• Saturday 30 March – 12noon & 3pm
  • Sunday 31 March – 12noon & 3pm
  • Monday 1 April – 12noon
    • Parade – 2.15pm
    • Final – 3pm

Experience the thrills and spills of live jousting this Easter Bank Holiday weekend as the Royal Armouries hosts a three-day tournament

Knights in full armour will battle on horseback in an authentic display of medieval jousting.

Watch the drama build through the heats on Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday at 12 noon and 3pm.

The tournament reaches its climax on Easter Monday, with play-offs at noon culminating in the final clash at 3pm.


Before the final at 2.15pm there will be a parade of the knights and their heralds. Don’t miss the pomp, pageantry and passion of a true medieval tournament. Join in and dress up in your medieval finery.

Atkinson Action Horses

Atkinson Action Horses is a professional company of stunt riders and trainers, who perform across the UK and around the world. They appear regularly on prime-time television and in blockbuster films – with recent credits including The King’s Speech, Robin Hood and War Horse.

Children’s Craft Activities

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Cheer on your favourite knight with a special flag made in out Heraldry workshop.


Saturday, Sunday & Monday (noon)

£3 for under 16s (babes in arms are free)
£5 for Adults


£4 for under 16s
£6 for Adults