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Carisbrooke Castle in August

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Carisbrooke Castle in August

There is something for everyone at Carisbrooke Castle this August. Shout ‘aaRRRR’ like a pirate or cheer on your favourite knight in the Grand Medieval Joust and Knights’ Tournament – you will never tire of the views either! Carisbrooke Castle will be alive with activity and summer fun to keep the whole family entertained this August. Find out what they have in store…


8 – 10 August

Ahoy, me hearties! Set sail for Carisbrooke Castle this summer and get ready for a spectacular adventure on the high seas. See some of history’s most famous pirates fight it out at close quarters, and listen to them tell their tales of booty, bounty and barnacles. With shows, demonstrations and hands-on activities, there’ll be plenty of piratical fun for the whole family — whether you’re a scallywag, a salty sea dog or a lily-livered landlubber.

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Knights’ Tournament

15 – 17 August

Go back in time and get closer to the action as rival knights compete in the ultimate test of strength and skill at the Carisbrooke Castle Knights’ Tournament. Swords will clash and the winner will be decided in the Grand Melee finale. Immerse yourself in the Middle Ages in the encampment, where reenactors will tell you all about medieval craft-making, weapon repairs, cooking and day-to-day life.

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Legendary Joust

22 – 24 August

Experience the exhilarating spectacle of speed and skill as four legendary knights compete for honour and glory in the Grand Medieval Joust. See lances shatter, feel the thunder of hooves and hear the roar of the crowd as reputations are won and lost. Our fearless fighters and their magnificent horses will charge at each other at full speed in and unforgettable display of chivalry and sheer courage. Choose your champion and cheer them on to victory — or console them in defeat.

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