Objects in Articles – October Edition

Welcome to Objects in Articles October Edition! I’ve got quite a mixture of articles in this month’s round up; you’ll even find a video. Objects discussed include lost advertisements, ancient lead pipes, medieval shoes, underwater cities and house parts (that last one probably sounds strange but bear with me). I hope there’s something in there…

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Winterfest 2017

At the beginning of July, Hawkesbury Showground Sydney plays host to a medieval fair called Winterfest. Running over the weekend from 10 am till 5 pm, this fair is suitable for the entire family and for a range of medieval enthusiasts. What can I see at Winterfest? Mounted Skill at Arms Display It took a…

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The St Ives’ Medieval Faire

On a drizzling September day two years ago, I headed to the St Ives’ Medieval Faire. Crazy medieval enthusiast? Yes, yes I am. But I will note for the record that I did not dress up – although I certainly admired the costumes of those who did! Run over one whole weekend in September every…

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