Ancient Arts Fellowship Educational Sessions, Canberra

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Ancient Arts Fellowship Educational Sessions, Canberra

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ACT, Alfred the Great, Ancient Arts Fellowship, Anglo-Saxon, armour, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, clothing, costume, craft, Dark Ages, display, early medieval, education, language, law, monetary system, Norman, Old English, performance, re-creation, re-enactment, religion, school, school displays, society, Viking, website, William the Conqueror.

Description

Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc. is a medieval re-enactment group based in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. They focus on the ‘Dark Ages’, or early medieval period, especially the 8th century through to the Norman invasion of England in 1066. Geographically the focus is on northern Europe and Britain, featuring such peoples as Anglo-Saxons, Normans, and Vikings. The group run educational classes for school groups from primary through to tertiary students. The sessions usually run for two hours and include a mixture of fighting and speaking. They have a number ‘Display Packages’ to choose from that focus on major figures such as Alfred the Great and William the Conqueror, and various aspects of society including crafts, clothing, the Old English language, religion, law, monetary systems, armour and weapons.

For their website see http://www.aaf.org.au/displays

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Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc

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Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc

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“Ancient Arts Fellowship Educational Sessions, Canberra,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed March 27, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1071.