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Gippeswyc Championships

Thu 27 Sep 2018 to Sun 30 Sep 2018
Gippeswyc Championships
Free Event

For more information, please contact us.

The Gippeswyc Viking and Saxon Festival. 27th - 30th September 2018.
Living History Camp, Eastern rules and Huscarl (NG version) rules of combat, including a bridge fighting tournament for prize money.

Free pitches for Viking period market vendors.
Live music.
Real Ale.
Archery.
Traditional crafts.
1 hour from Stansted Airport
1 hour from Harwich Seaport
2.5 hours from Dover Seaport

This event is free to the public - Viewing only

Free pitches for stall holders - please contact us for more information.
Free firewood for camping ( camping only available for historical tents and stall holders).



The event programme is as follows:

Thursday 27th September
10.00 Arrive, set up camp and market.

Friday 28th September.
11.00 Opening ceremony, prayers and offerings to the Gods, the banners and the shields.
12.00. Eastern rules bridge fighting tournament, 5v5.
14.00 Glima wrestling competition.
16.00 Eastern rules melee (10 battles).

Saturday 29th September.
11.00. Eastern rules bridge fighting finals.
13.00 Eastern rules champion fights. (1v1).
15.00 Eastern rules melee (10 battles).
19.00. Feast. Roast pork and venison, with Blodorn beer. (7%).

Sunday 30th September.
11.00 Huscarl NG version rules, bridge fight for honour.
13.00 Huscarl rules champion fights (1v1).
14.00 Glima finals.
15.00. Huscarl rules melee (10 battles).
17.00. Prize giving and finish.


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