We are going back to the Middle Ages with a day of family fun! Come down to the Museum Reserve and walk among the wandering minstrels, watch a sword fight, be entertained by our jester, and create something wonderful at the Medieval Makerspace.
The fantastical medieval carnival is back! Come step back in time and enjoy the simplicity of old world games and entertainment.
Combat, Horseshow, Battle, Viking crafts, Axe throwing, Viking Village, Archery, Learn about the Vikings and Viking life, Market, Music, Foodstalls and the Norwegian Fjord horses. We will like to invite you to come and have a fantastic weekend with us
Want to learn to sword fight? We'll be running weekly intro classes starting 12 Feb. These three sessions will cover the basics of how to fight with a longsword.
Unicorn FightClub is a series of open tournaments held over three days in central Christchurch, New Zealand - It has the format of an international HEMA competition while remaining accessible and friendly (as is the kiwi way).
Held at Levin Showgrounds on the second Saturday in February every year!
Come and support your local fighters and see an Australia vs NZ medieval battle competition at Brewtown, Upper Hutt on the 27th of August. Entry is free!
What was happening in South Polynesia during the European Middle Ages? A fascinating deep dive into what was happening in Aotearoa between 900 – 1600.