Once again the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to organise the Collegium of the White Mountain. This is a teaching and learning event, focusing mainly on the Arts & Sciences. This year the Collegium will be held at Tretower Court, a Tudor manor house in South Wales. Cadw, the Welsh heritage organisation, is kindly allowing us to use the period kitchen in the Court, so there will be period cooking throughout the day.
Due to the nature of the site we would like to foster a Tudor atmosphere and would encourage people to attend in their Tudor garb. There will be a wide variety of Tudor themed A&S classes. However, other activities will be organised as well, so come along anyway! More information and a classes/workshops schedule will be available closer to the event.
SITE: The site at Tretower Court is discreetly wet, and is period camping only. No tent pegs are allowed to penetrate the ground any deeper than 75millimetres. 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.
People can arrive from Friday morning to set up their tents. The site closes on Sunday at 4pm.
Crash space is available at Tretower vilage hall which is a short walk from the Court. That is also where the Feast and all evening activities will take place. The hall is wet and there are showers available.
FOOD: Breakfast and lunch will be provided in Tretower court, and a grand Tudor feast cooked by Mistress Celemon and Lord Arpad will be served on Saturday night in Tretower village hall. Please send any allergy or dietary information by October 1st.
COST:10 Site fee & Feast
Checks are payable to SCA shire of Mynydd Gwyna nd should be sent to the Reservation Steward.
Please check the Mynydd Gwyn website for information on B&Bs and schedule. For further information keep your eye on http://www.mynydd-gwyn.org
By Air: Cardiff International Airport is the closest airport to the site. Pickups can be arranged if notified in advance. Bristol International is also close, with rail links to Newport, Cardiff and Abergavenny.
By Car: Find your best way to the A40 going from Abergavenny towards Brecon. A few miles after Crickhowell village, turn right into the A479 towards Tretower. Follow the brown heritage signs to Tretower Court & Castle.
By Train: The nearest train station is Abergavenny (11 miles). Again, pickups can be arranged if notified in advance.
By Bus: From Newport, bus no 21, Newport to Brecon. There are also local buses from Abergavenny.
Dom Duarte Gonsalves (Johnathan George)
Lord Caomhin Mac Aindru (Kevin Anderson)
Shire of Mynydd Gwyn (Tretower, Powys, Wales)