The entire permanent hall
Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00
Thursday 18:00 to 21:00
Free bread and soup by GreesiespooneRead more
Thursday 07:00 to 09:00
Friday 07:00 to 09:00
Saturday 07:00 to 09:00
Sunday 07:00 to 09:00
Monday 07:00 to 09:00
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
Thursday 12:00 to 14:00
Friday 12:00 to 14:00
Saturday 12:00 to 14:00
Sunday 12:00 to 14:00
Monday 12:00 to 14:00
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
Thursday 13:30 to 15:00
Friday 14:30 to 16:00
Saturday 14:30 to 16:00
Instrumental music jam: Musicians and listeners welcome.Read more
Thursday 18:00 to 20:00
Friday 18:00 to 20:00
Saturday 18:00 to 20:00
Sunday 18:00 to 20:00
Monday 18:00 to 20:00
Have you volunteered to keep lists for one or more of the Rowany Festival tournaments? Then please attend this meeting to meet your fellow volunteers, confirm your shifts (or swap them if need be) and pick up your list box which will include everything you need for the tournaments you will be...Read more
Learn the round dances which are commonly danced all over Lochac.
No previous dance experience necessary!Read more
Learn some of the English country dances which are danced around Lochac. These will also be danced at the Country ball on Friday.
No partner or previous dance experience necessary!Read more
Learn La Danse De Cleves, arguably the nicest and / or most accessible of the Burgundian basse dances.
This will be one of the three Silver Serif competition dances at this years' Bal d'Argent....Read more
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
Dances will be taught. Please supervise young children. Finger food to share is welcome. Bring your cup/drinks. Read more
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
Private meeting for the Ladies of the RoseRead more
Following the Dance Musician's Gathering, there will be an informal dance music rehearsal, for anyone who wants to keep practising.Read more
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
Come and join, or listen to the singing! This will take place at the campfire-circle between the Great Hall and the Tavern, and may continue on past 8pm if people wish to continue.Read more
Friday 19:00 to 23:00
Saturday 19:00 to 23:00
Sunday 19:00 to 23:00
A wandering recitation of Beowulf, to be performed by a rotating cast of oratorsRead more
Dance the night away at The Good Friday Ball.Read more
Preparation of the Tavern and Surrounding area for Market Day.Read more
The traditional Saturday Market at Rowany Festival.Read more
Saturday 10:30 to 12:00
Saturday 14:00 to 16:30
Learn the masks, cast, devise, rehearse and perform a play all in 6 hours!Read more
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
This hour is for Companions of the Order of the Laurel to give feedback to exhibitors in the Laurel PrizeRead more
Display your Arts and Sciences to the KingdomRead more
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
Come listen to, join in with, or be one of the Bards of Lochac!
(Outside if fine, in the hall if raining)
Rounds, ballads, and more: this is for people with all levels of talent and skill, from absolute beginners to long time bards. Don't want to sing at all? No problem - every...Read more
Italian can be easy and these dances will be! Steps will be taught and no prior dance experience is necessary. Dances are (or can be made) low impact and if you are only fit enough to walk to the hall, you are likely fit enough to do this class.Read more
Join us for an afternoon of music, poetry and dance in three actsRead more
Come sing with us!
In the Artisan's tent if fine, in the hall if raining.Read more
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
Introductory Concepts and Practice of Tent FoldingRead more
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