Great Hall: Activity List

Great Hall

29 activities:

Herald's Point

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Thursday 11:00 to 12:00
Thursday 14:00 to 16:00
Friday 10:00 to 12:00
Friday 14:00 to 16:00
Saturday 10:00 to 12:00
Saturday 14:00 to 16:00
Sunday 10:00 to 12:00
Sunday 14:00 to 16:00
Monday 10:00 to 12:00
Monday 14:00 to 15:00

The Lochac College of Heralds invite all gentles to attend our Herald's Point for consultation on matters of pre-17th century names and heraldry. Whether you wish to register a name and/or device with the College of Arms, or seek a spot of advice, the heralds of Lochac would delighted to assist...Read more

Scribal Alchemy

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Thursday 14:00 to 15:00

Alchemy in period was not limited to the study of Astronomy or Medicine but had practical applications across all areas of period life. This was also evident in the scribal practices of the day. Come along for a brief insight into these practices; no illumination or painting experience necessary...Read more

Intermediate Dancing

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Friday 11:00 to 13:00

An introduction to some of the intermediate and harder dances for those who have some dancing experience. Specifics taught will depend on who is present and their experience and needs.Read more

English Country Chrestomathy

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Friday 15:00 to 16:00

A selection of English Country dances for those wishing an introduction to the language of English Country Dance.

No prior English Country Dance experience necessary. Dances taught depend on numbers and knowledge.

Or to treat as last minute revision for the Country Ball to occur...Read more

Laurels' Prize (Laurels only)

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Saturday 13:00 to 14:00

Every year, Rowany Festival hosts Laurel Prize, an opportunity for all comers to display their A&S work and receive feedback from members of the Order of the Laurel. The first hour is for participants and Laurels only, but after that, everyone is welcome to come and see some of the fine work...Read more

Laurels' Prize (Open)

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Saturday 14:00 to 16:00

Every year, Rowany Festival hosts Laurels' Prize, an opportunity for all comers to display their A&S work and receive feedback from members of the Order of the Laurel. The first hour is for participants and Laurels only, but after that, everyone is welcome to come and see some of the fine...Read more

Caroso Ball

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Monday 11:00 to 13:00

The Caroso Ball uses a period event format to offer dancers an opportunity to show off their skills, and watch other people perform.

The dancers take turns to choose a dance from a set-list, and a partner from those gathered around the edge of the dance floor. (If you'd rather watch, you...Read more

The Pastime Performances

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Monday 14:00 to 15:00

Do you have period performance repertoire you'd like to share? Beginner or expert; solo or group; story, song, or instrumental music - all are welcome to come along and share something, or simply enjoy the performances! A sign-up sheet will be available at the Information Point, or speak to Gwen...Read more

Scriptorium

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All day Thursday
All day Sunday

Come see the wonderful work of the Lochac College of Scribes! On Thursday and Sunday, the Great Hall will be transformed by a display of calligraphy and illumination, with classes running all day for those who want to learn more about the scribal arts, and templates available for anyone who'd...Read more