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 Post subject: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 9:36 am 
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FORTRESS WALES 2010

2nd and 3rd May 2010
Take a step back in time…..multi period living history and military vehicle weekend set in the wonderful grounds of Margam Country Park
Re-enactment/Living History groups, Military vehicles area, Main Arena,
Re-enactment camps, Walking re-enactors, Catering area, Trade stands, Craft Fair

Camping available from 30th April-4th May
Set up day 1st May
Show open to public 2nd and 3rd May

Beer Tent and Evening Entertainment, Go Ape Adventure on site,
Evening Paranormal Tours by arrangement
Raising funds for Shelter Cymru, Welsh homeless charity.

For further information on becoming involved in this great event contact:-
Re-enactors/Re-enactment Groups/Living History Groups and Walking Displays
Please either email/phone WENDY or BUCK for more information or to request a application form. All aspects of history are allowed. Except for Allgemeine uniforms. All application forms need to be sent with a copy of your PLI and risk assessment documents

To take part in the WW2 Battle you must speak to Paul Sidney (Handsome) of The South Wales Borderers No Norman Wisdoms on the day please. If you are not on the list or do not turn up for the battle breifing and get a pass you do not battle. Health and Safety will be followed to the letter.

Military Vehicle Owners all era’s or 1930`s - 40`s Classic Car/Vehicle owners.
Please either email/phone BUCK for more information or to request an application form. A £7.50 donation cheque made out to Shelter Cymru is requested with all owner applications.

Sellers and Traders
Please email/phone Allison for more information or to request an application form. A donation cheque made out to Shelter Cymru is required with all trade/sellers application forms for the sum of £30.00. Also PLI and risk assessment documents requested with application form

Wendy
wendy@cymrusid.fsnet.co.uk

Buck
p.day3@ntlworld.com| 029 20317980

Traders/Sellers and All other Park Enquires to Allison
a.lloyd@npt.gov.uk| 01639 881635

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FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:30 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:21 pm 
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As promised some photos of the new WW2 Battling area

If you went last year it is the other side of the lake

The grass has been cut and we will be dragging some more fallen trees in

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A veiw of the grounds

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The public will entry through the gates and will stand on the road
we will be using the area on the right

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FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:04 am 
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Location: " Busy in the middle of a Skirmish "
... know the area well,..... just behind our display,... excellent choice , a brilliant landscape to battle upon with full view for the public from the road. :mrgreen:

Can't wait ! :shock: :D

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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:18 am 
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Well only 4 months to go and the applications are rolling in

confirmation from:12/2/10

The South Wales Borderers WW2 Re-enactment Group

American Civil War CURS

Freemen of Gwent,

Ron Chamberlain Ronco History Walker

Monmouthshire Branch of the Muzzleloaders

Western Front Association

Marcher Stuarts

La Columna

Royal Navy

The Spivs Walking Display

Vikings of Middle England

Kompanie 1

Companions of the Forest

Companions of the Longbow

Free Company Y Siluriad and Tudors

Kampfgruppe Stahkrieger

Nobletales Retinue (medieval 1350-1420)

16th-SS Panzergrenadier Division "Reichsfuhrer-SS".

FJR2

The Royal Warwicks

Past Regiments

Y Cantref Breniol (Regia Annglorum)


If your groups name is not included above then please submit your form or
contact me if you have already returned it.

Application forms must be submitted by the 20th March 2010
Ready for the site meeting on the 27th March 2010
Late applications will considered, as long as paper work is correct

wendy

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:10 pm 
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Hello everyone
been to a meeting at Margam Park today
We have over 451 Re-enactors booked in so far
Many THanks to all groups who have submitted their forms

CAN YOU ALL PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATIONS ASAP WITH THE CORRECT DOCUMENTS

For all WW2 groups if you wish to be considered to take part in the battle you mustget in contact with Paul Sidney from the South Wales Borderers. If you do not get his OK you will not be taking part.

wendy

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:11 am 
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Just a update on the entertaiment side

On SATURDAY night starting at 7pm we will be having a gudied Ghosthunt through the castle.
(If you want to take part you must let me now we are having 3 trips through the evening and only about 90 people can go)

Also on Saturday night we will be having Karoke of sorts

Sunday will see us having a DISCO same as last year but will finish at about 1am.

The beer tent will be on sitefrom Saturday onwards
Food will also be on site from Saturday hog man has promised not to run low this year.

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:34 pm 
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WEVE GOT IT!!!!!!!

Battle of Britain FLYPAST

Both days….2nd at 16:30

3rd at 14:00

Likely to be either flypast which lasts for 5 mins or a display which lasts for 15 minutes…which it is will be confirmed when they get flight details….

