Fun for Family with Young Children

Make the most of our Family Friendly programs!

Are you coming to the Abbey Medieval Festival this year? We have designed itineraries with you in mind to make your day as fun and easy as possible.

SATURDAY ITINERARY FOR FAMILIES

(If you are  interested enter the Medieval Festival Costume Competition find all details with this link: https://abbeymedievalfestival.com/get-involved/costume-competition-public/).

 

9:30 – 10:15 Grande Parade at Castle Arena – this is a must for all visitors of the Abbey Medieval Festival, and is always full of lots of colour and pageantry.

10:15 – 10.45  Head down to the Jousting Arena to watch the Horse Exercise and Display.

10.45 – 11.15 Stay where you are and begin to watch the first Joust of the day.

11.15 – 12.15  Head over to the markets and stalls have a look around and enjoy and early lunch.

12.15 – 12.45  Head over to the Pageant Wagon and enjoy the Children’s Entertainment and the Children’s Costume Parade.

12.45 – 1.15   Stay where you are and enjoy Domino the Jester’s Magical Circus Show!

1.15 – 2.00  Stay where you are and enjoy the last of the Children’s Entertainment (Children’s Stories with the House Troupe).

2.00 – 3.00  Have a look around then head over to the Castle Arena and enjoy our 2.30pm Cannon Display.

3.30 – 4.00 Head over to 14th Century encampment (see map for location)  – and enjoy our Knighting Ceremony (Company of the Dove) starting at 3.30pm.

4.00 –  Enjoy the rest of your afternoon having a look around and possibly even having some afternoon tea, “Churro’s anyone?”

 

Now that is taken care of, Book now to secure your tickets to this year’s Abbey Medieval Festival!

 

SUNDAY ITINERARY FOR FAMILIES

(If you are  interested enter the Medieval Festival Costume Competition find all details with this link: https://abbeymedievalfestival.com/get-involved/costume-competition-public/)

9.30 – 10.15 Grand Parade at Castle Arena – this is a must for all visitors of the Abbey Medieval Festival, and is always full of lots of colour and pageantry.

10.15 – 10.45 Head over to the Castle Arena and watch Katrina Kruse (Champion Horse Archer).

10.45 – 11.15 Check out the the Jousting Arena and watch the first joust of the day.

11.15 – 12.15  Next stop, may we suggest the markets and stalls for a look around and enjoy an early lunch.

12.15 – 2.00  How about the the Pageant Wagon and stay for the Children’s Entertainment which includes: Costume Parade,  Magical Circus Show and Children’s Stories.

2.00 – 2.30 Stay where you are to watch the Public’s Costume Competition.

2.30 – 3.30  Head over to the Encampment activities area and do the Soap and Lye Making.

3.30 – 4.30 Head back over to the Castle Arena and enjoy the Finale.

 

 

Now that is taken care of, Book now to secure your tickets to this year’s Abbey Medieval Festival!