Victoria Pendleton in armour on horseback at Kenilworth Castle

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.

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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.

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Knights and Joust Events 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.

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