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Princes Camps

Princess Hall

Medieval Market

The Freeman Of Gwent

Home from the European wars, with the Welsh Swords and Welsh Longbows now standing ready to defend the land. Step back in time, and join the excellent Freemen of Gwent as they set up camp with combat displays, crafts and living history. They portray the period from the early years of the 100 Years War (1337) up to and including the Battle of Agincourt (1415).

The House Of Blackstar

Covering the historical period of 1240 to 1350 they provide accurate combat displays as well as a glimpse into the life of a medieval household. They normally operate from Whittington castle but we have convinced them to cross the border! . The House of the Black Star regularly give demonstrations of Medieval life, Crime & Punishment and Weaponry displays.

 

Medieval Combat Wales

Medieval Combat Wales strives to promote the movement in Historical Medieval Battles (HMB) and full contact medieval fighting in Wales. HMB is a modern full contact fighting sport with steel blunt weapons characteristic for the Middle Ages. Armor and weapons have to follow regulations on historical authenticity and safety. Fighters are covered in full modern produced protective armor, made from steel (or other metal alloy if permitted)made to aesthetically be as close to their historical counterparts as possible. Hits and blows may be aimed at any parts of the body (with the limitations set in the regulations); both wrestling and percussive techniques are permitted.

British Medieval Combat Championship

Heritage Cup is coming to Wales! 

Battle Heritage is a Full Contact Medieval Combat club, its members take this sport seriously and fight to win. It is not a reenactment group. Competitors will enter into various fights including polearm, sword & shield, longsword, sword and buckler. Sunday will see the spectacular group fighting 3 verses 3 / 5 v 5 and all vs all!

British Medieval Combat Championship, Heritage Cup, is a full contact medieval tournament hosted by Battle Heritage. Teams from around the UK will take to the field in a glorious display of both 1v1 and group combat over both Saturday and Sunday. This is not scripted combat, all teams are fighting to win. Who will come out on top?"

 

Owain Glyn Dwr Society

The society was founded in 1996 by Adrien Jones (the society’s President) to “...commemorate the role of Owain Glyn Dŵr in Welsh history...” and “... create a permanent memorial....” That memorial was unveiled at Machynlleth (where his first parliament was held) on the 600th anniversary of the start of his revolt against the English crown.

John Cowper Powys Society

The Powys Society was founded to promote and encourage the appreciation and enjoyment of the writings of John Cowper, Theodore (T.F.), and Llewelyn Powys. All three writers attract passionate support: John Cowper Powys’s expansive visionary novels have been hailed as comparable with the fictions of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy

Glyndŵr University

Glyndwr University has campuses at Wrexham, Northop and St Asaph in north-east Wales. Formerly known as the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI), it was granted full university status in 2008 after being a member of the University of Wales since 2003. The University is named after the medieval Welsh prince Owain Glyndwr.

Clwyd and Powys Archaeological Trust

CPAT is one of four Welsh Archaeological Trusts working closely with other national, regional and local bodies, to help protect, record and interpret all aspects of the historic environment for the whole of Wales.

Most of CPAT's work is in the Clwyd-Powys area - the county of Powys and the local authority areas in the former county of Clwyd - Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham County Borough and the eastern part of Conwy County Borough.

The Princess Gwenllian Society

The Society was founded to commemorate Gwenllian, the daughter of Llywelyn the last ruling Prince of Wales ("Llywelyn The Last"). After Llywelyn's death, the whole of Wales came under the control of King Edward I of England. Edward ordered Gwenllian, a 1-year old baby, to be imprisoned in an English convent so that she would not have children who might restore Welsh independence. There she remained until her death 53 years later.

Discovering Old Welsh Houses Group – Denbighshire Branch

DISCOVER, CELEBRATE & SHARE more about  pre-1700 houses across north Wales by focusing on:-

House & Family History Research. Architectural Styles & Building Recording. Obtaining felling dates for house timbers using dendrochronology; AND Meet a network of interested people, join your local branch & get involved with

community & house history Study Welsh built heritage, landscape, community, culture, economic and social history of the period

Cefyn Burgess Tapestries

Born and raised in the slate quarry village of Bethesda, he graduated from Manchester with a BA (hons) in woven textiles then an MA in textiles from the Royal College of Art. His designs are created to suit any setting from a castle to a room and respond to the clients brief but also taking into account his own cultural background giving the designs a distinctive Welsh appeal but with a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional.

Matthew Ryan Historical Illustrator

Matthew Ryan is both an Historical Illustrator and a Fine Artist. Matthew's work has appeared in publications such as Osprey Publishing, Channel 4's "Walking Through History with Tony Robinson, Medieval Warfare Magazine and Desperta Ferro Magazine. His prints are already becoming popular with collectors and history enthusiasts worldwide.

Llangollen Museum

Llangollen Museum always has a number of programmes running to help improve access to and knowledge of the fascinating heritage of Llangollen and the surrounding area

Collette J Ellis Illustration Art

Born in April 1989 Collette June Ellis grew up surrounded by the spectacular landscapes of North Wales, UK. Her works is often inspired by fantasy and mythology, drawing inspiration from ancient cultures and a variety of countries.

Hanes Edeirnion Society

Mark Williams

Local Historian

Mark is a local historian of 30 years who researches primary sources, oral histories and the road, field and place names of our rich heritage.

Welsh Battlefield Society

The society focuses on battles of historic importance to Wales and discusses the tactics and people involved.

Charles Evans-Gunther      Medieval Scribe

Watch the scribe demonstrate the art of calligraphy as used in the 14th century. Come and inspect the tools and materials used by scribes. Have a go at writing with a quill pen."

Vivid Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality has been around for a long time, however, with today’s every improving technology, the capability and quality is quickly improving. 

VR headsets allow the user to step into a digital world which surrounds them completely i.e stepping into another world! 

At Vivid Virtual Reality, we use VR for our historic reconstructions. It is truly amazing to experience the past and really feel and appreciate the scale and detail of the environment.

Kathryn Pritchard Gibson

Kathryn Pritchard is a Historian who has a display on 'Brut y Tywysogion' which is chronicle that is one of the most important primary sources for Welsh history.

Cofio Llywelyn Society

Virtual Reality has been around for a long time, however, with today’s every improving technology, the capability and quality is quickly improving. 

VR headsets allow the user to step into a digital world which surrounds them completely i.e stepping into another world! 

At Vivid Virtual Reality, we use VR for our historic reconstructions. It is truly amazing to experience the past and really feel and appreciate the scale and detail of the environment.

ABBEY  Cwmhir Heritage Trust 

Abbey Cwm Hir Heritage trust aims to increase knowledge of the Abbey of Cwmhir in Radnorshire, Powys, Wales where Llywelyn our Last Prince is believed to be buried. Through talks, leaflets, booklets, field trips and other activities

Cymdeithas Hanes Edeyrnion / Edeyrnion Historical Society

Edeyrnion Historical Society has an annual programme of lectures on the historical aspects of North Wales, held in Cynwyd and Carrog during March, April, September and October, plus summer field trips in May and June. We are lucky to be able to attract presentations from experts from as far afield as the Universities of Bangor and Aberystwyth

Fiona Coilins

Story Teller

Fiona has been a professional storyteller for over 20 years, telling tales that interweave the beautiful languages of English and Welsh. Specialising in tales from Wales and around the World, Fiona is passionate about empowering and supporting young people through stories