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War Sword is a store specialising in swords and armour in the Brisbane suburb of Carina, Queensland. They sell various re-creations of medieval weapons, including axes, halberds, shields, spears, swords, and helmets and full suits of armour. There…

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 performance of an excerpt from Aucassin et Nicolette was performed by Alana Bennett on November 1, 2012 as part of her MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Honours dissertation at the University of Western Australia. The four minute film…

This 11 minute film on YouTube shows has been pieced together from separate performances by Minerva’s Tower at the 2012 Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The event was held in the town of Balingup in the south-west of Western Australia on August…

This photograph was taken during the Medievalism and Youth Culture Masterclass held at The University of Western Australia on December 6, 2011. The masterclass followed directly after the International Medievalism and Popular Culture Symposium. The…

An image of a record found in a York secondhand store featuring the soundtrack to the popular 1967 film "Camelot." An example of the popularity, commerciality and timelessness of Arthurian legends, the film was a box office hit in the West. The film…

This entertainment piece from The West Australian’s online edition reviews the BBC series Merlin (2008). At the time the article was written in 2010, the second season of the series was being aired on Australian television by Channel 10. The…

A review of the film The Viking on page 14 of the Adelaide newspaper ‘The Advertiser’ on October 17, 1929. The film was about Lief Eriksson, or Leif the Lucky, the leader of possibly the first group of Europeans to reach North America. The review…