When Duration Where Name Instructor Description
07-12
10:00
1.0 A&S 1 That terrible Day at Agincourt Lord Alexander Clarke An overview of Henry V’s 1415 Campaign to take back the French Crown.
07-12
10:00
1.5 A&S 3 Make A Smocked Apron Lady Aurelia Colleoni a'Buccafurno Learn the basics of honeycomb-smocking, an easy pattern for beginners. In an hour and a half, you will make your own apron. Please bring one yard (36” x 55”) of medium weight linen (selvedge to selvedge). Some thread will be provided, but feel free to bring your own linen, cotton, or silk threads (one matching, one contrasting, or both). If you have a long needle, such a Milliner’s needle, it will be helpful, otherwise there will be some to share.
07-12
10:00
1.0 A&S 4 Medieval Soil Amendments Baroness Ellice de Valles Come discuss a variety of soil amendments used by medieval gardeners, and talk about why they were/are added/used from both a modern and medieval standpoint. We will try to discuss at least four soil amendments, and possibly more if time permits.
07-12
10:00
2.0 Back Barn - A Wet form a Sheath Lady Thora the Mad Learn how to wet form a sheath for your own knife. Bring your favorite knife that is no longer than 10" in length and make a sheath that is custom made. Will also be making a small key fob in order to demonstrate how to saddle stitch, trim edges, dye and burnish edges.
07-12
10:00
1.0 Main Barn Natural Trumpet for the Court and Battlefield Lady Ysabel da Costa The natural trumpet has no slide or valves; it plays only the notes of the harmonic series. We will discuss this noble instrument, its place in 15c and 16c music and society, and its extant repertoire for the court and battlefield. Then we will play some period military calls and fanfares for trumpet solo and ensemble. Bring a horn if you have one (a few loaners will be available). In order of preference: natural or Baroque trumpet in C 440, sackbut or other low brass, modern trumpet or bugle, or whatever you've got! Most pieces are quite easy.
07-12
11:00
1.0 A&S 1 Witch Hunts in SCA period Hlafdige Arastorm The major period of witch hunts was post-SCA but the the peak period of the trials built up during the 16th century, and witches (and accusations of witchcraft) were present throughout our period. I’ll try to cover as many of the factors that led to this dark stain on our history, including economic and class differences, gender inequality, politics, the Protestant Reformation, and more. From The Canon Episcopi through the Mallus Mallifactorum to James I and his Witchcraft Act, I’ll cover as much of the subject as possible.
07-12
11:00
1.0 A&S 5 The History of Blacksmithing - Focusing on the Norse Blacksmith Lord Brandr Aronsson A look at Medieval blacksmithing tools and techniques as well as examples of metal work from the period.
07-12
12:00
1.5 A&S 1 Period Breads and Grains Lady Giovanna della Rosa Learn techniques for creating period breads. Come taste the breads your persona would have eaten and find out where to source flours and grains. Breads from Northern Europe and the roman empire will be on hand. Leave with a sourdough culture and recipes.
07-12
12:00
1.0 A&S 3 Lies the History Channel told you: Viking edition Lord Johannes von Braunschweig A brief and lighthearted exploration of the misinformation and myths surrounding the Viking age; with the aim of helping the students become better reenactors
07-12
12:00
1.0 A&S 4 Introduction to Fiber Prep Lady Morwenna O Hurlihie While you can spin wool straight from a sheep, you’ll be much happier if you prepare your fleece first. Brief introduction to washing and preparing wool for spinning.
07-12
12:00
1.0 Back Barn - A Wordsmithing: Finding the right source text and what to do with it Lord Nicol mac Donnachaidh This is a two part class: The first half is a general primer on research and how to find source texts to model. The second half goes into how to analyze texts and modify them for use as scroll texts.
07-12
13:00
1.0 Brandr Forge Basic Blacksmithing Lord Brandr Aronsson Hands on lesson dealing with the basic techniques of Blacksmithing.
07-12
14:00
1.0 A&S 2 Basic Hand Sewing for Construction Lady Catiana de Vannes Four basic hand sewing stitches for sewing together anything will be taught. We will make a simple drawstring pouch to learn these stitches. Bring scissors and a needle if you have them.
07-12
14:00
1.0 A&S 3 Getting Creative with Your Research Master Magnus hvalmagi In this class, I will discuss my personal research philosophy (and yours too), including the way I approach examining sources in order to put together seemingly disparate information to make useful things. This class can apply to any A&S discipline (probably others too) in the SCA, and you shouldn't need any kind of advanced education to follow along. The goal is to take a complex topic and make it approachable for people of all backgrounds!
07-12
14:00
1.0 A&S 4 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.
07-12
15:00
1.0 A&S 5 The Honourable Company of Knytters of East Kingdom Ysenda Cleland This is a guild meeting for the Honourable Company of Knytters of East Kingdom. All Knytters welcome.
