26th - 29th May

Your chance to see one of medieval Alnwick’s most thrilling spectacles as armoured knights engage in full combat on horseback. Great fun and excitement for all the family.

Experience the sight of masterful knights from across the land do battle in a 15th Century Jousting Tournament.

See who is victorious in our authentic display of chivalry and courage!

The Alnwick Joust will be held at 11:30am and 3:00pm daily (between the 26th - 29th May)

Discover more about the 'Warhorse: from Tradition to Today'. An exquisite display of beautiful Spanish horses, demonstrating the movements and airs that have made dressage as we know it today, at 2:00pm each day!

The Alnwick Joust Arena is approximately a 10 minute stroll from Lion's Arch. A separate viewing platform has been created for those with accessibility requirements. 

This event is free and included within the admission ticket price. 
Please retain your admission tickets for verification. 

Please note:

Sensible footwear is required (trainers or walking boots are advisable) due to the steep and uneven surfaces leading to and from the Arena
Alcohol or glass is not permitted under any circumstances
This outdoor event is weather dependent. In the unlikely event that cancellation occurs, a provision of 3 demonstrative talks will be allocated as a replacement. 

Event Dates

The event is taking place on dates highlighted in red.