Rockingham Castle News
Our Knight in Shining Armour!
4th April 2013 11:15am
Let's give a huge welcome for our newest recruit on the Rockingham Castle team. We're still waiting on a name for our knight in shining armour...our Facebook friends have been tasked with choosing one so we will let you know the outcome!
4th February 2013 6:14am
19th Century Saddle.This elaborate saddle was for ceremonial use, probably on an elephant, and was made in India in the 19th century. It consists of a rawhide saddle with a pommel, on a wooden base, on a saddle cloth made of five layers of thick felt. The felt is decorated with red leather and with
4th February 2013 5:59am
Hussar Saddlecloth.It is made of blue velour with decorations in gold lace and belonged to Richard Watson who in the 1820s was in the 10th Hussars, a cavalry regiment that fought in the Napoleonic Wars. On the cloth is the cipher of King George IV, the Order of the Garter, and the battle honours of
4th February 2013 5:58am
Long Gallery Curtain Restoration. In the 1840s Richard and Lavinia Watson re-decorated the Long Gallery with ten pairs of curtains. The curtains are made of crimson damask, with tasselled holders and pelmets. Apart from one set, left to show their original state, all were conserved in the late
Brigstock International Horse Trials
21st August 2012 11:00am
The Brigstock International Horse Trials is moving to the Great Park at Rockingham Castle. Rockingham Castle is delighted to be hosting the Brigstock International Horse Trials taking place over the weekend 17th - 19th May 2013. The event will incude Novice, BE 100, I