Medieval Knights Season
This summer, see brave knights battling it out in real tournaments, displaying feats of strength and skill that could rival today’s top athletes. Learn the science behind the sport of kings and watch double gold medal Olympian, Victoria Pendleton's day as a jousting knight.
Experience the spectacle for yourself at one of our grand medieval events across the country.
Jousting with a modern day Olympian
Victoria Pendleton learns to joust
Jousting requires the fitness of a top athlete, so we challenged double gold medal Olympian, Victoria Pendleton, to try the sport at Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden. Follow Victoria's journey as the cyclist turned jockey learns the art of jousting.
How will the sport of kings compare to the expectations of a modern day champion? Watch Victoria take us through her day as a jousting knight.Read our blog
Jousting tournaments 2017
Get ready to cheer on your hero and witness some of the toughest knights in England. We're bringing live tournaments to life complete with the colour and character of the past. Find an event near you with several events across the country as part of our 2017 Medieval Knights Season.Find an event near you
Beeston Castle and Woodland Park, CheshireSat 29 - Sun 30 Jul 2017
Experience this all-action contest as teams of knights battle head-on with clubs and shields.
Framlingham Castle, SuffolkSat 29 & Sun 30 July 2017
Saddle up for an action-packed day out as our two knights on horseback clash for your entertainment!
Pendennis Castle, CornwallTue 1 - Wed 2 Aug 2017
Experience a true medieval spectacle as knights on horseback clash in a contest of speed and skill.
Dover Castle, KentSat 12 - Sun 13 Aug 2017
Witness the spectacular medieval art of jousting at the castle’s first ever tournament.
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