Lightwood’s Eighth Birthday – 30 November

Lightwood will be celebrating its birthday a little late this year.  We turn 8 on the 25th, but we’re celebrating on Saturday 30 November at Castle Forbes Bay. It’s a special event, because we’re celebrating with not one but three kinds of martial art! The traditional archery contest, plus the heavy and rapier combat of an Ynys Fawrian Seasonal Tournament. Supplemented pot luck picnic, with cake! Follow the Facebook event here. The cost will be: Adults and under 18: $10 Under 14: $5 Under 7 free Non-members add $10 adults or $5 minors. Bring a dish to share.   The …

LAVITSEF 2019 – Good Friday to Easter Sunday

Because not everyone can attend Rowany Festival on the mainland over Easter, we’re running our own camping event over the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Easter 2019, under the name of the Lightwood Alternative Very Informal Totally Simplified Easter Festivity, or LAVITSEF. The venue is Castle Forbes Bay Recreation Ground, on Meredith Street, about 20 minutes south of Huonville.  It’s a large oval with plenty of room for archery, tournaments and camping, and with clubrooms with a bar and kitchen and a wood fire.  It will be cosy and quite luxurious! Arrive on Good Friday evening to set up your …

Canton Day – 6 April

The Canton is trying out our new home ground at the Castle Forbes Bay Recreation Ground on our next Canton Day, Saturday 6 April.  It’s the CFB Recreation Club’s open day, so we want to see fighters, fencers and archers from the Barony there, to help us show off to the locals.  Archery starts at 2pm and the open day is running from 4pm, so if you’re a fighter or a fencer then we’d love you to come along, in time to armour up around 4.30pm.  We should all be done by 6-6.30pm. Further details on the Facebook event. Remember …