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January 2017

Maintenance in the Library

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Winter closing is all too short a window for the scale of some of the maintenance jobs we undertake at Muncaster. This winter we have been redecorating in the Library plus repairing some failed plaster, which was threatening to come crashing down, up in the library's gallery. If 'redecorating' prompts thoughts of stepladders and the [...]

Sausage Festival – Exhibitors Invited

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The Sausage Festival is 29th April - 1st May (May Day Bank Holiday weekend). The lineup is taking shape but we've got space for more exhibitors, so please get in touch if you would like to come along. Prices start from £100 for the three days (special rates for charity stands), food and drink suppliers [...]

December 2016

WRT bird displays – update

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These following measures have been introduced by the Government Chief Veterinary Officer to protect the UK from avian flu. Read the DEFRA information. Following notice that falconry and similar displays are in fact permitted, the Sky Hunters daily display was reinstated in December and will resume from 11th February when we reopen after the winter. [...]

November 2016

Twiggy in Whitehaven News

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Twiggy, a roe deer fawn saved by the owners of Muncaster Castle, featured in an article in the Whitehaven News as she gets ready to go it alone. Peter Frost-Pennington, a qualified vet, delivered the fawn after her mother was hit by a car in May. Named Twiggy after her long, slender legs, she has [...]

October 2016

Volunteer Taster Afternoon 23rd Nov 12-3pm

Castle Curators Diary, Falconers Diary, Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

On Wednesday 23rd November we would like to invite you to Muncaster Castle for a Volunteer Taster Afternoon, to find out more about the amazing volunteer opportunities we have to offer. You can meet our Volunteer Co-ordinator plus representatives from the Hawk & Owl Centre, the Gardens and the Castle to hear more about our [...]