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by levyarcher
Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, Sept 9th & 10th
Replies: 0
Views: 1493

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, Sept 9th & 10th

Now taking bookings for traders for this years event at Croft Castle (N.T site) near Leominster in Herefordshire. 9th & 10th Sept with set up from noon on the 8th £55 per pitch This is a reasonable large event, well supported by FED groups, and average participants numbers have been between 300-...
by levyarcher
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Jester Required
Replies: 1
Views: 1928

Jester Required

Greetings I have been asked to see if I can find a jester for a mediaeval banquet on Saturday, 7th October, North Hereford. Expenses paid. They have been let down by the one they had booked! Contact me on email: jason.okeefe@btopenworld.com And I will forward your details on Kindest Regards Jason
by levyarcher
Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Event Announcements
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1511

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross 2017

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross (1461) September 9th & 10th 2017 Croft Castle, Yarpole, Nr Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9PW Set up from Noon Friday 8th 2017 2 Battles each day, The Battle of Ludford Bridge (New for 2017) & The Battle of Mortimer's Cross Medieval Surgeon, Dancers, Muscians, ...
by levyarcher
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: C17th Fire fighting equipment wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1892

C17th Fire fighting equipment wanted

Morning All I have been asked by a local property (Hereford) that are on the look out for replica fire fighting equipment from the Great Fire of London to aid with KS1 school visits and the like. Looking for Fire Buckets, Fire Hook, Water Squirt etc etc Can anyone point me to some one who can help o...
by levyarcher
Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Mortimer's Cross 2015-Thank you
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

Re: Mortimer's Cross 2015-Thank you

Hi Lucy

Oh its on and your pitch space is booked!

Sept 10th & 11th

Jason
by levyarcher
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Mortimer's Cross 2015-Thank you
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

Mortimer's Cross 2015-Thank you

I am just back from Croft Castle-final clear up! Thank you to everyone who took part in the event, you all made it the success it was. It was the largest event Croft have ever undertaken and they are all very happy with the outcome. There were just under 3300 visitors over the weekend and all the fe...
by levyarcher
Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:19 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Mortimer's Cross 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1112

Mortimer's Cross 2015

There is still plenty of space to come and trade at this years event over the weekend of Sept 12th & 13th. NEW VENUE: Croft Castle near Leominster (about 2 miles from the actual battlesite!) This is a National Trust property and the event is getting good publicity around the area through all of ...
by levyarcher
Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Email address request Bernie
Replies: 2
Views: 1472

Re: Email address request Bernie

Email I have is: berniethebolt3@aol.com

Hope that works
by levyarcher
Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross Sept 2015-NEW VENUE
Replies: 0
Views: 1124

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross Sept 2015-NEW VENUE

Greetings All The Battle of Mortimer's Cross September 12th & 13th 2015 NEW VENUE: Croft Castle, Yarpole, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9PW This is probably the closest site we have used for our re-enactment. It is believed that Sir Richard Croft "sallied" forth from his Castle to joi...
by levyarcher
Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Mortimer's Cross Plenty of space for more traders!
Replies: 0
Views: 971

Mortimer's Cross Plenty of space for more traders!

Hi Traders There is still space for more traders for probably the last large re-enactment event of the season. Over 30 re-enactment groups already booked in! Live music on the Saturday night for re-enactors only (Session & The Roving Crows) All set in the superb grounds of Hampton Court Castle (...
by levyarcher
Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross Sept 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 897

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross Sept 2014

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross (C1461) Hampton Court Castle, Herefordshire, HR6 0PN September 13th & 14th 2014 Yes, the Castle is up for sale-anyone got £12 Million? But the event is still taking place, various people have viewed the Castle but no firm offers are as yet in place and everyone at ...
by levyarcher
Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 918

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross 2014

Hi All The Battle of Mortimer's Cross (C1461) Hampton Court Castle, Herefordshire, HR6 0PN September 13th & 14th 2014 For 2014 Traders will be situated at the front of the castle, so good access for vehicles and no cows, and there is hard standing space available too for those traders that can a...
by levyarcher
Tue May 21, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 1162

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross 2013

Greetings All Things are well in hand for this year's event. We are returning to Hampton Court Castle for 2013 but with a few changes. The Traders, Living History encampment and the Battlefield will be on the one field this year (directly below the Castle) with the traders being nearest to the Castl...
by levyarcher
Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Any events over Easter?
Replies: 11
Views: 3259

Re: Any events over Easter?

Strike that previous comment. I believe it is now off
by levyarcher
Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Any events over Easter?
Replies: 11
Views: 3259

Re: Any events over Easter?

