Upcoming Events 2017

King Arthur and the Knights at Caerleon
29 May 2017

Caerleon Amphitheatre, NP18 1AY

Garrison will be demonstrating our full living history encampment at Caerleon’s king Arthur and the Knights event. Legend has it that Arthur held court at Caerleon at Whitsuntide and had the crown of the kingdom placed on his head there. We will be demonstrating fourteenth-century armour, weapons, crafts and clothing along with have-a-go archery, open to the public.

Newport Ship 1
June 10 2017

Newport Medieval Ship Project, Unit 20, Estuary Road, Queensway Meadows Industrial Estate, NP19 4SP

Relaxed and friendly one-day show at our local 15th-century medieval ship find. Garrison will be displaying weapons, armour and crafts.

Beating of the Bounds (event now confirmed)
17th – 18th June 2017

Llantrisant Common, Heol Y Sarn (just north of Llantrisant Primary School)
Town postcode: CF72 8EE

Llantrisant’s Beating of the Bounds event is only held once every 7 years to celebrate the town’s participation in the Battle of Crécy in 1346. It is a seven-mile boundary walk which dates back 660 years and is recognised as one of the oldest community traditions in Wales. Cardiff Castle Garrison will be demonstrating the lives of townsmen who would have taken part in the battle through displays of fourteenth-century weapons, armour and clothing. There will be plenty of family fun in store throughout the streets including concerts, banquets, entertainers, radio roadshows, a fairground, stalls and activities, along with displays from the Sealed Knot English Civil War re-enactment society.

See llantrisant.net for further event details.

Joust! at Cardiff Castle
30th June – 2nd July 2017

Cardiff Castle, Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB

The Garrison will be at Cardiff Castle’s Joust with a full living history camp and displays of fourteenth-century armour, weapons, cooking, crafts and clothing, along with a jousting display and themed entertainment from the Knights of Royal England.


Newport Ship 2
July 15 2017

Newport Medieval Ship Project, Unit 20, Estuary Road, Queensway Meadows Industrial Estate, NP19 4SP

Relaxed and friendly one-day show at our local 15th-century medieval ship find. Garrison will be displaying weapons, armour and crafts.

Newport Ship 3
August 5 2017

Newport Medieval Ship Project, Unit 20, Estuary Road, Queensway Meadows Industrial Estate, NP19 4SP

Relaxed and friendly one-day show at our local 15th-century medieval ship find. Garrison will be displaying weapons, armour and crafts.

Grand Medieval Melee
19th – 20th August 2017

Cardiff Castle, Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB

We will be displaying a full living history camp at Cardiff Castle’s Grand Medieval Melee, featuring medieval clothing, weapons, armour, craft, clothing and cooking.

 

If you are interested in booking us for an event, please email cardiffcastlegarrison@outlook.com

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