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Medieval Fair at Poble EspanyolFamily activities, Festivals
10/05/2018 - 10/07/2018

The Spanish Village is traveling back in time to the Middle Ages to celebrate its Medieval Fair, filling the venue with heraldic shields, tents, standards, markets, entertainment and a host of other activities for all the family.

The Fair takes off on 5 October. From then on, the Village plunges into three days of genuine medieval life, with a huge market in the main square featuring artisan stalls selling charcuterie, cheeses, pastries, sweetmeats and even a tavern.

There are a range of activities for children. The typical attractions of the medieval age such as the wheel and merry-go.round will be installed in the Village. There will also be a public scribe workshops, which is a good option to not only learn writing of that time, but also the history of Barcelona. A school of knights of the age, with archery, rings, gallops on horses, and other options to practice the skills and precision of children.

Typical gastronomy of the time will fill the hungriest of people, with taverns and other points of sale. The area of flavored tea will also have a place in Arab tents that will take you to another dimension.The shows planned include a fakir who will play with fire, magic carpets and other events, to amaze the public of all ages, plus knights who will walk through the market on camels, and musical artists with instruments of the age, such as the gralla and the tarota.

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