Category Archives: Events/Festivals

Dallywater’s hosts A Medieval Christmas Banquet

DALLYWATER'S MEDIEVAL CHRISTMAS BANQUET

Dallywater’s, A British Eatery in the Finger Lakes of New York State is hosting a Medieval Christmas Banquet. There are two more days left, Saturday, 14 December and Saturday, 21 December. Dallywater’s is located on Castle St, how cool is that! Call now and get your spot in the Banquet Hall! Dallywater’s Location View Larger…

Vagarem – Medieval Music from France

Vagarem, Latin for ‘Wandering,’ is a trio of musicians traveling across France sharing their medieval music. Below is a video of their 2013 performances and what you can expect in 2014. If you live in France be sure to check them out! Or Buy their CD and you can enjoy them anywhere. Visit the Vagarem…

Celebrate This Holiday Season at Medieval Times

Celebrate this holiday season at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Enjoy the engaging live action show and a four-course meal inside our festively decorated castle. And, the more you give, the more you save with special 2/3/4 and more ticket packages. From November 22 through December 30, 2013, pay just $35* per person when you…

Jousting event Longs Peak Scottish Festival 2013

Jousting event Longs Peak Scottish Festival 2013

This past week was the annual Longs Peak Scottish Highlands Festival. The family loaded up and drove the two hours to beautiful Estes Park, Colorado for some historical fun. The kids enjoyed watching the dogs run the obstacle course and catch Frisbees. They really liked going to all the booths and collecting the clan stamps,…

CFP: Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance June 12-14, 2014 Denver, Colorado The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association invites panel and paper proposals on the conference theme, “Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.” The conference dates are June 12-14, 2014, and…

Shannon Estuary’s Scattery Island Celebrates History of Clare Monastic Settlement

Claire Monastary

Two medieval carvings that mysteriously went missing from Scattery Island in the Shannon Estuary more than 150 years ago have been located and are to be returned to the island as part of a Gathering event next month. According to the Scattery Island Heritage & Tourism Group the stone artefacts were removed from the former…

Knights battle at Rockingham Castle

Lego Knights | Medieval Archives

Here is a video from some of the jousting at Rockingham Castle on Sunday (June 9) when the Knights of Nottingham and the Oxford Household paid a visit. The knights performed a number of jousting and horsemanship displays while the Oxford Household set up a medieval living history village, to demonstrate many skills and trades…

Henry VI on Tour

HENRY VI Globe Theater

I found out about this event from the good people over at the Globe Theater. You can follow them on Twitter @The_Globe. If you are in the area this summer check out the performance. I wish I could be there! ~The Archvist Henry VI coming to Towton battlefields, Tewkesbury battlefield site and St Albans Cathedral…

Medieval crown jewels on display at Prague castle

Crown jewels

The Czech crown jewels went on show at Prague castle Friday, in a rare public display for the 700-year-old items that are pulled out only on special occasions. The medieval works of art consist of a gold crown decorated with 96 precious stones including rubies and sapphires, along with a sceptre, royal orb and other…

Medieval Archery: The Grand Muster

Medieval Archery The Grand Muster

Corfe Castle, Wareham Run by: National Trust, Purbeck The Wolfshead Bowmen come to Corfe Castle and bring the past to life. A medieval encampment, demonstrations of combat, skilled archery displays, talks on the longbow and have-a-go sessions. Dates: Tue 2 Apr 10:00-17:00 Wed 3 Apr 10:00–17:00 Thu 4 Apr 10:00–17:00 Fri 5 Apr 10:00–17:00 Sat…

Rocky Moutain Medieval Conference

Metro State Denver Medieval Archives

Starting 11 April 2013 medievalists from across the country (and the Atlantic) will invade Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. This year MSU is hosting the 45th Annual Rocky Mountain Medieval & Renaissance Association Conference. The conference will have 24 regular sessions with over 64 presentations on topics from a variety of fields: literature, history,…

Wanted for Leeds Castle: court jester – only happy people need apply

Leeds Castle

There are not many jobs – unlikely to be any in fact – where you’d be paid to lark around. That is until now. For bosses at one of Kent’s most prestigious attractions are on the hunt for a happy-go-lucky person; someone who can tell jokes, turn cartwheels, juggle and generally make a fool of…

Free Seminar: Tools and Materials of the Medieval scribe

Medieval Scribe

On Wednesday, 21 Nov the FitzWilliam Museum in Cambridge will host a talk and demonstration by Patricia Lovett. If you go to the talk please leave a comment below and tell us about your experience. Get the complete details, time and location on BBC

War of the Roses history is brought to life at historic Bradford hall

War of the Roses at Bradford Hall

Discover what life was like in Bradford during the War of the Roses at a medieval living history weekend at Bolling Hall. For the second year, re-enactment group the Frei Compagnie will present a weekend of domestic and military demonstrations of life during the 15th century conflict. The free event will be held at the…

European Jousting Championship 2012 at Spøttrup Castle

Spøttrup Borg is proud to present Championship Tournament Knight on our new jousting space, 23 – 27 July 2012 Denmark’s charming medieval festival – the bishop’s Market from 23 – 28 July 2012 provides the framework for European Championship tournament. Come and support our knight when he goes after the gold medal among 16 European…