The Town Square: Activity List

The Town Square

63 activities:

Fibres Faire

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Wednesday 10:00 to 16:00
Thursday 09:00 to 16:00
Friday 09:00 to 14:00

Fibres Faire is a display of various fibre works presented by the Fibre Guild of Lochac, and an opportunity for members of the populace to try a number of skills, from cord making to weaving. There is also space for people to come along with their projects to work on them in good company. We...Read more

Rapier Games

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Wednesday 11:00 to 14:00

Games and silliness on the fencing field. With scenarios ranging from ‘Hey, that’s our sheep!’ (Sheep Stealing), to ‘Maybe we should talk about this…’ (Get your Ambassadors Through the Goals), ‘Ha ha, your ambassador no longer has a head’ (Fencing Soccer), and finally ‘What on earth is that?!...Read more

Newcomers Chat

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Wednesday 14:00 to 15:00
Thursday 13:00 to 14:00
Friday 11:00 to 12:00

If you're new to Festival, or even if you've been attending for a while but would still like to come and hang out with our friendly barony hospitaller and other new SCAdians, come to the tavern for an hour of mead and chatting. We can discuss your experiences, play games and answer any questions...Read more

Baroness' Rapier Tourney

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Wednesday 15:00 to 17:00

The purpose of the Baroness’ Rapier Tournament is to entertain the Baronesses of Lochac with displays of skill, enthusiasm, and chivalry. Each fencer must provide some victual for the Baronesses. Cordials, sweets, cakes, and fruits are particularly favoured. The Sword of Chivalry is chosen by...Read more

Queen's Glove Rapier Tourney

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Thursday 10:00 to 12:00

The Queen’s Glove of Courtesy is hosted each year by the current Queen of Lochac. Whilst there is a victor to the tournament, the objective of the tournament is to display the highest standards of courtesy, grace, and skill. The Glove is awarded to the person deemed to be representing that ideal...Read more

Roses Touney

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Thursday 13:00 to 15:00

Ladies of the Rose and Coronaria invite all heavy fighters to participate in the Ladies of the Rose Tourney at Rowany Festival. This year the tourney will be held on Thursday starting at one hour past noon.

This year, the format for Our tourney is a Aberwitzig Hund Kampf (Mad dog tourney...Read more

Teams Rapier Tourney

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Thursday 14:00 to 17:00

The Teams Tournament will gather groups of 4 to display their teamwork, strategies and enthusiasm upon the field. Live together, or die together, each team will gain points for the number of combatants left standing at the end of each match.Read more

Pole Arm Tourney

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Thursday 15:00 to 17:00

The polearm tourney is a king of the hill tourney using only polearms no shields single hand weapons or daggers it goes for forty minutes of fighting in two twenty minute parts with a five minute breather in between. If numbers allow there will be two fields running.

Combatants earn a...Read more

Rapier Guild Prizes

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Friday 10:00 to 13:00

Candidates of all levels will be examined for their prizes, displaying their skill and enthusiasm for historical fencing styles.Read more

Lochac Combat of the Thirty

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Friday 15:00 to 17:00

The Combat of the Thirty is a team melee pas d’armes inspired by an actual incident in 1351 in Brittany between one side supported by the English and the other side supported by the French.

All combatants are required to have a 14th century kit and there are special rules in place to make...Read more

Medieval Wrestling

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Saturday 09:00 to 10:00

Wrestling is one of the oldest martial arts - this class will explore medieval wrestling as described by Andre Lignitzer in the mid-fifteenth century. We will be practicing the key techniques in the system and covering some the context in which medieval wrestling was done. No previous experience...Read more

Laurel's Prize Tourney (Laurel's only)

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Sunday 10:00 to 11:00

Laurel Prize is is an Arts and Sciences exhibition that runs every year at Rowany Festival. At Laurel Prize all may show completed and in-progress works, and receive feedback from members of the Order of the Laurel and the general populace. Some Laurels like to give small tokens of appreciation...Read more

Laurel's Prize Tourney (Open)

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Sunday 11:00 to 13:00

Laurel Prize is is an Arts and Sciences exhibition that runs every year at Rowany Festival. At Laurel Prize all may show completed and in-progress works, and receive feedback from members of the Order of the Laurel and the general populace. Some Laurels like to give small tokens of appreciation...Read more

Scavenger hunt

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Sunday 14:00 to 14:30

Make, find, be, or otherwise source as many items from the list as you can.

This is an all ages scavenger hunt designed for teams of up to 6. Collect forms from the Gate and complete as many as possible. Then bring your team and your entries to the Green, near the A&S tents at 2pm on...Read more