Pub Sing

The villagers of Sherwood take to the stage to entertain you with a medieval version of "Stomp". Don't miss it!!

Witch Trial

The Renaissance Man New to the shire this year is The Renaissance Man! He has two very distinct shows that you MUST see. The Renaissance Man… Making FUN of History!

Renaissance Man: Stand Up Tragedy

The Renaissance Man New to the shire this year is The Renaissance Man! He has two very distinct shows that you MUST see. The Renaissance Man… Making FUN of History! England’s foremost Actor of Tragedies (Ned Alleyn) brings the festival a feast of interactive comedy! Leeching & Chamber Pots, Royal Foibles, Shakespeare, Greek Myths…oh, and [...]

Drunk & Disorderly

RHF's own home grown 5 piece, high energy band.

The Hoop Enchantress

Watch Erin spin, twirl, and dance with her dazzling hula hoops. Feast your eyes as she manipulates her many shiny circles, using a bit of magic and wizardry to create beautiful shapes and patterns. She may even set her hoops aflame!

The Sheriff of Nottingham’s Court of Justice

The Court of Prince John: See justice served Nottingham style as Prince John and the Sheriff answer questions, pass judgment and award punishments during this fun and interactive show.

Knighting Ceremony

For your outstanding achievement by helping Robin Hood. Immediately following the 3pm Joust at the Tourney Field.

Knights School featuring The Knights of Gore

Explore an interactive knight encampment hosted by the Knights of Gore, learn combat moves with a sword, see armored combat demonstrations, join a quest, and learn how knights lived long ago.

Mayor MaGillicuddy’s Bingo Brunch

The Mayor's Bingo Brunch- The right honorable Mayor of Nottingham, Hector Magillicuddy, invites you to his favorite game- Nottingham bingo ! Its Sherwood Forest's second  most popular activity after armed robbery... Play a board filled with portraits of local landmarks and celebrities. Get five in a row and win novelty prizes! Bring a picnic or [...]

Princess Tea Time

Once upon a time in Robin Hood's Faire. There were Princes & Princesses teas and chairs. Just inside the red building with white doors right next to The Greenwood Action Stage! Princess Tea Times are 3 times per day: 12:15 - 2:15 - 4:15. This is a FREE event for children Ages 0-12.


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What Robin Hood adventure would be complete without trying your hand at archery? Be sure to check when the daily archery contest is!

Archery Tag

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Archery Tag catapults you into a medieval battle where you face off against other archers in this all-or-nothing contest of skill.


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Now is your chance to make your friends hang their heads in shame as you best them in this special game of darts.

Daily Tournaments

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Join the Hitting and Stabbing Emporium for a daily Axe Throw Contest at 2:30 or Archery Contest at 3:30. Have fun and possibly win prizes!

Opening Ceremony


Join us just prior to opening gate for the day's introduction to the Robin Hood Springtime Festival.

Hitting & Stabbing Emporium

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Axes and Daggers and Spears - oh my! Get your medieval on and go for the full Robin Hood experience at the Hitting & Stabbing Emporium.

Join the Merry Men


Now is your chance to join the Merry Men and Robin Hood! Don't miss this interactive show and be sure to have your camera ready.

Dog Trick Contest (May 14 Only)


Your dog is the most talented trickster around and now is your chance to prove it at our Dog Trick Contest.

Dragon Egg Hunt (May 21) 3:00PM


Your wee ones (ages 0-9) are invited to join us for a dragon egg hunt at the Faire. Event starts at Castle Stage after Princess Costume Contest at 3:45.

Finale in Song

Hear rowdy, bawdy, and traditional songs from history performed by the talented Nottingham Singers.

Johnny Fox – Sword Swallower

Be mystified with his sleight of hand tricks and cringe as Johnny Fox swallows a spoon, a screwdriver and a sword.

Maypole Dance


Celebrate spring and do a Maypole dance with us. What better way to welcome in spring than getting wrapped up in ribbon with friends?

Pet Costume Contest (May 13)


Dress your pet in a fantasy costume from the Middle Ages and see if they have what it takes to win our costume contest.



Once each day the royal parade marches through all the streets in the shire. Pick a spot and watch it march on by or join in the fun.

Prince John’s Plot

Is it any surprise Prince John is up to no good? See what he has in store for Robin Hood before it’s too late.

Smite the Knight

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Can you smite the knight before he smites you? Grab your sword and remember your training or this will be a short fight.

The Graces

The Graces: Sexy singing wenches with a glorious combo of innuendo and beautiful harmonies, these lovely songstresses will have you in stitches!

The Lord Mayor


He's the Lord Mayor and he runs the town hall. Need information? He knows the answer! Stop by for a visit and learn what's on his mind.

Three Pints Shy

Three Pints Shy is a raucous pub band, updating and reinvigorating the Celtic music scene. 

Vow Renewals (MAY 28)

Now is your chance to wear your wedding dress again and have your vows renewed by Friar Tuck. Our photographers are ready.