Watch the elite guard of the Byzantine Emperor train using a variety of period weapons and techniques.
ARMSTREET AUSTRALIA invite you to don that peasant smock and lace up your bodice to look the part at the Faire. At 1pm assemble next to the Royal Box (North end) of the Joust Arena for judging.
Prizes for adults and chldren,
Join the Templars and Schola Cantorum to hear Gregorian chant and afternoon prayers in Latin
How do you keep your dairy, meat and vegetables fresh without a fridge? You’ll learn how our ancestors processed fresh foods to make them last.
Enamelling produced some of the finest artwork of the middle ages. Learn how the enameller prepared the metal surface, manipulated glass powders and fired the finished work.
Meet the Jomsborg luthier – stringed instrument maker – and learn about the instruments of the Viking age, how they were made and how they were played
A Scandinavian bachelor is taken from drab to fab in preparation for his upcoming nuptials. A demonstration of Scandinavian grooming practices and fashions.
Short discussion on: History of the chant, the 13th Century notation, Latin pronunciation. Brief mention of technique in singing chant and a chance to learn some simple chant melodies. And a chance to hear Schola Cantorum sing chant.
Sven the Merchant offers more than a glimpse into the methods and tricks of construction of the Viking chest and the fittings of these wonderful examples of Viking history in woodwork.