Many large groups use a pulled blow form of armed historical martial arts, where they battle competitively with various sets of rules for safety to try and recreate the atmosphere of real battle. To take part most groups will expect you to regularly practise with them and be confident in being safe and making sure others are being safe too.
Below are some Reenactment groups in Scotland that have regular meetups and training/workshops using these systems follow the links to find out more.
Britannia XIV is a medieval re-enactment group recreating the life, crafts and wars of the years 1296 to 1348. ToRead more.
Historia Normannis Historia Normannis prides itself on offering a high-quality, exciting and historically accurate range of event options to aRead more.
Reenacting the daily lives and warfare of the peoples of the British Isles from AD 800 - 1100 a Dark AgesRead more.
Shire of Caer Caledon
St Andrews University's medieval reenactment group! firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.facebook.com/ShireStAndrews/ https://www.yourunion.net/activities/society/shire/Read more.
The Company of Saint Margaret
The Company of St Margaret are a late medieval and renaissance re-enactment group based in Scotland, with members in Fife,Read more.
The Knights of Monymusk
A historical reenactment and living history group based in the Dundee/Angus area of Scotland. The Knights of Monymusk have beenRead more.
The Vikings Founded in 1971 are the premier society presenting re-enactments of the Viking Age. While the Society portrays DarkRead more.