October 2017 Dence Park Arts and Sciences Activities

Sunday 8 October 2017

Where: Dence Park (26 Stanley Rd, Epping NSW 2121)

Time: 10:00-16:00

Cost: $5 SCA members, $10 non-members, pot luck lunch

Hugh’s Spoon Carving Class:
Cost: $10 per head
Prerequisites: All you need is to be able to hold an axe or knife in one hand.
Limited spaces (4 right handers, 2 left handers) – 6 people total
There is no cost if you have your own tools to bring (carving hatchet, whittling knife and/or hook knife).
Open to 16 yrs and over

Hero Cloak:
Further work on the design and developing the breakdown of tasks, as well as drawing it out at a 1:1 scale.

In addition, please feel free to bring your own project; if you need some help with what you’re currently working on, please let us know.

Timetable:
10:00 Hall opens

10:30-3:30 Hugh’s spoon carving class (with break for lunch)

12:00-12:30 Potluck lunch

13:30-16:00 Hero Cloak

16:00 Hall closes

YiS, Lady Rosalind Beaufort

Website improvement planning meeting – Monday 16 October 2017

What: How can we keep the Rowany website up to date and make it rich in resources, informative and welcoming for all Rowanites from the newest newbie to the oldest oldbie?

When: 8 pm, Monday 16 October – after Senate

Where: Hut 1, Addison Road Community Centre, Marrickville, NSW

Who: Anyone who would like to contribute ideas and work to improve Rowany’s website.

What if I can’t make it but I still want to help? This is just a planning meeting, we’re hoping to generate some action items that we’ll work on gradually over the next few months and encourage each other as we go. If you would like to help with that, or you have suggestions you would like put forward at the meeting, please email the Rowany Seneschal, Lady Unnr Auðunardóttir.

Rowany’s Lochac Hero Cloak 2018

Rowany will be creating the Lochac Hero Cloak to be presented at Rowany Festival 2018. We are in the planning stages. We will be seeking help to create the cloak soon, so keep an eye out if you’re interested.

The design is based on an extant half circle cloak. It will be red ground with a Rowan tree flanked by two white/silver pegasi and words around the semi-circular hem.

For now, these are some quick sketches of possible positions of the pegasus just on a quarter circle that would probably be mirrored on the other side.

Twelfth Night Coronation 2018

Greetings unto the populace,

The Barony of Rowany invites all good gentles to an evening of feasting and a day of tournaments of Heavy, Rapier and Archery to celebrate the
Coronation of the new Crown of Lochac. The event will include Saturday Feast, Sunday breakfast, Sunday lunch, morning and afternoon tea.
Bunk house accomodation and camping are available onsite for the Saturday night.

Further details and bookings can be found at the 12th Night event website

Monthly Arts and Sciences at Dence Park

We hold Arts and Sciences every second Sunday at Dence Park Creative Centre in Epping. There is plenty of space and light, and people to chat with about all different kinds of pre-C17th craft.

See the facebook group for discussion: https://www.facebook.com/groups/465522586945771/ 

Upcoming classes:
10 September 2017 (Steward: Marozia): Worshipful Company of Broiderers’ meeting and embroidery classes; belt making for Hospit.
8 October 2017(Steward: Rosalind): Carving wooden spoons, …
12 November 2017 (steward for the day TBA)
No gathering in December – come to Yule Feast!

Where: Dence Park Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Rd, Epping NSW.
What time: 10-4. Potluck lunch around 1pm.
Cost: SCA members – $5 casual attendance or part of regular events payment; non members – $10.

Monthly Monday Singing

Hosted by Lady Ilona, Bard of Rowany.

When: 7-8pm every 4th Monday (the week after Senate). Starts Monday 28 August 2017.
Then:
25 Sept
23 Oct
27 Nov
-No bardic circle gathering in December
22 Jan
26 Feb
26 Mar
23 April: ROWANY FESTIVAL
28 May
25 June
23 July

Where: Hut 1, Addison Rd Community Centre, Marrickville NSW.

What: Learn songs for bardic circles or enjoy the music while you do your own craft.

Cost: This event is included in the Rowany regular event payment, or $5 casual attendance. You will need to sign in on the attendance sheet in the hall. Ask Ilona about this – she’s also the Constable! You can contact her through the Contacts page, under “Constable”.

In service,
Annabel de Swinburne, Rowany A&S Officer.

Rowany Dance End of Term Ball, Friday 28 July 2017

WhatDancing, music, a light supper. You can find a list of dances here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1z1PCBLeVvwRhmXSBiKmrvAlGwNIMFL2gqQ1WYV_X5o8/edit?usp=sharing. Exact order and sets to be confirmed.
When: 6:30 – 9:45 pm, Friday 28 July.
Where: Hannaford Centre, 608 Darling St, Rozelle NSW
Getting there:
Free carpark about 100m away off Merton St, behind the Commonwealth Bank on Darling St.
The 433 bus stops directly opposite.
Frequent buses to and from Town Hall (the 500 series) along Victoria Rd, 5 minute walk.
Please bring: A plate of finger food or bottle of cordial to share.
Cost: $10 members, add $5 event membership for non-members.
Garbed? Yes!
Questions? Please contact me via email here

In service,
Annabel de Swinburne,
Rowany Arts and Sciences Officer

Details for Rowany Festival 2017

Details for Rowany Festival 2017 have been finalised and are now available on the Festival website.
In case you were not aware, Rowany Festival has its own website found here http://festival.lochac.sca.org which should be your first destination to find our anything related to festival such as FAQs, how to volunteer, contacts etc.

There are two major pieces of information most people are likely to look for are, so we’ve specified those below…

Festival Handbook

The 2017 Festival Handbook is now available.
Download it and read it carefully!
The Site Rules have been substantially edited to explicitly explain all the rules (e.g. showers, use of the swimming dam, Tavern) so please have a read.

We will provide a printed copy to each campsite warden on arrival, and there should also be reference copies at Gate and in the Officers tent.
If you want a copy of your own, please print and bring with you.
The handbook is 20 A4 pages (10 double-sided) – Includes all site rules, Emergency Evacuation rules, greetings from the Crown and B&B, directions to site, merchants list (as at 3/4/17) and information about the site, amenities, timetable and activities.

Festival Timetable

Full timetable details and full activity guide are also available. Currently at festival.lochac.sca.org/timetable. This will be available as a PDF shortlyshortly.)

 

We very much look forward to seeing you at Festival and hope you have a fabulous time!

January Folia Roani 2017 – with December Senate Minutes

folia-jan-front-pageJanuary Folia Roani 2017 – with the December Senate Meeting Minutes!

Inside you can find the usual: the calendar with upcoming local events, a write up of major event details, officer / group contacts, a note from the Archery Marshal, and a word from the Arts & Sciences Officer! Also, a reminder to check the booking dates for events so you don’t miss out!

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