When Duration Where Name Instructor Description
07-14
09:00
1.0 A&S 1 Medieval Money: Coinage, Prices, and Trade Beneath the Eyes of God Lord Richard Heyworth Many of today's debates about economics had their roots in the medieval and renaissance period. Come see how merchants and governments in period thought about fair pricing, money, and the ethics of being wealthy. Can rich people get into heaven? Find out!
07-14
09:00
1.0 A&S 2 Oneiromancy- dream interpretation Hlafdige Arastorm People dream, and want to know what their dreams mean. What do we know about Oneiromancy in SCA period? Luckily for medieval Christians, the Bible portrayed dream interpretation positively. There are dream interpretation books from ancient Egypt to Greece to Tudor England. Almost every culture has unique interpretations of dreams, and I'll cover as many as I can.
07-14
09:00
2.0 A&S 3 Me, Myself and My Scroll Mistress Collette d’Avignon This “class” is a drop off and sign up point for anyone interested in having their pronouns or name changed on a scroll within their possession. You will need to bring your scroll with you to the drop off point and arrangements will be made in person for editing.
07-14
09:00
2.0 A&S 5 Introduction to Coptic Binding - Constructing a Mini Codex Liisi Murrayntytär Coptic binding is an attractive, no-adhesive necessary, bookbinding technique dating from as early as the 2nd century CE. In this class, students will learn a simple, beginner-friendly stitch to create their own mini codex suitable for note taking, sketching, illuminating, and more! Each student will be provided with the following: - Front & back bookcovers - 5 folios of pages - Curved needles - Embroidery floss - Beeswax
07-14
10:00
1.0 A&S 1 Chainmail Pride Flag Keychains Ishikawa no Yuki'o We will be making chainmail pride flag keychains from start to finish using a European 4 in 1 weave. LIMIT 5 - rings and pliers are limited. More are welcome to watch. Ages 12+, requires some hand strength & dexterity. Suggested donation of $5 for materials - cash, PayPal, and Venmo are all accepted
07-14
10:00
1.0 A&S 2 Medieval Music: Why Does Medieval Music Sound So... Medieval? Lord Richard Heyworth Why does medieval music sound so... medieval? How can I make that style myself? Come and find out some history behind your favorite period tunes as well as some tips to make your own music sound like it was composed in the 15th century.
07-14
10:00
1.0 A&S 4 Embroidery: Color Blending Lady Octavia Valeria Into to blending colors while embroidering. Using 3 colors all the way to 7. Supply packs for the class will be offered.
07-14
10:00
6.0 Morwenna O Hurlihie (On the road past thrown weapons across from the battlefield.) Food for a Day Lady Morwenna O Hurlihie Interested in churning butter? Making cheese? Kneading bread dough? Putting together a pottage? I will be spending the day cooking in my camp (usually on the road past thrown weapons across from the battlefield) on Friday from 10-4 (ish), weather permitting. Please stop by. Look for a banner with three argent drop spindles on a green background. You are welcome to ask questions, possibly even help a bit. Kids with parents are welcome to watch, but this is a working kitchen with knives and fire and all that entails. Plans may change, but items include: Butter (morning) Cheese (morning) Something bread related A pottage An egg or vegetable dish Poached or fried fish or fowl Roasted meat “Sampling and tasting available (at your own risk).”
07-14
11:00
1.0 A&S 1 Blackwork Embroidery for Beginners Lady Caitríona inghean Uí Shíodhach Blackwork is a beautiful and period handwork that was used to embellish everything from cuffs and ruffs to cup covers and coifs. Come see examples of modern and period blackwork and pick up a kit and try your hand. Warning, it is addictive! 15 kits with handout available.
07-14
11:00
1.0 A&S 2 Making Elderberry and Other Fruit Wines Margaret Loftus of Govan History of elderberry use for wine, how to identify and find wild elderberries, demystify the general wine making process using sugar, applicable to just about any fruit.
