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The Arundel International Tournament 2017...One of the years big events.... "not to be missed"...

Knights Marshall

Team France

Team Poland

Team England

Team Norway

"Spectacular Spring gardens"

 Spring 2017 at some of my favourite south east properties...

Lots of events and activities this May & June in the Chatham area with this below as the grand finale.....

Medway in Flames

Events list on this link....

Battle of Medway

Video copyright Medway Council

 

The Sussex Archaeological Society

The Society look after and maintain eight varied properties and historic sites across  Sussex...Four of our favourites are shown below....ideal for all age groups , they have a full calendar of events throughout the year so there is always something to keep everyone entertained....... For more info  follow...   Link to website

Michelham Priory

Lewes Castle

Anne of Cleves house

The Priest House

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The Battle of Hastings 950th
Preview

This has to be one of the most anticipated events of 2016...The 950th anniversary of probably the most famous battle in English history....

 

Every year the excellent events team at English Heritage stage a reconstruction of the battle on the "Battle Abbey" site with hundreds of re-enactors on each side,this year being a major anniversary it is shaping up to be something extra special.  See more....

The Battle of Bosworth
Review

The eagerly awaited Battle of Bosworth anniversary weekend finally arrived....

 

Two days of re-enacting two famous battles from the "War of the Roses" the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century. See more....

Love this video of the Tournament de Saint Michel 2016

Video copyright Tournament de Saint Michel

we      Bodiam Castle....a must visit...

Classic Car show Michelham Priory
Review

The beautiful Michelham Priory hosted its annual classic car show on the 16th & 17th of July 2016.. See more...

Holdenby 1647
Review

The Sealed Knot took up residence over the weekend of the  2nd & 3rd July 2016 at the beautiful Elizabethan mansion of Holdenby located in the Northamptonshire countryside.....

Holdenby the perfect location for such an event with its relevant ties to the history of that period .read more....

The Grand Medieval Joust Eltham Palace
Review

The leafy oasis of Eltham Palace on the outskirts of London hosted a two day Grand Medieval jousting tournament over the weekend of 18th & 19th of June....The team at English Heritage put on another great event with a wide range of activities and displays to keep both young and old amused... See more....

"Southern at War" at The Bluebell Railway
Review

Over the weekend of the 14th & 15th of May the Bluebell Railway once again turned back the clock's to the war years of the 1940's with the local home guard patrolling the platforms and the sound of a spitfire flying over head.. see more...

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The Arundel International Tournament 2016
Review

Always One of the highlights of my year ...and once again it proved to be everything you could want from a tournament ..

 

The combination of Beautiful Castle set in picturesque grounds and eight of the worlds top jousters on a variety of stunning horses competing over multiple disciplines for six days is sure to grab your attention.....

 

Along with the daily foot tournament on the upper lawns, birds of prey,the armourer and the many other attractions scattered around the grounds including the Castle itself there is more than enough to keep everyone entertained..... read more......

The Loxwood Joust 2016
Review

Blue skies welcomed everyone to the first day of the 2016 Loxwood Joust....Now in year five and in the last two years it has spread over two consecutive weekends , the Loxwood joust is proving very popular with all the medieval fans..A great event for all the family with everyone catered for with its wide variety of attractions...read more....

The Grand Medieval Joust Leeds Castle
Review

Leeds Castle.....The perfect combination of stunning castle and picturesque grounds was the setting for "The Grand Medieval Joust".....three days of competition,battles and displays of medieval weapons and armour all showing  how life was back in the day... read more....

"Hartleys Companie" at The weald & Downland Open Air Museum
Review

The Hartleys Companie spent the weekend of 21st & 22nd of May at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum setting up a 15th Century encampment with music,food,weapon displays and a knights tournament ...read more...

The Siege of Hedingham Castle
Review

The Medieval Siege Society lay siege to Hedingham Castle over the glorious May bank holiday weekend with "men at arm's" and "Cecil" the Trebuchet .. see more...

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