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Battle of Evesham Festival

Travel back to 1265 with re-enactment groups from all over the country who will entertain you with various demonstrations of medieval living.

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Visitors are invited to step back in time to the 13th Century when the Battle of Evesham is re-enacted on 5 & 6 August 2023. The free* to enter event, takes place in the Heart of Evesham, featuring a medieval festival and camp with life-demonstrations of cookery, weapons and medicine, plus the main battle re-enactment. Thousands of residents and visitors are expected to attend, to experience life in the 13th century and witness a battle which was instrumental in leading to the democracy we know today.

The action-packed weekend will include hundreds of re-enactors fighting ‘to the death’ on both days. The Battle of Evesham Grand Parade, with mounted knights in full armor will wind its way through the town the Saturday. On Evesham’s Crown Meadow, visitors can watch medieval musicians and dancing at the camp, along with craftsmen demonstrations and medieval cookery.

Displays of 13th Century medicine, weapon demonstrations and the chance to see a mini Trebuchet in action will educate and intrigue the whole family. In addition, next to the camp, there will be falconry and equestrian displays, treasure trails and children’s activities. Various stalls and food outlets will be selling a range of dishes and snacks plus there will be a licensed bar.

Date: Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August 2023.
Place: Crown and Corporation Meadows, Evesham.
Plus other locations around the town.

* Suggested entry donation of £2 per person

Saturday 5 August 2023, 10:00 - 16:30
Sunday 6 August 2023, 10:00 - 16:30


Crown and Corporation Meadows
WR11 4ST
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