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

The Medieval Experience (August) by Blades of Glory

Come to  the Medieval Experience!

Make a pilgrimage to our Medieval Entertainment & Educational Park in Hastings and celebrate like royalty in 1399.  If you have a birthday in August, contact us and get free admission, as long as the Birthday Person arrives with a group of at least 4 paying peasants.

We open our Medieval Park gates once again to local Nobles & Peasants. 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:

  • Ancient Armour
  • Ancient Weapons
  • Crime & Punishment, featuring Mistress Jayne
  • Falconry by Gryphon
  • Dragons
  • Mythical Creatures

Also some hands on activities:

  • Spear Throwing
  • Axe Throwing
  • Archery

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

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.

Crime & Punishment, Featuring Mistress Jayne. She goes over various types of punishments that people had to endure for various crimes, such as the Gallows, The Wheel, Chopping Block, the Rack, Pillory/Stocks, 2 person saw, etc.

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

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 $30 +hst

Youth & Seniors $20 + hst

Children (8years and under):  FREE