The full Medieval Period from Vikings to Tudor with over than 200 re-enactors transformed the castle into a living timeline, showing off their particular period of history to the fullest. A real Viking who was born in 950BC named Ragnar said ”Since … Continue reading Caldicot Castle Medieval Weekend
Jim Ramsey and his band were playing at King’s Head this month creating a wonderful atmosphere in a busy hotel. It was difficult to find an empty chair to be honest – those who saw it live can count themselves lucky! … Continue reading Jim Ramsey at King’s Head, South Wales
Another well spent weekend at Caldicot Castle, this time – it’s all about tasty food! Many hungry people from South Wales and surrounding areas gathered at this beautiful and historical castle to enjoy their sunny summer weekend together. Many food producers from Monmouthshire and neighbouring counties … Continue reading Monmouthshire Food Festival at Caldicot Castle
The Wye Valley River Festival was launched in Hereford on April 29 and came to its finale near Chepstow on May 15. It brought series of innovative, intriguing and spectacular events to locations 60-mile along the River Wye. The unique and creative festival … Continue reading The Wye Valley River Festival.
Fortress Wales is a multi period re-enactment and living history event at Caldicot Castle Country Park, encompassing re-enactment groups and a military vehicle show. Knights in armour, medieval peasants, World War II soldiers and more appeared in this overview of history that took … Continue reading Fortress Wales – Caldicot Castle
Ten things you never knew about… Lithuania March 11 is a national holiday in Lithuania marking the day in 1990 when they regained their independence from the Soviet Union. 1. Lithuania was the first country to break away when the USSR began to collapse. 2. Of all languages spoken today, Lithuanian is the closest to ancient Sanskrit. 3. The national sport of Lithuania is basketball. Their men’s team is currently ranked third in the world behind the USA and Spain. 4. Lithuania has been an EU member since 2004. 5. After Lithuania joined the EU, its president, Dalia Grybauskaite, became an EU … Continue reading March 11 is a special day in Lithuania
Chepstow-based Morris dancing group, The Widdlers Border Morris, hosted the event, celebrating the Welsh midwinter Mari Lwyd tradition and the English custom of Wassailing. As a traditional New Year’s celebration, the festival acknowledged the changing of the seasons, … Continue reading Mari Lwyd in Chepstow, South Wales
Christmas time is over and we are finally in 2016! Hope everyone had a warm and cozy time with their loved ones. Let me wish all photographers a good light and all photography lovers to never stop loving photography. Continue reading Happy New Year!
Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the most established and biggest UK Food Festivals with 220 artisan producers, the UK’s top flight chefs, entertainment and fun! It was also awarded the ‘Best Event in Wales’ by the National Tourism Awards … Continue reading Abergavenny Food Festival 2015
A weekend of plays, stories, demonstrations and music illustrating life in World War Two at Stack Square. Visitors enjoyed re-enactments, living history and weapon displays, music and changing weather, painting a vivid picture of life during this troubled times. Continue reading A Welsh town at war – Blaenavon Ironworks