Forthcoming events

  • All events are at the standard Museum admission prices, unless otherwise stated (some on-site activities have an additional cost).
  • Members come in free to the Museum during usual opening times (this excludes ticketed performances or evening events, but we will offer a discounted membership rate where possible).
  • To book tickets please call the Museum on 01527 831363 or visit the Museum shop during opening hours.
  • Occasionally events may be subject to change, please check back here for the latest information or like us on Facebook


Wars of the Roses! – Joust and Battle Re-enactment

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September

Step back in time to Medieval England, where the white rose battles against the red!

Join us to see jousting knights in shining armour, a spectacular Medieval battle re-enactment and an archery tournament between skilled bowmen!

Exploring the Living history camps and displays, watching demonstrations of traditional crafts and a chance to try being a medieval soldier, all make it a fantastic day out for the entire family and make sure you stay for the explosive finale!

Medieval archers and pikemen at Avoncroft Museum

Knight in armour standing outside medieval tent Living history display, talking to group of visitors at Avoncroft Museum




Windmill Sailing

Sunday 7th October

Come and see our historic Windmill in action! Our Miller and team of specially-trained volunteers will be unfurling the sailcloths on our 19th-century Windmill and (weather permitting) will be sailing. Avoncroft’s own stoneground flour is available to buy in our Shop.

The windmill at Avoncroft Museum