Lochac

Kingdom of Lochac

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

Darton Anniversary A.S. XLII

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Darton Anniversary is the Shire of Darton’s annual camping event. Traditionally, it has featured a lot of fighting, A&S classes, a market, dancing and a great feast. We would encourage all combatants to bring mixed combat gear for the war scenarios.

When: From the evening of Thursday 16 August until 5pm Sunday 19 August 2007
Where: Brookfields Outdoor Education Centre, Moores Valley Rd, Wainuiomata, NZ Location:
Shire of Darton (Wainuiomata, New Zealand)

Lochac Crown: A well-run affair

Duchess Yolande of the Kingdom of Lochac reports on the recent May Crown Tourney.

Lochac May 2007 Crown Tourney photos online

Katje has posted photos from the recent May Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Kingdom of Lochac May Crown AS XLII videos

House Woodrose proudly presents videos of every bout of the recent May Crown Tourney held in the Barony of Politarchopolis to determine the successors to Alfar and Gudrun, King and Queen of Lochac.

Bloodtree Festival photos online

SCAtoday.net reporter Jane Stockton shares her photos of the recent Bloodtree Festival demo in the Barony of Mordenvale. She also recommends an album by Lady Taysias.

Crown Prince and Princess for Lochac

Lochac welcomes their newest Crown Prince and Princess, Sir Hugh the Little, and Baroness Therasa Comins.

Rowany Baronial Succession

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Come one and all to this Succession of the Barony of Rowany! Celebrate the completion of the tenure of Hrothgar and Helene, and welcome Gui and Aeflaed as the newest Baron and Baroness of Rowany. With all the good things you expect from a feast, and not too much court.

Sir Berenger will be running the Tourney on Saturday.

{NB these details are more up-to-date than what is in May Pegasus} Location:
Barony of Rowany (Ashfield, New South Wales)

Bal D'Argent

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Come join us in the moonlit forests of Cairnfell for Bal d'argent 2007 Dance classes with light lunch provided during the day on Saturday followed by the Bal in the evening. Dress in your best, and come and impress. Then join us Sunday morning in the Park for a leisurely late breakfast and games.

September 29-30th 2007, Bal D'Argent, Canton of Cairnfell

Eureka Hall and Park
Corner Eureka Street and Stawell Street, Ballarat Location:
Canton of Cairnfell (Ballarat, Victoria, Australia)

Photos and video from Lochac's Rowany Festival

Aliena de Savigny has posted a photo album and a video from the 2007 Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac. The video deals with bead-making and iron forging.

Rowany photos on Flickr

Andre de Montsegur has posted a number of albums of his photos from the 2007 Rowany Festival on the Flickr website.