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This 11 minute film on YouTube shows highlights of the 2012 Balingup Medieval Carnivale held in the town of Balingup in the south-west of Western Australia on August 25-26. The film was made by Michael Cheffins for ZigZagCommunityArts Inc., and the…

An online article by The West Australian with fourteen images of the 2011 Balingup Medieval Festival. The caption reads: "The Balingup Medieval Festival was a knock-out success at the weekend with people travelling from Perth and further afield to…

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 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 digital photograph of the transportable toilet area at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The area is referred to as ‘Midden Pits’, a term commonly used by archaeologists to describe pits containing household and human waste. The illustration of…