Medieval St George's Weekend


Sat 22 - Sun 23 Apr 2017 




Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden 

Suitable For


An enormous green dragon's head towers over a boy dressed in armour.

Due to the installation of our new exhibition, the middle floor of the Gatehouse will be closed to visitors on Tues 25 April - Tues 2 May but the rest of the building will remain open. On Wed 3 May, the Gatehouse will be closed to all visitors due to a private event but will open on Thurs 4 May with the new Speed and Power exhibition.

Buy tickets for this event online today and receive 10% off!

Dragon slayers wanted!  Discover the legend of St. George, patron saint of both England and soldiers, as his story comes to life in the castle grounds.  Bring the whole family to celebrate this great British hero – junior knights will love the feast of hands-on fun and games, and history hunters of every age will enjoy cheering on our champion as he battles a mighty dragon in a quest to save the fair maiden.

Timetable for the Day
11am      Spear and Shield Drill
11.30am  Archery Display
12pm      Medieval music with Myal Pyper
12.30pm  St George v the Dragon
1pm        Medieval music and dancing
1.30pm   Sword Skills
2pm        Storytelling - How George got his name
2.30pm   Arms, Armour and Combat of the 15th Century
3pm        Spear and Shield Drill
3.30pm    St George v the Dragon
4pm        Meet St George and the Dragon
4.30pm    Sword Skills
5pm        Medieval music with Myal Pyper

During the day, young knights and princesses can try their hand at junior jousting and a childrens' melee. Junior jousting at 11.30am - 12.30pm, 2-3pm and 4-5pm.



Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £10.70
Child, 5-15 years £6.40
Concession £9.60
Family £27.80

Price Notes

Corporate members can now enjoy free entry to our site on event days. To see if your membership includes this benefit, please call English Heritage customer services on 0370 333 1181.

How to book

Purchase your tickets today using our online system or by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm Sat 9am – 5pm). Please note the telephone bookings will close at 3pm the day before the event or 3pm on Friday if the event is on a weekend. Buy tickets for this event online and receive 10% off, this offer expires on Fri 14 April at 3pm. Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

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Castle Green, Off Castle Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1NG
Warwickshire, West Midlands

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