sarumatix, Author at The Barony of Kraé Glas

Summary of upcoming events

Month Date Event Hosting group Steward
December 16th Twilight Tourney 1 Krae Glas Philippa
January 6th-7th 12th Night Rowany
January 13th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
January 20th Twilight Tourney 2 Krae Glas Philippa
January 20th-28th Canterbury Faire Southron Gaard NZ
February 3rd Solmonath Krae Glas Maree
February 10th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
February 17th Twilight Tourney 3 Krae Glas Philippa
February 23-25th Border War Bordescros
March 9th Twilight Tourney 4 Krae Glas Philippa
March 10th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
March 29th-April 2 Congregatus Australis Krae Glas Leif
April 14th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
April 18-22 April Rowany Festival + Crown tournament Rowany Rowany
May 5th St Monica 30th anniversary event College of St Monica Philippa
May 12th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
May 19th or 26th Day of Champions Krae Glas Sorcha
June 9th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
July Coronation  TBA  TBA
July 14th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
August 11th Crafthall Krae Glas Leif
November 4-5th November Crown TBA TBA
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Solmonath

Steward: Lady Elswyth Goodfellow

Date: Saturday 3rd February 2018

Location: 

 

Price: $5 adult members (15+)

14 and under free

Extra $5 insurance fee for non-members

 

A&S competition: Cakes! Any sort of period relevant cake, scone, roll, bun, etc. Winner will be judged by vote of the populace.

 

Ploughing the Field: Race with ploughes (carts) with teams of 2-3:

Ox – pulls the cart

Farmer – Steady’s and steers from the back

Small person – to sit on the plough (cart) to add weight

In absence of available small person (not the Baroness), an object of suitable weight will suffice.

 

Burying the Cakes: Rapier where the winners will be whomever buries the greater number of cakes, ie, collects the greater number of cakes into their corner.

Here Come the Birds: Heavy armour round involving felted birds who are trying to eat the seeds and cakes that have been buried..

 

Timetable: 

10:00 Setup
11am Opening court
11:30 Ploughing the Field (Race)
12:00 Burying the Cakes (Rapier)
12:30 Lunch and A&S food judging by the populace
13:00 Here Come the Birds! (Heavy)
14:30 Closing court

 

 

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Crafthall clean up (Nov 2017)

Message from the Baron and Baroness

Thank you to all who helped with the clean up at Crafthall yesterday. Crafthall has been one of our homes for a long time, and it was great to get in there and give our storage room a spring clean and a tidy, and also make sure that all of our equipment is documented to make it easier and more streamlined for event stewards, newcomers and members of the populace to make better use of all of the wonderful resources we have.

In particular, the ultra organized Lady Phillipa who brought printers, label makers and laminaters, tubs, pens and coordinated the event.  Lady Avelyn and her mother, Lady Vienna and Lady Elswyth, who sorted and measured and photographed. Baron Lachlan for doing heavy lifting. Our Hospitaller, Lady Elizabeth la Chatte, our Gold Key, Lady Sorcha, and A&S officer, Lady Clemens, did a stellar job of sorting and organizing clothing and feast gear, identifying clothing for mending, dying and repair. Lord Ciaran cleaned and mopped and scrubbed all surfaces of the storage room. And Obbi for creating the digital asset register.

Thank you to Lord Ciaran once again for taking photos of the day!

 

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The Krae Glas Baronial Carpet project

 

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Congregatus Australis

Join Krae Glas as we camp and feast over the Easter school holidays.

Booking details and more event details to come.

 

Date: Thursday, 29 March 2018 to Monday, 2 April 2018
Times: TBA
Venue: Clifford Park
Steward: Baron Leif Magnusson
Bookings: Elswyth Goodfellow
Bookings close 23rd March 2018

Prices – Members

Event Fees:
Cabin – $90
Camping – $55
Day Trip – $10

Children 5yo -16yo
Child Cabin – $80
Child Camping – $45
Child Day Trip – $5

Children 4yo and under no charge; however, if they are allocated a bunk, it is charged at the 5yo+ child rate.

