Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun

Kids Dig It! is back these school holidays with Medieval Family Fun. Join us at the Abbey Museum for a week of hands on, educational fun for the whole family. Kids can:• Practice archery• Get crafty and design their own heraldic shield• Uncover medieval artefacts in the Archaeological dig• Train like a knight and learn […]

Abbey Medieval Banquet

Tickets Sold Out  The Abbey Medieval Banquet will be hosted at the Great Hall at St Michael’s College near Caboolture on Saturday 29 June. The Steward of the Hall, Sir Blair Martin, will guide patrons through an evening of feasting and entertainment, including music, pageantry and dance. Tickets are limited! On sale in May  

Abbey Medieval Friday Family Fun Day

Have you ever wanted to explore the Abbey Medieval Festival but quite sure what all the fuss is about? Discover the best of our Festival with a sensory-friendly Friday Family Fun day. Featuring all the crowd favourites, including the Moreton Bay Medieval Joust Championship, Birds of Prey, combat demonstrations, story telling, workshops, and live performers.  […]

Abbey Medieval Festival – Knighting Ceremony

During the Middle Ages, it was common practice for knighting ceremonies to take place on the eve of a tournament, battle or joust. The Abbey Medieval Festival honours this tradition.The authentic 14th century Knighting Ceremony takes place in the candlelit Abbey Church with its magnificent medieval stained glass windows. So join Companie Draco Routiers at […]

Abbey Medieval Festival

The Abbey Medieval Festival returns to Moreton Bay in 2024 at Abbeystowe, Caboolture on 6 - 7 July.Spend an action-packed weekend experiencing Queensland's largest medieval festival, with jousting, knight combat, Birds of Prey, kids activities, archery, entertainment and more! Shop at the market and enjoy delicious food and drink and a refreshment at the Stag […]

St Roche’s Canine Crusade

Why St Roche?        One of the Abbey Museum’s oldest paintings is a 14th century fresco of St Roche’s dog. It is possibility the oldest painting in the collection and to go on display in the new Art Gallery. Who was St Roche?   St Roche (or ‘Roch’ or ‘Rocco’) is the patron saint of dogs, […]