Our Viking Heritage
12th/13th May 2018
A display of living history and battle re-enactment from the period of 870AD that includes static displays of weaponry, surgery, trading, weaving and food cooked and eaten from that period. As well as two small scale re-enactments including archery.
Event starts at 10am until 4pm with two battles at 12am and 2pm
To be held at The Central Park, Park Rd, Peterborough.
Viking Crafts Day
15th September 2018
A hands on day of craft demonstrations and battle re-enactments.
Event starts at 1pm until 5pm with 2 re-enactments at 2pm and 4pm.
To be held at Loxley Community Centre, Loxley Centre, Loxley, Werrington, Peterborough PE4 5BW
We do two basic events that involve different aspects of the group
Outdoor Public Events
We offer a range of Living history that includes weaving, dyeing, basic foodstuffs and cooking, herbs and basic surgery and a weaponry display. And various scenarios involving combat between our members that is as realistic as possible within our strict safety rules.
With these events we concentrate on the Living History where we offer a number of different displays.
History - A basic history of the Viking Era including the period that Wodens Hearth is set and the area it is set in.
Food - Raw ingredients, cooked food, wild and cultivated vegetables, berries and meat.
Household - A variety of items used within the Viking age for weaving, sewing, healing etc
Textiles - Tablet, Heddle, Lucet and Trollen Wheel with dyes and how they were used
Viking Runes and Mythology - A discussion of their use and origins and relationship to modern day English. The mythology of the Norse gods and their relationship to the runes, and the telling of a related saga.
Herbs and Surgery - An overview of what herbs were used and surgical tools were needed.
Weapon Display - showing a variety of weapons and armour and their use, and associated battle tactics
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