What’s On


Throughout the 2017 season the museum will be hosting a range of special events and themed weekends. Check this page out on a regular basis to follow the exciting programme as it takes shape over the next few months.

If you would be interested in hosting or organising an event at Murton Park, please contact us via enquiries@murtonpark.co.uk to discuss your ideas.

Throughout the season, the Derwent Valley Light Railway will run a scheduled service for visitors every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday (no additional charge).


Event Planner 2017

April 1st April Museum opens.

Meet the re-enactors on site this weekend showcasing their skills for this multi period event.

First World War re-enactment the group The Manchester Pals will be on site marking the anniversary of the battle of Passchendale. In addition, regular visitors The Jorvikingi Vikings will be in residcence on the Viking village and a Roman cavalry group will be in training around the Roman Fort.

8th / 9th April – Towton Weekend.

Medieval re-enactment group The Scrope Household will be in residence to commemorate the battle of Towton with a programme of living history from the 15th Century.


16th / 17th Easter Eggstravaganza

Come along and meet the Easter Bunny and follow the Easter Egg Trail on Easter Sunday. The Derwent Valley Light Railway will be running trains on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday and there will be historical re-enactment from the Wychwood Warriors Vikings and Trailblazers western re-enactment group.

May 1st May – Re-enactment groups on site.

13th 14th May. Ferguson Tractor rally.

18th/29th Re-enactment groups on site.

Jun 18th June. Fathers day, Vintage Vehicle display.
July Watch this space for news about a variety of re-enactment groups on site.
August Schools out summer holiday activities


Watch this space for news about a variety of re-enactment groups on site.
October 29th October. Museum closes for winter.
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