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 11th Annual
Gloucester Renaissance Festival

     

Held in the picturesque Historic District of Downtown Gloucester, VA.
October 21-22, 2017
Saturday: 10am - 5pm      Sunday: 10am - 5pm 
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. Dress in your finest garb and dance the night away at the Masquerade Ball.  Festivities begin Saturday morn at 10 am and does 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. Beauty In, Geek Out LLC
  2. Amethyst Cauldron / Tarot Reading by Rose
  3. Stocks
  4. A Wee Scottish Shoppe
  5. Historical Viking Reenactment & Viking Games
  6. Demo Area
  7. Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts
  8. Minotaur's Labyrinth of Leather
  9. The Crossjacks / Minstrels
  10. Candle Making
  11. Archery / Axe Throw
  12. Historical Swordsmanship Class - Sword Circle
  13. Of the Round Table & Facepainting
  14. Haunted Graveyard - Games and Activities
  15. Food Merchant
  16. Main Stage
  17. Masquerade Ball
  18. Flabbergast the Wizard
  19. Camelot Moon
  20. Medieval Fantasies Company - Royal Pavilion
  21. Dragon

     

     

     

     

       

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      The Royal Knighting Ceremony 
Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Knighting Ceremony 

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Featured Performers

  Their Majesties The Blackwolfs    
                
  The Welsh Corgi Show 
Princess Rhiannon and Welsh Corgi Luna
 
     


  
Tour Da Dance

The Crossjacks
Minstrels


 
Flabbergast the Wizard
Offering Magic for your amazement.
     
Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts
Performing at 11:30am & 1:30pm Saturday and 1:30pm on Sunday

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Featured Merchants

   
Of the Round Table and Facepainting
Offering Wooden Swords, Shields and Handmade Children's Leather Armour
 

Camelot Moon
Gifts and Collectibles For Your Castle
and Kingdom

A Wee Scottish Shoppe
Kilts, Sporrans, Pocket watches, Brooches, Celtic Jewelry
 
 
Sword Circle
Offering Historical Swordsmanship Class and Medieval Candle making

   
   
Amethyst Cauldron
Offering Candles, Sachets, Oils
 and Tarot Divination
 
Beauty In, Geek Out LLC
Fantasy Gift Items, Hand Poured Candles
 
 
Minotaur's Labyrinth of Leather
Leather Pouches, Mugs, Journals, Bracers & Clocks
 

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Living History

   SAVGR
Historical Viking
Re-enactment
     


Activties

     
Viking Games   Chess   
       

 

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 Games

   
Archery - $2.00 for 3 shots
Axe Throw -
$2.00 for 2 throws

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

All Patrons Welcome! 

Saturday 4:00pm - 5:00pm 

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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   Celebrate thy Birthday at Faire!

There is a $75.00 fee for the use of our Birthday Venue,
this includes a Birthday Pavilion (decorated by the Client)
and one flag of the Family Ancestry.

The Birthday Boy or Girl (regardless of age!) is permitted first in line at the Knighting Ceremony. Also included is a Personalized Birthday Certificate presented to the Guest of Honour.
There must be a signed Contract made between the Client and MFC. One Party per day of Faire permitted.
 

 

Applications for Performers, Merchants and Living History Groups as well as
Staff (Roadies, Knights) available now for the 2017 season.

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

 

Selection of Performers, Merchants, Living History and other participants is based upon the following criteria: Period Tentage, Ability to fit within the theme and atmosphere of the Event, Type of Merchandise, Performance or Service offered, Prior participation and good standing with MFC, Completion of Application/Contract received with full payment of Merchant fee. Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis with returning Participants, who are of good standing, being given first refusal.   Contact Sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com for an Application.

Staff Application   Living History Application Performer Application Merchant Application
All Merchants Wares Juried
Roadie Application

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

 
 2 - 12'x12' Medieval Pavilion
Water Proof Canvas Shelter, 7 height
Pavilion will be setup and ready for your use upon arrival.
White PVC Walls provided for after hours
or inclement weather.
$75 per weekend
0 - 16'x16' Medieval Pavilion
Water Proof Canvas Shelter 7 height
Pavilion will be setup and ready for
your use upon arrival.
$100 per weekend
 

Please contact Medieval Fantasies Company for further information.

Medieval Fantasies Company
 PO Box 13
Churchville, VA 24421
540-294-1846

sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com
ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com

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2017 Schedule of Events

  Court Circle                                                                                                                         Carriage Green

Saturday, October 21, 2017

10:00am

  The Crossjacks - Minstrels

10:30am

Flabbergast the Wizard 

11:00am

    Welsh Corgi Show at the Royal Pavilion 

11:30am

   Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts  

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Tour Da Dance 

 12:30pm Viking Weapons Demonstration   The Crossjacks - Minstrels
 1:00pm    Flabbergast the Wizard
 1:30pm  Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Art Tour Da Dance 

2:00pm

  The Crossjacks - Minstrels

2:30pm

  Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion  

3:00pm

Viking Weapons Demonstration    Flabbergast the Wizard

3:30pm

 

 Tour Da Dance 

4:00pm

  Masquerade Ball

4:30pm

 

5:00 pm Faire Closes   

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017

10:00am

  The Crossjacks - Minstrels

10:30am

11:00am

Flabbergast the Wizard

11:30am

  Tour Da Dance

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  Welsh Corgi Show at the Royal Pavilion  
 12:30pm Viking Weapons Demonstration      The Crossjacks - Minstrels
 1:00pm   Flabbergast the Wizard
 1:30pm    Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts  

2:00pm

  Tour Da Dance   

2:30pm

  Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion 

3:00pm

 

The Crossjacks - Minstrels   

3:30pm

 Viking Weapons Demonstration  

   

4:00pm

  Flabbergast the Wizard      

4:30pm

 

Tour Da Dance    

5:00 pm

                                                                                                  Faire Closes

 

Festival Closes at 5pm 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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Medieval Fantasies Company
PO Box 13
Churchville, VA 24421
540-294-1846

sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com
ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com

                

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