FALL BARONIAL 2023


Fall Baronial is an annual event hosted by Bryn Gwlad in the Fall of each year. The event is traditionally held in or around October, though the exact date moves around. Their Excellencies Bryn Gwlad usually select champions for Rapier Combat, Chivalric Combat, and Archery at this event. The event regularly features tournaments all day Saturday and Champion Lists on Sunday. The content, schedule, location, and theme change from year to year.

Prelimenary Schedule (Subject to Change)

Friday
5:00 PM Site Opens

Saturday

8:30 AM – Armor Inspection
9:00 AM- Opening Court
Following Court :
Chivalric Tourney (Bonwicke)
Rapier Tourney (Bonwicke)
Followed by “The Tourney of the Theater of Thalia” Cut and Thrust hosted by Master Etienne de Montagu
Ribbon Challenge Tournament
Thrown Weapons Competiton (Bonwicke)

10:00AM-3:00 PM – Iron Artisan

12:00-2:00PM – Nobles’ Luncheon

12:00-TBD – Archery Competition (Bryn Gwlad)

2:00PM-3:00 PM- “Battle of the Oranges”

2:00PM-4:00PM – Brewing Competition

3:00PM-5:00PM – Classes Begin
Classes in the Hall
A1~ 3pm 4 pm ~H.L. Sosha Lyon’s O’Rourke – Linen Cup covers. Edges, stamping and stitching your way in period to keep bugs and little fingers from your cup.
B1 ~ 4pm – 5pm ~H.L. Sosha Lyon’s O’Rourke -So you have a dish or dishes that you want to take to the next level. Let’s talk Subtleties. How to make the tasty into a show stopper.
B2. ~ 4pm -5pm ~ Dueña Katalina Ana de Salamanca – teaching 3 strand finger weaving
B3~ 4pm-5pm ~ Lady Bianca De Vetori- teaching Wines of the Italian Renaissance, with Tasting- please bring your own glass
B4 ~4pm-5pm ~ Maistreas Meadhbh nī Ruaidh óChonnemara – teaching a New comers Class to event foods 

Outdoor classes
A2 ~ 3pm 4 pm ~ Frú Sigrun Sveinungsdóttir í Biarká- &HL Giulia di Marco Gonzaga Newcomers Basics – Eventing on a budget,
and Josey of Bryn Gwlad teaching -Basic Sewing Skills

6:00PM-7:00PM – Feast

7:00(30)PM-TBD – Evening Court

TBD-End of Night – Dancing / Bardic Circle

Sunday

8:00AM – TBD Opening Court
TBD – Chivalric Tourney (BG)
Rapier Tourney (BG)

When Completed – Closing Court and Scrolls/Awards

Greetings all ! I am Class coordinator for our wonderful Fall Baronial with Bryn Gwlad and Bonwicke !! If you would like to sign up to teach a class, Please click the link below – after you select the spot and save please look to the left and add the class information to the comments box – Class schedule for those who wish to attend will be added later !! if you have any questions please FB ping me , Messenger me, or email me sigrunibiarka@gmail.com

Class Schedule: https://signup.com/go/CrwJqiP

Classes in the Hall
A1~ 3pm 4 pm ~H.L. Sosha Lyon’s O’Rourke – Linen Cup covers. Edges, stamping and stitching your way in period to keep bugs and little fingers from your cup.

B1 ~ 4pm – 5pm ~H.L. Sosha Lyon’s O’Rourke –So you have a dish or dishes that you want to take to the next level. Let’s talk Subtleties. How to make the tasty into a show stopper.

B2. ~ 4pm -5pm ~ Dueña Katalina Ana de Salamanca – teaching 3 strand finger weaving

B3~ 4pm-5pm ~ Lady Bianca De Vetori- teaching Wines of the Italian Renaissance, with Tastingplease bring your own glass

B4 ~4pm-5pm ~ Maistreas Meadhbh nī Ruaidh óChonnemara – teaching a New comers Class to event foods

Outdoor classes
A2 ~ 3pm 4 pm ~ Frú Sigrun Sveinungsdóttir í Biarká- &HL Giulia di Marco Gonzaga Newcomers Basics – Eventing on a budget,
and Josey of Bryn Gwlad teaching –Basic Sewing Skills

For the children and all the children inside of us a humble recreation of one of the Carnival of Ivrea’s time-honored activities “The Battle of the Oranges”.

Teams will be divided into “Aranceri” and “Tyrant’s Henchman”. Vinyl Pit balls will stand in for the Oranges to limit the mayhem (and the mess!)

$10 adult
$5 children
Pre Registration is now closed!

Italian Themed Feast

Antipasto:
Grapes, citrus fruits, mixed nuts, giardiniera (pickled vegetables), salami/prosciutto roses, edible flowers.

Main Course:
Focaccia, chicken & lemon orzo/rice soup, parsley and garlic stuffed eggs, roasted parmesan chickpeas. Garlic infused olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Dessert:
Lemon gelato, strawberry gelato, possibly affogato for head table

Google Map Link
https://tinyurl.com/4kh6tvd4

Directions from Austin:
Take 183 N to FM 1431 W.
Proceed aprox. 27 miles to Co Rd 343 A
Turn left
Site is aprox. 1.5 miles straight ahead

Directions from San Angelo:
Merge onto US-875/US Highway 87 S
Keep straight to get onto US-283 S/US-87 S/N US Highway 87
Bear right onto US-87 S/ US-283-S/N US Highway 87
Keep straight to get onto US-377 S/ US-87 S/US-190 W/ US-283 S/ W Commerce St
Turn right onto US-87 S/US-190 W/US-377 S/ S Bridge St.
Continue on US-377 S/US-87 S/ S Bridge St
Turn left onto TX-71/ State Highway 71
Take the ramp on the right for US-281 N/ S US Highway 281
Turn right onto FM 1421/RM-1431
Turn right onto Walton Rd
Keep Straight to get onto County Road 343
Arrive at County Rd 343 on the right