Medieval Easter week 1

Child dressed as medieval knight beside a toy castle

10:00am Saturday 4th April 2009 - 5:00pm Thursday 9th April 2009 at Leeds

Daily events include:

  • Medieval themed interpretations.
  • Medieval themed horseshows.
  • Falconry.
  • Children’s Museum tours and children’s activity area.

Please look out for the following special activities:

4th April

  • Rent a Peasant Medieval activity.
  • Make your own traditional dyed Pace Egg & see the baby chicks.
  • Medieval tile making and historic wattle & daub demonstrations from The Company of Artisans. Make a Medieval tile and discover how Medieval buildings are made using wood, straw and mud.
  • Facepainting.

7th April

  • Medieval health and makeup workshops. Discover some of the cures medieval people used to make them feel and look better – from medicine to make-up. Help us to prepare some of the ingredients needed in the quest to be fit, healthy and beautiful, Medieval style!

8th April

  • Rent a Peasant Medieval activity.
  • Make your own traditional dyed Pace Egg & see the baby chicks.
  • Medieval tile making and historic wattle & daub demonstrations from The Company of Artisans. Make a Medieval tile and discover how Medieval buildings are made using wood, straw and mud.
  • Medieval journeyman potter, displaying his wares from his travels across England. Pots for the kitchen, pots for the garden, pots for the lord and pots for the privy. Watch the potter make the pots on a replica oak wheel.
  • Facepainting.

Whatever the weather this Easter there’ll be loads of fun for lords and ladies of all ages.

Visitor Information

The location address, map and a guide to getting here can be found on the Visitor Information page