The Town Square

The Town Square

The Town Square is a group of covered venues that are arranged in a loose rectangle around the Village Green. They are public spaces, and may have classes and gatherings scheduled in them.

Great Hall

The entire permanent hall

Tavern

The Tavern at festival this year will be licensed to sell alcohol from Thursday the 13th of April to Sunday the 16th of April between the hours of 4pm and midnight.

As part of the...

Village Green

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The Night Before

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Wednesday 18:00 to 23:00

Before the event opens officially, everyone who is on Site on Wednesday night is invited to the Tavern tent. Bring your dinner and eat in company. Bring your instruments and entertain us. Bring a bottle of something to share. Bring your voice, and your stories. It’s a wonderful way to slide into a week of living history with old friends.Read more

Passamezzo - Improvised Dance

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Thursday 11:00 to 12:00
Sunday 11:00 to 12:00
Monday 10:00 to 11:00

The Passamezzo is a 16th Century improvised dance style. Passamezzi are flirtatious, playful, sexy, witty, and can be anything from slinky (but fairly gentle) to seriously virtuosic. They're also a great deal of fun, especially if you like the sort of dancing that is a conversation with your...Read more

SCA 101

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Thursday 13:00 to 13:30
Friday 14:00 to 14:30
Saturday 14:00 to 14:30

Baroness Tórfa (Deputy Kingdom Kingdom Hospitaller) will greet you and introduce the SCA, and define some terms and nuances of our game. Lollies may or may not be involved, but be ready for pop quizzes, lots of laughs and meeting new folk from all over Lochac.Read more

Intermediate Country Dance

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Friday 11:00 to 12:00

Learn some more advanced English Country Dances before the Country ball.

No partner necessary; some familiarity with English Country Dance preferred (the Beginner English Country Dance class will be enough).  These dances do move fairly quickly, so you will need a moderate level of...Read more

Understanding Effective Teaching for Swordplay

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Friday 12:00 to 13:00

Teaching swordplay can be simultaneously one of the most rewarding and one of the most frustrating activities we can undertake in the Society for both teacher and student. Most of this frustration comes about due to a lack of understanding regarding the teaching process, leading to unstructured...Read more

Dance Musician's Gathering

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Friday 15:00 to 16:00

A warmup session to enable musicians to sort out music, versions, ideas and practice new music for Festival. Those teaching dances are welcome to come and discuss them with the musicians.

BYO Instruments and Music!Read more

SCA Ltd AGM

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Friday 17:00 to 18:00

SCA Ltd AGM. Hear how we're going as an organisation.

Friday14 April 2017, 5p.m. AEST.  This meeting will be livestreamed from the Guild Hall at Rowany Festival.

Voting: Australian members only. Please see ...Read more

Boffer Auction Sign-ups

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Saturday 09:30 to 10:00

Enrol your children in the lists for the Boffer Auction Tourney!

In order to speed up the auction process we ask that participants and would-be bidders turn up to the field at 9:45 so we may have the lists completed and the bidding commenced by 10:00.

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Laurel Prize Setup

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Saturday 13:30 to 14:00

The Companions of the Order of the Laurel host this forum, a chance for anyone who makes things or performs in the SCA to display their skills. It is an opportunity to show the Laurels and the populace what you are doing, to receive feedback and to share information and skills. You may display...Read more

Choral Mass Rehearsal

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Saturday 17:00 to 18:00

Any singers who would like to practice the Missa Jäger before Sunday's mass may join this rehearsal. (This is optional - you are still welcome to join in the mass even if you can't make it to the rehearsal).

Sheet music can be downloaded from...Read more

Bouffons

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Monday 11:00 to 12:00

Join in an attempt at the passages of the Bouffons, a 16th century sword dance that was choreographed to be part of a Masque.

This dance will require a moderate level of fitness and concentration, but does not need to involve jumps, and definitely does not involve actually being hit by...Read more

Simple Massage Techniques

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Monday 14:00 to 15:00

Join Lady Elizabeth la Chatte, as she teaches you how to use simple massage techniques to alleviate many of the aches and pains associated with combat, sports, or just a very hard Festival.

You and your partner will put these methods into practice during a practical class; guided by Lady...Read more