These be the points, cause and virtues of gathering and assembling us, the citizens of Lochac, at Rowany Festival, the 15th of April, the year of our society LIV, the reign of our sovereign crown the 36th, which we trust to the spirits of Service, Artistry and Honour that bind us as citizens within the dream, being of all station within the kingdom. We, considering that the crown, our sovereign leaders, by the good advice of their counsel do deem this a date for celebration and merriment amongst all the populace. (^Check the footnotes)
This missive is brought to you by the stewards of Rowany Festival, and concerns the following:
* Book now! Book often!
* Head Herald sought (Organise the shouting)
* Firewood Coordinator sought ^^
* A&S Classes sought (Spread your knowledge)
* Chirurgeonate volunteers sought (Keep us healthy)
* List Keepers sought (Run our tournaments)
* Our Timetable wants YOUR meetings, tournaments; and events on it.
Book Now ! Book often! 9 DAYS UNTIL THE FIRST PRICE RISE
The first price rise approaches!
You can book your tickets at: https://lochac.simpletix.com/e/49804
If you want to glance at the prices, they’re all available in this table: https://festival.lochac.sca.org/price-rises-pricing/
DEPARTMENT HEAD WANTED – HERALDS
We need someone to organize the shouters! You’ll be in charge of disseminating information during Festival and looking after your volunteers. Also hopefully getting volunteers.
Interested? Mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org
FIREWOOD COORDINATOR WANTED
We need someone to organize the firewood orders, and distributing it to those who want firewood.
Do you like things being on fire in a safe and sane manner? Do you like people being warm at right? Period food prepared in a period manner on a period-seeming fire?
You can organize it for us! Mailto: email@example.com
TEACH AN ARTS AND SCIENCES CLASS
Altani would love to hear from you in her role as Arts and Sciences coordinator. You can submit your classes at the CLASS SURVEY at the following link:
CHIRURGEONATE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Isabella de Bordeaux needs volunteers who are legally qualified to provide aid to those in distress (having a current First Aid certificate or equivalent qualification) to step forward. We don’t yet have a roster, but we need you to volunteer!
If you want to sign up to support the populace, you can email Isabella at:
LIST KEEPERS NEEDED
The Lady Jayne Hunter needs volunteers to aid in running LISTS during Festival. List Keepers are essential for tournaments to run smoothly, otherwise, helmet-brain kicks in and no one knows who to fight next!
People of all experience levels, from novices to experienced pros, should contact Lady Jayne if they would like to assist.
TIMETABLE YOUR EVENTS! (Guilds? Parties? Competitions?)
Please let Altani know if you have anything to schedule during Rowany Festival. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Any meetings (not peerage meetings)
- Any other heavy combatant touneys
- Any rapier touneys
- Any archery competitions
- Any equestrian events
- Guild Shenanigans
- Interhousehold Rivalry
- “Jack of Fortune”^^^
If you have anything for the timetable, please email Altani at:
SO CONCLUDES MY ANNOUNCEMENTS,
Being a collection of items brought to my attention for the edification of the populace by the ever splendid Countess Beatrice Maria Malatesta and Duke Gui von Oberhausen,
These words penned by their humble servant,
Der Ehrenwerte Herr Maximilian von Monsterberg
This announcement, and all other announcements for this festival, can be found at: https://festival.lochac.sca.org/2020Announce/
A few notes on the above:
^ A note on sources, I am lifting the style of the opening from Jack Cade’s statement of Grievances – https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/source/1450jackcade.asp
Found from my new favorite medieval source of the week: https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/sbook1n.asp#Anglo-Saxon%20Britain
^^Sorry, the only jokes I can think of to go here would reference Master Del’s infamous dance class.
^^^I am really hoping that Jack of Fortune actually becomes a thing this year. Pending the contributions of inventive laurels and brewers the kingdom over.