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Leeds: Event Marshal - Monarchs: Tudor Riding Skills Horse Shows

Here at the Royal Armouries we aim to bring history to life through live performances that are inspired by our world class collection. Queen Elizabeth I will be hosting our special Tudor riding skills horse shows in our outdoor arena over the late May Bank holiday as part of our At the court of Elizabeth I weekend. We need friendly faces to join our cohort and help ensure everyone has a great day. You will be outdoors and in close proximity to horses, re-enactors with fantastic hats and gravity defying hair and excited visitors. 

Volunteers must be 18 or older for this challenge

What's involved?

  • You can volunteer for up to three days over the bank holiday between 25th - 27th May 2019
  • Meet and greet visitors
  • Direct them to the event and related areas
  • Help with the smooth running of the show
  • Whooping and cheering is not a must, but strongly encouraged

What to bring

  • Dress for the weather, this is an outdoor event and you will be outside for part or all of the day. (We recommend boots, layers, suncream, sunglasses, hats, etc)
  • Lunch!

Why get involved?

  • Meet the teams, make new friends and get to experience our exciting horse shows from a unique perspective
  • Learn new skills and knowledge that could be applied to a future career
  • There is plenty to do over the day, but we will ensure you get to see a show during your shift (unless you'd prefer to stay indoors)

How to get involved?

Step 1) Accept the challenge. If you have not done so already you will need to sign up to and complete an induction

Step 2) We will contact you to arrange which dates you can help

Step 3) Have a great time with us at the event!!

Step 4) Don't forget to log back in after the event to log you hours

If you haven't volunteered on site with us before you will need to have attended an Induction before you can accept this challenge

Volunteers must be 18 or older for this challenge

Ideal Interests

  • Events and Programming
  • Visitor Service/ Front of House

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Event Information

Monarchs – Elizabeth I: At the court of the 'Virgin Queen' - Saturday 25th May, 2019

Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her reign is known as the ‘Golden Age’ —  a time of exploration and English naval supremacy. Go to the main event page