24th April 2020


G’Day Everyone,

COVID-19 is touching all of our lives and at this time our primary concern is the safety and well-being of our Pennsic Attendees, Cooper’s Lake Family and Staff:, the entire Community of people in and around Cooper’s Lake Campground we interact and depend upon, and our numerous vendors who supply our event. They are all part of the “Pennsic-War-Family”.

When I took on the office of Mayor of Pennsic 49, I promised to, and was entrusted with, the welfare and safety of the entire Pennsic Family. It is therefore with great sadness that I must inform you today that, we have decided to postpone Pennsic 49, scheduled for July 24, 2020 through August 9, 2020 to July 30, 2021 through August 15, 2021.


This postponement will come as heartbreaking news to many of you – and it has been an exceedingly difficult decision for us to make. Since the first Pennsic Wars at Cooper’s Lake we have been so proud to welcome people from all over the Knowne World to beautiful lands of Aethelmearc, but this year, sadly we cannot gather together as before.


As many of you have read in my previous COVID-19 updates, the impact of this terrible pandemic has effects that reach far past just those that attend Pennsic War. I will not go into all our considerations here again, you can all read my previous two posts that outline many of the factors we considered before making this decision. However, on this one occasion the emotion of Pennsic needed to be removed and the hard decision made.


It has been arranged with Cooper’s Lake Management, that those who have preregistered for Pennsic 49 may have their registrations rolled over to 2021.

If you desire a refund, please go to and log into your pre-registration account.


Even if we cannot be together this July, we remain optimistic that the situation will soon improve. I know we are all very worried about the impact that COVID-19 is having on our loved ones and daily lives. My Pennsic team and I send you our very best wishes. We cannot wait to share time together at Cooper’s Lake again with you all.




Sir Gregory of Loch Swan
Pennsic 49

Cultural Affairs

Deputy Mayor - Mistress Helena Sibylla

  • Deputy - Mistress Helena Sibylla (OP)
  • Great Hall & Runestone Field Scheduler - Baroness Hannah Schreiber
  • Youth Activities & Family Point Coordinator (non-martial) - Mistress Leonete D'Angely
    • Deputy - Viscontess Sefa Hrafnsdottir
      •   Assistant Coordinators – TH Lady Maggie Rue, TH Lord Methius Weasel, Lady Cecily Graham de Inveresk
    • TeenU Coordinator - TH Lady Alise de Montmaidy
    • YouthU Coordinator - Laura
    • Family Point Games Tent Coordinator – TH Lady Mari Clocke van Hoorne
    • Toddler Activities Coordinator – Lady Arnora Ketilsdottir
    • Evening Activities Coordinator - Lady Cecily Graham de Inveresk
  • Arts & Sciences Display Coordinator - Lady Adele Lochlane
  • Dean of the Pennsic School of European Dance - Master Gregory Blount
    • Daily Pavilion Coordinator - Lord Hamish McPhersone
    • Drop Dead Deputy - Countess Judith of Northumbria
    • Floor and Trailer - Alcacar and Lord Richard de Troyes
    • Dance Schedule Coordinator - Lord Willhelm of Northpass
    • Music Coordinator - Master Albrecht Catsprey
    • Web Minister - Gregory Blount
    • Publicity Coordinator- Lady Lorita de Siena
    • Ministers of Dance Mischief and Merriment - Lady Sarah le Payller and Lord Ari Thorbrandsson
  • Dean of the School of Middle-Eastern Arts - Mistress Kis Maria (Mika)
  • Dean of the College of Performing Arts -  Lady Scholastica Joycors
    • Assistant Dean of Performing Arts - Mistress Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia
    • Technical Director - Lady Maire ni Sheaghdha
    • House Manager -Lady Avelina del Dolce
      • Bardic Symposium Provost - Master Cerian Cantwr
    • Music Coordinator - Arianna Morgan
    • Known World Choir Coordinator - Lady Siri Toivosdotter
    • Known World Players Coordinator -  Lord Tomas Wormwood
    • Known World Production Manager -  Madame Peronnelle de Croy
      • Known World Production Assistant - Guillame de St Ferriol
    • Theatre Arts Coordinators -Th Lady Aibhilin inghean Daibhidh and Lady Cael O’Conail

      • Assistant Theatre Arts Coordinator – Lady Mephare

    • Youth Track Coordinator - Lady Sæhildr Barngòór

    • Media Coordinator - THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe


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