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The Vikings are coming to Norwich

People of Norwich, beware! 9th February 2019 & 16th February 2019 will see Ordgar lay siege to Norwich Castle.

Combat Training November 2018

Ordgar and Ousekjarr warriors gathered on a chilly Sunday afternoon for a spot of combat training and be put to the test, as we faced the Formation test. Congratulations to all for passing.

Ordgar at the battle of Hastings vide...

The battle of Hastings 2018

                        On weary feet, the folk of Ordgar travelled south to join the army of King Harold Godwinson. A vast army of our Saxon people had gathered, their many banners snapping viciously in the wind. Friends and friends-yet-to-be-made gathered on the rugged slope of […]

A walk through camp at Hastings 2018

The Gippeswyk Viking and Saxon Festiv...

A messenger arrived with an invite from the Viking warband Blodorn Englar, their reputation as fierce warriors is spoken of in many mead halls across our lands. However the invite was one of peace towards our good Saxon people and our Lady Aelfina, who will not show weakness, accepted their offer of friendship, in the […]

Whitby Abbey 2018

BREAKING NEWS VIOLENT CLASH BETWEEN ANGLO SAXON AND VIKING ARMIES AT WHITBY ABBEY 2018 Reports have been coming in that a fierce encounter between these two warring sides has erupted at the sacred site of Whitby Abbey. The cause of the conflict is still unknown. Lets speak to some of the people who were there. […]

Elveden Country and Craft Show 2018

Under a fierce sun, Ordgar camped in the beautiful countryside of Elveden to demonstrate our crafts and skills. Our visit was one of peace, that allowed our warriors to relax and set up a training ground to show the locals their fighting styles and skills. Leather was crafted, clothing stitched and the cook fire burned […]

Ely Aquafest 2018

Close to the border of East Anglia and Wessex, folk of Ordgar came upon Ely for a peaceful exchange of customs and skills. The local Saxon people were welcoming, but still our hearts gladdened when our friends Ouskjarr joined our ranks, along with two other wandering warriors. Strange and wonderful sights befell our eyes. Shiny […]

Peterborough Heritage Festival 2018

In the midday sun, King Aethelwold and his cousin Edward the Elder met, each with an army at their backs. When they had finished trading insults, our shieldwall  marched forth to meet the Saxon army and bring about its doom. Our weapons and shields, stabbed and smashed our enemies to their ruin. But it is […]