On Tour 2019

TBC - awaiting booking confirmations
TA - awaiting trader applications to open
There are still some events that are yet to announce their dates for 2019.

20th - 21st April 2019 Glastonbury Abbey Medieval Fayre

Glastonbury Abbey, Glastonbury

Let yourself be transported back in time as you enter Medieval Glastonbury during its annual Easter fayre.

April the 20th and 21st will see Knights, Ladies, jesters, storyteller, peasants, muscians, medieval encampments and a vast themed market decend upon Glastonbury Abbey and open up for you to come and visit.

With a range of activites for the whole family to watch and participate in, you can cheer on your favorite knight in our Grand Medieval Joust, try your hand at archery or just spend the day wandering and taking in the vast variety on offer from the medieval market.

 

 

Whittington Castle
Whittington Castle
Fiery Jack Entertainment

12th May 2019 Cowpie Country Show

Blue Anchor Farm, Blindley Heath, RH7 6JL

The Cowpie Country Show is a fantastic day out for all the family, with a full day of events and fun for everyone. Enjoy livestock, rural crafts, farm food, competitions, dog show and agility, an exciting main ring programme along with many displays and events traditionally found at Country Shows. There are so many FREE activities for everyone to enjoy!

 

Thronefest


19th May 2019 Thronefest

Quex Park, Birchington, Kent

A medieval event with a GOT theme, featuring jousting, celebrities, reenactment, village dragon and much more

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purbeck Pirate Festival

24th - 27th May 2019 Purbeck Pirate Festival

Held in the seaside town of Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in south Dorset, the Purbeck Pirate Festival is a three-day affair, held during the late May Bank Holiday each year.

The festival encompasses all things piratical – sword fighting, musket and cannon fire, beach skirmishes, stalls and attractions, the hugely popular Kid’s Pirate Disco, Mermaids, treasure hunts, stone carving, kid’s games, the Pirate Pub Crawl, the Pirate Surgeon, the Wimborne Militia, Jax Parrow and much, much more!

Pirate crews travel from across the land to Swanage to join in the fun each year, providing a living history encampment for you to wander around and soak-up the atmosphere. Just beware as the visiting crew often clash with the King’s Men during the weekend……..!!

Pirate bands and shanty singers join in the fun too, providing musical entertainment throughout the festival.

Templecombe Medieval Pagaent

 

1st - 2nd June 2019 Templecombe Medieval Pageant
Templecombe Village, Nr Wincanton, Somerset, BA8 0JX



 

 

 

 

 

Barnet Medieval Festival Taken by Mathew Crosby


8th - 9th June 2019 Barnet Medieval Festival

Elizabethan Rugby Club, Byng Road, Barnet, EN5 4NP.

Barnet Medieval Festival is London’s only medieval festival of its kind and we are pleased to announce that it will be going ahead in 2019!

2019 will be bigger and better with more living history camps and reenactors demonstrating the Second Battle of St Albans 1461 and the Battle of Barnet 1471.

There will also be more medieval traders, more variety of food sellers and local organisations.

Midland History Festival


22nd - 23rd June 2019 Midfest
Whites Nurseries, Clay Lane, Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, NN6 0EP

Dark Age through to WW2
Re-enactors market
Seperate "authentic" and modern market areas, plastic campsite adjacent
Trollsbottom Beer Tent, quality caterers with fair prices, you know what to expect.

Photo taken from Cropredy 375 Facebook page


29th - 30th June 2019 Cropredy 375 Anniversary

Cropredy, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire

The event entrance will be spread throughout the village with the battle taking place in a field opposite the Cricket Club, where the market is also being held. There will be loads of living history kicking off at different locations as well as displays food and music. The Cricket Club will also be the event entrance.
On Friday evening there will be a musical performance in the Church, of a score written about the battle. On Saturday evening the Cricket Club will be hosting a ticketed village feast comprising of a hog roast and a band in a marquee.    
The Battle of Cropredy Bridge. Cropredy was a major battle site in 1644, during the English Civil War. A culmination of a campaign to capture the King, King Charles engaged the Parliamentarian army led by Sir William Waller. The battle was a stalemate with the Parliamentarian side suffering heavy casualties but ultimately prevented the King’s forces from crossing the bridge.

