RoS Conventions

A convention is a large gathering of people who share a common interest. Because of the large Robin of Sherwood fan population in those countries, most all-RoS conventions were and are held either in the UK or the USA.

Weekend in Sherwood (USA)

The three-days Weekend in Sherwood RoS conventions, organised by Spirit of Sherwood, are held in Detroit, Michigan, USA since 1992. It is currently unknown when the next one, Weekend in Sherwood X, will take place.

Program
Activities include: "Medieval" Banquet with the Guests of Honour (garb encouraged), Art Show & Sale, Major Oak Awards (for excellence in RoS fan fiction & art), Dealers, Costume Contest, Hospitality Room, Filksinging, Guest Panels, Fan Panels, Autograph & Photograph Sessions, Video Room, Charity Auction, Herne Jr. Archery Tournament, RoS blooper tape showing & much more!!!

Contact info
For information, write to:

Spirit of Sherwood
5574 NW Deerfield Way
Portland, Oregon 97229
USA
Email: Christine Alexander
WWW: Weekend in Sherwood

Con history

The Hooded Man 2018 (UK)

The Hooded Man is a two-days RoS con that is organised by Barnaby Eaton-Jones. The Hooded Man IV will be held in 2020, but Barnaby intends to do a Themed One-Day Event in May 2019 that will be focused on one particular episode and can have at most 100 attendants.

Contact info

The Hooded Man website
The Hooded Man on Facebook

Past RoS conventions

The Hooded Man 2014 / 2016 / 2018 (UK)

The two-days Hooded Man I, II and II cons were organised by Barnaby Eaton-Jones and were held in 2014 and 2016 in Chepstow and in 2018 in Brockworth, Britain.

Program
Activities included: Stage Interviews, Autograph Signings & Photo Studio Sessions, Medieval Banquet, Longbow Archery / Sword / Quarterstaff Displays, Charity Auction, Dealers, Disco, etc.!

Contact info

Email: info@thehoodedman.co.uk
WWW: The Hooded Man website; The Hooded Man Facebook

Con history

Legend 2004 / 2006 / 2008 (UK)

The three three-days Legend cons were organised by Les Hollis and Sue Matthews and were held in 2004, 2006 and 2008 in Swindon, Barnby Moor and Nottingham, England, respectively.

Program
Activities included: Costume Medieval Banquet with Medieval Entertainment, Guest Panels, Trips to Lacock Abbey, Sherwood Forest (with archery contest and falconry) and Nottingham Castle, Autograph & Photograph Sessions, Dealers, Quiz, Charity Auction, Raffle, Buffet, Disco, etc.!

Contact info

Email: ROS Legend Committee

Con history

DVDs
The convention DVDs of Legend 2004 and 2006 and soon 2008 are available from Mr. Eric De Bock (Email: TalesSherwoodForest@mail.be).

Sherwood 2007 (DE)

Sherwood was a three-days RoS con / roleplaying event that was held in Wuppertal, Germany from Friday 31 Aug 2007 until Sunday 2 Sep 2007.

Guests of Honour
There were be no Guests of Honour from the RoS crew attending.

Program
Activities included: Longbow Shooting, Roleplaying Adventure, Costume Medieval Banquet with Evening Show, Fan Market, etc.!

Silver Arrow 1997 / 1998 / 2000 / 2003 (UK)

The four two-days Silver Arrow cons were organised by British RoS fans and were held in 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2003 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel (formerly the Bristol Jarvis Hotel and before that the Hilton National Hotel) in Bristol, England.

Program
Activities included: Costume Medieval Banquet with Medieval Entertainment, Location Coach Trip to RoS Filming Locations, Buffet, Disco, Dealers, Guest & Fan Panels, Autograph & Photograph Sessions, Charity Auction, etc.!

Contact info

WWW: Silver Arrow

Con history

DVDs
The convention DVDs of Silver Arrow '97, '98, 2000, and 2003 are available from Mr. Eric De Bock (Email: TalesSherwoodForest@mail.be).


Last updated Sun 5 Aug 2018