Buckingham's Retinue 

Buckingham's Retinue 

Witness the grandeur of the castle grounds come alive with the sights and sounds of friendly competition as members of the castle household engage in archery contests and combat displays. Cheer on your chosen champion as they demonstrate their prowess with bow and blade, showcasing the skills and techniques of medieval warfare.

But the excitement doesn't stop there! Step into the arena yourself and partake in the action with opportunities for audience participation in sword school and medieval dancing. No experience is required, so don your finest attire and prepare to learn the art of swordplay or master the steps of centuries-old dances under the guidance of skilled instructors.

Immerse yourself in the ambiance of the medieval era as you mingle with lords and ladies, knights and squires, and experience firsthand the customs and traditions of a bygone age. Sample period delicacies, peruse artisanal wares, and revel in the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts as you journey back in time to the late Middle Ages.

Join us for a weekend of fun, fellowship, and festivity as we pay homage to the life and times of late medieval England. Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience the magic of Skipton Castle brought to life before your very eyes.

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