Lochmere's MidWinter's Revel
January 19, 2013
Barony of Lochmere


In the year of 1576, Their Excellencies of Lochmere called upon Gli Zelanti, The Zealous Ones, to perform at their court. A year later, Gli Zelanti traveled through the Bright Hills rendering them captured. The Huguenots suspected, ransom demanded! If Their Excellencies had wanted to see more than the heads of their beloved actors, they had better release all the Huguenots prisoners and pay 10,000 gold florins and 50,000 silver. Baron and Baroness of Lochmere complied. Their Excellencies sent out invitations, inviting one and all to their great hall for the evening performance of Gli Zelanti upon their freedom.  The church however shakes their head for it is such troupes teach such scandalous shenanigans. Do not be surprised if you see the church out and about warning the populace of attending such performances. If it was the way of the church, Theatre would be banned and for good, except for their moral plays, of course. You know how Everyman is, right? Feast will be French and Italian let alone scrumptiously good.  Bring a date, have dinner and theatre with a most delicious meal created by Sir Christian Darmody and Lady Lisette La Roux and his devoted staff. (This little “scenario” really happened with the troupe I Gelosi.)

Website:  http://lochmere.atlantia.sca.org/participate/events/mid2013/

Arts & Sciences Activities:  
Arts & Sciences Competitions: Populace of all ages are encouraged to participate, novice and open display.  1.  A Mask competition based on Commedia or in period theatre.  2.   A puppet competition.  3.   Baronial Bling Competition held by Avice Claremond.  4.   Performance Competition – all performing artists (individuals and ensembles) to participate in the “Popular Choice Performance competition” as well as a non-competitive performance showcase Performance pieces may be from any SCA period, genre, and/or region.  Documentation is encouraged, but not required. Each performance should be no longer than 15 minutes; more time may be allotted depending on the number of performers. If you are interested in performing, please contact Mistress Arianna Morgan (Chris Stuermer) at ChrisSings (at) Juno (dot) com.    Your e-mail message should include the following information: Type of Performance (vocal/choral, instrumental, story- telling, etc.); Whether you wish to compete or just perform for fun; and, preferred performance time. We will do our best to accommodate you.  Games: Both the bag game and captor game will be played throughout the day.

Cost:  

        Adult, Member:          $12.00 Day-Trip  $8.00 Feast      $0.00 Camping
        Adult, Non-Member:  $17.00 Day-Trip  $8.00 Feast      $0.00 Camping
        Youth (5-17):              $6.00 Day-Trip    $8.00 Feast      $0.00 Camping
        Child (0-4):                 $0.00 Day-Trip    $0.00 Feast      $0.00 Camping

Make Checks Payable To:  
SCA-MD, Inc., Barony of Lochmere

Cost Notes:  
Family cap is 2 adults and two children at $36.00.  Please include modern name, SCA name,
and membership number for each individual you are registering. Also lunch is included with site fee.  Lunch will be a wonderful venison stew, pumpkin curry soup, bread, cheese and fruit.

Site:  St. Martin’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church 375 Benfield Blvd Severna Park, MD  The site will open at 9 am and close at 11pm

Site Restrictions:  
No Pets unless working animals, wet site- beer and wine only, No smoking in the facilities. Smokers are asked to use ashtrays available outside the parish hall and Heck Hall. Handicapped accessible.  Candles are alright as long as they are in a votive to enclose the flame.

Feast Information:  
That will be forthcoming.

Merchanting Information:  
There is not any space for Merchants.

Other Information:  
You can also ask Gabrell Fairclaugh questions, please email him at gabrellfairclaugh[AT]yahoo.com

Autocrat's Information:  
Lady Madeleine Rose de Cardeville (Leslie A. Cardwell), 765 Valentine road, CROWNSVILLE, MD 21032,  Phone: (410) 923-1354, E-mail:  playurcardswell[AT]verizon.net

Reservations:  Duchess Simone de Barjavel (Sarah Toich), 7388 Sweet Clover , Columbia , MD 21045,  Phone: (410) 290-3961, E-mail:  barjavel[AT]verizon.net

Directions:  Take the most convenient route to I-97, Exit 10. From there follow Benfield Blvd to the East. It is 3.5 miles to the site and the church will be on the right.


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