The Principality of Tir Righ
The Barony of Lions Gate (Vancouver, BC )
Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Jaqueline Lefleur
Date: August 23 , 2013 until August, 25 2013
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on August 23th 2013
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on August 25th 2013
23448 105th Ave.
Maple Ridge, BC V2W 1G3
Tir Righ August Investiture Barony of Lions Gate August
23-25, 2013 Vancouver, BC The Barony of Lions Gate invites you
to witness the first investiture of the second decade for the
Principality of Tir Righ! Rejoice as Ulfgar Hjartar Bani
Thorvaldsson and Juahara al Azin ascend to the Storm Thrones.
Witness the Final Court of Their Highnesses Prince Christian Bane
and Princess Heléne d’Anjou and the Investiture of the
Discover who will become the next Scorer (target archery
champion) and Scourge (heavy champion) of Tir Righ.
Also for your enjoyment:
target archery arcuarius tournament – not an arcuarius, become an
arcuarius-for-a-day; archery night shoot (glowing rings!)
rapier cadet’s tournament and White Scarf invitational
A&S displays and Guilds
three days of classes
Terrific Ten Tir Righ artisan competition (like the Dirty Dozen
Donation Derby, but with ten items!)
Book silent auction
Tir Righ Officer Scrum – like a meet and greet – Ever wonder how
Tir Righ ticks? Who are the cogs that keeps our game running
smoothly? Find out and chat informally with the officers of the
children’s events – Friday night games classes, Saturday games
competition, Saturday Heraldic treasure hunt and Sunday IKAC
Bardic square and Bardic Busking in Tir Righ square!
and come spend your coin on the fine wares of our talented
Adults $20 (plus $5 NMS for adult non-members) Youth 13-18 $10
Children 0-12 free. Family cap $60. Merchants fee $10 or donation
of an item.
No day-only fee. US $ at par. Make cheques payable to “Barony of
Jaqueline Lefleur (Kirsten Masse)
778-355-4906 (no calls after 9:30 pm, please)
Albion Fair Grounds 23448 – 105 Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC,
Opens 3 pm Friday, closes 5 pm Sunday.
This is a dry site.
Smoking in designated areas.
Off-leash dog run from 6 am to 10 pm. Please pick up after your
animal and deposit in the appropriate recepticle. Keep you pets
leashed or caged outside the dog run.
Site has potable water, sinks, flush toilets and showers.
Garbage bin and containers on site; recyclables will be
collected at gate departure for donation.
Limited RV parking.; please contact event steward for more
Fire regulations: currently only portable campfire units with
gas or liquid fuel with a flame below 6″ are permitted. Place on
gravel or a non-burning surface like tile. No wood or sparking
campfires. No tiki torches. Candles are permitted.
The site has an unfenced creek running through it. It is slow,
but heavily screened by brush and bushes. Please mind your young
A mother bear and her two cubs have been sighted in the area.
Consider keeping aromatic foods in your vehicle overnight.
1500 Gate opens for populace – drop off your Token competition
1800 Friday classes
Games with Maighstir
Uilliam – children and adult
2030 Torchlight archery shoot
1000 Pelican meeting
1000 Opening of archery lists
1030 Closing of archery lists
1100 Opening Court
Invocation of the
lists for Archery
1130 Archery Championship Begins
Terrific Ten Favorite
Fundraiser station opens (small covered picnic area)
Book silent auction
opens (small covered picnic area)
A&S and Guild
display opens (small covered picnic area)
Classes (to 1400)
(covered picnic area)
Games board decorating
competition (covered picnic area)
Treasure hunt station opens (at Heraldry point)
1130 Tir Righ Officer Scrum (to 1230)(covered picnic area)
1300 Archery finals
1400 Final Court of Their Highnesses Christian and
Terrific Ten Favorite
1600 Investiture Court of Heirs
1730 Dinner (or upon completion of Court)
Cadet’s Tourney (Riding
Evening classes (to
2000) (covered picnic area)
tournament (small covered picnic area)
2000 Knight’s Torchlight Invitational (Riding ring 1)
White Scarf Invitational
(Riding ring 2)
2130 Eric Party (Riding ring 1)
900 lists open for Tir Righ Heavy Championship
930 Lists close
930 Armour inspection
1000 Sunday opening court
Invocation of heavy
1030 Tourney for Tir Righ Heavy Champion (Riding ring 1)
1100 Children/Youth/Yeoman IKAC fun shoot
SCA Garage Sale
Fundraiser (small covered picnic area)
Sunday classes (to
1230 Arcuarius Target Archery Tourney (archery range)
1400 Closing Court
1700 Site Closes (garbage in the bin and drop off your
Please forward freely to local groups.
