Author: Katie

Families and history-lovers enjoyed the fearsome Vikings at Rockingham Castle as temperatures soared to record levels this August Bank Holiday weekend. During the two hottest days of the year so far, the Vikings of Middle England performed realistic battles in their authentic warrior armour as crowds cheered. The Living History Village, where...

Thousands of food-lovers experienced Rockingham Castle’s first ever Food & Drink Fair at the weekend – and owner, James Saunders Watson has pledged to make it an annual event. Thirty food and drink specialists from Northamptonshire and surrounding areas showcased their fine artisan products to crowds of local foodies on the...

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Hundreds of families enjoyed a thrilling jousting event on Father’s Day as people flocked to Rockingham Castle.   The Knights of Nottingham Jousting event wowed crowds who braved the showery weather to give their dads a medieval treat. Jousting on horseback, sword-fighting and fire-eating were among the many activities for children and families...

[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] Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June 10am - 5pm Set in the beautiful Great Park, this family country show with is sure to provide a full day of entertainment. For more information on the event contact Oakleigh fairs on www.oakleighfairs.co.uk/rockinghamgame or email admin@oakleighfairs.co.uk[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width"...

[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] Friday 6th & Saturday 7th September Luna Flix outdoor cinema will be returning to present two blockbusters in the stunning grounds of Rockingham Castle. Bring a picnic and share the fun with friends and family. Films to be announced shortly. Visit www.lunaflix.co.uk for details and...

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The original Norman motte and bailey, formed the core of the castle. The bailey with its curtain wall, and adjoining motte, enclosed 3½ acres; plus a second bailey (now the Tilting Lawn).  The motte: Was 30’ high and 100’ wide surrounded by a 30’ wide moat; on it there was a well.  The baileys. Rockingham had two...

  Luxury footwear and accessories brand Fairfax & Favor has signed a deal to take title sponsorship of Rockingham International Horse Trials, which this year runs from 18th – 20th May. Established in 2013, Fairfax & Favor has been a regular exhibitor at the British Eventing affiliated fixture, and its name is...

How to Make a Halloween Garland You will need: Orange Wool Green Wool Googley Eyes Green Pipe Cleaners Scissors Pom Pom Maker Glue   Step 1 – Get your pom pom maker ready by folding out the arms. Begin with the green wool and wrap this around one quarter of the pom pom maker. Wrap until you have built up...

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