Steward; Sergeant Galath ab
Come support those members of
Lions Gate's populace as they challenge for the rank of Sergeant,
Yeoman, Gallant, or Courtier. Have a chance to see our Equestrian
riders challenge themselves with a brand new rank, the
demonstration rank of lancer. There are a number of challengers
this year, they will appreciate your kind word, piece of pie, or
readiness to be lead. Challenge yourself with the questions each
candidate must know for heraldry, strategy, games, dance! These are
our future, or current leaders, join them in a truly formative
experience. Or just enjoy a day, perhaps with games, archery, or a
picnic with good friends. Bring a song or story to share around the
Bardic fire! Learn a dance! Fight in the unbelted
The Grene Wode is a
delightful location for our Barony to gather and share a pivotal
moment in peoples lives. Rainbows, sunshine, quiet joy, and riotous
fun can be had by all camping for the weekend.
All Candidates Must Attend
Opening Court Saturday Morning bring your device! The Baroness
should already have your written application in hand.
Testing for some areas will
be done by designated testers, but the input of the populace is
important and welcome. Combat testing will welcome participation by
heavies, rapiers and archers. Dancing is better with greater
numbers, and a bardic test without an audience is a
Members of the populace will
be heard in the Sunday morning circle discussions, as the personal
qualities of the applicants are examined. Or contact the Baroness
directly if you can not attend.
Merchant space will be
available no charge - bring your own tables please. Contact the
Fees: Adults $15. Youth
(12-18) $8. Children (12 and younger) free. $5 NMS applies to all
adults who do not have proof of membership. Make cheques payable to
Barony of Lions Gate
Kids under 12 Free , Family
Cap $25 ( immediate family only! 2 adults 2 youths or
Site Owner's Rules: NO PETS,
smoking only within designated areas (this does not include your
encampment), beware of farm equipment, animals, and water hazards
(this is a working farm).
5:00 pm Site Opens
7:00 pm Candidate meet n
9:00 am Wake-up
10:00 am Opening
10:30 am Armour Inspections
and testing 11:00am War scenarios and Command Archery range opens
(subject to change)
4:00 pm Dance
7:00 pm Sergeantry Meeting at
the Baronial Pavilio
8:00 pm Bardic
9:00 am Wake-up
10:00 am Courtesy
11:30 am Etiquette
1 pm closing court
3:00 pm Site closes (everyone
Site Info: Name: The Grene Wode 25133 O Ave Langley, BC
Directions to Site:
Name: Donatello's Farm (The
25133 Zero Ave.
Aldergrove, BC V4W
From the East: Make your best
way to HWY 1. Take HWY 1 West. Get off at 264, heading South. Turn
Right at 0 Ave. Event is on your right hand side after 256 St and
before 248 St.
From the West: Make your best way to HWY 1.
Take HWY 1 East. Get off at 264, heading South, follow directions
From the South: Make your best way to Guide
Meridian (WA539, Meridian St. or exit 256 on the I5.) Cross the
Border at Lynden/Aldergrove crossing. Turn left at 0 Ave. Event is
on your right hand side after 256 St and before 248 St.
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.