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Gyldenholt-Lyondemere Yule 2020, Sat Dec 5

Gyldenholt-Lyondemere Yule 2020

Saturday, December 5, 2020 – Virtual Event from 5-9 PM (Pacific)

The Barony of Gyldenholt is pleased to host the annual Gyldenholt-Lyondemere Yule 2020. Although our baronies may not meet in the flesh, we have engaged a capable mage who will use their magical Zoom device to allow us to partake in revelry while also attending to the health and safety of all.

Theme: History!
Date: December 5, 2020
Time: 5 PM to 9 PM
Event fee: $0

Schedule of Events

  • 5:00 PMArrive at the Main Zoom-Room. From there you will meet up with friends in a Table Zoom-Room.
  • 5:20 PM – Everyone at the Main Zoom-Room for Opening Court
  • 5:50 PMWassail song (see below for particulars)
  • 6:00 PM – Go back to your Table Zoom-Room to eat and socialize with your group.
  • 7:00 PMActivity Zoom-Rooms open. People can either go directly to one of the activity Zoom-Rooms, or can come back to the Main Zoom-Room to get directions to an activity Zoom-Room they would like to attend.
  • 8:00 PMBardic Competition.

Room Descriptions

Besides the delight of each other’s company, we will have the following.

Main Zoom-Room. Arrival, court, wassail song, directions.

Table Zoom-Rooms. These rooms are primarily for socializing during the dinner hour. Since Zoom allows the room attendees to move at will, these room can be used for small group chats anytime. Switching between tables is not only possible, but encouraged!

Activity Rooms

Castle Tour Zoom-Room. If you have something you’d like to share, this room will be used to provide others a tour of your castle.

Scribal Zoom-Room. THL Valeria Cabrielli will be teaching a scribal class.
Medieval Trivia Zoom-Room will be hosted by Duke John Ap Gwydhaff of Holdingford. And Lady Dyrfinna Valsdottir. Get your game face on!

Code Names Zoom-Room. Still in Beta, but a fun game for two teams.

Jackbox Party Zoom-Room. Lord Thomas Graunt will host. Participants only need a phone or tablet to participate.

Pictionary Zoom-Room. This room will have a host to provide the words. Expect a few medieval words sprinkled into the mix.

Kitchen Zoom-Room. This room is for things pertaining to cooking and recipes.

Bardic Zoom-Room. Lord Silenous from Lyondemere will be hosting.

Because the Table Zoom-Rooms will remain open for the entire evening, please feel free to use them for such things as: children’s meet-up rooms, general chat rooms, etc.

Some particulars: If you would like to add a bit of Historical Holiday Cheer, some of our members have graciously submitted such for your gastronomical enjoyment. You might want to take photos to share during the event.

We will be singing along to the Wassail song. Master Beorn of the Northern Seas has graciously accepted Their Excellences’ invitation to lead the song. Sing along with Master Beorn (on mute to avoid the atrocities of Internet-lag!)

Baroness Asakura no Mashi has found some wonderful coloring pages about the Middle Ages that children (or adults) will enjoy.

For those looking for a bit more of a challenge, Baroness Arwen Baird of Lyondemere has found some holiday patterns.

Space is limited to 100 Zoom participants (with each device/computer, not person, being one participant).

Please RSVP by email to: yule@sca-gyldenholt.org. Let us know how many Zoom participant slots you require.

The Zoom link will be provided in this Facebook event on the day of the event.

Your Event Stewards are: Lady Dyrfinna Valsdottir and Lady Muriel O’Dooley. For questions or comments, email to the above address.

Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/745638169356191/

Lyondemere’s Halloween Boo-and-Tell – Fri Oct 30 at 7 PM

SLOVENIA – MAY 03: Death accompanying a merchant and a wealthy banker, Dance of Death (1490), detail from the frescoes by Janez Iz Kastva, Trinity Church, Hrastovlje fortified church, Slovenia. Detail. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

Lyondemere’s Halloween Boo-and-Tell

Date and Time Changed!

Fri Oct 30, 2020 from 7-11:45 PM

Zoom Event Online

The spookiest time of the year is upon us. Time to celebrate All-Hallow’s Eve! Come join the Barony of Lyondemere on Friday, October 30 online to celebrate all things Halloween via Zoom.

The Boos!

Costumes Galore! Costumes from Atilla’s Hordes to the Zombie Apocalypse on Mars are encouraged. From cute to scary, and everything in between, amaze us! Dress up your desktop and background to match for added Halloween fun. (Costumes are not limited to historically accurate impressions)

Show us your Haunt! Make an All-Hallow’s Eve decoration. Cute or scary, large or small, if it makes us smile or gives us chills, something to decorate your Hall.

