Join us at our Multi Period Living History Weekend. Travel through time from Anglo-Saxon Mercians to World War 2. Discover how people lived, what they ate and how they fought. Each encampment will have demonstrations throughout both days and their will be an Arena Programme of activities throughout both days.
Discover how the Victorians harnessed steam to power their engines and other machines on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August, when Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, Shropshire will be ‘in steam’. The weekend will provide a rare chance to get up close and personal with an eclectic collection of Victorian steam powered machines, all of which will be in their full working splendour.
The Town’s replica of Trevithick’s 1802 Coalbrookdale locomotive will be running; the original is believed to be the world’s first steam locomotive. Other museum engines in steam will include ‘Billy’, a fantastic 1903 Wallis & Steevens road roller as well as a variety of special guest machines including rare ploughing engines.
Living History Weekend – exact details to follow shortly but The Beaufort Companye portrays the household of a retainer to the Dukes of Somerset and the Beaufort Family during the late 15th Century, specifically the period known as the War of the Roses. Our aim is to bring to the public a new and exciting interpretation of the period via our authentic and interactive portrayal of medieval military and civilian life
Welcome to all Lords & Ladies, Free Men & Peasants We are The House Of The Black Star. We serve under the banner of the Black Star, House of Fitzwarren, Protectors to the Fitzwarren family. We are a medieval re-enactment society covering Historical period of 1240 to 1350 and it is our primary goal to provide accurate combat displays as well as a glimpse into the life of a medieval household.
A light hearted look at life in a small rural town in the 1940s. As you walk around the town, you will be captivated by Re-Enactors and Entertainers in period costume, vintage vehicle displays, trade stands, music and dancing; all with a 1940’s theme. There will also be special activities for children.