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Bow-Making during the 100 Years War by Living Longbows

Bow-Making during the 100 Years War by Living Longbows

Joanna Grobosz
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre

Jack Pinson of Living Longbows will demonstrate a depiction of longbow making as it might have looked during the 100 years war in the 15th century. Jack is a master bowyer with the Craft Guild of Bowyers and Fletchers and has been making traditional and historic reproduction longbows for over 10 years. Using a variety of tools, equipment and examples, glean an insight into the various stages of longbow production shaped and tillered from a single stave of timber.

This event at Athlone Castle, Co. Westmeath is supported by the Heritage Council under the Irish Walled Towns Network 2021 Interpretation Fund.

Bow-Making During The 100 Year War by Jack Pinson of Living Longbows for Heritage Week 2021

Event Details

  • 14th August at 1 pm
  • Jack’s demonstration will be streamed live on Athlone Castle’s Instagram. The recording of this live demonstration will afterwards be available on Athlone Castle’s social media channels.

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