The building of the railways was one of the largest engineering projects ever undertaken. the men who built the railways known as navvies were a hard working and hard drinking nomadic community with their own unique culture and traditions. In the navvy camp we show how the navvies traveled worked lived and celebrated in the golden age of steam.



If you hire the Vitriol Historical medieval forge and alchemy lab for your event not only will you get a skilled blacksmith but also one of the few remaing alchemists in the country and perhaps the whole world. My forge holds independant public liability insurance and I demonstrate nationwide all year round from the smallest village fete to the largest reenactment.