Exciting events for 2016 and beyond – see below

This Week at Muncaster:
Monday : CFM Cash For Kids Charity Fun Day
Sunday & Monday 1st Aug: Shakespeare on the lawn
Daily: Shakespeare- and World War-themed displays in the Castle. Hawk Walks available at 3.15pm.

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Outdoor Shakespeare 31st Jul & 1st Aug

Shakespeare on the Lawn - 'As You Like It' Jul 31st and 'Macbeth' Aug 1st A late addition to the calendar! We're delighted to welcome travelling company The Three Inch Fools, ending their tour at [...]

Picnic Cinema Aug 5th & 6th

An outdoor cinema experience, a unique adventure for film lovers and a truly memorable party night out, Picnic Cinema returns to Muncaster for the weekend with two classic films on the big screen on the [...]

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Outdoor Theatre ‘A Little Box of Oblivion’ 14th Aug

Stephen Bean's "A Little Box of Oblivion" is an outdoor production on the Castle lawns by local theatre company Gosforth Amateur Dramatic Society. It is a lovely spring day in an urban conurbation. Cool is settling on [...]

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Afternoon Teas in the Castle

Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of Muncaster Castle's Billiard Room. Also known as the Family Dining Room, this elegant room with feature panelling and ornate plaster ceiling overlooks the Castle lawns. What a fabulous [...]

Race the Tide Aug 27

Muncaster Castle is hosting the Lake District's best all-natural adventure race, “Race the Tide” on Saturday 27th August. Once more the competitors set off across the rugged Cumbrian terrain battling the mud and various obstacles [...]

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Medieval Muncaster Aug 27th-29th

Over the bank holiday weekend, Muncaster returns to Tudor times with the Red Wyvern re-enactment society. Think history is dusty and boring? Think again; Medieval Muncaster brings the past to life with enthusiastic and knowledgeable [...]

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Halloween 26-31 Oct

Dare you visit one of Britain's most haunted castles this Halloween?! Please allow plenty of time to arrive, park and make your way into the gardens, particularly if you have booked a timed show. There [...]

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Scientific Ghost Vigil Oct 29th

There has been a growing demand from members of the public to work with the scientific vigil research team based here at Muncaster Castle, and as a result of this we offer public places on [...]

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Wedding Fayre 6th Nov

Muncaster's Wedding Fayre is your opportunity to explore the options for your special day at one of the Lake District's top wedding venues. FREE ENTRY for all to Castle*, Gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre. [...]

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Christmas Tea in the Castle December 2016

Come along for a festive Afternoon Tea in the run-up to Christmas this year! The ideal way to brighten those dark pre-Christmas days; meet by a roaring fire in the Great Hall decorated for Christmas [...]

  • Owls by Moonlight

Owls by Moonlight December 2016

A fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evening to enjoy an owl  flying display after dark. Taking place on Saturday 3rd, Saturday 10th and Sunday 18th December, these spectacular  evenings will begin at 6pm [...]

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Mothers Day Afternoon Tea in the Castle 26 Mar 2017

A special Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of the Castle Drawing Room or the Billiard Room. Both these elegant rooms with their ornate plaster ceilings overlook the Castle lawns. A marvellous treat for the [...]

Easter at Muncaster Castle 14-17 Apr 2017

Teddies go free! Free entry for every child with a teddy* over the Easter weekend 14th - 17th April 2017, Friday to Monday inclusive. Lots of teddy-based fun for all the family over the four [...]

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Cumbria Life Sausage Festival 29 Apr-1 May 2017

The Cumbria Life Sausage Festival returns to Muncaster Castle for the third year! A three day celebration of good food, drink and all things Cumbrian, over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend. With celebrity chefs, cookery [...]

  • Fool of Muncaster Audience

Muncaster Festival 28-30 May 2017

Come along and soak up the carnival atmosphere on the Castle front lawn with something for all the family. The festival culminates with the International Jesters Tournament held on the final day. Come along and [...]