Jousting has become a bank holiday tradition at Royal Armouries in Leeds.
Knights in full armour served up Easter entertainment yesterday (April 8), raising their lances and facing off against each other in front of a crowd in true medieval fashion.
They will do so once again today (April 9) before the best individual jouster is awarded the Sword of Honour on the final day of action tomorrow (April 10). Yorkshire Evening Post photographer Steve Riding was part of the captivated audience yesterday to capture shots that form this gallery.
1. International stars
The Polish team of Jarostaw Struczynski and Przemystaw Jabtonski has been competing against Stacy Van Dolah-Evans and Kyle Van Dolah-Evans of the USA and Andrew Deane and Simon John from the UK. Photo: Steve Riding
2. Choose your jouster
Spectators can choose their favourite team to support at each showing. The shows will be taking place at 11am and 2pm today and tomorrow. Photo: Steve Riding
3. Sword of Honour
On the final day of the tournament, the best individual jouster will be awarded the Sword of Honour. Photo: Steve Riding
4. Affordable fun
In response to the cost of living crisis, ticket prices have been lowered. Photo: Steve Riding
Tickets for a family of four cost £20, meanwhile regular prices are set at £5-£10 per person. Photo: Steve Riding
6. Plenty to enjoy
Tickets include entry to the museum and a packed programme of medieval-themed combat displays, dramatic performances, crafts and have-a-go activities. Photo: Steve Riding