Friday, 17 May 2013

It is Medieval weekend here in Dunstable on 18th and 19th May


Join in the celebrations of  Dunstable's Medieval weekend as October 2013 is the 800th anniversary of the dedication of the Augustinian Priory.

 

Dunstable Town Council images
 
Saturday 18th- Sunday 19th Medieval Siege Society
FREE Family Events
The siegers will be living the life of an armoured soldier on campaign in Priory Gardens, with Battle re-enactments from the Wars of the Roses www.medieval-siege-society.co.uk
  • Guided tours of the Hidden Priory
  • Meet the experts, historians, archaeologists, bring your finds to the Manshead archaeologists for examination.
  • Medieval herbalist
  • Free shield making for children
  • New exhibitions and talks in Priory House throughout the day,
  • Walk with a Town Guide through Medieval Dunstable
  • Maypole dancing
o Saturday 18th May Priory Spring Fair 11.00-2.30
o Saturday 18th May Choral Evensong at the Priory 5pm
o Sunday 19th May St Fremund Shrine procession and installation in the Priory –
with the Bishop of Bedford. 9.30am at St Fremund’s and 10.30am at the Priory Church
 
Information with kind permission from http://medievaldunstable.org.uk/index.html

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