07-14
11:00
1.0 A&S 3 Period Sizing: The Beauty of 1:1 Scrolls Lady Aaradyn Ghyoot Come and learn why creating a scroll in a 1:1 size is fun, and how probably it’s not that different from your current scribal practices. We’ll discuss all the details, from finding sources to scroll text to the finished product.
07-14
11:00
1.0 Youth Point Youth Bardic Circle Thl Solveig Bjarnardottir Bring a piece to perform or come learn some rounds or Disney songs and sing along! Guardians -MUST- remain with their youth or they will be asked to leave.
07-14
12:00
1.0 A&S 1 Instant Medieval Snacks and Foods from the Grocery Store Lady Colette de Herisson We have all been on our way to an event and realized we will need food to munch on and stopped off at the grocery store, grabbing our familiar modern snacks or just been short on time for meal prep. Learn how to make your snacks or meal choices more medieval. This will be done through discussion, pictures and real food examples showing the progression from packaged item to beautiful presentation. Food provided will include milk, eggs, nuts, gluten and other potential allergens, though participants may attend without sampling the food - options/approaches for those with allergies will be touched on in the class. Children attending should have their responsible adult speak to the instructor to confirm whether or not they are allowed to eat the provided food (confirm no allergies, etc.).
07-14
12:00
2.0 A&S 4 Or Nué: A Historical and Practical introduction Mistress Amalie von Hohensee The first half of this class will provide an overview of the history of Or Nué, the famed “shaded gold” embroidery technique that became popular throughout 15th century Europe. The second half of the class will cover basic concepts to consider when stitching, including stitching techniques, managing multiple colors at once, and basic shading. The class kit will include the materials for a small sampler: multiple colors of cotton embroidery floss, synthetic gold thread, linen backing fabric, and an embroidery hoop. If possible, please bring several fine embroidery needles (app. size 10) and your own scissors.
07-14
13:00
1.0 A&S 1 Consorting with Fighters: How to support your person on the field Mistress Lilla aet Sceaphylle This class will cover the basics of care and feeding of your person who is doing their martial art at an event. There will be a discussion of both the practical, non-tangible support, and inspiration/honor you can provide to your fighter in tournament or war.
07-14
13:00
1.0 A&S 2 Spinners, dyers and fiber artists guild meeting Lady Ysenda Cleland A meeting for the spinners, dyers and fiber artists of the east kingdom (and beyond) to talk about the direction we would like the guild to take. As always you are welcome to bring your work and work as we talk and showing off your work is very welcome and expected.
07-14
13:00
1.5 A&S 5 SCA Polyam Munch Aureliana Laskarina Polyam? ENM? Come meet and hang out with your fellow polyam/ENM SCAdians! This is a chance to meet others and make new friends in the community.
07-14
13:00
1.0 Merchant Row (Merchant Row) Malagentian Players Presents Thl Solveig Bjarnardottir Bring your family to watch and participate in a puppet show! Youth Activity- Guardians must remain with their youth.
07-14
14:00
1.0 A&S 1 Indigo Dye Demonstration and Open Dyepot Lydia of Brus Participants will learn about the science behind preparing an indigo dye bath and watch the magical transformation as materials are oxidized. Demonstrations will show the effects of the indigo dye vat on wool, linen, and cotton. Participants are welcome and encouraged to bring their own materials to submerge in the bath. Linen, wools, cottons, fabric, yarn, fiber are all encouraged. Also bring something to transport your wet product home (such as a plastic trash bag or ziplock bag - depending on the size of your materials) - as we will not have time to rinse and dry during the demo.
07-14
14:00
1.0 A&S 2 History of Accounting Lord Richard Heyworth We live in a world of stuff, and someone has to keep track of that stuff. That's what accountants do! We'll trace the history of accounting from 8000 BCE to the 16th century, as it becomes better and better at recording stuff.
