of Appledore (South Okanagan,
Boundary, Kootenays, Similkameen BC)
Boyle, Summerland, BC
thirty-third Tournament of the Golden
Swan. There will be lots
of classes, contests,a rapier and a heavy
tourney, bardic competition and
more, including the infamous Jawbone of the Ass. Class lists and
information will be available closer to the date.
Golden Swan will be held at Camp Boyle near Summerland,
BC. The site features
alarge hall, indoor washrooms
and showers, outdoor camping, and
the ancient tradition of
free-form bocce will break out at some point.
will feature a catered feast, $15 for
everyone 12 and over. Contact Autocrat to reserve a seat:
Feast tickets $20 on the day of the feast. Please let us know
you are coming!
a potluck feast. Breakfasts and
lunch will be for sale Saturday and
Sunday. The site will be discreetly
damp to dry. This is important.
are motels and B&Bs in
Summerland. The event site is a Scout
Camp 20-25 minutes drive from Summerland
itself on paved and unpaved roads, so plan
fees: Adults $25, children under
18 are free. NMS will apply. Day fee $15 adults, minors are
free. Make chequespayable to
the Society for Creative
Anachronism Shire of Appledore.
to www.goldenswan.org Thewebsite
will be updated as more details are confirmed.
Rapier Tourney: Saturday lists open
Heavy Tourney: Saturday lists open
Many classes being offered during the
Saturday: Topher and Taliesin's Cording, Taliesin’s Quill
Cutting, Meresigha’s Persona: Quick Tips and Tricks, and
Spanish Women in the New World by Illuminada.
Haversack with both Taliesin and Topher, Persona Development with
Tanikh, Welsh/Celtic Law by Marguerite, Period Gingerbread with
Illuminada and Glass Painting for Beginners with
History with Meresigha, Using Historical Events to Enhance Your
Persona with Illuminada, Coldstone Lodestone with Evangelina,
Herbal Beads with Anya. Sunday afternoon it’s the Art of
Being Medieval with Tanikh and Olwyn's Labyrinth
Site Info: Name: Camp Boyle 920 Fish Lake Rd. Summerland, BC VOH 1Z8
Directions to Site:
address is Fish Lake Road, Summerland
Directions: make your way to
Summerland on Highway 97. Turn west onto Prairie Valley Road (the
southern of two exits into Summerland). At the roundabout, take the
second exit and continue on Prairie Valley Road.
At the next roundabout, do the
same. Stay on Prairie Valley
Road for 950
m, turn right on
Doherty. Go up the hill and
onto Bathville. Stay on Prairie Valley
Road for 3.3 kilometres then turn
right onto Princeton-Summerland
Road. Continue for
5.6 km, turn right onto Fish Lake
Road. Continue for 6 km, then turn left to stay on
Fish Lake Road. In 2.2 kilometres, the destination will be
on your left. GPS coordinates:
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.