Canterbury Fayre (Bardic & A&S Defenders)


Hosted by Device of Lions Gate

The Barony of Lions Gate (Vancouver, BC )

Event Summary

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

Event site:
Masonic Hall
508 Agnes Street New Westminister, BC

Canterbury Fayre

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
consist of:

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,
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
Lions Gate

 Canterbury Fayre cost at the

Adult $12

Youth $6

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

Coif making

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.

Banquet Menu

   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.
  Vegetable cassarole
  Armoured Neeps
  Barley with Salty Raisins, Cinnamon and Roasted Almonds.
  Lemon Custard.

Contact myself at moc.oohay@teragramhg
for tickets. I will also be attending fight
practice this Tuesday. I will announce other locations you can find
me as I know them.


Classes are:

11:00-1:00 Medieval Coif Making – HL Tanikh
bint Farida al Bakim – Entranceway off Agnes Street

11:00-1:00 Egyptian Coil Bracelet – HL Aelana
Cordovera – Entranceway  $3

11:00-12:00 Alchemy:Beyond the
Philosopher’s Stone – HL Dr. Carus of Burn Abbey – Library

12:00-2:00 Leather belt-making and tooling –
Master Wilhelm the Far Traveller – Library

12:00-4:00 Period Arrow Making – Lady Jaqueline
Lefleur – Cloakroom $8

12:00-4:00 Leather Tankard Making – Lady Aloise
– Library $10

1:00-4:00 Enameling – HL Eriu og Tlachtga –
Entranceway $4

2:00-3:00 Small leather book-making – Lady Ylas
Annasdoter- Entranceway $5

2:00-4:00 a surprise – Lady Myrrim de Lancaster
– Entranceway $3

3:00-4:00 Stick Weaving – Lady Ylas Annasdoter
– Entranceway $3


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