Event Archive

Half term Halloween fun was enjoyed by hundreds of families during Rockingham Castle’s four-day spooky event. Cobwebs, skeletons and other ghostly decorations added to the exciting atmosphere in the castle’s historic gardens and rooms, and the pumpkin-rollings, biscuit-decorating, quizzes and trails hosted by the popular Witches of Rockingham, were a continued...

The dates for our Victorian Christmas experience have changed since our events leaflet was printed and we'd hate for you to miss out. So make sure you've got Wednesday 27th November to Sun 1st December in the diary - or even better, book now to secure your tickets.   A festive experience...

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[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] Sunday 25th & Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2019, 12noon - 5pm Viking warriors will take to the battlefields at Rockingham Castle over the August Bank Holiday weekend, promising heaps of excitement and family fun.[/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" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Vikings...

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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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[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][vc_column][vc_column_text]Buy your dad an exclusive experience at Rockingham Castle – and enjoy a Father’s Day Breakfast Brunch, Castle tour, a wander through the gardens and an afternoon of Jousting. We have a strictly limited number of tickets for this extra special family day out...

There will be medieval magic at Rockingham Castle this Father’s Day - Sunday 16th June - as the much-loved family event, Knights of Nottingham, makes a thrilling return. The castle grounds will come alive between 12-5pm, as armoured knights wow crowds with their performances of bravery – fighting on horseback with...

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