Rusland Garrison – The New Varangian Guard

The New Varangian Guard has a number of garrisons around Australia re-enacting the Varangian Guard – the elite bodyguard of the Byzantine Emperor. The garrison in Brisbane is Rusland Garrison, “Rusland” being an old name for Russia, the land of the Rus people. Rusland will be bringing a Byzantine Heavy infantry unit to participate in St Ives Medieval Faire 2017