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Another Newbie

Postby cherrylvskiwi » Sun Jun 17, 2012 4:11 pm

Hi, I have always been interested in reenactment. I live in the North East (Newcastle area) and wonder if you can tell me about groups in this area? Thanks so much for your replies :)



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Re: Another Newbie

Postby Moment in Time » Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:30 pm

we are a multi period group with members in your area, with events all round the country, website etc is below


Andy Hopwood

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http://www.mitlivinghistory.co.uk

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Re: Another Newbie

Postby wurzul » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:05 am

Durham Light Infantry, the Napoleonic 68th regiment of foot are not so far away. A very good group (I'm not a member, just a fan).

http://www.68dli.co.uk/



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Re: Another Newbie

Postby Dixie » Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:26 pm

I would agree with Wurzul, the 68th are a very good Napoleonic group.
Gordon Highlanders http://www.gordonhighlanders1914-18.co.uk/ a WWI group with the majority of the members in the North of England and Scotland with events all around that area, going to be in a trench at http://www.ywe-event.info/ over the weekend of 23-24 June


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Re: Another Newbie

Postby Miss Costello » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:28 pm

We do 1850s/60s just as a small display and also belong to the Warwicks 1914-1918 LH group, we're based all over. I'm in East Yorks.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/28489074806/

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Re: Another Newbie

Postby Joolz » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:37 pm

Best of Times Worst of Times are based in the NE (Redcar/Middlesbrough area) - they do Elizabethan, Napoleonic and onwards through the 19thC. You just missed them last month at the Bede's World, Jarrow event.....

http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/184244808264085/

Great bunch of folks.

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Re: Another Newbie

Postby Havercake Lad » Sat Jun 23, 2012 6:55 pm

I am not a member of the 68th, but I can vouch that the 68th are a well respected, high quality group with a solid core of members in the North East. They also do some 18th Century interpretation of Lambton's Regiment.


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Re: Another Newbie

Postby cherrylvskiwi » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:41 pm

Thanks so much for all of your advice, I'm looking into it :)




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