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Event Details
The Siege of Castle Theo D'or Event date: September 21st, 2013
Hosted by Canton of Distant Shore - New Glasgow, NS
Event Last Modified: February 18th, 2013
 
Event details
Preliminary Event Announcement

Event:  Siege of Castle Theo D'or
Date:  September 21, 2013
Location:  Lorda site

Greetings one and all from the Canton of Distant Shore.  We would like to extend a warm invitation to all who reside throughout the far reaches of the Barony of Ruantallan, and all of our friends beyond our borders, to join us on Saturday, September 21, 2013 for The Siege of Castle Theo D'or.  Several battles will be fought valiantly throughout the day including a Siege designed by Sir Yessenge.  There will be the annual Silver Arrow archery competition, as well as merchanting and a bring-your-own feast (group barbecue).  The event will be held at the Lansdowne Outdoor Recreational Development Association (Lorda) site located in Landsdowne, Pictou County.

Site Details:  The site opens Saturday morning at 10:00am and closes late Saturday evening at 8:00pm.  For those who wish to camp, there is space available.  The fees listed below do NOT include camping charges.  There is an outdoor sink & faucet with excellent water, privies, a large central fire pit, and plenty of play space for youngsters.  Merchants are most welcome but may need to provide their own tables for setup.  The site is moderately wet.  Pets are allowed.

Event fees are as follows - Adults $8, Children (under 12) $5, Family Rate $20, no charge for infants (under 2).  Event fees are in Canadian dollars.
NMS charges in effect.

Feast:  The feast is a bring-your-own steak, pork chops, sausages, tofu dogs etc.  Barbecues and side dishes will be provided.

Activities:

Heavy fighting including Siege
Fencing
Archery practice
Silver arrow archery tournament
Merchanting
Youth Activities


Staff:

Autocrat and reservations clerk:  M'lady Julienne de Languedoc
Co-Autocrats-Lord Winfryth and Lady Eadwynn
Gatekeeper:  Lady Eadwynn
Rattan:  Lord Ragnarr, Sir Yesennge

Archery:  Lord Wynfrið æt Huntandune and Lady Eadwynn æt Hræfneshyrste
Youth activities:  TBA

Site Opens: 10am AST
Site Closes: 8pm AST

Event Website: TBA

 
Event Location
Landsdown Outdoor Recreational Development Association
1480 Landsdowne Rd
New Glasgow, NS  B0K 2AO
Canada

Directions:
* #1480 - HIGHWAY 289 EAST & WEST, FROM EXIT 20 AT ALMA THROUGH TO BROOKFIELD.

* TURN OFF AT EXIT 20 ON THE T.C.H.  104 AND PROCEED TO UNION CENTER (SALTER RD.) APPROX 5 KMS UNTIL 289 WEST AT UNION CENTER COMMUNITY
HALL.

* PROCEED ON 289 WEST TO LANSDOWNE A TOTAL OF 17 KM FROM EXIT 20 TO LORDA GATE ON LEFT HAND SIDE.

* DO NOT GO OVER RAILWAY TRACKS LANSDOWNE COMMUNITY CENTER IS ON RIGHT (COUNTRY SCHOOL).

FROM THE TRURO AREA, TURN OFF AT BROOKFIELD AND PROCEED ON 289 EAST THROUGH MIDDLE & UPPER STEWIACKE, EAST VILLE UNTIL YOU REACH THE RAILWAY TRACKS AT LANSDOWNE (58 KMS).

* PROCEED APPROX 1 KM AND ON RIGHT HAND SIDE IS LORDA ENTRANCE JUST PAST THE LANSDOWNE COMMUNITY CENTER ON LEFT (COUNTRY SCHOOL).

 
Event Fees
Site : Adults-$8
Children-$5
Children under 2 yrs-free
Family cap-$20

NMS fees apply

Reservations due one week prior to event, Sept 14, 2013

Feast: No feast fee, it's bring your own meat ( or alternative).

Grills, BBQ's, sides and salads will be provided.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc.  Canton of Distant Shore

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Cindy Clifford
230 Fraser Street
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
B2H 4J3

902-695-5662
902-921-0776
cindyclifford5@hotmail.com

Send Reservations to:
Lady Eadwynn æt Hræfneshyrste,
C/O Cindy Clifford
230 Fraser Street
New Glasgow, NS
B2H 4J3

cindyclifford5@hotmail.com

Other Contact Information:
TBA

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