News Coverage

Thank you to everyone who has helped make our faire popular!

Following is a collection of TV, newspaper, and Web coverage of our ever-growing faire. A special thank you for your continuing coverage and support of the Village Renaissance Faire. Huzzah!

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2013

Renaissance Faire Returns for 14th Year, Newtown Life, September 2013

10 Questions with Public Defender's Ken Hone, The Bridge, Summer 2013

   
2012

[Village Renaissance Faire Creates Magic for Library and Guests, Montgomery News, September 6, 2012]
Village Renaissance Faire Creates Magic for Library and Guests, Montgomery News, September 6, 2012

Try a little jousting this weekend in Wrightstown, Bucks County Herald, September 13, 2012

Faire visitors step back in tyme, Bucks County Herald, September 27, 2012

Olde England Reborn, Bucks County Courier Times, September 12, 2012

Village Renaissance Faire returns in September, Newtown Gazette via timespub.com, August 13, 2012

Renaissance Faire Auditions, Newtown Gazette via timespub.com, June 12, 2012

   
2011

[Wrightstown undergoes a Renaissance, Advance of Bucks County, Sept. 22, 2011]
Wrightstown undergoes a Renaissance, Advance of Bucks County, Sept. 22, 2011

Swordfighting, scallywags, and scurvy knaves!, Newtown Gazette, Sept 2, 2011

Cyrano goes campy at the Village Renaissance Faire, Bucks County Herald, Sept. 15, 2011

Knights have their Day, Advance of Bucks County, Sept. 22, 2011

Journey back in time at the Village Renaissance Faire in Wrightstown, Bucks Local News, Sept. 10, 2011

Wrightstown this weekend Step back in time with King Arthur and the Village Renaissance Faire, Bucks Local News, Sept. 15, 2011

Village Renaissance Faire Kicks off Today, Newtown Patch, Sept. 11, 2011

[Renaissance Faire comes, goes at Middletown Fairgrounds, Bucks County Herald, Nov. 3, 2011]
Renaissance Faire comes, goes at Middletown Fairgrounds, Bucks County Herald, Nov. 3, 2011

Renaissance Faire Days, Newtown Gazette, Oct 7, 2011

12th Annual Renaissance faire to take stage again at the Middletown Grange (SLIDESHOW), Bucks Local News, Aug. 21, 2011

Scenes from the Village Renaissance Faire, Newtown Gazette, Oct. 7, 2011

Medieval Fun in Wrightstown this Weekend, Bucks County Courier Times, Sept. 15, 2011

[Fantasy, fun at faire, Bucks County Courier Times, Sept. 18, 2011]
Fantasy, fun at faire, Bucks County Courier Times, Sept. 18, 2011

2010

11th Annual Village Renaissance Faire, Newtown Gazette, Sept. 3, 2010

A Step back in Renaissance Time, Bucks County Courier Times, B1, Sept 19, 2010

Become part of History, Times Publishing (all papers), June 25, 2010

Fun & Scandal predicted at the Faire, Bucks County Courier Times, B1, Sept. 16, 2010

Glimpse medieval times through Wrightstown Renaissance Faire, Bucks County Herald, Cover, Sept. 9, 2010

Knights and Dragons and Wee Folk, The Area Guide Monthly, Sept., 2010

Renaissance Faire in Bucks, Reality, Sept 16, 2010

Renaissance Rhythms, Newtown Gazette, Cover, Oct 1, 2010

Return to the Renaissance, Advance of Bucks County, p.3, Sept 16, 2010

Scenes from the Village Renaissance Faire, Newtown Gazette, 42, Oct. 10, 2010

Weekends- Renaissance Faire, Bucks County Herald, A6, Sept. 30, 2010

   
2009

Faire Happenings, Intelligencer, Our Towns, B1, Sept. 20, 2009

Medieval Mayhem, Newtown Gazette, Cover, Sept 4, 2009

Renaissance Faire rides into Wrightstown, Bucks County Herald, p.23, Sept. 10, 2009

The Games Begin, Bucks County Herald, Cover, Sept 24, 2009

Wrightstown’s Renaissance faire offers plenty of bang for your buck, Advance of Bucks County, Sept. 17, 2009

Ye Olde Good Time, Bucks County Courier Times, B1, September 20, 2009

Ye olde recession won’t stop faire, Bucks County Courier Times, B3, Sept. 17, 2009

   
2008

Bucks County in Action The Village Renaissance Faire, Times Publishing Papers, Sept 5, 2008

Faire Warning, Bucks County Courier Times, Cover Page, Sept. 2008

Faire weather, Advance of Bucks County, Cover, Sept 25, 2008

Fairegoers Converge in Bucks, Intelligencer, B6, Sept. 21, 2008

Fairegoers spend a day in 1550, Bucks County Courier Times, Front Page, Sept. 21, 2008

Joust Don’t Forget, Wrightstown Community Newsletter, Fall 2008

Pirates & Royalty entertain at the Renaissance Faire, Bucks County Herald, 41, Sept 18, 2008

