THE BATTLE OF EVESHAM
500+ re-enactors, soldiers, archers & living history performers
30 Knights on war-horses
A trebuchet siege engine
55+ medieval crafts traders
55+ modern artisan crafts traders
30+ food and drink stalls
GRAND PARADE Saturday 10am.
All 500 performers, Knights on their war horses will be march though the streets of Evesham in full armour and medieval costume, joined by musicians, dancers and our regional Mayors. All in a fantastic parade of colour and noise.
BATTLE REENACTMENTS BOTH DAYS
including all soldiers, archers and mounted Knights, fighting to the death in medieval mayhem.
FREE TO ENTER (suggested donation £2 each)
Come and enjoy a spectacular weekend of medieval action and education in the heart of Evesham and next to the Avon, a riverside Market Town on the edge of the Cotswolds with a big part to play in history.
Including are full-on battle re-enactments, Living History camp displays, trade stalls catering for medieval and modern tastes, beer tent and a Grand Parade through the streets of Evesham.
The festival commemorates the defeat of Simon de Montfort in 1265, but celebrates the survival of his ‘Representative Parliament’ now we call this the House of Commons.
5,000 men died on Greenhill and in the streets of Evesham, either defending the Magna Carta or the restoration of the Monarchy, leading to the greatest shift in land ownership since the Norman Invasion.
CAR PARK ON SITE (£5 all day) Crown Meadow, Evesham WR11 4SS