About the Bandes

Gardiner’s Company, Inc. of the Southwark Trayn’d Bandes of London are a loose aggregation of people which re-create the civil and military lives of those Elizabethan and Jacobean citizen-soldiers, the families, and those who lived around them. In addition to hosting our own unique events, Gardiner’s Company participates in some Atlantian SCA events, and many members volunteer at Jamestown Settlement.


Gardiners Company, Inc located in Arvonia, VA is a 501(c)(3) non profit that’s purpose is:
a) to educate members and the public on life in middle-class London during the period 1584 to 1603.
b) to educate the public about life in the colony of Jamestown during the approximate period of 1610 to 1620 by assisting the Jamestown Yorktown Foundation.
c) to encourage participation in living history re-creations of the period 1584 to 1603.

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