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The Castles Project will be holding a Fun-day with a medieval theme on Longtown Castle Green on Saturday 16th September. If you can, please come in medieval costume!  There will be a procession from the Village Hall to the Green at 12.30 followed by an exciting afternoon of activities and entertainments.

 

Programme of Events

 

12.30  Procession  from Village hall to Castle Green

1.00 Hog-roast to be served with musician entertainment. (A veggie option will be available)  Licenced bar.

1.30  Medieval Falconry

2.00  The Olchon Troubadours.

2.30 The Very Long Bowman

3.00  Tug of War

3.30 Mounted Falconry

4.00 Children's Swordplay and Hobbyhorse Jousting

 

During the afternoon events will be accompanied by entertainment from jesters, minstrels and jugglers. 

There will be demonstrations by medieval craftsmen, such as a swordmaker, an apothecary, willow weavers, woodworkers,  spinners and weavers.

There will be prizes for the best medieval costumes.