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Victorian Falconry and Hawking at the Nothe Fort

When? 27 April 2024
Where? Nothe Fort - Weymouth

  • Victorian Falconry and Hawking at the Nothe Fort

Join us for an awe-inspiring experience with a Victorian Falconry display from Raphael Historic Falconry.

Meet the fantastic flying team of specialist educators Raphael Historic Falconry. Discover why in history hawking was once a daily activity and a pursuit encouraged among the military, learn who practiced the art of falconry in Victorian England and why. Watch the traditional skills of hunting with hawk, falcon, and hound recreated in simulated chases, and listen to period tales about scientific discoveries, avian folklore, and royal influence. The Victorian falconers will take you on a fascinating tour through time in a series of live demonstrations – plus in between you can visit the Hawk Mews and see the birds at roost.

Please note: flying demonstrations are subject to weather conditions, if weather prevents flying, displays will be replaced with show-and-tells.

Free with your General Admission ticket/covered by Annual Passes

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Nothe Fort

Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8UF

Tel: 01305 766626

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