come all to the Island Newcomers event. The Barony of Seagirt and
the Shire of Hartwood invite you to come out for the day or the
weekend, bring your interested friends, meet some new folks and
show them how much fun a time traveler can have.
be plenty to do for everyone. A full day of free TUTR classes is
being planned for the newcomers (and anyone else who would like to
attend). We will dance! We will play games! We will sing! We will
fight! We will show each other some cool projects we are working
on. We will hold court. There will be a friendly game of medieval
football between Seagirt and Hartwood. And of course we will have
Teachers are needed: If
you would like to teach please contact Mistress
Halima. We would also like to
organize some children’s activities. If you would like to
take this on, please contact HL
needed! There will be prize tournaments for heavy, rapier and
archery. The onsite A&S challenge will be chivalry
handkerchiefs. Linen will be supplied. Please bring sewing needles,
floss and scissors.
being sought from the island artisans. If you have something
amazing you have made (or would be willing to make) and would like
to donate for a specific contest, please contact HL Tatiana by July
needed! We will designate an area for you to work on projects on
site. Newcomers will be given time to wander over and see what you
are doing, and ask questions. If you want to participate in this,
please contact HL Tatiana so we know who/what to expect. Please
bring whatever you need for supplies.
prizes are needed! The raffle will be for newcomers. Every hour
throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday we will draw a name so
someone can choose a prize. What kind of prizes you say? Well,
anything you no longer need that is somewhat period and a newcomer
would appreciate. This is an opportunity to clean out your stores
of old (but serviceable) garb, bolts of fabric, feast gear, armour
$20 (No non-membership surcharge) Youth (16 and under)
The site opens Friday at 3pm, and closes Sunday at 3pm. An
activities schedule will be available at Gate.
The site is
located in Cobble Hill at the Fairground. Directions to the
(driving South on the TransCanada Highway): Turn right at the
Cobble Hill Road traffic light (opposite Valleyview Shopping Centre
and Cowichan Bay Road). Follow Cobble Hill Road to Cobble Hill
village--- then follow the signs. 3550 Watson Road Cobble
Victoria (driving North on the TransCanada Highway): Turn left at
Hutchinson Road (3rd traffic light after Mill Bay Centre)--- then
follow the signs.
water on site as well as flush toilets (yay!) No ground fires. We
are checking on the rules about braziers.
Note that the above Weather and Map information is generated from the site address and can be easily confused. The weather will say if its for the branch or for the site. It will be for the site if the site can be found, but this again is not always the case, and if the site is some distance from the branch then the weather may be different.