PICTURES: Medieval weekend at Haddon Hall

Visitors to Haddon Hall were transported back in time over the weekend as a medieval-themed event took place at the Derbyshire manor house.

Recreating the lift of a gentry household during the Wars of the Roses, Sir John Savile’s Household camped at Haddon Hall to bring history alive.

Haddon Hall plays host to a Medieval weekend.

Haddon Hall plays host to a Medieval weekend.

The re-enactment group had a tented encampment demonstrating crafts from the later Middle Ages. There were also arena displays of firepower from the fifteenth century as well as medieval dancing and a soldiers’ drill.