When Duration Where Name Instructor Description
07-15
09:00
1.0 Town Center What it like to be a ... Lady Kathryn Foxburrow A series of interviews conducted by Kathryn of Thunder with holders of various positions and titles about what it is they do with time allotted following for audience Q&A.
07-15
10:00
1.0 A&S 1 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
10:00
1.0 A&S 2 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
10:00
1.5 A&S 4 Beaded flowers Matilda Fossoway Learn how to make basic beaded flower. We will talk about the size of beads and wire Learn how pedal and leaf are make We will make a beaded flower. Seed beads and wire will be need to do the class. I will have kits for the class. A small fee of $5.00 per kit. Kit includes Beads Wire Other items that will be use : I will have a few that can be used for the class Bead spinner Beading tools: small pliers Floral tape. Feel dread to bring your own supplies
07-15
10:00
2.0 A&S 5 Building your smithy - EK Blacksmith Guild Lord Thomas of Mtn Freehold An open discussion introduction to the basic equipment needed for blacksmithing, and how to setup a home blacksmith shop, also known as a smithy.
07-15
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).”
07-15
11:00
1.0 A&S 1 Medieval Culinary Spices Lady Aelfwyn Marie von Augsburg A discussion of the characteristics and uses of medieval spices in cooking. There will be a tasting of most of the spices discussed.
07-15
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.
07-15
11:00
1.0 A&S 3 The History of the Harp Lady Sine Ruadh Friseal This is a class about the history of the harp, various types of harps throughout history, and what is played today. Even if you don't own a harp please attend, we will have a loaner harp to try. If you are able to bring one please do. All types of harps welcome, and all levels of musicians welcome. Please bring a song, story or something you want to share with the class. Handouts are free.
07-15
11:00
1.0 Town Center What it like to be a ... Lady Kathryn Foxburrow A series of interviews conducted by Kathryn of Thunder with holders of various positions and titles about what it is they do with time allotted following for audience Q&A.
07-15
12:00
1.5 A&S 1 Single-Color Twist-Twined Tablet Weaving Lady Mairghread Huntley Discussion about single-colored tablet woven bands and how to create patterns through the turn of the cards. - How to achieve different patterns through turning and flipping cards. - Which fibers create better contrast. - Brief history of period pieces created in a single color.
07-15
12:00
1.0 A&S 2 Learn to Sew Lady Angeline of the Old Orchard You will master three basic hand stitches. Complete this class and you have learned to sew. These stitches can have you sewing your own garb.
07-15
12:00
1.0 A&S 4 I'm A Second Gen SCAdian - Ask Me Anything Lady Cecily Graham de Inveresk Want to know what it's like to grow up in the SCA? Ask away! Lady Cecily grew up in the SCA and is the current East Kingdom Chancellor Minor. She is happy to answer any questions you may have on what it's like to never have a "first event" and what this experience means.
07-15
12:00
2.0 A&S 5 Ad Hoc Chior Lady Aalina Godwin Come one, come all and let's make some music. Learn music day of or ahead of time. All voice parts welcome. No experience required. You do not need to know how to read music. Let's make sweet sweet harmonies together!
07-15
13:00
1.0 A&S 2 Pilgrimage and Power: The Travelling Outfit of Heian Japan Thl Sugawara no Naeme While the life of a Heian noblewoman was fairly sedentary, she could take frequent pilgrimages to temples near the capitol, Heiankyo. We will discuss the reasons noble women of the Heian period (794-1186) undertook these pilgrimages and what they wore on those sacred journeys.
07-15
13:00
1.0 A&S 3 The Pride of the Poet: A Performance Poetry Workshop Mikolai Rėksnys Looking to sharpen your skills and proper your poetry performance? Look no further! Come join me as we go through best practices like breathing and projecting and show stopping tips for performance poetry! Feel free to bring works or write there!
07-15
13:00
1.0 A&S 4 Reframing Recognition in the SCA Lady Cecily Graham de Inveresk “Recognition” or “what it takes to earn an award” has been a topic of discussion for many years. The requirements have always been murky, leading to stress, burnout, and the potential to cause one to leave the SCA altogether. What if we shift our perspective on what recognition means, both in the context of the SCA and our personal growth? Join Lady Cecily for her thoughts on how shifting our perspective may lead to a greater enjoyment of the SCA and ease this stress.
07-15
13:00
1.0 Town Center What it like to be a ... Lady Kathryn Foxburrow A series of interviews conducted by Kathryn of Thunder with holders of various positions and titles about what it is they do with time allotted following for audience Q&A.
07-15
13:00
1.0 Youth Point Youth - Learn to sew Lady Angeline of the Old Orchard Master a basic sewing stitch, maybe more. Materials provided will give youth something period to do during war.
07-15
14:00
1.5 A&S 1 Bring Out Your Looms! Lady Mairghread Huntley 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
14:00
1.0 A&S 2 In the name of the Emperor- Chinese Ambassadors in Europe in the 13th Century Thl Alexander Clarke China has had contact with the western world other than Marco Polo! Come learn about the Ambassadors sent from China to Europe.
