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!
Wuffa will be returning once more to Scira's village of Sheringham & will have a full Viking and Saxon camp with all sorts of different displays on.
Drawing on literature and art, theology, and a wealth of firsthand evidence, Basilisks and Beowulf reveals a people huddled at the edge of the known map, using the fantastic and the grotesque as a way of understanding the world around them and their place within it.
Saxon and Viking Festival at Stonham Barns! East Anglia's newest re-inactment history event. Come and immerse yourself in sights & sounds of history! Events are hosted at Stonham Barns in both June and October!
Drawing on a vast range of original evidence - chronicles, letters, archaeology and artefacts - renowned historian Marc Morris illuminates a period of history that is only dimly understood, separates the truth from the legend, and tells the extraordinary story of how the foundations of England were laid.
This book presents for the first time an up-to-date and easy-to-read translation of a medical reference work that was used in Western Europe from the fifth century well into the Renaissance. Listing 185 medicinal plants, the uses for each, and remedies that were compounded using them, the translation will fascinate medievalist, medical historians and the layman alike.