MAY Candleston Castle Campsite Merthyr Mawr Road Merthyr Mawr Nr Bridgend South Wales CF320LS
This May, on the South coast of wale’s there is a fantasy fancy dress festival of unprecedented proportions.
Living theatre stories to be swept up in, with a selection of worlds to come from, historical, fantasy, steampunk, all swept together in the woods that where made famous by King Arthurs adventures: the Forest Argent
Bands, workshops, traders, storytelling all come together to swept up in a world of fantasy and suspense against the backdrop of castles and rolling beaches.
Come join us, with hundreds of other people, to take your place from a world apart:
Histories heroes and villains, cast in mould of medieval England, and drawing inspiration from history, Hollywood, and legends such as King Arthur.
(Includes William of Antioch’s mercenary school, learn the uses of medieval combat and its application in personal or group situations and Brother Leon’s botanical and bestiary, constantly on the lookout for samples, pictures and written accounts)
Immortality breeds immorality. A high fantasy world of slavery and conquest. Where an almost elven people wallow in there despotic crumbling empire.
(Visit Livans Slave market, sell slaves, buy slaves (secretly free slaves?))
Frock coats and flintlocks. A the 1800’s that touches on the Fey, leading to adventure, heroics, magic and villainy.
(Take a seat with Anton De’vere’s gentleman’s club and duelling school, indulge in a little tea, and learn the fine arts of duelling, both with pistol and sword.)
Steam is power! The church thunders over all, and Kings and Queens grasp desperately to there power as the Artisan marches to the rhythm of there pistons.
(Explore the world with The Mapmakers, constantly seeking to enlarge the foundation of there knowledge, you can join the explorers and scholars in there never ending quest to define the world.)
A mad Gods fantasy, creatures made animate to serve the purpose of Powers that no longer care. Exotic creatures and explorers devoid of human experience.
(Collect information for the Great Library, a group that collects all forms of knowledge, but particularly stories music and culture)
With, food, bands, and the freedom to immerse yourself in the world or sit on the peripheries in the wonderful Trolls Bottom tavern, this is an event that can be enjoyed by all the family.