07-15
14:00
1.0 A&S 3 Flint and Steel Fire Starting Christian Woolfe This will be a class discussing the use of flint and steel to make fire. History of the methodology involved, safety, and limited practice will be involved. Inclement weather will result in cancellation. 18 years or older due to materials involved. No fee.
07-15
14:00
1.0 A&S 4 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.
07-15
15:00
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.
07-15
15:00
2.0 A&S 3 Drop-spinning 101 Grace Learn to spin wool, silk and other fibers on a dropspindle! What happens when you drop during spinning? Learn the answer to the question: How do I turn fiber into yarn and then what can I do with it? Hands on learning is encouraged.
07-15
15:00
1.0 A&S 4 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
1.0 A&S 5 Bardic Round Table Lady Aalina Godwin Ever wanted to perform as a bard, but didn't know where to start? Do you have questions? Do you want to talk through situations or scenarios related to performance? Come talk to performers who have been around the block who can likely answer your questions, talk about their experiences and provide advice.
07-15
15:00
1.0 Town Center What it like to be a ... Lady Kathryn Foxburrow A series of interviews conducted by Kathryn of Thunder with holders of various positions and titles about what it is they do with time allotted following for audience Q&A.
07-15
18:00
1.5 Main Barn Dance preview for the New Moon Balle Mistress 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.
07-15
20:00
2.5 Main Barn New Moon Balle Mistress 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 NOT BE any formal instruction during the Balle. Dance cribs will be available.
07-16
09:00
1.0 A&S 2 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.
07-16
09:00
1.0 A&S 3 Heian Get Ready With Me Thl Sugawara no Naeme Join me and ask questions as I go through the process of applying theatrical makeup to fake the look of period makeup appropriate for a Japanese Noblewoman of the mid Heian Period (circa 1000) and getting dressed. Demonstration and question and answer format.
07-16
09:00
0.5 A&S 4 Four Color Flat Lucet Cord Mistress Nest verch Tangwistel We will make a 4 color flat braid that makes a lovely edging or decorative addition to any piece. Kits will be available with a lucet, cord and plastic bobbins.
07-16
09:00
1.0 Town Center What it like to be a ... Lady Kathryn Foxburrow A series of interviews conducted by Kathryn of Thunder with holders of various positions and titles about what it is they do with time allotted following for audience Q&A.
07-16
10:00
1.0 A&S 2 Introduction to the Tale of Genji Lady Morwenna O Hurlihie The Tale of Genji (Genjimonogatari) is the first novel in the world, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu sometime in the 11th century in Japan. It is a colorful glimpse into the world of the Heian Imperial Court full of romance, political intrigue, kidnappings, and murders by wandering spirits.
07-16
10:00
1.0 A&S 3 Soothsayers Guild Meeting Lady Hesychia of Ravensbridge This will be a brief introduction to the current guild. We will talk about who we are and why we are considered a part of the Arts and Sciences community.
07-16
10:00
1.0 A&S 4 Athena's Thimble Solar Lady Aurelia Colleoni a'Buccafurno We encourage people to come, hang out, stitch, and show off the embroidery they are doing, either in progress or complete. This is not a panel and no ranks in any category can be provided during this time.
07-16
10:00
1.0 A&S 5 Create the feeling of time travel by adding research to your bardic works Thl Agnes Marie de Calais Being passionate about your art shows. Knowing your inspiration or goal will help you find the drive to practice and prepare. Join The Honorable Lady Agnes Marie de Calais as she goes over the rationale for researching a piece and its time and place, how to organize the research and things to consider, and going over an example together. Participants can also discuss their own work and examples in the discussion portion afterwards.
07-16
10:30
1.5 A&S 1 Beaded flowers Matilda Fossoway Learn how to make basic beaded flower. We will talk about the size of beads and wire Learn how pedal and leaf are make We will make a beaded flower. Seed beads and wire will be need to do the class. I will have kits for the class. A small fee of $5.00 per kit. Kit includes Beads Wire Other items that will be use : I will have a few that can be used for the class Bead spinner Beading tools: small pliers Floral tape. Feel dread to bring your own supplies
07-16
11:00
1.0 A&S 2 Learn to Sew Lady Angeline of the Old Orchard You will master three basic hand stitches. Complete this class and you have learned to sew. These stitches can have you sewing your own garb.
07-16
11:00
1.0 A&S 3 The Pride of the Poet: A Performance Poetry Workshop Mikolai Rėksnys Looking to sharpen your skills and proper your poetry performance? Look no further! Come join me as we go through best practices like breathing and projecting and show stopping tips for performance poetry! Feel free to bring works or write there!
07-16
11:00
1.0 A&S 5 Using Extant or Extant Appearing Locations for Filmed Bardic Work Thl Agnes Marie de Calais What would it be like to sit in a manor house and read aloud from a first edition Cervantes? Or better yet to peer through time and hear words spoken in a medieval fortress? While these situations are not possible come here my story about how to get as close to that feeling as you can. We will also talk about the value of researching locations even if they can not be used as well as the value of filming your work.
