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A photograph of a raven banner at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. A raven banner is mentioned in a (late) version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle reporting on a battle in 878 between an invading Viking group and the men of Devon. The latter defeated…

A photograph of the winged straw dragon in the combat arena of the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The dragon was set on fire in the Burning the Dragon ceremony which marked the end of the carnivale’s first day.

A photograph of a suit of armour at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The suit is made of plate armour, dating it to post 1300. The suit includes a helmet with visor, breastplate, gorget, cuisse, and poleyn.

A photograph of a camouflaged piece of modern equipment at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The painted canvas of medieval-styled stone/brickwork and door cleverly hides a bulky item on a trailer. The theme was continued against the weatherboard…

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…

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…

A digital photograph of an infant wearing a corduroy hooded cloak at the Balingup Medieval Carnivale. The cloak was designed and made by Aurore McLeod, based on an imagined medieval outfit for a wealthy child.