June 2024

Festivals and Events

The Tournament of the Knights

The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, BA5 2PD

15 Jun 2024


Come and join the Knights of the Warwick Warriors as they fight for glory in ’The Tournament of the Knights’!

The Tournament of the Knights
Choose your favourite knight and support them as they shoot, battle and fight throughout the day for the grand prize! Be prepared to be captivated and entertained for the whole day come wind rain or shine! Here’s what will be happening throughout the day: 10am Head to the camp to meet our knights and squires as they prepare for the full days fighting ahead. 11am Accepting the challenge and Archery: the time has come for you to pick your side and choose your favourite knight to shout and support throughout the day! Watch and listen as they call for your support before their squires take part in a competition of Archery.. lets hope their squires are able to impress their knights or there will be consequences! 12pm Dressing of the knight: Ever wondered what it takes to get fully dressed into a full harness of armour? Join the knights in their camp and watch as Sir Joseph gets dressed head to toe, plate by plate. Learn the process and ask your questions in this fully interactive display. 1pm Sword Fighting: With flashing of blades and smashing of shields watch as our knights challenge each other one on one to see who will be victorious  2.30pm Battle of the Barriers and Crest Melee: The swords are down and the Poll hammers are out! Cheer on your favourite knight as they brutally fight to land a solid blow to the head of their opponent in the Battle of the Barriers. Though that’s

Opening Hours

9.30am - 5.30pm


This event is included with any standard admission ticket, including Membership.  Pay once and visit all year: All full price Bishop’s Palace Admission Tickets include access to the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens for 12 months (excluding some special events). Buy Admission Here: https://bishopspalace.digitickets.co.uk/category/54158


The Tournament of the Knights
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
United Kingdom

T: 01749988111

E: info@bishopspalace.org.uk

W: bishopspalace.org.uk/event/the-tournament-of-the-knights/

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