About us

The group is run by a three man team: Nigel Durrant, Stan Miller and Dave Robbins. This team have been continuing in the tradition of spectacular performance and excellent entertainment inherited from Mike and Colleen Ellis over four years ago, and are now entering their sixth season as one of the country’s best family entertainment shows. richard14

On through the millenium with our 28th fabulous year! Against a 75ft wide Medieval Castle and Tent backdrop, featuring Flaming Torches, Pyrotechnics and Colourful Banners & Bunting, together wit sheer enjoyment: “The Legend of King Arthur” and ” A Tale of Richard the Lionheart”h our own HiFi PA System, presenting dramatic music, fanfares and sound effects, we re-create two totally different 45 minute Epic Stories

Audience Participation is the key-note throughout the performances, as children are invited to become Squires to the Knights performing their own Shield-Race, girls become village maidens and there is even a chance to try and pull the Great Sword Excalibur from the Stone!

With many appearances on television and at numerous Round Table, Lions, Council events, Castles, Guernsey Shows and invitations to Northern Ireland, The Rose of Tralee, Dubai and Hong Kong! We have been voted BEST FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT and provide a magical hour and a half’s experience all in one afternoon…

Arthur4In one afternoon the Spectacular Knights of the Crusades not only thrill the audience with such weapons as Great Sword, Single-Handed Sword, Quarter-Staff, Great Axe, Throwing Axe, Dagger, Halbert, Whip and Terrible Flail (Tripple Ball & Chain!) but also supply Epic Music and Sound Effects, Dialogue, Beautiful Coloured Banners and Bunting, Shields and a Maypole, with Audience Participation in Two Thumping Good Stories!

“We are the weavers of dreams upon the open grass. The audience is subjected to the full spectrum of emotion; Thrills, Laughter, Splendour, Excitement, Pride & Passion. We richard14create a world of make-believe with the realism that makes you think that it just might have really happened! We cater for an audience too young to stand to those too old to stand, for we know that they are all young at heart!”

In one afternoon the Spectacular Knights of the Crusades not only thrill the audience with such weapons as Great Sword, Single-Handed Sword, Quarter-Staff, Great Axe, Throwing Axe, Dagger, Halbert, Whip and Terrible Flail (Tripple Ball & Chain!) but also supply Epic Music and Sound Effects, Dialogue, Beautiful Coloured Banners and Bunting, Shields and a Maypole, with Audience Participation in Two Thumping Good Stories!

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