Lochac

Kingdom of Lochac

Steel Rose Tournament and Feast of St Malachy

description:
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

description:
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

description:
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

description:
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)

Rowany's Baronial 25th Anniversary

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Rowany has been a Barony for 25 years, so come help us celebrate. There will be fabulous food, diverse great entertainments and a general good time. We'll also throw in a spectacular Gods and Monsters challenge for the martially inclined.

Mistress Gabriella and her minions hard at work in the kitchens to provide a magnificent feast

Feast
Come join us in celebrating the history of Rowany which is so inextricably interwoven with the history of Lochac. Twenty-five years ago Rowany became a Barony and Lochac was named. This historic occasion will be celebrated with a fabulous feast prepared by Mistress Gabrielle (and her highly skilled minions) in a beautiful hall. We will have music and song and dancing and story and spectacle. There will also be chance to view the relics and records of our past. Location:
Barony of Rowany (Marrickville, New South Wales)

Spring Masquerade Ball

description:
Join Torlyon for a Spring Masquerade Ball and Feast featuring Earthly Delights and the Bordonian Dancers to be Held on the 22nd day of September at the Yass Memorial Hall, Comur Street, Yass, NSW

Tickets: $55 per person until 31st August, $65 until 21st September and $80 unbooked at the door.

Please note a deposit of $20 is required to confirm bookings.

Bring out your finery and the masks that you may have made for the Lochac Location:
Shire of Torlyon (Yass, New South Wales)

Galileo's Gazing

description:
The Canton of Stowe-on-the-Wowld and the Barony of Rowany are pleased to present Galileo's Gazing (aka The Stargazing Event)

*When: From 0930 ,Saturday 13th of October to 10am Sunday 14th.
*Where:
Glenworth Valley Horse Riding Centre http://www.glenworth.com.au/find-glenworth.html
Peats Ridge, NSW, Australia.
Lattitude 33°24'10.70"S Longitutde 151°11'35.17 Location:
Canton of Stowe-on-the-Wowld and the Barony of Rowany (Peats Ridge, New South Wales, Australia)

Spring War XII

description:
Mordenvale once again invites the citizens of the Kingdom of Lochac and the Known World to participate in the annual fighting, feasting and general good fun that is Spring War.

Event Timetable:
Friday:
Site Open at 1pm. Arrive and set up.

Saturday:
Morning: Armour Inspections and Scenario Rules
Afternoon: War
Evening: Feast and entertainment.
All Day: A & S Collegia (Break for Lunch) Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Branxton, New South Wales)

Lochac Midwinter Coronation photos

Bartholomew, Co-Steward for the Kingdom of Lochac's Midwinter Coronation 2007, has posted an album of photos taken by Lady Yngvildr.

"Ring of Fire Tourney" photos

Wendell has posted a small album of photos from the Ring of Fire Tourney at the recent Great Northern War IX in the kingdom of Lochac. The event was hosted by the Barony of River Haven.

Lochac bards and dancers offer online resources

The Performers and Entertainers Guild of the Kingdom of Lochac is a guild "dedicated to the promotion, encouragement, learning and performance of bardic, theatrical, instumental and all other entertainment arts within an SCA context," with an amazing website.

Fluffy Duck Tavern

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The Fluffy Duck Tavern is once again offering an easy evening of relaxed company. Wander in after the day is done and sample the talents of Politarchopolis' Brewers and good wholesome food. Stay a while and pit our wits and your purse against others in the Tavern or just sit in the corner and enjoy the entertainment.

Prizes for the evening are best Brew as judged by all, and best entertainment/game. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Charnwood, ACT)

Lochac Twelfth Night XLII

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In November XLII a tourney shall be fought, and from among the combatants a victor shall be sought. So hotly contested shall this tourney be. Service is the prize above all, for which they fight. To shoulder a burden held by many before.

Soon it will be time to bid farewell, to those who service we have known so well. Their time is but short, and the memories sweet, of the people and places of a kingdom repleat. Location:
Shire of Agaricus (Sydney, Australia)

St Vitus Dance and Music Weekend

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Politarchopolis will be holding the St Vitus Dance and Music Weekend, on the 11th & 12th of August 2007.

