beaumaris castleStep back in time this August Bank Holiday Weekend and enjoy a range of family-friendly activities – from a jester’s japes to fighting medieval knights!

This years medieval festival will jam packed with events and activities, with a knight school open for admission, where you’ll take part in squire training, experience a spear drill and try your hand at a spot of archery.

Children can enjoy the chances to take part in the dragon land speed record race while adults and families can learn all about a wide range of historic crafts, listen to a storyteller or take a guided tour of Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey.

Make sure you don’t miss Harley the jesters hilarious antics – or the much anticipated traditional battle between the knights and archers, before enjoying a spot of medieval style foods and refreshments inside trad tents, including a hog roast and Polish sausages.

Immerse yourselves in a medieval environment, allowing you get a real taste of what it was like during this period. Enjoying cooked food on an open fire is just one example of how you will experience the great offerings at this fantastic castle.

The knights and archers are set to wow, with an enthralling battle that will have you on the edge of your seat. The louder you cheer, the harder they will fight! An epic battle to experience!

This great weekend of entertainment and history will be taking place on the August Bank Holiday, from 24th – 26th August 2013. The festival is open on days from 10am until 5pm, with prices as following (Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey)

Adult: £4.50
Family: £13.50
Senior Citizens, Students and Children under 16: £3.40
Member: Free
Disabled and companion: Free