Feast for Beginners – Workshop Notes

You’ve probably attended a couple of feasts by now and you’re saying to yourself, “This looks awesome, I really want to run one.” before you commit yourself, I have some advice for you…

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One Less Thing to Hide – Washing Up

When food is cooked on site, and it’s no longer cheese and bread but soups and sauces, a wash up is required. It’s a lot easier to wash up if people aren’t being sent back behind the tents like naughty children, but are instead able to be part of the display, showing a very normal, every day task. Here’s how we learned to include washing the dishes in our display.

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Fun Things to Do with Hoods

Medieval Hoods are great for keeping your head warm. You can wear them in many silly ways and here are some other things you can use them for…

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Richard makes a fire

Recently we had a Skills Day in which various members shared their skills and talents with others. One of the workshops was about Cooking Over a Campfire.  Here, Richard shows how to start a fire in a period manner with flint, steel and a charcloth.

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