Category Archives: Past Events

Read about some of our past events. You can also find in-character write up of events under the “DAS Chronicle Archive” link.

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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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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Fighting and Feasting: the typical plot event

The typical plot event begins on a Friday night, when people gather at the venue from across the country – and normally head to a nearby pub for supper and a few pints. People catch up, meet any new members, and get excited about the weekend ahead! On Saturday , we wake up , eat […]

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A celebration of the Viking discovery of North America 1000 years before.  

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Helmsley Castle 2003

A multi-period living history display at Helmsley Castle, Yorkshire.  

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Danelaw Village

DAS regularly visits the Danelaw village to chill out and live the Dark Age life in peacetime.  

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Halfpenny Green 2004

A multi-period living history display  

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Wulwic (Woolwich) 2005

In 2005, DAS provided the shoreside settlement when the longship Gaia sailed into London – and some of us managed to hitch a ride on the ship!  

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