As the winds begin to blow North and the sun sets lower in the sky, so do changes come to the Fair Barony of Lions Gate.
Baroness' Inspiration 2018 is celebrating the step-down of the Beautiful Baroness Caitrina & Benevolent Baron Uilliam.
We shall also be celebrating the incoming Baroness:
Dame Arianna and Baron Master Cyneric.
Come celebrate with us the fond memories and the exciting future that speak to both of these honorable couples.
The theme of this event is Black & Red... make a new outfit, create a new hat, weave a scarf... show off your creativity in honoring the theme!
Site Fee: $20.00 ($5.00 membership discount)
Youth 18 & under free
Maminka the Bohemian & Theodora van Zeeland
MiC in charge of the event: Warwick Drakkar
Marshal Heavy: Brynmor
Marshal Rapier: Elora
Baroness' Heavy Tournament:
This tournament is open to any fighter who is not a member of the Order of Chivalry. Each entrant is to bring a prize for the prize table and after the tournament, each entrant will walk away with a prize.
Baroness' Rapier Tournament:
Open to all rapier fighters. Format will be determined by rapier MiC depending upon number of entrants.
Gerhard's Riposte Tournament:
Open to any rapier fighter who has been authorized for less than 1 year. Entrants should have a more experienced patron to sponsor them into the tournament.
Youth Armoured Combat Tournament:
Youth armoured combat or YAC, is the youth version of the adult heavy combat program. This tournament determines the Lions Gate Youth Champion!
Lions Gate Games Champion will be chosen at this event. Bring your 'game' face and get in on the fun.
Please contact Cyneric for more information.
There shall be TUTR for those who are interested in learning new things or sharpening their skills. Please contact Taliesin Ap Hafgan for information if you are interested in teaching at this Lions Gate premier event: taliesin.ap.hafgan at shaw.ca or PM on Facebook.
A Super-Six Largesse contest shall be held, with the theme honoring the incoming Baron & Baroness ‘The Future of the Barony’, with entries being donated to the Barony. Please contact Jaqueline Lefleur for more information on this contest: scajaqueline at shaw.ca or PM on Facebook
In honor of the outgoing Baron & Baroness, a single entry A&S/Largesse competition will be held with the theme centered around TE Ulliam & Caitrina. and all entries will be gifted to them as parting gifts.
Please contact Millicent for more information regarding this competition: tinajohnst at gmail.com
Bardic entries are welcomed and in fact encouraged for this special event. To guarantee a spot to perform your Inspirational piece to our Baroness, we recommend you sign up in advance. Please contact HL Theodora for more information: dragonturtle at dccnet.com
If you are interested in merchanting at this very well attended event, please contact Maminka: jillmarie at telus.net or PM on Facebook (Jill-Marie (Maminka) Wilson)
A heraldry table for consultation shall be available.
A volunteer draw will take place at feast. If you have volunteered for at least 1 hour during this event, your name will go into a draw for fabulous prizes! So sign up soon and get in on the loot.
Lunch will be available on site for a small fee.
A potluck feast complete with Tavern will be enjoyed along with music and dancing! To ensure there is enough food and space, please RSVP to Maminka (jillmarie at telus.net or PM on Facebook) if you are planning to participate in the feast.
Please include an ingredient list with your dish for display on table. Ensure your dish has enough quantity for approx. 6-10 people. Potluck will be based as follows:
Last name (mundane) beginning with and through:
A-F: breads & cheeses
G-L: side dishes & vegetables
M-S: Main Dishes
T-Z: Desserts & or fruit platters
Cold ham & a hearty stew will be provided by the event team.
Tentative Schedule (subject to change)
8:00am site opens for set up only. If you are here you will be conscripted into service
9:00am Site Opens
9:30am Opening Court
10:00am TUTR classes begin
10:00am Games Championship opens
10:00am Rapier armour inspection begins
10:30am Baroness' Rapier Tournament begins (Alice McKay building)
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING RAPIER TOURNAMENT:
Gerhrd's Riposte Tournament
11:30am Heavy armour inspection begins
12:00pmBaroness' Heavy Tournament begins (Alice McKay building)
2:00pm Youth Armoured Tournament (Alice McKay building)
4:00PM Final Court of Baron Uilliam & Baroness Caitrina
First Court of Baron Cyneric & Baroness Arianna
6:00pm Feast, Tavern, Dancing, oh my!
12:00am SITE CLOSES
Site Info: Name: Shannon Hall & Alice McKay Building 6050A 176th Street Surrey, BC V3S 4E7
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.