What’s on

2021 Special Events

During the year we hold events and activities at the Visitor Centre and information including dates and times can be found on this page. All of the events on this page are included in the price of admission to the Visitor Centre and, once paid for, our tickets can be used for unlimited visits for a whole year (terms and conditions apply, ask our team for more information when you visit). Events and craft activities do take place on specific dates so please check dates when planning a visit.

Our Boar Hunt, Cafe craft station and shield rubbings are available every day to help our younger visitors discover the incredible story of King Richard III.

Meet the Swordmaster
Monday 25th – Friday 29th October
Find out about swords used throughout the ages and across the world. From Roman times to the medieval longsword and the Japanese samurai sword, discover who used them and how they were used to devastating effect.

Our Swordmaster will also be dispelling some myths about medieval weaponry. You can also try out some polearms for size and see demonstrations of their use.

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Don’t forget – pay for your first visit and you can make return visits for a whole year!

Please note that events may be subject to change.


Corporate Events
The Visitor Centre can host a range of meetings, conferences, receptions and presentations.
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