The Shire of Thornwold (Bellingham – Whatcom County, WA )
Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Ursula von Freiburg
Date: May 5 , 2017 until May, 7 2017
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on May 5th 2017
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on May 7th 2017
Deming Logging Faclties
3295 Cedarville Rd
Deming, WA 98226
The Shire of Thornwold warmly welcomes
you to Sir Edward’s Memorial Tournament!
It’s time once
again for the beloved Sir Eddies Tourney! As always, we are going
to be celebrating the old and the new – old favorites and new
friends. Please come join us, rain or shine, to remember what makes
this Shire great and help be a part of even better times to
We are also most honored that their Highnesses Prince Einar and
Princess Tangwyst of Tir Righ shall be joining us!
Adult – $20
weekend, $15 day (minus a $5 discount for current members)
Youths – age 17 and under are free
We also offer a
$2 discount for seniors 65+, active military, and current students!
Must supply current ID to confirm status for discount.
RV cost is $25
for the weekend and is paid directly to the Deming Log Show
12:00 PM – Gate opens for merchants
3:00 PM – Gate opens for general populace
8:00 PM – Torchlight Tourney – Great Shield Pyre by the Fire
10:00 PM – Quiet time begins for quiet camping
1:00 AM – All site quiet time; please no drumming/loud noises past
8:00 AM – Gate opens
10:00 AM – Public Demo begins
-Archery Range opens
-Drop off for Arts & Sciences in the Feast Hall
10:30 AM – Heavy Lists Open
11:00 AM – Heavy Armour Inspection
11:30 AM – Heavy Tourney Begins / Silent Auction Opens
12:30 PM – Rapier Lists Open
1:30 PM – Rapier Amor Inpsection
2:00 PM – Rapier Tourney Begins
4:00 PM – Silent Auction Closes / Public Demo closes
5:00 PM – Court / Feast Hall opens / Gate closes
6:00 PM – Feast Begins; Dessert Auction to follow
Dusk on – Fireside Socializing and Bardic by the Fire Pit
9:00 AM – Pancake Breakfast by donation – near the Tourney
Tourney Field open for pick-ups
Site Closes fully at 3:00 PM – Please make sure to be off site by
Heavy Fighting – The style will be a holmgang
Rapier – The style will be a holmgang tourney.
Archery – The style will be a royal shoot
determined by the TAM.
Arts & Sciences – The format for this
championship is a single entry in any medium, but the theme is new
skills; the entry must be a “new to you” skill that you have
learned or tried new for this project. Documentation will be
Come and compete for a special feather in your cap this year; we
are introducing new regalia! The time-honored regalia is being
retired to the Reliquary display that will be located in the Feast
Hall for all to enjoy.
Tourney and Shield “Recycling”: There
will be a heavy fighting torchlight tourney on Friday night, with a
special bonus light source – we will be having a bonfire to help
“retire” old shields and rattan sticks that are no longer
serviceable. Please bring any shields or organics you wish to burn
(stripped of any non-burnable materials please!) to help feed the
fires of combat for the next season.
Row: Care to
vend at Eddies? We’re happy to have you! The only fee is a small
donation to the Silent Auction. Please contact Jadwiga at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to sign up!
Auction: We will
be holding our famous Silent Auction again near the erics. Come
find some new treasures – but make sure you’ve got that pencil
ready to outbid everyone! We are still accepting donations as well,
if you have anything medieval-looking (or just plain interesting)
that you’d be willing to donate.
Competition: To display the generosity of our dear
Shire, we will be holding a half-dozen derby for largess! No
documentation needed; the items submitted should be six of the same
kind with room for variation in color and pattern. Please note this
is six complete items; for example, six pairs of socks, not six
Our Feastocrats this year are HL Yzabels de
la Costa and HL Jadwiga Radomyskova, and
introducing Ryan and Danielle from Back East BBQ! This savory feast
will be inspired by 14th Century France – tickets are $13.00 (same
as the year!) and will be sold in advance as well as at the gate.
Please contact Khaidu Naranaimorin at moc.nsm@nahKudiahK for
tickets. There will be off board dining available at separate
tables for anyone who’d like to just come enjoy the cozy feast
hall. The feast menu and ingredient list is as follows, though menu
is subject to change based on availability, taste testing, and the
Pita- commercially available
Chickpea Puree: chickpeas, almond oil, lemon juice or wine vinegar,
salt, cinnamon, sage, parsley
Torte of Herbs, Cheese and Eggs: Swiss chard, basil, mint,
marjoram, thyme, eggs, cheese, ginger cinnamon, salt
Roast Chicken with Three Sauces: Cameline, Lazy, and Green
Cameline: bread, red wine, red wine vinegar, cinnamon, ground
ginger, grains of paradise (if available) cloves, nutmeg, pepper
Green Garlic Sauce: garlic, bread, white wine vinegar, lemon juice,
Lazy: Chicken bouillon, ground ginger, Dijon-style mustard, white
Little Delicacies: chicken livers, red wine
Sauce: milk, egg yolk, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, saffron, bread
Boar, or Pork in the style of Boar
Leeks in a White Leek Sauce: Leeks, almonds, butter, vegetable
Sop for a Fish Day:(does not contain fish) water, verjuice,
vinegar, egg yolks, spice powder, breadcrumbs
Fried Turnips: Turnips, vegetable broth, butter
Beef Aigre Douce: beef, beef broth,
onion, parsley, sage, breadcrumbs, pepper, salt, rosemary, oregano
cinnamon, wine vinegar
Rice Pudding: rice, turmeric, butter, almond milk
Mushroom Tart: pastry crust (flour, butter), mushrooms, olive oil,
cheese, ginger cloves cinnamon, sugar, salt
Sallat: commercially available mixed greens
Wafers: flour, sugar, egg
We will also be hosting a dessert
auction at the end of the feast – you won’t want to miss this!
Delicacies from all over will be auctioned off to be split between
the Shire and the Tir Righ Travel Fund. Have something you’d like
to see at auction? Please bring it to the feast hall, labeled with
ingredients, before the feast begins.
will be available from local food truck
Danielle’s Back East BBQ – if you
haven’t had it before, you’re in for a
Breakfast: As if we
haven’t stuffed you enough, we are welcoming you to join us for one
of our newest traditions, the House Rawicz Pancake Breakfast! Have
a warm, hearty meal before the drudgery of tear-down and repacking.
Breakfast will include pancakes (of course), sausage, scrambled
eggs, OJ, and hot water for tea or instant coffee. Breakfast is by
donation, and proceeds will be split between the Shire and the Tir
Righ Travel Fund.
instances in past years, the site has a very firm site token rule.
Your site token must be worn and visible at ALL TIMES. Please make
sure you have your site token before leaving, as it is required for
re-entering the site.
-All animals must be kept on
a leash and with their human friends at all times. Please prevent
surprises to shoes and clean up after your four-legged friends.
-There will be a designated smoking area in the parking lot, near
the sand-filled fire pit. Smoking otherwise is limited to your
campsite, with your neighbor’s permission. For all rules, vaping is
considered a form of smoking, and as with all SCA events, we must
honor Federal Law and as such no marijuana cannot be imbibed at
-All children must remain in view of their parents or guardians.
Guardians must be 18 years or older.
rule, but please remember to wear sunscreen and