Weekend in Sherwood

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Convention
Name: Weekend in Sherwood
Dates: 1991 was the first year
Frequency:
Location: Novi, Michigan, US
Type: gen and het
Focus: Robin of Sherwood
Organization:
Founder: Christine Haire
Founding Date:
URL: con photos and schedules
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flyer for 1992

Weekend in Sherwood is a gen and het Robin of Sherwood convention. It is where the Major Oak Awards were presented (1989-1990 awards were presented at Herne's Con.)

A typical Weekend in Sherwood schedule looks something like:

1991 art show

Friday:

  • 09:00 - Registration opens
  • 09:00-10:00 - Fan Panel
  • 10:00 - Art Show & Dealers setup
  • 10:00-11:00 - Fan Panel
  • 11:00-12:00 - Fan Panel
  • 12:00-17:00 - Dealers Room, Art Show & Sale, Video Room, Hospitality Room
  • 13:00-14:30 - Opening Ceremonies featuring Guests of Honour
  • 15:00-16:00 - Autograph Session
  • 15:30-16:00 - Costume Contest Meeting
  • 16:00-17:00 - Photo Session
  • 17:00-? - Pavane Practice
  • 19:30-21:30 - Banquet & Pavane Performance followed by Costume Contest
  • 23:00-? - Filksinging
puppet show

Saturday:

  • 9:00-14:00 - Art Show & Sale
  • 9:00-10:00 - Fan Panel
  • 10:00-11:00 - Fan Panel
  • 10:00-18:00 - Dealers Room, Art Show & Sale, Video Room, Hospitality Room
  • 11:00-12:00 - Guest Panel
  • 12:00-13:00 - Herne Jr. Archery Tournament
  • 13:00-14:00 - Workshop
con cake
  • 14:00 - Art Show closes
  • 13:30-14:30 - Photo Session
  • 14:30-16:00 - Charity & Art Auctions
  • 16:00-17:00 - Workshop
  • 17:00-18:00 - Fan Panel
  • 18:00-19:00 - Autograph Session
  • 19:00-21:00 - Entertainment
  • 21:00 - Mixer
  • 23:00-? - Filksinging
another con shirt

Sunday:

  • 10:00-11:00 - Workshop
  • 11:00-12:00 - Major Oaks Presentation
  • 12:00PM -? - Closing Ceremonies
  • 14:30 - Art Show pickup
  • 18:00-20:00 - Gofer Party

Weekend in Sherwood 1 was held August 7-9, 1991

  • guests: Richard "Kip" Carpenter (Series Creator), Mark Ryan (Nasir)

Weekend in Sherwood 2 was held July 2-4, 1992.

  • guests: Richard "Kip" Carpenter (Series Creator), Mark Ryan (Nasir)

Weekend in Sherwood 3 was held August 5-7, 1994.

  • guests: Ray Winstone (Will Scarlet) and his daughter Lois
  • a con report is [1]
con shirt for 1994

Weekend in Sherwood 4 was held July 5-7, 1996.

  • guests: Mark Ryan (Nasir), Jeremy Bulloch (Edward of Wickham)

Weekend in Sherwood 5 was held August 1-3, 1997.

  • guests: Michael Praed (Robin of Loxley), Mark Ryan (Nasir), Jeremy Bulloch (Edward of Wickham), Robbie Bulloch (Edward's son Matthew)
  • a con report is here

Weekend in Sherwood 6 was held July 22-24, 1996.

  • guest: Jeremy Bulloch (Edward of Wickham)

Weekend in Sherwood 7 was held July 23-25, 1997.

  • guests: Mark Ryan (Nasir), Jeremy Bulloch (Edward of Wickham)

Weekend in Sherwood 8 was held July 4-6, 2003.

Weekend in Sherwood 9 was held June 24-26, 2005.

  • guest: Mark Ryan (Nasir)
  • con report here
  • con report here
  • con reprot here
  • photos here