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by Nigel
Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: New Conquest website facebook page etc
Replies: 15
Views: 9873

Re: New Conquest website facebook page etc

Newbies galore at TORM today am overwelmed
by Nigel
Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: New Conquest website facebook page etc
Replies: 15
Views: 9873

Re: New Conquest website facebook page etc

Busy events programme and quite a few new faces for 2015 but more welcome :D
by Nigel
Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Embroidery Frames - High Medieval
Replies: 7
Views: 2923

Re: Embroidery Frames - High Medieval

Brendan C wrote:Thanks Nige

Do you have contact info for Simon?


Brendan


I think he is History in the making and he trade's at TORM
by Nigel
Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Embroidery Frames - High Medieval
Replies: 7
Views: 2923

Re: Embroidery Frames - High Medieval

Hi Brendan

Debs got hers from Simon Dunn it's a simple one she has since seen a design for a rather complex one with a stand.
by Nigel
Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What to use.. flag making..
Replies: 2
Views: 1548

Re: What to use.. flag making..

Do you want to be able to wash them ?

Debs has made banners from cotton linen and silk all work it's the thinking through after made that usually influences the choice (oh and budget :D _
by Nigel
Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: linen webbing for girths/surcingales
Replies: 6
Views: 2818

Re: linen webbing for girths/surcingales

Track down Timothy Dawson he has at least two medieval saddles and rides a lot so would probably be able to help you
by Nigel
Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: New Re-enactor looking for a society to join nr Leeds
Replies: 5
Views: 2261

Re: New Re-enactor looking for a society to join nr Leeds

Near Leeds I hope means West Yorkshire :D
by Nigel
Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Age Trauma Wounds
Replies: 7
Views: 2691

Re: Viking Age Trauma Wounds

Medicus Matt wrote:No drama. Sounds interesting, might see if I can get up to York a day early.


Excellent
by Nigel
Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: New Conquest website facebook page etc
Replies: 15
Views: 9873

Re: New Conquest website facebook page etc

Huntingdon is up to 8 regular attendees all new now so looking good :D

As we said before all welcome
by Nigel
Tue Dec 09, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Bedding wanted!
Replies: 2
Views: 3338

Re: Bedding wanted!

pmd you
by Nigel
Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: New Conquest website facebook page etc
Replies: 15
Views: 9873

Re: New Conquest website facebook page etc

Hi John give us time a lot to do :D

Second training session took place (inside) on Thursday now I beleive they are going fortnightly 6 newbies at this one I believe onwards and upwards.
by Nigel
Tue Oct 28, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: New Conquest website facebook page etc
Replies: 15
Views: 9873

Re: New Conquest website facebook page etc

And now we have started monthly training in Huntingdon ( I know but it's a start), :D
by Nigel
Fri Oct 03, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Padded armour company
Replies: 12
Views: 4434

Re: Padded armour company

I recall the jack I ordered from PAC had a holiday in Scotland before it arrived in Surrey. Think that was Royal Mail. They all screw up. We have the same with deliveries which to be fair are usually a bit heavy couriers take one look at the stairs (which we successfuly carried up an industrial mac...
by Nigel
Fri Oct 03, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Padded armour company
Replies: 12
Views: 4434

Re: Padded armour company

You may not be perfect Nigel, but IME you are pretty d@#$ed good. Thanks Alan Am wotking in the Wirrall so not at hom to verify but Debs assures me item in question was received back (in a badly dented box) unpacked checked and reposted by special delivery. We like heremes as they aren't afraid of ...
by Nigel
Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Padded armour company
Replies: 12
Views: 4434

Re: Padded armour company

Iam guessing that this is Alan Hay ? The order was delayed slightly due to circumstances that were communicated. When ready the order was sent when we received final payment something that we unfortuantely have to insist on now due to a number of "lost" items over the last couple of years....
by Nigel
Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:02 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for early medieval reenactment group near Guildford
Replies: 7
Views: 2962

Re: Looking for early medieval reenactment group near Guildf

Conquest South Eastern group is based in Guildford and we are in touch :D

Yes we are now having groups and it seems to be working
by Nigel
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:44 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Help needed for 17C costume making!
Replies: 14
Views: 4037

Re: Help needed for 17C costume making!

Hmm interesting which year ?

CJ pmd you hope it helps
by Nigel
Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Help needed for 17C costume making!
Replies: 14
Views: 4037

Re: Help needed for 17C costume making!

whereabouts are you ?
by Nigel
Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:46 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: New Conquest website facebook page etc
Replies: 15
Views: 9873

New Conquest website facebook page etc

Good morning

We have a brand new website Hooray hope that you enjoy it

http://www.conquestlivinghistory.co.uk/
by Nigel
Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Dyeing an Arming doublet.
Replies: 10
Views: 3780

Re: Dyeing an Arming doublet.

What Jackie said A machine wash is limited in weight as off the top of my head you can only use two cartons of Dylon at a time which will Dye one kilo. I suspect that your garment weighs more than that. Also I'll bet they've used nylon thread which won't dye so that would be an interesting effect Pl...
by Nigel
Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: The Musketeers BBC
Replies: 45
Views: 10797

Re: The Musketeers BBC

Actually if you look behind the main characters there's a lot that is good

A lot reminds me of Wagner which given the location would make sense.
by Nigel
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Padded Armour - Collars
Replies: 9
Views: 3247

Re: Padded Armour - Collars

Re collars if youa re talking about the one's I think you mean then they are awful truly hideous. But remember some traders do not manufacture themsleves therefore they buy in and buy in what they think will sell at a good margin hence the large numbers of the same things you see at some markets. I ...
by Nigel
Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Padded Armour - Collars
Replies: 9
Views: 3247

Re: Padded Armour - Collars

As far as I can tell as wrong as a wrong thing

Collars yes attached to Gambies evidenced as Ben says or as mentione din that well known comment by an arming doublet maker. But as a seperate piece nope not seen any evidence If it's there would love to see it and will retract the above.
by Nigel
Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Patterns for Medieval soft kit.
Replies: 7
Views: 2286

Re: Patterns for Medieval soft kit.

Plenty around in books
by Nigel
Tue May 28, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Deborah Lough Costumes?
Replies: 12
Views: 5915

Re: Deborah Lough Costumes?

Aplogies for non appearance on here I've ben involved with a work situation that basically involves shutting down my factory and making 40+ at least folsk redundant There are packages redy to go out and its my fault they haven;t for the reason see above. Once I've finished dealing with this then I m...
by Nigel
Thu May 09, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 55961

Re: Bannockburn 2014

re the above oh dear
by Nigel
Wed May 01, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 55961

Re: Bannockburn 2014

Ok positive slant what would it take to get me there No crap married to a good enforced kit guide agreed and presented with time to be achievable not talking minutae just enough to achieve "the look" Security around the site good security Weather I can cope with Sort these out and I may ra...
by Nigel
Wed May 01, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 55961

Re: Bannockburn 2014

PaulMurphy wrote:Nige,

2003 or 2004, I forget which one. But I do remember the steam...


Steam ar you impying I may have voiced an oppionion Or was it when I apaprently broke Tony Pollards hand :D
by Nigel
Wed May 01, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 55961

Re: Bannockburn 2014

Which year was the year we came up ?
by Nigel
Wed May 01, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bannockburn 2014
Replies: 232
Views: 55961

Re: Bannockburn 2014

I bloody wouldnt I cna think of laods more folks more deserving than me starting with Fox,and Murph on here

And clorogfmed and bound hand and foot after last time I still recall the bruising the clan gave to my gentlemans parts

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