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The Thirty-second Year

Twelfth Night Coronation

January 3, 1998 (AS XXXII)

Scottish Rite Center,
Oakland, CA

From The Page (November, 1997):

Come one and all! Gather at their Majesties Coronation Court, January 3rd, 1998 and witness the majesty and revelry of Twelfth Night A.S. XXXII! Be prepared for a day of splendor whethier it be visiting the Arts & Sciences Displays, talking to the Guild Ministers, dancing the night away, shopping among the merchants or enjoying the magnificence of court. You can be the first one in your Shire to receive an invitation (ticket) to this merry event - and you'll have extra coins in your purse to spend among the merchants if you get your ticket now! Tickets prices are: Adults; $12 until November 30; $13 December 1-25; $15 at die Door, Children: $6 ages 6-12 under 6 FREE!

To get your hands on an invitation, look for the Ticket Hawker, William d'Auberi (mundane name), or the Autocrat, Anastasia Ivanovna (mundane name) at various Kingdom and Principality events. To order by mail, send a check or money order payable to "SCA Inc - Kingdom of The West" and a large SASE to: (contact info omitted). Artisans and Scientists are encouraged to display their works on this splendid day. Contact Lady Rowan Oldway (mundane name) at (phone) for information (No calls after 9:00pm), The Guilds of the West will be sharing their skills and knowledge with demonstrations and informative talks, contact Mistress Isela d'Bari (phone) (No calls after 9:00pm). for information. If you are a merchant and are interested in selling your wares, you may reserve a space by sending a SASE to the Twelfth Night Merchant Coordinator, Eric von Steinhaus (contact info omitted).

Accommodations can be had at the Clarion Hotel by calling (phone), or the Jack London Inn by calling (phone). A limited number of rooms at discounted rates will be available on a first come first served basis for the nights of January 2-4. Mention the SCA when making the reservations. (This is a popular weekend, so book your room early!)

Autocrat: Anastasia Ivanovna (contact info omitted).

Recipe for the 12th Night Competion:
"Take goode honye & clarefie it on the fere, & take fayre paynemayn or wastel brede & grate it, & caste it into the boylenge hony, & stere it w i l l togyder faste with a sklyse that bren not to the vessell. & thanne take it doun and put therin ginger, longe pepere & saundres, & tempere it vp w i t h thin handel; & than put hem to a flatt boyste & strawe theron suger, & pick therin clowes round about by the egge and in the myudes yf it piece you &c."

From The Page (January, 1998):

Come, one and all! Gather at Their Majesties' Coronation Court, January 3, 1998, to witness the majesty and revelry of Twelfth Night A.S. XXXII! Be prepared for a full day of splendour, enjoying the magnificence of court, visiting the Arts & Sciences displays, talkiiig to the Guild Ministers, shopping among the merchaiits, and dancing the night away.

The site is the Scottish Rite Center, (address), Oakland, CA. The hall opens at 10:00 a.m. and closes at 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door; children's tickets are $6 (ages 6-12 — the very small (under 6) come in free). Please note that NOTHING may be tacked to the walls of this site.

Artisans and scientists are encouraged to display their works on this splendid day; contact Lady Rowan Oldway (contact info) for information (no calls, please, after 9:00 p.m.). For Arts & Sciences competition information, contact Lady Eireannach nic Ghiolla Chainnigh (contact info) (no calls, please, after 9:00 p,m.). The guilds of the West will be sharing their skills and knowledge through dentonstrations and informative talks; contact Mistress Isela di Bari (contact info) for information (no calls, please, after 9:00 Cooks Guild: There will be a meeting of the West Kingdom Cookerie Guild at Twelfth Night. Check the on-site handout for time and location. Merchants should contact Lord Eric von Steinhaus (contact info) for information (no calls, please, after 9:00 p.m.). Welcome to the West!: Welcome to the West! will be presenting "What on Earth is Going on Down There?" at Twelfth Night, a guide to what happens during coronation court. Check the on-site handout for more information. Scullery maids: Anyone possessed of the overwhelming desire to help clean up after the event (please?) should contact Lady Clare de Schirle at (contact info) (no calls, please, after 9:00 p,m.).

Page school will have two classes. One will be origami and the other is undecided, but will also be a construction type class. Class times and location will be posted at the event. Children 6-16 yrs. and interested in the activity are welcome to attend. Please be aware that this is not a day care service. This is a long event. I encourage you to bring a small variety of activities for your child.

You still want MORE MORE MORE information? Well, you're in luck! Check out the Twelfth Night Web Page at (web address). It's got everything you ever wanted to know about Twelfth Night but didn't know who to ask!

Directions: omitted.

Autocrat: Mistress Anastasia Ivanovna (contact info omitted).

See photos of this event
See video of the play "Flavio, the Fake Magician"

Fabian Arnet von Schwetzingen
Quarterly sable and argent, in
bend two eagles displayed, heads
facing sinister, Or.
Brynn McClellin
(Reg. as Bryne McClellan)

Argent, a rose gules within an annulet
of thorns sable, a bordure vert.
Brynn's Arms drawn by Evaine MacGregor
Fabian's Arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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