07-16
11:00
1.0 Town Center What it like to be a ... Lady Kathryn Foxburrow A series of interviews conducted by Kathryn of Thunder with holders of various positions and titles about what it is they do with time allotted following for audience Q&A.
07-16
11:00
1.0 Youth Point Youth Officer Roundtable Lady Cecily Graham de Inveresk Calling all current and aspiring Chancellor Minors and Youth Officers At Large! Meet with Lady Cecily to talk youth activities and perspectives in the SCA as well as what we want to see as the future of our youth.
07-16
12:00
1.0 A&S 1 Directly Applied Tablet-Woven Edging Lady Tiffan Fairamay This type of narrow edging was used in period to finish the raw edges of garments by taking a stitch through the edge of the cloth with each pass of the weft thread, attaching the band to the edge as it is woven. We will explore how this technique was used in the past, and practice working it ourselves. All materials needed to weave your own sample will be included.
07-16
12:00
1.5 A&S 2 Beginners Naalbinding Lady Aldis Thorbjarnardottir Learn the basics of the oldest handweaving stitch in the world; before knitting there was Naalbinding! This beginners class will teach the Oslo stich and discuss the history of knit goods in the Medieval era. Materials provided for fee, or please bring a dull large eye needle and bulky one ply yarn. This class is open to all levels, ages ten and up, and unlimited auditors but is limited to ten participants.
07-16
12:00
1.0 A&S 3 Pilgrimage and Power: The Travelling Outfit of Heian Japan Thl Sugawara no Naeme While the life of a Heian noblewoman was fairly sedentary, she could take frequent pilgrimages to temples near the capitol, Heiankyo. We will discuss the reasons noble women of the Heian period (794-1186) undertook these pilgrimages and what they wore on those sacred journeys.
07-16
12:00
2.0 A&S 5 Round And Round We Go Lady Aalina Godwin Come learn some rounds and let's sing together. No experience required.
07-16
13:00
1.0 A&S 1 Basic Flat (Canadian) Smocked Pin Cushion Lady Marielle d'Aria Smocking makes flat fabric look folded, woven or braided. This technique uses knots to pinch bends in the fabric, lifing ans depressing shapes. Smocking can be used to embellish garments, hats, or even pincushions! In class you will be introduced to the basics of smocking, working up a sampler that can be used to make a pincushion top or small pillow. Supplies will be provided for the first 6 participants. Supplies include: 1- fabric 2- ruler 3- chalk 4- craft scissors 5- embroidery needle 6- embroidery thread 7- sewing thread 8- Polly-fill or rice for pincushion
07-16
13:00
1.0 Town Center What it like to be a ... Lady Kathryn Foxburrow A series of interviews conducted by Kathryn of Thunder with holders of various positions and titles about what it is they do with time allotted following for audience Q&A.
07-16
13:00
1.5 Youth Point Block printing for kids! Viscountess Sefa Hrafnsdóttir Kids will get to learn how to stamp with wood block stamps and bring home their creations!
07-16
14:00
1.5 A&S 1 Service 101: Q&A Mistress Audrye Beneyt Join the Kingdom Seneschal, Magistra Audrye Beneyt, for a Q&A period to find out more about service in the SCA. How do you get involved? What, if any, skills do you need? What types of service are there? How do you get better? What is your goal? Can children serve?
07-16
14:00
1.0 A&S 2 Scribal Meet and Greet GNE Staff Come meet your fellow scribes, swap war stories, share your favorite nib, brush or gouache. Should it happen that someone brings cookies, there will be cookies. Or maybe something else, you'll just have to stop by and find out.
07-16
14:00
1.0 A&S 3 What about your research? Thl Agnes Marie de Calais Often research can feel like something that "has to be done" rather than a helpful partner that can improve any experience. Here we will talk about where to start, how to organize, documentation ideas and where to go for help.
07-16
14:00
1.0 A&S 4 Embroidery Frames: their history and uses Mistress Nest verch Tangwistel Ready to start an embroidery project? Should you use a frame, which one and how? From hoops to slate frames, we will discuss the history of the embroidery frame and which kind are best for your project. We will discuss how to mount fabric and keep it clean and tight during the completion of your project.
07-16
14:30
2.0 A&S 5 Potables Round Table Lord Aloysius Sartore Potables round table discussion.
07-16
15:00
1.0 A&S 3 The Pride of the Poet: A Performance Poetry Workshop Mikolai Rėksnys Looking to sharpen your skills and proper your poetry performance? Look no further! Come join me as we go through best practices like breathing and projecting and show stopping tips for performance poetry! Feel free to bring works or write there!
07-16
15:00
1.5 A&S 4 Wands workshop Lady Hesychia of Ravensbridge This will begin with history of wands and usage. If you have a stick or piece of wood you want to use bring it with you. We will proved sticks ribbon metal and other items you can use on you guild wand.
07-16
21:00
1.0 A&S 5 Foresters' Court Lady Mairghread Huntley The Foresters will gather for their own court immediately following Royal Court. Time subject to change according to when Royal Court ends.

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