Nyborg’s Free Lancers is training

Tid: Time: April 21 through August 11, see dates below.
Sted: Nyborg

Nyborg’s Free Lancers will train with weapons, both on foot and on horseback, during the warmer months near Nyborg Castle. On the green area near the water tower, at the Queen’s Bastion, Nyborg’s Free Lancers will practice their skills, and you are most welcome to come and watch.

Training times:

April 21, 1:00 PM: Training in historical costumes. Swordfighting will be practiced on horseback, on foot, and a mounted soldier will train with a footsoldier.

May 5, 1:00 PM: Training in historical costumes. We will practice riding towards a quintan and picking it up with a lance. Foot soldiers will attack a wall of shields with lances.

May 26, 1:00 PM: Training in historical costumes. Heads (of cabbage) will be lopped off, and mounted soldiers will practice attacking a wall of shields.

June 1 is Culture Night. We will perform in historical costumes and both mounted and on foot.

June 9, 1:00 PM: Training in historical costumes. We will practice riding towards a quintan and picking it up with a lance. Foot soldiers will attack a wall of shields with lances.

June 23, 1:00 PM: Training in historical costumes. We will ride around the town.

July 21, 1:00 PM: Training in historical costumes. We will practice throwing lances from the ground and from horseback, and will ride against a wall of shields.

August 11, 1:00 PM: Training in historical costumes. We will practice quintan-training, and fighting with foot soldiers with lances against foot soldiers with swords and shields.

News

Theory: The founder of Nyborg Castle died in the Crusades
18. June 2018
Nyborg Castle

Knud Prislavsen, who established Nyborg Castle, may have been the military commander who led a might navy on a crusade to the Holy Land, and met his fate there.

Nyborg Castle was once painted red
15. June 2018
Nyborg Castle

Nyborg Castle has changed its appearance several times since it was built in 1200 AD. New archaeological finds show that it was painted red at one time.

New life for the garrison building on the palace ground
26. March 2018
Nyborg Castle

A fine, new view has opened up of the Royal Palace at Nyborg Castle, while materials from the yellow building are on their way to finding new uses.

The story must be told
26. March 2018
Nyborg Castle

Twenty-two volunteer guides will contribute to telling the story about the castle project, while construction is underway.