23rd - 24th NOV 2019
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23rd - 24th NOV 2019

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Eat, Drink and be Merry

Mingle with medieval jesters and enjoy live music as you browse over 100 stalls selling quality wares, handmade gifts and seasonal products. You’re bound to find the perfect presents - and unique treats for yourself too! When you’ve worked up an appetite, why not tickle your taste buds with our tempting food and drink stalls?

With a full timetable of entertainment all weekend including music, comedy, fighting knights, theatre and puppets, the Fayre is fantastic fun for all ages! Join in our carol singing sessions and our panto – oh yes you will! Have a go at archery and sword-fighting or why not try your hand at juggling and circus skills? 

Stalls and exhibitors


2019 exhibitors yet to be announced. With stalls spread throughout the Castle in our decorated marquees & historical tents, you'll find all our exhibitors dressed in Medieval finery ready to help you find your perfect Christmas gift.

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activities for kids

Plan Your Visit

Tickets are available on the gate and, for a lower price, in advance online. Don't forget that on Saturday we are open until 9pm, so why not experience the Medieval Christmas Fayre after dark?

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family entertainment


With two dedicated stages – the Market Place Marquee and the Castle Garden Stage - plus more in the Inner Bailey, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

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medieval christmas food and drink

Food & Drink

With stalls spread throughout the Castle grounds in our decorated marquees and historical tents, you'll find all our exhibitors dressed in their Medieval finery (with a few peasants and monks in the mix) ready to help you find your perfect Christmas gift or a unique treat.

Keep an eye open for the parcel crèche for when you need a break from the shopping bags!

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We’ll be bringing you the best in medieval!

2019 line-up is yet to be announced, but to find out more
about last year's line-up,events and activities in the meantime,
click on our areas below for more details:

Hands On History

Situated in the Inner Bailey, the Hands on History tent is jam-packed with a wide range of games and activities (including Medieval games, castle-building and brass rubbing).

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Inner Bailey

Wander over the drawbridge into the Inner Bailey for hands-on activities, sausages and beer and more. Meet the Master Falconer’s beautiful birds of prey, listen to The Yarnsmith of Norwich’s tall tales and try your hand at archery and circus skills.

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Castle Garden Stage

Join us at the Castle Garden Stage for brand new theatre from Fayre favourites BZ Ents, jesting and japes with Peterkin and Kris Katchit, Sword School, wassailing and more.

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Market Place Stage

There’s plenty to do and plenty to see on the Castle Garden Stage this year including music, interactive theatre and a Tournament of Knights!

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