Join us for the finale of our Summer of Science & Sorcery as we celebrate all things beer, bread and bees! Try homebrewed nettle beer, grinding wheat for flour, learn about early wheats, taste local honey mead, bake bread in our oven and over the fire, watch a beekeeping demonstration and try local beers.
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm
Prices: Adults £5.00, Children £2.50, Under 4's free - Tickets available on the gate on the day.
The European Textile Forum 2018 will take place from November 5 to November 11, at the Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology in Mayen, Germany. The Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology is the experimental archaeology research center of the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum (RGZM).
The annual Iron Smelting Days are the largest gathering of its kind in Europe, with blacksmiths, artists and archaeologists gathering around a dozen or so iron smelting furnaces. It is a unique chance to learn a lot in very short time about the process of producing iron in the old days.
Friday 7 December
Throughout the day, preparation of the oven, roasting the iron ore
Saturday 8 December
08:00h: Firing the furnace
12:00h: Presentation of the book "La Edad del Hierro" by José M. Salgado (Conference Hall of Taramundi)
13:00h: Guided visit to the reduction furnace by Jodok Lackinger
Tablet weaving structures are different from loom weaving structures, and patterning on tablet woven bands follow their own rules - related to these structures. In the workshop "Understanding Tablet Weaving", we will explore the structures of tablet weaving and gain a deep understanding how patterning in tablet weaving works:
The International Living History Festival exists to provide a wonderful opportunity to visit this historic 12th Century Templar Farm, and enjoy the market place,and a fabulous opportunity for all, visitors and re-enactors alike, to meet and discuss all periods of our historical past by visiting the living history groups attending this event.