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Robin Dutt



Robin Dutt is from Sherwood Forest

His house is "Sherwood" and has the obvious theme. Even the wallpaper is green!

Dressed as Robin Hood for his medieval wedding. Former officer in "Sherwood Foresters" Regiment so led men in "green"!

Psychiatric nurse. French interpreter in Territorial army.

Cat lover - butler to Napoleon and Wellington

Robin Dutt married Habby in a medieval wedding at "The Sheriff's lodge", near Nottingham Castle. The night before, the wedding was celebrated at the aptly named Robin Hood Inn in Edwinstowe.

Robin wore his army uniform for the ceremony, then changed into his Robin Hood outfit (which he owns, bow and all). Everybody was in fancy dress.

Habby is French so the French guests provided the "Norman" flavour., at least one of them being married to a Norman!

Robin planned everything to fit into the theme. The cake was in the form of Nottingham Castle. The guests' tables were all named after a character in the Robin Hood story.

At 1415 it was "let battle commence!" (i.e. the banquet). 1415 was chosen as the time to eat because 1415 was the year of the Battle of Agincourt, when the nickname of The Sherwood Foresters was used for the Nottingham archers.

The wedding night was spent in "The Forest Lodge", right opposite St. Mary's Church, Edwinstowe, where Robin Hood wed Maid Marian. The following morning Robin took the French guests on an (enforced!) pilgrimage to the Major Oak tree, where he will have his ashes scattered after cremation.

The sheriff's Lodge medieval banquets (News update)

The Sheriff's Lodge was situated in Canal street, Nottingham. They specialised in medieval banquets. As of April 2006, the Sheriff's lodge closed and, we understand that the Tales of Robin Hood have arranged to continue the great work of offering medieval banquets for parties just down the road on Maid Marrion Way, Nottingham
Anybody wishing to go to a Robin-Hood-themed banquet is strongly advised to contact the Tales of Robin Hood, A fun-filled evening guaranteed.

Contact Nick Parker
The Tales of Robin Hood
30-38 Maid Marian Way
tel: 0115 9483284
fax: 0115 9501536