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Archaeology and History of medieval Sherwood Forest

Today we have a guest post by Andy Gaunt. Andy is a professional archaeologist in Nottinghamshire and an expert on Medieval Sherwood Forest, its landscape, people and administration. His information is below the post. Thanks Andy for the great article! ~The Archivist Archaeology and History of medieval Sherwood Forest http://sherwoodforesthistory.blogspot.com Sherwood Forest is the most…

Robin Hood Pageant sees Nottingham Castle go back in time

Nottingham Castle was transformed into a medieval village over the weekend for the 21st Robin Hood Pageant. Minstrels wandered through the grounds, King Richard I was watching over events and, of course, Robin Hood himself was there. There were demonstrations, a medieval alehouse and a chance for people to turn lead into “gold” at an…

‘Robin Hood’ gets energetic staging at Children’s Theatre

The pre-show begging for change was a little nervous-making at Friday’s opening of Greg Banks’ audience-interactive “Robin Hood” at the Children’s Theatre. But the preamble served to ground this contemporary retelling of the medieval story in its hardscrabble milieu. The pre-show has some clever bits. In one, actor Reed Sigmund wears a leash on one…

Auditions Tuesday for Theater for Young Audiences production of ‘Robin Hood’

Theater for Young Audiences will hold auditions by appointment Tuesday, Aug., 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. for its Rising Stars Youth Theater Troupe production of “Robin Hood.” Auditions will be held at the Sheboygan Masonic Mansion, 411 St. Clair Ave. The Rising Stars Youth Theater Troupe is a program for youth who design and…