Royal Armories – Medieval Easter

Our ever-popular Jousting Tournament takes place on Easter bank holiday

Royal Armories – Medieval Easter

Medieval Easter
Friday, 29 March – Sunday, 14 April 2013

Join us this Easter as we welcome Robin Hood and his band of outlaws to the Royal Armouries, for our medieval activities. Discover the lives of the real Robin Hood and his Merry Men in a variety of talks, tours and handling sessions, search for King John’s bounty in Sherwood Forest and try your hand at Archery in the arena.

Activities include:

Stunt Riding Horse Show
Friday, 29 March 2013
Join us for a spectacular action-packed display of skill-at-arms and crazy trick riding by the masters of excitement, Atkinson Action Horses.

Regia Anglorum Re-enactment Group
Saturday 6 April & Sunday 7 April 2013
History comes to life, with British Living History group Regia Anglorum, as they re-enact Norman skirmishes and archer skills in our outdoor arena.

Sherwood Maze
Enter Sherwood Forest to complete your quest, complete the medieval maze and receive a share of King John’s bounty.

Have-a-go Archery
Wednesday, 3 & 10 April 2013
Become an Archer for the day and see how far you can shoot an arrow. Watch the experts AElfshot Archers in action, before having a go and participating in the Medieval game, Poppin Jay.
£3 per person
Age 8+

The Princess Bride
Take a break from the activities and huddle in the Hunting Gallery cinema for daily showings of The Princess Bride.

Our ever-popular Jousting Tournament takes place on Easter bank holiday weekend, for more information and to book tickets visit

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