2007 Robin Hood Festival, July 21, 2007. Sherwood OR -
The Seattle Knights perform once again at Sherwood. They (we) are the
guardians of the Grand Procession of the Maid Marian Court, put on a number
of fight-circles, and do two performances of a highly abridged version of
the play "Robin Hood"
All text and photos ©2007 Douglas Herring
Those star-crossed lovers, Robin and Marian!!
Our grand narrator Deborah!
The lovely ladies of Maid Marian's Court along with
their escorts, the Seattle Knights
The Parade proceeds down the center of the festival
Mounted on these fair steeds, the ladies of the Maid
Marian Count prepare for the parade.
More of the ladies, now on their steeds, preparing for
Somehow the outlaws seem to always overcome trained
Friar Tuck starts another rant...
And the parade begins...
The Play begins! Norman's rule and Saxon's
of the Court are accompanied by a group of singers, whom I assume were part
of the official Maid Marian Court
At the center of the Festival, the singers present
many a merry song to the ladies!
King Richard I has a great plan to unite England: Retake Jerusalem from the Saracens!
Robin Hood encounters John Little, soon to be known as
The grand archery contest!
Wait a minute?!? How does this play end??
An impromptu final fight-circle, as we help the
fill in some time... The Norman Bors and Merry Man Alan-a-Dale battle it out...
Norman's Bors (Edward) and Luchs (Rick) "protect" our
narrator Deborah, and our fair merry man Leila.