This season's events

The Household attends a variety of events throughout the year. Below you will find all the events we will be attending in the coming year. You can also see our past events here

Events for 2018
Name Date Event Description Location
The Jorvik Viking Festival 17 February 2018 The Jorvik Viking Festival is the biggest Viking festival in Europe. In 2018 there is an exciting mixture of combat, academic, archaeological and historical events organized to celebrate the fearsome Vikings that once terrorised and then settled in this part of England. Members of The Household will take part in a daytime march through the city which culminates in a combat display and the famous night-time battle which this year commemorates the invasion of the Great Viking Army in 865AD. York, North Yorkshire
The Conqueror's Castle 31 March- 1 April 2018 The Household will be providing a large living history encampment and knights and soldiers to commemorate the 950th anniversary of the foundation of Lincoln Castle by William the Conqueror. Lincoln Castle, Lincolnshire
St George's Day Festival 21-22 April 2018 The Household will have a 12th century Norman encampment at this large multi-period English Heritage event. Wrest Park, Bedfordshire
The Siege of Tutbury Castle 5-7 May 2018 The Household are attending this event as guests of Historia Normannis. Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire
Lincoln Castle Clash of Knights 26-28 May 2018 The Household will provide a large living history encampment as well as knights and soldiers to take part in a tournament of prowess and strength over 3 days of the Bank Holiday weekend. Lincoln Castle, Lincolnshire
Tickhill Castle Open Day 10 June 2018 The Household will be providing an encampment and combat display from the late 11th century when Tickhill Castle was owned by Robert de Belleme, Earl of Shrewsbury, who rebelled against King Henry I. Tickhill Castle, South Yorkshire
The Battle of Evesham 4-5 August 2018 The Household will be providing Simon de Montfort's knights at this event on the anniversary of the Battle of Evesham on the 4th August 1265 between the forces of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, and King Henry III, commanded by his son the future King Edward I. Evesham, Worcestershire
The Siege of Kenilworth Castle 26-27 August 2018 This event commemorates the siege of Kenilworth Castle in 1266, the longest siege in English medieval history. The Household will hold the walls of Kenilworth Castle in the name of Simon de Montfort against the forces, and siege engines, of King Henry III. Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire
The Battle of Hastings 13-14 October 2018 The Household will be providing Norman knights and soldiers at this reenactment of The Battle of Hastings in 1066, one of the most important dates in British history. Battle Abbey, East Sussex