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by jelayemprins
Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: EAST ANGLIAN LIVING HISTORY FAYRE
Replies: 0
Views: 794

EAST ANGLIAN LIVING HISTORY FAYRE

Hello traders! Just a heads up to announce the launch of a new multi era show to be held at The Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket, Suffolk on the weekend of 13 & 14 August 2016 FACEBOOK LINK https://www.facebook.com/events/869900689797077/ 13412042_10154205172586904_2527256505505314633_o...
by jelayemprins
Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: Event Announcements
Topic: NEW TRADING EVENT 9-10 JULY
Replies: 0
Views: 621

NEW TRADING EVENT 9-10 JULY

Kelham-Hall-ariel-view.jpg Hello We are working with a lovely venue at Kelham Hall near Newark on the weekend on 9-10 July This is likely to be a well attended public event so traders with public- focussed stock would do well. The client has booked a very popular Jousting troupe and Falconry as wel...
by jelayemprins
Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Event Announcements
Topic: NEW EVENT - EAST ANGLIAN LIVING HISTORY FAYRE
Replies: 2
Views: 1197

NEW EVENT - EAST ANGLIAN LIVING HISTORY FAYRE

Hello Just a heads up to announce the launch of a new multi era show to be held at The Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket, Suffolk on the weekend of 13 & 14 August 2016 FACEBOOK LINK https://www.facebook.com/events/869900689797077/ 2000 years of reenactment and Living HIstory already book...
by jelayemprins
Fri Aug 28, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: STAMFORD GEORGIAN FESTIVAL
Replies: 0
Views: 813

STAMFORD GEORGIAN FESTIVAL

11698548_10153416319596904_8694087567022715168_n.jpg http://www.stamfordgeorgianfestival.co.uk/ 25-27 September 2015 Stamford, Lincs. Easy access off A1. Trading pitches still available at this well supported event- last time 25000 visitors. Canvas tents only please. Beautiful level grass site with...
by jelayemprins
Fri Mar 13, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trading Events 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1126

Re: Trading Events 2015

Hello Richard Bell / Chain Reaction

Please email me with pictures of your trading setup, what you sell etc so I can see.

Kind regards
Ian

infoATblackknighthistoricalDOTcoDOTuk
by jelayemprins
Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trading Events 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1126

Trading Events 2015

Hello We are delighted to be able to offer a number of trading opportunities this coming season. Kings Lynn Hanse Festival 16-17 May http://www.hanse.org/en/ Trading inside the only surviving Hanse building in England, and celebrating ten years of membership of the new Hanse league Contact us for IN...
by jelayemprins
Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Market Bosworth event 22 March
Replies: 0
Views: 822

Market Bosworth event 22 March

The 22nd of March is the re-internment of Richard III. Part of this will be a cortege that will depart from the university and make its way around the various villages in the area. After pausing at the Battlefield centre for around an hour where a service takes place it will move in cortege to Mark...
by jelayemprins
Fri Jan 23, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: STAMFORD GEORGIAN FESTIVAL 25-27 SEPTEMBER
Replies: 0
Views: 664

STAMFORD GEORGIAN FESTIVAL 25-27 SEPTEMBER

Hello For all lovers and advocates of the tricorn hat, I am delighted to announce the STAMFORD GEORGIAN FESTIVAL. Beautifully sited on the Great North Road betwixt two arms of the River Welland, estimates based on last year suggest a 30,000 footfall Costume 1700-1815 Canvas traders market plus LH ac...
by jelayemprins
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: HANSE FESTIVAL IN KINGS LYNN
Replies: 1
Views: 758

HANSE FESTIVAL IN KINGS LYNN

Delighted to announce great new trading event in Kings Lynn. 17 & 18 May this year. Potentially a new annual event... Trading inside the Hanse House - the only trading warehouse of its age & provenance in England, built 1474. http://www.hansehouse.co.uk/ Delightful part of the old town, oppo...
by jelayemprins
Wed Jan 22, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trading event opportunities 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 597

Trading event opportunities 2014

Hello We have a number of shows & markets with trading opportunities in 2014. Including - Late May Bank Holiday [ 3 day event, multiperiod at National Trust property in Norfolk, with great footfall year on year.] August Bank Holiday [ again all 3 days, the 10th Pensthorpe Mediæval Spectacular, N...
by jelayemprins
Fri May 10, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: NEW Victorian Xmas Market
Replies: 1
Views: 850

NEW Victorian Xmas Market

Delighted to announce that we will be holding a Victorian themed Christmas Market at the wonderful Stoke Rochford Hall & Hotel between Grantham & Stamford on the A1. http://www.stokerochfordhall.co/ Luxury INDOOR trading with room for up to 40 pitches, Ice rink, Accommodation on site if requ...
by jelayemprins
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: ROCHESTER MEDIEVAL MERRIMENT
Replies: 0
Views: 771

ROCHESTER MEDIEVAL MERRIMENT

Dear all. After a year off, we have been asked back to Rochester Castle on the 7/ 8 September for another medieval festival. We have a 1215 theme, lots of good re-enactment groups signed up plus entertainers. Plenty of trading space. For those who've been there before with us, its a fabulous setting...
by jelayemprins
Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Christmas Trading Oportunities 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 555

Christmas Trading Oportunities 2012

Hello Christmas Markets 3 Christmas trading events coming up. Two at Holkham Hall [Bygones Museum ] on the first 2 weekends of December. Victorian theme - would also suit Steampunk and more generic traders. Quality Victorian interpretation and seasonal entertainers at one of the Treasure Houses of ...
by jelayemprins
Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 1356 AD. Somewhere in France
Replies: 1
Views: 1055

