Stormhold Monthly Bash

A medieval manuscript depicting a monkey and a snail in single combat.

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A regular fixture of the Stormhold calendar, Monthly Bash is a day filled with medieval fun of all sorts. Comprising of heavy and rapier tournaments, archery practice (marshals depending) and members of the populace pursuing their own interests – singing, sewing, dancing and much more. Some months may have a particular theme or special activity, and there’s always something going on. This is a garbed event, and loaner gear is generally available. If you need to borrow gear, please contact Leif Magnusson the event steward.

Bring a picnic, some craft projects, your armour… Whatever you want! Just be sure to bring yourself. Bookings are not required.

Water and toilets available on site.

Dates Held on the first Sunday of the month:

  • Sunday, 2nd June 2024
  • Sunday, 7th July 2024
  • Sunday, 4th August 2024

More dates to be announced soon!

Timetable: 10.30 am setup
11.00 am Court
11.30 am Heavy Tournament
12.30 pm Fencing Tournament
Location Darling Gardens, South Terrace, Clifton Hill, Victoria.
Melway map 44 D2.
Bring It depends what you want to do – projects to work on, armour/protective gear if you wish to fight, and a picnic lunch is always pleasant.
Cost Members: Free (donation appreciated).
Non-Members: Non-members must pay Event Insurance, $10 per adult and $5 per minor.
EFTPOS preferred.
Bookings Bookings are not required.
Note We are following the Lochac SCA COVID-19 Response Plan.
Participants are reminded that if they are unwell or showing cold or flu-like symptoms, they must not attend.

As this event is in the state of Victoria, please remember that anyone carrying or using any kind of sword in the state – including visitors – must carry proof that they completed the Victorian weapons exemption application process with the SCA Ltd Registrar – see https://sca.org.au/victorian-weapons-legislation/ for detailed information.

Event Steward Leif Magnusson

Image source: Gorleston Psalter, England (Suffolk), 1310-1324, Add MS 49622, f. 210v, held by the British Library.