NEW to this year’s Abbey Medieval Festival!

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?


Black Wolf

Rope Making                                                                        2:30 Saturday and Sunday


Joust Training (paid activity)                                         10:15 Saturday and Sunday

Ex Libris

Button Making                                                                    2:30 Saturday and Sunday

Historica Germanica

Cannon Ball Knapping                                                      2:30 Saturday and Sunday

Kazuri Tribe

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

The Templars

Pilgrim Escort                                                                       11:30 Saturday and Sunday

Get your tickets now to ensure you don’t miss out on an amazing two days at the Abbey Medieval Festival 2015! For more itinerary information, check out our suggested itineraries page.