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by Ian Deveney
Mon May 19, 2008 11:18 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Big Bang for the Highlands
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Big Bang for the Highlands

Look forward to hearing more about that one :D
I don't think burning the town down is in the budget, this year anyway :lol:
by Ian Deveney
Mon May 19, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Big Bang for the Highlands
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Big Bang for the Highlands

Yes to the 1st of Foot Alan, and thanks for the input Mark,
Do you think we could get lace wars up for this?
by Ian Deveney
Mon May 19, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Big Bang for the Highlands
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Big Bang for the Highlands

At the moment 18th
by Ian Deveney
Mon May 19, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Big Bang for the Highlands
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Big Bang for the Highlands

Hi Troops i have been asked to put on a re-enactment on at Inverary castle in May 16th-17th 2009. Any one know of any relevant battles that took place there. I cant find any my self so thought about making something up like a Jacobite attempt to capture it from the Campbell's :D . Anyway i am lookin...
by Ian Deveney
Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 30th November
Replies: 1
Views: 1599

30th November

Are there any shows on the 30th of November?
by Ian Deveney
Thu Feb 28, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Run, Ian, Run.
Replies: 11
Views: 3259

Run ian run

Hi Skev,
Thanks for the comments glad it's still making people smile.
Sorry for the delay in replying i have been working away for the last couple of weeks.
Take care might bump into you at the NLHF. :D
by Ian Deveney
Mon Feb 18, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Run, Ian, Run.
Replies: 11
Views: 3259

Run ian run

I do do 18th century that was the stuff i was to wear at my wedding it was to fit in with another idea that i had, it was in no way meant as an authentic piece. just a bit of fun :lol:
by Ian Deveney
Sun Feb 17, 2008 3:13 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Run, Ian, Run.
Replies: 11
Views: 3259

Run ian run

Thanks Mark,
Glad people are still enjoying the epic last of the highlanders, it was fun to do.
:lol:
by Ian Deveney
Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:08 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Bonnie Prince Charlie
Replies: 6
Views: 2118

bonnie prince charlie

The Gaelic for Bonnie is laghach,
so Bonnie probably comes from the Scots, remember there was more than Gaelic and English being spoken at the time, the was also Doric and old Scots. :D
by Ian Deveney
Mon Jan 28, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: great war reenactment Scotland
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

Great War

PM sent
by Ian Deveney
Fri Jan 25, 2008 2:06 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: great war reenactment Scotland
Replies: 3
Views: 1521

Great War

Hi Ian,
Bob Holsman is the man to ask about that, I know he has done a few shows for historic Scotland on the Great War theme. I will be at Edinburgh castle next Friday, I can see if I can get contact details for you if you like?.
by Ian Deveney
Sun Dec 30, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: New Culloden Visitor Centre
Replies: 62
Views: 11093

New culloden Visitors centre

Just got my vouchers through on Saturday. :D
by Ian Deveney
Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: New Culloden Visitor Centre
Replies: 62
Views: 11093

New culloden Visitors centre

Hi Neil, I think the centre will have the official opening before the 16th of April as soon as I know what is happening I will let you all know through the forum, as for getting an invitation to the opening I don’t have one ether :( , I don’t know who tods been sleeping with :lol: ? It’s paid off fo...
by Ian Deveney
Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: New Culloden Visitor Centre
Replies: 62
Views: 11093

New culloden Visitors centre

Hi Neil, The word is the centre will have an official opening on the 16th of April which you are correct is the Battle date, it is mid week, the weekend will have the commemoration ceremony. The stones will be laid last there is still snagging work being done now, the stones should be laid by April....
by Ian Deveney
Thu Dec 20, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: New Culloden Visitor Centre
Replies: 62
Views: 11093

New culloden Visitors centre

HI Everyone, Yes the New Visitors opened today at 12pm, I went along to have a look, it’s very well done, the hole exhibit has been laid out to follow in the footsteps of a character of the time, lots of artefacts more of a range than before, they have the audiovisual (must say excellent) not quite ...
by Ian Deveney
Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:58 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: New Culloden Visitor Centre
Replies: 62
Views: 11093

New Culloden Visitor Centre

I will keep you all up to speed on the developments, they have been moving the goal post for sometime now, It has to be open before the new year or they will have problems with the funding, they will have an official opening early 2008. i have been in talks with the manager there and given her some ...
by Ian Deveney
Mon Oct 22, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: New Culloden Visitor Centre
Replies: 62
Views: 11093

New Culloden Visitor Centre

The Trust are not giving a specific date at the moment, i don't know whats going on i will be taking a tour around on the 31st if i find out any more i will let you know.

