Raglan Fair at Manor Farm, Bourne

A medieval encampment of three tents in front of Raglan Castle
As restrictions begin to lift, it is with much excitement that the Principality of Insulae Draconis is able to host Raglan Faire in the heart of Cambridgeshire from August 13-22. Our Principality Coronet Tournament will also be held at this event, on the 21st of August, to end The Long Reign and begin a new season of fellowship in the Isles. More information, as it come...
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Annual General Meeting 2021

Medieval illumination of a university lecturer and gathering of students
Please join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, 10 July at Grovelands Park, Southgate, London. This will be a short meeting at the beginning of the Medieval Outdoor Games revel, to vote for officers and discuss what members would like to see happen once we are able to meet in person without restrictions.  If you are not able to join us in perso...
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Guy’s Journey around pre-1600 London pubs pt 3

Ye Olde Mitre, Barnet. This is a delightful survivor of the coaching inns that used to line the St-Albans-London road. Not much is known about the origins of this pub, originally three inns that eventually merged together, although there are records of a brewing licence dated from 1554. This date is questioned as there are 14th and 15th century timbers within the building str...
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Guy’s Journey round London pre 1600 pubs Pt 2

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese With Emoni and Milada, I checked out this famous period pub. A pub has reputedly been on this site since 1538, and hospitality associated with the site prior to that when it was part of a local priory. THe Cellars are reckoned to be part of that Carmelite establishment. Destoryed and rebuilt due to the Great Fire of 1666, the pub is now a warren of sm...
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Guy’s Journey around pre-1600 London pubs Pt 2

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese With Emoni and Milada, I checked out this famous period pub. A pub has reputedly been on this site since 1538, and hospitality was associated with the site prior to that when it was part of a local priory. The Cellars are reckoned to be part of that Carmelite establishment. Destroyed and rebuilt due to the Great Fire of 1666, the pub is now a warren o...
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