Medi-Evil Mischief - Friday, 1 October 2010
Half term 23 – 31 October 2010
Dare you visit the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, this half term in the run up to the spookiest night of the year – Halloween?
Not for the faint-hearted, Medi-Evil Mischief offers gruesome entertainment for all the family.
On a less grisly note, there’s lots more to help youngsters beat the half-term holiday blues, including horse shows, falconry demonstrations, and have-a-go-sword-fighting sessions.Medi-Evil Mischief forms part of the Royal Armouries’ Dangerously Entertaining events calendar and runs from Saturday (October 23) to Halloween (Sunday, October 31). Programme highlights include:
BRING OUT YOUR DEAD!
October 23, 27 and 30 only
Medicinal mayhem with our medieval medic and his poorly peasant as they roam the Museum juggling and telling stories.
October 24, 27 and 30 only
Have you got the guts to listen to the bloody barber surgeon and his tales of weeping wounds, bubbling boils and putrid pus!
General Museum events will also run as usual, including:
- Live dramatic performances – throughout the day from 10.15am
- History in Action – 11am & 3pm (45 mins) £3 adults, £2 concessions
- Falconry – 12.30pm (30 mins) £3 adults, £2 concessions
- Horseshow – 2pm (30 mins) £3 adults, £2 concessions
- Have a go sword – 3.15pm (45 mins), £5 per person, maximum of 12 people. Suitable for 8 years plus, minimum height 120cm (4ft)
- Jester’s Yard – including gruesome arts and crafts, 11am – 4pm, £2.50 per child, adults go free
For further details of this and all Royal Armouries’ events, visit
Tel: 07838 379599
Notes to editors
- Royal Armouries is the national museum of arms and armour and has sites in Leeds, HM Tower of London, Fort Nelson and Louisville, Kentucky. It is the first British national museum to open a permanent presence in another country
- Admission to the museum is free. However, there may be a small charge for some special events.
- Open all year daily, 10am-5pm. Closed 24-25 December
- Information Line: 0113 220 1999
- Website: www.royalarmouries.org
- The Royal Armouries Museum should not be confused with Royal Armouries International plc, the private sector corporate hospitality business.