Templecombe Medieval Pagaent

13th - 14th July 2019 Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
Tewkesbury, GL20 5

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival is widely regarded as the biggest free Medieval gathering in Europe with over 2000 re-enactors and traders travelling from as far afield as France, Poland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and Germany. Many live in full Medieval style for the weekend and welcome visitors to the living history camps around the battlefield, King Edward’s camp on Windmill Hill, and Queen Margaret’s camp in Bloody Meadow. The re-enactors cook over open fires, fettle their armour ready for battle, weave, sew, play Medieval board games, whittle spoons, and a myriad of other things. In our large Medieval market you can buy anything from a full harness of armour or cooking range to a bottle of mead or a leather belt.

Sudeley Castle

20th - 21st July 2019 Fantasy Forest festival
Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5JD

Unlike many of the existing conventions or festivals in the UK which cater to a specific segment, such as sci-fi, comics, anime, faery, steampunk, gothic, medieval, pirates, larp and other groups, a Fantasy event is for all of the above and more. Based on some of the largest fantasy events in mainland Europe such as Castlefest and Elfia.

Immerse yourself for a day or a whole weekend in another world. Be who you want to be. Dress up in your favorite costume and join us at the beautiful Sudeley Castle & Gardens for an experience you don't want to miss. Just imagine the picture opportunities of this location.

 

 

Battle of Shrewsbury

TBC
27th - 28th July 2019 Battle of Shrewsbury
Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury, SY43DB

The battle of Shrewsbury 1403. Over the anniversary weekend of the battle of Shrewsbury, 615 years ago, we travel back to medieval Shropshire to see the sights of everyday life leading up to the battle.

During this great family day out you will get to see knights in armour and archers preparing for battle, living history including traditional crafts and cookery. With many activities to try your hand at throughout the day. This will include national and regional organisations showing how medieval skills can still be used today.

There will be a historical market selling all manner of wares; the market will also include many local suppliers of various crafts too.

 

Battle of Evesham


3rd - 4th August 2019 Battle of Evesham
Crown Meadow, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4SS

Step back in time with us to the 13th Century when the Battle of Evesham is re-enacted on the 3 & 4 August 2019. The free to attend event, takes place in the Heart of Evesham, featuring a mediaeval festival and camp with life-demonstrations of cookery, weapons and medicine, plus the main battle re-enactment. .

The action-packed weekend will include hundreds of re-enactors fighting ‘to the death’ on Saturday and Sunday. The Battle of Evesham Grand Parade, with mounted knights in full armor will wind its way through the town the Saturday (3rd Aug). On Evesham’s Crown Meadow, visitors can watch medieval musicians and dancing at the camp, along with craftsmen demonstrations and medieval cookery.

In addition, next to the camp, there will be falconry and equestrian displays, treasure trails and children’s activities. Various stalls and food outlets will be selling a range of dishes and snacks plus there will be a licenced bar.

The Battle itself was fought on 4 August 1265, 50 years after the Magna Carta between Prince Edward and Simon de Montfort. It was political, personal and bloody! The Prince wanted to free his father King Henry III and take revenge on a man who is credited with starting the first Parliament.

 

Asgardian Heathen Festival

15th - 18th August 2019 Asgardian Heathen Festival
NORTH PARK (next Holmewood Estate), Church Street, Holme, Peterborough, PE7 3PB

THE BIGGEST GATHERING OF HEATHENS IN THE UK TO DATE. The Asgardian was started in August 2016 Come along, meet fellow Heathens, join the rituals, attend workshops, listen to speakers, visit the marketplace, have a drink in the Mead Tavern, and enjoy live entertainment. Buy Tickets HERE

England's Medieval Festival

23rd - 26th August 2019 England's Medieval Festival
Herstmonceux Castle, Wartling Rd, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 1RN

