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Candlemas

February 14, 2015
Dragon's Laire

Kitsap & N Mason Counties, WA

Autocrat: Ela y Ynis Dewi

Candlemas and A&S/Bardic Championship

February 14, 2015

Barony of Dragon's Laire

Kitsap & North Mason Counties, WA

 

Come one and all, to a day of merriment and wonder, as our gifted Bards and Craftsmen of the Arts and Sciences vie for the title of Champion. The Barony of Dragon's Laire invites all people of An Tir to our Arts & Sciences Championship and celebrate our new Champions and Scholars in epicurean splendor at our Roman style Candlemas Feast. There will be space for social gathering, games and marshalate activities, but populace is encouraged to attend our competitor presentations.

 

Autocrat: THL Ela Pennu y Ynis Dewi (Lauri Herman), 14138 Farmview Lane NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110/ elaynisdewi@gmail.com / 805-890-2363.

 

 

NOTE: FEAST REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. IF YOU HAVE NOTE PAID FOR YOUR FEAST TICKETS, PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR PAYMENT IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO BY CONTACTING our Gate Mistress, HL JESS AT: allonsyjess@gmail.com or event autocrat, HL Ela Ynis Dewi AT: elaynisdewi@gmail.com

 

 

Site: Hyla Middle School 7861 Bucklin Hill Rd NE, Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110

 

Site opens at 9am (open to competitors at 8 am) and closes at 9 pm.

Gate opens at 9:00 AM for general populace, please park across the street in American Legion Hall parking lot. 

Gate Fees: $10, SCA members; $5 surcharge for non-members; under 18 years, free

Savory Lunch Fee: $3 for all ages, tickets available at gate as well as Pre-registration.

Feast: $10 for 18 years and over, beverages not included. Please be discreet, as this is a dry site. 

 

 

Greetings from the A&S Minister.

We have 9 presentation so we are doubling up and keeping the schedule
tight. We will be using the format of 20/20/20. That is to say 20
minutes for presentation, 20 minutes for questions (and if enough time
after judges ask their questions the floor will open to the populace),
20 minutes for judges deliberations and presenter swap.

The Washington State Department of Transportation is advising
motorists of significant delays expected on SR 305 at the Agate Pass
Bridge. Traffic will be restricted to a single alternating lane
between 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Plan accordingly!

Here is the schedule so far and is subject to change.

8 am – Site Opens – Competitors set up
9 am Site opens to Populace
9:30 am – Invocation Court – All competitors must be in attendance.
9 45 am – Judges meeting.
10 am - Dame Gwen the Potter "Consumerism" Paper
10 am - Arkhai Ne'khurin "Crossbow trigger" Object
11 AM - Dame Madrun Gwehyddes "Looms" Paper
Noon - THL Altaliana de Segna "The Gypsy" Bardic
1 pm - Marquessa Laurellen de Brandevin "Narrow Ware" Object
2 pm - Dame Gwen the Potter "A pitcher" Object
2 pm - Ermanaric Langearm Guotmann "The Finnesburgh Fragment" Bardic
3 pm - Master Arontius of Bygelswade "Asbestos" Paper
3 pm - THL Thangbrand "Jewelry chain" Object
4 pm - Final tabulation and Court Preparations
5:00ish - Court
6 - 9 pm - feast
9 – 10 pm – Clean up

I will update the schedule as changes occur. I will put up room
assignments on Wednesday.
To all Presenters, Good Luck!

YIS
Mateusz z Plocka

 

Gate opens at 9:00 AM for general populace, please park across the street in American Legion Hall parking lot. 

Gate Fees: $10, SCA members; $5 surcharge for non-members; under 18 years, free

Savory Lunch Fee: $3 for all ages, tickets available at gate as well as Pre-registration.

Feast: $10 for 18 years and over, beverages not included. Please be discreet, as this is a dry site. 

 

Site: Hyla Middle School 7861 Bucklin Hill Rd NE, Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110

Site opens at 9am (open to competitors at 8 am) and closes at 9 pm.


 

Mighty Barony of Dragon's Laire,

I am Proud to inform all that the following will be doing presentations at Candlemas:

 

A&S Championship - Objects:

HL Arkhai Ne'khurin – A functional facsimile of a crossbow trigger from the Han dynasty of China.

Dame Gwen the Potter – A pitcher, painted in the Majolica style, specifically a spouted pharmacy jar with dragon’s head spout, from around 1540 Italy.

