Find 30 - An Anglo-Saxon Herbal Foraging Experience
Aug
18
2:00 pm14:00

Find 30 - An Anglo-Saxon Herbal Foraging Experience

Think as an Anglo-Saxon as we explore the chalk meadows for 30 useful plants. We’ll stop and forage for herbs, learn the names and th

Think as an Anglo-Saxon as we explore the chalk meadows for 30 useful plants. We’ll stop and forage for herbs, learn the names and the uses of the plants by the Anglo Saxons. Make smelly cocktails and your own herbal tea!

Meeting Location: Outside Dover Museum

Booking: Required via email; bookings.wccp@gmail.com

Cost: £3 per person

Suitable Age: 12+ - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please note:

This is a country walk with some steeper hills or stiles involved. Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

e uses of the plants by the Anglo Saxons. Make smelly cocktails and your own herbal tea!

Meeting Location: Outside Dover Museum

Booking: Required via email; bookings.wccp@gmail.com

Cost: £3 per person

Suitable Age: 12+ - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please note:

This is a country walk with some steeper hills or stiles involved. Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

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Dispute! - Free Activity
Aug
18
1:00 pm13:00

Dispute! - Free Activity

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
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Tempers are starting to boil, with the Viking and Saxon traders, will this lead to conflict...

Free Entrance!

Tempers are starting to boil, with the Viking and Saxon traders, will this lead to conflict...

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Weapons of the Anglo-Saxon Age - Free Activity!
Aug
18
11:30 am11:30

Weapons of the Anglo-Saxon Age - Free Activity!

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
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Weapons of the Viking Age: See how sharp the weapons were and the damage they could do.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Anglo-Saxon & Viking Living Village - Free Activity!
Aug
18
11:00 am11:00

Anglo-Saxon & Viking Living Village - Free Activity!

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
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Crafts, including the food of the period, dyeing using plants, woodworking and trading.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Coin Minting Workshop - Free Activity!
Aug
18
11:00 am11:00

Coin Minting Workshop - Free Activity!

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
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Learn about money in the Anglo-Saxon & Viking age and have a go at making a Viking or Saxon coin to take home.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Anglo-Saxon Fashion Show- Free Activity!
Aug
18
11:00 am11:00

Anglo-Saxon Fashion Show- Free Activity!

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
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Saxon's & Vikings will take to the catwalk and show off the latest in Saxon & Viking fashion.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Anglo-Saxon Warrior School - Free Activity!
Aug
18
10:30 am10:30

Anglo-Saxon Warrior School - Free Activity!

Discover what life was like as an Anglo-Saxon warrior. Try on armour and learn how to fight in a Shield Wall. Then create a magical name for your sword, a battle cry to inspire your army against the Vikings, or an epic poem to commemorate a famous victory.

20min Sessions:

  • 10:30-10:50

  • 11:00-11:20

  • 11:30-11:50

  • 12:00-12:20

  • 13:30-13:50

  • 14:30-14:50

Location: Dover Museum - Temporary Exhibition

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: 7-12 years - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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There be Dragons - Free Activity!
Aug
18
10:30 am10:30

There be Dragons - Free Activity!

The Anglo-Saxons loved dragons, snakes, monsters and mythical beasts. Discover some in artefacts at Dover Museum and create your own dragon verse inspired by what you've seen.

20min Sessions:

  • 10:30-10:50

  • 11:00-11:20

  • 11:30-11:50

  • 12:00-12:20

  • 13:30-13:50

  • 14:30-14:50

Location: Dover Museum - Education Room

Booking: Not required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: 3-6 years - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Special Saxon Artefacts Exhibition
Aug
18
10:30 am10:30

Special Saxon Artefacts Exhibition

Dover Roman Painted House will be hosting a special exhibition showcasing not seen before Saxon Artefacts discovered by the Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit in Dover.

Booking: Not required

Cost: £2 per person - Special Half Price Event Discount!

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Special Three Anglo-Saxon Expert Talks - Free Event
Aug
17
6:30 pm18:30

Special Three Anglo-Saxon Expert Talks - Free Event

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
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Free Entrance!

Come and hear in detail about what like was like in Dover during the Anglo-Saxon period, from our three experts;

  • Rob Howell - Regia Anglorum discusses, "Killing Blow - Battle Techniques & Demonstration"

  • Andrew Richardson from Canterbury Archaeological Trust discusses, "Woulds, weapons and warfare in Anglo-Saxon England".

  • David Slater, 17th Chaplain Port of Dover discusses " history of the Saxon St Mary in Castro"..

Location: Dover Discovery Centre

Booking: Required - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dover-history-festival-special-three-anglo-saxon-expert-talk-free-event-tickets-65798143017

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: Adults

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Sword in the Stone (Disney Film) - Free Activity
Aug
17
4:15 pm16:15

Sword in the Stone (Disney Film) - Free Activity

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
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Free Entrance!

Disney adaptation of the classic fable chronicles of King Arthur's humble beginnings.

Location: Dover Silverscreen

Booking: Required - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dover-history-festival-sword-in-the-stone-disney-film-free-entrance-tickets-65808748739

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: U Rated Film suitable for all ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Dispute! - Free Activity
Aug
17
1:00 pm13:00

Dispute! - Free Activity

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free Entrance!

Tempers are starting to boil, with the Viking and Saxon traders, will this lead to conflict...

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Weapons of the Anglo-Saxon Age - Free Activity!
Aug
17
11:30 am11:30

Weapons of the Anglo-Saxon Age - Free Activity!

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Weapons of the Viking Age: See how sharp the weapons were and the damage they could do.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Anglo-Saxon Fashion Show- Free Activity!
Aug
17
11:00 am11:00

Anglo-Saxon Fashion Show- Free Activity!

  • 14-15 Cannon St England, CT16 1BZ United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saxon's & Vikings will take to the catwalk and show off the latest in Saxon & Viking fashion.

Location: Dover Roman Lawn - Unsuitable for wheelchair and pushchair users.

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Anglo-Saxon Warrior School - Free Activity!
Aug
17
10:30 am10:30

Anglo-Saxon Warrior School - Free Activity!

Discover what life was like as an Anglo-Saxon warrior. Try on armour and learn how to fight in a Shield Wall. Then create a magical name for your sword, a battle cry to inspire your army against the Vikings, or an epic poem to commemorate a famous victory.

20min Sessions:

  • 10:30-10:50

  • 11:00-11:20

  • 11:30-11:50

  • 12:00-12:20

  • 13:30-13:50

  • 14:30-14:50

Location: Dover Museum - Temporary Exhibition

Booking: Not Required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: 7-12 years - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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There be Dragons - Free Activity!
Aug
17
10:30 am10:30

There be Dragons - Free Activity!

The Anglo-Saxons loved dragons, snakes, monsters and mythical beasts. Discover some in artefacts at Dover Museum and create your own dragon verse inspired by what you've seen.

20min Sessions:

  • 10:30-10:50

  • 11:00-11:20

  • 11:30-11:50

  • 12:00-12:20

  • 13:30-13:50

  • 14:30-14:50

Location: Dover Museum - Education Room

Booking: Not required

Cost: Free

Suitable Age: 3-6 years - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Special Saxon Artefacts Exhibition
Aug
17
10:30 am10:30

Special Saxon Artefacts Exhibition

Dover Roman Painted House will be hosting a special exhibition showcasing not seen before Saxon Artefacts discovered by the Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit in Dover.

Booking: Not required

Cost: £2 per person - Special Half Price Event Discount!

Suitable Age: All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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