07-12
15:00
1.0 Back Barn - A Wordsmithing: Finding the right source text and what to do with it Lord Nicol mac Donnachaidh This is a two part class: The first half is a general primer on research and how to find source texts to model. The second half goes into how to analyze texts and modify them for use as scroll texts.
07-12
16:00
1.0 A&S 2 Super Simple Tunic Lady Catiana de Vannes This is a method of constructing a simple tunic. Coptic tunics were made in this manner. The method will be demonstrated and taught using a piece of paper. Fabric selection will be discussed during the class. If you already have fabric, you may bring it and we will mark it for cutting at the end of class. This course is for anyone but targeted for the newer members.
07-12
18:00
1.5 Main Barn New Moon Balle dance preview Mistress Mickel von Salm A preview of select dances planned for the New Moon Balle on Friday evening. Bransle, Almayns, and English Country Dances planned. No prior experience necessary. Bring water and wear comfy shoes.
07-13
09:00
1.0 A&S 2 Forging Clay Lord Donato Favro A hands on introduction to Blacksmithing techniques in a more forgiving material.
07-13
09:00
2.0 A&S 4 Constructing the Kirtle Baroness Elgiva Wilhelm Learn to create a custom kirtle (cotehardie) pattern that fits your body. We will briefly discuss the ubiquitous nature of the kirtle through the ages, styled both for men and women, and then go into the how-to of creating a pattern. The first hour will be spent on discussion; the second hour I will be available to assist with creating individual patterns; this portion will be limited to six people due to time constraints. This class is open to everyone; all genders, ages, and body shapes.
07-13
09:00
2.0 Back Barn - A East Kingdom Choral Singers Lady Solveig Bjarnardottir This is an ad hoc choir that will be meeting at various events as instructors are available. Music will be published on the East Kingdom Choral Singers page on facebook for review ahead of time. Please bring printed copies and a pencil. No skill level required, however, willingness to learn is! You can find the facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/EKchoir/
07-13
10:00
1.0 A&S 1 30 Minute Gothic Master Robert Whitcome of Brandywine This is a course for beginners and those who may have to teach beginners. 30 Minute Gothic is a hand based on Dürer’s gothic hand. Advice on choosing pens, paper, and how such choices will evolve with experience. Paper and felt tip calligraphy pens are supplied.
07-13
10:00
2.0 A&S 2 Athena's Thimble Embroidery Panel Mistress Ygraine of Kellswood Anyone with an interest in embroidery is welcome to attend. Needlework can be presented to our panel for evaluation and ranking in our categories; this is entirely optional, but our intent is to be encouraging and helpful, so please bring your work to show off! If you wish to panel for a Period Competency ranking, please provide your documentation by July 3 to: ygraine at kellswood dot com
07-13
10:00
2.0 A&S 3 Big German Headwear! Mistress Agatha Wanderer Learn about the layers involved in German/Austrian Headwear of the 15th and 16th centuries. Students will also learn how to make a wulsthaube, the layer that gives the classic "mushroom" shape to the headwear's profile. If students wish to start the wulst, they should bring 1/2 yard white linen.
07-13
10:00
1.0 A&S 5 East Kingdom Soothsayer’s Guild Meeting Hlafdige Arastorm Meeting for current and potential guild-members of the EK Soothsayers Guild. If you shine, scry, see, dowse, cast, foretell, or otherwise say the sooth, come meet the other members. We want to find out who’s in the different regions. Come ask questions if you’ve never heard of it before.
07-13
11:00
1.0 A&S 4 The History of Blacksmithing - Focusing on the Norse Blacksmith Lord Brandr Aronsson Blacksmithing in early scandinavia was quite different from Medieval Europe. We will discuss the tools, the techniques and the work.
07-13
11:00
1.0 A&S 5 EK Herbalists’ and Apothecaries’ Guild Meeting Baroness Ellice de Valles Meeting of the Eastern Kingdom Herbalists’ and Apothecaries’ Guild. The goal of the Guild is to encourage study, teaching and practice of medieval herb uses, as well as the study of medieval apothecary and pharmacy practice, in the East Kingdom. The Guild should serve as a conduit for herbalists and apothecaries in the kingdom to communicate with and learn from each other, and to disseminate knowledge about medieval herbalism and pharmacy to others.
07-13
12:00
1.5 A&S 1 New to the SCA Sigrida Arnsdottir This class will cover the basics of starting out in the SCA. Topics such as garb, different areas of interests, where you live, how to play with your local groups and more.
07-13
12:00
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.
07-13
12:00
1.0 A&S 3 French Q&A Lady Sorcha Dhorcha Many people are Learning French for the East Kingdom, this will be a time for you to come talk to one or more people who live or have lived in a French speaking area. Get corrections to Duolingo, hear live conversations, ask questions for things that books and programs do not answer.
