Auckland, 10 March, 2019

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Venue: Western Springs, AUCKLAND [Map]
Registration: Google Form
Cost: Free
Website: Facebook event

“Hear ye, hear ye! In honour of a royal visit from his highness Prince John, the Sherriff of Nottingham ‘as announced an archery contest where any citizen, high or low, may try his luck to win the prize of a golden arrow!”

England, 1190. King Richard has gone off to crusade in the holy land, leaving his lands in the hands of his younger brother, Prince John, an evil tyrant. The land is a dangerous place, the towns ruled by the likes of the loathsome Sheriff of Nottingham, the forests crawl with bandits. It’s risky to leave your homes at all, but the chance at winning the golden arrow is too good to pass up (and an opportunity to rub elbows with royalty wouldn’t go amiss). Rumor has it the infamous outlaw Robin Hood might be crashing the party too.

Come and join in the festivities, they’re bound to be a lark (if you like espionage, kidnapping, true love, cross-dressing, the occasional assassination and such shenanigans).

Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow is a larp for 19 players by Prema Cottingham. It won People’s Choice of Game at Chimera 2013. This is not a combat-oriented event, but combat might break out. The archery competition involves firing at a stationary target, not at people.

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