England's Medieval Festival takes place every August Bank holiday weekend (last full three-day weekend in August) at Herstmonceux Castle, a 15th century moated castle in East Sussex, England. This three day festival is the largest of it's kind in the United Kingdom, and is a magical weekend for the entire family. Gates are open daily from 10am to 6pm. The Festival allows the visitor to step back in time, and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the colourful Middle Ages. Each day of the Festival features full armour jousting, mounted skill-at-arms, falconry, archery, cannons, 100's of Knights in battle, a Kid's Kingdom, music, minstrels, jesters, puppetry, dancing, traders, living history encampments, food, drink and much more medieval mayhem. The Festival is accessible by vehicle, with ample free parking; by rail to Polegate Station with a Shuttle bus to the Castle and back. (approx. an hour south east of London by rail,  2 hours by vehicle)

 

Ancient Oak Medieval Festival


31st August - 1st September 2019 Ancient Oak Medieval Festival

Quy Country Park, Stow-Cum-Quy,Cambridge CB25 9AF

Jousting, Falconry, Devilstick Peat Jester, Battles, Music, Medieval and Viking Living History, Face Painting, Apothercary Demos, Medieval and Craft Market. Food, Beer Tent, Have-a-go Archery.
Early bird tickets available. Half price tickets available until the end of March

 

 

In 2019, we traded at Bristol Unconventional Market, The Enchanted Market, Cambridge Living History Fair, ACW Whittington Castle, ILHF Cressing Temple

In 2018, we traded at The Enchanted Market, Larpcon, Unconventional Market (West of England), Raglan Castle, ILHF Cressing Temple, Napoleanic Rifleman Whittington, Cowpie Country Fayre, Fairytales and Legends at Raglan Castle, Templecombe Medieval Pageant, Wellingborough Medieval Festival, Midland History Festival, The Enchanted Market Summer Spectacular, Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, Whittington Multi-Period, Battle of Evesham, M5 Spetchley, Herstmonceux, Ancient Oak, Black Cat Bash, Caldicot Castle Viking & Medieval, Milton Keynes Unconventional Market, Yate Unconventional Market.

In 2017, we traded at What's Your Game; Napoleanic Rifleman Whittington; Glastonbury; Wartime in the Cotswolds; Forest Activities Festival; Medieval Whittington; Longhope Motor Show; Fairy Tales at Legends at Raglan; Templecombe; Blaenavon Steampunk; Tewkesbury Medieval; Ross Pirates; Asgardian Heathen; M5 Spetchley; South Wales Pirate; Herstmonceux; Middle Earth; Enchanted Boar; Dragondaze, Raglan Witches, Knight before Christmas 2, Brecon Father Christmas Experience.

In 2016, we traded at What's Your Game; Tewkesbury Medieval Festival; Whittington Castle, M5, and Caldicot Castle Multi Period Event; Beaumaris Medieval weekend, Middle Earth Festival, and South Wales Pirate Festival.

The West of England Unconventional Market

The West of England Unconventional Market

Ashton Court Mansion, BS41 9JN

An Alternative Market, full of amazing traders, with wares to suit Re-enactors, LARPers, Goths, Fae, Pagans, Steampunk, COSplayers etc.

The ENchanted Market

The Enchanted Market

Garth Hill College, Bracknell, RG42 2AD

The Enchanted Market is a 'Magical' place.
During the day, it's a place of Magical Market Stalls featuring an ecclectic mix of Pagan, Spiritual, and Hand-crafted goods; there are Healers, and Tarot Readers. Captivating Dancers, Musicians, Drummers; Activities and Workshops. Bar and Cafe.
The Evening gets even more Enchanting, with Live Music from
Inkubus Sukkubus, Spriggin Mist, and Professor Elemental.

18th - 19th April 2020 International Living History Festival

Witham Road, Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD

The International Living History Festival exists to provide a wonderful opportunity to visit this historic 12th Century Templar Farm, and enjoy the market place,and a fabulous opportunity for all, visitors and re-enactors alike, to meet and discuss all periods of our historical past by visiting the living history groups attending this event. This Event has proved itself to be a fantastic day out for all.

Many of Europe's best artisans, craftsmen and traders are on hand happy to advise on and provide a huge array of items and replicas of our historical heritage.