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by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for group in/near London + transport question
Replies: 3
Views: 1656

Re: Looking for group in/near London + transport question

if you want to cover up to 1660 then http://www.17thcenturylifeandtimes.comis the group im with, events all over but I drive and often have a spare seat. we cover from 1600 to 1699 but mainly either 1620's 1640;s or 1670's
by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Landsknecht groups UK
Replies: 9
Views: 7390

Re: Landsknecht groups UK

looks like the website is down has anyone got a contact email/number they could PM me?

ta :drunk:
by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Landsknecht groups UK
Replies: 9
Views: 7390

Re: Landsknecht groups UK

cheers ill look into that!
by beerdragon
Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Landsknecht groups UK
Replies: 9
Views: 7390

Landsknecht groups UK

Does anyone know of any groups in the UK depicting Landsknechts ? As I understand Henry VIII employed quite a few, always fancied the clothes so hoping tio find a group that does.

If ther are no groups would anyone be interested in putting one together?

cheers
Chris
:)
by beerdragon
Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Restoration Living History groups
Replies: 10
Views: 2895

we do several events set in the 1670's we have two next year based around smugglers and revenue men and another with highywaymen if thats any help http://www.17thcenturylifeandtimes.com
by beerdragon
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:37 am
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: sailors shoes
Replies: 8
Views: 2597

Thers was a pair of sailors boots found on the sweedish ship the Vasa (1628) that are just below the knee cut. I have a pic on my home pooter somewhere if you'd like a copy PM me and i will email it.
by beerdragon
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Bonekickers
Replies: 2
Views: 936

Bonekickers

Should have been called drone slippers what a load of old cack trying to be indiana jones and failing badly!
by beerdragon
Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: New Website 17th Century Life & Times
Replies: 1
Views: 1597

New Website 17th Century Life & Times

Our new site is now online and will hopefully continue to grow, please take a look if you have a spare min :)

http://www.17thcenturylifeandtimes.com
by beerdragon
Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:00 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Small Multiperiod sun 20th July looking for traders
Replies: 0
Views: 598

Small Multiperiod sun 20th July looking for traders

HI Am involved with a small multiperiod in west london on sun 20th July, would like some traders if any are interested. Stall space is pretty cheap and the event which is part of a country fair is always well attened (can't remember figures but about 2 - 3 thousand public usually. pm me for details :)
by beerdragon
Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:57 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Talk on Witchcraft Prof Ronald Hutton
Replies: 1
Views: 1320

Talk on Witchcraft Prof Ronald Hutton

17th Century Life & Times Presents! AN AFTERNOONS TALK ON: WITCHCRAFT IN THE 17th CENTURY. BY Professor Ronald Hutton of Bristol University An hour and half informative talk on witchcraft and the witch hunting craze of the 17th Century. followed by a 30 mins Q&A session. Prof Hutton is a lea...
by beerdragon
Thu Nov 08, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Shield for SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 1068

Shield for SALE

http://livinghistory.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=11711

see this topic for details, item must go!!! :lol:
by beerdragon
Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Looking for traders for event
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Sorry all in my brainlessnes i typed my email wrong its chris.poore@cip.org.uk
by beerdragon
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:27 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Looking for traders for event
Replies: 2
Views: 1031

Looking for traders for event

Hi im organising a small multiperiod as part of The Bedfont Lakes Country Park annual country fair on Sunday 20th July 2008. I am seeking Traders for a small traders row stalls £40 approx. Please contact me on my work email chris.poore@cip.org.co.uk or ring me on 07954430080 for details. Thanks
by beerdragon
Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:16 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: Mandolin on Ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 1093

Mandolin on Ebay

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :IT&ih=006

Just listed this for anyone interested
by beerdragon
Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:13 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: WWII Bayonets on ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 689

WWII Bayonets on ebay

HI WWII crowd ive just listed a couple of mauser bayonets on ebay if anyone is interested!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... SE:IT&ih=0
by beerdragon
Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:55 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: White wines in the C15th
Replies: 6
Views: 1968

Sparkling wine or Champaigne is also reputed to have been invented by the english in the 16th / 17th centurys. As the french white wines did not travel well on the cross channel journey the english merchants started to add extra suger just before bottling causing a second fermintation and making it ...
by beerdragon
Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Alternative to water in LH camps
Replies: 64
Views: 12467

yes the water from wells, streams etc would probably make the adverage modern day person sick as a goat but in them days people would be more used to bacteria and more resiliant too it. These days we like to live in a nice clean plastic bubble, with everything crystal clean and all surfaces regulary...
by beerdragon
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: C17th Living History Groups?
Replies: 12
Views: 3443

your welcome to visit a Life & Times event, see our website at www.17thcenturylifeandtimes.com :D
by beerdragon
Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:28 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: V&A VISIT: HANDS ON WITH ORIGINAL COSTUME!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1469

this one includes a guided tour of the galleries too
by beerdragon
Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:43 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: V&A VISIT: HANDS ON WITH ORIGINAL COSTUME!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1469

its a standard fee as far as i know for a party of 12. Im not making any money from this at all, just doing it cos its a chance to learn and take some other people along. I arranged a talk by david edge at the Wallace Collection about arms and armour a little while ago too, just for the sheer hell o...
by beerdragon
Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: V&A VISIT: HANDS ON WITH ORIGINAL COSTUME!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1469

V&A VISIT: HANDS ON WITH ORIGINAL COSTUME!!!!

I have 3 spaces left for a once in a million chance to visit the stores of the V&A looking at surving 17th century costume. Date Friday 2nd Feb The visit starts at 12pm with guided tour of the British galleries then after a break there is a 2 hour slot in the stores getting a hands on look at or...
by beerdragon
Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: V&A VISIT: CHANCE TO TOUCH ORIGINAL COSTUME
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

V&A VISIT: CHANCE TO TOUCH ORIGINAL COSTUME

I have 3 spaces left for a once in a million chance to visit the stores of the V&A looking at surving 17th century costume. Date Friday 2nd Feb The visit starts at 12pm with guided tour of the British galleries then after a break there is a 2 hour slot in the stores getting a hands on look at or...
by beerdragon
Tue Aug 22, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: Why do pike pushes?
Replies: 30
Views: 6440

The most amusing boats to use would be world war 1 K Boats, steam powered submarines with a tendancy to sink. Admiral Fisher even said they had just too many damn holes, but hey they so look fun! :D

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