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A close up photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day, including events on the combat arena. The illustration features a running dragon, perhaps attacking the man on the horse.…

A photograph of a sign at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The sign marks the stage area of the Carnivale site, labelled the ‘Jongleur Path’. ‘Jongleur’ is a term from Old French used during the medieval era for a wandering entertainer,…

A photograph of two helmets and two swords in the blacksmith’s workshop at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The helmets are based on designs known from excavations of migration age sites. In particular, the helmet in the foreground is similar to…

A photograph of a shield and axe in the blacksmith’s workshop at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The shield is reminiscent of one found in the river Thames at Battersea, London. The shield is from pre-Roman Britain and is one of the best…

A photograph of a collection of swords and axes in the combat arena at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The weapons are made from wood and are used in combat demonstrations and during the daily parade. The collection features various types of battle…

A digital photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day and featured some nice medieval illustrations. Balingup Medieval Carnival was first held in the town of Balingup, in the…

A close up photograph of the chalkboard at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The chalkboard advertised the programme for the day. The illustration features a green monster, with the foliage suggesting that it may be a green man. Medieval…

A photograph of the King and Queen of the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The royal couple, accompanied by members of their court and guards, took part in the parade each day and then sat in state in the royal tent in the combat arena.