Marquessa Laurellen de Brandevin – Narrow Ware; A Woven and Decorated Band based on Image 285r of the Manesse Codex (circa 1304 – 1340).

THL Thangbrand – A fine silver loop-in-loop jewelry chain.

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Scholar Paper Presentations:

Dame Gwen the Potter – Paper- “GROWING CONSUMERISM IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE AND THE EFFECT ON THE PRODUCTION OF TIN GLAZED POTTERY”

Dame Madrun Gwehyddes – Paper – A Re-examination of the notion, a founding precept of textile archaeology, that there were two types of looms, each of which produced a different type of cloth, present in Iron Age/Early Medieval Europe. 

Master Arontius of Bygelswade – Paper - The processing of asbestos into fiber (cloth) in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

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Bardic Championship:

THL Altaliana de Segna – “The Gypsy” exert from ‘La Cingana” (The Gypsy) by Gigio Artemio Giancarli. “La Cingana” was written in 1545 and performed by Vittoira Piisimi in 1589 at Medici wedding.

HL Ermanaric Langearm Guotmann – The Finnesburgh Fragment

 

 

DRAGON'S LAIRE CANDLEMAS A&S AND BARDIC COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Candlemas Competition and Presentation Schedule (is subject to change)

8 am – Site Opens – Competitors set up
9 am Site opens to Populace
9:30 am – Invocation Court – All competitors must be in attendance.
9 45 am – Judges meeting.
10 am - Dame Gwen the Potter "Consumerism" Paper
10 am - Arkhai Ne'khurin "Crossbow trigger" Object
11 AM - Dame Madrun Gwehyddes "Looms" Paper
Noon - THL Altaliana de Segna "The Gypsy" Bardic
1 pm - Marquessa Laurellen de Brandevin "Narrow Ware" Object
2 pm - Dame Gwen the Potter "A pitcher" Object
2 pm - Ermanaric Langearm Guotmann "The Finnesburgh Fragment" Bardic
3 pm - Master Arontius of Bygelswade "Asbestos" Paper
3 pm - THL Thangbrand "Jewelry chain" Object
4 pm - Final tabulation and Court Preparations
5:00ish - Court
6 - 9 pm - feast
9 – 10 pm – Clean up 

I will update the schedule as changes occur. I will put up room
assignments on Wednesday.
To all Presenters, Good Luck!

YIS
Mateusz z Plocka, Dragon's Laire A&S Minister

 

 

ROMAN FEAST TO FOLLOW EVENING COURT, ACROSS THE STREET AT AMERICAN LEGION HALL

Feast prepared by THL Renart le Fox de Berwyk

 

CANDLEMAS ROMAN FEAST

 

First Course

 

Garum and Cheese Hors D'oeuvres

Roast Meat Morsels in Wine Sauce

Fruit and Cheese Plate

Vegetable Lentil Soup

* Bread shall be available throughout the feast

 

Second Course

 

Parsnips in Coriander/Chive Sauce

Roast Chicken with Raisin Sauce

Almond Ginger Stuffing

Braised Leeks with White Wine Sauce

 

Third Course


Roast Pork Loin with Savory Sauce

Mushrooms with Rich Sauce

Spiced Broccoli, Cabbage, Brussel Sprouts

Green Beans in Mustard Sauce

 

Dessert


Rich Sweet Cake

Dates Alexandrine

 

* Please provide your own

beverages for the feast *

 

Site Info:
Name: Hyla Middle School
7861 Bucklin Hill Rd, NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Directions to Site:

Directions: From Seattle: head North off ferry, turn left onto Winslow Way E, turn right onto Madison Ave N, turn left onto Wyatt Way NW. After 1.1 miles, take slight right onto Bucklin Hill Rd NE and school parking is on the right at VFW Hall across the street from Hyla. Hyla Middle School address is: 7861 Bucklin Hill Road NE, Bainbridge Island WA 98110.

 

From Poulsbo/Bremerton take WA-3 N to WA-305 S to Bainbridge Island. Off WA-305 S, turn right onto Madison Ave, turn right onto Wyatt Way NW. After 1.1 miles, take slight right onto Bucklin Hill Rd NE and school parking is on the right at VFW Hall across the street from Hyla. Hyla Middle School address is: 7861 Bucklin Hill Road NE, Bainbridge Island WA 98110.

Those of you traveling from the west to Bainbridge Island, PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

The Washington State Department of Transportation is advising
motorists of significant delays expected on SR 305 at the Agate Pass
Bridge. Traffic will be restricted to a single alternating lane
between 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Plan accordingly! 


 

 

 



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