Spectacular Armour in the Abbey is a two day event perfect for all the family. See Medieval Life from the court to the kitchens and demonstarions of the skills of the time.
On Sunday the event is held in the substantial Abbey garden. There medieval families, will be living in period style, in colourful tents, cooking in iron pots over open fires.
The medieval people will be demonstrating their skills, with archery displays, hand to hand combat, and much more.
On Monday the event is held in the Abbey and the substantial Abbey garden as above. The event includes medieval music, the arming of a knight and robing of a cleric, a medieval fashion show and lightweight armour for trying on.
There are hourly shows. Craftspeople of all kinds will be demonstrating their skills.
You can also visit the sacristy which keeps the Abbey's most valued treasures safe. It's massive door strengthend with armour picked up from the battle of Tewkesbury field in 1471.
Car Parking is provided a short walk away, please look for car park signs near the Armour in the Abbey event or click the button above to view the Location Map.
Here's a selection of photos from recent events in the Abbey garden.