Great Hall: Activity List

Great Hall

19 activities:

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

Laurel's Prize Tourney (Laurel's 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

Laurel's Prize Tourney (Open)

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Saturday 14:00 to 16:00

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

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