Recalling the days of knights and ladies, Bucks County Herald, Sept. 25, 2008

Renaissance Faire Auditions, Summer Stock Theater and other Volunteer Opportunities, Times Publishing, June 20, 2008

Village Renaissance Faire, Yardley Voice, Cover, September 5, 2008

   
2007

Back to the days of knights and ladies, Bucks County Herald, Sept 20, 2007

Faire Audition embrace all things Fun and Olde, Bucks County Courier Times, Aug. 9, 2007

Faire-Thee-Well, Newtown Gazette, 47, August 10, 2007

Hometown News… Renaissance Faire Director, Ken Hone, Advance of Bucks County, Mar. 1, 2007

Ken Hone, the Knight who reigns Supreme, Bucks County Courier Times, 9, Aug. 9, 2007

Medieval Magic, Yardley Voice, Cover, Oct 12, 2007

Renaissance Faire in Bucks County, 69 News, September 16, 2007

Renaissance Kid, Bucks County Courier Times, C1, Sept. 14, 2007

Wrightstown Township, Renaissance Faire, Bucks County Community progress, Feb. 2007

Ye Olde Town Crier, Newtown Gazette, Cover, Oct 12, 2007

   
2006

A Day for Vikings, Advance of Bucks County, front page and continued onto page 21with eight photographs, September 21, 2006

Beware, the Vikings are Coming, Focus on Newtown, Community Section with photographs, August 10, 2006

Country Games, Bucks County herald, Cover, Sept 21, 2006

Good Knight! Its Renaissance Faire Time, Metrokids, August 2006, p.27

History, Fantasy combine at Event, Renaissance Kid, Focus on Newtown, 12, Sept 21, 2006

Out & About Village Renaissance Faire, Intelligencer, front of Community Section with 2 photographs, September 15, 2006

Renaissance Faire brings medieval times to Life, Bucks County Courier Times, front page of Bucks Life section with photographs, September 17, 2006 (also in sister paper, Intelligencer)

Renaissance Faire Returns for the Seventh Year, Bucks County Herald, Front Page with photograph, September 21, 2006

Renaissance Fun, Newtown Gazette, COVER, Oct. 6, 2006

The Vikings are invading Wrightstown, Newtown Gazette, September 8, 2006 (also published in Northampton Herald, Yardley News, Southhampton Spirit, Langhorne Ledger, New Hope Gazette)

Transport Back to the 15th Century, Focus on Newtown, Community Section with photographs, September 14, 2006

Will Vikings Invade Wrightstown This September The Choice is up to You, Newtown Gazette, June 16, 2006 (also published in sister papers Northampton Herald, Yardley News, Southhampton Spirit, Langhorne Ledger, New Hope Gazette)

   
2005

Almost Show Time for the Renaissance Faire, Bucks County Courier Times, 3C, September 1, 2005

Blast from the Past, the Trend, with photographs, September 14, 2005

Bucks County Renaissance Faire, Times Publishing papers, Oct 7, 2005

Crowning Touch, Advance of Bucks County, front page, September 22, 2005

Faire Day, Focus on Newtown, Sept 22, 2005

Fairegoers living in the Past, Bucks County Courier Times, front page of the Community Section, September 15, 2005

Faire-ly Exciting, Montgomery Ticket, Sept 14-15, 2005

Gurking- Funny Face at the Village Renaissance Faire, Intelligencer, Aug 1, 2005

Hear Ye, hear ye!, Bucks County Courier Times, C6, June 15, 2005

King for a Day, the Sixth Annual Village Renaissance Faire in Wrightstown brings legends to life with period crafts, clothes and characters, TIMEOFF Bucks County, September 16, 2005

Knights and Ladies gather for Renaissance Faire, Bucks County Herald, with photograph, September 15, 2005

Pigs will Fly!, Bucks County Courier Times & Intelligencer, front page of the Community Section, September 16, 2005

Ready for Battle, Medieval Style, Focus on Newtown, September 15, 2005

Renaissance comes to Wrightstown, Focus on Newtown, September 15, 2005

Renaissance Faire Celebrates Chivalrous past, Advance of Bucks County, Sept 22, 2005

Renaissance Faire features jousting, Renaissance Kid, Bucks County Courier Times, C1, Sept. 12, 2005

Sixth Annual Renaissance Faire will feature the Trebuchet, Newtown Gazette, September 9, 2005 (also published in the sister papers)

The Sixth Annual Village Renaissance Faire, the Ultimate Family Friendly Event of Education, Entertainment and Involvement, Newtown Gazette, September 9, 2005 (also in sister papers)

Traveling back to Medieval Times, Bucks County Courier Times, Community Section, September 22, 2005

   
2004

“Actors Take Stab at Auditions,” Bucks County Courier Times, June 7, 2004 (C1)(photograph and article)

“Annual Renaissance faire auditions called a Success,” Focus on Newtown, August 26, 2004, p. 10 (photographs and article)

