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Jouster Blog Series – Lady Elizabeth Brown

Jousters competing at the 2017 Abbey Medieval Festival  Welcome again to our Jouster blog series.  Every week,we feature the wonderful Jousters competing at this year’s festival.  This is a great opportunity for you to get to know our participants,  a little about their background, skill and abilities.  Keep posted!   Name:  Lady Elizabeth Brown   Heraldry: […]

Lady Amanda Challen

Jousters of the 2018 Abbey Medieval Festival Name : Lady Amanda Challen Motto: Magnum vel domum ite (Go big or go home) Heraldry: Per fess quartered dancettu azure and argent Did you know? This will be Amanda’s second year competing as Jouster at the Abbey Medieval Festival.  Amanda Challen is a Brisbane local, hailing from […]

Jouster Blog Series – Justin Holland

Jousters competing at the 2017 Abbey Medieval Festival In this series of blogs, every week, we feature the wonderful jousters competing at this year’s festival.  This is a great opportunity for you to get to know our participants,  a little about their background, skill and abilities.  Keep posted!   Name:     Justin Holland   Motto:      Invictus in […]

LAST MINUTE TIPS!

Tips and Tricks when planning for the Abbey Medieval Festival!   Ticket sales close on Thursday 6th at midnight!  If you’re not in by then, prepare to line up at the gate! If you are using a GPS to get to the Festival, use Abbey Medieval Festival as your destination OR Old Toorbul Point Pt […]

Medieval to Modern Transportation

Medieval to Modern Transportation – the Industrial Revolution and Beyond While today we travel at great speed covering vast cross-country, or cross-continent distances within hours via plane, train, or automobile, Medieval peoples travelled far slower covering far less of a distance and none could have dreamt of the dawn of modern transportation experienced eons after […]

Kids In Crowds

The Abbey Medieval Festival is Australia’s largest and most popular Festival of its kind. Whilst this in itself is an amazing accomplishment, it can also be a HUGE worry on the minds of parents and carers. Being parents ourselves, we know that losing your child ANYWHERE is a parents worst nightmare. The Festival has procedures in […]

New England Medieval Arts Society

Meet the Reenactor Groups 2016 NEW ENGLAND MEDIEVAL ARTS SOCIETY (NEMAS) The New England Medieval Arts Society celebrates an amazing Thirty Years of Existence this year! To celebrate, NEMAS partied hard at the Armidale Pine Forest with The Easter Gathering 2016. Folk travel from far afield as Perth, New Zealand Melbourne and Townsville and everywhere […]

The Lute

The Lute; What is it, and where does it come from?   The lute is a pear shaped, stringed instrument, originating some time during the Renaissance Era where it was known as the instrument of Kings and Queens. The symbol of magic and the power of music, the lute could be heard in the theatre in […]