Reenactors Directory

Over the years we have received many requests from schools, media companies and historic venues for details of re-enactors, in order to help to bring alive the various period events that they wished to stage. In addition, many individuals have contacted us looking for similar information concerning societies and associations in which they can join, to share in the fun, interest and passion of a specific historic era.

In response to this demand, we have created a directory of UK-based living history societies and associations, complete with web links and contact details as appropriate. Each groups availability for public and school displays as well as film work is also indicated.

Jörmungandr Austr Saxon and Viking Re-enactment Society

Norfolk

We have an extensive living history camp, portraying life, crafts and skills of the era. We give combat demonstrations. We offer a hands on educational and enjoyable experience to the public and to schools.

The Bluejackets

Central and southern England

The Bluejackets society was set up in 2001 to re-create the Royal Navy of the Victorian era. Since then we have added the Royal Navy in World War One and the Russian Civil War so that our period now spans from 1879 to 1919.

  • Public Display
  • Film Work

Airborne-44

Shropshire

Airborne-44 is a WW2 reenactment group that mainly portrays elements of the US 101st Airborne 506th Demolition Unit, known in WW2 as the “Filthy 13” due to their appearance. The unit fought at Normandy through to Germany, but our group specialises in the Normandy period portrayal.

  • Public Display
  • School Display
  • Film Work

29th Field Kitchen

North East England

We portray life in the British military field kitchen as used by soldiers from both world wars, using original cookers and utensils. Alternatively we can recreate a WW2 ARP feeding station as was used on the homefront in bombed out areas of the country.

  • Public Display
  • School Display
  • Film Work

Rafal Wszebor Wawrzynek

Edinburgh

Storrada Hird is a small, independent group of Historical Re-enactors. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, we recreate one of the most significant era of early medieval period, portraying the lives of the Viking, Slavic and Anglo-Saxon cultures in IX-XI centuries.

  • Public Display
  • School Display
  • Film Work

The Great War Society

Nationwide

We are a living-history society, not a battle re-enactment group, believing that it is simply neither possible – nor desirable – to attempt to portray combat in front of the public. Rather, our activities are focused upon authentic demonstrations of the many and varied skills which a soldier would have had to acquire to enable him to do his job “in the field”. Our members dress in period uniforms and equipment, learn the drill, and undertake the training and everyday activities of the time.

  • Public Display
  • School Display
  • Film Work

The Knights of Skirbeck

Lincolnshire

We are a small, friendly & busy medieval society, portraying an English household in the period 1399-1461. As a member group of The Wars Of The Roses Federation, we also attend WOTR events/battles, where we portray the household of Sir Richard Tunstall KG.

  • Public Display
  • School Display
  • Film Work