“Be a Part of History,” Newtown Gazette, August 6, 2004, p. 7

“Byers Choice Sponsors Renaissance Faire,” Bucks County Herald, August 19, 2004, p. 35

“Dance Theatre of Pennsylvania to perform at the Renaissance faire in Wrightstown,” Bucks County Herald, September 9, 2004, p. 33

“Enthusiastic Actors turn out for medieval fair auditions,” Bucks County Herald, August 26, 2004, p. 33 (Photograph and article)

“Faire Weather Friends,” Bucks County Courier Times, September 19, 2004, C1, photograph and article (the faire continued the year of the floods)

“Fanfare about the Renaissance Faire,” Newtown Gazette, September 10, 2004, p. 7 (also in sister newspapers)

“Fifth Annual Faire attendance expected to top last years 8000,” Focus on Newtown, September 16, 2004, p.10 (photograph and article)

“Library Support,” Bucks County Herald, September 2, 2004, p. 2 (identical article in the Bucks County Courier Times)

“The Village Library of Wrightstown and Renaissance Faire,” Newtown Gazette, January 30, 2004, p. 24

“Ye Olde Good Times the Village Renaissance Faire is back for another family-friendly event in Wrightstown,” Time Off- Bucks County, September 17, 2004, Cover Story, photographs, p. 5

Faire Warning to have a Good Time, Intelligencer, September 17, 2004, B3; Faire Warning to have a Good Time, Bucks County Courier Times, September 17, 2004, C1

For Renaissance Men (and Women)—Auditions are being held for the Renaissance Faire Actors on Saturday August 14th, the Trend, August 11, 2004, p. 18 (Article and photograph)

Hear Ye, hear Ye, TimeOFF Bucks County, Cultural Survival Guide, Sept 17-24, 2004

Renaissance Faire, September Calendar, Parents Express, Cover, Sept. 2004

Trends, Tips & Timely Topics Contest Alert—Design Your Own Coat of Arms, Curious Parents, August, 2004, p.11

Weekend ideas —A sworded affair, September 18, 2004

   
2003

“Fair Days, Fair Ways,” Advance of Bucks County, September 25, 2003, (Front Page photograph and Article with numerous additional photographs)

“Housewrecker,” Bucks County Courier Times, Sunday September 21, 2003, 12C (back page photograph and brief article)

“Involvement Gives Town Magic,” Philadelphia Inquirer, September 14, 2003, L1 (Article and photograph)

“Jesters and Jugglers Descend on Wrightstown Weekend Warriors,” Bucks County Courier Times, September 18, 2003, C1 (Photograph and Article)

“Jesters and Jugglers Head to Wrightstown This weekend is the Renaissance Faire,” Doylestown Intelligencer, September 18, 2003, B7 (Article and If You go Information)

“Life in the Past Lane,” Newtown Gazette, September 5, 2003, Page 8

“Renaissance Faire’s Flaire for History,” Philadelphia Inquirer, September 14, 2003 (Photograph and article); Page Life Section, C1, Photograph and article

“Ringoes man Supports Non-profits,” Hunterdon County Democrat, September 14, 2003, Front

“Tuning Up for the Renaissance,” Newtown Gazette, Front Page Photograph; 2003

“Unique Acting Troupe embracing the Past,” Bucks County Courier Times, August 10, 2003, 6C (Article, Photograph, and If you go information)

   
2002

“A Local Renaissance Faire,” The Trend Midweek, September 11, 2002

“Getting into the Act--Roguish Behavior Public Defender Ken Hone becomes a Renaissance Man,” Bucks County Courier Times, September 19, 2002

“Jest-fer Fun in Wrightstown” Happenings Bucks, Mercer & Beyond, Intercounty Newspapers, September 19, 2002, (Cover Photograph and centerfold photographs and article)

“Joust a Day in Wrightstown,” Happenings Bucks, Mercer & Beyond, Intercounty Newspapers, September 19, 2002, (Cover Photograph and centerfold photographs and article)

“Renaissance Faire in Wrightstown Damsels in Distress,” Bucks County Courier Times, Enjoy Section, September 20, 2002, Page 17 (photograph and article)

“Renaissance in Wrightstown,” Newtown Gazette, October 11, 2002, Cover Photograph

“Renaissance in Wrightstown” and “Living the Dream,” Time Off, September 13, 2002, Page 5

“Thumbs Up”, Editorial, Bucks County Courier Times, September 23, 2002

Making Merry--Renaissance comes alive again--Middletown Grange Fairgrounds yesterday, Bucks County Courier Times, September 23, 2003

   
2001

A Real Renaissance Faire sponsored by Commerce Bank, Community Newsletter, June, 2001

Village Library of Wrightstown Holds 2nd Annual Renaissance Faire, Newtown Gazette, September 7, 2001

Wrightstown Returns to Faire days of the Renaissance, Advance of Bucks County, October, 2001

   
2000

One Saturday in the Middle Ages, Bucks County Courier Times, November 20, 2000, 8C

 

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