Author: Katie

Sea Cadet Band Competition

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Several Sea Cadet band ensembles from the East of England will be competing in their exciting band competition at Rockingham Castle on Sunday 4th June 2017.  Alongside the bands, there will be various stalls and displays so that you can see what...

Vikings! Of Middle England

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Sunday 27th & Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2017 The Vikings return!  Be prepared for Battles, Horses, Pageant, Living History Camp and much more.  The Vikings Of Middle England are most famous for their realistic, exciting and entertaining battle displays.  The thunderous clash of...

Handkerchief-tree
The Handkerchief Tree

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]The beautiful gardens at Rockingham Castle have emerged from their winter hibernation. The gardens at Rockingham, which extend to some 18 acres, include many remarkable specimen trees & shrubs, perhaps none more remarkable than the Handkerchief Tree, or Davidia Vilmorana to the serious...

Rockingham International Horse Trials

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Rockingham International Horse Trials 19th May to 21st May 2017 The fifth year of Rockingham International Horse Trials will be held on Rockingham's Great Park featuring dressage, cross country and show jumping at BE100, Novice, Intermediate, CIC* CIC** level as well as other top level...

The Suffering Obstacle Race
The Suffering Obstacle Race

Saturday 11th March 2017 Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June 2017   Rockingham Castle in spring is a true beauty to behold… until The Suffering Obstacle Race gets hold of it! The Suffering courses are renowned for being super tough, but super fun. The hills of Rockingham are legendary. Now it’s time to make...

Jousting & Medieval Living History Village

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Stalls inside the Marque
The Rockingham Fair

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd July 2017 Set in the beautiful Great Park, this family country show with is sure to provide a full day of entertainment. Jez Avery Stunt Bikes & Quads, Totally Terriers racing team, Birds of Prey flying display, Totally Ponies, Nuneaton Dog Display Team and so much more! On Sunday we...

Victorian Christmas at Rockingham Castle

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text] 20th - 24th November 2017 It’s Christmas Eve 1849 and excitement ripples through the Castle. The trees are decorated, the silver is shining in the Great Hall, the kitchen is smelling delicious and the gifts are nestled beneath candlelit boughs....

RAF - Training Exercise at Rockingham Castle
RAF Training Exercise

The RAF visited Rockingham briefly this morning on a training exercise treating us all to a fly over. After a last minute call this morning Rockingham Castle was included in the training exercise by the RAF landing on our tilting lawn in what is called a 'Touch and Go' exercise,...

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