Lochac

Kingdom of Lochac

[LOC] Rowany Newcomers AS-XLII

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A new year brings new growth, and this year brings new growth in a number of areas. A new Festival site and an early Festival this year needs new faces to impress with our unique style of fun, education and sport.

Newcomers Feast is a great opportunity to bring along friends and family and show them the fun that is the SCA in Rowany.

This year's Newcomers is shaping up to be a showcase of all that makes the Location:
Barony of Rowany (Croydon, New South Wales)

[LOC] Rhythm & Brews Tourney and Feast

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Unto the populace of Lochac does Mordenvale extend its invitation to join in on our very first annual Rhythm & Brews Tourney and Feast.

Come along for a Rose Tourney to honour the time old court of love in a spectacular St Valentine's boast of chivalry and prowess.

Settle in for an evening of entertainment from the bawdy to the harmonic. Be refreshed by period beverages of the alcoholic and Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Kariong, New South Wales)

[LOC] Second Stormhold Punitive Expedition

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In the summer of A.S. XL1 the Cairnfell Surveying Expeditions of the Baronies of Innilgard and Stormhold set forth. The aim was to determine whether the region fell under the domain of his Excellency Baron Innilgard or his Excellency Baron Stormhold.

In the course of their endeavors they were set upon by bandits and wild men of this remote region of the realm. After a series of skirmishes in which the forces of the two Barons acquitted themselves with a degree of competence, they were met by combined forces of bandits and local hill men. Location:
Barony of Stormhold (Glenlyon, Victoria)

Tourney of the Yellow Rose photos online

Lady Katrijn van Delden, Seneschal of the Proposed Shire of Radburne in Dubbo, New South Wales, reports that an album of photos from the proposed chapter's recent event is now available online.

Photos from Lochac Spring 2007 Crown online

A large album of photos from the recent Spring 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Lochac has been posted by members of the Purple Empire.

[LOC] Royal Visit of Queen Therasa Commins & King Hugh the Little

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Royal Visit of Queen Therasa Commins & King Hugh the Little (tourney and feast), November 24, 2007.

Tourney and Activities
Where: at Felixstow Reserve, Broad St, Felixstow.
When: Saturday 24th of November

The tourney site will open in the morning, Lists open at 11:30 and close at 12:00. Opening court is at 12:00. This will be followed by the Heavy and Rapier Tourneys at 12.30pm with the heavy and rapier Location:
Barony of Innilgard (Felixstow, South Australia)

The Crown of Lochac.

Sir Berengar of Nancy won Lochac's November Crown tounament, meeting Sir Kane in the final on Saturday the 10th of November, A.S. 42. Fighting for Mistress Bethan, Sir Berengar chivalrously fought his way through all contenders.

[LOC] Border War X

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We, the Populace of that Beauteous Shire of Bordescros, do intend to Celebrate our Tenth Anniversary in such a Grand Fashion that the Denizens of Lochac and all the Kingdoms of the Known World will remember the Festivities and Prayse them until the ending of all things.

For that that shall be, this coming February 22nd to the 24th (AS 42 / AD 2008), we, the Officers and Populace of the Shire of Bordescros, Location:
Shire of Bordescros (Tangambalanga, Victoria)

Viking symposium in Melbourne, November 24, 2007

On November 24, 2007, the University of Melbourne in Victoria will present Vikings and Their Enemies: A Symposium from 9.45am - 5.30pm at the Wood Theatre.

[LOC] William Marshall Memorial Tourney and Feast

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William Marshall Memorial Tourney and Feast - Royal Visit

Start: 1 Dec 2007 - 11:00am
End: 1 Dec 2007 - 11:00pm

Location:
St.Brigits Hall. Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy

Details:

Saturday December 1st,
William Marshal Memorial Tourney and Feast, Stormhold
Royal visit
A chivalric weapons tourney will be held on Saturday, December 1st. at Darling Gardens, Hoddle Street, Clifton Hill (Melways 2C-H3) from 11 AM, Location:
Barony of Stormhold (North Fitzroy, Victoria)

[LOC] Casual War

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Come for the War! Stay for the pyjama party!