Gordes gone Wild: Jack O’Lantern decoration.

There will be quizzes and silly games during the event, as well as a Halloween Scavenger Hunt. Winners of contests will receive a prize from Their Excellencies, Guillem and Arwen (to be delivered via post after the event)

The Tells!

A Spooky Bardic will top off the evening. Ghost stories, songs, and poetry, are all welcome! Bring out your macabre bardic entries (keep “family friendly” in mind).

Schedule

  • 7 PM – All the contests, games, and quizzes
  • 8 PM until ??? – Bardic starts

Zoom links will be published before the event in the FB Group, or you can request the link by writing to seneschal@lyondemere.org

Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/949358438894014/

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup – Wed, Oct 7, 2020, 7 PM

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
7-9 PM (Pacific)

Let’s catch up. What are you working on? How are you doing? What are you brewing, spinning, writing, painting… I hope to see you all there (virtually, at least!)

Zoom link will be posted the day of the event in the FB Group, or you can request the link by writing to seneschal@lyondemere.org

Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2803769359949128/

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup – Wed, Sep 23, 2020, 7 PM

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
7-9 PM (Pacific)

Let’s catch up. What are you working on? How are you doing? What are you brewing, spinning, writing, painting… I hope to see you all there (virtually, at least!)

Zoom link will be posted the day of the event in the FB Group, or you can request the link by writing to seneschal@lyondemere.org

Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2803769366615794

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup – Wed, Sep 9, 2020, 7 PM

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
7-9 PM (Pacific)

 
Let’s catch up. What are you working on? How are you doing? What are you brewing, spinning, writing, painting… I hope to see you all there (virtually, at least!)

Zoom link will be posted the day of the event in the FB Group, or you can request the link by writing to seneschal@lyondemere.org

Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2803769363282461/

Lyondemere Bardic Circle – Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 7 PM

Lyon Bardic Circle (Virtual)

Friday, September 18, 2020, 7-10 PM (Pacific)

Pour a glass, pull up a chair, log into your browser, and warm up your voices, sackbuts, crumhorns, and hurdy gurdies! Silenus of Mycenae, the current Lyon Bard of Lyondemere, will lead us in an online bardic circle. We hope you will join us, even if it’s just to listen!

The format will be Perform, Pick, or Pass. All forms of bardic arts are welcome.

You do not need to live in the Barony of Lyondemere to participate! We want to see all of you whom we miss so much. Bring a friend!

Please join us!

  • Image is a detail from Perseus Frees Andromeda, 1510-1515 by Piero di Cosimo
  • This is not an official “event.” There will be no opening or closing court nor any official business.

Zoom meeting information: We’ll release the password an hour before our event starts! You can get the password from the Facebook group OR  you can request the link by writing to seneschal@lyondemere.org

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1218638995162884/

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup – Wed, Aug 19, 2020, 7 PM

Lyondemere Zoom Meetup

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
7-8 PM (Pacific)

We missed a few there. Let’s get back to catching up! Nothing formal, just to say hi, catch up, and talk about whatever we want!

Zoom link will be posted the day of the event in the FB Group, or you can request the link by writing to seneschal@lyondemere.org

Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/326034405416821/

 

Lyondemere Bardic Circle – Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 7 PM

Lyon Bardic Circle (Virtual)

Friday, August 21, 2020, 7-9 PM (Pacific)

Pour a glass, pull up a chair, log into your browser, and warm up your voices, sackbuts, crumhorns, and hurdy gurdies! Silenus of Mycenae, the current Lyon Bard of Lyondemere, will lead us in an online bardic circle. We hope you will join us, even if it’s just to listen!

The format will be Perform, Pick, or Pass. All forms of bardic arts are welcome.

You do not need to live in the Barony of Lyondemere to participate! We want to see all of you whom we miss so much. Bring a friend!

Please join us!

  • *Image is a detail from Perseus Frees Andromeda, 1510-1515 by Piero di Cosimo
  • **This is not an official “event.” There will be no opening or closing court nor any official business.

