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This article from The West Australian traces the history of Christmas carols back to the medieval period. It dates their origin to the beginning of the thirteenth century, when Francis of Assisi taught children to dance around a model of the manger…

Morris dancers performing a version of the folk dance at the Perth Medieval Fayre in Western Australia. The style of the dance is derived from the English villages of the Cotswolds and is characterised by groups of six men dressed in white clothing…

Morris dancers performing a version of the folk dance at the Perth Medieval Fayre in Western Australia. The style of the dance is derived from the English villages of the Cotswolds and is characterised by groups of six men dressed in white clothing…

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.

Morris dancers performing a version of the folk dance at the Perth Medieval Fayre in Western Australia. The style of the dance is derived from the English villages of the Cotswolds and is characterised by groups of six men dressed in white clothing…

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…

Costumed revellers parading down Fremantle’s cappuccino strip in Western Australia during the 2011 Fremantle Carnevale parade.
Carnevale is a traditional community festival that temporarily promotes disorder and frivolity using masquerade,…

Costumed revellers parading down Fremantle’s cappuccino strip in Western Australia during the 2011 Fremantle Carnevale parade.
Carnevale is a traditional community festival that temporarily promotes disorder and frivolity using masquerade,…