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What I do

Choose from a wide range of time periods, everything from historical dance tuition to my Traditional Santa.  My fees are always negotiable, so email me with your requirements or telephone me for a chat to discuss my full range of services.

Educational Sessions

I am happy to conduct educational sessions at an historical monument or at your school.  I offer a wide range of historical periods, from 1066 Anglo Saxon to Stuart and on a number of subjects.  Cadw sites offer free educational visits, which you book via the Cadw website.

During these sessions I can offer choices from the following:

  • Learn an historical song or dance

  • History themed trail

  • A day in the life of my character

  • Musical instument demo

  • Weaponry demo

  • My clothing and utensils

  • Storytelling (historical/mythical)

  • Dragons & Castles

  • Pike drill 1640's style

  • Storming the castle!

  • Callenig making at Christmas

  • Scribe - have a go calligraphy

Guided Tours, Weddings & Fun

As well as re-enactment and working with schools, I also can conduct guided tours/talks at historic monuments, play music at your wedding/special occasions and brighten up any group meeting with period song and dance tuition.

Some of the things I currently offer:

  • Wandering Minstrel at Weddings

  • Guided tours of Raglan Castle, Chepstow Castle, White Castle, Tintern Abbey & Tretower Court

  • Traditional Santa for your grotto

  • Talks for groups, tailored to your requirements

  • Song and dance tuition 

  • 2 hour battlefield tour - Raglan Castle

  • Medieval poetry & bawdy songs

  • Any of my educational sessions can be revised for adult audiences too.

Living History Demos

I can come along to your historical events and add a musical dimension to your program.  My music covers Anglo Saxon through to 17th Century.  I can also attend events as my other characters too, Scribe, Lay Brother, Archer etc.   

Here are some of the things I usually do at historical events:

  • Set up my period tent or awning

  • Within it display my musical instruments or weapons or scribe equipment

  • Interact with the public, answering their questions.

  • Wander around minstrelling, playing harp and flute.

  • Announcing upcoming activities during the day, by ringing a bell, banging a drum, sounding horn and shouting!

  • I am willing to assist with any Living history group as one of my characters