The Town Square: Activity List

The Town Square

47 activities:

Bardic Circle

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Wednesday 20:00 to 22:00
Monday 20:00 to 22:00
Friday 15:00 to 16:00
Friday 20:00 to 22:00
Saturday 20:00 to 22:00

15/4- Bardic Circle: Stories & Songs, 8pm-

16/4- Bardic Circle: Legends, 8pm-

17/4- Bardic Circle: Daylight Bardery, 3-4pm

17/4- Bardic Circle: Sing Out Loud, 8pm- 

18/4- Bardic Circle: Naughty/Nice, 8pm-Read more

Soup Kitchen

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Tuesday 18:00 to 20:00

Barley & Rye's Soup Kitchen will be held in the Refectory on the Set up Tuesday, 14th April from 6-8pm. 

All are welcomeRead more

Barley & Rye Catering

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Wednesday 07:00 to 09:00
Wednesday 12:00 to 14:00
Wednesday 17:30 to 20:00
Thursday 07:00 to 09:00
Thursday 12:00 to 14:00
Thursday 17:30 to 20:00
Friday 07:00 to 09:00
Friday 12:00 to 14:00
Friday 17:30 to 20:00
Saturday 07:00 to 09:00
Saturday 12:00 to 14:00
Saturday 17:30 to 20:00
Sunday 07:00 to 09:00
Sunday 12:00 to 14:00
Sunday 17:30 to 20:00
Monday 07:00 to 09:00

The following dates and times are for those who have a meal plan through Barley & Rye over the Rowany Festival Period: 

Wednesday 15/4: Breakfast 7-9am / Lunch 12-2pm / Dinner 5.30-8pm

Thursday 16/4: Breakfast 7-9am / Lunch 12-2pm / Dinner 5.30-8pm

Friday 17/4: Breakfast...Read more

Heraldic Melee

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Wednesday 11:00 to 13:00

This year we'll be using a point buy system and the rules for constructing your team are as follows:

- A fighter can only be a member of 1 team

- You have 16 points to build your team with

- Members of the Chivalry cost 4 points

- Fighters with 2 years experience or...Read more

Martyr Auction TBC

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Wednesday 20:00 to 21:30

The collegians of Lochac auction off a few hours of their time to help others around their campsite to raise money for their respective colleges. Common uses include dishwashing, camp setup/packdown, musical entertainment, and shenanigans of all kinds.Read more

6 Board Chest with Johann

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Thursday 09:00 to 13:00

Join Johann for the 9th round of the infamous, "Make your own 6-board chest" while learning the use of basic hand tools in this hands-on Workshop. We have been allocated workshop space at the end of the village green. The class will take place there..  

Spaces are limited to 5 Adults max...Read more

Rapier Newcomers/ C&T Tourney

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Thursday 10:00 to 12:00

Open to all combatants who have participated in less than a year of SCA combat. If you have a query as to if you fit this category, please email the RMIC pre-event or contact them on site as soon as possible.

Combatants will challenge each other in a best of three round robin using the...Read more

Period Embroidery Tools

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Thursday 11:00 to 12:00

Want to make your embroidery kit more period?

This class covers the history of tools and materials of the medieval and renaissance embroiderer, and how can we source them today.

This class wil lbe held as part of the WCoB Display and Workshops in the Great Hall.Read more

Baronial Pas d'armes

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Thursday 14:00 to 16:00

Representatives of each of the baronies will take and hold the field to receive all challenges from the noble combatants of the populace. Following this there will be a single grand melee to cap off the afternoon.

Challenges may be issued for single combat, counted blows(max 5), over the...Read more

A Simple Wrestling Game

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Thursday 16:00 to 17:00

Glima is a Scandinavian wrestling sport with a short rule-set and a long claimed history, making it quick to learn and possibly period-ish. It's a good icebreaker when you find yourself surrounded by Vikings and don't know what to talk about. In this class we'll practice some moves which can...Read more

Third Annual Lochac Food Fight

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Friday 11:00 to 13:00

You wanna see the great cooks Lochac has bread?

It’s time once again for the Annual Festival Food Fight!*  (not an actual food fight – there will not be any food thrown).  What bounteous platters will Lochac’s talented cooks provide this year?  Will there be sugar or meat comas?  Will...Read more

Rowany Festival Wardrobe Competition

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Friday 11:00 to 13:00

One of the joys of the SCA is being able to pick and choose a time and place in history to suit your style and interest, and maybe to have a different one every day. However, there is also the other end of the SCA scale, choosing a single time and place and doing it well. ​

This...Read more

Polearm Tourney

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Friday 15:00 to 17:00

Do shields weigh you down? Do you look at single handed weapons and think “I can do better than that!”? Then this is the tournament for you!

The Polearm tourney will be run again in 2020 in the usual king of the hill format with 2x 20min sessions and a 10min break between them.

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Rapier Teams Tourney

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Saturday 11:00 to 13:00

The Teams Tourney gathers groups of 4 to display teamwork, strategies, and enthusiasm on the field. Live together, or die together, each team will gain points for the number of combatants left standing at the end of each match.Read more

Roses Tourney

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Saturday 11:00 to 13:00

Greetings To the Fighters and populace of Lochac!

The Ladies of the Rose and Coronaria will be hosting a tourney on the Saturday of Rowany festival.
Come challenge the chosen representatives of each of the Ladies present with your valour, honour and chivalry. The gallery/...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

Baroness' Rapier Tourney

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Saturday 14:00 to 17:00

The purpose of the Baroness’ Rapier Tournament is to entertain the Baronesses of Lochac with displays of skill, enthusiasm, and chivalry. Fencers provide food for the Baronesses. Cordials, sweets, cakes, and fruits are particularly favoured. The Sword of Chivalry is chosen by the Baronesses and...Read more

Combat of the Thirty

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Saturday 14:00 to 17:00

The Combat of the Thirty returns again for its fith year in 2020.

The Combat iof the Thirty s a recreation of a 14th Centurary event during the Breton War of Successsion, which would determine who would rule the Duchy of Brittany in 1351. 

Teams representing the French and the...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

The Practical Side of "Ooh that's Pretty"

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Saturday 15:00 to 16:00

A short demonstration on how to translate illuminations/images of Objects into a set of practical drawings to build from.

Attendees are encouraged to bring along their own sources/references for the practical

Class will be conducted in the Workshop Space at the end of the Village...Read more

Roses Tea

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Saturday 16:00 to 18:00

Gathering of the Ladies of the Rose and Coronaria (Those Ladies who have been Royalty in the Past)Read more

Fighter Auction

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Saturday 20:00 to 23:00

Come buy your fighters for the Armoured and Rapier Fighter Auction TourneysRead more

Caroso Ball

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Sunday 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

Boars Head Tavern

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Sunday 20:00 to 22:30

The Boar’s Head Theatre celebrates the diversity of Lochac’s bardic talent, and provides a way to celebrate the finale of Rowany Festival. It is an opportunity to come together and enjoy a relaxed evening in entertainment, song and Merriment before you return to the mundane world.

Those...Read more