Medieval Week - Murton Park
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Medieval Week

FREE with annual membership

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20 Jul - 28 Jul

We’ve got bucket loads of fun in store for you this summer, starting with Medieval Week from 20th-28th July:


Medieval garden games in the park. FREE with an annual pass.

REENACTMENT EVENT: Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st July.

Come and learn about the first English settlement in America at Murton Park with Lord Scrope’s Household. FREE with an annual pass.

CRAFT CLUB: Sunday 21st July, 10.30am-12.30pm

FREE with an annual pass.

STORYTELLING: Monday 22nd July, 11am & 2pm

The story about Hereward the Wake, read in the Long House. FREE with an annual pass.

LIVING HISTORY DAY: Tuesday 23rd July, 10am-3pm

Take part in a Medieval Living History in the Viking Village. Day includes trebuchet set up and firing, a cooking demonstration and weapons handling plus embroidery and medicine. Free with an annual pass.

Optional shield making at £2 per person with an annual pass (payable on the day).

MUSEUM WEDNESDAY: Wednesday 24th July, 10am-3pm

With a ‘Planting’ theme, you will get to:

  • Find out how heavy a plough is
  • Get stuck into soil – find out why farmers need to know what soil type they have
  • Plant your favourite vegetable

Free with an annual pass.

CRAFT ACTIVITY: Thursday 25th July, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Decorate medieval body armour to take home. £3 per person with an annual pass (first come, first served payable on the day).

TRAINS: Sunday 28th July

The Derwent Valley Light Railway will be running passenger trains. FREE with an annual pass.

COWBOYS & VIKINGS: Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th

The Trailblazers will be in town so mosey on down to the fort to meet the cowboys and Jorfor’s Hall Reenactment Group will be in the Viking village with all things Viking. FREE with an annual pass.

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