IN PICTURES: History brought to life as Medieval Market returns to Evesham - The Evesham Observer

IN PICTURES: History brought to life as Medieval Market returns to Evesham

Rob George 8th Jun, 2023   0

THOUSANDS of visitors took a step back in time as Evesham’s Medieval Market once again took over the town.

An estimated 25,000 visitors packed into Evesham as the festival held stalls and entertainment in Market Square, All Saint’s Church Grounds, St Lawrence’s Church, the Evesham Abbey ruins and the top of Abbey Park.

Mary Roberts and Mike Bee clash swords. Picture by Marcus Mingins 2123005MMR13

A living history display of arms and armour was among the highlights with more than 120 re-enactors representing life in each century, from Vikings to the War of the Roses.

Evelyn (7) swings the axe. Picture by Marcus Mingins 2123005MMR12

Traders from across England, Wales, Scotland and Germany including many local artisan traders and 30 local community and charities were also on hand.

Archer Elizabeth (10). Picture by Marcus Mingins 2123005MMR7

Firmly engrossed in a demonstration. Picture by Marcus Mingins 2123005MMR15


Northman Aneurin (8). Picture by Marcus Mingins 2123005MMR6

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