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Northumberland battle to be brought to life in Flodden anniversary year

Northumberland battle to be brought to life in Flodden anniversary year

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

History and battle fans will be pleased to learn that a special re-eneactment will take place next month. Important parts of the Battle of Flodden, which took place in 1513, will be played out at Etal village, near the battlefield site, on August 3 and 4. They will be the first ever re-enactment scenes from the battle that changed the course of British and European history.

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Battle of Flodden style Living History camp meets horticulture at Etal

Battle of Flodden style Living History camp meets horticulture at Etal

Other posts by  |  August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fans of history re-enactment will be excited to learn that a re-enactment group will be on hand in North Northumberland at Etal at the beginning of September. A Living History camp in the Etal’s walled garden will be created to illustrate many things from the 1500s, including costumes, cookery and grooming. Weaponry displays drill techniques will take place, too.

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New Battle of Flodden documentary is a masterful, gripping production

New Battle of Flodden documentary is a masterful, gripping production

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was red carpet night in north Northumberland on Friday when a group of volunteers unveiled an impressive video depicting the passion, tragedy and bloodshed that was the Battle of Flodden almost 500 years ago. The film is titled Battle of Flodden – Then and Now, and has been produced by the Remembering Flodden Project, […]

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