Tudor history brought to life at Tamworth Castle

July 28, 2015

VISITORS to Tamworth Castle are being invited to experience Tudor life at a living history event running at Tamworth Castle next week.

The Tudor Living History event runs from Tuesday August 4 to Thursday August 6, to give visitors a taste of what Tamworth was like during Tudor times.

Visitors are invited to join in with the servants’ daily duties as they prepare for a banquet for visiting guests, try their hand at some authentic Tudor children’s games and learn Tudor dances.

The Tudor days are the third in a series of living history events, aimed at the whole family, which are being run throughout July and August.

The others are:

Georgian history, August 11-13 – In Georgian times, Tamworth Castle was owned by the prominent Townshend family and was host to many affluent guests. Learn more about Georgian pastimes and etiquette.

Victorian history, August 18-20 – This was the last era in which the Castle was used as a family residence. Get a taste of life both upstairs and downstairs, from servants including the Maid, Housekeeper, Governess, Butler and Stablehand.

All the living history events run from 11.30am to 4pm. Admission costs £7 for adults, £6 for OAPs and other concessions, £4.50 for children ages five and above, £2.50 for children aged 2-4 and under twos go free. A family ticket for two adults and two children is also available for £21.


There is no need to pre-book for the events – just turn up and step back in time!

More information is available at www.tamworthcastle.co.uk or by calling the box office on 01827 709581 or 01827 709618.