Whittington Castle Events
The Castle does its best to provide a list of events throughout the year. From Easter Egg hunting, Car Boot Sales, Family Fun days to Medieval Re-enactment.
Our largest event each year is the Historia Normannis Medieval 3 Day event which takes place each year over May Bank Holiday Weekend.
2016 EVENTS PLANNED SO FAR,
Whittington Castle Events 2016 so far
26th-27th March Napoleonic Living History Event. £2 per adult and £1 per child entrance. Over 40 Re-enactors, set programme. Open 10-4pm each day.
27th-28th March Easter Egg Hunt Trail. £1 per child. Collect your trail sheet to win your Easter treat.
17th April House of Blackstar – Living History Day.
30th April-2nd May Norman Invasion of the Castle – large 3 day event. Over 200 Norman Invaders to the Castle. Paid entrance open 10-4pm each day. Set programme.
15th May House of Blackstar – Living History Day.
29th May Outdoor Shakespeare – Festival Players present “Hamlet”
12th June House of Blackstar – Living History Day.
26th June Planthunters Fair
30th-31st July – Multi Period Living History Weekend
21st August – Teddy Fun Day
10th-11th September – Claymore Living History Weekend (Jacobite Re-enactors)
18th September House of the Blackstar – Living History Day
*2nd or 9th October – Green/Harvest Event at Castle
*6th-16th October – Wrexham Art Group Exhibition
25th-29th Oct Ghost Tours
30th October Halloween daytime
31st October Halloween evening
*27th November – Christmas Gift Fair at Community Centre – still to confirm
11th & 18th Dec Grotto
* Items still to confirm
Still to add Car Boot Sales to this list
Riflemen weekend March 2014 taken by Huw Davies
Riflemen Picture taken by Huw Davies
Riflemen Event March 2014
Victorian Christmas Event Readings Nov 12
Dick Whittington & His Cat Panto Nov 12
Victorian Christmas Nov 12
Craft and Country Fair 2012
Multi Period Event July 2012 photographs by NTG Patrick
Historia Normannis Event 2012
Father Christmas Grotto 2014
A Midsummer Nights Dream 2013
Historia Normannis May 2010
Bentley Vintage Rally Feb 2010
King Edwards' Living History Group
Fleur De Llys - The Spirit of Christmas Past
Cat Weaterill - Ghost Whispers in the Dark - October 2009
Car Boot Sale and family fun day August 2008
Classic Motorbike Show 2007
Author Kevin Crossley-Holland at Whittington Nov 2008
Reliant Kitten Display 2008
Characters from 2008 Ghost Tours