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03.06.2017

Back in time at Bled castle

11th Medieval days

3 - 4 June 2017

Full weekend of medieval fun

Amazing fire show Sat evening @ 8.30pm

Medieval campsite opens on 29th May

CLEARING BENEATH THE CASTLE

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.

 

Tickets

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.
 
Additional information:
Zavod za kulturo Bled (Bled Culture Institute), Špela Repnik, spela.repnik@zkbled.si
 
   
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