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These wooden bird boxes and bird cage were created by Cameo Alpacas and Garden Art, a company run by Pearl Anderson and Elod Gunther and based in Woodbridge in southern Tasmania. The bird cage on the right is in the Gothic style that was commonly…

This wood and tin bird cage is in the Gothic architectural style that was commonly employed on churches in Europe between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries. The body of the bird cage is four panels in the shape of pointed arch windows with tracery…

Bismarck Metalcraft was established in 1988 by Ken Bradford in the northern Tasmanian town of Deloraine. They use modern steel to create armour, helmets, knives, and swords, including many recreations of items from medieval Britain and Europe, and…

The Order of St Thomas of Acre was re-established in 2005 and is dedicated to both St Thomas of Acre and St Thomas of Canterbury. The original Hospitaller’s of St Thomas of Canterbury at Acre were founded by King Richard I (the Lionheart) of…

Rusland NGV Garrison are a Viking re-enactment group which formed in 1991. They are part of the larger New Varangian Guard group. Rusland recreate the Varangian Guard, the bodyguard of the Byzantine Emperors and their cultural and military lifestyle…

Ulveflokk are a Viking re-enactment group based in Maleny, Queensland. It was established by Elizabeth (Hlif) of The Happy Viking store and Ulf. The group concentrate on the period 800-1100 and the interaction between Norse/Viking and Scottish Celtic…

The Happy Viking: Leatherwork and craft of the Viking and Medieval Age is an online store which opened in 2012. It is owned by Elizabeth (Hlif), a re-enactor from Maleny, Queensland. The hand-made Australian products include leatherwork, pottery,…

Nina Levy’s review of Graeme Murphy’s production of Sergei Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet by the Australian Ballet appeared in the online version of The West Australian newspaper on October 12, 2012. It includes a photograph by Jeff…