Blenheim Palace will be alive to the thunder of hooves and the clash of lances on shields at it hosts the Knights of Middle England Jousting Tournament from April 30th– May 2nd.
Visitors will be transported back in time to the glorious jousting matches of Britain’s past.
Marvel as knights in shining armour take to the field on their noble steeds in a display of bravery and skill against the spectacular backdrop of Britain’s greatest palace.
The Knights of Middle England recreate the exciting and colourful era of the Middle Ages with their action packed, high-octane jousting and stunt show.
With over 20 years’ experience in live stunt shows, equestrian displays and activity days, they are a professional team of stunt riders, performers, actors and combatants who bring the much-fabled sport of jousting full tilt into the 21st Century.
The spectacular tournament provides the perfect opportunity to see pageantry, competition and tradition combined in an elegant, unusual and exciting equestrian event.
The Blenheim estate is no stranger to hosting jousting tournaments. In 1389 John, Earl of Pembroke, was killed in a jousting accident while a Christmas guest at the old Woodstock royal palace.
Visitors also have the opportunity to convert their day ticket into a free Annual Pass.