Battle of Lewes 2024

Type:Historical Event

Convent Field, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2XD

Tel: 07770435432

Knight in armour, battle ready


Crown Events Limited are pleased to present the 760th Anniversary spectacle of King Henry III and Prince Edward's Royalist army in mortal combat on the streets of Lewes against the forces of Simon de Montfort and his rebel barons.

The country's only full contact battle reenactment through the streets of the town at various points on the High Street, from The Gallops to Lewes Castle, and Lewes Priory where we witness the final surrender of Henry III to Simon de Montfort.

A FREE EVENT and celebration of Lewes incorporating the Battle of Lewes reenactment, medieval traders and historical displays and demonstrations

An expert team of Historical Reenactors and Historians are creating this spectacle to unite the town with the clash of steel against maille as the re-telling of the events of 14th May 1264 unfold in all it's glory.

Spanning across 2 days - the event will feature reenactors from across the country, and beyond, with a full medieval camp with combat displays and activities at The Convent Field and the Priory.

A medieval trading village on the Convent Field with food, drink and medieval wares as well as medieval entertainment for all of the family.

Reenactors/Traders/Participants wishing to be involved - Please email your interest to: or

This event is being managed & produced by Crown Events Ltd.

Francis - Crown Events

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

A23 South to A26 East to Lewes. Take B2193 to Mountfield Road.

Public Transport Directions

Alternatively main route buses and trains via Lewes Station from Brighton, Eastbourne and London

Opening Times

Season (11 May 2024 - 12 May 2024)
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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