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Past news from DAS.

Horley Scout Camp event, 3-5 June 2016

Our next event will be a fabulous plot and banquet event with lots of fighting and running around in character, held at Horley Scout Camp near Banbury, Oxfordshire. Hauk of the Oestvikingae is in charge so expect surprises and excitement!

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Earleywood event 18-20 March 2016

The first DAS event of 2016 will be at Earleywood Scout Centre, 18-20 March. This is a great location, with showers and bunk beds and everything. You can catch up with the DAS rolling plot by reading the DAS Chronicle. It’s 875: this summer King Alfred went out to sea with an armed fleet, and […]

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Flaunden event 13-15 November

Hurrah! We have another event confirmed in the diary. This is a traditional DAS weekend of fighting and feasting, to be held in the lovely Hertfordshire village of Flaunden over the weekend of the 13th to 15th November. See the diary for details of all DAS events this year: Diary

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South Cadbury event

We have a new event confirmed, a traditional DAS weekend of fighting and feasting at South Cadbury in Somerset. We’ll fight on the spectacular South Cadbury hillfort. This will happen over the weekend of the 9th – 11th October. We are also planning to attend a couple of larger events this year, see the diary […]

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*** New Event – First event of 2015 booked ***

Wups! We don’t seem to have had much news to post in the last year. However, we’ve had some excellent events in 2014 and the Dark Ages Society is in fine fighting form, as you can read in the DAS Chronicle The first event of 2015 will be The Hunt for Ivar’s Treasure, a DAS […]

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Flaunden event, 25-27 October 2013

The mighty Cilternsaete will be running an event in the village of Flaunden in Hertfordshire, over the weekend of 25th to 27th October. This will be a private society event with fighting and feasting. Any non-members who’d like to find out more and maybe give DAS a try, get in touch!

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First Event of 2013 Booked!

We’ll be holding a DAS weekend of fighting and feasting over the 5th – 7th April, at Earleywood Scout Camp, near Sunningdale in Berkshire. * Please note the change of date! * This is a great venue as we have the run of the camp and can fight on site in the afternoon, then hang […]

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Winter event confirmed 23-25 November!

Our winter event has been confirmed for the 23rd – 25th November. It will be a full-on traditional DAS event in the village hall at Flaunden in the lovely county of Hertfordshire. A day of fighting in the woods will be followed by a sumptuous banquet. We hope to see as many members as possible […]

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The Spring of 2012

Hello all re-enactors, who should by now be polishing up helmets, getting the moths out of cloaks and washing the sticky residue out of horns in preparation for the coming season. 2012 looks like being a great year for DAS, with another 2 events in the calendar in addition to those booked last year. 27-29 […]

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Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012

2011 closed with a small but very enjoyable winter adventure on Leith Hill. Despite the countryside being ravaged by plague (that is, everybody and his dog being ill!), we few survivors battled our way to the Tower of Plenty, where we bought orange squash and then did an impromptu display for about 20 passers-by – […]

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The Final 2011 Bash Approaches

DAS’s last event for the year will be at Forest Green in Surrey. We’ll fight on historic Leith Hill – indeed on the very site of the Battle of Leith Hill, way back in the time of Alfred’s father. Wulf and the Westmen will provide us with a fine winter feast, and it’ll be our […]

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Cadbury over, Flaunden Approaches

The event at South Cadbury was made particularly glorious by the wonderful weather. Read all about it here: . Many thanks to the organisers Hrolf and Morag for all their work, both to plan the event and to make it such a success on the day. The next DAS event is fast approaching, over the […]

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Officers’ Meeting Date

The autumn 2011 Officers’ Meeting will be held at the Flaunden event, on Saturday 5th November 2011. This will be a short meeting slotted in between the fighting and the banquet. The agenda will be fixed and there will be no “any other business”. Matters requiring extensive discussion will have to wait until the full […]

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New Dates for Flaunden and Forest Green

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the last two DAS events of the year have changed date. Herewulf’s event at Flaunden, Hertfordshire has moved to the 4th-6th November 2011. Wulf’s event at Forest Green, Surrey has moved to the 25th-27th November 2011.

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DASmag Archive Online

Alf the Archivist has been busy scanning all the old DASmags he’s been able to find – starting with #1 from 1975. And these are now available for you to read as pdf files. Visit the DASmag Archive to read the mags. The Archive is only available to members of DAS, so you will have […]

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