Lochac

Kingdom of Lochac

Photos from Lochac's Midwinter Coronation

Richard and Susanna have created an album of photos from the recent Midwinter 2008 Coronation in the Kingdom of Lochac.

[LOC] Spring War XIV

description:
On the October Long Weekend the Barony of Mordenvale will open up it lands once again so that those who are inclined may wage war amongst themselves, preferably on the war field. The event is a fully catered event and will also include a wonderful assortment of merchants, arts and sciences as well as tavern and coffee house.

When : Gates open Friday 3rd of October and the event continues through until Monday Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Branxton, New South Wales)

[LOC] Bal d'Argent & Baronial Investiture

description:
Come to the Investiture of the next Baron and Baroness of Ildhafn, the Bal d'Argent, classes covering all a gentleman needs to know, and lots of fabulous food - all set in London in 1600.

Date - 12-14th September 08
Place - Ildhafn (Auckland, NZ)
Cost - NZ$40, or NZ$55 with extra meals (for adult members, for whole event, paid before the 12th of August - email me or consult the website for non-members, children, etc). Location:
Barony of Ildhafn (Auckland, New Zealand)

[LOC] St Catherine's Faire

description:
Anna de Witte and myself, Caterine de Vantier, of the bountiful Barony of Ildhafn, wish to advertise to you that the annual celebration known as St Catherine's Faire, will in this year (Anno Societas 43) be held over the summer months, from the date of Friday the 5th of December to the date of Sunday the 7th of December.

The event will be located at the fine venue of Motu Moana, in the coastal Location:
Barony of Ildhafn (Auckland, New Zealand)

[LOC] Shakespeare/Renaissance Ball

description:
All are invited to attend our mid winter Shakespeare/Renaissance Ball to the live music from Earthly Delights. Saturday 19 July, 2008 7.30pm - 11.30pm St Johns Church Hall, Reid.

All are welcome, no partners necessary. Supper contributions encouraged. Tickets $16 or $8 children under 15 accompanied by paying, supervising adult. SCA Discount - get a list of ten+ people together, and pay group Location:
Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy (Reid, ACT)

Photos from Great Northern War

Gwennie shares photos from the Kingdom of Lochac's Great Northern War which took place recently in River Haven (Samford, QLD, Australia).

[LOC] Tocal Token Tourney & Midwinter Feast

description:
Come one, come all. Yes, it's Tocal time again! Fight, feast, and fall over into your nice warm bed. We are having an Eastern European theme with a focus on Polish and Hungarian food and culture in the late SCA period.

When: 12- 13 July, 2008
Times: 11am List and armour Inspection Opens, 12pm Lunch, 1.30pm Tourney, 5pm Feast

Address of Site: CB Alexander Agricultural College, Tocal Road Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Newcastle, New Sout Wales)

[LOC] One Good Turn Deserves Another

description:
Suth Guild Hall in conjunction with The Woodworkers Guild Presents: "One Good Turn Deserves Another - A day of Wood Turning."

Learn the basic elements of this age-old craft. Add extra skills to your woodworking. Develop techniques to make different types of SCA gear.

How can this mighty challenge happen?
Using various resources within the region encompassed by the Suth Guild, the Esteemed Brother Waldo Turner (Member or the Embittered Poor) will Location:
Barony of Stormhold (Melbourne, Victoria)

[LOC] St Vitas' Dance and Music Weekend

description:
Spring into two days of classes on all sorts of music and dance with a Feast and Caroso Ball on Saturday night. Lunches provided. Massage Therapist in attendance!

For Members and College Members. Full Weekend: $35, 1 Day + Feast & Ball: $24, F&B only: $19, 1 Day only: $10. Non-Memb. Add $2, If Not Booked Add $5 if feasting or $1 per lunch if day only. Contact Steward re Family/Helper/Hardship prices. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Greenway, ACT)

Night photos from Rowany Festival

Everyone knows that the real magic of the SCA happens after dark. Lady Sancha da Sylva proves this with a small album of photos taken at night at the most recent Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Alfonso X's Book of Games (1283) now available online

Lord Tristan d'Avignon provides an online copy of his teaching document for medieval games, based on Alfonso X's Book of Games from the thirteenth century.

[LOC] Doing it Medievally in Deni

description:
Household Knightshade from the Shire of Bordescros will host an informal "Arts and Sciences Workshop" to encourage the Good Gentles of Deniliquin and other Bordertownes to Understand the "Gentler Aspects of the SCA"…..

It is anticipated that*) mini-collegia will be held in:

  • Helpful Heraldry – *for that they shouldst choose a new name*
  • Costuming – *what wouldst thou have worn*? Location:
    Shire of Bordescros (Deniliquin, New South Wales)

[LOC] Inter College War

description:
Inter College war is an annual event where the various university SCA groups (colleges) compete with each other to determine which is the best college. The competitions usually take the form of a mix of combat and arts & sciences.

When is college war?
5pm Thursday 10th July to Midday Monday 14th July

Where is college war?
College War this year is being helds at Caloola Retreat, located 30 kms south from Tuggeranong Town Centre. Caloola Farmhouse Caloola Campground Location:
College of St. Aldhelm (Tharwa, ACT, Australia)

Lochac Crown Tourney Fall 2008 video online

Kotek has posted on YouTube a video taken at the recent Fall 2008 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Innilgard Divest-Invest photos online

Mette Boesdatter has posted an album of photos from Lochac's Barony of Innilgard's Divestiture/Investiture event which took place 26 April 2008.

