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Iron Shepherds Living History: creating educational, entertaining and memorable experiences through living history. Basically we love showcasing the past!
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Elsa Price 2h
Landscapes and the natural world feature prominently in - the new gallery and I am so pleased that we finished the nature wall today which showcases animals and plants from prehistoric
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Iron Shepherds Jun 15
Next Saturday we will be at for Medieval Law & Order. During the event (2pm-4.30pm) Brother Orm will be putting people on trial, maybe even you! Come along to find out more about law and order in medieval .
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Iron Shepherds Jun 14
REVIEW: Bronze Axe Casting with at . Some of us took part in a wonderful bronze axe casting workshop down in Oxfordshire. What did we think of it? Click here to find out -
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Iron Shepherds Jun 11
Stuart, Liam and Martin had a fun day casting some replica axe heads today! Many thanks to and for a fascinating day! We love our axes 😀
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Iron Shepherds Jun 10
A few of our members had a visit to Hailes Abbey today! A lovely property, well worth a visit 😊
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Iron Shepherds Jun 9
It was a damp day in the but we all had a lovely time at for the event. We had a small display right in front of the mill where we spoke to visitors about life at the lower end of society in Victorian
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Iron Shepherds Jun 8
Well, yes! It was very wet but we had a great time and there was lots of visitors braving the rain 😊
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Iron Shepherds Jun 8
We had a great (if slightly damp) day at for the Woodland Craft and Tales event! Here is a photo we took at the mid point of the day...
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Iron Shepherds Jun 8
It’s all go at ! Our display is ready for visitors in front of the mill and there is lots of other activities taking place across the site. Come along and say hello!
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Iron Shepherds Jun 7
Looking forward to getting our craft on tomorrow at for Woodland Crafts and Tales! Come along between 10am and 5pm to see us and everything else that is going on - and go on a tour of the mill! It’s well worth it 😊
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Iron Shepherds Jun 6
NEW BLOG: Having spent a few months researching, making costumes and gathering kit it soon became time for us to head to Lancaster for our first Bronze Age event. Find out more in part 2 of Bringing the to Life -
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Iron Shepherds Jun 4
Amazing where things can turn up - *Starts rummaging in draws hoping to find something as incredible*
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Terry Harvey-Chadwic Jun 2
This year at Bjarni showed some of the more fun aspects of life with a selection of games and other games of luck and skill.
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Iron Shepherds May 30
BLOG: In a departure from our usual Medieval and Victorian living history we recently explored deeper into our ancient past taking a leap back in some 3000 years to the Bronze Age. Find out more about how we did this in our latest blog (part 1 of 2) -
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Elsa Price May 30
Its the first day of deinstall for the new - Farewell lofty Iron Age hut and hello "Origins - Reimagining Cumbrian Prehistory" ... coming soon ...
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BBC Lancashire May 30
Viking coins estimated to be worth at least £500,000 and "of major historical significance" have been recovered by police. The large number of coins and silver ingot were seized from properties in Lancashire & County Durham.
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Iron Shepherds May 29
On Sunday 21st July visit and enjoy a truly Victorian day out! Join us for Victorian Fun & Games to play with traditional toys and games, listen to music, take a tour and soak up the atmosphere of the romantic ruins.
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Iron Shepherds May 28
We will be returning to on 22nd of June for Medieval Law and Order. Come along between 2pm and 4.30pm to discover how law and order was kept in Furness and witness a trial... it might even be you who is put on trial!
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Iron Shepherds May 28
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Ancient Britain May 28
All set at Muncaster Festival. The sun is shining! Pop in and say hello. We are displaying Stone Age, Iron Age and Roman life style.
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