February 6, 2018

“A Magic Story” an adventure in costume – primary school

For primary school children.

A hands-on experience in which children participate directly.
The adventure in costume is a new way of playing and learning: an experience that enables participants to relate completely with a historical or legendary characterand experience an adventure in a historical era or in an imaginary place. The children will be taken back by the entertainers into the chosen era and will dress up as Roman legionaries, knights or imps, gnomes or elves…. In this way, will they be ready to enjoy this project to the full and appreciate the fascination, values and beauty of a game as well as the educational aims linked to the events held during the year...

ASSAULT ON THE CASTLE
The new king is about to be crowned, new troops are needed to defend the kingdom from its enemies. An adventure that goes beyond time, in which participants dressed as soldiers of the Castle, discover the true meaning and nature of the legendary code of chivalry and will find themselves involved in a struggle for the control of the kingdom between a usurper and the rightful king. A battle for an ideal, not just for a throne.

JULIUS CAESAR AND THE GAULS: THE EXPANSION OF THE EMPIRE
It is the year 52B.C.,Vercingetorxjoins the rebellion of the Gallic tribes against the Romans and takes command. By stopping supplies to the enemy and starting a pitched battle, he manages to put Caesar in great difficulty, forcing him to react. From the battle of Gergovia, to the territory of the Uggeri and then with the Arverni at the fortress of Alesia: a no-holds barred adventure between the law of Rome and the law of arrogance and strength.

CHARLEMAGNE AND THE LOMBARDS
The extraordinary epic of the founder of the Holy Roman empire relived in an adventure full of unexpected events, twists and turns. From the battle of Roncisvalleto the coronation on Christmas night in the year 800, the young protagonists will experience first-hand the story of one of the greatest kings of Europe.

KING ARTHUR AND THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Following the coronation of the new King Arthur after he had pulled Excalibur the magic sword from the stone, the army of Camelot sets off on the quest for the Holy Grail, kept by the witch Morgana, to find itself involved in an adventure where good prevails over evil and where the soldiers of valiant Sir Lancelot face a succession of unimaginable adventures.

THE LEGEND OF ROBIN HOOD
The fantastic adventure of the most famous archer in the world: from Little John to the Sheriff of Nottingham, from Prince John to Robin Hood himself,all the characters of the legend of the good thief can be found along the fascinating paths of the Castle which will transform themselves for the occasion into the epic town of Nottingham.

THE ODYSSEY: ULYSEES’ RETURN TO ITHACA
How many children have ever experienced the thousand difficulties that Ulysees and his companions had to face on their way back to Ithaca? What could they find on their journey?The Cyclopes guided by the terrifying Polyphemus? The terrible whirlpools of Scylla and Charybdis?The favours or impediments of the gods? The guile of Ulysees and his sailors will be the only star that can guide them back home.

TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS OF THE MIDDLE AGES: Alternative entertainment in the event of rain
A lesson dealing with various topics related to the middle ages: the development of medieval weapons, the clothes worn by a knight, military ranks, social ranks, etc. All the children get dressed up and, with the help of some young assistants, we present the main characters of daily life in the middle ages.
And many more themes that are added each year…

Cost of the entertainment:
500 euros for up to 50 children, 10 euros for each additional child. The cost (per child) of 5 euros for entry to the Castle must be added to this price.

Opening hours:
The entertainment takes place from 12.30 to 14.30.

For information about the entertainment contact:
Compagnia San Giorgio e il Drago +39 345-2600424

For information about the Castle and for bookings contact:
cell. +39 348 303 6243
e-mail: angela.romano@castellodigrumello.it

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