Category Archives: From the BoW organizers

The medieval pilgrimage reenacted

For today’s post I proudly present a new guest writer, my friend Frida. She has news on a event that will be possible to join during The battle of Wisby, something very special. As I hope I have mediated earlier, … Continue reading

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The project Battle of Wisby aims to honour the fallen of the battles of Mästerby and Visby, and to remember their sacrifice for freedom by reenacting the battle and putting up a big military camp outside the walls of Wisby. … Continue reading

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A pilgrim in a patched dress

I was flattered when I was asked to do a photo shoot a few weeks ago in order to make some nice press pictures for another reenachtment event. My friend Frida is organizing a traditional medieval pilgrimage at Gotland now … Continue reading

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A weekend in Wisby

Today I have the honour to present a guest writer: Battle of Wisby organizer Maria Neijman. She gives us an update on the plans for BoW 2013  and writes about her recent workshop-weekend in Wisby, together with her co-organizers Peter … Continue reading

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What is reenactment?

I’ve been dreading to explain in my blog what reenactment actually IS, why we are doing this, for those who don’t know. Now it seems like wont have to. Dennis Augustsson has made an excellent professional documentary about it. Follow … Continue reading

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This is the Battle of Wisby

I remember the day of battle in 2011 as if it was only yesterday, not nearly two years ago. I feel proud, inspired, humble and happy when I think of it, just like I did after the battle. If you … Continue reading

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Interview with the organizers

Maria Neijman, Stockholm, Sweden What is your is interest in the 14th century? Daily life, crafts (preferably textile crafts) and warfare Are you in to any kind of organized medievalism? Yes, Albrechts Bössor, Fraternis Militia Carnis and of course Battle … Continue reading

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