07-14
14:00
1.5 A&S 4 Tea leaf reading Lady Hesychia of Ravensbridge We will have tea and read the leaves after we drink our tea. I will have handouts, looseleaf tea , hot water, and a few cups and saucers. If you have the option of bringing your own cup and saucer please do so!
07-14
15:00
1.0 A&S 1 How to Attend! (Being a Retainer for Royalty in Our Society) Mistress Lilla aet Sceaphylle Attending royals (at all levels) is a fun and helpful way to participate in our society. This class will be a few helpful tips and tricks for people who would like to attend/retain for royals. Participants of all experience levels are welcome and encouraged. This is an all ages class.
07-14
15:00
1.0 A&S 2 Intro to Flint and Steel Fight Starting Master Colonel Christian Woolfe Flint and Steel fire starting and a brief history of fire. Description- How do you make a fire, how do you manage a fire, how does it all work? This will be an introductory class to fire starting techniques and history of controlled uses of fire- focusing on flint and steel. Note: this class utilizes sharp and sometimes dangerous materials- minors must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times during the lesson. Flints and steel provided on loan for the class but if you have your own feel free to bring them.
07-14
15:00
2.0 A&S 3 How to Run/Organize a Demo or an Event Lady Sigrida Arnsdottir This class is designed to guide someone new to running an event or demo, or to someone who may like information that may spark new ideas. I will go through the steps I have used to run my events successfully in the past. I will go over submitting a bid, recruiting staff, and time lines, what your role is at the event. There will be a time for questions at the end of the class Handouts will be available as well as pdfs. Events and demos I have run: GNEW, created and ran the Great Falls Balloon Festival 5 years, Spring Schola 2 years, and participated as staff at Hugnin and Munnin.
07-14
15:00
1.0 A&S 5 Malagentia Cook's Guild July Meeting Lady Octavia Valeria Malagentia Cook's Guild July Meeting. Please bring printed out recipes to share (15-20 copies) and a drink to share. We will sit around discuss our favorite recipes, drink together, and enjoy our common love of food. All are welcome!
07-14
15:00
2.0 Main Barn Round and Round we go! Thl Solveig Bjarnardottir Come learn period (Pre 1650 rounds) and sing them! No skill level required. Bring your passion! Book can be printed or downloaded ahead of time here: https://rb.gy/rdzfl
07-14
16:00
1.0 A&S 2 A&S Consultation Table Mistress Amalie von Hohensee The EK A&S Consultation service is designed to help artisans further their own journey on their chosen A&S path, discussing and getting advice on project scope, documentation, research, and potential pitfalls of present and future projects. Bring your project at any stage for feedback and discussion
07-14
18:30
1.5 Main Barn Dance preview for the New Moon Balle Mickel von Salm Planning to attend the New Moon Balle, but aren't familiar with some of the dances or need a refresher on the steps? This class will walk students through several of the planned dances, focusing on the less complicated choreographies.
07-14
19:00
1.0 A&S 1 Low Key Shabbat Lady Marielle d'Aria The Welcoming on Shabbat is a Jewish Tradition that separates the time for work, and the time of rest. While GNEW isn’t always restful; it is a reason to celebrate. Join in for a small gathering of snacks, reflection, candles, song and of course Challah. I often find myself traveling on Friday evenings. Its both a joy and a challenge to find ways to identify that Shabbat has started. During GNEW 2022 a small group of us lit candles and took time to rest before the merriment of Friday night, the events of Saturday and the daunting task of breaking camp on Sunday. If you find yourself Friday Evening Looking for a moment of rest, please feel welcome to join. Wine or juice, Challah, traditional Jewish Snacks and candles will be provided for anyone who wishes to join. You do not need to be Jewish, religious or even faithful to join. All people are welcome here. I mean who doesn't love bread? We will sit with each other, talk a lot about the week, laugh and maybe sing a little. Those who are interested in lighting candles, joining in a few prayers and songs are invited to, but there is no pressure to. Please bring a favorite cup, and if you wish to contribute a meat free snack to share. Children with a dedicated adult are of course welcome. Kids like songs, bread and snack also!