It will be the Lancaster , Hurricane and spitfires. AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:01 pm 
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dragon gun wrote:
WEVE GOT IT!!!!!!!

Battle of Britain FLYPAST

Both days….2nd at 16:30

3rd at 14:00

Likely to be either flypast which lasts for 5 mins or a display which lasts for 15 minutes…which it is will be confirmed when they get flight details….

It will be the Lancaster , Hurricane and spitfires. AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well done you!!!! Nice to see this Show growing. Hard work done by a few but with satisfying results for the many.

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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
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Well done Paul & Wendy

An excellent addition to the show,... should attract a lot of interest and increase public attendance figures for the shows worthy charity.

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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:09 am 
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I have had to cancel Helen Vickers as section 5 for the WW2 Battle

But have now got the new man on the block to attend same as before as long as he has 20 hire`s of guns he will attend

i will post all details tomorrow

website, phone number email address and the rest of the details

we have decided to give everyone till the 17th April to get in touch with him if he has not had 20 bookings by then he will pull out

Sorry about this.

For all WW2 groups if you wish to be considered to take part in the battle you mustget in contact with Paul Sidney from the South Wales Borderers. If you do not get his OK you will not be taking part.

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:26 pm 
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Section 5 information

Hamish MacLeod
023 92253175

History in the Making Ltd

www.history-making.com

Rent-A-Gun weapon Hire.
Terms and conditions.

1. History in the Making Ltd (HITM) also known as rent-A-Gun are the legal owners of all weapons on hire. All weapons remain the property of HITM.
2. Weapons may only be hired for use in conjunction with a pre-arranged arena performance, under the control of a recognised Living History Association.
3. All hire applications must be received and processed prior to the event/show date. All payments must be made prior to issue of weapons.
4. The hirer is responsible for the safe use of any weapon on hire. HITM will not accept any responsibility and is not liable for any damage to property or injury to any person, including the hirer, arising from improper or negligent use of weapon.
5. Damage or loss of any part of weapon will be charged to the hirer at current market rate.
6. The hired weapons are under the legal control of HITM and must be surrendered back to the company on demand.
7. Our weapons are to be used in conjunction with our own stock of blanks (or exactly the same make). No other blanks may be used in our weapons. This could result in damage to weapon and injury to hirer.
8. It is not permitted, unless by prior arrangement, for any of our weapons to be disassembled by any persons other than a servant of the company.
9. HITM will not tolerate any contravention of the Firearms act and are duty bound to report any misdemeanour to the local firearms authority.
10. HITM reserve the right to refuse hire to any individual or group.
11. The depreciating hire charge will only apply on multi-day performances. First day of hire is always the highest figure paid followed by the day 2 rate, followed by the day 3 rate. The 4th and any subsequently days will be charged at day 3 rate.
12. HITM reserve the right to change terms and conditions at any time.


25th Feb 2010.

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
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Rent-A-Gun Registration Form.
Please complete this registration form and return via e-mail or post. Please register for gun hire 2 weeks before event.
Your Details.

Full Name (including middle name)……………………………………………………………………

Date of Birth………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Address…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Home phone number…………………………………..Mobile…………………………………………………..

E-Mail address…………………………………………………………………………….……………………………….

Living History Group Name…………………………………………………………………………………………
Membership number……………………………………………………………………………………………………

Proof of I.D. (This must be produced at event before collection of weapon.)
Passport or FAC or SG certificate or Photo Card driving license.

Type…………………………………Number………………………………..Expiry Date…………………………

Proof of Address. (Utility Bill or Statement. Not invoices )

Type…………………………………Company……………………………..Account Number…………………

Please bring the original documents you have listed in your application form to be checked prior to the issue of weapons.
Application to hire weapons indicates that clients accept full terms and conditions as listed in our document ‘ Rent-A-Gun, terms and conditions’. Available on request.

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:29 pm 
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Price list can be seen on the website

or email me and i will send it to you

PLEASE DO NOT FORGET

For all WW2 groups if you wish to be considered to take part in the battle you mustget in contact with Paul Sidney from the South Wales Borderers. If you do not get his OK you will not be taking part.

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Is it true i can retire when i die.

FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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 Post subject: Re: Fortress Wales 2010
PostPosted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:14 pm 
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The site meeting is next Saturday thats the 27th MARCH at 11.00am.

Please come along if you can/want to.

But PLEASE can you come in uniform or outfit for the press pictures.

If you cannot make it no problem but if you have any questions or requests please email/post them now to me.

cheers
Wendy

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FORTRESS WALES 2014
1st and 2nd May
take a step back in time…..multi-period living history and military vehicle weekend.

Set in the wonderful grounds of CALDICOT CASTLE COUNTRY PARK
Church Road, Caldicot NP26 4HU


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