The Edwards, Hopkins, Webster and Kensley families. Invasion! Saxon warriors event at Fort Nelson. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (270719-42)

Fort Nelson invaded by Anglo Saxon warriors setting up camp for the weekend - picture gallery

Fort Nelson, in Portchester, welcomed to its grounds a settlement from the re-enactment society Regia Anglorum, with volunteers staging sword fights, offering axe throwing lessons to children, and teaching historical craft skills.

Monday, 29th July 2019, 2:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th July 2019, 12:36 pm

More than 20 volunteers camped overnight to offer a weekend of activities. Roland Williamson, business manager for the re-enactment society, said it was the first time the group had visited the fort, with the visit being ‘a huge success’.

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