- Starts at: 10:00am Saturday 26 July 2014
- Finishes at: 5:00pm Sunday 31 August 2014
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Family Activity
10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014 - 5:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014 at Leeds
Saturday 26 July – Sunday 31 August
Daily activities include:
History is brought to life by our Visitor Experience Team in Wild West gunfights, rapier duels, poll-axe combats, dramatic performances and much more.
HANDS ON HISTORY
Special handling sessions let you get up close to weapons and armour from the national collection.
Discover how armour was made and decorated. There’ll be talks and demonstrations and you can even try your hand at brass rubbing, heraldic design and copper embossing.
Special events include:
HAVE-A-GO SWORD FIGHTING
Sundays & Mondays (except 24/25 Aug)
Learn authentic drills with our experts.
12, 13 & 14 August
Meet some of your favourite comic book heroes including Iron Man, Judge Dredd and Batman. Have a go at comic book art. Special talks include ‘From battle scene to silver screen’ and ‘Call of Duty Weapons’.
Tuesdays & Thursdays (from 5 Aug)
Amazing birds of prey flying displays. Get closer with a Falconry Experience package.
1pm & 3pm
Flying show £4/£2