Living History / Fairs

This new section will focus on how the Middle Ages is recreated and reenacted through Living History and at Medieval and Renaissance Fairs.  Hundreds of events occur throughout North America and Europe each year, where people are taken back to the Middle Ages and enjoy the music and merriment of the times.

A Medieval Castle in America – our video interview of the owners of a medieval-style castle located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Great Northern Medieval Fayre – got the chance to attend this medieval festival – here our video reports from the event – see also our interview with Linda Laforge on running a medieval fair

Tips on Buying a Medieval Sword – see our interview with a sword seller about what to know if you want to purchase your own replica sword

Castle Wall Productions – read our interview with a theatrical troupe based in Colorado, United States about their medieval performances

Profile of Renaissance Magazine – published six times per year, this magazine caters to those interested in Medieval and Renaissance fairs

Being an Actor in a Medieval Fair – profile of Dean Bowden at the Sarasota Medieval Fair

Herstmonceux Festival – one of England’s largest medieval fairs

Pennsic War – the annual event in Pennsylvania draws thousands of participants.  See also Medieval Warriors Descend on a Campground in Pennsylvania

Poland celebrates 600th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald

Great Northern Medieval Fayre in Canada offers Educational Experience

Jorvik Viking Centre Annual Festival – held in the city of York, England

Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle

Maryland Renaissance Festival to move

Society of Creative Anachronism and the Belegarth Medieval Combat society