The Catholic University of America

 Medieval Day 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016, 1:00-6:00 p.m.
on the Pryz Lawn
Organized by CUA's Medieval Society.


Events & Entertainment

1:00 pm--  Weapons demonstrations (La Belle Compagnie and The Order of the Marshall)

First catapult launch

2:00 pm-- Byzantine chant (George Theodorides)
2:30 pm-- Gregorian chant (Luke DeWeese)
2:45 pm--- Vivaldi lute concerto for guitar (Peter Varga)

Second catapult launch

First raffle prizes: Rubber ducks

3:00 pm-- Classics Club
3:30 pm-- Arabic poetry (Nour al Sharif)

Second raffle prizes: Rubber ducks

3:45 pm-- Old English poetry (Lilla Kopár and Megan Murton)
               Juggling (Mark Mergner)

Third catapult launch

4:00 pm--
Brian Kay

Fourth catapult launch

4:30 pm-- Final raffle
4:45 pm-- Set up for human chess
5:00 pm-- Human chess
5:45 pm-- Clean up
6:00 pm-- Vespers in Caldwell Chapel
6:30 pm-- Medieval banquet in Pryz Food Court
7:00 pm-- Brian Kay
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).
For further information please contact Dr. Jennifer Paxton at
The event is FREE and open to all.