Sir Siridean Maclachan victor of Lochac Crown Tourney

Count Sir Siridean Maclachan defeated Lord Miles de Colwell in the finals of the Fall 2008 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.

[LOC] King Salamander and Isabella's Birthday Bash

description:
On the weekend of the 10-11th May we are holding the King Salamander and Isabella's Birthday Bash and Camping event.

It will be held at Crossroads Medieval Village site near Yass and if you don't feel like camping we can provide some accommodation with the populace. The event will be filled with collegia at this stage on: cooking feasts in earth ovens (Baron Bastian de Grosse), pottery making (Master Alex the Location:
Shire of Torlyon (Yass, New South Wales)

[LOC] Royal Visit and Rapier Championship

description:
The King is coming! His Majesty Berengar of Nancy will be grace the barony with his presence at the Baronial Rapier Championship and New Year's Celebration.

Saturday will have rapier tourneys, dancing and a feast. The Arts and Sciences competition is for the finest dedication, salutation or lamentation, before, during or after a bout. The feast will be served especially for His Majesty from "To The King's Taste". Also, entertainment fit for a King! Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Canberra, Australia)

Australians "get in touch with medieval culture" through SCA and manuscript exhibit

Residents of Melbourne, Australia rarely have a chance "to get in touch with medieval culture" according to the age.com.au reporter Patricia Maunder who spent some time with Karen Hovenga, the Baroness of Stormhold in the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Rowany Festival 2008 photos online

Lady Katrijn van Delden has uploaded a large album of photos from the recent Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac.

[LOC] Lochac Coronation

description:
Lochac Coronation Friday, July 04, 2008

TIME 6pm Fri 4th to noon Sun 6th July

PLACE
Camp Leschenaultia,
40 Leschenaultia Place,
Chidlow

COST $85 members, $90 non-members, children under 16 half-price. Contact Steward for family rates.

Booking deadline: 29th Jun 2008.
Cheques payable to: SCA Aneala Inc

This is a weekend camping event with Feast, Tourney and lots of Court! Location:
Barony of Aneala (Chidlow, Western Australia)

Canterbury Faire 2008 photos online

Bartholomew reports that two albums of photos from the 2008 Canterbury Faire in the Kingdom of Lochac are now available to view online.

[LOC] St Malachy Newcomer's Feast

description:
The College of St Malachy Presents: Newcomer's Feast, a Feast of St Malachy Saturday, 19th of April

Where: Bulli Masonic Hall, Princes Hwy Bulli NSW
How much: Booked before the 10th of April: $16, after 10th and at door: $20.

Dress code: To maintain a medieval atmosphere at the feast, we ask that all attendees make an attempt at pre-1600 clothing. If you have nothing to wear, please contact the event steward about borrowing Location:
College of St Malachy (Bulli, New South Wales)

[LOC] Innilgard Baronial Changeover

description:
Innilgard Baronial Changeover (Adelaide, South Australia) Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of April 2008.

Friday - Explore Adelaide, possible fighter training, finish with Evening Revel
Saturday - Divestiture Revel (daytime), Investiture Feast (evening)
Sunday - Baronial Championship Tournament

Bookings are required for the Feast and if requiring the catered lunch on Saturday. Please book with Dawn Jones. If you require Location:
Barony of Innilgard (Adelaide, South Australia)

Barony of Stormhold's Surveying Weekend photos online

Gwynfor Lwyd has posted photos from the Barony of Stormhold's Surveying Weekend in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Historic Lochac photos online

Gwynfor Lwyd reports that he has uploaded over 200 historic photos from the Kingdom of Lochac onto his Flickr website.

[LOC] Second Anniversary Feast and Tourney

description:
Come, join with Radburne in celebrating our Anniversary with feasting and fighting as we commence our third year - this year it becomes tradition!

The feast will be held on Saturday 19 April 2008 at CWA Halls, Wingewarra Street, Dubbo. Doors will open at 5.30pm. An attempt at pre-1600 clothing is be required. Limited clothing will be available from the Hospitaller. A night of diverse entertainment and pleasures will follow good food, make new friends and reacquaint with the not so new! Entertainment with include dancing, a play and the Radburne Bardic challenge - a poem, a tale or a song to win the prize. Location:
Shire of Radburne (Dubbo, New South Wales)

[LOC] Italian Renaissance Ball

description:
As part of the National Multicultural Festival in February, we have had the opportunity to organise an Italian Renaissance Ball with live music from the band Earthly Delights. Yeah!

We would like to invite you to join us, and are offering people who read this message discount entry of $12, $5 under 15yrs. Simply send us an email with your contact details and pay at the door. Tickets are normally $16, $8 under 15yrs. No partners are necessary and all the Location:
Earthly Delights (Reid, ACT)

[LOC] Rowany Festival

description:
Rowany Festival is a five day camping event hosted by the Barony of Rowany over the Easter weekend. With groups from all over Lochac (and international visitors) attending, the event is a huge celebration of all things SCA within Lochac.

Baronies, Shires and even Households set up group campsites and usually decorate them with their own pennons, banners and group colours. The Festival is self catered, and usually groups get together to cater for themselves and possibly other households, setting up large group campsites with cook tents, common areas and even group showers. Location:
Barony of Rowany (Yass, New South Wales)

Lochac 12th Night Coronation photos and video

Katje has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th Night/Coronation in the Kingdom of Lochac, while Deense has posted a video of Coronation.