Charming is a Victorian Era Harry Potter roleplay set primarily in the village of Hogsmeade, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the non-canon village of Irvingly. Characters of all classes, both magical and muggle — and even non-human! — are welcome.

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    11.21 A glimpse at post-move changes.
    11.13 This news is not at all big. Do not bother with it.
    11.10 Election update!
    11.07 We have Posting Wizards!
    11.06 A big announcement...
    11.04 Happy AC day!
    11.03 Banner time!
    11.03 Welcome to November!
    10.29 October is waning...
    10.17 Election 1887 campaign ledgers are up!
    10.16 Kayte's changed her (Charming) face!
    10.10 Congrats to September's PW winners Olive and Miri!
    10.03 An update on the Hogwarts ban...
    10.01 It's now October~
    09.30 The AC Approaches
    09.24 We have new Wenches!
    November 1887
    May of 1887
    This month, the full moon will be on Sunday, May 7th. Those who play/plot with werewolves should plan accordingly.
    Hogwarts students may visit Hogsmeade Village on May 13th, 1887 if they are in year three or above with parental permission.

    Post below using the form if you want an event added! Check out this thread for more information.
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    [b]Who:[/b] Who is it for/who is hosting it? Who is invited?
    [b]Where:[/b] Where will it be taking place?
    [b]Why:[/b] Self explanatory.
    [b]When:[/b] IC Date (If you want a forum please post 2+ weeks in advance).
    [b]Forum:[/b] Does your event need a forum?
    — Kayte isn't awesome at networking. Get in touch if you'd like a thread! —

    set by the unparalleled lady
    What: Podmore Zoological Gardens May Day Spring Fling
    Who: Any/Everyone! (Though mostly MC & LC are expected to attend as its more of a country dance in the end)
    Where: Irvingly, Podmore Zoo
    Why: May Day Spring Fling and unveiling of TWO new magical creature exhibits.
    When: May 1st
    Forum: Yes

    Podmore Zoological Gardens is hosing a May Day Spring Fling as well as unveiling two new exhibits! Everyone is welcome to attend! A variety of food and merchant stalls as well as carnival games and a May Day pole will be set up in the field next to the zoo for anyone to enjoy while awaiting the unveilings. The first exhibit will be unveiled just after the lunch hour with the second being unveiled in the evening once the moon is in full view. After the final unveiling, a country dance and fireworks will be had for those who remain in attendance.
    [-] The following 2 users Like Emmeline Woodcroft's post:
       Annette Fontaine, Elsie Beauregard
    COMC, Muggle Studies, Ghoul Studies
    Another Godlike Nolan Set!

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    What: Distressed Witches Charity Quilting Meet
    Who: Thom Pettigrew to sponsor and Hannah Pettigrew to host; any UC/MC lady with a rep 4+ is invited but it's aimed at the idle rich. No children. I suppose men could come if they really wanted but like... why.
    Where: Hogsmeade Memorial Ballroom
    Why: Because CHARITY. #1 Pastime of Bored Victorian Ladies™
    When: 11 May, all afternoon. Guests can come and go as they please but the intention is for people to show up right after lunch and then sit around drinking and quilting basically all day.
    Forum: Nope!

    The ballroom has been filled with large round tables and comfortable chairs, where charitable souls can mingle, talk, and most importantly, make a ton of quilts. The right wall is filled with food displays (finger food, hors d'oeuvres, and a bar where waitstaff will be serving lady-like cocktails). The left wall is full of bins of various fabric squares. Quilts can be made in either the magical or muggle fashion and there are a few roaming ladies from the Society for Distressed Witches to give lessons or quick pointers in either. All the products of the event will go to the Society.

    If the food and the booze and the preponderance of women isn't enough to make things interesting, some trickster has also enchanted one of the bins of fabric--anyone touching a square of the red floral stuff will be unable to speak anything but the bluntest and least filtered of truths.
    [-] The following 3 users Like Thom Pettigrew's post:
       Elsie Beauregard, Hannah Pettigrew, Odira Potter

    Gorgeous set by MJ!
    What: Ices In The Park!
    Who: Drusilla Travers & Elle Lassey to sponsor/organize. It's open to anyone but geared to MC/LC.
    Where: Padmore Park
    Why: To raise money for the Irvingly School
    When: Saturday, 20 May
    Forum: Nope!

    Come enjoy as many magical flavors of edible ice as the volunteers at the stand can cook up, all available by donation. All proceeds go to benefit the Irvingly School and education for young children. MC women can spend an hour or so volunteering at the stand if they're the charitable type; otherwise the intended 'customers' are MC/LC folks. UC folks might peek in to look good for charity but would not really be expected to hang out and mingle with the commoners, or anything. ;)

    In addition to the edible ice stand the volunteers have put out several lawn games such as croquet, lawn tennis, lawn bowling, etc. to make it an entertaining Saturday for anyone who visits. ^^

    Note: this is at the height of the toad infestation, so you may end up with a frog in your ice.
    [-] The following 2 users Like Elle Lassey's post:
       Elsie Beauregard, Imogen MacFusty
    Elle's doting husband is up for grabs!

    What: Pendergast Garden Party
    Who: Olivia Pendergast to host; see plot thread for invites
    Where: Mrs. Pendergast's home in Wellingtonshire
    Why: To formally introduce the Caldieras to British society.
    When: Thursday, May 25th
    Forum: No?
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