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There Be Magic In The Woods Of Crossford

Crossford is a village like any other in the English countryside in the 1500’s. Situated on the shores of beautiful Loch Liberty in the Duchy of Northumberland, Crossford is a shire that is a jewel in the cap of the noble Duke of Northumberland. Her fields are rich and her citizens filled with merriment and love of crown and country.

The story is mostly true. Most of the year, Crossford is truly like any good English town on any good English lake, but at those magical times of the year, the solstices and the equinox, the magic of the ancient woods that loom over Crossford come to life. Those fey woodlands are a link, a portal to different times and Crossford sits on ley lines that make her a destination for visitors out of time who come to Crossford to solve some dilemma in their lives.

The ancient spirits of Crossford Wood and the High Green have brought Robin Hood and Maid Marian, King Arthur and his Knights, the Three Musketeers and Robert du Bruce with William Wallace to the small village of Crossford to set history aright. Each group had a character at a crossroads, about to make a decision the stories knew to be wrong. Maid Marian was going to marry the Sheriff of Nottingham, The Round Table itself was going to fall apart and D’Artagnan was about to renounce his life long dream of becoming a Musketeer. In each case the people of Crossford and the magic of this place set them back on the path to where they were supposed to go.

Each year at the festival, wait and see what figure out of myth and history arrives to find the way back on their paths with the help of the villagers and nobles of Crossford.

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Season One - Robin Hood

At the time of the fall Equinox in 1557, Maid Marian was brought to Crossford to save her from a marriage to the evil Sheriff (our 1st season in September 2010).

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Season Two - King Arthur And His Knights

Nearing the time of Beltaine, 1558, King Arthur and his knights arrived in Crossford to fend off a curse placed on them by Morgan le Fay.

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Season Three - The Three Musketeers

In 1559 at the summer solstice, D’Artagnan was brought to Crossford along with the Three Musketeers to save his love and his future as a Musketeer.

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Season Four - William Wallace

In 1560, William Wallace and King Edward Longshanks battled in the village of Crossford, but they were merely players in the decisions of Robert du Bruce who stood at his personal crossroads.

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Season Five - William Shakespeare

In 1561, William Shakespeare suffered from writer's block, and thus had to face the characters of his own tales come to life thanks to the magic of Titania and Puck.

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Season Six - Pirate Invasion

Young Francis Drake arrived to Crossford in 1562, only to encounter the infamous pirate Blackbeard and his crew, and Admiral Horatio Nelson of the Royal Navy.