History Alive: Fort Lytton, Brisbane

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History Alive: Fort Lytton, Brisbane

Post by Admin Fella » Sun Jun 13, 2010 5:15 pm

Did my yearly visit here with my boys for the day, always something new to see:

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Post by Incitatus » Sun Jun 13, 2010 9:22 pm

I am not sure about the chaps who want to dress up as Nazis, but the Varangian Guard is definitely cool!!

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Post by Admin Fella » Sun Jun 13, 2010 9:52 pm

Incitatus wrote:I am not sure about the chaps who want to dress up as Nazis, but the Varangian Guard is definitely cool!!
Looked like German Army to me. :roll:

The Varangian Guard were good, talkative lads to. :)

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Post by fanai » Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:57 am

I went yesterday - sorry I missed you matt my son does Prima Spada- They fight with no armour fencing duels - He looked great in his Black and white

Yes some fabulous photos mate - I actually only took a few of my son's group so thanks for posting - great day yes would have liked to see more - The mocked up Panzer 38t was a hoot

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Ps the german group has many different units -alot were Paras and WH an Italian units
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Post by Bluewillow » Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:20 pm

were the crowds big this year?

The Germans would be from battlegroup south who do most ww2 army representations, love the 250 also
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Post by rct75001 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:44 pm

does anyone know if there is anything similar in Sydney - Naps and WWII re-enactors??
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Post by fanai » Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:04 am

Yes at Lithgow every year -iron something - friend mentioned he was going down to it

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Post by Bluewillow » Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:48 am

heaps Richard

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Winterfest medieval festival 3rd and 4th July 2010 Parramatta park http://www.facebook.com/pages/Winterfes ... 8444873165
Lithgow "Ironfest" anzac long weekend (napoleonics, medievals, darkages)
Cowra military vehicle association March
Ancient Daze Armidale NSW medieval weekend March
Australian Celtic festival Glen Innes April May
Bastille Day July 11th 12th Mont De Lancy homestead Vic Napoleonic
Tractics AGS ww2 weekend Armidale
Abbey medieval festival July QLD excellent
"Beogwic" Braidwood Dark ages october long weekend (simply awesome 600 people in a sheildwall last year, must attend in period clothing and buy period coin to participate, walk in to site, no technology permitted, lessons for metal work, wood work, sewing, archery, weapons, swordmanship and horse working. the best event I have ever been too) http://www.aaf.org.au/beorgwic
School of the soldier ACW Goulburn March
Taminick black powder weekend Vic October long weekend
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Re: History Alive: Fort Lytton, Brisbane

Post by rct75001 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:57 pm

thanks boys

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