• People in medieval fancy dress helped to encourage a group of children from Pontefract to walk to school recently.

    Youngsters from Willow Park Junior School were joined by men dressed as brave knights as they participated in Walk to School Week.

    Volunteers from the Royal Armouries in Leeds also dressed in medieval princess fancy dress to join the kids as they formed a View Post
  • Anyone who admired the Gladiator costume that Russell Crowe wore in the epic film Gladiator may wish to organise a trip to Torquay.

    That's because the popular holiday resort's museum is to host an exhibition looking at suits of armour and military costumes over the years.

    Not only will there be knights in shining armour and Roman soldiers, but there will also be movie props, with Russell's outfit among the star attractions.

    Torquay Museum curator of collections Barry Chandler told the Devon View Post
  • If you're the chivalrous type, what better way is there of tying the knot than wearing a Knight fancy dress costume to walk down the aisle?

    This is what Wayne Stewart from Exmouth must have been thinking this week when he married partner of 12 years Vicki O'Connor in a medieval-themed ceremony.

    The couple and all their guests arrived in fancy dress costumes as opposed to traditional wedding attire, according to Devon 24.

    "For our big day we wanted to do something different and View Post