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Danehof - programme July 6, 2024

You will find Saturday's Danehof programme right here.

Programme Saturday 10.00 – 21.00

Play & Camp on Nyborg Ramparts              

10.00-19.00: Activities and stalls are open
Play and learn lots of exciting experiences from the Middle Ages.

10.00-19.00: Archery and crossbow shooting
Test your skills on the bow and the crossbow - how well can you hit the target?
Price: DKK 20 per person.

10.00-19.00: The Warriors' Camp
Experience the exciting camp life and listen to stories about war and everyday life in the Middle Ages.

 

Borgmestergården

10.00-19.00: Borgmestergården (the Mayor's Residence) is open
Visit the museum giftshop or browse through the special exhibition 'Christian 2. – Accursed Childhood'.

10.00-19.00: Children’s Treasure Hunt
Find a Danehof Treasure map and do your best to solve all the tasks. The more you can solve, the more gold coins you can collect at Borgmestergården!

10.30: Danehof dance for all
Take a spin and dance along in the Danehof dance at the Mayor's Residence.

11.00: Juggling with Maximus Heratikus
Come and see the Medieval court joker, Maximus Heratikus’ pranks and juggling.

12:00: Musical theater with the Shepherd in words, verses, and notes
With a straw hat on her head and a shepherd's staff in her hand, the Instrument Maker's Wife becomes a shepherd who tells in words, verses and tones about instruments made from the abundance of nature. Takes place in Borgmestergården's courtyard.

15:00: The instrument maker's wife sings, plays and talks about medieval music and instruments.
The informational concert is aimed at the whole family - both children and adults. Takes place in Borgmestergården's courtyard.

16.00: Funny tales with Mikkel Langbue
The storyteller Mikkel Langbue entertains children and childish souls with mad medieval tales in the courtyard of the Mayor's Residence.

 

The Tournament Square

10:00-14:00: Horse carriage ride in the medieval Nyborg
Experience Nyborg from a horse-drawn carriage. Ticket price: DKK 25 per person.

10.30: Impressive show with flag throwers from Italy
Experience the Italian troupe 'Sbandieratori dei Borghi e Sestieri Fiorentini' perform a historical discipline that was used in military contexts in the Middle Ages. Purchase a seat ticket for the tribune here. Price DKK 30. There is free access to the disabled grandstand

12.15: Play at the Town Square
Play where King Christian 2. tells about the background for this year's Danehof.

13.15: Knight Tournament with clubs
Watch the armored knights on fiery horses fight with clubs on the grand tournament field in the heart of the city. Purchase a seat ticket for the tribune here. Price DKK 30. There is free access to the disabled grandstand.

14:00: Danehof dance for all
Take a spin and dance along in the Danehof dance at the Tournament Square.

15:00-18:00: Horse carriage ride in the medieval Nyborg
Experience Nyborg from a horse-drawn carriage. Ticket price: DKK 25 per person.

15.00: Impressive show with flag throwers from Italy
Experience the Italian troupe 'Sbandieratori dei Borghi e Sestieri Fiorentini' perform a historical discipline that was used in military contexts in the Middle Ages. Purchase a seat ticket for the tribune here. Price DKK 30. There is free access to the disabled grandstand.

16.30: Medieval fashion show
Fashion show at the Tournament Square – watch and learn about the beautiful medieval costumes.

17.00: Knight Tournament with lances
Watch the armored knights on fiery horses fight with lances on the grand tournament field in the heart of the city. Purchase a seat ticket for the tribune here. Price DKK 30. There is free access to the disabled grandstand.

18.00: Flaming Fire Show
Experience Snake Heights' signature fire show where the firebender masters flaming fire wands, dragon wands, fire spears and fire cones with precision and elegance.

18.30: Impressive show with flag throwers from Italy
Experience the Italian troupe 'Sbandieratori dei Borghi e Sestieri Fiorentini' perform a historical discipline that was used in military contexts in the Middle Ages. Purchase a seat ticket for the tribune here. Price DKK 30 (this seat ticket is also valid for the Flaming Fire Show at 18.00). There is free access to the disabled grandstand.

 

The Bards’ Square

10.00-19.00: Danelounge opens up the universe of imagination at Nyborg Library
Read and immerse yourself in the mythical universes of the Middle Ages when Nyborg Library offers exciting exhibitions with a fantasy theme.

10.00-18.00: Play the ancient games from the Middle Ages.
In Nyborg Library's backyard, there will be a jockey track and old games from the Middle Ages.

10.00-19.00: Children's Treasure Hunt
Find a Danehof Treasure map and do your best to solve all the tasks. The more you can solve, the more gold coins you can collect at Borgmestergården!

10.00-19.00: Open workshop – Amulet chains
Make your own magical amulet necklaces. Location: In front of Nyborg Library.

10.00-12.00: Amulet workshop
Sew an amulet pouch and fill it with your homemade runic and magical sign amulets for maximum protection. Location: In front of Nyborg Library.

