The Barony of Lions Gate (Vancouver, BC )
Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Margaret Hamilton of Stirlingshire
Date: March 31 , 2012
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on March 31th 2012
Site closes at: 12:00 AM
508 Agnes Street
New Westminister, BC
March 31st will be a day to feast
your eyes on beautiful craftmanship and delicate skills, and feast
your ears with beautiful songs, epic stories, and clever wittism.
The evening of that illustrious date will be for feasting your
mouth and nose with the beautiful and fragrant food our hardworking
chef will serve.
Make note of the date – March
31st – for on that date will be Lions Gate
Canterbury Fayre and Baronial Banquet. The day will consist of
competitions run by our current Defenders of Arts and Sciences and
Bardic to determine their successors. The evening, of course, is
our annual Banquet!
The Arts and Sciences Defender competition will
2 Pieces with Documentation.
The person will have approx 5 minutes to talk about each piece and
then answer questions
Only finished works for competition, but feel free to bring in
unfinished works for feed back.
Please contact Sir Kerrigan if you are planning to enter so the
proper judges can be found, student judges are more than
Sir Cairacan na Traga, A&S Defender Lions
The Bardic Defender competition will consist
Two items; one with written documentation, one
source, supported with additional verbally presented documetation,
persona-relevant; one to highlight the particular skill of the
indivudual bard. One is required to be presented to the
Please contact Lady Johanna if you are planning
to enter so the proper judges can be
Lady Johanna Van der Velte Bardic Defender
Canterbury Fayre cost at the
Banquet payable in advance
Our Head Cook is HL Kenzie McBeighn and he has
created, yet again, a sumptious delight for our
More details on classes will appear shortly,
but this is the list Lady Myrrim has confirmed so
Egyptian bracelet making
leather tankard making
Belt tooling and making
Beginning tablet weaving
Norse wire weaving
A schedule will be confirmed shortly and
registration information posted. Some classes will require
As well Lady Myrrim would like to announce a
contest as follows: a
Decorated Container in any medium. This could include pots, wooden
baskets, decorated scabbards pouches, pictures of decorated
embroidered containers etc.
Warm Brie with bread, crackers and Roast Garlic.
Cream of Leek soup, with a floater available
consisting of a vegetable puree.
Steak and beer-braised onion pie.
Barley with Salty Raisins, Cinnamon and Roasted Almonds.
Contact myself at