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by Martin
Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Financial aid for business's ?
Replies: 26
Views: 4352

Hi Lucy yep , we have one girl, aged 11 ( going on 16 :) ), we're getting some Family Tax Credits but suzie deals with that so Im not sure how much and I know its not great, Im worried about the forms etc that I may need to fill in,I have trouble with forms etc (part of my discalcula thing ) and suz...
by Martin
Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Financial aid for business's ?
Replies: 26
Views: 4352

Financial aid for business's ?

Is there anyone we can contact re getting financial help when business's aret taking in profit , help with council tax etc ? we just recieved a letter from the council threatening us with court and we may lose the house :( , in the last month we have made, in profit, a grand total of £65, mainly due...
by Martin
Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Financial aid for business's ?
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Financial aid for business's ?

ignore me Im a mistake LOL :lol:
by Martin
Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Caldicot 2008 -CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2862

Jim you have no idea m8 :cry: , its becoming a struggle just to stay afloat (forgive the pun :lol: )
by Martin
Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Trading in Europe in september (LPLG multi period show)
Replies: 1
Views: 847

Trading in Europe in september (LPLG multi period show)

Just wondering if anyone is going to this show ? and might wanna share travel n Diesel ? :)
by Martin
Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:57 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Caldicot 2008 -CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2862

we'll be there, one of the last reenactments of the year , cracking venue and we will be steam punking as well 8)
by Martin
Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:34 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Relevant to traders who demo R.E ILHF
Replies: 6
Views: 1736

Hi Frances the idea is to have a cubicle or area which traders can do 20 / 30 minute talks / displays using their product or skills i.e I can do a 30 min one about breaking down a lump of venison muscle by muscle , marinating it using natural ingredients, then dry it over night next day people who w...
by Martin
Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Paperwork from organisors, legal in any way ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1927

cheers guys, just send a polite email requesting a refund of our pitch fee for now, if they get shirty then I will go all the way :D
by Martin
Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Chip and Pin / card machines usage dropping ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1382

will do cheers :D
by Martin
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:51 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Chip and Pin / card machines usage dropping ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1382

Chip and Pin / card machines usage dropping ?

We're looking to cut our costs at the mo and we've noticed a massive drop in people using their cards to pay for things, anyone else with a C & P machine noticed this ? we're considering dropping ours cos £40 per month is not much for rental but as its being used less and less we're not sure if we'r...
by Martin
Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Paperwork from organisors, legal in any way ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1927

Paperwork from organisors, legal in any way ?

We got back last night from our worst ever show, its cost us £200 to do it, totaly gutted, we were relying on it to some degree, I and all the other traders feel we were totaly bullshitted by the organisors, it was folk festival in chepstow, we were set up at the race course where we were assured by...
by Martin
Thu Jul 03, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: 'Feeling the pinch' update - am down and very nearly out
Replies: 49
Views: 11949

supose so :lol:
by Martin
Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: 'Feeling the pinch' update - am down and very nearly out
Replies: 49
Views: 11949

Just had an idea hon, may not work but hey ho, try renting a larger marquee for a show, to late for chatteris but maybe for another, borrow a tea urn and instead of selling whole cakes sell slices with chai, earl grey, assam etc, have some nice tinkly medieval musac playing in the back ground and he...
by Martin
Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: 'Feeling the pinch' update - am down and very nearly out
Replies: 49
Views: 11949

WHORE FARTS,WHORES FARTS, WHORES FARTS !!!!!
:twisted:
by Martin
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Relevant to traders who demo R.E ILHF
Replies: 6
Views: 1736

Relevant to traders who demo R.E ILHF

http://www.livinghistoryfairs.com/nlhfforum/viewtopic.php?p=647#647 Just a discussion about doing small demo's using our own products in an effort to get schools / colleges history departments teachers and students interested in visiting the ILHF, given the right idea's and suggestions etc it could ...
by Martin
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: contact details for the Licoln xmas show
Replies: 1
Views: 916

contact details for the Licoln xmas show

after the contact for the historical market if anyone can help :)
by Martin
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:49 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: 'Feeling the pinch' update - am down and very nearly out
Replies: 49
Views: 11949

chin up babe :) and think of the faces of the punters in future when you explain Whores Farts to em :D
by Martin
Wed Jun 18, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Other food (sort of) traders ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2092

dont know if he's trading at the mo, cheers though :)
by Martin
Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Other food (sort of) traders ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2092

Other food (sort of) traders ?