Tod Got my copy on the 4 mins DVD excellent don't think it will be too long before it ends up on You tube.
Catch you later.
by Ian Deveney
Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: NAPOLEONIC BROWN BESS INDIA PATTERN SOCKET BAYONET.1803
Replies: 3
Views: 1724

Bayonet

Hi Mark, I bought a load of bayonets in April, they where priced at £38 many of them being original. what would add value to your bayonet would be to find the provenance for it, who made it, which regiment used it or even which soldier owned it. that would make it a valuable piece of history that an...
by Ian Deveney
Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:07 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 9
Views: 1718

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

Hi Alan yes we have 7 redcoats and 7 argyle militia looking to extend on the uniforms and have some french troops, we have the flag and someone wanting to set up that side of things. At the moment we are regrouping and trying to put the resources together to make up a good living history camp we hav...
by Ian Deveney
Mon Oct 01, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 7
Views: 2506

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

I will need it for the winter.
Tod how did the gunpowder mills go? i have been looking out for some pics to turn up on the forum.
by Ian Deveney
Mon Oct 01, 2007 10:03 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 9
Views: 1718

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

It's amazing what you can do with a camera, some say the camera doesn't lie :D , it just takes 1 bright spell to make everything look good. Alan the redcoats were volunteers along with the Battle scar lads and some of the groups put a couple of their lads into them, i hired in extra redcoats and mus...
by Ian Deveney
Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 7
Views: 2506

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

The pics do look good don't they? Gary from rhyme maker does do a great job. A good number of the costumes were hired in for the show, i am looking at putting more together for my self. once that's done world domination will be next on the list :lol: Any way glad all went well for you. just getting ...
by Ian Deveney
Sun Sep 30, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 7
Views: 2506

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

Hi Mark, How did the wedding go? hope it all went well for you and you both had a wonderful time. The pics of the event are under the Latest Projects link. Have a look, it was a kind of culloden story, we had quite a bunch of reenactors 65 in total. many of them not doing this period at all every on...
by Ian Deveney
Sun Sep 30, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 9
Views: 1718

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

Hi Guthrie, we had about 65 reenactors from Bowulf Scotland, Swords of Dalriada, Historic saultire, Frasers Dragoons, Glen Buckets, the guard archaeology team, Northern historic as well as the Battle Scar lads. The weather was a bit of a hit or miss very showery if the weather had been better we wou...
by Ian Deveney
Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 7
Views: 2506

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

Hi Everyone as promised keeping you up to date on how the show went have a look for you self.



Gallery now online of the complete set of photographs from the weekend. Click the banner below or go to www.rhymemaker.co.uk and look for the Latest Projects link.


Enjoy
by Ian Deveney
Mon Sep 17, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept
Replies: 9
Views: 1718

Fort William re-enactment 15th Sept

Evening all.

Gallery now online of the complete set of photographs from the weekend. Click the banner below or go to www.rhymemaker.co.uk and look for the Latest Projects link.


Enjoy
by Ian Deveney
Sat Aug 18, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Where was the Duke of Cumberland buried
Replies: 13
Views: 2020

Where was the Duke of Cumberland buried

Sorry you cant make it Mark, i hope your day goes well and congratulations to you and your good lady. i was married last year on the 15th of September, so this show has 2 big days all wrapped up in 1.
Take care and hope to catch up with you soon.
Ian :D
by Ian Deveney
Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Where was the Duke of Cumberland buried
Replies: 13
Views: 2020

Duke of cumberland

The Duke passed away, on Upper Grosvenor Street in London, on October 31, 1765 and is buried beneath the floor of the nave of the Henry VII Lady Chapel in Westminster Abbey.

Found on the net wikipedia.org

Tod do you have anyone interested on coming to Fort William on the 15th of September?
by Ian Deveney
Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century
Replies: 6
Views: 2138

18th century

Thanks Mark,
Didn't even think of that, head is a bit minced at the moment.
Take care.
Ian
by Ian Deveney
Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century
Replies: 6
Views: 2138

18th century

Thanks Nigel,
Has anyone got contact details?
Ian

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