Sunday 19 August
Medieval fun for all the family.
Entry is free for Discovery Pass holders and visitors in medieval costume. (Otherwise, normal entry applies: adults £10.50, children £3, under 7s free of charge).
The Fete d'Etai activities take place from 10.00-16.00.
*Fete d'Etai is pronounced 'fight debt eye' and means 'summer festival' in Guernsey's native language, Guernésiais.
The timetable here is subject to change:
Fete d'Etai activities begin.
Medieval camp: learn about life & food in the middle ages and take part in some medieval pastimes & games, including brass rubbings. Hosted by Dukes Leopards from Jersey.
Weapons & armour on display: get up close and ask questions of the experts. Hosted by Guernsey Medieval Re-enactment Group, in conjunction with Tol Galen.
Medieval themed games for children.
Art & design room: make a medieval memento.
Meet the resident wise woman.
Facepainting by Chloe.
Harp music by Autumn.
Near the shop
10.30-11.30 & 13.15-14.30
Meet King John: take this opportunity to meet one of England's most infamous monarchs.
'Have-a-go' archery with the Bowmen of Guernsey.
(Not for children under 5 years).
Noon day gun - cover your ears, it is loud!
'Neglect or Treason' living history performance.
Meet the Apothecary. Discover some medieval ailments and medicinal cures in this 16th century health clinic.
Bottom of Gunner's Tower
Live music by Ad-Hoc Recorders. A musical journey through the middle ages, performed on recorders of different shapes & sizes.
Costume competition: with prizes for adults & children.
Medieval dance class: come and join in - everyone welcome.
Fete d'Etai finishes.