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The timetable is the same for both Saturday and Sunday.

Joust Arena

  • Grand Parade

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  • Jousting Tournament

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    The St Ives Jousting Tournament featuring the inaugural World Jousting Championship - Morning Session

  • Full Flight Birds of Prey Show

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    Full Flight will be offering demonstrations of this unique hunting technique that has grown into an art form.

  • Viking Battle

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    Will the weary Westerners successfully defend themselves or will the mighty Varangian Guard squash their rebellion? Witness the fury of Viking battle.

  • Armstreet Australia Costume Competition

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    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,

  • Knight's Foot Tournament

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    Knights in full plate armour take the field on foot to do great deeds of arms. Clad in their heraldic colours, they fight with blunted weapons to demonstrate their skill, bravery, courtesy and nobility.

  • Full Flight Birds of Prey Show

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    Full Flight will be offering demonstrations of this unique hunting technique that has grown into an art form.

  • Kingdom of Heaven Tournament

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    Christian knights of the Holy Lands meet in Jerusalem for a Round Table tournament. Symbolic of the legendary round table of King Arthur, knights compete in single combat and mass melee. They risk life and limb to prove their worth to the King of Jerusalem.

  • Jousting Tournament

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    The St Ives Jousting Tournament featuring the inaugural World Jousting Championship - Afternoon Session. Sunday Grand FInal

Battle Field

  • Trebuchet

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    The Juvenis of Accendo Sarcolagos re-enactment group invite you to witness this violently simple war machine at work, firing watermelons the show is not to be missed.

  • Archery Show

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    Experience the power of the Longbow, as expert archers unleash war weighted arrows at armour (Both maille and plate!), demonstrating the penetrating qualities of the famous bodkin points. The Medieval Archery Society will work to dismiss some of the common myths that abound in film and tv, and also showcasing the other weaponry used in the Hundred Years War!

  • Pike and Musket Demonstration

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    A tight band of pikemen are flanked and supported by crack-shot musketeers. An effective strategy, but the Routiers must practice in order to earn their bread. Come and find out why these men-of-no-lands were so feared and respected.

  • Cannon Firing

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    Commemorative History Society and Vanguard present Medieval artillery and firing of a cannon. The bombard is an early cannon used in the 15th century

  • Life in the Medieval Infantry with Company of the Cross

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    Come and see how the fighting men of Richard III used sword, axe & bow. You know the Hollywood myths of the Wars of the Roses, now get the real story.

  • Pike and Musket Demonstration

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    A tight band of pikemen are flanked and supported by crack-shot musketeers. An effective strategy, but the Routiers must practice in order to earn their bread. Come and find out why these men-of-no-lands were so feared and respected.

  • Archery Show

    -

    Experience the power of the Longbow, as expert archers unleash war weighted arrows at armour (Both maille and plate!), demonstrating the penetrating qualities of the famous bodkin points. The Medieval Archery Society will work to dismiss some of the common myths that abound in film and tv, and also showcasing the other weaponry used in the Hundred Years War!

  • Cannon Firing

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    Commemorative History Society and Vanguard present Medieval artillery and firing of a cannon. The bombard is an early cannon used in the 15th century

  • Trebuchet

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    The Juvenis of Accendo Sarcolagos re-enactment group invite you to witness this violently simple war machine at work, firing watermelons the show is not to be missed.

Village Green

  • C14th Deeds of Arms

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    Contenders in the full armour of a fourteenth century knight test themselves in foot combat. More than a sword fight, these men are seeking to show how they embody the virtues of chivalry through great deeds of arms.

  • C14/15th Fighting Techniques with Company of St Christopher

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    The Company of St Christopher will demonstrate a variety unarmed and armed document-able fighting techniques from Masters of the 14th and 15th Century. Demonstrations through the day will include unarmed fighting, dagger, messer, long-sword and poleaxe.

  • Sharp Weapon Cutting Demonstration with Condottieri

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    A presentation of skill and speed! Condottieri will put on an educational display of martial prowess covering practical cutting demonstrations of various combat techniques and weapons based on Renaissance Society.

  • Introduction to Glima - with Lars Magnar Enoksen (Norway)

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    Glima: an introduction and demonstration of Icelandic wrestling from the Jomsborgalag Sudhird, with special guest speaker, Grand Master Lars Magnar Enokssen

  • Glima Tournament - Viking Wrestling

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    Glíma is a term to describe the ancient Scandinavian martial art which was practised without weapons in the warrior society of the Viking age and medieval times. Dark ages re-enactors will be demonstrating how Glìma is practised and kept alive to this day.