10.00: Music from the Middle Ages
The 4 bards from Moro travel from town to town, collecting stories and legends. When they take the stage you are guaranteed a blast.

12.00: Juggler workshop
Dive into the world of jesters with Snake Height, which brings together professional circus props and homemade juggling props in a unique experience where you can try to become a real medieval juggler yourself.

12.30-15.00: Amulet workshop
Sew an amulet pouch and fill it with your homemade runic and magical sign amulets for maximum protection. Location: In front of Nyborg Library.

14:30: Funny tales with Mikkel Langbue
The storyteller Mikkel Langbue entertains children and childish souls with mad medieval tales on the Bards' Square.

15.00-17.30: Open Workshops – Coat of Arms
Create a personal coat of arms with magical protective signs. Location: In front of Nyborg Library.

16.00: Juggling with Maximus Heratikus
Come and see the Medieval court joker, Maximus Heratikus' pranks and juggling.

18.00-19.15: Open Workshops – Coat of Arms
Create a personal coat of arms with magical protective signs. Location: In front of Nyborg Library.

19.00: Music from the Middle Ages
The 4 bards from Moro travel from town to town, collecting stories and legends. When they take the stage you are guaranteed a blast.

 

Historical Stalls

10.00-19.00: The Historical Stalls are open

 

The Castle Islet

12.45: Impressive show with flag throwers from Italy
Experience the Italian troupe 'Sbandieratori dei Borghi e Sestieri Fiorentini' perform a historical discipline that was used in military contexts in the Middle Ages.

14.00: Battle with the King's Warriors
The King's Warriors do a battle demonstration where they talk about the different types of armor and weapons and how to use them.

17:00: Danehof dance for all
Take a spin and dance along in the Danehof dance in front of Nyborg Castle.

 

The Market Town and Castle Market

10.00-19.00: The market stalls in Slotsgade are open

10.00-16.00: The town’s shops are open
Explore the many shops in the city and taste all the unique Danehof specialties.

12.00-15.00: Medieval jests and banter
Encounter Skramle & Blæsekonen as they walk the streets and entertain in true medieval fashion.

16.00: Flaming Fire Show
Experience Snake Heights' signature fire show where the firebender masters flaming fire wands, dragon wands, fire spears and fire cones with precision and elegance.

16.00-18:00: The King's Cocktails
Taste the dramatic story of Christian 2. and his time. The King’s Pantry invites you to a cocktail hour and small historical stories about Denmark's king in the Renaissance. Please note the meeting place is Restaurant Remisen (Holmens Boulevard 11, 5800 Nyborg). Tickets cost DKK 299 and can be purchased here.

 

Food Market

10.00-19.00: The food area is open
Experience the food area and explore the many exciting food stalls. Here you will find popcorn, soft ice, churros, coffee and cake, savory pancakes, roasted pork sandwiches, sausages and many other delicious things.

12.00: Funny tales with Mikkel Langbue
The storyteller Mikkel Langbue entertains children and childish souls with mad medieval tales at the food market.

14.00: Music from the Middle Ages
The 4 bards from Moro travel from town to town, collecting stories and legends. When they take the stage you are guaranteed a blast.

 

Vor Frue Church

11.00-15.00: Korsbrødrecafé in the Monk's Cellar
Korsbrødrecafé where you can buy historic beer, apple juice and sausages and consume it under a 15th-century ceiling with vaults.

11.00-11.35: Puppet theater: "The Adventure of Queen Dagmar" with Dukketeatret Svanen
The story of a princess who was married off to a king from a country far to the north. A land full of adventure, danger and obstacles but also love. A musical and humorous story with puppets about Queen Dagmar and King Valdemar Sejr. A show for the whole family.
Free access.

15.00-16.00: Concert: "Pilgrimssange & Folktones" - for mezzo-soprano, medieval fiddle, rebec, kantele, gusli and bells with the trio Agnethe Christensen, Elizabeth Gaver, and Ulla Jørholt
Music from the north and south. Troubadour and troubairitz from Occitan (Southern France around 1200), Hildegard von Bingen, Spanish pilgrimage songs, Swedish folk music, and instrumental music.
Free access.

18.30-20.30: Medieval Flavors
Experience and taste the special knowledge that medieval monks cultivated in the monastery gardens. In the monk cellar of the Korsbrødregården, there will be a fusion of the spiritual life of monkhood, contemplation and knowledge into a menu adapted to the story of food, medicine and herbs. During the tasting, the guests are presented with a lecture and dishes that together make up the experience of monk life.
Tickets cost DKK 385 and can be purchased here.

 

Parking

If you come to Danehof by car, you can park the car here:

Dronningensvej 48
Including disabled parking

Eksercerpladsen

The corner at Nørrevoldgade and Ravelinsvej

Nørrevoldgade 7
Including disabled parking

Vesterhavnen 3
Including disabled parking