Zoom link will be posted the day of the event in the FB Group, or you can request the link by writing to seneschal@lyondemere.org

Facebook Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/3088117367904750/

Lyondemere Arts & Sciences People’s Choice – Album

 

Scroll through the photos here, or view directly in Google Photos


Entry Documentation


Virtual A&S People’s Choice – Lady Dýrfinna Valsdóttir

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Virtual Lyondemere Investiture and Anniversary – June 20, 2020

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Come one, come all to the Barony of Lyondemere’s Virtual Anniversary & Investiture event to be held June 20, 2020! The time has come to bid farewell to Baron Conchbhar and Baroness Seraphina, and welcome in the Reeves, Arwen McBaird and Guillem Cosinier to the Baronial Thrones. Investiture will take place during the Kingdom’s Court on June 20. The remainder of the celebration that day will include the following events.

10 AM to 4 PM

Schedule Details Links will be posted on Friday, except for A&S

  • 10-10:30 AM – Setup for the Virtual Event – Come and hang out with us while we all watch Conchobhar put up the Baronial by himself 
    • EARLY MORNING HEAVIES at 10 AMEnjoy watching our heavy fighters attempt to master entirely new virtual weapons
    • (this zoom is now closed) 
  • 10:30-11 AM – Opening (Baronial hosting) – Sit down in your “more comfortable than usual” chair and hear a few words from your hosts
    • (this zoom is now closed)
  • 11 AM-12 PM – Lyon Bard (Baronial hosting) – Watch and listen to some of the best performers that Caid has to offer
    • (this zoom is now closed)
  • 11 AM-3:30 PM – A&S People’s Choice – After we have opened, the even links to the Arts & Sciences display will be provided for all to enjoy. The doors will be open until 3 PM for your viewing pleasure. Please remember to vote.
  • 12-1 PM – Fighters’ Events (private hosting TBA) – Enjoy watching our rapier fighters and archers attempt to master entirely new virtual weapons (Heavies are on at 10 AM)
  • 1-3 PM – Caid June Online Court – 1:00 PM PacificLet’s all grab our chairs and head from the Baronial Pavilion over to the Kingdom court, as we also anticipate our current Baron and Baroness complete their Service to Lyondemere and welcome our Reevess and Reeve as they take on the mantle!
    • Join us in the Kingdom Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 861 3151 0060, Password: Caidcourt
  • 3-4:30 PM – Scriptorium (Aliskye hosting) – Mistress Aliskye will be hosting Scriptorium
  • 3-3:30 PM – Fighters’ Finals (Baronial hosting) – Time to see who best mastered their new virtual weapons as they wield them for our enjoyment
    • Join us in the Afternoon Baronial Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 849 5003 3964, Password: 001029
  • 3:30-4 PM – Closing Virtual Event (Baronial hosting) – Back to the comfy chairs to hear more words and applaud our winners and all of the good sports of the day
    • Join us in the Afternoon Baronial Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 849 5003 3964, Password: 001029
  • 4-4:30 PM – Virtual Feast – Let us gather together and properly appreciate that feast and maybe learn even more than we thought
    • Join us in the Afternoon Baronial Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 849 5003 3964, Password: 001029
  • 4:30-6 PM – Virtual Revel – Everything you thought a revel could be, but with extreme social distancing
    • Join us in the Afternoon Baronial Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 849 5003 3964, Password: 001029

But wait, there’s more!

  • Lyondemere Anniversary 2020 Virtual Feast Comprehensive Links
    • Check out the Google Docs for your Shopping list, recipes, redactions, and how-to videos for these dishes
      • Appetizer: Cold Asparagus Salad
      • Chicken Stewed with Dried Fruit
      • Cabbage with Fennel
      • Gnocchi

Lyondemere Arts & Sciences People’s Choice


Scroll through the photos here, or view directly in Google Photos

BARDS! Thank you for all the Lyon Bard entries! Your new Lyon Bard: Silenus


Fighters! Archers! Are you ready to defend the Barony of Lyondemere?

  • Heavies: We will be hosting armored combat in the form of Rochambeau! We’ll gather everyone together at 10 AM for muster! Links to the rooms will be posted on here on the website.
  • Fencers: We will be hosting an historic rapier/SCA trivia contest! We’ll gather everyone together at 12 Noon for muster! Links to the rooms will be posted on here on the website.
  • Archers: Beware the sharks and the kraken! Defend our barony via dice (d6, six-sided dice, regular dice) against our mortal enemies the Sharks and the Kraken! We’ll gather everyone together at 12 Noon for muster! Links to the rooms will be posted on here on the website.

Come out and show your fighting spirit! There will be hand-drawn badges available for the Virtual Champions of the day! (They’re really pretty, so come on out so you can see them!)


Virtual Champion Tokens

Event Photos as the Event has been Progressing

Scroll through the photos here, or view directly in Google Photos

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