Come and join us for two days of dance and music classes, with lunches and afternoon tea provided, and a feast and ball from 6pm on Saturday.

Event Time: 10am - 11pm Saturday, 10am - 4pm Sunday
Event Site Address: Tuggeranong Seascouts Hall, Mortimer Lewis drive,
Greenway, Canberra, ACT, AUSTRALIA. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Canberra, ACT)

Baronial Hunt

description:
The rich hunting fields of Politarchopolis have remained untouched for over a year. Baronial huntsmen report an abundance of game feeding off the fertile fields and pastures. Such abundance has also brought poachers and larger wildlife to the forests of Politarchopolis. Therefore, to lessen the ravages upon our harvest by animals and thieves alike, let it be known that the Baron and Baroness of Politarchopolis invite one and all to the Hunt. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Sheldricks Lane, New South Wales)

New arrival in Lochac

Elena le Breustere reports that Calix James Balin was born to her and her lord Michael of Innilgard on Saturday 23 June, 2007 in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Inter College War has been cancelled or postponed

Blod, on behalf of the College of Blessed Herman, reports that the upcoming Inter College War in the Kingdom of Lochac, scheduled for July 12-15, 2007, has been cancelled.

Attack of the Snowball

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Come, join us. Watch the combatants compete for the Agaricus Championship (Heavy & Rapier). Help us defend the Shire from the Attack of the Snowballs, by entering the A&S competitions - plans for combat in snow conditions, and make a snowball - looking for imaginative construction materials (using materials available in period).

Then while away the evening with good hearty Dutch food, fantastic company, singing, dancing and more snowballs. Location:
Shire of Agaricus (Campbelltown New South Wales)

Video brings Lochac's Canterbury Faire to life

Unable to make it to New Zealand for Canterbury Faire? No problem. A 5-minute video by Taztorien will take you there.

Ynys Fawr Investiture photos online

Katje reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent Ynys Fawr Investiture event in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Tocal Token Tourney

description:
Tocal Token Tourney Mordenvale Baronial Birthday(granted Crown permission to clash with Coronation)

When :7-8 July 10am Sat-11am Sun, feast starts at 6pm Sat.
Where: Tocal Agricultural College, Tocal (Newcastle surrounds) NSW AU
What: Mordenvale Baronial Birthday Bash Token Tourney.

Come and enjoy the hospitality of Mordenvale as the Barony celebrates another birthday. Accommodation on site. Lunch on Saturday, breakfast Sunday Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Newcastle, New South Wales)

Inter College War XIV - CANCELLED

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Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th of July - Inter College War XIV (including 21 years of Lochac Colleges celebrations)

The 14th Inter College War this year will be hosted by the College of Blessed Herman the Cripple (Adelaide University, South Australia). In this same year, the College of Blessed Herman, oldest of the Colleges of Lochac, will celebrate it's 21st Anniversary, as will the Colleges of St Bartholomew Location:
College of Blessed Herman the Cripple (Adelaide, South Australia)

Casual Camping Weekend in Radburne

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The Proposed Shire of Radburne is planning a Casual Camping Weekend in August. The site will open at 3pm on Friday 10 August and close at appoximately 1pm on Sunday 12 August.

For those of you unfamiliar with Dubbo's location (we have the Western Plains Zoo), we are approximately 400km west of Sydney, approximately 362km west of Newcastle and approximately 450km north of Canberra.

There will be a Soup Kitchen on the Friday evening and a Simple Camp Feast on the Saturday evening included in the price (to keep costs down campers will need to bring food for the rest of the time - we can provide a supply run to town on Saturday if needed. BYO alcohol). Location:
Proposed Shire of Radburne (Dubbo, New South Wales)

Winter Feast

description:
Baldwin the Wanderer (as he used to be) and his family are leaving our shores to live in New Zealand. We are having a feast in their honour on the 30th June in Torlyon

Winter Feast - 30th June, 2007
Where: Soldiers Memorial Hall, Comur st, Yass. NSW
Time: Hall opens at 6pm, feast commences at 6.30 C
ost: $25mem/$30non-mem, until 23rd June. Late bookings or at the door $35.
Bookings: Isabella de Bordeaux (Lyn Rudd) Location:
Shire of Torlyon (Yass. New South Wales)