Cloisters Demo – October 4th, 2015

Please join us to demo to an audience of approximately 60,000 at the 2015 Medieval Festival outside the Cloisters Museum in Fort Tryon Park. From 11:30am to 6pm, we hang out on the south lawn as part of a medieval village, under shady tents w/ tables, demonstrating medieval arts, crafts, sciences, combat, dancing and singing.

Email the autocrat ( if you can help out with demonstrations, including the activity you would like to demo, how much table or open space you will need, and whether you can bring tents & tables to the event.

In addition to our demo, there are dozens of other artisans, re-enactors & performers, as well as an enthusiastic audience fully dressed for the occasion. Come and enjoy the largest & most audience-participatory celebration of medieval & Renaissance culture on the Eastern seaboard, in its 31st year. See the festival’s website for full details on the fun:
Site Opens: 11:30am
Site Closes: 6pm
Event Website:

Fort Tryon Park
799 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10040
Google Map

The event site is accessible per the East Kingdom Accessibility Porter’s Checklist
By subway: take the A train to W 190. Take the elevator & then the stairs up to the front gate of the park.

By bus: take the M4 bus north to its last stop. (This route has no stairs.)

By car: park elsewhere and use public transportation as above. A limited number of parking passes are available by pre-arrangement with the festival for people who are bringing large amounts of equipment & setting up before the festival begins. You MUST email the autocrat to arrange for this parking. Consult the festival’s directions ( ) or email the autocrat ( if you need further advice on parking.

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