Monthly Archives: September 2016


History in 360: Kensington Palace 3

We have been keeping up with the historical ITV series Victoria, on ITV. Kensington Palace is featured on the show and the decision to go and visit on a day off was an easy one! Kensington Place is a small mansion built in 1605. It was purchased in 1685 by the […]


New to Reenactment? Here’s What You Need to Know 2

Reenactment is a wonderful hobby. It allows you to see amazing sights and meet new people. It can, however, come with an expensive price tag and some serious pitfalls if you don’t plan. To reduce the risk of wasting money on a hobby you find that you don’t enjoy, we suggest […]


Herstmonceux: England’s Medieval Festival – Event Review 1

We’ve finally arrived back from Herstmonceux Castle and rejoined reality (collective sigh!). A fantastic three day event with a real laid back festival guide! The Hovel has entertained crowds with juggling, games, and Paul’s own live version of Fruit Ninja! We’ve met some of our awesome fans and thrilled kids and […]