Entries by Michael Guarino

30th Year Recap! HUZZAH!

This year’s 30th Abbey Medieval Festival was everything it was anticipated to be and more. By now you may know certain facts about the Abbey Medieval Festival.  At the top of list, are the one thousand re-enactors from a variety of groups who come to Abbeystowe to bring to life a time period representing 600AD […]

Companie Draco Routiers

A quick Q&A with Travis Savage, from the reenactment group, Companie Draco Routiers. Tell us about CDR? In the late 14th century, a wealthy mercenary company with renowned fame travels through regions of Europe. The knights often partake in tournaments seeking fame and men and women seek to join the ranks in the pursuit of […]

Preview of stalls!

This year, we welcome 89 stalls, some of which have been to Abbeystowe for over 25 years!  The following is just a preview of some of the amazing food and merchants that will be attending this year’s festival. Click on the Festival Site Map to view a complete list of the stalls and where to find […]

Visti The Viking

Visti “the Viking” Skaanvad, who has been involved in Viking re-enactment for over 20 years, departed for Valhalla and the higher battlegrounds on 19th of February 2014. Visti was well-known for his amber and Viking jewellery trading, and for his unique mead making. He started the Viking re-enactment group Saga Vikings in 1995 and in […]