St George's Day Festival at Wrest Park, Bedfordshire

There are exciting historical re-enactments, elaborate ceremonies and fairs planned at various English Heritage castles, stately homes and historic places.

A property worth a visit is Wrest Park in Bedfordshire who are holding a St George’s Festival from 26th to 27th April 2014.  You can watch exciting displays, participate in hands-on activities and immerse yourself in past medieval times. This event is one of England’s largest to celebrate St George’s Day.  Medieval jousting, Victorian horsemanship displays and a magnificent showdown between St George and the dragon will enthral all of the family.

 Alternatively, Dover Castle, Kent and Belsay Hall in Northumberland, will be putting on a marvellous show with medieval townsfolk, musicians, entertainers, and displays of skill at arms to wow audiences.   This event takes place on 26th to 27th April 2014.

If you are looking for May Day celebrations then do not miss the Clash of Knights event at Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire from 4th to 5th May 2014.  The four teams of highly-skilled knights will battle against one another and may the best ‘knight’ win! 

For further information on prices and other properties holding similar events, visit:

www.english-heritage.org.uk

Telephone:  0870 3331181