England's Medieval Festival

England's Medieval Festival

The Kings Grove, Pippingford Park, Nutley, UK

Prepare yourself for a magical journey to the fifteenth century as you gather around a magnificent castle. Herstmonceux Medieval Festival, also known as England's Medieval Festival, stands as one of the United Kingdom's grandest celebrations of medieval life.

What Awaits You

  • Immerse yourself in an authentic encampment, where history comes to life.
  • Witness thrilling jousting tournaments that transport you to the chivalrous days of old.
  • Revel in the melodies of medieval music and the elegance of period dances.
  • Keep the little ones entertained with a variety of activities designed just for kids.
  • Explore a vibrant medieval market teeming with treasures.
  • Don't miss the grand Medieval banquet, a feast fit for royalty!

England's Medieval Festival invites visitors from across the UK, Europe, and around the world to partake in this Spectacular and Memorable Celebration of the colorful Middle Ages. Join us on the August Bank Weekend at The King's Grove, Pippingford, East Sussex, a historic royal location where nobility and guests once gathered for hunting, training, and revelry.

Discover the weaponry of the era, as hunting tools and weapons for war and competition, such as bows, crossbows, lances, knives, and swords, take center stage. Marvel at the majestic horses, vital to medieval households and armies, used both in battle and during chivalrous Jousts.

This August Bank holiday weekend, answer the 'King's' call and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, skills, food, and drink of England's Medieval Festival.

The UK's Grandest Medieval Festival

England's Medieval Festival is a 'must-see' event for all ages. Revel in the thrill of Knights Jousting, witness Daily Battles and Artillery Displays, join the Grand Parade, admire Falconry, compete in Archery Tournaments, peruse the wares of Craftsmen and Traders, delight in Kids Kingdom, be entertained by Minstrels, Magicians, and Jesters, savor Hog Roasts, and indulge in medieval mayhem!

Multiple outdoor and indoor stage areas host performances throughout the day, with evening shows taking place indoors in the main marquees. Enjoy real ales, mead, and medieval-style cuisine. Whether you're a Day Visitor or prefer Weekend Camping or Medieval Glamping on the grounds, there's something for everyone.


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24 Aug 2024 - 26 Aug 2024
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Normal day tickets (you pay extra for the banquet): Adult: 17.5 GBP, child (5-12yrs): 7.5 GBP

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