Coronation Spring 2011

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Location: Carreg Wen
Live Oak Camp
Date: 6/4/2011

Coronation of Edward III and Mora III.


From the Crown Prints

Event steward: Sir Edward Oakenheart

The Shire of Carreg Wen would like to invite you to join us in the beautiful hills above Santa Barbara for Coronation and Queen’s Champion in June. This will be a camping event held at Live Oak Camp, the same site at which the King’s Hunt event is held.

Schedule for the Weekend:

The Site will open at 12:00 on Friday, June 3rd
Opening Court Saturday: 11:00
Opening Court Sunday: 10:30
Site will close at 7:00 pm on Sunday, June 5th.

The activities on Saturday will include the Final Court, Coronation, and First Court. Please be aware the Courts will be held outside. There are many trees and much shade, but the ground will be dirt and grass. You will need to bring your own chairs for this event. Saturday evening there will be a feast followed by dancing.

The cost of the feast will be $10 and will be prepared by Sir Jamal Damien Marcus.

Feast Menu for Coronation:

This menu is subject to changes due to cost, availability, proper flavor/color combinations and chef’s whim.

If you plan to attend feast and have any dietary restrictions (allergies or religious not preferences) please let the Feast steward or Autocrat know at least 1 week ahead of time, and he will let you know if any reasonable accommodations can be made.

Pt 1: the Journey Bizcoche, tocino, queso, olivos, vinagre, aceite – hardtack, dried meat, cheese, olives, vinegar, olive oil

Pt. 2: Local Fruit ensalada de frutas (fruit salad) made with pina (pineapple), cherimoya, banana(?), guayaba (guava), limon (lime) con chile(chili) y sal (salt),

Pt. 3: Making use of what we have olla podrida (spiced meat stew), arroz (rice), wilted mixed spring greens, bolillos (baguette)

Pt. 4: Foraging & making a new home Carne asada (grilled bnls beef short ribs), con huancaina o mojo (with spicy garlic sauce), pan de bono (cassava & cheese bread) mushrooms cooked with garlic & sweet basil, yams & sweet onions (?) or some other starch and peas w/summer savory

Pt. 5: Settled in Drinking chocolate. Fried Plantains with rum and sugar

Please e-mail feast reservations to the autocrat.

Sunday we will be running ALL of the Queen’s Champion Tournaments. Yes, you heard right; the site has the capabilities of running all the tourneys on the same day. So after an evening of festivities and camping, join us for Heavies, Rapier, Youth, Equestrian, Archery, and Thrown Weapons Queen’s Champion competitions.


From Lachlan of Cromarty

The event announcement states that the coronation would be outdoors and that all of the Queen's champion tournaments would be held at the site. The weather did not cooperate with this. A constant drizzle required that coronation be held under the ramada and the archery and thrown weapons tournaments weren't held. Before the event, the equestrian championship needed to be canceled as well to safeguard the health of the horses from a virus outbreak. >sigh< Despite all of this, the armored combattants seemed to enjoy crashing about in the rain, and the rapier tournament was successfully completed in a corner of the ramada.


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