07-14
20:00
2.5 Main Barn New Moon Balle Mickel von Salm The annual dance night at Great Northeastern War! From bransles to almayns to English Country to Italian balli, the playlist will feature a variety of styles and skill levels. Please note: there will be no formal dance instruction during the balle.
07-14
22:30
0.5 Main Barn Tour of the Night Sky Mickel von Salm Once the New Moon Balle is complete, if the night sky is clear, take a short walk onto the lawn in front of the Barn and learn about some of the magnificent views overhead. The summer constellations in the late evening reference various tales from mythology and provide for ample viewing opportunity.
07-15
09:00
1.0 A&S 1 Anglo-Saxon Warriors Hlafdige Arastorm The topic could fill books, but we’ll cover as much about the armor and weapons of the Anglo-Saxon warrior: swords, shields, spears, and of course, the seax, as we can. We’ll also cover fighting styles in groups like the fyrd, and defensive systems like the burgs. The time range covered will be from invading the British kingdoms, through the Viking wars, folding in some of their techniques to fighting the Normans.
07-15
09:00
1.0 A&S 2 Drafting and Distaff Lady Morwenna O Hurlihie Learn some of the particulars of spinning. How you draft your yarn can change your yarn characteristics, so you can get specific yarn for your specific project. Experiment with using different types of distaffs to help wrangle your fiber supply as you spin.
07-15
09:00
2.0 A&S 5 Scribal Competition Lady Octavia Valeria Please bring your own paints, and brushes. Paper will be provided.
07-15
09:00
1.5 Battlefield So you want to be a Rapier Martial Thl Cedric of the Floppy Hat A discussion of armor, weapon , secondaries, and (fun!!) paperwork inspection requirements. Legal and safety implications. Bring all the weapons you can get ahold of and they will be inspected by the group
07-15
10:00
1.0 A&S 1 Chainmail Pride Flag Keychains Ishikawa no Yuki'o We will be making chainmail pride flag keychains from start to finish using a European 4 in 1 weave. LIMIT 5 - rings and pliers are limited. More are welcome to watch. Ages 12+, requires some hand strength & dexterity. Suggested donation of $5 for materials - cash, PayPal, and Venmo are all accepted
07-15
10:00
1.0 A&S 2 Housewights, hobgoblins, and other house spirits Hlafdige Arastorm It's not as simple as "elves" (and certainly not House elves as in Harry Potter). Some are wild, and some choose to share our homes. From British Hobgoblins and brownies, to Russian Domovoy to Norse Tomte or Nisse, (going back to Roman Lares) homes generally had spirits that protected and sometimes worked with, sometimes plagued the people in the house. Which would your persona have had, and how do you keep yours happy, helping keep your home safe, and not tipping over your ash bucket?
07-15
10:00
1.0 A&S 3 Learn to spin Lady Morwenna O Hurlihie Whether you’ve never picked up a spindle before, if you can’t quite remember that 10 minute lesson from a vendor years ago, or if you’ve tried several times but would still like a refresher, come learn how to spin. Wool and spindles will be provided. Spindle and wool kits available for purchase.
07-15
10:00
1.0 A&S 4 One piece shoes from the Iron Age to the Roman era Mistress Agatha Wanderer Learn about one piece shoes from the Iron Age to the Roman era. Agatha will discuss the history of these fascinating shoes and share tips, tricks, and patterns for making your own one piece shoes.
07-15
11:00
1.0 A&S 1 Cheese making from goat milk Margaret Loftus of Govan A simple approach to making cheeses at home with some hints about raising dairy goats. Will discuss farmhouse cheddar, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses.
