We hope you are looking forward to the first Joust of 2019 at Alnwick Castle as much as we are? There will be 4 knights competing over 3 days for … Continue readingWho will be competing at Alnwick Castle this May?
St George’s Day went off with a bang at Wrest Park (quite literally with the cavalry starting off practice sessions on Saturday morning!) But who did we take and how … Continue readingSt George’s Day Celebrations 2018
Duke and Hawthorn both made an appearance in a BBC 4 documentary series Metalworks during episode 3 “The Knights Tale” where art historian and curator Dr Tobias Capwell celebrated the … Continue readingMetalworks: The Knights Tale
In the thirteenth century, literature of the period treated battles and single combat quite differently. Mass battles are infrequently mentioned in great detail however the combat in the Arthurian romances … Continue readingThe Ceremony of the Joust: Courtesy or Carnage?