Newcomers Event Details (15 Mar 2014)

To the people of Rowany does Lord Anton de Stoc sends greetings, and news!

The Barony of Rowany will be holding it’s traditional Newcomers Event, at
Marrickville Town Hall on Saturday, 15 March 2014.

The hall will open at 12 for an afternoon of classes involving dance,
making clothes, song and other diverse activities.

The feast itself will be starting at 6pm, with a Persian theme.

Any persons with dietary requirements are requested to contact the Steward
well in advance, so they can be suitably fed.

Prices and Bookings:

First event, $10
Helper Price, $20 (ie musicians, cooks, hall setup etc)
Standard price, $30
Children under 7, free
Children 8-17, $10

Non member insurance surcharge, $5
Unbooked, $10 surcharge if other than 1st event.

Bookings close 1 March 2014

Please send bookings and any dietary requirements to rowanynewcomersbookings (AT) gmail.com

Small Print

If you need to ask if it’s your first event, it’s your first event.

If you would like to help with cleanup, talk to Skarpethin ( dlcharlier (AT) gmail.com )

If you would like to help with classes, talk to Sigvald. ( alex.selth (AT) gmail.com )

If you’d like to help in the kitchen, talk to the steward before the cooks come at you with cleavers. ( PlantLauren (AT) gmail.com )

Please feel free to cross post this! Newcomers is an awesome event. Bring a friend!

Yule Feast (14 Dec 2013)

add MS 10292 f.91r fragmentJoin us for Rowany’s annual court event, celebratory feast, and tourneys to decide the Baronial Champions for the next year

Feast:

Petersham Town Hall, 107 Crystal St Petersham, Hall opens 5.30pm

Prices for event

Adult Member: $ 37.00
Adult Non-member.: $ 42.00
Child Member: $ 10.00
Child Non-member: $ 15.00

Bookings to Clara van de Maes: karinne.taylor@gmail.com. Payment in advance appreciated.
Best parking is in the Council’s car park across the street from the Hall, at the end of Fisher St, Petersham.
Map to venue

Tourneys to decide Baronial Champions:

As is traditional at our Yule event, there will be two tourneys held to decide Rowany’s Rapier champion and Rowany’s Heavy Fighter Champion.

Both events will start at 12 and will be held at Petersham Park, Brighton St end. Map to park

Bring your own lunch

Full details on tournaments here.

Arts and Sciences Competitions

  1. A Calligraphed or Illuminated item
  2. An item made from plants – not food. Think woodwork, rushwork or basketry, cosmetics or medicines.

Judging will occur during the feast and documentation is strongly encouraged.

Ossuary (k)Nights (26 Oct 2013)

It has come to our attention that the fairies, hobgoblins and other fae must ride out upon All Hallow’s Eve.

They do celebrate a little beforehand, and so doth Stowe on the Wowld now invite all gentles to a pre All Hallow’s Eve celebration.

And as the bard says “what fools these mortals be” – let all now come in Foolery

 

A fools feast & Masque in the style of medieval macabre

 

A&S Competitions

  • Best appropriate carved turnip
  • Costume – best period appropriate, with documentation
  • Costume – Most humorous
  • Costume- Best masque
  • Best eulogy for a past Monarch of Lochac

Entertainments

  • Danse Macabre
  • Dice to decide the King and Queen of Misrule
  • Funeral games

There will be a Tourney. Details to come

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL AS NUMBERS ARE CAPPED

Where: 1st Toongabbie Scout Hall
When: From 6:30pm, October 26th 2013
Cost: Until 1st October  Members: $25, Non Members: $25+$5 insurance levy
2nd-20th October: Members: $30, Non-Members: $30+$5 insurance levy
At the Door: Members: $40, Non-Members $40+$5 insurance levy
Children, special cases, on application

Stewards: Elysant de Montrose (Corinna Horrigan) and
Tatya Yaraslavna (Tina Crisp)

Bookings and enquiries (including dietary): stowe.bookings@gmail.com

Yule Feast Competition (Dec 2012)

Courtly dress. Prepare an entire outfit appropriate for your attendance at the Yule court of their Excellencies the Baron and Baroness of Rowany.

3 categories were judged, based on length of participation in the SCA:

  • 0-2 years Winner: Eoife ni Connor for an ensemble from the Tudor Tailor. A commendation was given to Mari of Kilvarok for her kirtle of linen with ivy head piece made of silk.
  • 2-10 years Winner: Lady Jehane of Okewaite for a ensemble based on Eleanor of Toledo
  • 10+ years Winner: Lady Eloise D’Arnell for her outfit based on portraits by Bronzino

Cantina de la Piranhas e Pez de Colores Feast Competition (Oct 2012)

  • Performance related to travel and pilgrimage
    Winner: Katigern Goch (also known as Nimue), for her recitation of a passage from Chaucer’s Tales
  • An item that would be taken on pilgrimage
    No entries received 
  • A period game. Bring the pieces required for the game and teach others how to play it:
    Winner: Mistress Keridwen the Mouse, for teaching the game of Gluckhaus to enthusiastic players of all ages

Yule Feast Competition (12 Dec 2009)

As Yule Feast will be held in the style of England in the 1570s, or thereabouts, the competitions are similarly themed:

1. Brewing
Winner: Padraic Lowther; Metheglin as made in Liege

2. An English Thing (any item, performance, research paper, cooking, costuming, sonnet, etc. in an English style of any period)
Winner: Hugh de Calais; Belt with Gilt Buckle

3. A 1570s Thing (any item, performance, research paper, cooking, costuming, sonnet, etc. in a 1570s style of any area)
Winner: Rowany Dance Musicians; Lorayne Allemande