England's Medieval Festival is a medieval-themed festival held over the August bank holiday at Herstmonceux Castle in Sussex, England. Held over three days, the festival features jousting, falconry, knights battles, medieval camping, traditional and modern folk music, medieval banqueting, re-enactments, battles, horses, theatre, crafts, workshops, shopping, medieval food, drink and real ale.
The first medieval festival was held in 1993 as a celebration of the new ownership by Queen’s University, and received several hundred guests. Later festivals have been attended by audiences of several thousand.
England's Medieval Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017 is supported by local and national societies including The Archers of Herstmonceux Castle, the Medieval Siege Society re-enactment group, Sussex Falconry and the Pentacle Drummers