Spotlight on: Medieval Fayre

Step back in time as Abbey Close transforms into a medieval campsite for the day. Featuring weaponry demonstrations, live falconry displays, an outdoor hog roast, medieval storytelling and fun for all of the family.

Spotlight on: Medieval Fayre

Here is what’s on between 11am and 4pm.


Inside Paisley Abbey

Watch “The King’s Mother”: The Story of Marjorie Bruce puppet show - at 11:30am, 1:15pm and 3:30pm

Experience the Regal Story Tellers including a special knighting ceremony - at 12:30 and 2:15pm

Join in the arts and crafts station by designing your own shield, stitching teardrops and colouring in - all day


On Abbey Close

Go inside the medieval camp and experience a medieval kitchen and get involved in crocheting and basket weaving

Handle custom-made weapons, learn about their evolution and see demonstrations of how they were used

Get dressed up in helmets and chain mail - then smile for the camera

Watch the falconry display

Feast on the hog roast and sweets

Have a picnic under the star marquee

Play games, dress up as knights and get into the stocks

Get your face painted


Find out more on the Medieval Fayre event page.