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The Battle of Evesham

Travel back to 1265 with re-enactment groups from all over the country who will entertain you with exciting 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 3 & 4 August 2024. 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 armour will wind its way through the town on the Saturday morning. 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 licenced bar.

Date: Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August 2024.
Place: Crown and Corporation Meadows, Evesham.
Plus other locations around the town.

entry donation of £2 per person

Saturday 3 August 2024, 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 4 August 2024, 10:00 - 17:00


Crown Meadow

WR11 4SS
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