Medieval Festivals 2018

From April to December, many medieval themed festivals and events are taking place throughout the region: Medieval street markets, music, dance, theatre, workshops, sound and light shows and special exhibitions will be held in many towns and villages associated with William the Conqueror and his momentous expedition.

Main Medieval Events

April 2018

- 21 - 22 April: Neufchâtel-en-Bray, Les Féodales de Neufcastel. Home to the world-famous heart-shaped cheese, this small town will come alive with medieval festivites. Crowds will take to the historic streets to enjoy games, food, crafts and shows.

June 2018

- 23 - 24 June: Touques, Les Médiévales de Touques. The streets of this typical Norman town will come alive with medieval performances, plus market and medieval tavern.

July 2018

- 5 - 8 July: Bayeux, Les Médiévales de Bayeux. Medieval market, concerts, parades, exhibitions, workshops and performers will fill the streets for the 32nd anniversary of this huge festival.

- 7 - 8 July: La Pommeraye, Les Médiévales de Château-Ganne. This archaeological site is open to the public for this festival with reenactments and a big medieval market.

- 17 July - 1st September: Bayeux, Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale.Sound and light show around the cathedral, at dusk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

August 2018

- Until 1st September: Bayeux, Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale.Sound and light show around the cathedral, at dusk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

- 3 - 4 August: Creully, Les Médiévales. Sound and light show plus medieval banquet and tavern.

- 5 -12  August: Crèvecoeur-en-Auge, Les Médiévales de Crèvecoeur. The grounds and castle are transported back to the Middle Ages.

- 5 August: Moulin de Hauville, Fête Médiévale. Medieval festival together with visits of the wind mill.

-11 - 12 August: Falaise, Fête Médiévale. Family entertainment at the Château Guillaume le Conquérant with jesters, jugglers, knights and major reenactments.

September 2018

- 15 - 16 Sept: Festival Cidre et Dragon, Merville-Franceville. Medieval, fantasy and steampunk festival together with a medieval market.

December 2018

- 1 December 2018 - 5 January 2019: Sound and light show 'La Cathédrale de Guillaume', Bayeux.

Bayeux will put on a magical light show to highlight the inside of its magnificent cathedral.

(Non-exhaustive list - Subject to alteration)