Mighty Claws UK

An Eventful Half Term!

Half term seems like such a long time ago now but in reality they have only been back at school for a couple of weeks. Because our head teacher bolted on all five of the annual inset days around the traditional week we actually got two weeks off which I had planned to use to go to Disneyland Paris with. Sadly Hubby could not get the time off work so I planned in lots of days out and I have to say we were kept pretty busy throughout the holidays. We started the half term break with a couple of …

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Arundel Castle

A Medieval Siege at Arundel Castle

I lived near Arundel Castle for twenty odd years but am ashamed to say I had never been inside the grounds, until now. Over half term we were invited to a Castle Siege at Arundel Castle which was led by historical interpretation troupes including Raven Tor Living History Group, The Wessex Medieval Alliance and The Company of St Barbara. We arrived nice and early to enjoy the picturesque walk up to the castle where we found medieval camps had been set up, complete with tents, armour on display and people in full costume demonstrating how people would have lived and …

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