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Re-enactment groups with interests in our period:
Marlborough Discussion group.
Colonel Holcroft Blood's
Ordnance 1685-1715 UK based Artillery regiment.
1st or Royal British
Grenadiers 1701-1715 American based. No website yet, e-mail only.
Regiment Gardes te voet Dutch Blue Guards of 1701 - 1714
Life Guards 1709 A new Russian group.
Marina Pietro Micca 1706 Italian Marines from the Turin Area.
Gardes Françoises A new French
History Re-enactment Workshop UK civilian re-enactment group
1st/Royal Regiment American
George II version of Orkneys.
An Italian group recreating 1693 in the region of Turin.
Pietro Micca Historical
Group Italian group recreating 1706 Turin Grenadiers.
The Duke of
York and Albany's An American Maritime Regiment of Foote.
La Societe De La
Compagnie Franche De La Marine A French-Canadian group.
Frederikstad A large Norwegian
group who re-enact 1704.
Tordenskiolds Soldater Fladstrand
A Danish group who re-enact the period 1709-1720.
Frasiers Highlander's UK based.
Recreating the Jacobite Cause 1689 - 1750
Nerike Wermlands Caroliner A
Swedish regiment covering 1700 - 1720.
18th century Scottish cavalry warfare.
La Fenice An
Italian 1690's group with photos of them in action.
The 1685 Society
Landed Sedgemoor 1685 & Monmouth Rebellion.
Lumieres German civilian 18th century re-enactors.
The Lace Wars Society UK
based mid-18th century re-enactors.
New France and Old England UK
based French & Indian Wars.
Senior Service UK based
18th Century Royal Navy.
The Fairfax Battalia UK
based group, covering 1642 - 1651, 1660, 1685.
English Civil War Society UK based historically accurate society
portraying the English Civil War period and the Late Tudor Period.
and Academic Sites:
Fort Niagara Youngstown,
NY. A fort dating back to 1678.
Society of Colonial Wars
UK based which even HRH The Queen is a member.
Printed materials of the period 1660's - 1720's.
Marshal Vauban Homepages European forts of the 17th, 18th and
The French and
Indian raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1704.
The Glorious Revolution
of 1688 Information of the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
War Forum American discussion site of 1700-1714.
Eighteenth Century England
An American University site.
Irish site for post-1688 events.
Impar French site covering the first quarter of the 18th
Louis XIV German site in
18th Century Midwife The diary of an American 18thc midwife.
Fire of London BBC site featuring animated Hollar's engravings.
Direct link to the house. Also contains historical details about the
Sites and Custom-made costume:
Kilol Fabrics Makers of wood-block print fabrics using 17th & 18th
Vena Cava Designs UK
based. Findings for costume and corset makers.
Taylor of Abington Museum quality handsewn linen and tailoring.
The Silly Sisters US based
18th century costumers.
Colonial Taylor How to re-create 18th century costume. New site.
Hand Knit Hose How
to knit your own authentic hose
Wooded Hamlet Designs
Authentic Haberdashers for re-enactors.
Steve Millingham, Pewterer UK
based pewter replicas of costume accessories.
The Costumer's Manifesto US site
for costume historians and seamstresses.
UK based costumer.
Sarah Juniper UK based
UK based Mantua and Corset maker.
Kitty Hats UK based Hatter
for most periods.
Bjarne Drews A Danish
The costumer for the staff at
Hampton Court Palace,
Burnston How to make your own 18th Century baby's clothing.
Patterns How to make Gaiters for the experienced [Adobe required].
Fig Leaf Patterns A ready-made pattern for a c.1700 Jumps.
Excellent patterns for a Manteau de Lit and caps.
J.P.Ryan US based
pattern drafter from historical sources.
La Fleur de Lyse Canadian re-enactment group supplying patterns.
Fig Leaf patterns
Sells patterns taken only from original garments.
A Baby and Toddler
pattern, to cover from head to foot including Diapers/Nappies [Kannicks]
Tips Everything you ever wanted to know about costume construction
and wish someone had told you ten years ago, dammit!
and Military Book Suppliers:
Paul Meekins Books
UK based military and costume book specialist.
Smiling Fox Forge US
based 18th century supplier.
Carl Giordano Tinsmith
US based who makes all kinds of tin devices
Cooperman Drum, fife and
drumstick maker. US based.
Marcus Music Historic drum
and instrument maker. UK based.
Arms UK based musket makers.
Otter Creek Rifle Works
American based trader.
Armourclass Scottish based
sword makers for re-enactors.
Interknife UK based knife
makers for re-enactors.
Historic Games US based
period games for re-enactors.
Arms Makers of muskets and cannons.
Military Metalwork UK
based makers of regalia & military hats.
JAS Townsend US based 18th
century specialist supplier.
Smoke & Fire US based 18th
G. Gedney Godwin US
based 17th & 18th century supplier.
Clay Pipes Canadian
company who make re-production pipes.
The large bi-annual event in the UK visited by re-enactors from
all over the world. Come here in the 'off' season to stock up on your
Kalamazoo Living History
The American version, and the world's largest with 10,000
Costume Collection Japan based with searchable web database.
Bath Museum of Costume
UK based costume museum.
The Fan Museum London based
The National Army
Museum London based museum of British military history.
The Tower of
London. Housing famous arms & armour.
Leeds UK based & housing the largest military arms collection.
UK based Artillery Museum. Home of the impounded famous Iraqi 'Supergun'.
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Costume Institute Metropolitan Museum, NY, USA.
Von Donop US based 18th century Hessians.
21e Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne
A European Napoleonic group.
Drumming - A practical guide.
How to spot
bad re-enactors - a sponsors guide - read it if you dare!
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