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Once upon a time… at Royal Armouries Museum

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate National Storytelling Week.

Come and hear our storytellers recount myths and legends inspired by the Royal Armouries incredible collection. Gather round the fireplace in the War Gallery on Floor 2.

10.30 Tales of Robin Hood
Discover how Robin Hood tricked and defeated his arch-enemies Guy of Gisburne and the Sheriff of Nottingham, and hear the sad story of the death of this woodland outlaw.

11.30 Boudicca – The last battle
A Celtic warrior tells of how one of Britain’s greatest heroines rode fearlessly into battle against the mighty legions of Rome.

12.30 Tales of the knights of King Arthur
Find out how Percival came to the court of King Arthur, and how Tristan and Iseult fell in love and fooled a king.

14.30 Tales of Beowulf
Beowulf battled monsters to help the King of the Danes, this tale is about how he fought one monster too many.

15.30 Normans: Hastings 1066
A Norman warrior recounts the story of the battle that changed the course of English history.

16.15 Tales of Perseus and the Gorgon
Adventure stories about how Perseus escaped his grandfather, saved his mother and slew the serpent-haired Medusa

Free Event.


February 2
10:00 am - 5:00 pm