Souvigny, Medieval Fair

Souvigny Medieval Fair
Festival of Troubadours and Saltimbanques
Foire Médiévale de Souvigny
Festival des Troubadours et Saltimbanques
Souvigny (Auvergne region)

The Event

Souvigny is a commune in the Allier department in Auvergne in central France. In the Middle Ages, Souvigny has been one of the major towns in the Bourbonnais historic province, and the royal House of Bourbon was based there.

The Medieval Fair is held in Souvigny every summer, introduced by the Count Robert of Clermont and his wife Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon. The medieval spirit of the town is brought to life by historical encampment, demonstrating everyday life, large medieval market with artisans and traders who offer workshops such as embroidery, cooking, pottery, coinage and calligraphy, and various activities for adults and children.
The programme includes an exciting falconry show, knights’ tournaments, animations by jesters, troubadours and storytellers, ancient games and a medieval banquet.

The Programme

Please contact the Organizers for confirmation and further details.

Info & Contact

Association Souvigny Grand Site
Address: La Verrerie - 2 route de Montmarault - 03210 Souvigny, France
Tel.: +33 470436210

Image: Association Souvigny Grand Site
Text sources: Association Souvigny Grand Site, Wikipedia

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