• Do you have a Medieval Manor House, Castle or Ruin?
  • Own a Cathedral, Church, Abbey or Medieval Chapel?
  • Wanting to promote your Local History?
  • Wishing to recreate an authentic siege, joust or battle?
  • Need filming for TV or Cinema?
  • To enhance your school History Days?
  • Two, Three and Four Day Weekend or Mid-week Events?
  • One-Day "Specials"?
  • Corporate Entertainment?
  • Consultancy, Lectures and Interviews?


What we Can Do For You!


The Beaufort Companye aims to bring to the public a vibrant, interactive and exciting interpretation of medieval military and civilian life during the latter half of the fifteenth century. We are able to puts on a wide range of Living History events from the intimate portrayal of a Lord's Household to tournaments, murder mysteries, castle sieges and, as members of the Wars of the Roses Federation, full scale battle re-enactments incorporating combined archery, infantry, cannon and cavalry displays.

The Members of the Companye, who are able to draw on many years of experience and research, will take on various characters, roles and guises, from nobility to commoners, knights to common soldiers and ladies to cooks and kitchen staff.

At your event our members will deliver performances to an agreed timetable that will be tailored to your personal event requirements and which can feature on the hour and half hour displays, talks and demonstrations that will easily dovetail with your opening times or other site activities. Formal performances will be backed up with continual interaction between our members and the public throughout the day.

All this will be set within an authentic tented Living History encampment and/or within your buildings and in line with an agreed medieval scenario which, wherever possible, will be based on actual historical events associated with the site.

Our current employers include:

  • English Heritage
  • CADW
  • The National Trust
  • Lincoln Castle
  • Avoncroft Historical Buildings Museum

We have conducted events at many different sites including Gainsborough Manor House (Old Hall), Lincoln and Tamworth Castles, Gloucester Cathedral, Bosworth Battlefield Centre, Agincourt, Towton, Tewkesbury and Blore Heath Battlefields, Avoncroft Historical Buildings Museum, Beeston Castle, Richmond Castle, Warwick Castle, and Warkworth Castle and Rievaulx Abbey, to name just a few.

We have conducted Interviews and Lectures for - The Richard III Society, The Battlefields Trust, Bosworth Battlefield Visitors Centre and BBC Radio 4

In addition to our historical expertise we also can provide the following

  • 10 million pounds worth of Public Liability Insurance
  • Comprehensive Health and Safety information including Comprehensive Risk Assessments. In addition we will work closely with you to ensure that any particular circumstances or hazards associated with your site are taken into account.
  • Our members are trained to high standard in the use of all equipment, tools and weapons used for display or combat.
  • We have our own fire fighting equipment for the camp and kitchen including "off the ground" cooking equipment
  • A complete display arena and archery shooting range with targets and nets.

HOW TO BOOK AND WHAT WE CHARGE Get in touch with the Chairman to discuss your event and other requirements and what we can do for you -

Telephone (01773) 701704

E-Mail -
jayandal@btinternet.com

We do take bookings years in advance and our calendar is now full for 2016. If you would like to talk to us about an event for 2017 then please contact us asap. It is important to get in touch as early as you can to avoid disappointment and ensure you get the best dates.

The Beaufort Companye is a not for profit organisation. However we do charge for our services and our fee will depend upon the style and scale of the event and the range of the content that you require.