King Edward III (1327-1377) and his son Edward of Woodstock, more popularly known as The Black Prince, held many Chivalric foot tournaments of the Nobility and Knights, which the MCS recreates, complete with all its pomp and pageantry. It was a time when England lay claim to the throne of France, with victories at Crecy, [...]
Since its conception, LEG II AVG’s military section has grown to include in its displays; soldiers, artillery, engineers, bowmen, medical staff, musical instruments, cartograph and much more for events and filming. The civilian section includes a working popina (snack bar), a mosaicist, masseur, lawyer, gladiators, games and much more.
See Arbeia Society. Third century auxiliary soldiers and civilians
Founded in 1971, The Vikings are the oldest and largest Dark Age re-enactment society in the UK, and probably the world. With over 700 members throughout Britain, and others in Europe and the US, The Vikings are the premier society presenting re-enactments of the Viking Age. While the Society concentrates mainly on the 10th Century, [...]
An Iron Age and early Roman re-enactment society that interprets history through the medium of experimental archaeology, reconstruction and living history. A ‘Vicus’ is a settlement that grows outside of Roman military bases to cater to the needs of the soldiers (and their money), Likely to have originally been of a temporary nature, these settlements [...]
Guarderobe can provide living history interpreters for events, archaeological sites, museums, schools, local society talks etc. Periods covered include military and/or everyday life in the following: Roman, Gladiator, Anglo Saxon, Viking, Norman, Medieval, Tudor, Gunpowder Plot, Victorian, WW1 & WWII. We can also offer themed support as well as hands on children’s activities suitable for [...]
A Historical and sociable Re-enactment society (872-950AD) which rarely chooses to do displays but has great fun within its historical field. We are open to all persons over the age of 18 years who enjoys early medieval craft, role-play, fighting and banquets. Like most reasonable living history groups we have made useful contributions to the [...]