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Summer fun at Upnor Castle

Date: 18/07/2008           Category: Tourism

A series of children’s events and workshops will take place at Upnor Castle this summer. On Wednesday, 6 August and Wednesday, 27 August, children can take part in multi-material model making inspired by the history of Upnor Castle and castle life. The workshops take place from 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm on each day. The classic adventure tale Treasure Island will be told at the castle on Thursday, 7 August. Quantum Theatre will present a brand new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale for the whole family, promising high drama, swordfights, sea shanties and of course Long John Silver. The performance starts at 7pm and ticket prices are £9 for adults, £7 for children with concessions available. For more information please contact the Box Office on 0845 4505157. Upnor Castle presents an Audience with Gunner Grimme on Wednesday, 13 August and Wednesday, 20 August. Children can learn about life in the Castle when it was used as a gun powder magazine, find out what a ‘powder monkey’ is, and ask Gunner Grimme questions. The activity takes place at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm on each day. For more information contact Upnor Castle on 01634 718742