The following re-enactors will be appearing at the festival:
We are a Viking and Saxon re-enactment group focusing on the time of King Alfred
Ulfhrafnar try to recreate life of a 9th century Viking household. In our camp you will find crafts workers, food preparation and warriors doing show-and-tell with weapons and armour where children and adults alike can get to pose with helmet, shield and a weapon, and ask questions to the warriors. We will also give a combat display where we show how the various weapons would have been used
‘Chanz des Reis’ (Norman French meaning ‘Song of the Kings’) is a British historical re-enactment society recreating civilian, military and ecclesiastical life during the Norman, Angevin to Plantagenet period (mid 11th to mid 13th centuries). Our period of interest is 1066 to 1266, covering the reigns of William the Conqueror to Henry III, with a particular interest in the Anglo-Norman to Angevin period of 1135 to 1216.
Les Poilus d’Angleterre
An affiliated grouping of UK based French Army reenactors; commemorating the diversity of units and sacrifice of 1.4 million French combattants during the Great War. A living history display will be presented bringing to life the objects and actions of daily life of the Poilu.
Operation Husky, Sicily 1943 display
The main aims of our living history group is to keep this history alive and not let it be forgotten especially what these brave men accomplished during the Second World War. Using period uniforms and genuine WW2 equipment and arms we show to the public an accurate portrayal and bring to new generations what life was like as a British Airborne soldier during WW2.