Take a step back in time with this Medieval Fayre featuring knights, medieval music, wool spinning, metal casting and even a puppet show.  Something for all the whole family and when you mention the virtual reality headsets and the medieval Minecraft that even the kids will be on board too.  See what's on offer below.

Medieval Fayre

12th AUGUST 2017

12.00PM
17.00PM
Perth and Kinross
PH1 5UB
Scotland
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Take a step back in time with this Medieval Fayre featuring knights, medieval music, wool spinning, metal casting and even a puppet show. Something for all the whole family and when you mention the virtual reality headsets and the medieval Minecraft that even the kids will be on board too. See what's on offer below.

University of Stirling Charterhouse and Scotland's Urban Past:

Focus on archaeological and historical research being undertaken on Perth Charterhouse (Scotland’s only Carthusian Monastery founded by James I in 1429) and the story of James I’s death at the Blackfriars Dominican Friary in Perth in 1437.

Present findings from the community fieldwork they will have done in the cellar of Christies pub (old Blackfriars site)

Augmented reality and VR headsets help bring the past to life.

Clyde Built Puppets

Medieval themed puppet making for children.

Ayleswood Rare Breeds

Miniature donkeys, alpacas and pygmy goats will add to the atmosphere of this event.

Knights of Moneymusk

Weapons and armour, including an armoured warrior

Medieval music

Crime and punishment, including a pillory

Scottish Woodlands Skill Centre

Medieval Woodcarving display

Gaita

Music and dance ensemble from 13th – 15th Century

Raptor World

Birds of Prey

Medieval Methil

Returning for 2017 Medieval Methil will be offering a living picture of Scotland’s proud history promoting knowledge and understanding of past times through education, display and experimental archaeology.

Hudson Clay Potters

Medieval pottery demonstration

Company of St Margaret

Wordsmithcrafts will be bringing along a medieval Smithy demonstration and the Cluaran boat with a crew of (gallowglass) historical interpreters.

School of ancient crafts

Workshop offering tempura paints, heraldry shields, calligraphy for members of the public to have a try.

Clanedonia

Scotland’s great tribal drum and pipe band will bring their culture and history with their music to the streets of Perth.

History and Horror Tours

Offering tours of medieval Perth – times to be confirmed.

Minecraft

Medieval Minecraft in Perth Museum and Art Gallery

Filling the streets with the smells of his amazing smoked fish, Iain Spink will be serving up his Arbroath Smokes.

Party Box Events

Offering medieval themed drinks and food along with their famous photo box – come and get a picture taken to remember the day by.

Also on the day will be face painting, street entertainment and much more.