Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme
 
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Tewkesbury's Medieval Festival 2018
PROGRAMME

 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme Cover We strongly recommend picking up a copy of the Free Festival Guide (cover on left) at the event (donation requested), there's 48 pages packed with high quality information, including event and town maps. It's also available from the Tourist Information Office (Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday closed).
 
  Festival Site Map     or find     Festival Information Tent  
 
 
Saturday 14 July 2018
 
10:00 Abbey Gatehouse Open Day close at 4pm
 
11:00 Festival Site Opens to the public
 
In addition to the events below there are:
  • Roving Minstrels
  • Jesters and Jugglers
  • Dragons
  • Wild Man of the Woods and a friendly Bear
  • Owain Leech Barber Surgeon - displays of medieval medicine throughout the day
 
All day Events for Children:
  • Puppet shows from Theatrix and medieval inspired crafts in the - Bright Knight Tent
  • Circus Skills and Entertainment - Children's Arena
  • Traditional Tales from John Row and Ruth Cooke See blackboards for details - Story Teller's Garden
 
11:00 Medieval Market Open
 
11:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:00 Official Opening at information tent (by Professor Ronald Hutton) Information Tent
 
12:00 Kimizi Dance Beer Tent
 
12:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:30 Penatcle Drummers Beer Tent
 
13:30 TADS - performing Whitchsmeller General (Blackadder) Beer Tent
 
13:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
14:00 Mythago Morris Dancers Beer Tent
 
14:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
14.45 Hands on Harps Beer Tent
 
15:00 Troops Muster for Battle round the festival site
 
15:15 Kimizi Dance Beer Tent
 
15:00 Falconry Display on Battler Field
 
15:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
15.30 Circulus (Princes in the Castle) Beer Tent
 
16:00 Battle of Tewkesbury re-enactment on the battlefield
 
16:30 PerKelt / Slainte
 
18:00 Main Festival Site Closes for the night
 
Saturday Events at Tewkesbury Abbey
 
18.00 Giant Warbow on the Abbey Lawn
 
18:30 Zooted Jesterson (medieval comedians)
 
19.30 Skirmish, trials and mock executions
 
20:00 Compline in the Abbey (Prayers)
 
 
Sunday 15 July 2018
 
10:00 Abbey Gatehouse Open Day close at 4pm
 
11:00 Festival Opens to the public
 
11:00 Medieval Market Open
 
11:15 Medieval Carnival Parade (starts Town High Street)
 
In addition to the programme below there are:
  • Roving Minstrels
  • Jesters and Jugglers
  • Dragons
  • Wild Man of the Woods and a friendly Bear
  • Owain Leech Barber Surgeon - displays of medieval medicine throughout the day
 
All day Events for Children:
  • Puppet shows from Theatrix and medieval inspired crafts in the - Bright Knight Tent
  • Circus Skills and Entertainment - Children's Arena
  • Traditional Tales from John Row and Ruth Cooke See blackboards for details - Story Teller's Garden
 
11:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:30 Kimizi Dance Beer Tent
 
12:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
13:00 Mythago Morris Dancers Beer Tent
 
13:30 Waytes and Measures Medieval Band - Beer Tent
 
13:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
13:45 Merry Morgana Dancers Beer Tent
 
14:00 Troops Muster for Battle (round festival site)
 
14:00 Falconry Display on the battlefield
 
14.15 Tewkesbury Pub Singers Beer Tent
 
14:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
14.45 Pentacle Drummers Beer Tent
 
15:00 Battle of Tewkesbury re-enactment on the battlefield
 
15:15 TADS - performing Whitchsmeller General (Blackadder) Beer Tent
 
15:45 No Good Nancys Beer Tent
 
17:00 Main Festival Site Closes
 
 
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