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In summer, the castle will host this metaphorical and symbolic proposal, which reflects on social inequalities.
The exhibition focuses on the Book of Hours of Doña Leonor de la Vega, a codex with illuminated miniatures made on parchment by the Flemish artist Willem Vrelant in the 15th century, kept in the National Library of Spain.
The project is proposed as a research, and proposes two formulas: "on the one hand, a publication in book mode that sees the light thanks to the collaboration of the National Library. The volume will collect reflections on time and inequality in the contemporary world It is conceived as a graphic publication that will add the views of other authors from different disciplines.
To this investigation are added the plastic interventions of Concha García from Santander plus Sofía Jack and the sound interventions by Joaquín Millán.
Council of Universities, Equality, Culture and Sports.
City Council Hermandad Campoo de Suso.
Spanish National Library.
During September 25 and 26, our famous National Medieval Combat Tournament will be held on the esplanade located at the foot of the Castle. The visitor will be able to enjoy not only a competition as it was lived in the Middle Ages, but also, thanks to the professionalism of the participants and the detailed setting of the Castle, they will be transported to this period of our history.
The “Medieval Combat” is a contact sport with a strong historical aspect based on the medieval tournaments of the Europe of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. It was born in Europe just over twenty years ago and is now spreading across the rest of the world rapidly. It consists of fights between two sides, either duels or melés but always under an official regulation that regulates both the equipment that must be used and the techniques that are allowed, there is a very strict disciplinary code to safeguard the safety of the participants.
Once again we will be able to enjoy this impressive sport in an incomparable setting. The combat modalities will be: Duels in its 4 modalities (Sword and Shield; Sword and Buckler; Hand and a Half and Pole Weapons); impressive melés of 5 against 5 and 12 against 12. Likewise, we will be able to enjoy duels of our national fighters and a great "friendly" group battle.
The Tournament will last all Saturday and Sunday morning. COMBATS schedule: Saturday 10:30 am to 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Sunday from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. The access doors to the walled enclosure will open at 10:00 in the morning.
The public who wishes, can also enjoy the fighting, the visit to the Castle, the great craft market, the castle's falconry, eat at the Taberna de la Liza or in other facilities set up for this day, and other activities that take place. they will be announcing.
A varied offer between sports and quality entertainment, it is not about choreographed fights or shows, but about a competition of the highest level where each and every one of the fighters is giving their best to achieve victory.
- All Day
Finally we resume the dramatized visits to the Castle of Láchar, one of the experiences that most excites its visitors, since the rich history of the Castle, which our guides will narrate throughout the visit, adds the intervention of different historical characters who are related to the monument and will tell in first person their experiences in this unique castle-palace with centuries of history.
Get to know all the ins and outs of this monument from the hand of the historical characters that left their mark on these lands, such as Queen Aixa, mother of Boabdil, Florinda La Cava and of course the Duke of San Pedro de Galatino, a very relevant character to understand the history of this municipality and specifically the history of the Castle of Láchar. Immerse yourself in this unique experience that leaves no one indifferent.
Duration: 1:30 hs aprox
The Third of Military Orders (17th Century)
You may be wondering: what is historical reenactment? It is an activity that strictly imitates the lifestyles and customs of a determined period in time. The participant are called "reenactors."
And here, you are with these reenactors: people dedicated to studying and reconstructing life in the Middle Ages, from warriors and craftsmen to doctors, monks, lords and peasants. These are not actors in costume. They are true specialists in Living History and use entirely real clothing.
With the reenactors, you can see, enjoy and feel the recreated period. You can ask them all the questions you want and interact with them. This way, you can discover how people lived and felt in a time in the not-so-distant past. They are experts in the period they recreate, so they can help make it more real for you. You can observe how they work, fight and live...and even how they die.
- All day
On the nights of October 30 and 31, from 20h to 23h55, the Castle of Belmonte will open its doors at night to carry out a new horror show. Are you ready to be scared?
«Beyond the End»
In a finished world, where chaos and darkness reign, some try to survive. Will you get it?
Halloween 2021 Nights
Enjoy our Horror Nights, a classic tourist activity at the Castle of Belmonte.
During 45 minutes, the visitors distributed in groups of 14 people, will go through the different areas of the castle where they will have unpleasant encounters and terrifying experiences. The public will be one more character in the story and they will have to follow the instructions that are given to them by the different characters during the tour, although it will be good not to trust any of them ...
Thanks to over 20 actors in the Post Mortem group and the scary ambiance with themes that change every year, most visitors want to do it again and spend a "horrifying" night with us, enjoying and getting spooked each year as if it were the first time.
* VISIT RULES:
- The entrance to the passage will be made by time bands marked on the purchase ticket. During this hour the public will pass in small groups of 14 people every 7 minutes. You must be at the door 15 minutes before the time of your pass where the groups will be organized.
- THE USE OF A MASK IS REQUIRED
- The hours are indicative but the organization reserves the right to make small variations.
- The tour is in low light - Do not forget to wear comfortable footwear, areas of difficult access.
- Not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart problems or children under 12 years old.
- It is not allowed to enter into the tour with any drinks.
- Forbidden to touch the actors.
- Respect at all times the rules indicated for the staff of the show. The organization reserves the right to expel from the Castle anyone who does not comply with the established rules.
- Non-refundable ticket
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