Flames of Chaos Castlefest Winter Editie Medusa

Flames of Chaos

Catching fire with Flames of Chaos

Flames of Chaos combines different disciplines, like dance, pyrotechnics, live visuals, stiltwalking, fan dancing, sword fighting, firebreathing and poi. The group is known for their burning costumes and their elegant, gracious style. Come and take a look at this unique spectacle at the Castlefest Winter Edition!

Medusa Venice White Stilts Castlefest Winter Editie

Medusa: Venice White Stilts

Meet mysterious angels with Medusa: Venice White Stilts

The ladies from Medusa: Venice White Stilts are waltzing through the streets as if it’s carnival in Venice! She smiles her soft smile. Is she an angel? A tad mysterious, but that is what winter is, covering the world in a white winter blanket…

Two to five shimmering white stilt figures are dancing majestically through the streets with their luminous lace cloaks on. The wind ruffles the feathers of their wigs and lifts their cloaks while they parade around. Their illuminated bodies remind us of angels. Venice White Stilts is a perfect act for the dark days of winter!

Florisimo Castlefest Winter Editie


Warm up with some perfectly timed humour from Florisimo

Floating through the dark days, Florisimo and his companion are the bringers of warmth. With their magical art and flickering flames they willmake you smile and shine some light upon you. Razor sharp and full of fun they will enter the arena at the Castlefest Winter Edition!

De Hospitaalridders Castlefest Winter Editie

De Hospitaalridders

Experience the time of the crusades with De Hospitaalridders

“This seventh Crusade, this righteous undertaking, has had an expeditious start. We have traveled a great distance without much delay to Aigues-Mortes in the South of France, where the fleet of King Louis IX is anchored to take us to Cyprus. From there it will only take us a few days by ship to reach Damietta. First, we take Egypt. And then, if God wills it… Jerusalem! “(Memoirs of Brother Toussaint de la Court, 1248)

The historical association De Hospitaalridders brings the past back to life. As a group of traveling crusaders from the period 1248-1259 they can be found at all kinds of medieval events, museums and schools throughout the year. With military display and weaponry, religious piety and knowledge of the 13th-century medical arts, they will show you at the Castlefest Winter Edition what the life of the crusaders looked like in earlier times.

Igor's Goochelsjo

Igor’s Goochelsjo

Searching for gold in Igor’s Goochelsjo

After all their adventures the Igors have become poor. But that won’t stop them. In this magical adventure of Igor’s Goochelsjo they will search for the secrets of creating gold.

In this new show the two Igors will be using alchemy, predictions and, of course, chickens. Come by and prepare to laugh at the Castlefest Winter Edition!

Ambachts Ghylde

Ambachts Ghylde

Despite the chilly weather, there is a small group of craftsmen brave enough to face the cold winds of November for you!

Ingrid’s Handen will be there to learn you all about braiding with straw and the beautiful objects you can make with straw. Lennart (Runeraaf) collected a nice assortment of magical objects in the forest for you, so maybe he has something for you to use in your rituals. Our Nathalie (JaguArt) can make your day even more perfect with drawing a beautiful temporary tattoo on your skin. And if it’s getting too cold for you, you can always go to Ingrid and Sylvia to try one of their warm, woollen hats, scarves and collars. And if the winter is getting too dark for you, you can always count on Iris (Wolspinnerij d’n droad kwait) to light up your life with her special winter workshop: Pimp your LED-light with wool.