Monthly Archives: May 2014

Ruby Joust and Other Divers News

On Saturday the 24th of May, members of Gardner’s Company turned out at the SCA’s Ruby Joust to fence, frolic, share stuff we’ve made, and lure unsuspecting volunteers into the manly art of pike drill.

Zeke explains what's what.

Zeke explains what’s what.

Files fall in for instruction.

Files fall in for instruction.

Did he say "port" or "shoulder"?

Did he say “port” or “shoulder”?

Ah, right, that's better!

Ah, right, that’s better!

Marching off to the privies.

Marching off to the privies.

Ah, nothing like a pleasant afternoon marching about!

Ah, nothing like a pleasant afternoon marching about!

Saluting the assembled mob...eh...populace.

Saluting the assembled mob…eh…populace.

Perhaps the most important pike maneuver: Assume a Lazy Posture.

Perhaps the most important pike maneuver: Assume a Lazy Posture.

A few weeks back, some our members attended Jamestown Day as costumed interpreters. Jane Gravesend was kind enough to grab a few pics of the Governor’s chair in its new home.
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For those of you who do Facebook, Ester Pickering has completed an amazing embroidered sweet bag, which was also on display at Ruby Joust.