Updated: Aug 16, 2022
On 3.6.2018 Royal Holloway University in Egham are putting on a FREE Festival of History.
They describe it as a" A day of re-enactment, family friendly activities, talks and performances, bringing history and the struggle for citizenship, liberty and democracy to life"
Historia Normanis---- discover a 13th Century encampment talk with soldiers, knights and camp followers - watch knights demonstrate their combat skills.
Marquis of Winchesters Redcoats - come face to face with a Parliamentary regiment from the ECW- hear the sound of drums and muskets firing..
Royal Warwickshire Regiment - portray the life and times of the British soldier during the First World War.
Airmen and Munitionettes --- see a full size replica of a First World War biplane and hear crew tales of " Knights of the Air" and of the vital role played by munitionettes.
Suffrajitsu- Martial arts first came to Britain via the Suffragettes as self defence training -watch and learn self defence moves with Sue Kirk and her team of Edwardian martial artists.
Suffrage Fair --- Royal Hollowy History Society present stalls form the 1911 Womans Suffrage Fair