A bunch of our dancers -- led by Mistress Katherina -- performing under the name Capriol have teamed up with Auckland-based early music group Affetto to put together a show combining sixteenth century music and dance. I had the good fortune to see the first performance last night.
The Ildhafn council has agreed that the time has come to dispose of our Baronial library. This is being done by way of an auction, which will conclude at the Collegium on April 12th.
It was Lochac Heraldry's night of nights, when Karl Faustus ("Fruitbat") von Aachen, Crux Australis Herald, updated his website. Heralds from across the Kingdom were not there and had no idea it was taking place.
The Ildhafn presence at Canterbury Faire was even bigger this year. The sunshades, tables and benches brought by our benevolent Baron and Baroness and by the indefatigable Braythewaytes helped make the Ildhafn encampment a hive of activity.
We're on holiday for summer.
There are still some things happening, but most of Ildhafn's regular activities take a break for December and January: from St Catherine's Faire until after Canterbury Faire.
Since the siege and assault has ceased at Troy, a bold band of Ildhafners went to Innilgard instead. Great Southern Gathering is an annual event that rotates between Innilgard (Adelaide), Ynys Fawr (Tasmania) and Krae Glas (Melbourne), and usually consists of a day of classes and a day of tourneys.
Fencing classes are now on Tuesday Nights, in the City.
Due to a change at City Dance we are moving the mid week rapier class from Wednesday to Tuesday from the first week of September
I am planning on stepping down as Chatelaine at St Catherine's Faire later this year so I am looking for someone enthusiastic to become my deputy for the next few months, to learn the ropes and hopefully make the transition to a new officer much easier.
Dancing is off tonight, as several of the dancers have colds. It'll be on again next week - August the 8th.
Some of the stories previously featured on our website are archived here so that you can look back through them at your leisure.