This book brings Aethelflaed’s world to life, from her childhood in time of war to her remarkable work as ruler of Mercia. The final chapter traces her legend, from medieval paintings to novels and contemporary art, illustrating the impact of a legacy that continues to be felt to this day.
On Saturday 20th of May, Acle Re-Enactment Society are setting up camp at Sedgefield Medieval Fayre!
Mammoth bones, human skulls, a glorious helmet buried in an ancient ship... Imagine what stories these ancient treasures might tell us if they had a voice! Join us in Butser's Great Roundhouse for an afternoon of incredible, imaginative storytelling, bringing to life some of the most extraordinary archaeological finds from the distant past.
Midgard Viking Festival will be coming back to Arlington in 2023 - September 9th and 10th 2023 at River Meadows Park.
Come join us for our 8th year!
Drawing on a wide variety of source material, including poetry, histories, and religious literature, this book investigates how the Anglo-Saxons felt about the annual passing of the seasons and the profound relationship they saw between human life and the rhythms of nature.
Taking place on the very spot where King Harold and Duke William fought in 1066, don’t miss over 500 reenactors recreating the drama and intensity of this legendary conflict!
A diverse festival atmosphere with historic encampments from throughout history!
In this webinar, we will look at records of the battle, the arguments for its location, and the historical background that makes it such a significant event in early medieval insular history.
On Saturday 21st May, Acle Re-Enactment Society are setting up camp at Sedgefield Medieval Fayre!
On Saturday 17th September, Acle Re-Enactment Society are setting up camp at the Hurworth Country Fair!