& Sundays: July 27 thru August 25, 2013
to 6:00 pm
(cash or check please)
- - $10.00 60
years & over - - $6.00
years & under - - $6.00 5 years &
under - - free
Festival - -
12 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times
pets - radios - flash - videos, please
Smoking areas provided
lord of Camlann invites you to attend his summer village festivals,
all with theatre, knightly combat, music, crafts, archery, minstrels, and
Come to Somersetshire, ancient realm
of Arthur the king, as our morning
trumpet & charter proclamation open the village
gates upon the colorful world of Chaucer's England in 1376. The pace is leisurely: everything does not happen at once. The scale is small,
intimate: leave behind the hectic 21st century.
Kam & Quinn Wilson
Visitors can join villagers in
(for 12 years & older).
play all the day with music and dancing;
demonstrate and offer excellent wares
and fine goods to carry home to your manor house;
Sheep petting for young & old.
Jul 27 Aug 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24
For lunch, our food stall has wholesome ploughmans meals, pasties,
to drink; You may sit down at The Bors Head and order ale, wine or mead with a hot lunch (NOON
- 3:30 pm); Enjoy our outdoor dining area.
Call ahead to reserve a table for a wondrous dinner (5:00 to 7:00 pm).
& some Sundays the Summer
Feast begins at 6:00 pm.
all day long! Performers
at Camlann are skilled professional entertainers, presenting music and
stories from medieval sources, using instruments and equipment of the types
available before 1400, including the Lute,
harp, symphonie, recorder,
vielle, pipe & tabor,
and many others. You too may participate by joining hands with the village
poppet shows from medieval Latin sources, presented by Jacob Priestley and
songs and early music instrumentals played on the symphony, viol, and
Shell, and Diana Peterson perform original arrangements of courtly and popular songs from the
middle ages, accompanied by
lute, harp, recorder, tabor, bell and tambor.
exquisite a capella vocal ensemble from Seattle performs music by
Hildegard von Bingen, from
the Cantiguas de Santa Maria, and other sacred and secular
Kathy Sankey incorporates occupational therapy with teaching vocal
technique at her Voiceworks studio. Kiki Hood solos at University
Christian Church, and sings with the Seattle Chamber Singers.
Alison Hopkins works on her Early Music doctorate at the University of
Washington, sings and cantors at Our Lady of Fatima. Miriam
also in the Northwest Chamber Chorus, and is the group's linguistic
Naylor, of Eugene Oregon, resurrects traditional techniques on the wire
strung harp, performing songs from Gaelic and medieval traditions.
She has won national awards for composing and arranging in the Scottish
tradition, and teaches harp privately and in workshops.
Kleinerman present songs sung by a children's choir and instrumental
music from the 12th to 14th centuries, performed with 2 vielles and
assorted percussion. Shula is a professional musician and
appeared in many historical settings.
presentations at Camlann are chosen to feature the kind of hand-made goods that
were produced in the middle ages. Preference is given to artisans who can
demonstrate the use of medieval tools and techniques.
Here you may
purchase unique gifts and useful items incorporating medieval art designs, and join in our village life - - you can wear or rent fine attire,
shoot the longbow, and try the games
& NOTIONS (Medieval History & Culture) Scribe's
& ACCESSORIES rentals
- Rory Linden & Lloyd McCracken
Camlann's Freeman Company
demonstration - Paul Cipriani
demonstration - Quinn Wilson
DYEING demonstration - Eva Christian
MAKING demonstration - Connie & Michelle Hansen
demonstration - Mary Jo Reid
GARLANDS - Ashley Swanlund