Canterbury Fayre


Hosted by Device of Lions Gate

The Barony of Lions Gate (Vancouver, BC )

Event Summary

Date: March 24 , 2018
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on March 24th 2018
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Cloverdale Fairgrounds – Shannon Hall & Alice McKay Building
6050A 176th Street Surrey, BC V3S 4E7

Winter is over. The sun is shining. The bards are singing. The
grass is growing. It must be time for Lions Gate springtime
celebration of arts, science, and bardic skills – Canterbury
Fayre. Join us at the village market. Listen to our bards compete
for the honour of being Lions Gate Bardic Champion. Stroll through
the market stalls to see exhibits from the artists and scientists
competing for the A&S Championship. Take a class offered by the
many TUTR instructors coming for the Fayre. Or bring a picnic lunch
and just relax with friends. In the evening, a tavern is

Canterbury Fayre is scheduled for March 24, 2018. Just a few
days after the vernal equinox. It will be held at the Shannon Hall
in Surrey, BC. The event registration fee is $20 for non-members
and $15 for SCA members.

Here is our tentative schedule for the event. More details to
come including class descriptions and family activities.



8:00 Site opens for setup

9:00 Gate Opens

10:00 Opening Courts including invocation of Championship

10:30 Games Tournament begins
          TUTR Novus
1: Chivalry and Etiquette (1 hour)
A&S: Needlefelting (1.5 hours)
          TUTR Bardic:
Introduction to Drottkvaett (2 hours)

12:30 A&S/Bardic Judging Begins (3 hours)

1:30 TUTR Novus 1: Identity Crisis: What is a persona? (1
        TUTR A&S: Lampwork
Beadmaking (2 hours)
        TUTR A&S: Kumihimo
(1 hour)
       TUTR Bardic: Beginner Recorder
(1 hour)

2:30 TUTR Novus 1: Keeping Busy: What To Do in the SCA (1
        TUTR A&S: Stick
Weaving (1 hour)

3:30 TUTR Novus 1: Basic Medieval Clothing (1 hour)
        TUTR A&S: Beginner
Blackwork (2 hour)
        TUTR Bardic:
Introduction to Period Rounds (1 hour)

5:00 Tavern Opens

5:30 Kingdom Court

6:30 Bardic Populace Performances

8:00 Closing Court

10:30 Tavern closes

11:00 Site closes


Event Steward: Baron James Wolfden, Protege to Dame Arianna

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