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Aug - Sep '19 31/08 - 01/09

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Nr Wrexham. N.E Wales

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CHIRK CASTLE ‘Battle of Crogen’. The National Trust at Chirk Castle will be commemorating the anniversary of King Henry II’s Berwyn Campaign against the combined Welsh Forces of King Owain Gwynedd, Owain Cyfeiliog, The Lord Rhys and a host of other Welsh princes. The opening skirmish, traditionally referred to as The Battle of Crogen took place on the Chirk estate in the Ceiriog Valley in the late summer of 1165 a.d.

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11 : 00 AM Event opens. Living History Encampments 11: 30 AM ARENA 1 Single Combat, Warbands and Archery display 12 : 45 PM ARENA 2 1165 A.D. ‘Kings, Princes, warriors and camp followers’ Come meet the people who fought at The Battle of Crogen. 01 : 45 PM ARENA 1 ‘Raising a new army’ – Children’s activity. 02 : 30 PM ARENA 1 MAIN DISPLAY – ‘THE BERWYN CAMPAIGN SKIRMISH’. 04 : 00 PM Event Close.

See National Trust website for directions etc. www.nationaltrust.org.uk/chirk-castle and www.facebook.com/ChirkCastleNT . Address Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5AF.

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September 14

41 Hurworth Road, Hurworth Place, DARLINGTON, DL2 2BN

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A very busy Country Fair with lots going on throughout the day. Acle will present a Living History camp with combat displays, kiddi vike etc.

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September 14

Winscombe community centre, Sandford rd BS25

Minor Westencynn See as VCal

Winscombe Michaelmas fair. Westencynn will display weapons and a Living History encampment from the Viking age. there will be a fancy dress competition for local kids, who will also be invited to take part in kiddi-vike.

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September 14 - 15

Suffolk Food Hall, Ipswich

Minor Ordgar See as VCal

Blodorn Englar host the 2nd Viking and Saxon Festival showcasing Eastern and Huscarl rules with groups attending from all over Europe. Ordgar Viking and Saxon Re-enactors will be attending and delivering a high quality, award winning living history encampment

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September 15

Hertford Castle

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The Castle lawn will host a medieval encampment, Viking battles, falconry displays, archery workshops and much more.

Hertford Castle will also be open to the public for visitors to explore the basement, dungeons, Robing Room and Downshire Suite.

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September 22

The Corn Exchange, Market Place, Blandford Forum, Dorset. DT11 7AF

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Medieval Moot at the Corn Exchange in Blandford Forum. The Vikings will be demonstrating a variety of crafts, skills, combat and story-telling. The Time Travellers Kitchen will be in the Shambles demonstrating from the Medieval period.

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