An additional $5 is charged for non-SCA members of any age.

Meals will be made available at an additional cost:
Breakfasts (Available Friday to Monday) – $5/day
Lunches (Available Friday to Monday) – $5/day
Dinners (Available Thursday to Sunday) – $15

Additional Event Details:
Waste disposal is available onsite. Recycling will be facilitated by Krae Glas; however, as the site does not provide recycling, it is requested that waste is limited.

Limited firewood is available onsite and can be used in provided firepits if restrictions are not in place, and in contained fireplaces in the external halls.

Parking is restricted to two primary car parks and roadside parking.

The main paddock will be assigned as the Village Green and Period encampment. No vehicles or non-period tents will be permitted on the Village Green, and all mundane equipment is to be kept to a minimum in this area.

 

Address:

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Bonfirepalooza (June 2017)

 

Venue: Bree’s farm

Photos by: Bree

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Knight School (May 2017)

The Barony of Krae Glas hosted two days of intensive fighting with Knight trainers from across the Kingdom of Lochac, teaching a broad range of fighting skills. There was morning and early afternoon of classes on both days followed by personalised one on one training with all the knights present.

Knight trainers: Sir Ariston, Sir Bleddyn, Sir Brennan, Sir Eva, Sir Felix, Sir Steffan, Sir Gilbert, Sir Hrothgar.

Venue: Mt Morton, Belgrave heights, VIC

Steward: Gilbert Purchase and Berenger of Nancy

Feast steward: Bethony Gaitskell

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Day of Champions 2017

Day of Champions

Event Summary

This event showcased the best that Krae Glas has to offer. Members came together to vie for the opportunity to be champions of their respective fields. The champions were declared as:

  • Rapier: Lord Seumas Mac Thorsteyn of the Black Dolphin
  • Archery: Lord Thorgrim Dvergr, Elder of the Hamlet of Grœnahólar
  • Armoured combat: Baron Master Cormac Lenihan
  • Arts & Sciences: Isaelfr Hilditonn Heilvesdottir

The Champion’s role is to inspire others to participate and give their all in their respective field. The role of Champion is not limited to prowess; it incorporates all virtues, including humility, courage, agility, strength and wisdom. You should look to your Champions as a source of inspiration in your activities in the Barony.

At this event we also had the great honour of recognising the significant contributions of
* Ana de Vuallachia with a Baronial Endorsement
* Lady Avelyn Rosewood – Apollo Delphinius — Service
* Lord Airdin Mac Dara – Baronial Cypher
* Lord Seumas Mac Thorsteyn of the Black Dolphin – Baronial Endorsement
* Lady Roisin Cinnsealach – Baronial Endorsement
* Lady Vienna Maria della Rosa – Spurtle

 

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Details

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Event Steward: Honourable Lord Baron Lachlann Dunbar
Venue: Balla Balla Community Centre
Attendance: 75
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All Hallows (October 2016)

Event and feast steward: Lady Sorcha of Krae Glas

Venue: Harkaway Hall, Harkaway

Krae Glas hosted a medieval style Halloween, when people celebrated the harvests end and sought refuge from the tricks of ghost and fairies. Those who have fallen were honoured on the field in a heavy tournament, held in the style of Valhalla.

Turnips, rather than pumpkins, were used in true medieval form to ward off ghosts and evils. As the rain beat down outside, we feasted and sang in the warm halls of Harkaway, in the light of gruesome turnip lanterns.

Photos courtesy of Lady Elizabeth La Chatte

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Baronial Changeover (Day of Honour, 2016)

Event Steward: Obbi Illugi

Feast steward: Vienna Maria della Rosa

Venue: Balla Balla Community Centre

A message from Their Excellencies, Cormac and Elspeth, First Baron and Baroness of Krae Glas

“How do begin to say thank you for the more than five years of support we have received as Baron and Baroness? Probably inadequately.

