Hartwood Yule


Hosted by Device of Hartwood

The Shire of Hartwood (Nanaimo, Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, BC )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Ulf Traeskaerer
Date: November 25 , 2017
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on November 25th 2017
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Lion’s Club Hall
280 Lions Way Qualicum Bay, BC V9K 2C3

Hartwood’s Yule! A Cornicopia of things to do!

Gate opens at NOON and the fun ends at 10 pm.

The schedule is being submitted to the Royals and will be posted
when it is approved.

A “Learn to do the Fighting Lists” class will be held at 11:30

Please let 
Berribune know if you will be attending class, fee is

We have received word of a very special guest. A friend to our own
Sir Duncan! Sir Brand from the Region of Madrone! He is a very
accomplished Bard, and Wordsmith, and has offered to teach classes,
here is his offerings:

Educational Demonstrations


Metered Poetry
How to present at Court
An Tir & basic SCA History
Irish & Middle Eastern Drum
The Art of Death on the Field

If you are interested in spending some time with GregRobin
Smith-Dig/Sir Brand of Madrone. Please contact Wendy Kennedy
ten.sulet@oruiamw and we will do our best to learn what we can from

A Heavy Practice Tournament! A Rapier Practice

A Bardic Championship is on the line! All Challengers please
contact Lynne Macara. 

Show us your best Yule time crooning, and earn your place in
history as the Hartwood Bardic Champion!
This year�s challenge is to write a filk to the tune of a Yule
time carol or song.

The theme of your creation is up to you, but do remember this is a
family event. Please register with HL Nichola (ten.sulet@arayat) by
November 15th. See if you can take home the belt!

A Craftsman Championship is awaiting
challengers. Jean
 will accept the names of any brave
enough to weather the requirements. 
There will be two stages to this challenge. The first:

You are heading to Yule in the Shire of Hartwood, and you are
bringing a gift for your hosts. The form this gift takes should
reflect your particular talents, and be accompanied by – at least –
very basic documentation. When you present your gift to the 3
judges, you will be expected to explain how you created it, and
defend any non period changes you may have have made to it..

The second:
Will be presented on site, at the event and explained by Lady
Elizabeth Chapman.

Anyone can participate in either challenge but those wishing to
become the Hartwood Craftsman Champion must participate in
The Christmas Tree Trade will be available, if there are any
questions please contact Lynne Macara.

Classes of Dance, Learning to do Lists, and perhaps a few others if
there is time in the King and Queen’s schedule! The Prince and
Princess will also be in attendance!

The feast is potluck, and Chelsea Bourgeault will be arranging the
food and set up. Please contact her to arrange for your

The location is 280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach. The building behind
the main building. 

Tickets will be sold and there are only 100 available! Please
contact Lady Symonne du Bois to acquire tickets.
Pricing: $20 for non members. A discount of $5 for members with
cards. Children under 18 are free, they do require a ticket so
please include when ordering. 
Cheques can be made out to “Shire of


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