Festival visitors love the experience of stepping back in time – the colourful banners, the pageantry, the sound of clashing sword on steel and the smells of game roasting over open fires. It is its authenticy that makes the Abbey Tournament so great.
LARPing Enthusiasts and other Medieval Fans!
The Medieval period is enjoying a renaissance right now! It’s not just historians who are passionate about medieval culture, everyone’s getting involved. We’re thrilled to bring you the most culturally diverse and broad medieval festival that Brisbane has ever seen.
Live action role playing (LARP) is burgeoning and we are happy to invite Brisbane and Australian LARPers to visit the Abbey Medieval Festival. If you’re passionate about medieval culture, we’d love to show you our Medieval Festival.
So, what’s on at this year’s Medieval Festival?
Medieval re-enactment is a very popular past time in South East Queensland and Australia. We have over 30 groups of re-enactors perform and set up encampments at our Festival. Enjoy browsing through these galleries to see who participated in the past years Abbey Medieval Festivals. Keep a look out for the program which will be available soon!
- up to 10th Century Re-enactment Groups
- 11th Century Re-enactment Groups
- 12th Century Re-enactment Groups
- 13th Centruy Re-enactment Groups
- 14th Century Re-enactment Groups
- 15th Century Re-enactment Groups
- 16th Century Re-enactment Groups
- Turkish and Arab Groups
Whether you’re into history, LARPing, medieval food, medieval entertainment, or you just love great medieval costumes (who doesn’t!) the Abbey Medieval Festival will have something for you.