07-15
11:00
1.0 A&S 2 Inkle Weaving: Pattern Design Lady Katla of Viborg Inkle weaving is used to craft bands of trim or tapes which can be used for a variety of purposes. This class will focus on common motifs used in complex inkle patterns and how to pattern those motifs. We will also touch on how to reverse engineer a pattern from an existing piece of inkle trim.
07-15
11:00
1.0 A&S 3 Medieval and Renaissance Banking Lord Richard Heyworth Usury was a mortal sin, equivalent to murder, for much of the medieval and Renaissance periods. And yet, we know of many famous banks during this period! How did those banks operate? How did they make their money? How did they skirt usury laws? Come found out the secrets to the bankers trade!
07-15
11:00
2.0 A&S 4 Jam Session: Recorders Thl Solveig Bjarnardottir Bring your recorders and some sheet music to play and share. I will bring some music and we can huddle around a score or 2 to play.
07-15
11:00
1.5 A&S 5 Muppet Headband Lady Griet Wever van Orange Learn to knit a medieval Thrummed Hat, but on a smaller scale. Discussion of the hat and mechanics of knitting this particular hat, but scaled down to a headband to keep the yarn/class costs down. If you want to actually knit, please come with basic knitting skills - cast on, stretchy bind off, knit, and purl. This is not a knitting class. Please feel free to come and learn but not knit. The engineering of this hat is pretty impressive. If you want to make a hat, I will have extra skeins with me.
07-15
12:00
1.0 A&S 2 Early Period Amber Working Thl Agnes Marie de Calais Come learn about how how to work with raw amber using stone leather and simple tools. The history of amber usage and it’s common use from the early Bronze Age to 1600 will also be briefly discussed. This will be a hands on opportunity workshop. However, participants can opt to just listen in.
07-15
12:00
2.0 A&S 3 Inkle Weaving: Warping Your Loom Lady Katla of Viborg Inkle weaving is used to craft bands of trim or tapes which can be used for a variety of purposes. This class will focus on modern inkle loom anatomy, pattern reading, loom setup, and how to weave an inkle band. Looms will not be provided. Please bring a loom if you want to set up a warp during the class. Crochet cotton will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
07-15
13:00
2.0 A&S 1 Athena's Thimble Panel Mistress Amalie von Hohensee Come share your embroidery! This guild meeting will include both formal panels as well as informal "show and tell." Embroidery at any stage may be paneled for Working Knowledge and a finished embroidery may be paneled for Competency. For Period Competency, please contact the senior member running the panel in advance.
07-15
13:00
2.0 A&S 2 Bring Out Your Looms! Lady Griet Wever van Orange Are you struggling with your tablet weaving? Do you have questions that need to be answered hands on? Do you want to learn a new technique that's been alluding you? Use this time to ask questions, give answers, share hacks, and get to know your fellow local tablet weavers!
07-15
13:00
1.0 A&S 4 Remembering The Dead: English Funerary Monuments and Achievements Thl Alexander Clarke Funerary monuments and achievements can show is so much about a life by how they are remembered in death. We’ll discuss ways to look at effigies, monuments, and achievements, and dispel some common myths.
07-15
13:00
1.0 A&S 5 SCA on a Budget: The "C" is for Cheap Mistress Raziya Bint Rusa A discussion on the tips, tricks, resources for making your SCA lifestyle as budget friendly as possible. We will discuss thrifting, repurposing, budget retail, and other options.
07-15
13:00
1.0 Foresters Camp (TBD) Logboats & Dugout Canoes Master Seamus na Coille Aosda An introduction to logboats & dugout canoes with an emphasis on those of Ireland. We will examine a replica logboat, and then discuss materials, tools, construction methods, hull forms, methods of propulsion, uses, and distribution in Ireland through time and space.
07-15
13:00
1.0 Merchant Row (Merchant Row) Malagentian Players Presents Thl Solveig Bjarnardottir Bring your family to watch and participate in a puppet show! Youth Activity- Guardians must remain with their youth.
