The Catholic University of America

 Medieval Day 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1:00-6:00 p.m.
on the Pryz Lawn
Organized by CUA's Medieval Society.


Events & Entertainment

1:00 - Weapons demonstration by Tom Leoni and Nathan Quarantillo
2:00 - The York Creation play directed by Bridget Grace Sheaff
3:00 - Medieval church music by the Dominican Schola (and/or more weapon demonstrations)
4:00 - Early music by the Peabody Consort
5:00 - Human chess game featuring faculty & students (hosted by the Chess Club)
As well as...
  • a catapult launch
  • wooden shield painting
  • chainmail making demonstration
  • spinning demonstration
  • medieval board games
  • fun activities for kids, and
  • a RAFFLE (with amazing prizes for big and small).
All proceeds from Medieval Day benefit the manuscript conservation efforts of the Rare Books Collection of CUA's Mullen Library.
For further information please contact Medieval Society Persident Rebecca Hoffman at
The event is FREE and open to all. Donations for the raffle or to Rare Books are much appreciated.