8th and 9th July 2017

This July, thousands of reenactors, entertainers and traders from all over Europe will gather in Tewkesbury for Europes largest annual Medieval reenactment. A fantastic and unique day out for all the family, with free admission.

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The Mystery of Lord Wenlock and his
Glastonbury Treasure

A talk by Adrian Fray

Saturday 29th April, 6.30 for 7.00 pm
Parish Hall, Tewkesbury Abbey

Tickets: £6.00 to include a glass of wine
Available from: The Abbey Shop,
Tel: 01684 276655


Armour at the Abbey 2017

Sunday 30th April

In the garden of Abbey House

Medieval Activities, and hand to hand combat

Midday - 4pm


Monday 1st May

In the Abbey

Hourly shows and displays of medieval life, from the court to the kitchens

Medieval calligrapher and artist, dressing a knight, medieval music and fashion show


£5 per day or £7.50 for both days.




Grand parade

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival are pleased to announce another Grand Parade as part of this year's festival on Sunday 9th July.

Starting in Quay Street at 11.15 and proceeding to Lower Lode Lane, and the main festival site.

Lots of community groups and schools from Tewkesbury and the surrounding villages have already signed up and we are keen to hear from more. Especially welcome are those using mobility scooters or wheelchairs and if there is sufficient interest, we'll arrange some workshop sessions to help you transform them into charges and thrones.

Please email us: parade<at>tewkesburymedievalfestival <dot>org for further details.


Where to stay for the Festival.

Coming to the Festival? Unsure where to stay?

Book now, Tewkesbury accommodation gets full...

Support the event by booking into our own campsite, 3 minutes away from the main site.

A relaxed campsite with good loos and hot showers included.
£20 per person for the two nights, £10 extra for motorhomes/campers
Book though Tewkesbury Tourist Infomation:
Tel 01684 855040

tewkesburytic<at>tewkesbury <dot>gov<dot>uk

Bookings open on 1st April and close on Thursday 6th July