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CLASSES

 
YOUTH CLASSES

 
STICK WEAVING FOR KIDS
Stick weaving is thought to have come to Europe by the Crusaders. Learn this simple and versatile weaving technique in an afternoon. For children age 3 - 99 (ages 3-6, please bring an adult with you). Portable and easy to learn, this is a simple, weft-based weaving method. Class size 10. Preference will be given to children.
Instructor: Lady Lucrezia Delbelcoure
10:00AM to 11:00AM, Feast Hall

 
YOTSUMI TOJI
Japanese 4 hole book binding. This will be a fun and instructive class for children and interested adults.
Instructor: Lady Isobel Muire
11:00AM to 12:00PM, Feast Hall

 
RECORDERS FOR YOUTH
Let’s have fun making period music with recorders and voices! Please bring your recorder if you have one, but no previous musical experience is needed. Sheet music and a limited number of loaner recorders will be provided at no cost. For ages 10 to 16. Younger children may participate with an adult who stays with them. Adults who are new to playing recorder are welcome too.
Instructor: Lady Jolicia atte Northclyfe
1:00PM to 2:00PM, Feast Hall

 
CLASSES
 
QUILLS & REEDS, INKS & SCRIBING - HOW TO MAKE & USE MEDIEVAL PENS
Walk away with an authentic & functional medieval reed pen of your own making, and advice on inks and scribing and moving on to a quill pen. Materials for pens supplied; sample inks & functional writing desks available for use in class. Bring your own small / pen knife if you can. If there's time, we can try scribing authentically. Class limit: about 10, Class fee: $10
Instructor: Máel Mhuire mac Néill ua Cholmáin

10:00AM to 11:30AM, Classroom 1
 
THE AMAZING PRINCESS OL'GA
Did you know the Vikings were invited to rule over the East Slavs in the 10th century? One of the most colorful of the rulers was the wife of Prince Igor, the Slav/Rus/Viking Princess Ol'ga, whose vengeances on her husbands murderers are legendary, as well as her trickster conversion in which she out did the Byzantine Emperor, who wanted to marry her.
Instructor: Unnr Olafsdottir
10:00AM to 11:00AM, Classroom 3

 
BASICS OF WEBMINISTRY
This class is intended for beginners with basic computer familiarity that are interested in building and maintaining webpages for the SCA. We will cover a definition of terms, webserver management, the fundamentals of building webpages and how to find additional resources, and a discussion on the tools available and their various pros and cons. Class will include a handout at no charge. Lecture only, no need to have a laptop on hand.
Instructor: Lady Brighid of Red Spears
11:00AM to 10:00AM, Classroom 2
 
TYING A TURK'S HEAD KNOT
A basic how to class on Turk's Head knots, used for the tops of tassels.
Instructor: Baron Edward Brakenburye
11:00AM to 12:00PM, Classroom 3
 
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIEVAL COINING: MONEYING 101
This class will cover basic techniques and technologies used in Mediaeval coin production. Students will get a hand-on instruction and class time on creating their own coin dies, punches, and strike coins by hand. All day workshop to follow instruction time. No fee for instruction, material fee of $5 for any student wishing to make a coin die. Any student under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Instructors: Master Derian le Breton, Herr Rüdiger of Flaming Gryphon
11:30AM to 1:00PM, Classroom 1
 
MIDDLEWIKI AND YOU
Description: What is the MiddleWiki and how can you benefit from it? Also, how to join in on the fun and edit and update Wiki pages of your own and the exciting future of the wiki!
Instructor: Mistress Milesent Vibert (OL) MiddleWiki co-Admin
12:00PM to 1:00PM, Classroom 2

 
RINGS ON THEIR FINGERS: MAKING MEDIEVAL WIRE RINGS
Learn to make simple medieval jewelry with supplies and tools you can get at your local craft store. Participants must be able to safely use wirecutters. Supply fee covers the handout and wire. The instructor will provide a limited number of tools. Participants who would like to bring their own tools should bring a ring mandrel, needlenose pliers, and flushcutters. Class fee for handout and materials: $1.
Instructor: Elizabethe Alles
12:00PM to 1:30PM, Classroom 3

 
14TH AND 15TH CENTURY VEILS AND HAIRSTYLES
Description: An overview of different hairstyles and veils worn in the later Middle Ages by women of all classes. Focusing on England, France, and Italy. Bring your own veil and I'll show you how to wear it!
Instructor: THL Sarai Tindall
1:00PM to 2:00PM, Classroom 1

 
BEING THE EXCHEQUER AND WHAT THAT MEANS
The position of exchequer can be daunting and a little confusing. This class will review the procedures for becoming an exchequer and what to do afterwards. We will review the handbook and kingdom financial policies as well as go over reports and deadlines and procedures for day to day handling of group funds. This class counts for the exchequer warranting requirements. Please bring your laptops with downloaded copies of the MK financial policies and SCA Exchequer handbook or printed copies of each.
Instructor: Kateline Eliot, MK Exchequer
1:00PM to 3:00PM, Classroom 2
 
KNOTWORK AND OTHER CELTIC ORNAMENT
A brief overview of the prehistory / history, evolution, and cultural context of 3,000 years of ornament from the Celts and those who interacted with them, along with a browsing of my personal library. I'll also show how to recreate some popular images like the triskele. Paper & writing implements provided, but you're welcome to bring your own. No fee or class limits.
Instructor: Máel Mhuire mac Néill ua Cholmáin
1:30PM to 2:30PM, Classroom 3

 
RELEASE YOUR INNER MASTER: YES, YOU CAN DRAW
The class will be an introduction to the Renaissance art movement, where realism became a focus in paintings and illustrations. I will be lecturing about various schools of thought and methods of creating realistic drawings.
We will be doing some drawing exercises and people are encouraged to bring their works in progress for class feedback.
Instructor: Lady Artemisia da Firenze
2:00PM to 4:00PM, Classroom 1

 
INTRODUCTION TO TEMPLE RINGS
Let's take a look at 6 of the most commonly found styles of temple rings. We'll discuss what temple rings are, how they are worn, who wore them, and what regions they came from.
Instructor: Kashka Mokosheva
2:00PM to 3:00PM, Classroom 2+

 
PAINTING WITH THREAD
This is an embroidery class on how to look at objects to capture the flow.
Instructor: Baron Edward Brackenburye
2:30PM to 4:00PM, Classroom 3
 
BOOKS IN PERIOD
An overview of book production throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Instructor: Lady Isobel Muire
3:00PM to 4:00PM, Classroom 2
 

NORTH OAKEN REGIONAL EXCHEQUER MEETING
• 3:00PM to 4:00PM, Feast Hall
• We will discuss and review questions and concerns as well as things that are going well. Led by : Kateline Eliot, MK Exchequer.

CHATELAINE ROUNDTABLE
• 3:00PM to 4:00PM, Feast Hall
• This is an informal meet-and-greet for all current chatelaines, as well as anyone interested in recruitment and retention in the SCA. Led by THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe, kingdom deputy chatelaine for recruitment, demos and retention.

KINGDOM AND BARONY COURT
• 5:00PM
• Her Royal Majesty of the Middle Kingdom
• Baron and Baroness of the Middle Marches
Known Guest to be attending
• Baron and Baroness of the Barony of the Flaming Gryphon
• Baron of Red Spears

• Royal Liaison: Steve of Tirnewydd [Steve Meisky]


 
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