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Clitheroe Castle welcomes ‘A day of Knights’

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Clitheroe Castle is delighted to welcome martial arts group, The Silver School of Arms, to accompany its special event ‘A day of Knights’.

The guests are a historical European martial arts group who study European fighting arts.

Clitheroe Castle will host this exciting day of activities on 20 August between 11am-3pm.

Families, young knights and princesses can drop into the event for free and get involved in weapons handling, displays of medieval sword fighting and speaking to the experts.

Children will also be able to enjoy searching for knights and princesses, with the winner receiving a goodie bag full of items from the museum shop as a prize.

Other activities include fancy dress and themed crafts.

David Casserly, from the Silver School of Arms, said: “We perform display fights with real steel weapons and historically-accurate costume, and talk you through the authentic historical moves that we are using.”

Entrance to ‘A Day of Knights’ is free, admission to the Castle Museum is £4.90 for adults and £3.70 for concessions. Children and young people up to the age of 18 years go free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information about Clitheroe Castle Museum, phone 01200 424568 or email clitheroecastle@lancashire.gov.uk

Alternatively, visit www.lancashire.gov.uk/museums

Clitheroe Castle Museum is managed by Lancashire County Council’s museum service, on behalf of Ribble Valley Borough Council.

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