Spring Tea & Pillage Practice

 

Event Steward: Dezzrianne Draganova 'doch

Event Summary:

Date: May 5 , 2006 until May, 7 2006
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on May 5th 2006
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on May 7th 2006

Event site:
Camp Gillwell Boy Scout Camp
Fort Qu'Appelle, SK

Click here for more information about this location such as site amenities, rules, and restrictions.



Have you been to Spring Tea and Pillage Practice? To pillage and to drink tea all in the same event! Preposterous! Indeed it is true. In fact, we will also be hosting Sigelhundas’ Heavy and Archery Champions Tourneys.

The Pillage Practice site is located at Camp Gillwell in the Qu’Appelle Valley and is one of the most peaceful, scenic event locations close to Regina. In the center of camp is the Great Hall with an inviting fireplace as well as an outdoor fire pit near by to keep you toasty. As the nights can be frosty, we ask you to come and practice your bardic skills to entertain others either inside the hall or at the bonfire, with the bonfire being lit just before dark.

The site boasts two large heated cabins that sleep 14-16 people each. There are no beds, so some sort of sleeping mat may be appropriate if you are not interested in sleeping on the wooden floor. If you are hearty enough there is space available for tents – be sure to bring extra bedding! The nights can be chilly! Depending on the number of people who attend the event, the main hall may be used for sleeping, but this will be at the discretion of the autocrats.

Merchants are welcome to set up their wares in the afternoon, and there is no charge for tables, so bring all you wish!

If you are not in the mood to bring rations for Saturday evening, there will be a tavern style feast available for a small fee. This feast will include a beef stew, dried fruits, breads and dessert.

As to showers there are none on site, but we have obtained a motel room approximately 10 minutes (by car) from the site. It can be used by anyone who wishes. We ask that you bring your own towels and be respectful of others who wish to use it after you. Anyone may use the kitchen sink for his or her morning routine. Again, please clean up behind yourself.

The Very Flexible Schedule:

Friday: Site opens at 4 p.m. There are no specific activities scheduled for Friday Night other than practicing your bardic skills at the bonfire. If you wish to host an activity please contact the autocrat.

Saturday: 10:30am – Rapier play for those who are interested in getting together to fight rapier are welcome to armour up and prepare for the summer rapier season.

11:00 a.m. (ish) – Shire Archery Champion Tournament (Information to follow)

1:00 pm – Shire Heavy Champion Tournament (Information to follow)

3:00pm – (or when the Heavy Tournament ends) Afternoon Tea served at the Main Hall (Complimentary)

**Children’s Activities to be held through out Saturday. Please contact Autocrat for more information.**

6:00 – 8:00 – Tavern Style Feast

Sunday: Site closes at 12:00pm

Site Fee:

Adults: $7.00 for the Saturday only
$17.00 for the weekend
Children (5-12): $3.00 for Saturday
$7.00 for the weekend
Children 5 and under are free

** Please contact the Autocrat for family rates for family of 4 or more.**



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