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Lumley Castle: Elizabethan Banquets

Type:Food & Drink

Lumley Castle, Ropery Lane, Chester Le Street, County Durham, DH3 4NX

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Come live like Lords and Ladies of a bygone age and experience a great night out at Lumley Castle’s award winning Elizabethan Banquet.

The evening includes: Five Course Banquet Feast, One Goblet of Wine and One Goblet of Mead, Entertainment by the Lords and Ladies of the Court followed by disco music.

The year is 1595 and you are invited to attend the banquet feast of Sir John Lumley. Before the banquet starts the doors to the dungeon and guardroom are thrown open, where wine, ale & mead can be purchased.

To the sound of bagpipes you will be greeted with a friendly smile, but take heed to be well behaved or his Lordship’s Executioner will deal with you! Armed only with a dagger and a bib you will be served five courses of delicious food.

Throughout the feasting the banquet maids will fill your goblets with mead and wine while entertaining you with songs, sketches and sing-a-longs.

At the end of the show the Chamberlain will guide you back to the 21st century to dance in the dungeon to our resident DJ.

Barons’ Borde 
Homemade Vegetable Soup With Wholemeal Bread

Fyshe with Potato
Fish With Creamed Potato Topped With Cheese Served In A Scallop Shell

Spare Ribs
Succulent Ribs Cooked In A Red Wine Sauce With Herbs

Checkyn in Mead
Chicken Cooked in Mead Served With Jacket Potato & Salad

A delight to end your repast

Vegetarian option available

Bar opens at 7.00pm
Bar closes at 12.30am, (11.30pm Sunday)
Banquet at 8.00pm
Disco music until 1.00am (12.00am Sunday)
Dress code: Smart Casual/ Medieval Costume.



Opening Times

Nov (9 Nov 2019)
Saturday19:00 - 01:00
Nov (22 Nov 2019)
Friday19:00 - 01:00

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