From 21 to 22 September 2019
Originally organized to train for war, in the fifteenth century the game became a sporting spectacle, opposing two fighters in a closed field.
Entertainment par excellence, it is here to “pleasure”, using harmless weapons, to ensure the safety of jousters.
At 10:30: Lecture by historian James Hester on the theme of his thesis: medieval fencing (in French)
At 12:00: Demonstration of fight by the Mesnie du Blanc Castel (in French)
From 15:00 to 16:30: courtly joust on foot (in French)
From 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00: Presentation of armor pieces by Georges Jolliot
Guided tour followed by a trebuchet shooting at 11:00, 15:30 and 16:45 in French and 12:15 in English.