When: 23rd - 24th November 2007
Cost: Until November Crown $80 full weekend / $35 day rate Until 18 November $85 full weekend / $40 day rate
Location: Warrambuie Retreat, Greenwood Rd, Murrumbateman NSW Australia
Steward: Lord Llewellyn de Guerre
Bookings: Lady Mathilde Hastings (Kat Watson) kat.wat@gmail.com Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Murrumbateman, New South Wales)

Lochac Cooks' Guild

The purpose of the Guild:

[LOC] Rowany Yule Feast and Tournament

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The Barony of Rowany invites you to celebrate the Festive season with them in grand style. In the tradition of the Italian renaissance we will be doing what we do best, re-enacting the past. As we are fascinated by the middle ages so were the 15th century Italians fascinated by the Roman age. So get out your best Italian frock and top it with a toga.

Tournament: Armour inspection 11am Combat starts 12noon Location:
Barony of Rowany (Ashfield, New South Wales)

[LOC] Politarchopolis Baronial Championships and Feast

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Their Majesties Hugh and Terasa, King and Queen of Lochac will soon journey to the Barony of Politarchopolis. Pray gather and prepare for Their Majesties will attend the tourneys, contests and celebrations of the inaugural Politarchopolis Spring Baronial Championship.

Come join the pageantry, test your skill at arms, archery or the gentler arts. From among the contestants and combatants Their Excellencies Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Phillip, ACT)

[LOC] Feast of The Four Winds

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Follow the scent of the sea and fine food to the Shire of Adora for their premier feast. Come test the fighters in the battle for Shire Champion then relax at the feast with great food, garb and games!

Date: 17th November 2007

Tourney at 3pm
Feast: 6pm

Cost: booked $15, at the door $18

Location: Bulli Masonic Hall, Princes Hwy Bulli NSW.

Location:
Shire of Adora (Bulli, New South Wales)

[LOC] St Catherine’s Fair

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Come one and all to St Catherine’s Fair!

29th November to 2nd December 2007, Motu Moana Scout Camp Blockhouse Bay, Auckland, New Zealand

The year is 1357 and St Catherine’s Fair is visiting Scotland.

We gather on Thursday evening for good food and good company. On Friday there will be archery and war fighting. All are invited to witness the marriage of Æsa Hrolfsdottir and Androu le Greyn and Location:
Barony of Ildhafn (Auckland, New Zealand)

Hampton Court: The Lost Palace Lecture

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Hampton Court: The Lost Palace, a lecture with international guest Dr Jonathan Foyle will take place Friday 16 November 2007 at the Historic Houses Trust in Sydney, Australia.

From the website:

In the ballroom of our own State ‘Palace’ hear international guest Dr Jonathan Foyle speak about his experiences at Hampton Court, England’s most significant palace of the Tudor age, and his ensuing work with the World Monuments Fund. Location:
Government House (Sydney, New South Wales)

[LOC] Canterbury Faire

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Imagine the scene: 150 or more gentles garbed in soft wools and linens. Banners and pennons fly gently in the breeze that stirs the firs. Nearby is a coffee house, where stories of past renown and future conquest are spun, while spindles twirl a more tangible yarn. To one side, knights and nobles practice the arts martial, while consorts discuss bruise remedies. Flocks of charming children run errands when not playing on the lush green grass. A short walk away there is singing beside the waterhole and splashing in the cool deep waters. A hedgehog snuffles idly by. Location:
Barony of Southron Gaard (Waipara, New Zealand)

Balingup Medieval Carnival photos online

Andre reports that he has posted a small album of photos from the recent Balingup Medieval Carnival which was held in late August in Balingup, Western Australia.

Tourney of the Yellow Rose

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The Proposed Shire of Radburne wishes to invite one and all to the Tourney of the Yellow Rose. Venture forth to the shores of the Red River to celebrate honour, chivalry and friendship.

