AD - guild purpose and goals

Pug Bainter pug at
Wed Apr 7 06:10:07 PDT 1999

Charlene Charette (charlene at said something that sounded like:
> > Purpose:  The purpose of the Guild shall be to promote the learning and
> > teaching of Medieval, Renaissance, and SCA dances throughout the Kingdom
> > of Ansteorra.
> Technically, by this definition, Playford is out.  As well as all the "ethnic"
> dances:  Angus Reel, Postie's Jig, Korobushka, Road to the Isles/Gae
> Gordons/Scotland the Brave, etc.  I think through 1st edition Playford is
> reasonable -- it will be a long time before this kingdom can eliminate it
> (assuming anyone would want to and I don't believe they do).

I consider these to fall under SCA dances. We do not wish to force
people to not do them, or to appear snobbish by not recognizing them as
being done.


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