Site: Fairholme Park, Sydney, Australia
From The Page (April, 1993):
Yes, it's a long way away, but it's worth the trip ...
Travel to Lochac for Easter and have a great time at the Rowany Festival.
It starts on Thursday, April 8 and lasts through Tuesday, April 13. Fairholme Park, a few kilometers (remember, it's a foreign country) outside of Sydney, is the location.
The schedule is as follows:
Thursday: Set up day, and melee or hunt, soup and bread for supper
Friday: Opening court, little rock war, Collegia, dance practice, feast and quest.
Saturday: Battle day; bridge battle, field battle, collegia and bardic circle.
Sunday: Faire day; market, games, dancing, fort battle, feast and dancing.
Monday:Tournament day; fighter auction tourney, pot luck feast in the tavern.
Tuesday: Pack up day; closing court, clean up, etc.
For further information contact the autocrat, Eloise d'Arneli (name/contact info).
From The Pegasus (October, 1992):
Next year's Rowany Festival is to be held at Fairholm Park, Ashwood Rd, Wilton, (south west of Sydney), from noon Thursday to 10am Tuesday.
Costs: See flyer and registration form on pages 12 and 13.
Cheques payable to 'SCA Inc Rowany'. Campsites and tents preferably booked upon payment. Written enquiries are preferred. Autocrat: Eloise d'Arnell (contact info omitted).
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