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Ildhafn Anniversary Event- a Wintery Bloth

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Location: 
Old St Michael's Church - Corbans Estate Art Centre
426 Great North Rd Henderson
Auckland 0612
Date and Time: 
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 17:00 to 22:00

We invite you to celebrate our Baronial Anniversary with food, dancing and fun!

People having fun 

 

WHAT:   Potluck Dinner, Games & Dancing.

WHEN:   Saturday 26 June 2021. Site opens at 5pm Dinner is at 6pm - Games & Dancing after.

WHERE: Old St Michael's Church in Corbans Estate Art Centre, 426 Great North Rd, Henderson (Detailed directions at end)

 

SCHEDULE:

 

Potluck Dinner 6-7 PM

Games, Dancing, Music and Performances Until 10PM.

Event Requirements:

All revellers are required to bring a plate or dish to enrich our collective table. Try to bring something period (ask the stewards if you would like guidance!) but this is not mandatory. 

You will need to bring your own feasting kit.

If you have any banners or personal devices that you wish to display please bring them along with you to add to the atmosphere of the hall.

The evening wraps up officially at 10pm, as usual, we'll ask everyone to lend a hand packing down: many hands make light work

We look forward to seeing old and new faces and anyone that might like to join us at this time, so please book below, and we will feast, dance and play games into the night.!

If you're new, we can help you with something to wear, feasting kit, and suggestions on what food to bring, please contact the stewards as soon as possible.

Dates and times

Saturday 26th June 2021.  site opens 5pm;  Potluck  from 6pm.  Dancing, Games & Music from then onwards.

Price and bookings

  • Adults: $15 for an adult SCA member, $17 for non-members
  • youth 14 years and under: $5
  • Under 5: Free
  • PLUS a plate for the pot-luck dinner

Please book first, then pay by direct deposit into Ildhafn's bank account. You'll get the account details when you fill in the booking form. Otherwise you can pay cash at the door, but booking in advance is still preferred please, and helps us should contact tracing be needed in future.

>>> Book here!! <<<

Site

  • Old St Michael's Church in Corbans Estate Art Centre, 426 Great North Rd, Henderson, Auckland 0610, New Zealand
    (The entrance is off Mount Lebanon Lane in Henderson. Note this is the OLD St Michaels Church, not the new one on the other side of Great North Road.)
  • Please note no open flames allowed at this site, so no candles, please.
  • Kitchen facilities are very limited, so it's best if you plan to bring something that does not require heating or refrigeration.  Crockpots can be used and are a great option for bringing warm food. If you can bring a serving spoon even better!
  • Public Transport: close to the Henderson Train Station if looking to use public transport.

What to bring:

  • A plate to share
  • Whatever you would like to drink (we will supply water)
  • Feasting kit (plate, bowl, knife, spoon, cup)
  • Period(esque) games
  • Musical instruments
  • Dancing feet!
  • Banners and Paegantry

What NOT to bring:

  • Sadly, the site desn't allow open flames, so please don't bring candles.
  • And as always in this new normal, if you are feeling even slightly unwell, please stay home.  Let us know in advance or on the day, and we will give you a full refund.

 

Interested in performing? Tell us!

We'd like to let people showcase their skills in music, song and dance during the evening depending on who would like to share their talents with us - this will be an informal evening, not a concert, but rather a low-pressure opportunity to share during the evening. To this end, if you have anything you'd like to offer as entertainment or performance, please let the stewards know! Be it song, music, poetry, juggling... we'd love to hear from you! If you would be willing to join in with playing an instrument for live dance music, we'd also love to know. 

If you're interested, please contact Eleanor Hall (steward) to volunteer your skills.

People

  • Steward - Eleanor Hall (Nicola)
  • Deputy Stewards - Sympkyn of the Moor (Ian) 

If you're new:

This is a costumed event - we ask that you wear an attempt at clothes from before 1700 (most people wear medieval or renaissance clothes). If you do not have anything please contact us in advance and we can try to arrange something. If you want to come last minute and don't have anything to wear, we can arrange a tabard for you to wear over your normal clothes.

If you don't have feasting gear (plate, bowl, spoon, knife, cup) please let the Stewards know AHEAD OF TIME and we'll arrange something for you to borrow. There will be water on the tables, but if you want something else to drink, bring it. A jug or a cloth to cover a modern bottle can help keep things looking medieval.

If you have any questions, or would like to borrow costume, or just want to introduce yourself, please contact Eleanor Hall (Steward)