The camp bustling with bits of medieval life will be on display all week, starting on Monday, 29 May, in the afternoon hours. On Saturday and Sunday the local medieval re-enactment group with be joined by other groups from Slovenia and abroad.
Program of events
BEHIND THE CASTLE WALLS
Meeting the castle's Lord @ upper courtyard Sat @ 10.00, 12.30, 14.15, 16.45, Sun @ 11.00, 13.30 Medieval reenactment groups present themselves to the castle lord and spectators: shows, dancing, swordfighting, knights, fire breathing
Puppet show and jester's workshops @ Knight's Hall Sat @ 11.45, 16.00, Sun @ 10.15, 12.45 The Princess and the Pea, creative workshops
Dancing and workshops @ lower courtyard Sat @ 11.15, 13.45, 15.30, 18.00, Sun @ 12.15, 14.45 Medieval reenactment groups perform medieval dances and teach the spectators a few basic steps.
Also visit printing works, wine cellar, forge
FARMERS MARKET at the Castle
Medieval musicians 3 – 4 June Sat & Sun 11.45, 14.45 Holloenek Hungarica, Hungary 12.45, 15.45 Gita, Slovenia 13.45, 16.15 Burghausen, Germany
Street performers 3 – 4 June Sat & Sun @ 12.15, 14.15, 17.15 Cizamo Theatre (Saturday), Čupakabra (Sunday)
Dancing 3 – 4 June Sat & Sun @ 13.15, 15.15, 16.45, 17.45 Medieval reenactment groups perform medieval dances
FIRE SHOW 3 June at 2030 fire breathing, flaming swords, fire juggling
Craftsmen and artisans (demonstrations), carousel, culinary delights, children's games with a twist
CASTLE ARMY CAMPSITE at the Castle
Knight's tournament and sword fight classes 3 – 4 June Sat & Sun @ 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00, 18.00
Archery, attack/defence strategy, learning 3 – 4 June Sat & Sun @ 12.15, 13.15, 14.15, 15.15, 16.15, 17.15, 18.15
Traffic regulation for the weekend
BUSES. Groups coming to the castle with it's own bus will be allowed to drive up the hill and drop off guests at the parking area. Parking for the buses will be arranged below the castle. Entrance to the museum on the upper terrace od the castle will be opened at all times. Performing area will be separated.
CARS. Please respect directions you will be given by the traffic control. You will not be able to drive up the hill, but there will be enough free parking spaces below. You also welcome to use free shuttle bus to and off the castle.
WALKING. You are welcome to use one of many walking paths to the castle, either starting from St. Martin's Church or just above Public lido.
Admission to the events behind the castle walls is with a valid castle entrance ticket only. Visit to the farmers market and castle army campsite is admission free. The organizer reserves the right to change the program. All changes will be published on our website: www.blejski-grad.si.