Some 60 re-enactors will bring the time of King John back to life in Rosebery Park. Watch and join in the training of the militia, along with the have-a-go archery.
Cheer on your knight in the tourney of honour and see what happens when the men of England take on the army of their infamous King in open battle. Discover how the wounded are treated afterwards, and find out what was their chance of survival.
Make money: try striking your own coin. See how a knight was dressed for battle and marvel at the armoury display. Get an insight into the must-wears of the Angevin court during our fashion show; discover the textiles they used and how the clothes were made.
Discover the food eaten in the great hall as the cooks produce food for the barons’ table.
What was Top of the Pops? – hear the songs and the music of the time...
Watch the Horrible Histories of the Magna Carta, while children can try their hand at being archaeologists in the mini-digs, or practice ancient crafts. Hear the storyteller’s tales of wonder, and try your hand at brass-rubbing.
Suitable for all ages!
South Street or Ashley Road
£5 per person
Children under 12 = FREE