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SHP Teachers Conference

We recently made a return to the School History Project Conference in Leeds.  We first attended the event many moons ago, back when we were first starting out, under our original name of Discovering Medieval.  They very kindly gave us … Continue reading

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Dickens Christmas Carol

So what do people who dress up in historical costume do for fun during their time off over Crhristmas?  Dress up in historical costume of course!  That, and visit a wonderful, interactive production of ‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Core … Continue reading

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Dan Snow & the Anglo Saxons

It’s been an exciting week at Bodiam Castle in Sussex.  We have been running the last week of school workshops there this year.  We’ve met some lovely schools but we’ve also had some other excitements. Today (14 October 2016) is the … Continue reading

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A day at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

We are very lucky to work at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex every year.  Bodiam was our first ever job and we were so excited and nervous when we got the phone call all those years ago, booking us to … Continue reading

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Bodiam Game of Medieval Life

I haven’t been blogging much recently, as apart from our usual busy Summer of work at historic sites, we have also been very busy creating a new game for Bodiam castle in East Sussex.  We had shown the events organiser one of … Continue reading

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Needle Felting Workshop

Ok, I have absolutely no historical ground at all for including this on a historical website as needle felting was apparently only invented in the 1980s but hey, it’s just nice to write a blog about something different, so let’s … Continue reading

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Victorian Winter warmers

With next weeks big freeze in mind, here’s some very seasonal Victorian photos taken for us by Lucas & Izabela Pitcher of Prior Attire.  We had a wonderful afternoon yesterday visiting them. I had a late realisation at the end … Continue reading

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