Medieval Day

Medieval Day 2019

Saturday, July 27, 2019:  10:30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. FREE admission!

Register for these events to get excited for Medieval Day:

Medieval Day Costume Workshop

Medieval Day Youth Writing Contest

Find the Knight at the Night Market

List of Entertainers

Here's what you can expect for Medieval Day 2019 (finalized schedule to come):

  • Fighting demonstrations by the Wardens of the Red Tower Knight group 
  • Living history village and fighting demonstration by the Vestrheim Vikings
  • Thrilling tales and stories by Calum Lykan Storytelling
  • Games, exhibits, Medieval dance lessons, magic shows, Punch and Judy puppet shows by All Saints Medieval Fellowship
  • Magic show by Albus Dumbledore's cousin, Magnus Dumbledore
  • Beautiful music by the Calgary Renaissance Singers
  • Performance of the play King Arthur, Crisis in Camelot (written by Geoff Bamber) by the Library's own youth Drama Club!
  • Photo booth for costumed participants by the Cochrane Camera Club  
  • Knighting ceremony for winners of the Youth Writing Contest with our Mayor Jeff Genung
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Pony hop races
  • Safe archery
  • Axe Throwing with Chuck Steels Axe House
  • Craft area
  • Minecraft station sponsored by Marigold Library System
  • Vendors village
  • Food trucks
  • Numerous photo opportunities including in our own Medieval stocks!
Schedule of Events

Inside Library:

  • 10:30 - Drama Production of King Arthur: Crisis at Camelot performed by our Library's own Drama Club
  • 11:45 - Puppet Show, Punch and Judy show with All Saints Medieval Fellowship
  • 12:30 - Magic Show with Kip the Court Jester from All Saints Medieval Fellowship
  • 1:30 - Magic Show with Lothar, Dumbledore's cousin
  • 2:15 - Harpist Marjorie Stakenas
  • 3:30 - Magic Show with Kip the Court Jester from All Saints Medieval Fellowship

Also ongoing inside the library all day: craft area, Minecraft station (both in the Maker Space area), photo studio with Cochrane Camera Club, and select vendors!

Arena #1 (All Saints Medieval Fellowship)

  • Ongoing: living history villages and games
  • 11:15 - Medieval dance lessons
  • 1:45 - Medieval dance lessons
  • 3:30 - Medieval dance lessons

Arena #2 (Wardens of the Red Tower Knights)

  • Ongoing: armour exhibits and information table
  • 10:30 - Fighting demonstration 
  • 11:30 - Fighting demonstration
  • 12:30 - Fighting demonstration
  • 1:30 - Fighting demonstration
  • 2:30 - Fighting demonstration
  • 3:30 - Fighting demonstration

Arena #3 (Vestrheim Vikings)

  • Ongoing: living history village and demonstrations
  • 1:00 - Fighting demonstration

ATCO Stage:

  • 10:30 - Welcome speech and knighting ceremony with the Mayor for winners of the Youth Writing Contest
  • 11:00 - Stories with Calum Lykan
  • 11:30 - Calgary Renaissance Singers
  • 12:00 - Stories with Calum Lykan
  • 12:45 - Calgary Renaissance Singers
  • 1:30 - Stories with Calum Lykan
  • 2:15 - Calgary Renaissance Singers
  • 3:15 - Calgary Renaissance Singers
  • 4:00 - Stories with Calum Lykan

Ongoing fun:

  • Vendor's village
  • Food trucks
  • Bouncy castle
  • Safe archery range
  • Pony hop races
  • Axe throwing with Chuck Steel Axe Throwing
  • Photo Studio with the Cochrane Camera Club
  • Photo opportunities galore! 
Sponsors

We'd like to send a HUGE thank you to all our sponsors for Medieval Day 2019!

  • ATCO
  • The Town of Cochrane
  • Rocky View County
  • Totem Charitable Foundation
  • Dollarama
  • The Cochrane Lions Club
  • Mr. P. Potty
  • AstroJump
  • Cochrane Camera Club
Parking

Parking is available in surrounding lots.