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  • The Slag om Grolle (Battle of Grol) is a 3-day event: Friday-Sunday 25, 26 & 27 October 2024. Visitors need to pay for admission between 9:00-16:00; the rest of the time admission free of charge. The event starts at 10:00am each morning.
  • Ticket sales start online on 1 July 2024. Pre-sale tickets are always cheaper than when purchased at the event. During the weekend, there are appointed cash registers along the roads to town where you can buy tickets.
  • Tickets at the event can only be paid for by debit-card.
  • It is possible to leave the event for a while, but do make sure to get a stamp at one of the registers, so that you can get back in.
  • There will be a wide array of entertainment throughout the city center, oftentimes you (and your children) can even participate! In such cases, always follow the instructions given by the supervisors/craftsmen/entertainers.
  • All around the city, you will find encampments that are freely accessible. Enjoy the atmosphere, but also show respect for the re-enactors and their belongings. Do not enter any tents without permission.
  • The actual reenactment of the Slag (Battle) will take place at the battle field, just outside of the city center (within walking distance). You can visit the battle field all day. Take into the consideration the (very) loud cannon blasts and make sure to bring ear protection (certainly for children). Earplugs can be bought at the the battle field and also in the website when you purchase your tickets.
  • Lost items and children can be reported to the central post. The exact location will be announced at a later date.


  1. Follow instructions given by personeel and security.
  2. IDs may be checked upon entry.
  3. It is strictly prohibited to bring or use weapons, drugs or laughing gas during the event.
  4. Sexual harassment, racism, aggressive, or other offensive behavior will not be tolerated. Any violations will be directly reported to the police.
  5. No glassware is allowed.
  6. For you own safety, there are security cameras monitoring the entire event.
  7. If you have recieven a ban from the catering establishments in the past, you will not be admitted to the event.
  8. Anyone found urinating in public places will be fined.
  9. Help caregivers; make sure bikes are in the properly parked in designated areas.
  10. Public drunkenness will not be tolerated; offenders will be escorted from the event.
  11. Case of theft will be reported to the policed.
  12. Sexual harassment will not be tolerated, offenders will be escorted from the event.
  13. In case of evacuation, follow instructions given by personnel in yellow vests labeled ‘Sfeerbeheer’.
  14. All who attend the event, give their permission to be included in videos, pictures, and other recordings that they may appear in. The organization may use these for PR purposes.
  15. Attendance of this event is at your own risk. The organization cannot be held responsie for any damages or injuries that visitors may experience while at any of the event locations.
  16. The organization is not responsible for theft, vandalism and/or loss items.
  17. You must remain behind the fencing at the battle field.
  18. No alcohol will be served to people under 18 years of age.
  19. Flying drones above the event area is strictly forbidden.
  20. Any incidents that are not covered by these rules, can be dealt with by the organization as deemed necessary. The organization’s decisions in such situations are binding.

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