Great Northern War

Great Northern War XVIII will be held from Friday 10th June to Monday 13th June, 2016 at BP Park, 68 Cash Avenue Samford (approximately 21 km from Metro Brisbane). See Site Information for more details on getting to site via road or train.

The site will open around 4pm on Friday, with lists opening for the Flame Tournament (heavy) from 5.30pm. Activities will end after lunch on Monday with site closing around 4pm.

The Co-Stewards for this event are The Honourable Baronesses Josseline de la Cour and Ceara Shionnach. To contact the Co-Stewards, please email them at this linked address.

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The firing of the paired flaming trebuchets at Great Northern War.

Join the Northern Reaches as they prepare themselves for yet another war!

This four day event will be action packed, including the wondrous spectacle that is the Flame Tourney, war, arts and sciences classes, rapier, archery, market day, the famous Jolly Duke Tavern, games by firelight, fighter auction tournaments for heavy and rapier, and much more!

The Flame Tournament is the premier heavy combat tournament in the Northern Reaches, attracting a large field that is usually half-filled with Knights of the Realm.

The Flame Tournament is the premier heavy combat tournament in the Northern Reaches, attracting a large field that is usually half-filled with Knights of the Realm, all surrounded by a ring of fire.

Event Handbook

The GNW 2016 Handbook is now available to download in PDF format (1.4Mb) here: GNW 2016 Event Booklet

Please print a copy to bring with you to the event as they will be in limited supply at the gate.

This booklet includes missives from the Crown and the Baron and Baroness of River Haven, health and safety information, a site map, and site rules. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with these things for the event.

Note that this booklet also contains the Owl Bingo game, which encouraged shenanigans and can **win you war points**.