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by Bazman
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

Thanks to everyone who has responded I'm going through these now and will definitely be following a couple of them up
by Bazman
Wed Sep 05, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

Ben where the hell do you get a jack for £50 from you know how much yours cost Aye and it was a good price I got my first jack for £50 and while it isn't a duvet it's first cousin is. It does as a battlefield/WMA garment and would do for a beginner. I believe GDFB sells similar items though you can...
by Bazman
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

But as a hobby it really is no more expensive to take up than soccer (I used to play a lot and kit, pitch fees, training wear all add up), fishing or that God awful Scotish sport of golfing does, so don't bawk at it. There are a few late medieval ie 14th and 15th century groups in and around London...
by Bazman
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

The nature and the quality of that training will depend on the group you join and its remit, no group expects actual kill to the death mastery of weapons but good safe and fun (and possible almost realistic-ish) fighting. Some groups will let you fight the first weekend, some (hopefully most) wont....
by Bazman
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:14 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

Thanks Nigel, >That would be cool as I guess I could try out different historical periods. >If you aren't even sure which period you want to do whereabouts in >London are you as there are groups all ocver it I'm in Balckheath. At this stage I suppose I just want to try it. Loosely i am interested in...
by Bazman
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

Thanks, So I'm taking it from your post that a fair amount of training is required before hand so I really do need to find a London based club. I'm quite keen to try it so even if I were to get involved in some English battles I guess that would give me a good enough taster are there any groups in t...
by Bazman
Wed Sep 05, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

not sure what you mean by a troll? but I promise you I'm no journo! Just interested in getting into re-enactments. I know some of your WWII colleagues got some bad press recently unfairly so imo (the bald tw*t was clearly going to get his story even if there wasn't one to be got), but I think you sh...
by Bazman
Wed Sep 05, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Living History 101
Replies: 49
Views: 8665

Living History 101

Hi, Have long wanted to try out battle re-enactment but didn't know where to start. As an ex-pat Scot living in London I am ideally looking to take part in Scottish battles ideally on the Scots side not sure if there are any societies that cater for that sort of thing down here. If not I'd be happy ...