Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme
 
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Tewkesbury's Medieval Festival
PROGRAMME

 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme Cover The Festival content can vary each year, the following is only an indication of typical content.
 
We recommend picking up a copy of the Free Festival Guide (cover on left) at the event (donation requested), there's around 50 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, Medieval Festival Sunday open).
 
 
  Festival Site Map     or find     Festival Information Tent  
 
 
Saturday
 
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 typicaly:
  • Roving Minstrels
  • Jesters and Jugglers
  • Dragons
  • Wild Man of the Woods and a friendly Bear
  • Barber Surgeon - displays of medieval medicine
 
All day Events for Children:
  • Puppet shows and medieval inspired crafts in the - Bright Knight Tent
  • Circus Skills and Entertainment - Children's Arena
  • Traditional Medieval Tales Story Teller's Garden
 
11:00 Medieval Market Open
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
 
11:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:00 Official Opening at Information Tent
 
12:00 Dance Troup Beer Tent
 
12:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:30 Drummers Beer Tent
 
13:30 Medieval Theatre and Comedy Beer Tent
 
13:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
14:00 Morris Dancers Beer Tent
 
14:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
14.45 Harp Music Beer Tent
 
15:00 Troops Muster for Battle round the festival site
 
15:15 Dance Troup Beer Tent
 
15:00 Falconry Display on Battler Field
 
15:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
15.30 Entertainment Beer Tent
 
16:00 Battle of Tewkesbury re-enactment on the battlefield
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
 
16:30 Entertainment
 
18:00 Main Festival Site Closes for the night
 
Saturday Events at Tewkesbury Abbey
 
18.00 Giant Warbow on the Abbey Lawn
 
18:30 Medieval Comedians
 
19.30 Skirmish, trials and mock executions
 
20:00 Compline in the Abbey (Prayers)
 
 
Sunday
 
10:00 Abbey Gatehouse Open Day close at 4pm
 
11:00 Festival Opens to the public
 
11:00 Medieval Market Open
 
11:00 Medieval Carnival Parade (starts from Quay Street off High Street)
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
 
In addition to the programme below there are:
  • Roving Minstrels
  • Jesters and Jugglers
  • Dragons
  • Wild Man of the Woods and a friendly Bear
  • Barber Surgeon - displays of medieval medicine
 
All day Events for Children:
  • Puppet shows and medieval inspired crafts in the - Bright Knight Tent
  • Entertainment - Children's Arena
  • Traditional Medieval Tales Story Teller's Garden
 
11:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:30 Dance Troup Beer Tent
 
12:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
13:00 Morris Dancers Beer Tent
 
13:30 Medieval Music - Beer Tent
 
13:30 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
13:45 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 Drummers Beer Tent
 
15:00 Battle of Tewkesbury re-enactment on the battlefield
 
15:15 Medieval Commedy (eg: Blackadder) Beer Tent
 
15:45 Music Beer Tent
 
17:00 Main Festival Site Closes
 
 
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