Jousting! Destrier 2019

Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August 10am - 5pm

Adults £14, Over 65s £12.50, Under 18s £ 10, Family £42, Under 5s £0. 10% off when booked on-line in advance!

The Knights of Destrier return! Jousting in custom-made suits of solid steel armour they clash in one of the most exciting and authentic Tournaments in England! With skill at arms demonstrations, a commentary on how the Knights prepare and arm themselves and the Jousting contest in the afternoon, this is a thrilling day out for all the family!

Other highlights include two displays from Coda Falconry, have-a-go archery with the Norfolk Longbowmen, the Jester, Musicians, Maypole dancing and Donkey Rides! The Castle will be open and full of living historians, and there are food stalls galore and a fully stocked bar! It’s a fabulous day out!

10am Event opens
10:30am Colchester Waits
10:45am Jester & Kids Battle
11am Waits & Maypole
11:40am The Hunting Games
12:10pm Coda Falconry
12:30pm Kids Battle
1pm Jesters Show
1:30pm Waits & Maypole
1:50pm Kid’s Battle
2:30pm Arming of the Knights
3pm Falconry
3:30pm Jousting Tournament
4:15pm Waits
5pm Event Close

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