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Australian Morris Ring is an organisation that represents Australian Morris dancers. It represents ‘sides’, or Morris dancing teams, in all Australian states and territories except the Northern Territory. The groups perform the Cotswold,…

Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc. is a medieval re-enactment group based in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. They focus on the ‘Dark Ages’, or early medieval period, especially the 8th century through to the Norman invasion of…

Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc. is a medieval re-enactment group based in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. They focus on the ‘Dark Ages’, or early medieval period, especially the 8th century through to the Norman invasion of…

Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc. is a medieval re-enactment group based in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. They focus on the ‘Dark Ages’, or early medieval period, especially the 8th century through to the Norman invasion of…

P.J. O’Reilly’s is an Irish pub in the Melbourne Building in Canberra, the Australian Capital Territory. The logo of the business is a lion rampant (in profile standing erect with forepaws raised) commonly found in medieval heraldry. Their…

Maypoles and the folk dance associated with them are a popular event, often involving children, at festivals throughout Australia. The origins, and possible symbolism, of Maypole dancing are uncertain but they can be traced back at least as far as…

The Black Ravens are a steel weapons Medieval Re-enactment Group based in the Australian Capital Territory. They focus on the fourteenth century and make their own combat and feasting gear. Their website includes a useful section on tunics and…

The logo for the Australian National Rugby League team the Canberra Raiders is the head of a Viking warrior wearing a horned helmet. The hair and beard of the Viking has a green tinge to match the colour of the team’s jumpers. The helmet features a…