07-15
14:00
1.0 A&S 3 Getting Started with Plants! (in the SCA) Mistress Raziya Bint Rusa Resources to get you started working with plants in SCA context. There will be a handout on plant use/safety and a QR code link to a comprehensive list of sources. I may also have some ID handouts as well, depending on supply. I will discuss different East communities that work with plants. Intermediate and advanced plant people and conversation is welcomed! Feel free to just come hang out if you're a plant person. Other people sharing their knowledge and resources is encouraged.
07-15
14:00
1.0 A&S 4 Introduction to Runes Hlafdige Arastorm Are you interested in Runes? We will cover the Old English Futhorc as well as the Elder and younger Futharc, and meanings for each so you can start reading. We'll also cover a basic technique for tossing runes for divination. The first step is to learn to read the letters by sound, but we will cover the meanings of the symbols.
07-15
14:00
1.0 A&S 5 One piece shoes from the Iron Age to the Roman era Mistress Agatha Wanderer Learn about one piece shoes from the Iron Age to the Roman era. Agatha will discuss the history of these fascinating shoes and share tips, tricks, and patterns for making your own one piece shoes.
07-15
15:00
1.0 A&S 1 But I saw it in a manuscript! Thl Alexander Clarke In this class we will discuss why using period artwork for documentation isn’t always as clear cut as it seems. And ways to build skills to help you decipher what you’re looking at.
07-15
15:00
1.0 A&S 2 EK Herbalist and Apothecary Guild meeting Mistress Raziya Bint Rusa The East Kingdom Herbalist and Apothecary Guild meeting. Come and be social, we are starting up again after a few years off. We will be discussing leadership, people's projects, and plants!
07-15
15:00
2.0 A&S 3 How to Run/Organize a Demo or an Event Lady Sigrida Arnsdottir This class is designed to guide someone new to running an event or demo, or to someone who may like information that may spark new ideas. I will go through the steps I have used to run my events successfully in the past. I will go over submitting a bid, recruiting staff, and time lines, what your role is at the event. There will be a time for questions at the end of the class Handouts will be available as well as pdfs. Events and demos I have run: GNEW, created and ran the Great Falls Balloon Festival 5 years, Spring Schola 2 years, and participated as staff at Hugnin and Munnin.
07-15
15:00
2.0 A&S 4 Intro to Basic Knitting Lady Signý Kráka Come learn how to knit! This class is for the complete beginner who may have never touched yarn before. We will start with a brief history of knitting, followed by the anatomy of a yarn label, then we will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off, so you can complete basic projects from start to finish. All genders and handedness are welcome. Children under the age of 5 may or may not have the fine motor skills to manipulate the needles. If they can hold and use a pencil properly, they are welcome to come and try. Class size is limited to 5. If you want to take it home, then bring your own worsted weight yarn and size 7-9 needles, or there will be a few kits available to purchase for $8. Loaner equipment is also available during class.
07-15
15:00
1.0 A&S 5 The Honourable Company of Knytters of East Kingdom Lady Ysenda Cleland This is a guild meeting for the Honourable Company of Knytters of East Kingdom. All Knytters welcome. Please bring a drink and show and tell.
07-15
15:00
2.0 Main Barn Bardic Circle Thl Solveig Bjarnardottir Come one, come all! Come share your songs, stories, dances and all forms of performance! No skill required. Safe space to try new things. PG13 prior to 10pm, after 10 all bets are off.
07-15
16:00
1.0 A&S 2 Wordsmithing 101 Baroness Aislinn Chiabach An in depth discussion on the art of wordsmithing. It's place as a both a singular and collaborative art in the of Arts and Sciences community. The required information each scroll needs. A look into the many East Kingdom Awards. The language used in scroll. And the multitude of sources that are available online and beyond.

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