Renaissance Fairs, Renaissance
Festivals and Renaissance Faires
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the Renaissance or Renaissance
Faires or Renaissance
Festivals or Renaissance
is probably on this site.
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Clothing or Renaissance
Costumes or Renaissance
Clothes or Renaissance
Dresses or Renaissance
they're here too.
Want to see some costume books?
Renaissance Cookbooks or recipes.
How about info on Renaissance
Art and/or Renaissance
A popular search is for Renaissance
their works.... they're here too.
a Renaissance and/or Medieval flair.... look no
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The Renaissance period is one of the most interesting in history. From the French, the word "Renaissance" means re-birth. Which is a good description of the period. There is no agreement on exactly when the period started or ended, but the general consensus is that it started around 1260 and ended around 1600. Significant advances in art and architecture occurred during this period of history. There were also some major shifts in religion and the power of the church during this period too.
The Renaissance faires allow you to "go back in time". Faire-goers, or Rennies, enjoy dressing in the period costumes and speaking in the accent of the times (many do a very poor job at this, but they enjoy it none the less).
You can find information about a Renaissance
faire in a particular part of the country here. There is information on the dates, the faire and contact information where available (email and phone numbers).
Because many people interested
in these events are also interested in wearing
a period costume, this site has information on
those too. You can find Renaissance
costume patterns (for
those who sew) and a fairly lengthy list of costume
Of course the increasing popularity
of the Renaissance faires has led to an increase
in popularity of Renaissance
There could be volumes written on just this subject
alone, but this a a good jumping off point (notice
the intentional use of the words "jumping
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