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by ForTheMarshal
Tue May 08, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: looking for re-enactment group
Replies: 8
Views: 5336

Re: looking for re-enactment group

Depends exactly how old you are. Our society leader has an 11 year old daughter who does a *lot* of acting, for example, and has been out front commanding the army! I *think* (but need to check) you can start taking part in combat training at 16 (with dads permission), but not take part in combat at...
by ForTheMarshal
Tue May 08, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: looking for re-enactment group
Replies: 8
Views: 5336

Re: looking for re-enactment group

Hi Wolfie, We have a Cambridge branch who would love to meet you. We do 1066-1216, with a primary focus on the crusades. Here is a brief video of us at play over the weekend: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SlyHN5KpdYY If you drop Steve (Cambridge group leader) a line on cambr...
by ForTheMarshal
Thu May 03, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Medieval Reenactment near Durham
Replies: 15
Views: 9888

Re: Medieval Reenactment near Durham

Assuming you don't just join someone local and like 12thC... If you are willing to put in the legwork with rounding up recruits and learning how to train them, we can help you set a group up (about time we got a group close to DoC - been to long since I had a drink with proper northerners, and want ...
by ForTheMarshal
Wed May 02, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

A bump for Framlingham this weekend :D
by ForTheMarshal
Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Re: 14thC Islamic kit
Replies: 49
Views: 17650

Re: 14thC Islamic kit

if you didn't mind doing a bit earlier than 14th C and if your south Nottingham rather than north and didn't mind a 30 mins or so drive these guys are in Leicester and they do crusade stuff up to the end of the 13th C and have got some really amazing Islamic kit out and about already they came to m...
by ForTheMarshal
Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Re: 14thC Islamic kit
Replies: 49
Views: 17650

Re: 14thC Islamic kit

We've emailed each other re: early period shows in islamic kit :wink:
by ForTheMarshal
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Looking for Cambridge(shire) reenactment group
Replies: 6
Views: 4926

Re: Looking for Cambridge(shire) reenactment group

Kyle(?) - I think that is Matt and/or Mary.....

/ And this is why our internal boards force you to use your real name :P
by ForTheMarshal
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Saracens, Turcoples and Mamluks
Replies: 9
Views: 3766

Re: Saracens, Turcoples and Mamluks

We do recruit heavily from universities, however it would be an exaggeration to call us students. Doctor, teacher, author, market trader, middle manager - there's more to us than the undergrads. Not so much on the Monty Python and squealing though, at least not until the public have gone home for th...
by ForTheMarshal
Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Saracens, Turcoples and Mamluks
Replies: 9
Views: 3766

Re: Saracens, Turcoples and Mamluks

Close but no cigar* folks :P Crusade does the eastern stuff too - and in theory are doing a few battles in our season you might want in on. Our website is crusade-reenactment.co.uk Drop me a PM with what you're interested in, and we'll sort you out :wink: Harewood House Saturday 30th June – Sunday 1...
by ForTheMarshal
Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

OP Updated.

Should be at the revamped NLHF too, just need 5 mins to finalise details :D .
by ForTheMarshal
Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Spear supplier
Replies: 6
Views: 3089

Re: Spear supplier

Jason Green at Wieland Forge
by ForTheMarshal
Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Painting my sallet.
Replies: 20
Views: 8034

Re: Painting my sallet.

Looks most impressive - just a few bumps and scrapes and it'll be perfect ;)

/Yes, I'm serious
by ForTheMarshal
Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:32 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: NHLF Reborn
Replies: 16
Views: 6886

Re: NHLF Reborn

Looking forward to this :D
by ForTheMarshal
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:50 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

Whilst a monopoly would be nice, friends are better :wink:
by ForTheMarshal
Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

More groups underway, and some new faces thanks to the ILHF stand. :D

If you picked up one of these, do let us know what you thought:
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by ForTheMarshal
Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: could the MODS please delete this page. thankyou shane
Replies: 8
Views: 3983

Re: Swords Of Mercia - Historical weapons training group

Earl Mortimer wrote:Well we have only been running has a training group since September and already we are having to move our Sunday training group to new. Bigger premises :thumbup:
*applause* :D
by ForTheMarshal
Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

York group joins the fold :D (how very exciting! :P)
by ForTheMarshal
Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

We're pretty tight with RATS.
by ForTheMarshal
Wed Feb 08, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

Erm, good question. I don't know. I *think* it's Crusade and affiliates/allies/whatever term you use for two societies very close to each other only, but will confirm and post back.
by ForTheMarshal
Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

Training weekend added for Easter weekend
by ForTheMarshal
Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: 13th Century food & cooking
Replies: 8
Views: 6945

Re: 13th Century food & cooking

Also interested.
by ForTheMarshal
Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: The Priory of St Mary Magdalene.
Replies: 16
Views: 5948

Re: The Priory of St Mary Magdalene.

Mad Mick wrote:I've always liked the idea of portraying a Lazar Knight.
Like this? :P
by ForTheMarshal
Wed Feb 01, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Re: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

* One of the Rufford Abbey shows has moved to Sherwood Forest.
* Harewood House now has exact dates.
* Extra show added in September

:D
by ForTheMarshal
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.
Replies: 27
Views: 11132

Crusade: Nationwide 11th to 13th Century Society.

Greetings. We are Crusade. We have worked with a variety of clients, large and small, to reproduce an experience of life in the 11th to 13th centuries. We are a flexible group, and have turned our hand to everything from 8th century Vikings to the Vietnam war, however our primary focus is the Crusad...
by ForTheMarshal
Sat Jan 07, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Logging
Replies: 14
Views: 5013

Re: Logging

Unrelated - but this did make me think of how you can tell a pretty lady is coming by at shows, as you hear the men all start frantically chopping wood to look all manly and stuff! :P
by ForTheMarshal
Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Where are the reenactment groups
Replies: 17
Views: 8202

Re: Where are the reenactment groups

We have groups in Birmingham and Leicester you might want to try out. 11th to 13th C. Chance to do Byzantine and Muslim stuff as well as the more widely covered western. Click the massive icon in my signature for our website. If that's of interest, drop me a PM and I'll give you the details of which...
by ForTheMarshal
Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Hello, New around here
Replies: 22
Views: 8017

Re: Hello, New around here

We have a branch that trains at the uni twice a week if that's commutable - drop me a PM and I can give you the telephone number and email of their leader Pete.
by ForTheMarshal
Mon Dec 19, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: New Website "Test help" please
Replies: 10
Views: 3921

Re: New Website "Test help" please

Works fine on Firefox 8 (I think - latest version anyway).

Also, looking damned fine :)
by ForTheMarshal
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: A bit of Victorian porn . . . . .
Replies: 7
Views: 6472

Re: A bit of Victorian porn . . . . .

Show us yer ankles! :P