Our monthly roundup of videos, including music, fighting and Sweden’s largest medieval festival.
Experience Medieval Art and Architecture in Picturesque Brugge – National Geographic created this beautiful video of Bruges
Emily Hutchison research on medieval Paris – Mount Royal University humanities professor Emily Hutchison talks about her research.
Dan Knox won first prize at Central European University’s Three-Minute Thesis competition for this quick talk on ‘Sixth Century Social Media‘
How to dig a trench – on-site video from Wessex Archaeology’s Castlegate dig in Sheffield.
Sound Memories: The Musical Past in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe – a collaborative research project involving the University of Cambridge, the University of Heidelberg/University of Zurich, Charles University in Prague, the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw and the University of Utrecht.
Viking Age Music – Skjalden examines what kind of musical instruments did the Vikings have
This is Glima!! Viking martial art – filmed earlier this year in Norway
10 Medieval Murder Mysteries – from Eskify
How to Make ‘Medieval’ Longbow Arrows – by Mick Grewcock, who makes English longbows
I.33 – A medieval treatise on the use of the Sword & Buckler – from Schola Gladiatoria, one of the major Youtube channels covering Historical European Martial Arts
Medieval Kildare Rediscovered – the Gaiety School of Acting in collaboration with the The Hive – Kildare Youth Hub presented an Immersive Site Specific Theatre Piece as part of the 2018 Kildare Town Medieval Festival
Drafting and Hand Sewing Medieval Hose – from Bernadette Banner’s Historical Dressmaking channel
Step back in time at Sweden’s largest medieval festival – The Local profiles the medieval festival at Visby in Gotland.
Coda: Elaine Stratton Hild studies Medieval chants for the sick and dying – Elaine Stratton Hild, a musicologist who specializes in Medieval chants for the sick and dying, spent the past year as as a residential fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study creating a book of the chants she’s pieced together through her research.