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Skipton Castle Events  2018





Saturday 26 to Monday 28 May

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

15th Century Wars of the Roses

Journey back to the 15th Century during the Wars of the Roses with the Red Wyvern Society. See a recreation of a medieval campsite within the castle grounds and the garrison demonstrate their arms and armour.






Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 June

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

Re-live 1308 Medieval life

Journey back to the 14th Century with Tournee and see a glimpse of Skipton Castles medieval life.





Saturday 21 to Sunday 22 July

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

15th Century Castle Life

Buckingham’s Retinue recreates life as it may have been in Skipton during the Wars of the Roses







Saturday 28 to Sunday 29 July

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

The Queen’s Regiment

See this Regiment prepare for battle against the 1715 Jacobite Rising






Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 August

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

Stone Carving Association

An amateur association made up of a diverse range of members from all backgrounds, who share a keen interest in the craft of stone carving, which we promote through public demonstrations and exhibitions. Members of the public will be encouraged to have a go







Saturday 11 to Sunday 12 August

Meet the Governor

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

Come and meet Sir John Mallory Governor of Skipton Castle during the English Civil War

Hear about the castle's siege and skirmishes its garrison have already fought and how the

King's cause is faring in Yorkshire







Saturday 18 to Sunday 19 August  

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

12 Century Knights

Hear the walls echo to the sounds of swords and shields from re-enactors, Historia Normannis. See medieval craftsmen demonstrate their trades, knights display their prowess.








Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 August

10:00 to 17:00 (11:00 Sun)

The Yorkshire Highwayman

John Nevison was a famous late 17th century Yorkshire highwayman who robbed the length of the Great North Road






Normal admissions to events apply unless stated otherwise