AEthelmearc’s 12th Night 

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018

The tentative schedule is here!

The Magi of the ancient story were members of a priestly class, and are believed to have traveled from ancient Persia, so now we travel there to celebrate this time of the year.

“While turmoil exists all around, in Samarkand it is peaceful and beautiful.  Timurid, who loves all forms of art has spared his enemies who have special artistic abilities, architects, artist and masons.  His gardens are legendary, with waterfalls and all manner of flowers.

Join the ambassador of Henry III of Castile , Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo, as he enjoys all this capital has to offer as ambassadors, nobility and their retainers from all over the world converge for discussions and delights.  As the celebrations unfold, entertainment abounds.  Persia at its best!

Imagine yourself in this exotic land, with its beauty amplified by the smell of exotic spices in the air as you spend time with old friends and make some new ones too.

Bring your Persian rugs and pillows to relax upon, as you enjoy the mysteries of old Persia; watch the paykubi (Persian dance), Listen to dastgāh (Persian music), and hear the Persian stories – Scheherazade’s 1001 Tales will be featured.

Autocrat:   Umm Samin bint Asad al-Isfahaniyya, email

Location:  149 Concord Ave., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 at the high school.

Reservations can be mailed to:  Erica Waldmann, (THL Etain Eame,) 179 Retriever Lane, Bunker Hill, WV 25413.  Make checks payable to: “SCAWV, Inc Shire of Sylvan Glen”

Site opens at: 10 AM and closes at 9 PM

Event Registration

Adult – 18 and older Child Family cap
Non member $20.00 none $60.00
Member with discount $15.00 none $50.00

If you would like to take advantage of the member discount, you can join the SCA here and get discounts at all the SCA events you attend.

Hotel reservationswe have 70 rooms on hold  Some of these rooms expire on Dec. first, so make your reservations soon.

Feast: Persian/mixed cuisine,  prepared by the Kingdom’s own Baroness Oddkatla Jonsdottir.  The Menu is here.

$11.00 per person 10 years or older,  under 10 free.  Limited to 75.  Feast will be available at the door until sold out!

You may share your dietary concerns with the our Feastocrat, Lynn Johnson, Baroness Oddkatla Jonsdottir here .

Breakfast from 10-11 AM  – provided by  the hospitality of Lady Rosamunde du Grasse, menu to be posted soon.

Day Board from noon – 3 PM  made by the Lady Arianna Dal Vallone, menu to be posted soon.

A & S Competitions – there are a variety of contests for adults and youth alike.   The list of competitions and details are here.

Dance!  Bring your dancing shoes!  THL Henry of Maldon will be our Dance Master –  providing instructions on dancess of the medieval period

Persian Clothing Links for those who are interested

http://home.earthlink.net/~lilinah/Rashid/

http://issendai.com/wp/historical-clothing/mongol-persian-ilkhanid-clothing-resources/

http://sanat.orexca.com/2008/2008-3/zukhra_rakhimova-4/

https://etd.ohiolink.edu/!etd.send_file?accession=osu1303324743&disposition=inline

Also the Facebook page “SCA Persian Clothiers” has some WONDERFUL” info in their files section. It can be found here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/228818680565289/

This is a Kingdom of Aethelmearc Event, check out the Kingdom of Aethelmearc Website here.

We are part of the Society of Creative Anachronisms, their site is here.

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