I have a little idea and was wondering what food based traders there were in our happy little reenacmtent family, preferably historical :lol: I know of
Angela's Pantry
a chap doing roman sauces whos name eludes me
:P does anyone know of anyone else ?
cheers M
by Martin
Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Other periods to trade in
Replies: 4
Views: 1604

will do andy, when I get back from Ireland ina bout 12 days :)
cheers M
by Martin
Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:56 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Other periods to trade in
Replies: 4
Views: 1604

Other periods to trade in

Ive done quite a few multi bashs and Im always getting told by ACW, ECW types that I should try and get into their markets as I would probably do OK , how would I go about it ? I trade mostly at muddyevil shows because thats where I started as a hobby, Ive got the right kit for ECW and also ACW but ...
by Martin
Thu Jun 12, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Can't get to Tatton
Replies: 8
Views: 1828

yeah m8, we're there tomorrow, early as poss so if you need a hand putting your tent up and unloading no probs, soon as Suzie has finished ours I'll send her over, just give her a pack of wine gums or something :D seriously though Dave, we're more than willing to help you with your erection problem ...
by Martin
Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else feeling the pinch ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4525

will pm you m8, if this w/end at Tatton and the Irish shows Im going to dont go well I think I will be closing shop :cry: , cant really carry on anymore, its becoming very difficult and have spent the last 2 days trying like hell to think of any solutions, cant see any. Which means that MJM will bec...
by Martin
Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Billmen - myth?
Replies: 273
Views: 37822

believe you had to be able to shoot something like 12 arrows
cor Robin Hood only managed to shoot one arrow, how are you going to be able to shoot 12 ??? would they be in a bundle tied together or individual targets ?? thats some pretty accurate shooting IMHO :D
by Martin
Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:27 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Billmen - myth?
Replies: 273
Views: 37822

So isnt there any evidence of 15th century billblocks as we portray them then ? :? if not where did the idea originate ? is that the same for pike blocks in the 17th ? or do we use billblocks in the 15th based on pike blocks of the 17th ( im not explaining what I mean very well lol) , or another way...
by Martin
Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else feeling the pinch ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4525

gregory m8, we have done most of that, but the problem isnt website, packing etc its the incedibly bad luck with shows so far, we have done 8 or 9 since december and nearly every one of them has had bad weather or other problems including being cancelled with no more than 24 hours notice (the police...
by Martin
Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else feeling the pinch ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4525

You set em up
mmmmm Im not sure EHO would like that :lol: , I need a sterile enviroment to prpare food in etc :)
by Martin
Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else feeling the pinch ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4525

its an idea but to be honest I need to be around here to keep making stuff, a couple of weeks away wouldnt be a good idea, not a bad suggestion though :)
by Martin
Tue Jun 03, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else feeling the pinch ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4525

Am baking using up any ingredients i have left to avoid buying more (not got the cash)
replace baking with jerking and thats what Im doing, found some interesting new lines as well :lol:
by Martin
Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:37 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Anyone else feeling the pinch ?
Replies: 24
Views: 4525

Delicatessens and gastro pubs? do have a couple under our belt but to be honest at the mo we dont have the spare stock to sell it wholesale, kind of a catch 22 :lol: , just been trying to find out about home working jobs ( making repeatative things, crackers and the like lol that machines cant be a...