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by Celebrinthil
Sat Jun 14, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Ladies undergarments 1914
Replies: 3
Views: 2320

Re: Ladies undergarments 1914

Also Karen at Foundations of Empire (see Facebook) does GW period bespoke corsetry
by Celebrinthil
Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Help Sourcing a Replica Webley MkVI
Replies: 5
Views: 2796

Re: Help Sourcing a Replica Webley MkVI

Splendid! Thank you
by Celebrinthil
Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Help Sourcing a Replica Webley MkVI
Replies: 5
Views: 2796

Re: Help Sourcing a Replica Webley MkVI

Would also be interested in any source for replicas - wooden or otherwise!

Cheers

Mike
by Celebrinthil
Thu Sep 15, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: 16th Light Dragoons at Loseley
Replies: 20
Views: 6113

Re: 16th Light Dragoons at Loseley

Very nice Andy - top one is a real cracker!

M
by Celebrinthil
Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Broadlands
Replies: 2
Views: 1753

Re: Skinner's Horse at Broadlands

*blushes* well, thank you!

Yes, we had a great time too.
by Celebrinthil
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Broadlands
Replies: 2
Views: 1753

Skinner's Horse at Broadlands

We did some filming with the BBC on Friday at Broadlands - here's a nice shot of us pegging (courtesy of Barry James Wilson).

Mike
by Celebrinthil
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:32 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Oxford Blues
Replies: 6
Views: 1740

Re: Oxford Blues

Splendid!
by Celebrinthil
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:23 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Heddington
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

Re: Skinner's Horse at Heddington

Lol - indeed you do Nigel! Skinner's Horse native full dress (summer) is a khaki. Damn having 12 orders of dress. Only 7 to go in this period....
by Celebrinthil
Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Heddington
Replies: 3
Views: 1418

Skinner's Horse at Heddington

A couple of photos taken by a chum this weekend.
by Celebrinthil
Wed May 12, 2010 8:34 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Debra Lough Costumes review
Replies: 25
Views: 4864

Re: Debra Lough Costumes review

Good stuff!

Me and some chums in Skinner's have been thinking about doing 1170s Hosptiallers (mounted of course). Could be fun......
by Celebrinthil
Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Skinner's Horse
Replies: 0
Views: 1425

Skinner's Horse

http://www.skinnershorse.co.uk/ Skinner’s Horse is a group dedicated to the recreation of the dash and glamour of one of the most famous Indian cavalry regiments at the time of the Raj. The 1st Bengal Cavalry (Skinner’s Horse) has an exalted history and we bring you a taste of this magnificent regim...
by Celebrinthil
Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Free costume e-book, 1860-1914
Replies: 1
Views: 869

Re: Free costume e-book, 1860-1914

Thanks Sally! Interesting to me....

Mike
by Celebrinthil
Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:23 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: The Great War - Portugal
Replies: 13
Views: 3010

Re: The Great War - Portugal

Bom dia, Jorge.

Very nice pictures. Nice to see - good luck with the project!

Mike
by Celebrinthil
Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Hehehe - thanks Phil! I'm sure there's no end of chaps lining up for a go, but I'll ensure you're at the head of the queue....
by Celebrinthil
Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Thanks for that Andy.

Well, white men don't jump so you're on your own there.

Will probably give the comps a miss if they're going to be like most equitation in the UK. Just not my bag....
by Celebrinthil
Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Well, we are considering it. Are you sure they have to be PAS? Bertie reckoned that it just required hard hats and we would consider vintage polo helmets. Ideally we would want to turn out in pagris and polo shirts - what would they do with a team from India/Pakistan if they wanted to enter? They wo...
by Celebrinthil
Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Great piccies Andy! The Ernie Wise of the equine world....priceless!

TJ - thanks for compliment and if you're serious about getting a Luso, PM me and we can have a chat.
by Celebrinthil
Tue Jul 28, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Andy, you need to come over to Luso world! The best horses, most delicious wines (no, not Mateus Rosé) and the finest salt cod you could wish for....

...and no hairy nonsense allowed! ;-P
by Celebrinthil
Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Thanks Redders and Dave! Our ground crew was supplied by friends - mainly from the 17th Lancers and Chris and Vince from the Diehards. A massive thanks to them for the whole season, we can't do it without them and we are really appreciative. Andy - picador is Spanish and they act as cannon fodder fo...
by Celebrinthil
Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Fox, please thank anyone who told you that! We had a great time and I hope you get a chance to see us next year.

Andy - your memory lets you down, I'm on Nero. He's always been dark bay!
by Celebrinthil
Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:28 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh
Replies: 26
Views: 4386

Skinner's Horse at Kelmarsh

Bertie, me and the memsahib on Saturday.

A great weekend. Thanks for the generous feedback from all the re-enactors that caught our show!

Mike
by Celebrinthil
Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:03 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: The Living Frontier - Corbridge June 2009 - A Roman Century
Replies: 3
Views: 1164

Fantastic! Great to see
by Celebrinthil
Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Khaki Drill
Replies: 0
Views: 536

Khaki Drill

Hi all

Please can I have a pointer re: suppliers.

I was wondering if anyone knew of any suppliers of khaki drill - the nice brown/sand coloured stuff. Hainsworth have run out and I don't know where else to go!

Thanks in advance.

Mike
by Celebrinthil
Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Synchronised tent pegging...
Replies: 3
Views: 1232

Not this year Andy. We may do in future, but currently focussing on the period stuff at the mo.

Good that you're going though!
by Celebrinthil
Sat Mar 28, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Synchronised tent pegging...
Replies: 3
Views: 1232

Synchronised tent pegging...

...but we both missed!

From Kelmarsh 2008
by Celebrinthil
Fri Sep 12, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Eastnor cavalry shot
Replies: 20
Views: 2418

Very nice Andy - a competition to see whose killed the most bears.... ;-)
by Celebrinthil
Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Teutoburger Wald 9 A.D. or Sheffield Fayre 2008??
Replies: 8
Views: 2638

Ahhhh! So that's what happened....
by Celebrinthil
Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh pics+vid
Replies: 64
Views: 9374

Yes she is!

Nigel - I have asked my chap in India to do you a pagri and cummerbund. Will organise some buttons for you this week :-)
by Celebrinthil
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh pics+vid
Replies: 64
Views: 9374

it's earlier - Skinner's Officers were wearing Tarletons in the 1820's
by Celebrinthil
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Kelmarsh pics+vid
Replies: 64
Views: 9374

British Light Dragoons basically, but with a bit more bling!

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