Weekly Announcements: 5/14

Greetings Bryn Gwlad, Several people that spent time under the baronial pavilion at Queen’s Champion have tested positive for Covid, so HE kolfinna and I will be staying home tonight to be safe until we can do our 5 day incubation test. Everyone please be safe and take whatever safety precautions you feel you need … Read more

5 Important Things you Missed at Business Meeting

Greetings, Bryn Gwlad Couldn’t make it to Nosh and Bevvy? Internet fail you when trying to join? That’s okay, because I have your 5 most important updates from the Bryn Gwlad business meeting on 4/22. Please reach out to the seneschal or HE kolfinna and me with any questions.With joy,Barone Orazio

New Baronial Newsletter and Words from Their Excellencies

Greetings, Bryn Gwlad!Her Excellency kolfinna and I submitted a letter to the populace in The Halberd that we wanted to repost here. There is also a great get to know you article about our new herald, Vászoly “Vash” Báthorij and an original poem. Thank you to Master Rene for all his work putting together our … Read more

Get Ready for Gulf Wars!

Greetings Bryn Gwlad, Hellsgate, and Bardshal! Sharpen your swords and begin provisioning, because it is time to start prepping for war! First things first, if you are joining us at war and have not joined the BG/HG Goes to War Facebook group, please do.  That will be the hub of communication for all things Gulf … Read more

Candlemas 2022 Cancelled Due to Covid Numbers

Good evening, Bryn Gwlad. I am sure many of you have been watching the Austin area covid numbers, as has the Bryn Gwlad financial committee and Candlemas planning team. Unfortunately, due to the high number of hospitalizations the financial committee has voted to cancel Candlemas 2022. We are in discussions with Georgetown to see if … Read more

Reminder: Business Meeting Tonight

Greetings Bryn Gwlad, We will be reviewing our bid for Candlemas tonight and going over our officer reports. Please join as you are able. The zoom information can always be found on the calendar, but is available here as well: Join Zoom Meeting https://arrivelogistics.zoom.us/j/83312139618 Meeting ID: 833 1213 9618 For all those who I will … Read more

Candlemas Needs You! Come hear about recent developments!

Greetings Bryn Gwlad! We had over 30 respondents for our Candlemas survey, one of our better survey responses ever. Some of the major takeaways from the survey:– The populace is not in favor of having an expansion of martial activities at Candlemas– A Majority of respondents want to participate in dance classes and/or a ball … Read more

See you tonight, 11/22 @ 7pm, for business meeting!

Hello Bryn Gwlad! Reminder that our monthly business meeting is tonight at 7pm. We have several events in the coming months as well as the business of the barony to review. Please join this evening to discuss Yule, Candlemas, Sherwood, and more! The details of the business meeting can always be found on the baronial … Read more

See you tomorrow, 11/15, for the Candlemas planning meeting!

Reminder: Tomorrow, 11/15, at 7pm we are having our first Candlemas 2022 prep meeting. Please come attend and bring all your best ideas, excited energy, and/or years of experience to bear on making this Candlemas a great experience for one and all. See you all tomorrow via zoom!https://arrivelogistics.zoom.us/j/84085416765Orazio,BG Seneschal

Candlemas planning meeting Monday, 11/15

Greetings, Bryn Gwlad! I hope you have all recovered from an amazing fall event with our friends from Shadowlands. Thank you again to our phenomenal event stewards and staff! I had a phenomenal time and it was exactly what I needed to reinvigorate my love for the game and my desire to serve this greatest … Read more

Start of the BG blitz!

Greetings, Bryn Gwlad! Tomorrow evening, 10/25 at 7pm is business meeting. At the meting we will be discussing:– Zombie tourney WHICH IS THIS TUESDAY, GET HYPE!!!!– Our joint event with Shadowlands WHICH IS COMING UP ON NOV 6th, GET HYPE!!!(then take a breath and get ready, because then we are ramping back up for)– Yule– … Read more

Fighter Practice and PiP back on! (See you Tuesday, 10/05)

Greetings, Bryn Gwlad! Thank you for your patience and understanding while we waited out the most recent covid spike in the greater Austin area. Austin-Travis County has dropped down to stage 4, so in consultation with the rapier and chivalric marshals, I am reopening Tuesday fighter practice and Populace-in-the-Park. Please make sure you fill out … Read more

Next fall event planning meeting: 08/04 at 7pm

Greetings, Bryn Gwlad! We will be having our next planning meeting for our joint event with Shadowlands this Wednesday at 7pm via zoom. Come hear updates, share your ideas, and get pumped for our next event! Join Zoom Meetinghttps://arrivelogistics.zoom.us/j/92812049494?pwd=VDYzdDJWem1PSzZVVXJjZExuWnpZZz09 Meeting ID: 928 1204 9494Passcode: FallEvent See you Wednesday!Orazio, Seneschal

Fall Joint Event Update: “Asgardian Field Day”

Thank you so much to everyone who has attended our first two meetings. I am very excited to see how the Asgardian field/fjord day theme is coming together. However, we are still sourcing a site, key staff, and working out individual activity plans. If you are interested in helping out please contact me or attend … Read more

Fall Event Planning Meeting 07/05 at 7pm

Greetings Bryn Gwlad! We will be meeting on zoom this upcoming Monday, July the 5th to start work our fall event. Things we will discuss:SitesThemeCompetitionsCampingAnd more! Pull out all those favorite sites, kooky themes, and crazy competition ideas you been thinking about and we can work together to put together a great joint event with … Read more

In-person events are happening! Here is what you need to fill out to participate.

Greetings Bryn Gwlad! In order to comply with society requirements for in person activities, I have created the following form that all participants will need to fill out when attending any local meeting, guild event, practice, or revel. The form asks for your SCA and mundane name as well as a good contact number and … Read more

Populace in the Park is back June 1st (and other reopening updates)

Greetings Bryn Gwlad, Based on recent guidance from the kingdom seneschal and the vote of the populace at business meeting, we are restarting Populace in the Park, or PiP, to coincide with rapier and chivalric practice on Tuesday nights. The first PiP will be June 1st, watch the calendar for official details and please reach … Read more

Fall Event Survey, Tell us What you Think!

Greetings Bryn Gwlad, As discussed at the March business meeting, here is the survey to help guide our discussions on what kind of event we want to have this fall. Apologies on the delay getting this out. Please fill this out some time before business meeting this upcoming Monday. hard URL: https://forms.gle/CETVEp1ev7jRmwCN6 See you all … Read more

In-person activity update

Greetings Bryn Gwlad! I have an update on the Baronial reopening plan. Shortly after business meeting the southern regional seneschal received an appeal and, in consultation with the kingdom seneschal and Crown, decided to approve the appeal. This means that the Baronial reopening policy has been overturned. I have reached out to the martials and … Read more

Covid 19 Update for the Barony

Greetings, populace and friends of Bryn Gwlad! I am writing you to provide an update on the state of activities within the barony and our plans locally for when we will resume in-person activities. Currently, Bryn Gwlad just entered our second week at phase 1 on the Ansteorran Martialate Practices Reopen Plan. The officers of … Read more

Update on in-person events

Greetings Bryn Gwlad! I have an update from the SCA’s board of directors concerning events for the rest of the year. To read their full resolution you can find it here. The long and short of it is there will be no in-person kingdom-level events through January 31st. I know this is disappointing but it … Read more