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Postby Grace Poole » Thu Sep 04, 2008 9:57 am

Some pix of Events at Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings,Bromsgrove Worcs.
Spring Jacobite Skirmish and Wars of the Roses.

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Postby Allan Harley » Thu Sep 04, 2008 10:03 am

See I've got my gob open again 8)

Nice photos


Away from the battle all are soldiers.

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Postby Grace Poole » Thu Sep 04, 2008 10:45 am

thanks!They were really good weekends-really brought the site alive.

you need your gob open to shout at people and make small children wail :)

ive jsut realised this should be in the Pictures thread.Sorry!



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Postby Ghost » Thu Sep 04, 2008 11:18 am

Allan Harley wrote:See I've got my gob open again 8)

Nice photos


That will be me and you again - the camera tarts - thought I'd get that it before a certain gentleman from Coventry sticks his two penneth in again :wink:


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Postby Phil the Grips » Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:13 pm

Grace Poole wrote:ive jsut realised this should be in the Pictures thread.Sorry!

[mod] and Lo! so it was brought to be :) [/mod]


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Postby Redders » Thu Sep 04, 2008 2:37 pm

Do you have any more from the Redcoat/Jacobite weekend???



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Postby Annis » Thu Sep 04, 2008 2:55 pm

The place looks great. Recently saw someone's Avoncroft photos on Flickr.


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Postby Redders » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:28 pm

When the weather holds it's a fun place to be.

The awfentic buildings are really nice. Especially the merchants house which we turn into a bawdy tavern :twisted:



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Postby lidimy » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:28 pm

Redders wrote:When the weather holds it's a fun place to be.

The awfentic buildings are really nice. Especially the merchants house which we turn into a bawdy tavern :twisted:


Yeh... sounds like Annis's idea of fun! :roll: :lol: :lol:


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Postby Annis » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:29 pm

Oi!


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Postby lidimy » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:32 pm

Luff yoooo! :lol:


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Postby Tod » Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:27 am

Avoncroft is one of the places where the weather doesn't matter because of the buildings :lol: We've done about 6 events there over the years. The problem used to be the lack of publicity meant that the re-enactors out numbered the public. I didn't go this year as it clashed with another event but the Lace Wars people reported back that there was a large and enthuiastic crowd and the staff were more than welcoming.
I'm pretty sure that we are going back next year.



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Postby Grace Poole » Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:04 am

Redders wrote:Do you have any more from the Redcoat/Jacobite weekend???

I do indeed

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Postby Grace Poole » Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:07 am

I have a lot more of the Jacobites and W.O.R. - you would have to email me for them-my computer skills are limited...cant work out how to make an album.
They have them all at the Museum too- & could send them onif you dont want to pass your email address on.


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Postby Ghost » Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:33 am

If you would kindly send the WOTR ones to either myself or Allan we will distribute amongst our group - I will pm you my email

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Postby Grace Poole » Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:46 am

oh yes of course - ignore my pm - I read that first.



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Postby Allan Harley » Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:59 am

Grace, If you think this year was good wait until 2009 :shock:


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Postby Grace Poole » Fri Sep 05, 2008 12:21 pm

I'll look forward to it!

We enjoyed the W O R murder mystery.I loved the way the 'cool' teenage boys (the most difficult audience to impress ) were so involved.

It isnt easy to revive a 'dead' site but it seems to be happening.I hear via the grapevine that business is up 25% this year at Avoncroft-despite the vile weather!



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Postby Tod » Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:27 pm

I'll PM you my address after the week end.
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Postby Grace Poole » Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:18 am

ive had trouble emailing the Wars of the Roses album.Even to myself - dont know what is going on
http://s276.photobucket.com/albums/kk21 ... es%202008/

Let me know if this works.




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