Browse Items (29 total)

A digital photograph of the parade at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. One of the highlights of the parade was an appropriately green and scaly smoke breathing winged dragon on wheels pulled by a chain. Dragons are a popular element of the medieval…

A close-up digital photograph of the dragon in the parade at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. Dragons are a popular element of the medieval period, occurring in Old English (Anglo-Saxon) literature, most famously in Beowulf, on the prows of some…

A close-up digital photograph of a section of the parade at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. This image features an impromptu sword-fight. Unfortunately for the combatant on horseback, he has no clear height advantage over his opponent on foot. The…

A close-up digital photograph of a Viking dragon boat in the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The warriors in the boat, possibly setting out on a raid, are quite accurately attired. The three warriors at the back of the boat are wearing helmets similar…

A close up photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day, including events on the combat arena. The illustration features a running dragon, perhaps attacking the man on the horse.…

A photograph of a sign at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The sign marks the stage area of the Carnivale site, labelled the ‘Jongleur Path’. ‘Jongleur’ is a term from Old French used during the medieval era for a wandering entertainer,…

A photograph of two helmets and two swords in the blacksmith’s workshop at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The helmets are based on designs known from excavations of migration age sites. In particular, the helmet in the foreground is similar to…