Kingdom Heraldic Symposium


and Device of Fire Mountain Keep

The Shire of Fire Mountain Keep (Lewis county, WA ) – INACTIVE

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Macha of Mountain Edge
Date: November 5 , 2011
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on November 5th 2011
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Newberg Community Center
504 Second Street Newberg, OR 97132


Conflicts Allowed

The Shire of Mountain Edge (Yamhill County, OR) invites you to
the 2011 Kingdom Heraldic Symposium, an event hosted by the Shire
in celebration of An Tir’s 30th year as the most
glorious Kingdom in the Known World!

Heralds near and far – come ye to the classes prepared for you
on Saturday and the Heraldic Consultation and Research Techniques
small groups on Sunday. Contact Argent Scroll gro.acs.ritna@llorcs-tnegra 
 for the class information (or to volunteer to teach a class).
Pre-registration is NOT required but we encourage pre-registration
for classes by email to Argent Scroll. The autocrats would much
appreciate an email from attendees in order to plan the snacks and
the light lunches (included in the site fee). Please advise the
autocrats in that email of any dietary restrictions you may have.
Allergen alerts: both sites have peanuts/peanut oil/peanut butter
exposure “opportunities” and the Sunday site also has dog, cat,
horse, sheep, and llama dander on site as well as a fine crop of
summer grasses and late summer weeds.

Check the Shire Web site for information on schedule, places to
stay (and eat!) in Newberg OR, etc.

Please contact the autocrats if you are in need of crash space
for Friday and/or Saturday nights.

Community Center site opens at 9AM on Saturday and closes at
6:00 pm on Saturday. Sunday site opens at 9AM and closes at 5PM.
Wireless Internet access is provided at Sunday site for heraldic

NOTE: $5.00 NMS fee applies to all non-member adults.

Site Fee – Covers both days: 

Adults: $15.00

Youth ages 12-17   $10.00

Children 11 and under – no fee

Make checks payable to “Shire of Mountain Edge, SCA Inc.”

Symposium Schedule 2011

A note there are three class spaces and one is upstairs with
only stair access.

10 AM


Min 3 Max 10 $10 fee to be paid to teacher at the start of

Teacher HL Anastasia Komnene


Baroness Kateline MacFarlane, OP, Mano d’Oro
Herald, Sable Mountain Herald for Their Majesties Thorin &

What qualities do Their Majesties need and look for in a Court
Herald?  What bad habits have you developed?  What good
habits have you not mastered?  

This will be a frank discussion about why who is and, more
importantly, who isn’t chosen to herald for the Crown.
 Discussion will be based on the first section of Don’t
Panic – the Pocket Guide to Court Heraldry, which was
developed with the help of many royal retinues, and on comments
received from past Royalty.  Please bring an open mind, a
willingness to learn and note taking materials. 

Minimum 1, no maximum, no fee.

11 AM 


(this class will be held upstairs – not ADA accessible)

Ever been herald in charge and not know what to do with town
cry? Do you hate sending town cries every 10 minutes? This class
will help give you some tips and tools to help town cry go smoother
at small and large events.

Min 1- Max 10

Teacher – HLConstance Wyatt 


LUNCH  BREAK FOR EVERYONE =) – light lunch provided by the


Intermediate Voice Heraldry — Making Your Voice Work
for You

Instructor: HL Natasha Orionova Zateeva

Cost: $3

Class size: 1 min/ 10 max

If you are a voice herald, or would like to be, this class will
help you understand how to make your voice work for you. We will
work to identify and refine the skills needed to make a more
theatrical, and thus more interesting, court, field, or town cry

Proposed subjects for discussion include projection versus
volume, proper breathing, voice inflection, vocal timbre,
vocabulary, and making boring announcements interesting.

Students should bring note-taking materials and be ready to make
some noise!

This is a four hour class and ends at 5PM.


This class will be held upstairs. This is not an ADA-accessible
class. Please contact the autocrat prior to the event if special
arrangements need be made.

In this class, we’ll look at period examples and current
precedent to help figure out how to create award and order names
that will pass quickly and easily.

