I *think* that they're probably some kind of recreationists, or something, so I'm guessing it's a labour intensive specially made kinda thing But I think they're associated with the the Knight Shop in Conwy [link] (Not quite Dorset, I know ) Oh, you've made me want Dorset knobs and Dorset Gingers by mentioning Dorset. We used to get them every time I visited my nana in devon
haha, dorset knobs. personally, as ive never had them with stews etc like i think youre supposed to have them, theyve only appeared useful when one day they had a dorset knob throwing festival. the whole event was really popular, purely because of the connotations i think i might end up trying to make the outfit myself. we shall see what happens. id like to be able to make it for my partner, so he can wear it for his birthday do (which he is unaware of ) and later we can use it for a photoshoot with a friend of mine also. this all depends on my textile ability though
You'll probably do better making it yourself. The helmet might be difficult though They're trying to get permission to set up a forge in Conwy making these things, which would be really cool I'm not sure about dorset knobs with stew... I like them cut in half with butter on them, personally I think at a dorset knob throwing festival you might find me with my mouth open trying to catch them and eat them
Nice Hanwei Practical H&H, i was hoping to get that sword to practice some german longsword, I have the Hanwei Practical Single Hander though, I too am hoping to collect some armor and weapons from the crusades, renaissance period.
No, it was just some people from the local sword shop. It was actually a food festival, but Conwy is a mediaeval town (castle and town walls from the 1280s), so there were mediaeval themed things too. I've never had the urge to dress up in a mediaeval style, despite having studied mediaeval literature for a while - but I'm getting the urge now I think the men get better costumes, though