Medieval Festivals 2019

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

May 2019

- 4 May: Harcourt, Les Médiévales d'Harcourt. Crowds will take to the historic castle to enjoy games, food, crafts and shows.

June 2019

- 29 and 30 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 2019

- 5 to 7 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.

- 6 and 7 July: Clères, Les Médiévales de Clères. Historical recontruction of a medieval camp with reenactments and a big medieval market.

- 16 July - 31 August: Bayeux, Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale.Sound and light show around the cathedral, at dusk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

August 2018

- Until 31 August: Bayeux, Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale.Sound and light show around the cathedral, at dusk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

- 3 and 4 August: Domfront, Les Médiévales de Domfront. Street performances, medieval market, workshops and a medieval banquet!

- 4 to 11 August: Crèvecoeur-en-Auge, Les Médiévales de Crèvecoeur. The grounds and castle are transported back to the Middle Ages.

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

September 2018

- 21-22 Sept: Festival Cidre et Dragon, Merville-Franceville. Medieval, fantasy and steampunk festival together with a medieval market.

December 2019

- 30 November 2019 - 4 January 2020: 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)