Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Josephine Blackthorn
Date: July 9 , 2011 until July, 10 2011
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on July 9th 2011
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on July 10th 2011
**Incorrect map, do not use**Fields of Gold Educational Sanctuary
17317 Larch Rd
Telkwa, BC V0J 2X2
Fields of Gold
July 8th, 9th and 10th
Friday- Site opens 4:30 pm
Red Wolf Inn open for supper – beastly stew will be on the
Setup encampments and socializing
7:00 All cars off site, if you are a late comer there will people
assist you at the gate to bring gear down.
8:30 Autocrats announcements
9:00 Bardic fire pit will be lit if people are interested
11:00 Quiet time at the ‘quiet end’ of the site in effect.
12:00 Night bar closes at the RWI.
7:30 RWI open for breakfast
9:00 Breakfast ends Children’s Centres Begin / Silent Auction
Lists open for heavy and rapier tourney
9:45 Armor inspection
10:00 Heavy tourney hosted by Viking
12:00 Gallant thorn and Midsummer Rose (See description below)
12:30 Damsel’s Dishes auction (See description below)
2:00 Rapier armor inspection Children’s Afternoon activities
2:15 Rapier tourney – hosted by Celeste
4:30 Populace’s scavenger hunt
5:30 Set up for potluck (See details below)
8:00 Autocrat’s announcements and presentations or Court Silent
With bardic fire to follow.
11:00 Quiet at the ‘quiet end’
12:00 Night bar closes RWI
9:00 Tir Bannog pancake breakfast.
10:15 Archery inspection
10:30 Archery tourney – hosted by Markus
12:00 Lunch/ site closes officially
12:30 Royal round
1:30 Site cleanup dump run recycling
AM: children are invited to a series of center activities in
morning similar to how it was run last year. Centers will include
making of at least four different period style toys, which they
get to keep.
Big buddies must be with their child at all centers as these
activities will require assistance. If a child arrives without a
buddy they will not be allowed to participate. Big buddies are
asked to make a financial donation to help cover the costs of
children’s activities so we can keep providing them in the
PM the afternoon will include:
Kite flying (wind providing) in the field.
Scavenger hunt – all populace is invited to participate.
Blue helm may be available if the equipment is on site.
Medieval coloring books in the enchanted tree.
Midsummer rose and gallant thorn:
The midsummer rose and gallant thorn are presented annually at
When you win this competition you have the honor of wearing the
and thorn regalia for one year and representing Tir Bannog at
event you attend. You should feel proud of this honor and wear
regalia with pride. If you win you must make sure all regalia
returned to Tir Bannog before the next FOG and decide on what
competition will be for choosing the successor.
This year the midsummer rose has decided she is feeling puckish.
gallant thorn contestants will be chosen first. The Lords will
asked to present a personal Tribute to the Rose. This tribute can
written before the event and brought with you. Lords will be asked
present their piece before the populace where the past Rose will
choose the new Gallant Thorn.
Following that the Ladies of the populace will have an opportunity
woo the Gallant Thorn for the title of Midsummer Rose.
Traditionally FOG hosts their Helm Auction this year to spice
up we will be hosting Damsel’s Dishes.
Lords you will be responsible for bidding on the Ladies this
Ladies please create a lunch basket for you and a bidding Lord.
may want to pack extra as, in the past more than one person has
known to buy a single basket. Maximum bid will be $25.
All proceeds from Damsel’s Dishes will go to the FoGEC and be
for site development.
The silent auction runs all day Saturday from the Autocrats
announcements to the evening announcements. The populace is
to make donations of items to the table and equally invited to bid
the items. All proceeds will go to the FOGEC for site
Each family is asked to bring a dish for the potluck. Please have
card with ingredients listed beside your dish for food allergy
awareness. Guest staying at the RWI have their potluck