Ravencrest are one of the UK's leading suppliers of shoes, armour, clothing and weaponry. We can sell or hire for productions of television, film or theatre. We specialise in Medieval, Viking and Anglo-Saxon periods, but are also able to produce fantasy or custom items according to your specifications.
We regularly appear at specialist fairs and shows around the United Kingdom and have supplied the BBC, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Leeds Armouries and The Crucible in Sheffield with props and stock for their productions.
We hire equipment and stage props to theatres, museums and production companies.
We are proud to supply the following organisations:
Alnwick Castle, Northumberland.
The Royal Shakespeare Company.
The Leeds Armouries.
Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Bloodstock Music Festival
Name: Alex Emptage
Lives in: Derby, United Kingdom
Company: Ravencrest Historical Suppliers
Occupation: Theatrical Armourer, Costumer and Researcher
Unique traits: custom theatrical armourer, historical theatrical armourer, historical weaponry, Medieval shoes, historical shoes, leather goods, weaponry, historical clothing and armour research and consultancy
Martin Brown Illustrator from The Horrible Histories
Documentary Armour for public appearances
The Wolf from the Door
Theater by Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square Supplied Medieval shoes for two leads, Lady Catherine and Leo
Armoury Display, Alywick Castle, Northumberland
Commercial by Alywick Castle, Northumberland Supplied full suits of armour for castle displays, including the set-up and consultation on presentation. Additionally, spurs and dagger, plus other small accessories as required.
University of Central England