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Children are being invited to fill part of their forthcoming school holidays with enchantment this summer with a programme of magical stories at historic Tamworth Castle. The storyteller will be in residence at the medieval castle in Staffordshire at the beginning of the school holiday period, from July 23 to July 25, to delight young visitors with tales of knights, dragons and princesses. To help with the magical atmosphere, visitors are invited to attend the storytelling sessions dressed in their favourite costumes, either to listen to the collection of stories or have a go at telling their own. In addition, visitors of all ages can also participate in various craft activities and a fairy-tale trail around the castle rooms. Children are welcome to bring their own teddy bears or dolls to enjoy a story too.

Tamworth Castle
Children invited to attend storytelling at Tamworth Castle


Storytelling takes place daily between 10.30am and 3pm, starting from Tuesday 23 July and running until Thursday 25 July. Special admission prices to Tamworth Castle apply which include participation in a craft activity. Entry is priced at 7.50 for adults, 6.50 concessions, 5.50 for children over five and 3.50 for children aged between two and four. Under-twos get in free of charge. Family tickets are also available for 24, based on two adults and two children.

Tamworth Castle
Other craft activities on offer during the school holidays


No pre-booking is necessary, but tickets can now be booked in advance to avoid disappointment, via the Tamworth Castle website at www.tamworthcastle.co.uk, or by calling Tamworth Information Centre in Marmion House, Lichfield Street, on 01827 709618.
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Why? Enchanting stories on offer at medieval castle
When: July 23 to 25
Phone: 01827 709618
Where: Tamworth Castle, Holloway, Tamworth B79 7NA
Cost: Entry 7.50 for adults, 6.50 concessions, 5.50 for children over five and 3.50 for children two to four
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