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Spanish Inquisition 2017
January 21 2017 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Important!! Â Location change!!!
The event will now be held at
St. James Parish,Â 5757 Solomons Island Road Lothian, MD 20711
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition … again!
Enjoy mayhem, merriment, and fun as Lochmere will be surprised by the Spanish Inquisition arriving in January 2017! There will be performances, arts, fun, frivoloty, and feasting. Come and enjoy! Please see Lochmere’s Event page for the latest information.
Competitions and open display:
- Embroidered pillow competition, preferably in the Spanish style
- Any arts and sciences from 1500s Spain.
Each of the above will have a novice winner and an overall winner.
- There will also be an open display.
There will also be a bardic competition, which Lady Scholastica will run. It will be a “Bardic Madness” style event. Please tuned for details.
Performing Arts / Commedia:Â
You may find roving inquisitors questioning volunteers among the populace throughout the day. A prize will be given to the best question. Additionally,Â there are rumors the inquisitors might perform a skit.
Classes:Â There are currently 4 classes expected toÂ be taughtÂ during the day:
- Hebrew Poetry Reflecting Life in Spainâ€™s Golden Age, byÂ Lady Katarzyna Witkowska (University credit)
- Fun with Herbs (Children are Welcome), byÂ Lady Katarzyna Witkowska (University/Page credit)
- The Inquisition – Facts and Fallacies, by Lady Mary Agnes
- Scribal Playtime/Class hosted by Lady Thea de Nes and Lady Aemilia Rose
Lunch:Â A lunch will be available for purchase
Feast:Â A glorious (and well researched) feast will be served by the talented Lady Lisette la Roux. FeastÂ space is limited to about 80 seats, so please Â register early. Please contact her with any dietaryÂ concerns/questions.The menu is not completely nailed down yet, but to tantalize you, here is the current feast idea:
An 8’x8′ space will be provided to merchants at a Â cost of $5, which includes a table. Lists of Â merchants will be posted to the website closer to Â the event. Space is limited, so register early.The Merchant Coordinator is Eadric the PotterÂ (Rob Van Rens), thatpotteryguy@gmailcom, 240/367-2862
NOTE: SITE CHANGED!
5757 Solomons Island Road
Lothian, MD 20711
Â Â Â Â Â Â Site Â is dry.
NO pets except service animals allowed. (No goats!) Site is handicap accessible.
No martial activities planned.
|Adult, Member:||$14.00 Day-Trip||$11.00 Feast|
|Adult, Non-Member:||$19.00 Day-Trip||$11.00 Feast|
|Youth (6-17):||$5.00 Day-Trip||$11.00 Feast|
|Child (0-5):||$0.00 Day-Trip||$0.00 Feast|
Make Checks Payable To:Â Â SCA-MD, Inc., Barony of Lochmere
From the North:
Make your best way to US50 in Annapolis, MD.
Take MD 2 south. Approximately 13-14 miles
down the road, you will get to a traffic circle.
Continue on Rt. 2 by taking the 3rd exit for about
another 3 miles. St. James will be on your left,
across from the park-and-ride.
From the East/South:
Make your best way to DC Beltway in Prince
George’s County. Take the eastbound exit for MD
4 heading towards Upper Marlboro. Continue on
MD4 from the beltway for about 18 miles.At that
point take the exit for MD258/259 Bristol/Deale,
and follow MD258 for about 4.6 miles until you
intersect with MD2. Make a left, St. James Parish
will be on your right.
Acorn event announcement: http://atlantia.sca.org/137-events/167-event-flyer?event_id=eae6f15c