Feast and Festival of Lammas

Come one and all to Thamesreach shire at the end of August to celebrate the Lammas Feast.

Oyez! Oyez!

Robert of Canterbury, Steward of the Feast and Festival of Lammas, that most ancient and honourable event of the Shire of Thamesreach, doth pray your attention.

Gentles, this year, after much earnest suasion of the local Burghers and Townsmen have the Governors of Breaks Hall manor agreed that the festival shall run unto three whole days. From Friday eve of the 28th of August unto Monday noontide of the 30th of August.

Over these days are all welcome to attend, as there shall be Classes, in all good and cunning arts and sciences in the time honoured fashion, and on the Sunday a Tourney, and gentlemen and women may practice at defence at their leisure, and there shall be on the Saturday eve a grand feast, of the design of Master Paul Blackwell, of whom all men of discerning taste speak well, likewise on the Sunday shall there be good provender for all who want.

Dancing shall there be, and merry singing, with Master Wolfgang Adolphus Jaeger to teach all who will sweet steps and myself Lord Robert of Canterbury to lesson all in chantry.

Come one and all to Thamesreach shire at the end of August to celebrate the Lammas Feast.

Do you inform me of your intent to attend, and if you would teach likewise let me know. (dan.towse@e-comlaw.com)

Of costs and practicalities there shall in short order be announcements made, but for the nonce, look you to your calendars, and make ready to journey.

For but a single eve's sojourn look you to pay fifteen pounds in sterling, and but thirty for the weekend entire.

Grant you the leisure to attend,

Your Steward

Robert of Canterbury
(dan.towse@e-comlaw.com)