Schedule for Anarchy at the Abbey 2017

Thursday June 22nd 2017

  • Event staff will be on site to clean and set up

Friday June 23rd, 2017

  • Attendees are welcome to show up early on Friday but must be aware that they will be recruited into the workforce to help prepare the site and that lunch will not be provided.
  • 18:00 The site will officially open. There will be a pot of soup and sandwiches available for attendees to eat at their convenience. Please plan to bring along some snacks and beverages of your own if this won’t be enough for you.
    Upon arrival, you must check in at the entrance to the abbey. You will be shown to your bedroom or campsite and you will have a grace period of 2 hours after your arrival to put on your medieval clothing.
  • 20:30 Your friendly neighbourhood Chatelaine, Murayama Masanori, will invite all new-comers to an in-depth presentation on who we are, what we do, why we do things and the likes.
  • 21:00 The tavern will be open for business with some drinks and snacks available for you to purchase. Friday evening will be a very casual affair as we all relax from the journey and get to know one another.

Saturday June 24th, 2017

Regarding Saturday’s classes: An up to date schedule of the classes and workshops is available here. Please sign up for teaching classes by emailing the Summer School Coordinator Ava van Allecmere before April 30th!  

  • 8:00 Breakfast will be served in the feast hall
  • 9:30 – 11:00 First Session of Classes
  • 11:30 Lunch will be served in the feast hall
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Second Session of Classes
  • 15:00 (Martial activities to be announced)

If you are interested in participating in martial activities, please contact Rachel de Montfort as soon as possible to let her know of your interest and what materials you will be willing / able to provide (targets, weapons, etc.)

  • 19:30 Feast will be served in the feast hall followed by music and merriment in the great hall

Sunday June 25th, 2017

  • 8:00 Breakfast will be served in the feast hall
  • 11:30 Lunch will be served in the feast hall
  • 13:00 Closing ceremony in the great hall
  • 14:00 Staff will begin driving people back to the train station while others remain behind to clean the abbey