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An image of a section of the parade at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale, 2010. The costumed participants march behind a banner portraying an eagle, which might be their sigil. The parade made its way through the town of Balingup before ending at the…

A photograph of a suit of armour at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The suit is made of plate armour, dating it to post 1300. The suit includes a helmet with visor, breastplate, gorget, cuisse, and poleyn.

A close-up digital photograph of a section of the parade at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. This image features a man, perhaps a cleric, leading a giant chicken. The tonsure haircut is a particularly impressive detail. The parade went through the…

A digital photograph of an infant wearing a corduroy hooded cloak at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The cloak was designed and made by Aurore McLeod, based on an imagined medieval outfit for a wealthy child.

Hyperlink to a photograph of two Sydney university students participating in the “Commem Day” street parade in 1937, taken by renowned Australian photographer Sam Hood. The two students in the photograph appear on horseback and in costume; a male…

Hyperlink to a photograph of a Sydney university student participating in the “Commem Day” street parade in 1937, taken by renowned Australian photographer Sam Hood. The student in the photograph appears on horseback and dressed as a medieval…

In this article from the Western Mail, the author relates details of the historical customs and festivities associated with the month of May. The article begins by describing the medieval tradition of ‘a-maying’ and merrymaking on the first day…

Members of the Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group in medieval costume posing for photos at the PMRG Christmas Party in 2003. The Perth Medieval and Renaissance group was founded in 1981. Its membership is comprised of staff, graduates and…