What you need to know about Thronefest at Quex Park

Ayra Stark's sword tutor, 'Syrio Forel' - played by Miltos Yerolemou - is confirmed for the festival

Jousting, Ravens, a 16ft dragon and stars from the HBO series Game of Thrones will all be heading to Quex Park at Birchington this month (May).

The huge Thronefest event is expected to attract thousands of visitors to the 30-acre site.

Here is your essential Thronefest guide:

When is it?

Sunday, May 20, 10am (early admission) 11am (general tickets) until 5pm

What stars will be there?

Tom Wlaschiha (Jaqen H’Ghar)
Kristian Nairn (Hodor)
Dean Charles-Chapman (King Tommen Baratheon)
James Cosmo M.B.E. (Commander Jeor Mormont)
Miltos Yerolemou (Syrio Forel)
Sam Coleman (Young Hodor)
Aimee Richardson (Myrcella Baratheon)

What can I see?

Jousting tournament (jousters that have appeared in the series will be performing)
Medieval re-enactment team including working forge and medieval-style market traders, and medieval music and dancing
Archery demonstrations
Raven display (along with full birds of prey display)
Prop area including replica swords, helmets, crowns, and shields from the series
16ft Dragon and handle a real bearded dragon and other reptiles
Meet & Greet wolves used for TV & Film (lupines)
Mobile farm experience
Static Birds of prey display (birds can be held for small donation)
Licensed bar
Food area including hog roast, jackets, game burgers, Thai, traditional hot food


Archery lessons from a team that trained some of the cast (small charge applies)
Axe-throwing – just like the Wildlings and Dothraki (small charge applies)
Siege Artillery – fire a medieval trebuchet and catapult (small charge applies)
Sword school using real swords (Over 18s only, charge applies)
Have-a-go-Jousting (sit on a special wooden jousting horse on tracks and attempt to hit targets with your lance as you’re moved forward) – small charge applies
Sit on a carefully made replica of The Iron Throne (free)
Pony rides for the little ones (charge applies)
Free all-day inflatables for children with a valid ticket
Craft Area – Children can make their own GOT shields (£1)
Themed face painting (small charge applies)

Ticket prices

Standard: Adults £18, Children £12, Family £55, Seniors £15, disabled and carer £20.

Admission from 10am for early ticket holders, all other tickets 11am

Can I park?

Yes. £1.50 for the day. But your advance parking ticket when your booking your admission tickets

Banned items

Do not attempt to bring any alcohol on to the premises at any time as this will be confiscated by the security team. BBQs and tent/shelters are not permitted.


Entrance tickets along with autograph and photograph tickets available now from www.thronefest.co.uk

1 Comment

  1. No selfies and upto £30 for a autograph but can’t have more than 30 seconds with that actor. Bargain – NOT

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