Min 1  Max 10

Teacher Juiliana Pelican


Instructor will give information on achievements for An Tir
armigerous awards, various examples of heraldic achievements in
manuscripts and medieval documents, and examples of achievements
for non-heraldic cultures as well as lead a discussion on how to
put it all together. Handout/CD $1.00. Students should bring note
taking materials and are recommended to bring a registered device
of someone they know who has as a minimum an AoA (higher award is

Min 3 Max 12

Teacher Dame Tamlyn of Wyntersea



This class will look at ways to clear conflict under the SCA
rules, but staying within period style.  We will be looking at
creating CDs beyond the addition of a bordure or a chief while
keeping as much integrity of the client’s desired arms as

Teacher  HL Richenda du Jardin


This class will be held upstairs. This is not ADA accessible
-please contact the autocrat prior to the event is you need

This class will cover how to be the herald in charge and run
heralds point. This won’t cover Town cry, field, or court
heraldry other than how to organize them and to delegate.

Min 1 max as many as want to take it. Please bring note taking

Teacher  Meadhbha Argent Scroll



This class will be held upstairs. This is not ADA
accessible -please contact the autocrat prior to the event is you
need accomodation.

This class will cover the basics of designing a coat of arms and
blazon and then play around with creating and coloring devices.

Min 1 Max 10

Teacher Earc Mountain Edge


IMPORTANT: the entire Sunday site is an equestrian practice site
(per SCA insurance) and therefore everyone must sign the equestrian
waiver at gate (even though there is no separate charge for
Sunday). IF you are bringing a minor for whom you are not the
parent or legal guardian, you must bring with you all the paperwork
required for any event PLUS the parent or legal guardian’s
signature on the Oregon equestrian roster-style waiver. Please
contact the autocrat if you need that emailed to you.

MORNING: Site opens at 9AM

Small group meetings and possible heraldic consults (Internet
access available) – please confirm with Argent Scroll

10AM Black Lion Meeting

NOON: light lunch for participants

1:30 PM to 4PM


Minimum students: 1

Maximum: 8 ( 2 horses available that are safe, possibly a third)
so we need to make sure everyone it at least comfortable being led
in the ceremonial fashion if they aren’t riders. It really CAN be
safe and fun, please consider trusting your Equestrian Marshall in
Charge at the event)

Recommended: closed toe shoes with heels, for adults there are
loaner safety helmets if needed (some life insurance policies
require those).

IMPORTANT: Anyone under 18 MUST have their parent/legal guardian
present and the parent/legal guardian must ensure they have closed
toe heeled foot gear and approve (ideally provide) the required
safety helmet for their minor. 

Wear clothes that can get dirty.

Teacher HL Macha the Determined

Event Stewards:

Saturday site – HL Macha the Determined (Marti
Bancroft), 23205 Mountain Top Rd., Newberg, OR 97132, 503-703-4056,

Assistant and Sunday site – Bantiarna
(Lady) Mael Brigte ingen Amirgen, 541-517-7741, moc.liamtoh@3jols

Newberg Information: A Map Will Provided With Site


Best Western, 2211 Portland Road, Newberg, OR, (503)
537-3000, – 1
mile from site

Shilo Inn, 501 Sitka Avenue, Newberg, OR, (503)
537-0303, – .9
mile from site

Travelodge Suites, 2816 Portland Road, Newberg, OR
97132, (866) 537-3777 , – 1.3
miles from site

Restaurants (all within walking distance of site: 4
blocks or less)

Painted Lady, 201 South College Street, Newberg,
OR, (503) 538-3850,

The Coffee Cottage, 808 East Hancock Street, Newberg,
OR, (503) 538-5126,

Domino’s, 717 E 1st St, Newberg, OR, (503)

Vineyard Steak House, 607 East 1st Street, Newberg,
OR, (503) 538-8463

Golden Leaf Thai Cuisine, 505 East 1st Street, Newberg,
OR, (503) 538-7515,

Cancun Restaurant, 714 E 1st St, Newberg, OR, (503)

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