Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night in Politarchopolis seems to have been a success – great food, great company and much pageantry. We witnessed the Coronation of Ariston and Lilavati, our King and Queen, plus Eva’s elevation to the Order of the Laurel and Clara being sent to Vigil for her Pelican. There was …

Spanish Frock Workshop

What: An intensive workshop on Early 16th century Spanish gowns. When: 13th and 14th of June 2015. 10am- 4pm both days. Where: University of Canberra, Rooms TBA Who: Steward: Ginevra Lucia Di Namoraza ( Carina) Deputy Steward: Helayne Quynteyn (Kylee) Webmistress: Eyfura ( Elonwy) Teachers: Mistress Constanzia will consult us …

Valentines – pension call

It is a tradition in the Barony of Politarchopolis that we remember those have done service on our Guard. In recognition of their support, anyone who has served as Guard or Sergeant is granted a Pension in perpetuity. The Pension, as specified in the Book of Ceremonies, is a donation of …

Send us your words

Greetings, Politarchopolans, With Quarter Day (Fields of Gold) rapidly approaching, this is a reminder that although our spies are everywhere, we still rejoice to hear from our populace.  If you feel that any member of our Barony, or any visitor from afar, is deserving of reward,  let it be speedily …

Baronial Archery Champion

The new Baronial Archery Champion is Wintherus Alban. Huzzah! Woe to any who would attack our walls, for they shall not advance within bow shot for the hail of arrows that will be. Our thanks to Lord Sigmund for his year’s exemplary service. We congratulate all those who participated in …

Royal Etiquette 101

This is a very limited guide, which I wrote a few years ago. It has been requested that it be published again, and that does seem a good idea.  There is much more which could be said, but if you are looking for a basic plan for how to behave at …

Midwinter taxes

Greetings, Politarchopolis! As Midwinter approaches, the Barony is preparing to play host to the Crown and Kingdom. It is customary to offer taxes to the Royals on such occasions, and in true feudal style, we would like to collect these taxes from among our populace. 🙂 If you are relatively …

Rapier Championship

Greetings unto the populace Come this Saturday 24th of May to join with their Excellencies, the Baron and Baroness of Politarchopolis for a Quarter Court and Picnic in the park as they choose their next Rapier Champion. There will a Tournament for all of those who wish to display their …