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Burdiken Medieval Knights are a living history/re-enactment group based in the Queensland town of Home Hill on the Burdekin River. The group have a channel on YouTube that features a series of films, including broadsword lessons and demonstrations,…

This photograph shows Alana Bennett playing a six stringed Phoenix Standard hurdy gurdy made by Helmut Gotschy in Germany (www.gotschy.com). The hurdy gurdy is a stringed instrument played by using a crank-turned wheel. It developed from fiddles and…

The conferences of the Australian Early Medieval Association feature practical sessions, in which delegates are often able to try some hands-on aspects of life in the early medieval period. The sessions have featured instruction in heraldry, making…

This photograph was taken during the official opening of this website - Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory. The opening address was given by one of the researchers for the website, Dr Joanne McEwan, during the International Medievalism and…

This photograph (along with seven others) was taken at an event held by the Round Table at The University of Western Australia. The demonstration was presented by Michael Ovens and featured various replica medieval weapons including swords,…