Tewkesbury Medieval Festival Programme

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
 
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Tewkesbury's Medieval Festival 2017
PROGRAMME

 
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 8 July 2017
 
11:00 Festival 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 and Medieval inspired crafts for children in the Bright Knight Tent
  • Circus Skills and Entertainment Children's Arena
  • Traditional Tales Story Teller's Garden
 
11:00 Medieval Market Open
 
12:00 Official Opening at information tent (by Professor Ronald Hutton)
 
12:00 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:30 Penatcle Drummers Beer Tent
 
13:00 Merry Morgana Dancers Beer Tent
 
13:15 PerKelt - unique, progressive Celtic music
 
14:00 Mythago Morris Dancers Beer Tent
 
14:00 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
14:30 O'r Tir, Welsh Traditional Folk 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
 
16:00 Battle of Tewkesbury re-enactment on the battlefield
 
16:15 Merry Morgana Dancers Beer Tent
 
16:45 Bubonic Wind Band Beer Tent
 
17:00 Sbandieratori di Arezzo (flag throwers) perform on the battlefield
 
18:00 Main Festival Site Closes for the night
 
Saturday Events at Tewkesbury Abbey
 
18:30 Zooted Jesterson (medieval comedians)
 
19:30 Skirmish, Trials and Mock Executions (echoing 1471)
 
20:00 Compline in the Abbey (Prayers)
 
 
Sunday 9 July 2017
 
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 and Medieval inspired crafts for children in the Bright Knight Tent
  • Circus Skills and Entertainment Children's Arena
  • Traditional Tales Story Teller's Garden
 
12:00 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
12:30 Mythago Morris Beer Tent
 
13:00 Guided Battlefield Walk (meet at information tent)
 
13:00 Waytes and Measures Medieval Band Beer Tent
 
13:45 Merry Morgana Dancers Beer Tent
 
14:00 Open Mic Session Beer Tent
 
14:00 Troops Muster for Battle (round festival site)
 
14:00 Falconry Display on the battlefield
 
15:00 Battle of Tewkesbury re-enactment on the battlefield
 
15:15 Kimizi Dance Beer Tent
 
15:45 Penatcle Drummers Beer Tent
 
16:00 Sbandieratori di Arezzo (flag throwers) perform on the battlefield
 
16:15 Bubonic Wind Band Beer Tent
 
17:00 Main Festival Site Closes
 
Sunday Events at Tewkesbury Abbey
 
18:15 Sbandieratori di Arezzo (flag throwers) perform in the Abbey grounds (after Evensong)
 
 
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