Battle of Evesham

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Battle of Evesham

Battle of Evesham

Kate Varvedo By Kate Varvedo

A two-day family festival that will bring medieval times to life through re-enactments, soldiers on horseback, history camps, have-a-go activities, displays, entertainers, beer tent and much more...

Evesham Fundraising stage

7
backers
£6,570
pledged of £18,052
72
days left

Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £18,052 by 31 Jul 2018

A two day event (4-5 Aug) that will cater for a variety of audiences both local and further afield; for families, historians, medieval interest groups, gamers and the local community. This cannot happen without your help! Please pledge what you can, just £5 will go a long way! An action packed weekend, including: THE BATTLE re-enactment (Saturday and Sunday) Grand Parade through Evesham (Saturday only) Medieval Musicians & Dancing Craftsmen Demonstrations Medieval Cookery Weapon Demonstrations Living History Encampment Mini Trebuchet in action Falconry Display Equestrian Display Children’s Activities Stalls, bar and food outlets Encouraging visitors to experience all of Evesham involving the town to include walking tours, historic building tours, craft and children’s’ workshops and flags flown throughout the town. Encourage local learning and appreciation of Evesham heritage through a series of workshops and a legacy stone that would be erected in the town for generations to enjoy.

What we'll deliver:

  • Re-enactment of the battle
  • Authentic yurts and medieval display of living
  • Stalls, arts & craft, children's activities, beer tent with entertainment
  • Festival parade - pageant
  • Mini Trebuchet in action
  • Weapon Demonstrations
  • Medieval Musicians & Dancing

Why it's a great idea:

The Battle of Evesham medieval weekend has been described, amongst many positive things, as a “Spectacular Success” (Evesham Observer) and “the biggest and best event I’ve ever seen in Evesham, and I’ve been here over 60 years!” (local resident). This two-day event will cater for a variety of audiences both local and further afield; for families, historians, medieval interest groups, gamers and the local community. An event that will bring medieval times to life through re-enactments, soldiers on horseback, living history camps, have-a-go activities, displays, roaming entertainers, beer tent, tea tent, catering services, farm and craft market offering local produce, exhibitions, talks and a medieval theatre.

Steps to get it done:

  • We have created solid plans for the two-day event
  • Re-Events has been created to give solid foundation to this festival
  • Support has been agreed with Wychavon District Council, Evesham Town Council and local Councilors
  • Support from local companies has been agreed
  • Security of the event has been discussed with a local supplier

The Battle of Evesham festival will link businesses together in town and the surrounding areas, creating synergy for opportunities.

Location Evesham

Evesham has 12 other projects and £345,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Custom Location

Council

Wychavon District Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £18,052

Organisers time - £4,800 (27%)
Re-enactors, horses and battle field equipment - £4,000 (22%)
Leaflet print - £2,010 (11%)
Re-enactor coordinator - battles, medieval demonstrations - £2,000 (11%)
Toilet hire for the visitors comfort - £1,715 (10%)
Firewood for re-enactors - £700 (4%)
Promotional Leaflet design - £650 (4%)
Facilities for re-enactors - £500 (3%)
Website for promoting the event - £500 (3%)
Other - £1,177 (7%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

27%
Organisers time
£4,800
22%
Re-enactors, horses and battle field equipment
£4,000
11%
Leaflet print
£2,010
11%
Re-enactor coordinator - battles, medieval demonstrations
£2,000
10%
Toilet hire for the visitors comfort
£1,715
4%
Firewood for re-enactors
£700
4%
Promotional Leaflet design
£650
3%
Facilities for re-enactors
£500
3%
Website for promoting the event
£500
7%
Other
£1,177
  • Spacehive fees
    £544
  • Transaction Fees
    £525
  • VAT
    £109

Total £18,052

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