Previous Events

2018

Sat 6th October – Newport Medieval Ship Open Day
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour, mail armour making and textile crafts.

Sat 15th & Sun 16th September – Caldicot Medieval Weekend, Caldicot Castle
Weekend with full encampment plus displays of weapons and armour, cookery and textile crafts. Our members will also be participating in the battle.

Sat 18th & Sun 19th August – Grand Medieval Mêlée, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff
Weekend with full encampment plus displays of weapons and armour, cookery and textile crafts.

Sat 11th & Sun 12th AugustSodbury 800, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire
Weekend with a small encampment plus displays of weapons and armour and textile crafts.

Sat 28th & Sun 29th July – Lost City of Trellech Open Weekend, Trellech, Monmouthshire
Weekend with full encampment plus displays and talks about weapons and armour, cookery and textile crafts.

Sat 7th July – Newport Medieval Ship Open Day
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour, textile crafts and natural dyeing.

Fri 22nd – Sun 24th June – Joust!, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff
Weekend with full encampment, plus schools’ day on Friday. Including displays of weapons and armour, cookery and textile crafts.

Sat 12th May – Local & Family History Fair, National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
One-day event, providing table displays of weapons, armour and medieval life.

Weds 9th May – Textile crafts talk, St Andrew’s Church, Wellfield Road, Cardiff
An educational talk and demonstration about medieval textile crafts for Penylan Women’s Institute.

Thurs 26th April – Distaff spinning talk, Sommerakademiet 2018
An educational talk about distaff spinning for an international study group visiting from Norway.

Sun 25th February – Weapons and armour talk, Cardiff University Archaeology Society, Cardiff University Students’ Union
A two-hour session including the educational talk ‘The Hundred Years’ War: A Medieval Arms Race’.

Sat 17th February – Open Day, Newport Ship Centre
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour, textile crafts and natural dyeing.

Sat 3rd February – Distaff spinning talk, Greenmeadow Community Farm, Cwmbran
An educational, interactive talk and display about distaff spinning for the Gwent Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers.


2017

2nd December – Open Day, Newport Ship Centre
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour and textile crafts.

4th November – Open Day, Newport Ship Centre
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour, textile crafts and natural dyeing.

16th & 17th September – Medieval Weekend, Caldicot Castle
Two-day show, which we day-tripped to, demonstrating distaff spinning throughout the day.

19th & 20th August – Grand Medieval Mêlée, Cardiff Castle
Two-day show with a full living history encampment, displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts and a Have-a-Go archery stand.

11th August – Private event (wedding)
An evening combat display at a wedding.

15th July – Open Day, Newport Ship Centre
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour, textile crafts and natural dyeing.

30th June til 2nd July – Joust!, Cardiff Castle
Three-day show (including one schools’ day) with a full living history encampment with displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts.

17th & 18th June – Beating the Bounds, Llantrisant
Two-day show with a full living history encampment with displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts.

10th June – Open Day, Newport Ship Centre
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour, textile crafts and natural dyeing.

29th May – King Arthur & the Knights at Caerleon, Caerleon Amphitheatre
One day show with a small living history encampment, displays of weapons, armour and natural dyeing and a Have-a-Go archery stand.

22nd May – Private event (evening talk)
Two-hour educational talk for American undergraduate students on a medieval history tour.

6th May – Local & Family History Fair, Swansea Waterfront Museum
One day show with table displays of weapons, archery and textile crafts.


2016

16th December – Photography Exhibition, YMCA Cardiff
Members attended this exhibition in costume in support of Ray Hobbs, who spent several months documenting the CCG as one of his undergraduate Documentary Photography projects.

29th October – Open Day, Newport Ship Centre
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour and textile crafts.

17th & 18th September – Medieval Weekend, Caldicot Castle
Two-day show, which we day-tripped to, participating as combatants and archers in the battle and demonstrating distaff spinning throughout the day.

28th & 29th August – Medieval Weekend, Caerphilly Castle
Two-day show with a full living history encampment, displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts.

20th August – Open Day, Newport Ship Centre
One-day volunteering, providing table displays of weapons, armour and textile crafts.

13th & 14th August – Grand Medieval Mêlée, Cardiff Castle
Two-day show with a full living history encampment, displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts and a Have-a-Go archery stand.

30th & 31st July – Big Cheese, Caerphilly Castle
Two-day show with a full living history encampment, displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts and a Have-a-Go archery stand.

17th til 19th June – Joust!, Cardiff Castle
Three-day show (including one schools’ day) with a full living history encampment with displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts.

20th March – Private event, Cardiff University Student Union
Table displays of weapons and armour for Cardiff University’s Archaeology Society.


2015

12th & 13th December – Christmas Fair, Caerphilly Castle
Two-day show with table displays of textile crafts along with a Have-a-Go archery stand.

5th & 6th September – Medieval Weekend, Caldicot Castle
Two-day show, which we day-tripped to, participating as combatants in the battle.

29th til 31st August – Medieval Weekend, Beaumaris Castle
Three-day show with a full living history encampment with displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts and a Have-a-Go archery stand.

15th & 16th August – Grand Medieval Mêlée, Cardiff Castle
Two-day show with a full living history encampment, displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts and a Have-a-Go archery stand.

25th & 26st July – Big Cheese, Caerphilly Castle
Two-day show with a full living history encampment, displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts and a Have-a-Go archery stand.

22nd July – Archaeology Fun Day, Pontypridd Museum
One day show with table displays of weapons, archery and textile crafts.

19th til 21st June – Joust!, Cardiff Castle
Three-day show (including one schools’ day) with a full living history encampment with displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts.

30th til 31st May – Medieval Weekend, Chepstow Castle
Two-day show with a full living history encampment with displays of weapons, armour, cookery and textile crafts.