Gloucester

Medieval Fantasies Company in cooperation with the Gloucester County Parks and Recreation Department is honoured to present one of the finest Renaissance Faires in Virginia

The 7th Annual
Gloucester Renaissance Festival

All Hallows Eve Celebration

Held in the picturesque Historic District of Downtown Gloucester, VA.

October 25-26, 2014

Saturday: 10am - 6pm, Masquerade Ball 4:30pm-5:30pm followed by the Pub Sing!  

 Sunday: 10am - 5pm, Are you smarter than a Royal? 3:30pm-4:30pm followed by the Pub Sing!

 Free Admission

 

Participant Applications  Merchants Performers Living History Activities Masquerade Ball Festival Map Schedule of Events Weddings Scout Program Festival Souvenirs

 

No weapons permitted.   No alcohol or coolers allowed.

With one step you leave behind all that you have known and with the next step you enter a world where Myth and Legend are Reality. Fall leaves waft through the chill Autumn air. The scent of spices, pies and roasting meat tempts your appetite while you slake your thirst with apple cider. Dress in your finest garb and dance the night away at the Masquerade Ball.  Festivities begin Saturday morn at 10 am and do not end until the last note from the music at the Masquerade Ball.  The Festival resumes Sunday morning at 10 am and concludes at 5 pm.  Free to all that shall enter our Magical Realm. 

 

         

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Festival Map

 

Spaces are available on a first come first served basis. To secure your space please contact us for Merchant, Performer or Living History Application/Contracts.

  1. Lady Amethyst
  2. Leather by William
  3. Lunna's Closet
  4. Demo Area - Photo Op
  5. Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts
  6. Camelot Moon
  7. D & J Lemonade
  8. Stitches in Time
  9. Willow Wisp - Face Painting
  10. Medieval Fantasies Company Market Place
  11. Haunted Graveyard - Games and Activities
  12. Medieval Fantasies Company - Royal Pavilion
  13. Masquerade Ball
  14. White Stag Manor
  15. Tavern Tent / Royal Stage
  16. D & J Concessions
  17. Old Fashion Soda
  18. Historical Swordsmanship Class - Sword Circle
  19. Archery / Axe Throw

 

 

 

   

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Featured Performers

     
Their Majesties The Blackwolfs  

     
Sir Strongbow and Dame Noone
The Royal Huntsman and Seneschal
Demonstrating Medieval Hunting & Woodlore and  Medieval Weaving & Spinning 

 


 

Lady Amethyst, Wahrsagerin
Royal Advisor to the King and Queen
Purveyor of Predictions, Wysdom and Lore 
 

Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts
Performing at 11:30am & 1:30pm Saturday
1:30pm on Sunday
 

Maugorn the Stray
Wandering Minstrel and Pub Singer
Performing at the Tavern Tent



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Featured Merchants


MFC Market Place
Offering Wooden Swords, Shields and Handmade Children's Leather Armour. Longbows, arrows and more!

Stiches in Time Inc

Camelot Moon
Gifts and Collectibles For Your Castle
and Kingdom

Willow Wisp - Face Painting
 
Leatherwork by William
I strive to bring you the finest in handcrafted leather goods for the reenactor, Renaissance Fair enthusiast or LARPer. All of the products are handmade by me using the best materials available.

Lunna's Closet 
 



Historical Swordsmanship Class
Teaching Swordfighting
and offering Foam Swords for sale


D & J Concessions
Turkey Legs, Roasted Corn, Polish Sausage,
Italian Sausage, Steak and Cheese, Fresh Cut Fries, Frozen Cheesecake (on a stick dipped in chocolate), and Funnel Cake


D & J Lemonade


Old Fashion Soda
Soda, Root Beer, Ginger Ale, Cherry and Orange

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Living History

   
 

 

 

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Activities
 

       
 Armour Demonstration 
2pm each day
 Knighting Ceremony
following the Armour Demonstration
    Henry's Hunt Club
 
     
Stocks Juggling Workshops at Camelot Moon Chess  

Are you smarter than a Royal?
Pit your knowledge and wit against the Royal Court
by answering their questions on all things Medieval and Renaissance.
Sunday only, 4pm

   

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 Games

          
 Slayers of the Undead Archery & Axe Throw
$1.00 per player

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Masquerade Ball
Learn a variety of dances from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

All Patrons Welcome! 

Saturday 4:30pm - 5:30pm  ~  Sunday 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Bransle Maltese Bransle The Moresca Going to Jerusalem Farandole Twirly  Reel

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Let us make your Wedding Fantasies come true!

There is a $100.00 fee for the use of our Wedding Venues at any of our Events, this includes Free Admission (where applicable for up to 10 members of the Wedding Party, A Wedding Bower (decorated by the Wedding Client) and two flags of the Bride and Groom's Ancestry. There must be a signed Contract made between the Wedding Party and MFC. There may be Events where multiple Services are being conducted. Weddings are conducted at each Event in the order in which they are Contracted. No impromptu Services are allowed at any MFC Events.