Arrive for a light lunch at the hour of one in the afternoon on Saturday the 17th day of November ASXVII at Dragon Hill. Spend the afternoon in the pursuits of target archery, learning or teaching others to dance and the Location:
Proposed Shire of Radburne (Dubbo New South Wales)

Steel Rose Tournament and Feast of St Malachy

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Come and join the College of St Malachy as we celebrate our 10th Birthday! We will hold our annual Steel Rose tournament in the afternoon then progress to a feast to honour our patron saint and fondly remember the last ten years and look forward to a prosperous future.

When: Saturday 20th October 2007 (see website for timetable)
Where: Bulli Masonic Hall, Princes Hwy, Bulli NSW (see website for directions) Location:
College of St Malachy (Bulli New South Wales)

Lochac Rattan Symposium

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The Barony of Politarchopolis and the Shire of Arrowsreach invite you to attend a unique opportunity to learn from two of the SCA's most renowned combatants. 2 full days of intense workshops will cater to all levels of experience.

Featuring Duke Paul Bellatrix and Duke Brannos O'Irongardail

Details:
Latrobe Park Scout Hall, (opposite Canberra Girls Grammar) Gawler Crescent, DEAKIN, ACT. Location:
Barony Of Politarchopolis (Deakin, ACT)

Festival of St John

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The Canton of Cluain invites you to join us for the Festival of St John. 28-30 September 2007. The beautiful setting of Pirongia lodge will be host to Archery, Tourneys, Siege War, Arts and Sciences, Good Food and Friends.

Costs:
$70 per Adult
$40 (+ $1 per year of their age) per child (under 15)

Costs include:
Accommodation, Feast, Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday and Sunday Location:
Canton of Cluain (Hamilton, New Zealand)

Historical Re-enactments: Should we take them seriously?

On September 14, 2007 Professor Iain McCalman in conjunction with the History Council of New South Wales, will present: Historical Re-enactments. Should we take them seriously? at 6:00 at The Mint, Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia.

Sydney discovers the Middle Ages

Andrew Taylor of the Sydney Morning Herald recently visited with members of the Shire of Radburne to learn about the SCA and how Australians enjoy the Middle Ages.

First Mates Tourney

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It is that time of the year again. For the past twelve months, Lord Tostig has valiantly served my Captain in defense of my ship. The Guardian will now be requiring a new and loyal First Mate whose job it is to protect the Captain and the Ship. The First Mate will be chosen by means of a Rapier Tourney, defending the ship from all rogues. The victor will hold the title of First Mate for the following year. Location:
Barony of Innilgard (Adelaide, South Australia)

Lochac artist displays period portraiture

Mistress Katherine Ayshford of the Barony of Mordenvale in the Kingdom of Lochac has posted photos of her amazing miniatures on her LiveJournal website. The works of art include period style portraiture of some early royalty and peers of the Kingdom of Lochac.

Company of Medieval Aviculturists becomes international

The Company of Medieval Aviculturists became a truly international guild on July 23rd, 2007, with addition of a new member from the Kingdom of Lochac.

Nobody Expects the Spanish Armada

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Are you an invader or a defender? Find out! By joining the populace of Bacchus Wood on September 22nd ASXLII Be you fighters, swordsmen or archers all manner of combat provided.

Site:
Eridani Hall
Eridani Ave
Kingston, Queensland

Time:
10am 22nd September 2007
Lists: 10.30-11.30am Sharp!
Armour Inspect: 11- 12 Noon Only
Auction: 12 Noon Sharp! Location:
Shire of Bacchus Wood (Kingston, Queensland)

Lochac November Crown Tourney

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You are invited to attend the high ranges of Riverhaven to the canton of Castellum Montanum to celebrate peace and trade in the Kingdom of Lochac during the age of 16th century Flanders.

Enjoy the pageantry and chivalry as the Kingdom's finest fighters compete for the Crown of Lochac. Revel amidst the wealth of Castellum Montanum and enjoy a night of feasting and celebration. On the following day, relax Location:
Canton of Castellum Montanum (Cabarlah, Queensland)