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Glima Viking Wrestling Tournament with Einherjar
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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.

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.

Medieval Dance Workshop with Wayward
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Fun, easy historic dances for all ages.

How a Knight Shall Be Armed with JOAS
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See the differences in arming 14th and 15th century Knights in full armour and get an intro to harnischfechten - the art of fighting in full armour

Knattliekr – Viking Football
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Early Village re-enactors will be recreating the Viking era ball game, called knattleikr.

A Year in the Life of a Peasant with The Revolting Peasants
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Follow the changing seasons in the lives of medieval peasants

The Saxon Witan Court with NEMAS
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Recreating a 7th Century Migration era court in a period when the early Germanic invaders were struggling to secure their rule on post Roman Britain. Join the Saxon Queen as she receives tribute, dispenses justice and puts her warriors through their paces.

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.

Varangian Guard Battle Training with Rusland
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Watch the elite guard of the Byzantine Emperor train using a variety of period weapons and techniques.

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.

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.

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