Whether you’re new to the Abbey Medieval Festival or attend every year, this year is set to be bigger and better than ever! Along with old favourites such as the jousting, the Turkish oil wrestling, the amazing food, the talented re-enactors and the stalls with their Medieval wares, this year’s Festival program has more to keep you entertained. With new events, demonstrations, street theatre, food and stalls, we are very excited to show you everything new on offer at this year’s Abbey Medieval Festival!
For Saturday’s program, there is a host of new things happening at this year’s Medieval Festival. There’s sure to be something to excite or entice you. Check them out below!
9:45 – 10:15 Grand Parade
10:15 – 10:45 Abbey Medieval Festival House Troupe
10: 15 – 10:45 Rare Byrds
11:15 – 11:45 Kazuri Tribe – Turban Tying
12:15 – 12:45 Citadel: A Question of Debt
1:15 -1:45 Rare Byrds
1:30 – 2:15 Phoenix: a Tournament of Two Houses
2:00 – 2:30 Knights Guild of Wessex and Mercia – The Magna Carta
2:45 – 3:15 Saga Vikings Shield Wall Demonstration
2:45 – 3:15 Companye of Northumbria 12th Century Tapestry
3:00 – 3:45 Knights Order of Lion Rampant Mounted Knights versus Foot Battle.
Sunday’s program also looks a little different to what you might have seen last year. Here’s what’s new:
9:45 – 10:30 Grand Parade
12:45 – 1:15 Knights Guild of Wessex and Mercia – the Magna Carta
1:10 – 1:40 Saga Vikings Shield Wall Demonstration
1:30 – 1:45 Templars and NVG Rusland
New and exciting things are also happening in the encampments. For a true Medieval experience, why not pay them a visit?
Rope Making 2:30 Saturday and Sunday
Joust Training (paid activity) 10:15 Saturday and Sunday
Button Making 2:30 Saturday and Sunday
Cannon Ball Knapping 2:30 Saturday and Sunday
Storytelling for Children 1:30 Saturday and Sunday
Knights Order of Lion Rampant
Mounted Knight 11:00 Saturday and Sunday
12th Century Wedding 4:00 Saturday only
Order of St Knud
Mead Making 11:00 Saturday and Sunday
Arrow Fletching 11:00 Saturday and Sunday
Pilgrim Escort 11:30 Saturday and Sunday