Sold OutTwo Course Meal With Nell Gwynne

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Nell Gwynne Thursday 26 April 2018 7 p.m 2 course meal Quiche, new potatoes, salad Assorted desserts Nell Gwynne was the mistress of Charles II and for many people they believe that was all she was known for – other than selling oranges! The real Nell Gwynne is a victory for English womanhood, showing great Read More


UpcomingNormannis

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Normannis Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May 2018 10.30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Historia Normannis is a 12th century re-enactment group, focusing primarily on the events between the reign of Henry I and King John. Historia Normannis prides itself as a society, bringing history to life in a historically accurate, engaging and exciting way. Come Read More


UpcomingEvening Buffet with Boudicca

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Evening Buffet with Boudicca Tuesday 22 May 2018 7.00 p.m A powerful and evocative presentation of the Celtic Queen in all her terrifying glory. Standing at close to 6ft dressed for battle with commissioned gold and bronze jewellery and a hand woven plaid, Boudicca is a powerful sight.  It took close to seven years’ research Read More


Sold OutCream Tea with Mary Queen of Scots

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Cream Tea with Mary Queen of Scots Wednesday 23 May 2018 1.30 p.m. This tragic queen was captive at Tutbury Castle on four occasions and was Lesley ‘s First character. Mary’s life was both glory and horror ending in her execution by the axe on 8th February 1587 following almost 19 years of captivity by Read More


Upcoming1940’s Weekend

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1940’s Weekend Sunday 27th & Monday 28th May 2018 11am – 5pm (Last admission at 4pm) This promises to be a fantastic day filled with nostalgia – hundreds of re-enactors dressed in 1940’s uniforms and civilian dress. British, American, German and Russian soldiers will create displays, show armaments and stage battle re-enactments and skirmishes. Military Read More


Sold OutTwo Course Lunch With Queen Elizabeth 1st

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Queen Elizabeth 1st Tuesday 5th June 2018 12 noon Two course lunch Pasty, Salad and new potatoes Strawberry Meringues Tea and coffee £18 per person Meet ‘Gloriana’ at the height of her glittering power at a golden time which produced William Shakespeare, Spencer and Marlowe. If those great names are not enough for one reign there Read More


UpcomingSummer Evening Buffet and Talk With Katherine Swynford

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Katherine Swynford talk followed by a Summer Evening Buffet Tuesday 10th July 7.00 p.m Tickets – £22.50 per person This talk is given by the castle curator Lesley Smith, she speaks in the year 1399 as the Duchess of Lancaster in a spectacular costume of the period. The story of Katherine and John of Gaunt Read More


UpcomingLesley Smith Presents Peggy Knight

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Lesley Smith Presents Peggy Knight Monday 23 July 2018 2.00 p.m. Cream Tea £14.50 In 1944 a young woman, who had been previously a shorthand typist at the electricity board in North London, was parachuted into Nazi occupied France. She was a member of SOE and had only received two weeks training and one practice Read More


UpcomingGhostwalk

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Ghostwalk Tutbury Castle – reputed to have been haunted for centuries. Many people have experienced paranormal activity here with literally hundreds of reported happenings. Your chance is waiting! Friday 3 August 2018 9pm – 1am Tickets £25.00 per person (includes Tea/coffee and biscuits) Please purchase tickets via facebook ‘Famous Shardlow Ghostwalk’Read More