Pike and Shot – Medieval Archery
Take a step into the past and enjoy medieval archery and the story of King Stephen, presented by Pike and Shot.
Learn about the civil war between England and Normandy in 1135 and 1154, ‘The Anarchy’. By the reign of King Stephen, Corfe Castle was already a strong fortress with a keep and inner enclosure, both built in stone. In 1139, during the civil war of Stephen’s reign, the castle withstood a siege. Enjoy demonstrations of combat, skilled archery displays, talks on the longbow and have-a-go sessions.
Daily Programme: 11am to 5pm Have-a-go archery, 12pm to 1pm Talks, 2pm to 2.45pm Demonstrations & display.
More information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/corfe-castle
The Square, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EZ United Kingdom
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