Costume competition

Want to show off the hard work you put into your medieval costume? The Abbey Medieval Festival’s Costume Competition is your chance!

The competition will be held on Saturday of the Festival weekend, and is open to patrons 16 years and older.

For more information, read our frequently asked questions and terms and conditions of entry, or contact the Program and Performance team.

Applications close Sunday 8 July.

Children’s costume parade

Children in costume at the Abbey Medieval Festival Children in costume at the Abbey Medieval Festival

In addition to the Costume Competition, we will be hosting a Costume Parade for children aged 15 years and under. There is no need to submit an application. All you need to do is visit the Abbey Medieval Festival’s Information Stall during the festival weekend to register your child to participate.

The Children’s Costume Parade will be held on Saturday and Sunday during the Festival weekend. Registrations will be open until 11:45 AM on Saturday and Sunday with the competition starting at our Pageant Wagon stage at 12:15 PM.

For more information, read our frequently asked questions and terms and conditions.