All the classes will be held in the larger picnic shelter (other
than special location classes like the intro to Target Archery
The guild displays, arts and science competitions, book sale, SCA
Garage sale, and Officers scrum are all going to be held in the
smaller picnic shelter (holds 9 tables) at different times on
In Service Aelana Cordovera
FRIDAY 6 – 8 pm
Games – Uilliam mac Fearchair mhie Gillie Aindreas
Wool Applique – Tanikh bint Farida al Bakim
SATURDAY 11:30 – 2 pm
Ylas Annasdottir – Finger weaving at Guild Display
Myrrim de Lancaster – Metal Decoration at Guild Display
Marie – Scribal at Guild Display
Rolled Hems for Veils or Handkerchiefs – HL Tanikh bint Farida al
SATURDAY 6:30 – 8 pm
Alchemy – Dr Carus
Medieval Cooking – M. Tomas de Montroig
Intro to Beadwork – Gekko Keychain – HL Wymarcha Hektanah
SUNDAY 11 am – 2 pm
Nalbinding – HL Ceridwen Ravenhawk
Bookbinding – HL Aelana Cordovera
Basic Norse Wire Weaving Dame Elena de Maisnilwarin
Length: 2 hours Cost: Free Min 1 student, max 6
Description: Learn the basic techniques of Norse wire weaving.
Materials for working in class and a handout will be provided.
Students can bring needle nose pliers and wire cutters if they
them. Note that this class does not include findings. Please, no
children under 14
Beginners Nalbinding HL Cerridwen Ravenhawk of Conway
2 hours $5 min 2 max 5
Bring nalbinding needle or borrow instructor’s, scissors,
Students will learn how to do one stitch and work on a project. A
hand out and wool will be provided.
Introduction to Alchemy, by Dr. Carus of Burn Abbey
2 hrs, $1 per student for the handout Min 1, max 6
Its major goals, methods, achievements, texts and personalities,
from Ancient to Early Modern times; notes provided.
Each student should bring a pen or pencil.
Intro to Bead Weaving – Bead Gecko Wymarcha Hektanah Doiron
Cost: $1 for beads and key ring.
Free if you bring your own beads and string.
Learn the basic moves to freehand (no loom) a bead gecko, from
which a variety of other figures can be made. A handout with other
figures to try on your own will be provided.
Age 5+ (I have large plastic pony beads for kids, and seed beads
Intro to Bookbinding Aelana Cordovera
(2 hours) Max 8 Cost $ 7 for extensive handout and supplies
includes making a basic
floralegium (soft cover book) as well as a discussion of historical
materials and technniques. Samples of different structures will be
available to examine. Students will fold paper into quires, sew and
cover a basic paper book.
All materials and tools will be supplied, but students may
ruler, pencil, bone folder, triangle, awl if they have them on
Knotwork Designs for paper, embroider or metal D. Elena de
Learn how to design these complex patterns for scrolls, embroidery
or metal work. All tools and Materials will be provided Min 2 max 8
Rolled Hems HL Tanikh bint Farida al bakim
2 hours $ 1.50 for handout and cost of linen handkerchief min 1
Students should bring fine needles, thimble, white thread, linen, a
small dish for water (drink mug will do).
This class will cover 3 methods of making rolled hems for various
weights of cloth, from fine silk through fine and heavy linen to
woolProjects can be hankies for largess or a veil or hankie for
hours Free min 4 – max 30
member of the SCA for over 40 years the instructor has lived in
three kingdoms and has visited all but one (Lochac). Mundanely an
anthropologist, Dame TSivia invites all and sundry to discuss the
differences between kingdoms, from “Count/ess by courtesy” to
“King’s Word is Law” and sumptuary laws. Some differences
will surprise, others will entertain, and all prove that our
Society is indeed, a family of diverse and wonderful cultures which
embody The Dream.
there is time remaining Dame TSivia will also give attendees
suggestions on how to phrase their SCA experience for their mundane
Discussion of examples from the instructor’s cookbook. Suggested
reading handout. A limited number of copies of the instructor’s
cookbook will be available on-site for $12 (US/CAN).
Target Archery Marshalling – Archery Marshalling Intro M John
MacAndrew – CANCELLED
Must have an archery background and be SCA memebers in order to
receive their marshals cards.
Bring archery gear if you have it but not required.
Wool Appliqué Embroidery HL Tanikh bint Farida al bakim
2 hours $2.50 for handout and supplies
Examples from Coptic tombs to Elizabethan furniture have been found
using this technique. Learn how easy it is to do the type of
needlework used to make Cometessa Morgaine’s Coronation
Students may bring a small hoop, tapestry needles (sharps &/or
blunts) and if you have them, scraps of wool fabric and tapestry