Medieval fun at Denny Abbey this bank holiday

An archery skills demonstration by members of Buckingham's Retinue

An archery skills demonstration by members of Buckingham's Retinue - Credit: Archant

WAR of the Roses re-enactment group Buckingham’s Retinue will be returning to the Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey later this month, to show what life in the late 15th century may have been like.

Combat skills will be demonstrated by members of Buckingham's Retinue

Combat skills will be demonstrated by members of Buckingham's Retinue - Credit: Archant

On Sunday August 25 and Bank Holiday Monday, August 26, visitors will be able to explore the authentic medieval camp set up by Buckingham’s Retinue and take a look at wide range of medieval activities.

During both days there is a packed programme, including archery displays, a mummers’ play, soldiers drill display, medieval games and a combat display.

There will also be some music and dance, with a chance of audience participation.

For a complete timetable visit www.farmlandmuseum.org.uk

The museum on the A10 between Stretham and Waterbeach opens at 10.30am and activities start at 11am. Event admission prices apply. Ample parking, refreshments or bring a picnic.

For more information contact 01223 860988 or email: info@farmlandmuseum.org.uk

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