1356 AD. Somewhere in France

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A recent project. City of Norwich Militia 1355 on the 'road'.
by jelayemprins
Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: DRAGON HALL- NORWICH- MEDIEVAL MARKET- DECEMBER 16-17
Replies: 6
Views: 1467

Re: DRAGON HALL- NORWICH- MEDIEVAL MARKET- DECEMBER 16-17

Hello Nick
I haven't been involved with the Dragon Hall event for some years now. Sorry.
by jelayemprins
Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Historic Christmas Fayre [Victorian theme] 26-27 November
Replies: 0
Views: 483

Historic Christmas Fayre [Victorian theme] 26-27 November

Hello Just to mention that there are still a couple of spaces available at this trading event with themed entertainment at Holkham Hall in North Norfolk on w/e of 26-27 November. Holkham is rightfully described as one of England's finest stately homes. The trading for the event will be inside the By...
by jelayemprins
Sat Apr 30, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Victorian event - outside bar wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Victorian event - outside bar wanted

Hello On the 6 & 7th August we are staging another 19th Century extravaganza at Hoveton Hall Gardens in Norfolk. It sadly clashes with The Midlands Fayre which rules the lovely Trollsbottom out of the running of this years bar. Laurie - you'll be sorely missed. Anyone out there interested? Shoul...
by jelayemprins
Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th century burgundian coins
Replies: 11
Views: 1861

Re: 15th century burgundian coins

The Co. St. G. pay their members in real silver [repro] Burgundian coins for each event they attend.
usually a groat and/or a double Stuiver.
i have a pouch full now....

Pm me for details
IJ
by jelayemprins
Thu Nov 04, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: A long time ago, in....
Replies: 33
Views: 5357

Re: A long time ago, in....

well thats taken me back. Seems like somethings never change So whos in the pic, and where are they now...? left to right: Front row: me, Pat [drummer], Marc second row: Graham, Dicky, Adrian ? third row: Robin, Richard 4th : Gary? Mark H? 5th Simon? Rupert? Kane? Ah the perils of growing old..Im su...
by jelayemprins
Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Tudor or ECW groups/regiments in Norfolk
Replies: 4
Views: 1516

Re: Tudor or ECW groups/regiments in Norfolk

Hello Patrick
I am putting together a Tudor project for next year atm.
if interested please PM me for more details.

Thanks
ian
by jelayemprins
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Historic Cooking Fires
Replies: 71
Views: 11685

Fireboxes!

And not a piece of modern steel or a tig weld in sight! come on guys, we're suposed to be recreating history, not living in a dreamworld. If you're gonna do period cookery then howabout doing it on the floor as ALL THESE REFERENCES SHOW? There are many ways to get over the EH / NT regs about fires o...
by jelayemprins
Tue May 12, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th century ordinances
Replies: 15
Views: 1484

Burgundian Ordinances

Abbeville, Bohain en Vermandois and St Maximin de Treves

All 3 are outlined in the Osprey Men at Arms book Armies of Medieval Burgundy 1364 -1477 by Nick Michael & Gerry Embleton

isbn 0-85045-518-9

Is that enough detail or do you require the whole text?
by jelayemprins
Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: General History
Topic: medieval fishing
Replies: 27
Views: 3516

fishin'

I have coracle and Bodger. {anything thats not human and breathes/has a pulse is shuddering at the mention of his name and seeking a dark place to hide }

And we fish, authentic like, at Pensthorpe on the August bank Holiday w/e [with permission of course].

here we go:
by jelayemprins
Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:39 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: What do you eat off
Replies: 24
Views: 2821

DINNER TIME!

Jim said "We appreciate that a sit-down meal would not generally occur in the context of a military camp" Totally disagree. We don't have much imagery of medieval camp/soldier eating esp. from these islands, BUT if ye have a look in the Schilling chronicles from the 1470's, then there are ...
by jelayemprins
Mon Mar 30, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Are these shoes ok?
Replies: 59
Views: 6234

fighting women in the Middle Ages

by jelayemprins
Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:32 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Are these shoes ok?
Replies: 59
Views: 6234

Dressing as a man...

The most famous was of course St Joan d'Arc...

"The last straw in the trial was when the prosecution showed she was defying God's law by dressing in men's clothing. She was found guilty and burned alive in Rouen.."

nuff said.
by jelayemprins
Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:54 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Are these shoes ok?
Replies: 59
Views: 6234

shoes

A good post Breezy If you consider that £150 is expensive, then compare it to the cost of a good replica armour from the worlds finest armourers. You would realistically pay £20,000 for a harness from Per Jensen, amongst others [I haven't used an English armourer as a comparison, but there are a few...
by jelayemprins
Fri Mar 27, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Are these shoes ok?
Replies: 59
Views: 6234

boots

They're a start if you're on a budget. But they are wrong, period, if you want to be authentic then you need to look at an authentic turn shoe/boot of the type made by Plantagenet Shoes. Then read 'how a man schall be armyde at hys ease' and realise that authenticity is still unreachable. :) As for ...
by jelayemprins
Fri Mar 27, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Simple Shelters?
Replies: 88
Views: 13044

shelters etc

I disagree, but will leave it there, based on the simple premise that we 21st century desk-jockey, centrally heated types are a lot softer than our ancestors.


8)
by jelayemprins
Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Simple Shelters?
Replies: 88
Views: 13044

oops

I forgot I posted this.... Here goes. This is taken from a 16th century source. "And yet see the change- for when our houses were builded of willow, then we had oaken men; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not onlie become willow, but a great manie through Persian ...

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