Saxon King is coming to Bishop Wood!
The Saxons are planning to invade Bishop Wood
Centre on Sunday 25 March.
The Saxon re-enactment group Wulfheodenas will be taking over
Bishop Wood Centre for the whole day, providing a host of
activities for all the family.
Wulfheodenas, a warrior band from the time of
the Staffordshire Hoard and Sutton Hoo will set up camp in the
Saxon Hall and, throughout the day, deliver a series of
presentations about Saxon life and notable warriors of the
Accompanied by their craftsmen and women,
who have made things in metal, bone and cloth. Visitors can talk to
them about what life was like in Anglo-Saxon England at the start
of the seventh century and listen to their stories and tales, and
learn how they lived and what they thought about their lives.
King Raedwald played by Paul Mortimer will
be returning with his warriors. Last time he came he performed the
official opening of the Saxon Hall at Bishops Wood.
John Rhymer, Head of Centre
said: "Having Wulfheodenas at the Centre, will give
visitors a taste of Saxon life by exploring costume, food, arms and
armour. Wulfheodenas conduct thorough research into
Anglo-Saxon times in Britain. They have a wealth of knowledge about
the Anglo-Saxon period and are experts at sharing it in an
imaginative way which should guarantee a fun-filled day".
Other attractions include finding out how
jewellery was made, watch warriors in combat and how they made
The event takes place at Bishop Wood Centre,
Near Stourport on Sunday 25 March from 10am until 3.30pm and is
organised by the Friends of Bishops Wood.
For more information visit http://www.bishopswoodcentre.org.uk/
or Telephone 01299 250513.
This page was last reviewed 20 March 2012 at 14:18.
The page is next due for review 16 September 2013.