Ffair Rhaglan

The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to invite one and all to a grand fair at Raglan Castle. There will be much merriment to be had and such trials as to test your aim and skill at arms. With specific endeavours towards fun, there will be many games and light hearted amusement of a period manner. For those who best all others in skill there will be prizes! There shall also be a grand Pas D'Armes for the pleasure of the Viceroy of Insulae Draconis. Weather permitting, there shall be classes and display of the finer and nobler arts and sciences. So come one and all in high spirits, to the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn!

SITE
Raglan Castle, Raglan, NP15 2BT Monmouthshire. The site is discreetly wet, and is camping only. No tent pegs are allowed to penetrate the ground any deeper than 75millimetres. All fires must be raised off the ground, with trays underneath to catch embers, there shall be no disturbance or removal of turf. Each member shall be responsible for their own waste disposal. Animals are not allowed on site. No vehicles are allowed within the monument however there is an area for loading and unloading. Basic Lunch and Supper will be provided, however each member will be responsible for their own breakfast.

For those not wishing to camp, the village of Raglan is across the road (literally!). There you can find B&B's and eating establishments. There is also a Travelodge nearby.

COST
£8 basic site fee add:
£2 for camping
£1 for lunch
£2.50 for supper
Children 6-12 are half price
Children under 6 are free
Family rates are available

DIRECTIONS
By Air:
Cardiff International Airport is the closest airport to the site. Pickups can be arranged if notified in advance. Bristol International Airport is also quite close, and then you can continue by train or coach (or be picked up if people are available).

By Car:
From the M4 leave at junction 24 and follow the A449 till it joins the A40. From the M5 join the M50 and follow the road till it becomes the A40. Then take the A40 towards Raglan. At the roundabout do a U turn and come back along the A40, on your left is a small road leading up to Raglan Castle. There will be SCA signs from the A40.

By Train:
Take a train to Newport where you can either get a bus to Raglan which is every two hours, or you can arrange a pickup in advance. For the best means to get to Newport by train check the timetable section on http://www.nationalrail.co.uk

By Coach:
You can get a coach to Newport and then get a local bus to Raglan which is every two hours or an advance pickup can be arranged, to check the timetable go to http://www.nationalexpress.com

Autocrat
Dom Duarte Gonçalves de Monaes (Johnathan George)
goncalves_de_m@yahoo.co.uk

Feast Steward
Lady Valeria delle Stelle (Leda Filippopoulou)
dawnfire_2000@yahoo.com