Archive for November, 2014

News – December Skirmish date and location confirmed


The Companye are delighted to confirm that the next woodland skirmish will take place on Saturday December 13th at the Naseby site.

Please park by the memorial, we will assemble at 11am and move into the woods once everyone is ready.

MSS Skirmish Rules Sep 2013 and equipment requirements apply.

See you there!


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Northants Social – 14th November


Short notice, but a number of the Harrington Companye will be at the Coach and Horses, Brixworth NN6 from 9:15PM on the 14th November.

If you are interested in finding out more about our Companye then feel free to come along!

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News – Kenilworth Castle return confirmed for 2015


The Companye are delighted to confirm that they will be returning in 2015 to the splendid Kenilworth Castle, one of the jewels in English Heritage’s crown.

The Companye will be there with a full living history encampment as well as undertaking arena displays as part of English Heritage’s spectacular St George’s festival weekend (April 25th & 26th).

The castle is a favourite location of the Companye, and we are delighted that English Heritage have awarded us the opportunity of a return.

You can read more on the 2014 event here.


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Result – Harrington Archery contest


Members of the Companye out in the woods enjoying themselves on an autumnal afternoon

The Title of Harrington Archery Champion was fiercely contested at the beautiful Hazelborough Forest today.

The course was two rounds of thirteen challenging targets, with the best score from each round being submitted. Archers shoot a single arrow from each peg, with the first arrow to hit the target being used for scoring (and weighted accordingly)

After two rounds, The Results were as follows:

NAME (Household) Score

Stan (Harrington) 156
Viv (Hazelborough Archers) 134
Ant F (Harrington) 128
Alison (Guest)122
Corin (Harrington) 110
Howard (Hazelborough Archers) 96
Pete Br (Harrington) 98
Pete B (Harrington) 80
Lenette (Harrington) 62
Cheri (Harrington) 46
Mark (Harrington) 26
Jo (Harrington) 20

Accordingly, Stan is awarded the trophy and title of Master Archer of Wolfage Manor

All in all it was a thoroughly enjoyable day, which also featured Mark S in fine form. He has been nicknamed the “EntSlayer” for his amazing ability to hit trees…


“Take that Treebeard!”


“For the White Hand!”


“Oh look – another one!”

We’d like to thank the fantastic catering team who laid on hot teas, and bacon butties all day. It wouldn’t be the same without you!

Next up, the Companye Banquet, and December skirmish..

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