Upcoming Events

  • East Anglian Living History Fayre - Stowmarket

    Saturday, August 12, 2017 to Sunday, August 13, 2017

    NANMA is part of an impressive multi period event at the museum. Marvel at the military might of the Romans in East Anglia. Discover Viking settlers. Join the preparations for warfare and the march to France with the army of Edward III in the Hundred Years War. Hold cities to ransom with have-a-go siege artillery, win knights and ladies favours at the joust. Choose your side in the Civil War, shelter from cannon fire in the Napoleonic conflict and hunker down in the trenches of two World Wars.

  • Truncheonbury Festival

    Friday, August 25, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

    Trunchonbury is a new venue for NANMA in 2017. This is a unique family festival situated in the North Norfolk countryside, just off the Norfolk coast. Set in a 20 acre site music and performance art are the heart blood of this festival, alongside a multiplicity of peripheral activities. 

  • Worstead Festival 2017

    Saturday, July 29, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017

    NANMA will be appearing once again at the wonderful Worstead Festival with our retinue of knights, pages, craftsmen and camp followers. A great day out for all the family, hands on activities for kiddies include, the junior joust, pike drill, writing with a quill and the chance to try on and handle items of armour and weaponry.

  • St Georges Day Salhouse

    Sunday, April 17, 2016 to Monday, April 18, 2016

    Nanma were asked to attend this scouts group event at Salhouse broad.
    Displays included Archery, Knights in Armour, warcraft, the famous NANMA kitchen, Calligraphy and medicines of the era.

    Hands on activities included have a go archery, Dressing of the knight, and foot jousting.

    600 Scouts and assitants were entertained for a five hour period on the Sunday.

  • Worstead Festival

    Saturday, July 25, 2015 to Sunday, July 26, 2015

    In days of old when knights were bold . . .they would have probably enjoyed joining the fun of a festival or two. So this year we’ve invited the Norfolk and Norwich Medieval Association along to join the weekend of fun. There will be the chance to see knights in fighting form, for youngsters to see what wearing the traditional armour was like and have a go at age-old crafts and see a medieval encampment as it would have been all those years ago. They’re an enthusiastic bunch and will be happy to chat about their hobby, encourage you to join in and give you a few tips on archery.

  • Go Go Dragons

    Thursday, January 1, 2015 to Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Working with artist Rosamund Orton, the Norwich & Norfolk Medieval Association have created a Dragon that is based on the beauty of medieval calligraphy. Mother, or Lady, Julian was the author of the first book written in English by a woman and lived here in Norwich in the Fourteenth Century. Her ‘shewings’, or visions, of Christ’s Passion are widely regarded as an affirmation of mankind’s relationship with God. During the greatest burst of the Black Death she wrote, ‘All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well… ‘.