Glastonbury is on!
by levyarcher
Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: 2013 events
Replies: 10
Views: 4705

Re: 2013 events

Not sure if there will be traders at this event but can always ask: June 15th & 16th Gloucester Medieval Play Festival, UK – http://www.glostheatre.co.uk Tewkesbury obviously (2nd full weekend in July) Torm & ILHF fairs early in the year-still awaiting date confirmation Herstmonceaux, august...
by levyarcher
Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Ladies Medieval underwear-A new discovery
Replies: 7
Views: 2575

Ladies Medieval underwear-A new discovery

Take a look at the following link to see what medieval women may have been wearing

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/artic ... s-ago.html

Jason
by levyarcher
Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, September 15th & 16th 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 898

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, September 15th & 16th 2012

This years event has moved to Hampton Court Castle, Gardens & parkland (http://www.hamptoncourt.org.uk) which is just South of Leominster in Herefordshire and will take place over the weekend of September 15th & 16th. If you take a look at our website: http://www.mortimerscross.co.uk you'll ...
by levyarcher
Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, 2012 (New Venue)
Replies: 4
Views: 1651

Re: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, 2012 (New Venue)

Update!
There are now 20 traders booked into this event so far and there is plenty of space for lots more. Check out the website to see who is already booked in. www.mortimerscross.co.uk

Jason
by levyarcher
Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Extract of Greatest Military Commanders by Saul David
Replies: 0
Views: 1269

Extract of Greatest Military Commanders by Saul David

Duke of Wellington 1769-1852 ‘He never lost a battle,’ noted a recent study of the first Duke of Wellington’s generalship, ‘which is rather more than we can say of Frederick, Napoleon or Lee… [His] political understanding was excellent, his logistics were superb and his intelligence work was magnifi...
by levyarcher
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:06 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, 2012 (New Venue)
Replies: 4
Views: 1651

Re: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, 2012 (New Venue)

There will be live music on the Saturday evening!
The Dolmen will be performing, for more information about the group visit their website: www.thedolmen.com

They are looking forward to the event and cannot wait to meet everyone.

Jason
by levyarcher
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, 2012 (New Venue)
Replies: 4
Views: 1651

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross, 2012 (New Venue)

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross (C1461) September 15th & 16th 2012 New Venue: Hampton Court Castle & Gardens, Herefordshire, HR6 0PN (http://www.hamptoncourt.org.uk) (This new site is some 5 miles south of the previous site-nearer to Hereford) Living History Encampment, Battle each day (inclu...
by levyarcher
Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Tower by Nigel Jones-An Epic History of The Tower of London
Replies: 0
Views: 1135

Tower by Nigel Jones-An Epic History of The Tower of London

Tower, An Epic History of The Tower Of London ISBN: 978-0-091-93665-5 Cover Price £20.00 Castle, royal palace, prison, torture chamber, execution site, zoo, mint, treasure house, armoury, record office, observatory and the most visited tourist attraction in the Country: The tower of London has been ...
by levyarcher
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Winter weather
Replies: 10
Views: 2199

Re: Winter weather

I have heard that snow is expected to fall on Oct 20th.
How the forecasters can predict that when they can't even get tomorrows weather right!!
by levyarcher
Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Mortimer's Cross 550th anniversary event
Replies: 3
Views: 990

Mortimer's Cross 550th anniversary event

We, the organisers of the event, would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who turned up at the weekend and made the event happen. Over 30 groups were represented, over 40 traders & entertainers as well as the superb Crimson Moon beer tent (TAVERN!!! I hear Ian cry) and the Giddy Kipper wit...
by levyarcher
Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: The Battle of Mortimer's Cross (Sept 17th & 18th)
Replies: 0
Views: 809

The Battle of Mortimer's Cross (Sept 17th & 18th)

Hi all Traders There are a couple of weeks to go until this event and we have space for more traders. There are 30 traders already booked in and about the same number of re-enactment groups! The Crimson Moon are setting up their Tavern The Giddy Kipper will be supplying food Nominus will be playing ...
by levyarcher
Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: any events July 23/24th
Replies: 1
Views: 680

Re: any events July 23/24th

Don't know if this is any good to you?
23rd & 24th The Arthurian Centre, Slaughterbridge, Camelford, Cornwall, England
http://www.arthur-online.co.uk/
by levyarcher
Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Ironclad-DVD release-July 11th
Replies: 7
Views: 2409

Re: Ironclad-DVD release-July 11th

very loosely based on the sige,lol
The film showed about 20 defenders, there were over 100 defenders (supposedly) and it took 2 months before the siege was ended, when the defenders surrendered due to lack of food.
by levyarcher
Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Ironclad-DVD release-July 11th
Replies: 7
Views: 2409

Ironclad-DVD release-July 11th

Ironclad – Review The film is based around the Siege of Rochester Castle in 1215 (Oct-Dec) where a band of rebels held out against a much larger force led by King John. It’s very much The Magnificent Seven do Medieval England, with the initial scenes depicting the men being encouraged to join the ba...
by levyarcher
Fri Jun 24, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Portrait artist wanting advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 1144

Re: Portrait artist wanting advice please

Re Websites: Check our "Mr Site" takeaway website. If ordered direct will cost you about £35 and that includes your own Dot Com and first year, but check ebay amazon as I picked up copy (brand new) for £12. Its very simple to use and maintain I am useless with computers but had site up and...

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