Wednesday 12 May 2010

French and Indian War at Cowdray House

See some excellent photos of NF&OE at a woodland skirmish here.
If you live in West Sussex or that area in the UK and you're reading this blog then you might want to pop along to this event.
Website says
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd May 10.30am to 5pm
New France Old England 18th Century Weekend
Events portrayed will be different on both days.
Battle skirmish each day
Living history camp
Traditional crafts demonstrated
Authentically costumed characters
Cooking in Cowdray’s 18 th century kitchen
Show & Tell of weaponry and uniforms
Drilling of soldiers & firing display
Fun for all the family!
Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome
Bring a picnic
Please be aware that musket firing is very loud – check timings on the day.

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