Tag Archives: 2011

Village Life with DAS, 2011

Our annual visit to the Danelaw Village, Murton Park, York is the time when we really get back to the Dark Ages. We live in wooden houses, cook on fires, play games and catch up on craftwork. We had some good weather despite the fact that it was the August Bank Holiday, and it was […]

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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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Cadbury 2011

DAS has been visiting South Cadbury for many years, and it’s probably the quintessential DAS event of fighting and feasting. The location is beautiful and the hall, while simple, is pleasant. Pub and fighting site are within easy walking distance, and it’s a bonus that people can camp rather than having to sleep in 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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Event Dates for Autumn/Winter 2011

Three new events have been booked for 2011! All are private society events. We’ll fight hard all day Saturday, and then celebrate either victory or defeat with a banquet in the village hall. South Cadbury,Somerset – 30th September to 2nd October The planned June event was sadly cancelled, but it has been rescheduled and we […]

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