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 III will be held over the weekend of Sat-Sun 12-13 May 2018 in the Cheltenham Chase Hotel, Brockworth, Gloucestershire, UK.

Guests of Honour
Guests of Honour are (all appearances subject to professional commitments): Jason Connery (Robert of Huntingdon), Clive Mantle (Little John), Mark Ryan (Nasir), and Nickolas Grace (Sheriff of Nottingham).

Admission fees
There are 250 Weekend Tickets available. The ticket cost is GBP 125 adult (16+), GBP 60 child (5-15 years), and free (0-4 years). You can pay in full, but there is also a 6 or 12-month interest free Payment Plan option available.
The tickets cover the entire weekend (Interview Panels, Live Entertainment, Saturday Evening Banquet, Convention Booklet, some Free Autographs, etc) but not accommodation. However, an exclusive Discount Code will be available for booking direct with the venue and any room booking will include breakfast.
All profits over will be donated to the two charities that Richard 'Kip' Carpenter supported in his lifetime.
To book your ticket, please e-mail info@thehoodedman.co.uk from Monday 10 Oct 2015 12:00 (GMT) onwards with your name, how many tickets you require, and whether you'll be paying in full or if you want the payment plan. You will then receive a reply with the Ticket Contract and the relevant information included.
NOTE: The tickets are already sold out. There may be the possibility of limited Day Tickets later on. You can still e-mail info@thehoodedman.co.uk about tickets but you'll be put on the waiting list.

Con hotel & special room rates
The Hooded Man III will be held in:

The Cheltenham Chase Hotel
Shurdington Road
Brockworth
GL3 4PB Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)1452 519988
WWW: The Cheltenham Chase Hotel in Gloucestershire
Con ticket holders receive a discount code.

Contact info

The Hooded Man website
The Hooded Man on Facebook

Past RoS conventions

The Hooded Man 2014 / 2016 (UK)

The two-days Hooded Man I and II cons were organised by Barnaby Eaton-Jones and were held in 2014 and 2016 in Chepstow (Wales), 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 Wed 12 Oct 2016