Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
 
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Tewkesbury Medieval Festival is a 'World Class' FREE event drawing people and families from all over the world, it's renowned as one of the best days out or weekends away.
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme Cover The festival is packed with authentic heritage from 1471 including medieval: Battle Re-enactments, Encampments, Market Stalls, Entertainment and Children's Activities (see photos below)
 
Highlights include the Troops Muster and Battle of Tewkesbury 1471 re-enactment held on part of the original battlefield on both days. There's lots of real armour, real period weapons including canons (firing blanks). Sunday includes an outstanding Medieval Carnival Parade.
 
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).
 
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Car Parking is provided on site (nearest post code GL20 5TZ - small charge) and also in the Town (10 minutes walk), please look out for Event car park signs near the Tewkesbury Medieval Festival or click the button above to view the Town Map or the Festival Site Map.
 
The photos below are from recent Tewkesbury Medieval Festivals, lower down there are additional photo buttons.
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
 
Troops Mustering in full battle dress (photo above and below) is one of many highlights.
 
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Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
Above: Troops wait while the enemy is softened up with Cannon Fire (blanks)
 
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Above: The spectacular battle re-enactment
 
Medieval Market
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
Above: The Medieval Armourer's market stall kits out many enthusiasts
 
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Above: Medieval Traders sell their wares
 
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Above: Medieval Glassware and Storage Chest merchant
 
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Above: Medieval Fashion stalls provide clothes and accessories
 
Children's Activities
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Children's Activities
Above: One of many activities, Children work metal the Medieval way
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Children's Activities
Above: A live Medieval Furnace for metal work
 
Medieval Encampment
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Encampment
Above: An authentic example from the Festival's Medieval Encampment
 
Medieval Carnival Parade (Sunday)
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Carnival
Above: The Town's People and enthusiasts Dress Medieval for the Carnival
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Carnival
Above: The young revive the fashion of the period
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Carnival
Above: Primary schools join in too.
 
Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Carnival
 
 
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  Market Photos         Carnival Photos         Encampment Photos  
 
 
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