Lochac

Kingdom of Lochac

Barony of Aneala Winner of Lochac's Most Improved Website Competition

Their Excellencies Bartholomew and Katherine, Baron and Baroness of Southron Gaard, have announced the winners of the Kingdom of Lochac's Most Improved Website Competition.

The Bloth

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A Medieval Feast on the Theme "A Celebration of the Solstice" plus… The Tournament of Roses and The Tournament of Rapier, Song & Rime.

When & Where:
Saturday 24th June 2006

The Tournaments will be held on at Potters Park, corner Dominion and Balmoral Roads, Balmoral, Auckland. Rapier Tourney commences at 12pm sharp and Tourney of Roses begins at 2pm. So bring along your picnic lunch and be enthralled by the bardic talents and swordsmanship of the Barony's finest. Entrants in the Tournament of Roses will need to bring at least half a dozen roses and a consort to bestow them upon. Location:
Barony of Ildhafn (Balmoral, Auckland, New Zealand)

Rowany Festival, Dusty but Cool!

Paul Sleigh (Bat) and Damian Forlani-Brennan (Reynardine) report on the 2006 Rowany Festival held in Yass, New South Wales, in the Kingdom of Lochac. The event was hosted by the Barony of Rowany.

Cold War Goes Forth

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COLD WAR GOES FORTH. Get on Board. This year cold war presents two days of solid war.

  • Feasting (Breakfast, Lunches and Dinner Feasts from Saturday morn to Monday Morn)
  • A & S Competitions
  • Rapier Tournament
  • Boat Racing on a horrifying scale
  • Hot Showers, Normal Toilets and Dorms.

When : Friday June 9th to Monday June 12th (Site opens at 3 pm on Friday) Location:
Barony of Rowany (Silverdale, New South Wales)

Four elevated to the peerage at Rowany Festival.

At the Rowany Festival, held over Easter in the Kingdom of Lochac, Their Majesties Aedward and Yolande recognised the magnificent achievements of four of Their populace by elevating them to the peerage.

Rowany Festival

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The largest SCA event in the Southern Hemisphere, the Rowany Festival is held at Yass, New South Wales, organised by the Barony of Rowany.

http://www.sca.org.au/rowany/festival/index.html Location:
Barony of Rowany (Yass, New South Wales)

Lochac Interactive Map

Finn, Webmaster for the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that a revised version of the Lochac Kingdom map is now available online. The map is interactive.

Photos from Knights Hospitaller Dragon Feast

Master Gwynfor Lwyd has announced that he has updated his website with images from Knights Hospitaller Dragon Feast which took place March 11, 2006 in the Kingdom of Lochac.

Annual Ball of the Guild of the Silver Rondel

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Annual Ball of the Guild of the Silver Rondel, hosted by the Barony of Southron Gaard, Christchurch, New Zealand. Intensive dance and music workshops, the Bal itself, and dance picnic and tourney the following day. Dance list and booking details coming soon...

You can find instructions for all but one of the competition dances on my web site: http://joannaandmurray.homemail.com.au/. There is a link to there Location:
Barony of Southron Gaard (Christchurch, New Zealand)

Lochac May Crown Tournament

The populace of Lochac and the Known World are invited to join with the Shire of Bordescros in playing witness to the May Crown tournament to decide the successors to TRM Aedward and Yolande at the conclusion of their upcoming reign.

Canterbury Faire Photos Online

Bartholomew from Southron Gaard in the Kingdom of Lochac, reports that an album of photos from Canterbury Faire have been posted in the Southron Gaard Gallery.

Kill the Pirates - They're Back!

Those Pesky pirates have returned (how dare they!). As Privateers for the Crown, the Gardian is calling on Innilgard's archers for hire! We will pay Aztec Gold for those who help us defend Innigard's waters. Once 'boarded', we will be hiring Lights to send them packing! We urge the populace to view the spectacle from the 'beaches'. Bring a picnic lunch.

Heraldic Tourney

Could everyone please note the change of venue for the Heraldic Tourney being help on 12 March AS XXXXX in Abertridwr within the borders of Aneala.

