Join us for the
Hastings Medieval Fayre (August) by Blades of Glory
Starting
August 10, 2024
12:00pm
Ending
August 10, 2024
4:00pm
Travel back in Time and enjoy The Hastings Medieval Fayre by Blades of Glory

Hastings Medieval Fayre (August) by Blades of Glory

Make the pilgrimage to Hastings Ontario as we open the Blades of Glory Medieval Entertainment & Educational Park gates once again to local peasants & Nobles. Discover why we have been called the “Best School Trip Ever” by Teachers and Students alike for the past 20 years.

Hastings is the Origin of Knights. Travel back in Time and find out why.

Explore our park and go to the different sections. Each has a story and a hands on portion.

Learn and Touch:

  • Steps in Becoming a Knight
  • Ancient Armour
  • Ancient Weapons
  • Falconry by Gryphon
  • Dragons
  • Mythical Creatures
  • Greatsword with Lady Elisabeth

Also some hands on activities:

  • Axe Throwing
  • Archery
  • Spear Throwing

The day culminates with a Knight Tournament.

Armoured Combat Knights & Warriors compete to win the favour of being declared the Protector of the Realm by our Monarchs (2 lucky audience members).

You will find out why we are constantly called the “Best School Trip Ever”!

Each section is 15 minutes long

Steps in Becoming a Knight, Learn how Knights are made, from their first job as a young boy to the pinnacle of the Dubbing Ceremony.

Ancient Armour follows the progression of armour from very basic leather to the 16th Century where Knights were wearing Plate armour.

Ancient Weapons shows various types of weapons, such as Spears, Swords, Axe Mace & Flails, Bows, and Polearms and describes how they were used and what they were used for.

Falconry by Gryphon and his red-tailed hawk Valor. Gryphon talks about falconry through the ages.

Dragons with Gaasyendietha. Our dragon handlers talk about various types of Dragons throughout history concluding the First Nations Dragon that inhabits Lake Ontario

Mythical Creatures. We talk about Mythical creatures throughout History, including how they came to be. Minotaur, Medusa, Pegasus

Greatsword Action by the Royal Guard Lady Elisabeth. Lady Elisabeth not only shows the benefits of the greatsword (and all its names throughout Europe) but also demonstrates how effective it was using it against a band of brigands as they try to kill the noble she is sword to protect.

Bring your family to our Medieval Park for a truly immersive experience. Dress up and Live History again!

Things To Know

Location(s)

122 Dunlay Road, Hastings Ontario Canada

Dates & Times

Saturday July 6, 2024

12pm to 4pm

Pricing

Adults $35 +hst

Youth & Seniors $25 + hst

Children (8 years and under):  FREE