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This piece titled “Robin Hood” in the ‘Amusements’ section of the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper appeared on June 30, 1928. It brings to attention a new production of the comic/light opera Robin Hood at the Sydney…

Troveresse Medieval Music Ensemble was founded by mezzo soprano Helen Dell in Melbourne, Victoria, in 2007. Their concert program includes Love’s Paradise – love stories and songs from twelfth and thirteenth-century France; Songs from the Heart…

This poster advertises ‘Renaissance Polonaise’, an evening performance of Renaissance and Baroque music by the Polish early music ensemble Floripari. Floripari play period instruments and often also wear period costume. The performance is part of…

A hyperlink to the Myspace music profile for Australian metal band, Knightqueste. Based in Wollongong, New South Wales, Knightqueste have utilised elements of a typically 'masculinised' medieval past. In particular, there is a strong focus on…

This work by Swiss-born artist Arnold Böcklin was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria with funds from the Felton Bequest in 1977. The painting depicts two beautiful ‘otherworldly’ female figures in flowing, colourful dresses walking in…

This oil on canvas painting by nineteenth-century artist Frederic Leighton was acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia with funds from the Elder Bequest in 1899. Titled ‘The Feigned Death of Juliet’ it depicts a scene from William…

The Abbey Medieval Festival is held in the Queensland town of Caboolture, north of Brisbane, and is a major fundraising event held by the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology. The Festival is a week-long event that commences with a medieval banquet,…

An image of a record found in a York secondhand store featuring the soundtrack to the popular 1967 film "Camelot." An example of the popularity, commerciality and timelessness of Arthurian legends, the film was a box office hit in the West. The film…