LECTURE: TOURNAMENT: COMBAT AND CONTEST
Wednesday 24 April 2013 at Leeds in the Bury Theatre
- Starts at: 6:30pm Wednesday 24 April 2013
- Finishes at: 8:30pm Wednesday 24 April 2013
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Talk
Venue: Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds
Duration: 1–2 hours
Tickets: Available online or call 0113 220 1888
Speaker: Karen Watts – Senior Curator of Armour
Join us for an informative and entertaining lecture by Senior Curator of Armour Karen Watts.
Karen will explore the evolution of tournaments, from training for war to a high-risk sport. Hear how the great tournaments of the Middle Ages were a fast and frantic spectacle for participants and spectators alike.