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Shipwrecked, 875 A.D. (Cadbury, October 2015)

This summer King Alfred went out to sea with an armed fleet, and fought with seven ship-rovers, one of whom he took, and dispersed the others. With the Vikings leaderless and facing rebellions in their holdings in Northumbria and East Anglia, King Alfred of Wessex spent 875 building up his forces. This included developing a […]

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Events Diary 2013

The first event of 2013 will be a DAS weekend of fighting and feasting over the 5th – 7th April 2013, at Earleywood Scout Camp, near Sunningdale in Berkshire. We welcome all members old and new, who would like to fight in the woods, practice crafts, or just enjoy good fellowship, food and ale with […]

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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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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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