred's army (main arena). 2.45pm Mustering the Saxon, Brythonic and Viking armies for battle.
25 May 2020

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. Normal admission prices apply. Free to National Trust members.
11 Jul 2020 to 19 Jul 2020

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Festival of Archaeology at Corfe CastleJoin us as we take part in the National Festival of Archaeology 2020. There will be a variety of living history displays and interactive hands-on activities including mosaic making, a step by step archaeological sand pit dig activity for children and, at weekends, the chance to see our artisan volunteers in action. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
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21 Feb 2020
Dorset History Dorset’s past influences much of what we do here today, the many places we visit, and a great number of the photos we take as our own mementos. A county with a rich heritage, there’s plenty of Dorset history to be explored. From a Victorian sea-defence fort to centuries-old castles, via preserved steam trains and a wartime abandoned village, and through a variety of award-winning museums, Dorset’s past is brilliantly brought to life. Take a trip back in time with a visit ... Read more...
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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