Living History at Elizabeth Castle - Events - Jersey Heritage

Please check listing to ensure that Living History is on today. Living History at Elizabeth Castle, May to September. Master Gunner from 12:00 Monday-Saturday, and from 10.30 on Sundays. Regimental Surgeon from 10:15 Tuesdays and Thursdays. All events begin on the Parade Ground.


Location

Location

Elizabeth Castle



Please note that dates and times may change at short notice please check with the castle in advance if you wish to see a particular performance. 

Master Gunner

1 May to 30 September - From 12 noon - Monday to Saturday

Join the 18th century Master Gunner on the Parade Ground as he puts the new recruits (you) through their paces before marching off to the Cockpit to fire the Black Powder cannon.  Then at 1.30pm see the Brown Bess musket demonstration.

1 May to 30 September - From 10.30am -  Every Sunday

10.30am: See the Brown Bess musket demonstration.

12pm: Join the 18th century Master Gunner on the Parade Ground as he puts the new recruits (you) through their paces before marching off to the Cockpit to fire the Black Powder cannon.

2.30pm: Battle of Jersey Story. A gripping account of the French invasion on 6 January 1781.

3 to 28 October - From 12 noon - Monday to Friday

12pm-1pm: Join the 18th century Master Gunner on the Parade Ground as he puts the new recruits (you) through their paces before marching off to the Cockpit to fire the Black Powder cannon, then at 1.30pm see the Brown Bess musket demonstration.

Robert Bloodsworth – Regimental Surgeon - Blood and Guts

1 May to 30 September -

Surgery opens at 10.15, presentations at 11am and 2.15pm - Tuesday and Thursday

Could you pass the medical for an 18th Century Soldier? Meet Lieutenant Robert Bloodsworth, the Assistant Regimental Surgeon of the 95th Regiment of Foot. Find out about the weapons of the period and the wounds they could cause. Then hear about the treatment for the wounded and sick after battle and see some of the surgical and medical instruments of the 18th century that were available to the surgeon in his job.

 

Free Guided Tour

1 May to 30 September- from 1pm - Monday and Friday

Take the free tour of Elizabeth Castle with our guide.