Frontline – Part 6 – June 2018

These are some more photo’s of re-enactors taking part in WW2 and their vehicles. I loved this next chap, thought he really looked like he’d stepped out of a movie and this lady was spot on with her costume and hair do   mustn’t forget the Germans!   channelling Clive Owen?             This vehicle is (acccording to Phil, who knows these things) a Hanomag SDKFZ 251 Ausf C. Called “Magda” she is a half-track armoured fighting vehicle built on an OT-810 chassis, badged to the Panzergrenadier Divison Großdeutschland. Designed and built by the Hanomag company…

Frontline~ Part 3~ June 2018

As well as the medeival lot, we also found some Tudors (at least I think this chap is)   and some (not very convincing) Romans           Some of the people who came to see the show also dressed up in style     my favourites were this couple I saw walk past me it wasn’t a great photograph as you can see so I ran after them and asked them if I could take their photo   how cute are they? 🙂 also spotted this chap,   and this lady Stay tooned for the American civil…

Frontline~ Part 2~ June 2018

PART 1 HERE On we go with some more pictures of the Vikings, or Northmen if you prefer, some more anglo–saxons I think. (Sometimes it’s hard to tell which are which). For the captions you need to have watched the TV series Vikings, sorry if you haven’t. (Really you haven’t ?? Have you been living under a rock?? Great TV programme, watch it now and then come back 🙂 )                     That about wraps up the Vikings and Anglo-saxons, stay tooned for another journey into the past next time!    

Frontline Event- Hardwick Park – June 2018

The Frontline  event is a 3 Day event, Friday being a free Living History event for the local community, and Saturday – Sunday a full Living History multiperiod event with arena battles/displays throughout the day.  Phil and I went on the Saturday and it was a great day out.  Lots of daft buggers dressed up in anglo-saxon/Viking/German/USA civil war & Roman gear/ plenty of re-enactment battles and a perfect day for photography. We’ll start with the medieval lot. They learn  crafts such as cooking, bread making and butter churning, ale brewing, naalbinding, embroidery and  spinning as well as training in combat, which may…