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Sunday 11th June 2017, 11:00am

Medieval Fayre

Winterbourne Medieval Barn


Experience the vivid displays of daily life in a medieval encampment as the living history group, the Company of Chivalry, return to the Barn for the Medieval Fayre.

Find out how people lived, worked and fought whilst on campaign during the 100 years’ war as they portray life in the 14th century.

Re-enactments of medieval military combat will take place, common soldiers, fighting knights and displays of medieval canon with a live demonstration at 12 noon.

Children’s activities run all day in the Squires School and include training to be a knight, joining in drill with the soldiers, launching a projectile from the trebuchet, a treasure hunt before trying their hand at archery.

Let Cats Whiskers Face Painting Team transform you into a knight, a princess or a mythical creature for the day.

Displays will include medieval cookery, crafts and trades with replica 14th century items for you to buy, including medieval coins.

Learn about medieval falconry and witness these beautiful birds in flight as Raptor care return to the Barn to thrill with their static and flying displays – you can even take a selfie with a bird on the glove.

Come along and cheer for your favourite knight or simply relax in and around the Barn and listen to talks about Medieval Life and How to Dress a Knight.

Music, dance, food and drink available all day from The Barrescrapers madrigal group, Bygonz Minstrels, Old Sodbury Lamb, Beer, Lorraine’s famous sweets and savouries, Devon Ice Cream from Icicle tricycle, and Mad Hatters Cider brewed at the Barn.

Come early and stay all day. Purchase tickets on entry.

Adults £3.00. Children under 16yrs – FREE


Venue information

Winterbourne Medieval Barn
Church Lane, Winterbourne, BS36 1SE


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