Knights take up the sword at medieval festival, ABC TV

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Title

Knights take up the sword at medieval festival, ABC TV

Subject

ABC, ABC News, armour, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Selina Bryan, costume, festival, jousting, knight, lance, news, re-enactment, sword, Tas, Tasmania, Wynyard.

Description

This brief article by Selina Bryan appears in the online version of ABC News and follows a more expansive television segment on ABC News (Tasmania) broadcast on September 15. The 1.5 minute news broadcast is available on the website. Both stories report on a medieval festival held in the Tasmanian town of Wynyard on the weekend of September 15 and 16, 2012. The festival featured jousting competitions and open combat sword-fighting, with contestants wearing armour. 'It is the first time that open combat swordsmanship and jousting competitions have been held in Tasmania.' 

The article can be found at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-09-15/knights-take-up-the-sword-at-medieval-festival/4263190?section=tas

For the event poster see http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1148

Creator

Bryan, Selina

Date

September 15, 2012

Rights

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Format

Hyperlink

Files

Citation

“Knights take up the sword at medieval festival, ABC TV,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed January 28, 2023, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1055.