The Company of the Staple

The Company of the Staple are a Sydney group, re-enacting life in the English-held French city of Calais in 1376, during the Hundred Years War. Members cover portrayals from knights and merchants through to artisans and commoners, recreating combat, cooking and a number of traditional textile works. Company of the Staple will be running the village kitchen, working all day to feed the camp, and have several historical craftsmen demonstrating weaving, tapestry, wood carving and leatherworking.