Canterbury Faire Photos Online

Bartholomew has announced that photos from Lochac's 2005 Canterbury Faire are now available online.

Newcomers' Feast / Tourney, Games & Fair Day

Newcomers' Feast - an introduction to the Current Middle Ages. Feasting, dancing, good company, music, atmosphere, come and enjoy a feast hosted by the College of Blessed Herman. This year we will be honoured by the presence of the King and Queen.

Demonstration in the Park & Newcomer's Feast

Come and meet with old friends and make some new ones! Join us in the evening for feasting, dancing and games. A great way to end the day!

Border War VIII

Join us for Border War VIII, with lots of battles, a great War feast and a fighter auction tournament for heavies and lights alike.

North of the Border: Rapier Fest III

Yes, it's happening again! A total weekend devoted to the Arte of Rapier Combat. Spread over two days will be training sessions, a tournament or two, melee sessions and a rapier game, a relaxed weekend of fencing and feasting. Lunch is served on both days, with a feast of simple foods on the Saturday night. Billets, booking and information can be arranged by contact with the Steward.

Historic Lochac Photos Posted

Thorfinn has announced that a set of photos from a 1993 Lochac Coronet have been posted.

Mordenvale 12th Night Investiture

If too much court is never enough for you, why not come on up/down to Mordenvale for 12th Night Investiture, where we'll devest a K and Q and a B and B, and then invest two new sets of royalty! And make Lochac's first Duke and Duchess for good measure. Oh yes.

Earl Eadward Stedfaeste Victor of Lochac Crown Tourney

Lord William has announced that Earl Eadward Stedfaeste, fighting for Dame Yolande Kesteven, has defeated Blaeney in the final of the Lochac Spring 2005 Crown Tournament.

Rowany Yule

Rowany Yule will be held on Saturday 3rd December at the Imar Community Hall in Burwood. Hall opens at 6:00 PM.

Stowe Faire II: the Revenge of the Elephants

We had such a great time, we're gonna do it again! Feel free to contact the Stewards with any ideas for collegia - what you can run and what you would like to see run and if you can merchant on the weekend.

Odds 'n' Sods for Re-enactors

Odds'n'Sods is based in Australia, and they sell all items of embellishments from braid to aglets, charms, and buttons, plus much more. They also stock many other items that would make your re-enactment atmosphere that bit more authentic and special.

Canterbury Faire

The people of Southron Gaard invite you to join us in celebrating the end of summer at a Grande Carnivale to be held at Canterbury Faire. No mud, no dust, no venomous fauna! Lots of comfortable bunkrooms and hot showers and real toilets. High points of this event will include dancing and a masque ball, a market and chances for men and women at arms of all types to show their skill. Not to mention plenty siege weapons, an Elizabethan theatrical extravaganza, a fabulous feast and event-long meal plan and the famous Mangy Mongol (purveyors of fine comestibles)(by Royal appointment).

St Catherines Faire

Soon it will be summer, and that means the start of the A.S. 40 Tourney Circuit. Scholars can put away their quills, merchants bring out their carefully hoarded goods, warriors put on their freshly polished armour.

Tasmanians Learn of SCA at Tulip Festival

Members of the The Barony of Ynys Fawr and the University of Tasmania Medieval Society took part in the annual Tulip Festival at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens October 2, 2005. The event was covered by the Sunday Tasmanian.

Innilgard Winter Collegium

As it has been a very 6 months for our Barony, this years Collegium is a one-day affair with such wonderous classes and information that is worthy of skills of Innilgard's artisans. We also invite all good gentles of Lochac to come, learn and enjoy! It is also hoped that there will be rapier and heavy fighting classes held in the hall's grounds. As always, the collegium is in garb.

Cows in Shining Armor

Chick-Fil-A™, a North American fast-food chain, has produced a promotional calendar with scenes depicting cows in historical—and heroic—poses.

Calling Entertainers to Canterbury Faire!

Baroness Katherine Kerr of the Hermitage, Manager, Lord Lovel's Men, has announced that Southron Gaard's (Christchurch, New Zealand) Canterbury Faire is seeking entertainers to perform at the Half-Circle Theatre.