Knights in shinning armour at Lithgow Ironfest

Preparing to face battle
Preparing to face battle

 

Learning how to fly in the medievil era
Learning how to fly in the medievil era

On your Bike

On your Bike

The Knights of Ironfest battle it out to compete for the title of Grand Champion! The field featured world class knights from our own shores, as well as the finest challenges from the land of the long white cloud.

Historically speaking , the heavily armoured knights on horseback was the medieval equivalent of the modern tank. However the time of ascendancy for the Jouster as a weapon of war was extremely short.

Green Knight 2

Some would argue that the Horse Mounted Knight as a weapon of war was actually more a romantic invention than fact. Whatever the reality, Jousting was by the 1400`s all about sport and entertainment.

Green Knight with helmet

Joust 1 Silver & green Knight silver knight on brown horseKnight in shinning armour

Silver Knight Jousting at the Lithgow Ironfest.  2 days of exhilarating battle incorporating Cosplay .