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The Grey Company are an historical re-enactment group based in Perth. They concentrate on the ‘Dark Ages’ or early medieval period and its various peoples, especially Anglo-Saxons, Celts, Normans, Saracens, and Vikings, but they also perform as…

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.

The White Knights for Justice are a society who represents victims of injustice. They were founded in 1992 and are based in the Gold Coast suburb of Southport, Queensland, and were founded by a member of the Special Air Services Regiment (SAS), and…

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…

This article from the Sunday Times in 1907 comments on what the author views as the un-gentlemanly state of sporting ethic in the early twentieth century. It likens the use of padding and helmets in sports such as cricket, baseball and football to…

An article by Dylan Welch in The Sydney Morning Herald about the Knights Templar in Australia. The article briefly outlines the origins of the order in the early twelfth century as protectors of Christian pilgrims to Jerusalem, and its disbandment in…

In this article from The West Australian in 1937, the arrival of two clocks destined for London Court in Perth, Western Australia is announced. They were delivered to Fremantle by Mr H. Hope-Jones, managing director and founder of the Synchronome…

Images of the St George woodcarved statue in St George’s Cathedral, Western Australia. The statue was purchased from Oberammergau in 1970. Oberammergau is a town in Bavaria known for its woodcarvers and, perhaps more famously, it’s…