Birthday of the Black Prince - CANCELLED

Noble Gentles, join the Barony of Black Diamond in true 14th century fashion as we celebrate the Birthday of Edward, the Black Prince of Wales. The day will consist of contests of arms, mounted games, archery and a wide assortment of arts and sciences.

Martial Activities: There will be a heavy tourney, rapier tourney and archery shoots throughout the day as well as mounted games. Contact for information.

Arts & Sciences Activities: Competitions will include: Illuminated scroll, brewing, fiber arts, novice (1yr or less of entered craft) open display, childrens A&S under 12 and 12-17, best encampment, heraldry and bardic. Contact with questions.

Adult, Member: $ 7.00 Day-Trip $ 0.00 Feast $12.00 Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $10.00 Day-Trip $ 0.00 Feast $15.00 Camping
Child (6-17): $ 5.00 Day-Trip $ 0.00 Feast $ 6.00 Camping
Child (0-5): $ 0.00 Day-Trip $ 0.00 Feast $ 0.00 Camping

Cost Notes: The prices listed are for reservations postmarked by 3/13/07. After March 13th add $3.00 to the above cost. Cost includes meal Saturday. Please make checks payable to: Barony of Black Diamond, SCA Inc.

Site: Bland County Fairgrounds, 1 Fairground Drive Bland, VA 24315
Site Restrictions: Pets must be on a leash.

Feast Information: A Simple feast will be prepared by Lord Luther Josephus. Dietary concerns or questions should be directed to

Merchant Information: Merchants are welcome but please contact the autocrat with your tent size for site set up. There is no merchant fee.

Autocrats Information: Ravenna Storm (Brett McPeak)

From NC: Take I-77 north into VA. I-77N will merge with I-81 south. Follow I-77 towards Wytheville. Take the I-77 split towards Charleston, WV. Follow I-77 for about 12 miles to exit 52 (Bland) take a right at the end of the ramp, right at the stop sign, left at fairground road, beside the BB&T bank.

From northern VA: Take I-81 south to I-77 north and follow above directions from there.

SCA signs will be posted from the interstate exit to the site. Location:
Barony of Black Diamond (Bland, Virginia)