Abbey Medieval Festival 2024

Abbey Medieval Festival 2024

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Posted 2024-03-19 by Gillian Chingfollow

Sat 06 Jul 2024 - Sun 07 Jul 2024

Re-live and experience the battles of knights, the bravery of tournaments and the diversity of life in the Middle Ages at the 2024 Abbey Medieval Festival from 6 to 7 July 2024.

What is the Medieval Period?
The Medieval period describes Europe between the fall of Rome in 476 CE and the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th century. It is marked by a turbulent period of war, social, political and cultural change. It is well known for a range of exquisite dress styles and sporting traditions including the Medieval Tournament which was a forum for European knights to practise and display their military skills in events such as jousting or the mêlée, indulge in pageantry, show their chivalrous qualities and win both wealth, praise glory.

Now you can experience just a taste of this time over 2 days of Medieval celebration as the festival re-enacts the classic features of this unparalleled age.

Events Program
The Abbey Medieval Festival
will see a village come to life with Program Events including:
  • Knights on horseback battling in jousting competitions
  • Displays of Birds of Prey
  • Sword fighting
  • Archery
  • Turkish Oil Wrestling
  • Cannon Fire
  • Stalls, storytelling and live performers
  • Visit the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology with over 200 works of art and artefacts.

  • Costumes such as the elaborate and bright-coloured gowns and robes worn by the members of the nobility. There will also be a special children's event on Friday Family Fun Day before the weekend of the main festival from 9:30 to 1:30 on 5 July 2024.

    What Else?
    The Medieval Festival will be held at 1-6 Abbey Place Caboolture in the Moreton Bay Shire, 60 kilometres from Brisbane. Volunteering opportunities are also available if you would like to help out with the festival.

    Tickets are available for day and weekend passes for Adults, Children, Families, Concessions and Companions and range from free to $245.00. You can purchase your ticket on the festival website.

    Free parking is available around Abbeystowe; however, it is limited. The Wamuran Rural Fire Brigade will be assisting with parking over the Tournament weekend, A free shuttle bus service will also be available on Saturday and Sunday every half hour commencing at 7:45 am between the Caboolture train station and festival site.

    Go back in time for a weekend of medieval traditions at this year's Abbey Medieval Festival.


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