This event just gone serves as a great example of the things we love about this Barony. The Day of Honour is our signature event, and it is entirely appropriate that our signature is marked by the willingness of everyone to help. This year’s event steward and head cook did a fantastic job, and managed to put forward an event that we were immensely proud of. All this in spite of events beyond anyone’s control. When heavy winds blew down sunshades hands from everywhere were available to bring the sunshades down and pack them down. When one of the kitchen ovens failed, the kitchen crew promptly reorganised their plans and ensured the feast would preserve the Krae Glas reputation for delicious and pleniful food.

And then there is the College of St.Monica, from which our Barony originally sprang. The nature of colleges is that some years they will wilt and in others they will bloom. The college is today blooming as brightly as I have ever seen it, and its students not only worked tirelessly all day, they also provided a wonderful presence. This is in no small part due to Courtney who did a wonderful job enthusing and directing her fellow collegians, and who with the steward was one of the last out of the hall some time after midnight.

But the last five years have been more than about one night. There are the various seneschals we have worked with over the last five years. A good relationship between the B&B and seneschal is vital for a group, and all the seneschals we worked with were exemplary. We have also had a number of peers made in our time. Gilbert Purchase and Leif Magnusson were both elevated to peerage, and Teffania Tuckerton got greedy and received two.

We also cherish the various subgroups within the Barony, whether they be households, or collectives of legitimate business people of the sea. We are also excited for the future of our new hamlet.

Then of course there are the fencers, originally driven by Don Everard, but now overseen by Elizabeth and Edine. The fencing, as with the heavy, has always been conducted with enthusiasm and in the spirit of friendship. When things are less friendly, and more heavy, it has been wonderful to have Airdin around organising war or some other aspect of our fighting.

And finally there is one other point of our growth I would like to dwell on. When we stepped up we needed a signature event. We consulted, and along with Don Everard Gilbert and Bethony ran the first Day of Honour. Before we stepped up the Krae Glas had produced no knight, but Gilbert dedicated himself to his fighting and gained knighthood. When we reined St.Monicas was at a lower ebb, but were being supported on the shoulders of Marared and Antoinette. Gilbert and Bethany helped shoulder the burden and lifted the group to greater heights. When we stepped up Krae Glas had never produced a King and Queen, but Gilbert and Bethony not only reigned, but reigned well.

Gilbert and Bethony, I could wish no greater blessing for you than that others step forward for you the way that you stepped forward for us.

Long Live the Baron and Baroness of Krae Glas, Gilbert and Bethany.”

Tournament

Awards

The following awards were granted to members of the populace by Their Majesties, ThorolfR and Halla

Hanbal al-Barbari: Miles Regni
Leif Magnússon: Pelican
Cormac Lenihan: Court Barony
Elspeth Caerwent: Court Barony
ffride wlffsdotter: Rowan
Sevmas McThorston: Award of Arms
Bonnie Kae McCann: Award of Arms
Vincent Hazard: Award of Arms
Obbi illugi: Golden Tear
Lachlahn Dunbar: Silver Pegasus
Airdan Mac Dara: Golden Sword
Sandy of Frojel Gotlandica: Award of Arms
Miguel Rodriguez de Santiago: Rapier
Elizabeth la Chatte: Rapier
Avelyn Rosewood: Golden Tear
Robert Callis: Award of Arms

The following awards were bestowed upon members of the populace by Cormac and Elspeth

Edine Godin: Apollo Delphinius — Martial
Elizabet Hunter: Delphinus Dionysi
ffride wlffsdotter: Apollo Delphinius — Service
Kelly of St Monica: Dolphins Endorsed
Lachlann Dunbar: Apollo Delphinius — Service
Miguel Rodriguez de Santiago: Starling – Service
Robert Calis: Dolphins Endorsed
Sorcha of Krae Glas: Dolphins Endorsed

Photos courtesy of Lord Ciaran Shiranui

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