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Your Representative body for re-enactment.

Communicating with display promoters and organisers, national and international governments.

Since its formation, NAReS has been officially recognised as representative of re-enactment by government departments and bodies, the police (including The National Police Chiefs Council), and the armed services.

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Guidance on Bows and Crossbows

Guidance on Bows and Crossbows

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