Arrows, javelins and slingshot….oh and Jenga played with axes! A great weekend, Ordgar increased its number of qualified display archers and gained another slinger.
A fine weekend demonstrating our living history village.
The good folk of Ordgar travelled to the flat fen lands of Peterborough to join our friends Ousekjarr. Here we met people curious about our ways, particularly our methods of farming. Many of these visitors were keen to wear our clothing. Others were happy to … Continue readingSacrewell Farm 2019
Continuing on with our promotional link with Norwich Castle Museum, Ordgar was in attendance at the City of ale beer festival, where we welcomed French brewers, that had brought their precious cargo of ale, aboard a small boat from France. As the ale flowed, morris … Continue readingCity of Ale and vikings
Ordgar travelled North to join the crew of a Viking longboat. On the calm waters, we each gripped the heavy oars and pulled the graceful longboat across the reflected sky. With tired smiles on our sun-baked faces, we drank ale with new friends long into … Continue readingOrdgar and the Viking Longboat
Every year The Viking Society put on a training weekend for all the re-enactment groups within the society. With a wide variety of combat and craft skills to get stuck into, Ordgar members had a fantastic weekend. Round campfires, old friends were embraced and new … Continue readingViking society training weekend
Ordgar members got together for a party in a 12th century leper house, where they ate, drank and then fought!!!
Hundreds of vikings descend on the streets of York for the annual Viking Festival and Ordgar were there. Deals were made with traders, drinks were drank with new and old friends and tired feet marched through the ancient streets in a huge parade. As evening … Continue readingJorvik Viking Festival 2019
As part of the Castle Museums display of a Viking hoard, Ordgar were there to talk to the visitors, have photographs taken and reclaim their treasures. … Continue readingWarriors of Ordgar visit Norwich Castle Museum