COLLYWESTON PALACE WEEKEND OFFERS FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY

You are invited to join in the fun and meet the Tudors of Collyweston Palace on 31st August and 1st September 2019

WHATS ON

 

A true Tudor themed festival with something for everyone. We have activities and entertainment in the main arena going on all day with guest speakers and demonstrations providing one off presentations on a range of subjects from Tudor Music to Tile Making.

Food and drinks available all day through a barbecue, tea tent and bar means this will be a true family day out.

 

We have two premium events over the weekend where on Saturday we will be presenting the final presentations of the Collyweston Palace project and on Sunday we have an expert panel of guest speakers ready to take questions from you our audience.

For those who wish to attend our evening premium events then please use the booking form below.

All Day Saturday and Sunday in the Arena

Tudor Games comprised of some modern day classics as well as some games that you have not heard of.

TUDOR FUN

& GAMES

Saturday All day in Area and one off display in hall

Kids and Adults will have the time of their lives as you make your own unique tudor tile to take home

TUDOR

TILE MAKING

Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3pm in St Andrew's Church

Stunning Tudor themed displays recreated in a beautiful presentation in St Andrew's Church

TUDOR

FLOWER FESTIVAL

Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3pm in Lady Margaret Chapel at St Andrew's Church

Come and see the incredible range  of varied finds from the Palace archaeology digs

PALACE

ARCHAEOLOGICAL

DIG FINDS DISPLAY

Saturday 12pm in Main Arena

Find out what food was eaten by the Tudors and the table etiquette of the time

TUDOR FOOD

& DINING

Saturday 10am to 4pm in Arena and one off concert during day in hall 

Famous Tudor Musician Dante Ferrara will keep you Royaly entertained during the day with authentic Tudor Music

TUDOR

MUSIC

Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3pm in the Lady Chapel in St Andrew's Church

Our researchers have put together a fascinating collection of documents and records about the Palace. Also check out Lady Margaret's squint in her chapel.

PALACE

ARCHIVES DISPLAY

Saturday 11am in Main Arena

Our resident Monk formally requests your attendance to learn the art of Calligraphy and Medieval Art.

You may also have a go yourself!

MONASTIC

WRITING

All Day Saturday and Sunday in the Arena

From soldiers to peasants, you will be entertained all day with real life characters from the Medieval period

MEDIEVAL

SOKEMEN

Saturday 9am - 2:30pm in the Arena

Get a selfie with some of the famous characters of the Tudor and Elizabethan times

MEET

AND GREET

Sunday 12pm in Main Arena

A Talk on Medieval War, Weapons and Armour followed by a mini battle for our younger visitors

ARMS &

ARMOUR

Sunday all day in Main Arena

Every heard Tudor Bagpipes that are not Scottish, Whats a Hurdy Gurdy? Our Tudor Musicians will entertain throught the day.

TUDOR BAND

OF MUSICIANS

FOOD AND DRINK

With so many activities and events we have a great selection of food and drink to keep you going throughout the day.

“The Tudor Grill will be serving up some modern day classics including Burgers, Sausage and other snacks from 11am

“Worked up a thirst? 

We are serving beer, wine, soft drinks along with a large tea and coffee tent all day long”

EXPERT TALKS, DEBATES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

Collyweston Historical Society is proud to provide a premium event on Saturday evening in St Andrew's Church where we will welcome guest speakers Stuart Orme and Dr Rachel Delman. Soon after we will reveal the results from the Palace project. On Sunday Dr Michael Jones will head a Question Time format event in the Hall. Premium events are free for Collyweston Historical Society members and £8 per evening for non members. Booking essential for premium events.

STUART ORME

Saturday Evening - St Andrews Church - Premium Event

Stuart will be providing a fascinating talk on Lady Margaret and her life in and around Collyweston

GEOPHYS

EXPLAINED

Sunday Morning in Hall - FREE

Hallaton Field Working Group have provided the Palace geophysical work. Find out more about how it all works.

DR RACHEL DELMAN

Saturday evening - St Andrews Church - Premium Event

Dr Rachel Delman will unveil some of the most detailed research ever undertaken into Collyweston Palace 

HOW TO FIND A PALACE

Sunday Lunchtime in Hall - FREE

This is the story of how our society has tried to find a Palace with no trace above ground. Our Chairman will provide details of what methods worked and what didnt when looking for our Tudor Palace.

DR MICHAEL JONES

Sunday Afternoon - Hall - Premium Event

Dr Michael Jones is one of the most prolific authors on the Tudor period and heads an expert panel who will take questions from the audience on Collyweston Palace and the Tudor period.

ARCHAEOLOGY

BASICS

Sunday Lunchtime in Hall - FREE

Want to know more about the work that goes on underground. Come along for a basic tutorial on archaeological methods.

COLLYWESTON PALACE REVEAL

Saturday Evening - St Andrew Church - Premium Event

The culmination of 12 months hard work and research about Collyweston Palace. Have we found the Palace? Find out at this special event. Booking essential

THE GREAT PALACE DEBATE

Sunday Afternoon - Hall - Premium Event

An expert panel of Dr Michael Jones, Dr Rachel Delman, Stuart Orme and Dr Nicola Tallis will field questions about the Palace from you, our audience, in a 1 hour special event

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Limited Seats Available

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