07-13
12:00
2.0 A&S 4 Introduction to Pewter Casting Baron Gaius Claudius Valerianus So you want to pour liquid metal into shapes of beauty? Well now is your chance! We will address the very basics of carving a mold for the purpose of pouring pewter and making your vision come to life! You will carve, you will pour and you will walk away with a pewter trinket of your own making. All tools and materials will be provided. Notice this class features dangerous items; sharp, hot, dusty so please dress accordingly.
07-13
12:00
1.0 A&S 5 Arachnid's Web Guild Meeting Lady Ciarnait ni’Bhroin If you make lace of any kind, or just want to find out more about period lace, this is the place for you. Bring whatever you are working on. If you plan to panel something please bring your filled out form with you as there will be limited blank forms on site.
07-13
12:00
1.0 Back Barn - A How to take body casts for armor making. Lord Alexander Clarke Noted SCA Armorer Lord Enzo de Pazzi of Athelmearc and Lord Alexander Clarke of the East, will demonstrate how to take arm and leg casts to use in custom armor making. And how to make patterns off of those casts.
07-13
13:00
1.0 A&S 2 Fabric Buttons Baroness Elgiva Wilhelm Simple to make, cheap, and historically accurate, fabric buttons are an easy way to add that special flair to your garb. Materials will be provided for up to a dozen attendees. You may also bring scraps from your recent garb creations & make buttons to coordinate.
07-13
13:00
1.0 A&S 3 French for the Anglophone America SCAdian Lady Sorcha Dhorcha A review of French phrases to be used at an event, titles and politeness, and a review of phrases needed to the to the event, getting gas ect.
07-13
13:00
1.0 Brandr Forge Basic Blacksmithing Lord Brandr Aronsson Hands on lesson dealing with the basic techniques of Blacksmithing.
07-13
14:00
1.0 A&S 1 Theoretical Calligraphy 1: On the Just Shaping of Letters Master Robert Whitcome of Brandywine How to look at any alphabet and figure out how to shape it so that it looks like, i.e. has the same weight and feel, as the hand one is trying to copy. Various hands are discussed. Paper and felt tip calligraphy pens will be supplied.
07-13
14:00
1.0 A&S 2 Spinning 201 Lady Morwenna O Hurlihie You've mostly got this spinning thing down. You're making yarn that you're mostly happy with...now what? Discussion of additional techniques including plying. Some spindles and fiber available for class, but please bring your own projects, too.
07-13
14:00
1.0 A&S 3 Event Communication 101 Baroness Audrye Beneyt Do you want to improve your communication for events? Come get some tips and tricks on how to engage and drum up excitement for your event, all while sharing important information.
07-13
14:00
1.0 A&S 4 Thomas Chaucer: The Most Influential Man You've Never Heard Of Lord Alexander Clarke We'll talk about Thomas Chaucer. The son of noted poet Geoffrey Chaucer, and one of the most influential men of his time.
07-13
14:00
1.0 Ravensbridge camp next to the pink and blue tent The Company of Narrowworkers Meet-up Margot de la Mer A meeting of narrow workers and those interested in narrow work. Narrow work is anything less than eighteen inches, including tablet weaving, inkle weaving, fingerloop braiding, lucet, and more! Bring your projects and conversation.
07-13
15:00
1.0 A&S 1 Wordsmithing Guild Roundtable Lord Nicol mac Donnachaidh Wordsmithing is becoming a bigger part of the scribal community, and the SCA experience at large. Organizing into a guild would give us the opportunity to meet and discuss our particular art, and think about how else we can lend our unique and desired skills to the SCA and the Eastern Kingdom.
07-13
15:00
1.5 A&S 2 Vampires in History Hlafdige Arastorm Vampires were known from Rome to the modern world, but what would your persona have known about them, what would they have called them? What stories would they know? How would they have protected themselves from them? From Ireland to beyond the Black Sea, from the Iceland to Africa, there were blood and life draining monsters. When this "fun" topic comes up, we can do it authentically.
07-13
15:00
1.0 A&S 3 Women in the Middles Ages Lady Catiana de Vannes This is a mythbusting class on the role women played in the Middle ages. Women fought, led men in battle, read, crafted, et al. For every belief that women didn't do "that" in the Middle Ages, there was a woman who did.
07-13
15:00
1.0 A&S 4 Spinners, dyers and fiber artists guild meeting 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.
07-13
16:00
0.5 A&S 1 Word games of Wit and Whimsy Lord Nicol mac Donnachaidh Join one of the East Kingdom's foremost wordsmiths in a variety of games! Run roughshod through Old English riddles! Abolish your apprehension of archaic words! Make merry with Madlibs, Shakespearean style! Fun and prizes all but guaranteed.
07-13
19:00
1.0 Sundorwine High Court of The Forest (meeting of the East Kingdom Royal Foresters Guild) Lord Seamus na Coille Aosda A formal meeting of the East Kingdom Royal Foresters Guild to conduct guild business: accepting application for membership, swearing oaths, guild rank promotions, reports from guild officers, and other misc. business. All interested gentles are welcome to attend.

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