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Reenactment Camps

Posted on 3/17/21

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Clans and Societies

Posted on 3/17/21

Reenactment Camps

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ROYAL SCOTS GUILD

Posted on 4/11/21

Formerly the St. Gyles Guild, the Royal Scots Guild changed its name in early 2011. We strive to bring the realism of the court of Queen Mary to those who come to a Scottish faire or Highland Games.

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Clans aClann Fraser Historical Re-Enactment Guild with Orthodox Order of Saint Annand Societies

Posted on 3/17/21

Clan Fraser is a 16th century Scottish highland traveling encampment of Lord Hugh Fraser in progress with the queen. We have period games and crafts, along with weapon and armor demonstrations.

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As you can see by the event list (Link Below) we primarily attend the living history section of Northern / Central California Scottish games.
Portraying the court of Queen Mary, we have Ladies in Waiting, Courtiers, Handmaidens, Royal Guards, and members of the Royal Family.


Clan Fraser is a 16th century Scottish highland traveling encampment of Lord Hugh Fraser in progress with the queen. We have period games and crafts, along with weapon and armor demonstrations.

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Thier name is a mouth full. I think after they wrote that, they were too tired to write anymore.


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DARK BOAR 8-11 AD

Posted on 3/17/21

Dark Boar is a non-profit educational group. We are a collaboration of like-minded enthusiast’s from all over California who enjoy educating and entertaining on the Viking era of 8th-11th centuries.

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STIRLING MERCENARIES 12th century

Posted on 3/17/21

Stirling Mercenaries Present the life mercenary companies in Medieval Europe, Primarily of the 12th century.

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They recreate a portrait of Viking life by demonstrating a wide variety of skills, vocations, and resourcefulness through their activities. Dark Boar,s display includes various structures that provide an example of traditional A-frames and meeting halls that would have been used during the Viking time period. They provide demonstrations of combat, explanations of Viking history and geography, and examples of Viking crafts. They are an open group who enjoy engaging with the public, answering questions, and meeting with those who share their appreciation for history.


STIRLING MERCENARIES 12th century

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Stirling Mercenaries Present the life mercenary companies in Medieval Europe, Primarily of the 12th century. This was a time marked by wars in both Christendom and afar as well as an influx of trade, technology advancement, and migrations between distant, and in some cases isolated, peoples. The Stirling Mercenaries Function as both a living history and martial arts group dedicated to the concept of learning from the past in a hands on manner. Through activities such as hands on weapons and armour displays, training patrons, and presentation of skills, the Mercenaries allow the audience that same opportunity.


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MEAD & MEADOW 15th century

Posted on 3/17/21

Mead and MeadowCrafter’s Guild providesan intimate look into how a majority of the citizens lived and worked during the Middle Ages in Europe.

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PICTLAND 1 BC

Posted on 3/17/21

PICTLAND is a Living History Guild set in the first century in Caledonia (Scotland).

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Get a glimpse of skills that were used in everyday life to cook and preserve food, the brewing of mead and ale,breaking down flax to be made into linen,the identification of plants and the methods forproducing medicine and herbal remedies for household use, the tools and methods for managing their plot of land,and much more.


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We conduct educational and entertaining oral presentations on the history of the Pictish people in Caledonia and the early development of the pre-Scottish society. Presentations go on to include the early years and notable events of Scotland’s struggle to remain a free people. Our interactive Living History Guild display includes tools of the era, artisan workers of wood, leather, metals, textiles and paint. Our display includes full scale representations of Celtic standing stones, a round house, and art from the region along with discussions on the life of the Picts. Our mission is to educate today’s generation about the people of so long ago that helped shape the world we live in. We do this in a crowd engaging way through presentation and demonstration. We desire to share this educational experience in an engaging, entertaining and safe atmosphere.


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Portcullis Players 1700 AD

Posted on 5/17/21

The Portcullis Players are honored to present a reenactment of the Scots Irish in the time of the American War of Independence (1775 – 1783), focusing primarily on the later period of the war in the Southern Theater.

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Bane of Fenrir Vikings

Posted on 3/17/21

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Portcullis Players 1700 AD

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Covering the Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia colonies, this is the time of such battles as King’s Mountain, Cowpens, and Guilford Courthouse, showcasing the contribution of Patriot back-country militias composed by many of Scots Irish descent. The Portcullis Players will be demonstrating and/or talking about: the day and the life of the militia and Continental Army soldiers, domestic activities such as fiber arts and spinning, spying and spy craft during the war, cooking and baking (demonstrations as fire code permits), coffee and coffee houses, and the all-important distillation of whiskey. Please join us to learn about the time period and the Scots Irish, as well as the Scottish (primarily on the side of the British), participation during the American Revolution.


Bane of Fenrir Vikings

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