Blades & Bows II
April 08- 10, 2016
Canton of Brockore Abbey
This is the return of the Marshaling Collegium that is designed to take care of all your marshaling needs. It is my intention to have all the 101 classes needed to be able to marshal or fight your favorite marshaling style be it light, heavy, or missile.
Martial Activities: Fighting classes of all types and marshal classes (101 & 102)
Arts & Sciences Activities: Classes on knitting, making knitting, needles, war poetry, block printing, and more.
Adult, Member: $5.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $8.00 Camping
Adult, Non-Member: $10.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $8.00 Camping
Youth (13-18): $0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Child (0-12): $0.00 Day-Trip $0.00 Feast $0.00 Camping
Make Checks Payable To: SCA, Inc., Canton of Brockore Abbey
Cost Notes: The feast is potluck and the canton is supplying chick and pork.
Site: Alhard manor, 1042 Woodland Dr., New Ellenton, SC 29809. Site is 50 acres including woods and a large beautiful open field with plenty of space for martial scenarios, camping, and merchants. Site features a shower and flush toilet (as well as port-o- johns), and a fire pit. site is wet and pet friendly(but please keep dogs on a leash and pick up after them.) Site opens 3 pm Friday, and closes 12 noon Sunday.
Site Restrictions: Above-ground fire pits only; please do not dig holes. Pets are allowed if on leash at all times. Please police your pet: all residue to be picked up, properly wrapped, and placed in a waste receptacle! At the request of Alhard Manor, the horses, the paddocks (except parking paddock) and BOTH houses are strictly off limits. Please respect this request.
Feast Information: Feast is Pot Luck.... Kaete (Kathleen Harris) is Feastocrat.
Merchanting Information: Plenty of space will be available for merchants, and merchanting is encouraged. Please contact Lord Draco of Brockore (reservationist) to ensure space is reserved. (However there is plenty of room!)
Autocrat's Information: Azzah al Nadirah (Jennifer Spann), 170 Plowden Rd, Sumter, SC 29153, Phone: (803) 233-4714, E-mail: wjspann[AT]earthlink.net
Reservations: Draco of Brockore (Daren Brown), 5600 Squaw Valley Rd, Wedgefield, SC 29168, Phone: (803) 609-0369, E-mail: rabidstew[AT]yahoo.com
Most GPS services will correctly navigate you all the way to Woodland Drive but we have found that many will place the driveway entrance approximately a 1/4 mile off. Look for the SCA signs as you draw near.
From Points North and East: Find your best route to Interstate 20 westbound. Take Interstate 20 to exit 22, Aiken, SC (US Rte 1). Take Rte 1 South to Aiken. In Aiken take Rte 19 South into New Ellenton. At the only light in New Ellenton turn right on Smith Ave. At the end of Smith Ave., turn left onto Old Whiskey Rd. Take the first right onto Woodland Dr. The drive way is about 1.25 miles on the right. NOTE: Driveway is approximately 1/2 mile long; stay on driveway until you see troll.
From Augusta and points West: Cross the Savannah River on Sand bar Ferry Rd. into and through Beech Island. Go through the two lights on the east side of Beech island and under the overpass staying on Hwy 278. Woodland Dr. is approximately 14 miles on the left (two roads intersect close together; Woodland Dr. is the second one.) Then drive about 1/2 mile and the driveway is on your left. NOTE: Driveway is approximately 1/2 mile long; stay on driveway until you see troll.
From Points South and East: Find the best route to Hwy 278westbound toward Aiken/Augusta. Take Hwy 278 until you reach New Ellenton and the Junction with Hwy 19. Cross hwy 19 at the light and Woodland Dr. is approximately 1 mile on the right. Turn right and the driveway is approximately 1/2 mile on your left. NOTE: Driveway is approximatley 1/2 mile long; stay on driveway until you see troll.