Castell Henllys Iron Age Village Events
For more information about the site visit the Castell Henllys website.
Home Education Day - Iron Age
Wednesday 5 June
A chance for home schooling families and groups to experience the school’s program at Castell Henllys. Pupils will be taken back in time for a session led by our costumed interpreters. Our school’s program is designed for KS2 and is aimed at children aged 7-11 and older children are welcome to attend with younger siblings.
£8 per child. Includes one free adult admission per family group. For entry prices visit the Castell Henllys website. Tickets non-refundable.
Every Wednesday during School Holidays 11am – 12.30pm and 2.30pm – 4pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
Druids of Iron Age Britain were knowledgeable, wise, and secretive. Join a hands-on session to lean some of their secrets, including fire lighting, bread making and face painting. Ages 6+. £7 per child plus normal admission. For entry prices visit the Castell Henllys website. Tickets non-refundable.
Home Education Day - Viking
Wednesday 17 April 10.30am-2pm Booking Essential
A chance for home schooling families and groups to experience the school’s program at Castell Henllys. Pupils will be taken back in time for a session led by our costumed interpreters. Our school’s program is designed for KS2 and is aimed at children aged 7-11. Older children are welcome to attend with younger siblings.
£6 per child. Includes one free adult admission per family group. For entry prices visit the Castell Henllys website. Tickets non-refundable.
Ancient Textiles Workshop
Sunday 12 May, Saturday 7 September, and Sunday 13 October
11am-4pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Learn the textile techniques of our ancestors to create your own piece of prehistoric textile. During this workshop you will be introduced to the basics of spinning, weaving and dyeing.
Ticket includes admission to the Iron Age Village and all materials. Suitable for ages 12+. Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets non-refundable.
Thursday 1 August, 6.45pm-10pm
As the harvest begins, we join together to celebrate. There will be live music from Mari Mathias at 7.30pm, before a spectacular fire performance and the ignition of our wicker man. Recommended ages 4+, please bring a rug or chair clothing suitable for an outside performance.
Prices £18 adult, £17 concession, £16 child, £60 family (2+2). Booking essential.
Aerial Circus Skills Workshop
Wednesday 7 August 12 noon and 2pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Try out aerial circus skills with Collective Flight Syrcas. An introduction to aerial circus skills suitable for ages 8+. Ticket includes admission to the village. Tickets non-refundable.
Evening Entertainment - Syrcas and Stories
Wednesday 7 August 6.00pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Castell Henllys presents Collective Flight Syrcas performing ‘Swyn’, and Storyteller Tamar Eluned Williams. Swyn is inspired by the Pembrokeshire coastline, Celtic past and lived experiences, recalls tales of the land and the community of women. Award-winning Storyteller Tamar will begin the evening breathing new life into the story of Branwen: daughter of a sea god, princess of the Island of the Mighty, who holds a fragile peace in her hands. Recommended ages 4+, please bring a rug or chair and clothing suitable for an outside performance. Doors open 6pm.
Prices £16 Adult, £15 Concession, £14 Child, £53 Family (2+2). Booking essential.
Saturday 10 August, 11am-1pm
Join professional forager Jade Mellor on a wild food walk around Castell Henllys, where you’ll seek out the tastiest seasonal plants and make a little jar of wildness to take home. Ticket includes admission to the Iron Age Village. Places limited to 12 people. Booking essential. Tickets non-refundable.
Winter Solstice at Castell Henllys
Saturday 21 December 11am-3.30pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
The shortest day is here. Celebrate by trying some festive crafts or listening to stories by the fireside. As the day draws an end, we will light the bonfire (weather permitting) and there will be a chance to meet the Mari Lwyd!
£10 Adult, £9 Concession, £8 Child, £32 Family (2+2). All activities included in entry price.