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Author: Vicki Lyden

Brand New Wand-Carving Workshop!

Brand New Wand-Carving Wo...

Here are the Canterbury Tales, we are delighted to announce our brand new Wand Carving Workshops! Following the huge success of Black Wolf Survival & Bushcraft’s current workshop with us, Medieval Survival, we are delighted to introduce their latest brilliant experience- Wand Carving. A Potter fan’s idea of heaven, this 2-hour workshop allows participants to learn incredible […]

Saturn’s Selfies

Saturn’s Selfies

Meet Saturn the Dragon, star of the puppet show ‘Saturn’s Fury’ which debuts next week over the Half Term in The Canterbury Tale’s Medieval Story Garden as part of the DragonFest! event. He arrived in Canterbury this week to begin rehearsals, and started his visit by checking out the venue and taking his customary selfie! Though busy […]

Tips for Tracing Your Family Tree – Guest Blog

Tips for Tracing Your Fam...

Here at the Canterbury Tales, we are very proud to work with Hall of Names. Delving into the history of your family has never been easier… Hall of Names have been  researching names and their historical origins since 1971, and in 2002 realised a growing public demand for Heraldry and Family Tree information. Their extensive […]

Meet the Actors- #6 Robert Powell

Meet the Actors- #6 Rober...

Welcome to the final part of our ‘Meet the Actors’ series, in which we introduce the talented actors who voice our lively characters! The Canterbury Tales is soon to be celebrating its 30th birthday, and still uses the incredible voice acting recorded back in the 80s. Starring as the the Nun’s Priest, Robert Powell helps bring […]

Meet the Actors- #5 Ronald Pickup

Meet the Actors- #5 Ronal...

Welcome to the fifth in our series of ‘Meet the Actors’ in which we introduce the talented actors who voice our lively characters! The Canterbury Tales has been running since 1987, and still uses the incredible voice acting we recorded at the time. Starring as the Pardoner, Ronald Pickup acts within our talented cast to bring Chaucer’s Tales to […]

Meet the Actors- #4 Bernard Cribbins

Meet the Actors- #4 Berna...

Welcome to the fourth in our series of ‘Meet the Actors’ in which we introduce the talented actors who voice our lively characters! The Canterbury Tales has been running since 1987, and still uses the incredible voice acting we recorded at the time. Starring as the innkeeper and instigator of the tale-telling contest, Harry Bailey, Bernard Cribbins […]

Meet the Actors- #3 Roy Kinnear

Meet the Actors- #3 Roy K...

Welcome to the third in our series of ‘Meet the Actors’ in which we introduce the talented actors who voice our lively characters! The Canterbury Tales is soon to be celebrating its 30th birthday, and still uses the incredible voice acting recorded back in the 80s. Starring as the infamous Miller, Roy Kinnear helps bring Chaucer’s tales […]

Meet the Actors- #2 Freddie Jones

Meet the Actors- #2 Fredd...

Welcome to the second in our series of ‘Meet the Actors’, in which we introduce the talented actors who voice our lively characters! The Canterbury Tales has been running since 1987, and still uses the incredible voice acting we recorded at the time. Starring as the man himself, Geoffrey Chaucer, Freddie Jones is an amazing […]

Meet the Actors- #1 Prunella Scales

Meet the Actors- #1 Prune...

Welcome to the first in our series of ‘Meet the Actors’, which will span the next 6 weeks. We are introducing the talented actors who provided the voices for our lively characters in The Canterbury Tales attraction! The Canterbury Tales has been running since 1987, and still uses the incredible voice acting we recorded at […]