Do you like Armor? Swords? HEMA? History? Movie props? This event is a once in a lifetime. I and my son will be there all day. http://newsite.globaleffects.com/lecture/ Arms & Armour Open house and Lecture With Dr. Tobias Capwell
February 7th 2023 – 10am to 10pm Lectures Starting at 7pm
Hosted by Global Effects Inc. 12424 Gladstone Ave. Sylmar CA 91342
Spend a day exploring the collection of motion picture armour, props and costumes here at Global Effects, in the company of world-renowned author and jouster Dr. Tobias Capwell. Toby will be here all day talking arms and armour, alongside combat demonstrations and armour handling. In the evening he will present an illustrated talk telling the story of armour-making in England, from the late Middle Ages to the end of the Renaissance, culminating in a presentation of Chris Gilman’s reconstruction of an Elizabethan armour for war, joust and tournament. In addition, We will have the first public showing of Chris Gilman’s reconstruction of an Elizabethan armour for war, joust and tournament. A collaboration with world famous Armourers, Robert MacPherson, Jeff Wasson. With Talks by Chris Gilman and Toby Capwell about the creation of this masterwork.
Armoured Fighting Demos
Scott Farrell and his team, will be giving an Historical Armoured combat demo as well. So, If you want to see how the armour was really used and how mobile it was, you will want to see these.
Day Events (from 10am):
Open access to armour, props and costumes
Browse our research library of 2000 volumes
Presentation of the Greenwich garniture
Evening talk: ‘Armour of the English Knight’ (Starting at 7pm)
Snacks and drinks
We are offering 3 Different Attendance Choices Reservation Required, we will not have the ability to take payments at the door.
All day access pass – Includes 10am to 10pm access to Global Effects, with a chance to handle various armour pieces, both real and replica. armour . Dr. Capwell we be at Global all day, so this gives you a chance to ask questions and purchase a copy of his new book. $60
Lectures Only – Starting at 7pm, Dr. Capwell will give a lecture on 15th and 16th Century Armour, mainly in England. This will have a Question & Answer period at the conclusion of Toby’s talk. Then, there will be a talk by Dr. Capwell and Chris Gilman, about the creation of the 16th Century reconstruction of a full Greenwich Garniture armour. $35
VIP – All access with personally signed book – Along with all of the other events, this package includes a personally autographed copy of Armour of the English Knight: Continental Armour in England $165