Beltane XXXII
April 26- 28, 2013
Shire of Berley Cort


THERE WILL BE FIGHTING!  Yes, the Shire of Berley Cort is hosting a fighting event, with Heavy, and Rapier as well as Target Archery.  Come enjoy the bucolic
setting for a day of fighting, visiting friends, participating in varied A&S events, Feasting, and the Songs and Stories that make the Berley Cort Bardic such a special event.

Website: http://berleycort.yolasite.com

Martial Activities:  Heavy, and Rapier as well as Target Archery.

Arts & Sciences Activities:  The A&S competition theme for the day will be on Favors. There will be two categories:

Firstly, a Favor you made for the Heavy or Rapier Fighter or Archer to wear in Battle/Archery Field who is fighting for you.

The second category will be a Personal Favor/Token that you gift to your friends.

There will be awards for the best Fighter/Rapier/Archer in each category of Combat, also for each category in the two Favors categories, and for the Best in Bardic.  You never know - there MAY be some more surprises!

Cost:
        Adult, Member:          $10.00 Day-Trip $8.00 Feast    $5.00 Camping
        Adult, Non-Member:  $15.00 Day-Trip $8.00 Feast    $5.00 Camping
        Youth (6-17):             $5.00 Day-Trip   $8.00 Feast    $5.00 Camping
        Child (0-5):                $0.00 Day-Trip   $0.00   Feast    $0.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To:  SCA, Inc., Shire of Berley Cort

Cost Notes:  There will be a delectable Feast for 50 - you MUST pre-register if you want a seat at Feast!  Lunch is part of your Gate fee, and will be prepared by Lady Herridr - any dietary concerns, please contact the Autocrat.

Site:   The Hancock Farm 14583 Cottage Hill Road, Sedley, Va. 23878 The site opens at 5 p.m. Friday, April 26th and closes at Noon Sunday, April 28th.

SiteRestrictions:  No pets. Site is wet.

Feast Information:  There will be a delectable Feast for 50 - you MUST pre-register if you want a seat at Feast!  Lunch is part of your Gate fee, and will be prepared by Lady Herridr - any dietary concerns, please contact the Autocrat.

Other Information:  Remember this is a very primitive site, so come prepared with all you need to be in the woods: chairs, tents, feast gear, water, insect repellant, and any necessary meds.

Autocrat's Information:  Lady Herridr Freyugydja Ogvaldsdottir (Lisa Kirkham), 8323 Joyner's Bridge Road, Windsor, VA 23487,  Phone: (757) 242-4742, E-mail:  freyathered[AT]yahoo.com

Reservations:  Send reservations to autocrat

Directions:  

From Norfolk and East:  Take 264 West to 58 in Suffolk. Take the Petersburg exit to 460 West. Go through Windsor and Zuni to Ivor, where you take a left at the stoplight and follow directions at *

From Newport News/Hampton:  Take the James River Bridge to Smithfield, and 258 South to Windsor. At the 258/460 junction, turn right onto 460 West, go through Zuni to Ivor, take a left at the stoplight, and follow directions at *

From Williamsburg: Take the Scotland Ferry to Surrey, Va. and go South to Wakefield, Va.  Take a left onto 460 East to Ivor, where you take a right at the stoplight and follow directions at *

From Petersburg:  Come to Ivor on 460 East, turn right at the light, and follow directions at *

* that puts you on Rt. 616. Go 6 miles, through Berlin, and take the first left after you pass the Nottoway Elementary School on your left, onto Cottage Hill Road, which is Rt 461.  Go 2 miles and turn down the dirt road on the left. There will be signs. Follow the path all the way to the back filed.  We are in the woods to the right.  All others (i.e. from the South), call the Seneschale, Lady Anne for appropriate directioins 757-562-3646, NLT  9pm, please.


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