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A close-up digital photograph of a section of the parade at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. This image features a group in well-polished armour. The parade went through the town of Balingup before ending up at the carnivale site. It took place on…

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…

An article on page 4 of the Brisbane Courier newspaper on July 10, 1908. The article is about the decision to make a Viking battleship (in other articles about the event it is referred to as a Viking Dragon Ship) the centre-piece of a church fête.…

The writer credits the craft guilds of medieval England for the eight-hour system, including the Saturday half-holiday. The latter was supposed to be devoted to archery practice, which eventually ensured English mastery of the bow and arrow and their…

The feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) has been held since the 13c. The host, Blessed sacrament, the consecrated body of Christ, is brought outside of its usual place in the sanctuary of the altar and paraded amongst devoted followers and the…

The feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ) has been held since the 13c. The host, Blessed sacrament, the consecrated body of Christ, is brought outside of its usual place in the sanctuary of the altar and paraded amongst devoted followers and the…

An image depicting members of the Irish National Foresters Friendly Society on board a float in a Saint Patrick's Day procession in Sydney, ca 1930. About the Society: The Irish National Foresters Organisation/Friendly Society is a mutual aid…

An illustration of a street parade in Collins Street, Melbourne, drawn from the perspective of the Treasury Buildings. Crowds of spectators line the street to watch as a procession of horse-drawn floats and trade banners are paraded along Collins…