  • Medieval Dance Workshop with Wayward

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    Fun, easy historic dances for all ages.

  • Byzantine Kontarion Drill Display

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    As the cultures of the Dark Ages reached outwards with largely \'unprofessional\' armies, the Late Roman (Byzantine) Empire found themselves with the manpower to revive an old strategy: mass infantry blocks trained and armed with brutal four-or-more metre pikes. Watch a Byzantine \'Drill sergeant\' teach raw recruits not to impale each other. If you\\\'d like to enlist, you can try it yourself.

  • C14/15th Fighting Techniques with Company of St Christopher

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    The Company of St Christopher will demonstrate a variety unarmed and armed document-able fighting techniques from Masters of the 14th and 15th Century. Demonstrations through the day will include unarmed fighting, dagger, messer, long-sword and poleaxe.

  • Knattliekr - Viking Football

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    Early Village re-enactors will be recreating the Viking era ball game, called knattleikr. The sagas tell of people\'s love of the game, that players had disputes, and frequently, that blood was spilled. Come and witness the State of Origin getting medieval, as Victoria takes on NSW for the St Ives 2017 title!

  • C17th Polish Sabre Duelling with Miklagard

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    Some fencing styles use a tight grip and a hammer fist, others, geometry and leverage. The Sabre, on the other hand, a ballistic steel arc; hurled with precision and passion in a dangerous game of judgement! Learn what they mean by a ‘windmill’ - and how a pinkie finger can kill - in this skilled demonstration of the infamous 17th century Polish cross-cutting school of Sabre.

Village Pavilion

  • Medieval Pets with Company of the Staple

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    Ever wondered how people in medieval times cared for their pets? Get an insight into the integral part that pets played in the medieval family as well as early pet care and some of the medieval treatments that were used to treat illness and injury in mans best friend.

  • Urban Militia - the Peoples Army - with Ex Libris

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    When Knights were fighting each other in fields of war, a quiet revolution was starting in the cities that would change war forever. The Militia!

  • Try Fingerloop Braiding with Company of the Phoenix

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    Try your hand at making your own braided medieval cords of various colours, patterns, shapes and sizes

  • Playing Medieval Board Games with Company of the Phoenix

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    Learn to play medieval boardgames, how they are different to today\'s games, and how they are similar

  • Solid Lance Jousting with Champion Jouster, Rod Walker

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    Champion jouster Rod Walker takes you inside the world of historical jousting. Learn about the horses, the equipment, the training and the experience of the sport of kings.

  • You Can Do This Too! - Info and Q&A with village re-enactors

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    How do you get started in historical re-enactment? Meet some of our village re-enactors, and learn about opportunities in your area to try it out.

Village In-Camp

  • Byzantine Medicine with Miklagard (in Early Village)

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    In the 12th Century, the Byzantine empire were on the forefront of medical research. Discover the treatments and surgical procedures that would inform 500 years of European medicine

  • Morning Prayers, Blessing of the Pilgrims and Gregorian Chant (in Templar Camp)

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    Join the Templars and Schola Cantorum to hear Gregorian chant and morning prayers in Latin. The pilgrims will be blessed before they set out for the Holy places in Jerusalem.

  • Make Medieval Fabric Buttons with Rosalie's Medieval Woman (in C14th Village)

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    Try your hand at making fabric buttons.

  • Minstrels and their Instruments with Wayward (in C14th Village)

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    Learn about various historic hurdy gurdies, bagpipes, shawms, recorders, flutes and percussion instruments. Discover the history and development of the each instrument and the life of a medieval minstrel

  • Viking Chest Construction with Vlachernai (in Early Village)

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    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.

  • Introduction to Gregorian Chant with Schola Cantorum (in Templar Camp)

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    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.

  • Viking Grooming with Blackpool and Vlachernai (in Early Village)

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    A Scandinavian bachelor is taken from drab to fab in preparation for his upcoming nuptials. A demonstration of Scandinavian grooming practices and fashions.

  • Musical Instruments of the Viking Age with Jomsborg (in Early Village)

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    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

  • Enamelling - The Medieval Art of Glass on Metal with Company of the Staple (in C14th Village)

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    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.

  • Food Preservation, Cheese and Butter making with Miklagard & Europa (in Early Village)

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    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.

  • Afternoon Prayer and Gregorian Chant (in Templar Camp)

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    Join the Templars and Schola Cantorum to hear Gregorian chant and afternoon prayers in Latin