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Next National Living History Fayre will be on October 24th & 25th, and re-bookings are already extremely encouraging. Sunday March 1st featured particularly nasty weather and apparently there was something called “Rugby” on the television, so it was perhaps quieter than previously, but many traders report excellent sales being achieved, which just goes to show it is not the number of people passed your stand but the number who stop and buy that really matters!

jess 001The October event will continue to have FREE ADMISSION despite the fact that we are now by some considerable way the largest Re-enactment Market in the UK :-)

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2014 0062014 001We have engaged “Rhythm N Roots” as our Saturday night band for October 24th, plus we have a live performance from “Per Kelt”  who also have a trade stand at the market.

Rhythm-n-RootsR n R posterperkelt4As well as the twice-a-year NLHF, we have also set up some annual “Regional” Re-enactment & LARP Markets, in the North East at Brancepeth Castle near Durham, the North West at Barton EC near Preston, the South East at Blue Barn EC near Ashford in Kent, and in the South West at Stretcholt EC near Bridgewater in Somerset. Details can be found on individual pages on this website and on Facebook.

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Well, how about that? We now have a Full Contact Medieval Sword Fighting Tournament at the NLHF, to be run by Paul Black, aka Sir John of Lancaster, Earl of Chester, who runs the Knights of Honour re-enactment group and who has revived the Knight School, a sort of specialist Boot Camp to help improve standards of fitness and skill and safety across medieval sword fighters. Full details on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FullContactAtNLHF !

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VENUE is ONLEY GROUNDS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE, just off the M45 / A45 near Dunchurch, just 9 easy miles along the main road from Ryton-on-Dunsmore, and there will continue to be completely FREE ADMISSION!!!

We look forward to seeing you there!  Bring warm clothes – it is not heated! And sensible footwear in case it is muddy or wet.

Best wishes
David

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