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Royal Armouries Museum

Legends: King Arthur

Action-packed themed weekend
29th December - 10:00 am - 31st December - 5:00 pm

An action-packed themed weekend featuring the legendary leader of medieval myths and romances.

Join the Quest for King Arthur and bring the legend to life. Meet the characters – Merlin, Guinevere, Morgana and the King himself – enjoy their stories, listen for clues, get  your hands on history and watch combat demonstrations.

Daily programme for Saturday, Sunday and Monday

10.45am Performance / The evolution of Arthur

11am – 3pm  Drop-in crafts. Suitable for ages 3+ / free

11am Little Legends storytelling session. Suitable for under 5s / 30 minutes / free

11.30am The Wizard’s Tale. Merlin recounts the story of King Arthur’s birth

12noon Combat demonstration. King Arthur and the battle of Mount Badon

12.30pm The Sword’s Tale. Meet the king, discover the power of the sword and his success in battle.

1pm Knightly swords / Object handling session

2pm The Queen’s Tale. Guinevere conducts a lesson in etiquette, courtly love and chivalry.

2.45pm Excalibur – Sword of Legend. Find out about King Arthur’s famous sword

3.30pm The Enchantress’s Tale. Morgana reveals dark tales of revenge and betrayal.

We reserve the right to change the programme without prior notice


Legends Prize Draw Competition

Pick up your Legends sticker booklet, collect all the stickers and you could win a legendary prize.

Collect 5 different Legend stickers to enter the prize draw.


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