Category Archives: Medieval Celebrations

Once Upon a Time at Scugog Shores Museum, Port Perry

We met many wonderful people young and old, and everything in between, at the Scugog Shores Heritage Centre and Archives who hosted the Medieval Madness celebration. The Once Upon A Time display is continuing until May 23, 2014. We will … Continue reading

Royal Medieval Faire 2013

We were part of the Royal Medieval Faire once more, on September 21, 2013. It  was an amazing event with jousting, food, wares and special events. Viking history was the theme this year. Although the rain dampened things in the morning, the sun … Continue reading

We have travelled to “Forward into the Past” at Wilfrid Laurier University…

  On April 6, 2013, we have  travelled  o’er fields and fountains, moors and mountains to visit “Forward into the Past” all-day event  at  Sir Wilfrid Laurier in Waterloo. One of many craftspeople, we demonstrated brass rubbings and helped to bring life to the past. … Continue reading

When did Kingship begin?

Queens and Kings began early on, when civilizations were in infancy. It was the royal leaders, who led those around them, creating development and growth. Often they were thought of as having a close relationship with the divine – not … Continue reading

A Bit of History

“Put Your Knights Into Your Day…” In the days of olde, squires were usually invested (knighted) on special holidays or events. The Night Before (no puns intended) … The preparations would begin with: A special bath (pretty rare in those … Continue reading