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'''Canterbury Faire''' is the largest [[SCA]] [[event]] held in [[New Zealand]] as part of the [[Kingdom of Lochac]]. It is a 5-6 day [[camping event]] involving around 250 people.
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'''Canterbury Faire''' is the largest [[SCA]] [[event]] held in [[New Zealand]] as part of the [[Kingdom of Lochac]]. It is a 5-6 day (8 days in 2009) [[camping event]] involving around 250 people.
  
It is held over [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waitangi_day Waitangi] Weekend (Feb. 6th) each year, at a site about one hour north of Christchurch, in the [[Barony of Southron Gaard]]. The event includes a melange of [[war scenario]]s, [[tourney]]s, [[art]]s workshops, [[dancing]], [[rapier]], [[archery]], [[bardic art]]s, [[court]], [[merchant]]ing, a sell-out [[feast]], and much more besides.
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It is held around [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waitangi_day Waitangi] Weekend (Feb. 6th) each year, at a site less than an hour north of Christchurch, in the [[Barony of Southron Gaard]]. The event includes a melange of [[war scenario]]s, [[tourney]]s, [[art]]s workshops, [[dancing]], [[rapier]], [[archery]], [[bardic art]]s, [[court]], [[merchant]]ing, a sell-out [[feast]], and much more besides.
  
 
Most popular hang-out at CF: The [[Mangy Mongol Tavern]], operating by Royal Appointment<BR>
 
Most popular hang-out at CF: The [[Mangy Mongol Tavern]], operating by Royal Appointment<BR>

Revision as of 11:08, 9 June 2008

Canterbury Faire is the largest SCA event held in New Zealand as part of the Kingdom of Lochac. It is a 5-6 day (8 days in 2009) camping event involving around 250 people.

It is held around Waitangi Weekend (Feb. 6th) each year, at a site less than an hour north of Christchurch, in the Barony of Southron Gaard. The event includes a melange of war scenarios, tourneys, arts workshops, dancing, rapier, archery, bardic arts, court, merchanting, a sell-out feast, and much more besides.

Most popular hang-out at CF: The Mangy Mongol Tavern, operating by Royal Appointment
Most popular entertainment: Half-Circle Theatre
Catchphrase used for CF in Festival's Scurrilous Rag: "No mudde, no duste, no venymous fauna"
Most frequent comment from a first-time visitor: "I'll be back"


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