 
 

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Now seeking Cast, Performers, Merchants and Living History Groups as well as
Staff (Games, Volunteer, Knights) for the 2014 season.


For detailed information, guidelines and specification please see the MFC Handbook.

 

Applications for 2014

Cast Application Living History Group Application Performer Application Merchant Application
All Merchants Wares Juried
Food Merchant Application
All Merchants Wares Juried
Staff/Volunteer Application Roadie Application/Contract

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Period Tents/Pavilions available for Event Rental
Contact damedagrny@medievalfantasiesco.com for more information.

 

 

 4 - 12'x12' Medieval Pavilion
Water Proof Canvas Shelter, 7 height
Pavilion will be setup and ready for your use upon arrival.
$75 per weekend

 1 - 8'x12' Medieval Pavilion
Water Proof Canvas Shelter
7 front slopes to 6 back
Pavilion will be setup and ready for your use upon arrival.

$50 each per weekend
 
  1- 8'x12' Medieval Food Pavilion  
Water Proof Canvas Shelter
7 height with half walls on three sides
Pavilion will be setup and ready for your use upon arrival.
$75 each per weekend

Please contact Medieval Fantasies Company for further information.

Medieval Fantasies Company
3782 Churchville Ave
Churchville, VA 24421
540-337-6324

sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com
ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com

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Scouting Through the Ages

Scouting Programs for Faire: By attending The Gloucester Renaissance Festival, Scouts of all Ages are given the opportunities to complete the following Badge/Patch activities.

Brownies Junior Girl Scouts Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors All Scouts (Boys or Girls)

Renaissance Times Try-It

 

Medieval Maidens Try-It

Renaissance Times Badge

 

Medieval Maidens Badge

 

Making Medieval Magic Badge

Renaissance Times IP

 

Medieval Maidens IP

 

Renaissance Times IP

Medieval Merriment Patch


For additional informaiton on
Scouting Programs

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2014 Schedule of Events

  Court Circle Tavern Stage - Carriage Green Demonstrations and Presentations

Saturday, October 25, 2014

10:00am

   Maugorn the Stray Royal Progress through the Faire

10:30am

 

 

11:00am

 

Juggling Workshop at Camelot Moon

11:30am

 

 Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts

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Henry's Hunt Club at White Stag Manor

12:30pm

 

Maugorn the Stray

The Role of the Royal Advisor at Lady Amethyst

1:00pm

 

1:30pm

 

  Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts

2:00pm

 

Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion 

2:30pm

 

Slayers of the Undead at the Archery Range

3:00pm

 

 

3:30pm

 

 

 

4:00pm

  Masquerade Ball

 

4:30pm

 

 
5:00 pm

 

   
 
6:00pm   Faire Closes

 

Sunday, October 26, 2014

10:00am

   Maugorn the Stray Royal Progress through the Faire

10:30am

 

 

11:00am

 

Juggling Workshop at Camelot Moon

11:30am

 

 

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Henry's Hunt Club at White Stag Manor

12:30pm

 

Maugorn the Stray

The Role of the Royal Advisor at Lady Amethyst

1:00pm

 

1:30pm

 

  Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts

2:00pm

 

Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion 

2:30pm

 

Slayers of the Undead at the Archery Range

3:00pm

 

 

 

3:30pm

 

 

 

4:00pm

  Are you smarter than a Royal?

 

4:30pm

 

 

 
5:00 pm

Faire Closes

Festival Closes at 6pm on Saturday, 5pm on Sunday

 

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Directions

Make your best way to Rt 17
In Gloucester VA turn East onto BR 17 MAIN ST
Continue East to COURT CIRCLE & CARRIAGE LN

 Map of 6509 Main St Gloucester, VA 23061-6103, US

Accommodations

Hampton Inn Gloucester
Comfort Inn
6639 Forest Hill Ave. , Gloucester, VA, US, 23061 | Phone: (804) 695-1900
Inn at Warner Hall
A Virginia B&B
4750 Warner Hall Road
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
Local: 804.695.9565
Toll-Free: 800.331.2720
Email: info@warnerhall.com
Hampton Inn Gloucester
6638 Forest Hill Ave
Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061
804-693-9393

 

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Event Sponsors
Help support this Event! Contact Sir Blackwolf for Sponsorship opportunities!

 
 
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Gloucester Renaissance Festival Souvenirs

T Shirts

Heavyweight 6.1-ounce, 100% cotton. Tan Color with Dark Blue Imprint.
Available in S, M, L, XL, XXL or XXXL

Front Left Chest Imprint  Back Imprint 10 x12

Select Your Desired Size

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Medieval Fantasies Company
3782 Churchville Ave
Churchville, VA 24421
540-337-6324

sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com
ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com

                

* Images are for promotional purpose only.  Specific vendors, performers or arrangement may vary.