Entries by Caroline Morrissey


Jouster Blog Series – Justin Holland

Jousters competing at the 2017 Abbey Medieval Festival In this series of blogs, every week, we feature the wonderful jousters competing at this year’s festival.  This is a great opportunity for you to get to know our participants,  a little about their background, skill and abilities.  Keep posted!   Name:     Justin Holland   Motto:      Invictus in […]


All those last little things you might need to know about for this weekend! If your using a GPS to get to the Festival, use Abbey Medieval Festival as your destination OR Old Toorbul Point Pt Caboolture – this is where is car park entrance is. In the Sponsors Village before you enter the Festival, […]

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Medieval to Modern Transportation

Medieval to Modern Transportation – the Industrial Revolution and Beyond While today we travel at great speed covering vast cross-country, or cross-continent distances within hours via plane, train, or automobile, Medieval peoples travelled far slower covering far less of a distance and none could have dreamt of the dawn of modern transportation experienced eons after […]

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Kids In Crowds

The Abbey Medieval Festival is Australia’s largest and most popular Festival of its kind. Whilst this in itself is an amazing accomplishment, it can also be a HUGE worry on the minds of parents and carers. Being parents ourselves, we know that losing your child ANYWHERE is a parents worst nightmare. The Festival has procedures in […]

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Meet the Reenactor Groups 2016 KARVAN-SARAY INC. Karvan-saray Incorporated (once known as the Kazuri Tribe) is a medieval re-enactment group who re-enact life in a caravansarai (camel inn) on the Silk Road during the late 15th Century. As traders moved along the Silk Road, they needed somewhere to stay. This meant that the caravansarai was […]

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Knights Order of Lion Rampant

Meet the Reenactor Groups 2016 Knights Order of Lion Rampant The Knights Order of Lion Rampant (KOLR) is a Brisbane-based living history group dedicated to recreating the spectacle and excitement of 14th century high medieval tournament. Formed in the early 1990’s as a Tournament Society with a focus on structured and trained, but not choreographed, […]

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New England Medieval Arts Society

Meet the Reenactor Groups 2016 NEW ENGLAND MEDIEVAL ARTS SOCIETY (NEMAS) The New England Medieval Arts Society celebrates an amazing Thirty Years of Existence this year! To celebrate, NEMAS partied hard at the Armidale Pine Forest with The Easter Gathering 2016. Folk travel from far afield as Perth, New Zealand Melbourne and Townsville and everywhere […]

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The Templars

Meet the Reenactors 2016 THE TEMPLARS The Templars are a historical re-enactment group based in Brisbane. They portray the military order of the Poor Fellow Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, more commonly known to history as ‘The Templars’. At the Abbey Medieval Festival this year, you’ll find the Templars encampment in the […]