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									Classes By Subject
Archery                                                                 Arts & Crafts
Archery for Kids                                                        Arts and Sciences 50 Challenge Show and Tell
This class will introduce parents and kids to basic information         The Arts and Sciences 50 Challenge celebrates the 50th
about archery in the SCA and how to get started. We'll cover what       Anniversary of the SCA through learning and doing in the area of
type of equipment is needed and available, the cost involved and        Arts and Sciences. It is happening all across the known world and
basic archery/range "etiquette" Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:          you can be part of it! This session will afford those who already
0, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: THL Lorelei Greenleafe.                have taken on the Challenge to showcase their work and share it
                Fri, 5     11:00 AM AS 10                               with others. If you have not yet heard about it, then join us and
                                                                        learn how your SCA life can be enriched through the Arts and
                                                                        Sciences 50 Challenge. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Arrow-Makers Guild: Hit Your Mark, Build your                           Instructor: THL Isolda Filia Georgii.
own Arrows                                                                             Tue, 9      11:00 AM AS 02
Build your own SCA wooden arrow for target shooting without
modern jigs. Apply fletching, taper ends and apply metal points.
Make self nocks or use plastic. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5,
                                                                        Beginning Pysanky
Instructor: Master Archer Bear Horseman of Rockbridge.                  Pysanky are "Ukrainian Easter eggs," though the art was and is
             Mon, 8        1:00 PM AS 09                                known throughout the Balkan region. Class will begin with a brief
                                                                        history of the art form and a demonstration of basic techniques,
                                                                        after which students are invited to create their own designs,
Combat Archery Basic Training                                           referring to common motifs in the handouts or working entirely
Examines Society and kingdom-specific rules on the use of               from their own imaginations. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 3,
combat archery. Emphasis on knowledge needed for                        Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Lady Muirgheall O'Riein.
authorization. Also covers training methods, plus selection,                           Sat, 6     12:00 PM AS 14
construction, and inspection of bows, ammunition, and other                          Thu, 11      11:00 AM AS 14
equipment. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
Morien MacBain.
                                                                        Beginning Viking Wire Weaving
               Fri, 5      1:00 PM AS 10
                                                                        Learn to make chains in the style of those made in the Viking era
                                                                        (and throughout other times). If you have needlenose pliers and
Creating Great Archery Shoots at Events                                 wire cutters, please bring them. Limited handouts $2. The number
This class will cover the basics of how to run a good archery           of students per class is limited to 10; observers welcome. If you
shoot at an event. We'll go over how to construct inexpensive           need glasses for close or small work, please bring them. Length:
targets; various target ideas and where to find materials. We'll        2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 10,
also share information on ideas for prizes, loaner gear, scoring        Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Baroness Betha Symonds.
categories and youth at the shoot, as well as the small details                        Sat, 6      12:00 PM AS 09
which make archery at events so much fun. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                                      Sun, 7       11:00 AM AS 13
Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: THL Lorelei
Greenleafe.                                                                         Wed, 10         2:00 PM AS 09
                                                                                     Thu, 11       11:00 AM AS 09
                Fri, 5     12:00 PM AS 10

Flemish Bow String Making for your Recurve or                           Block Printing on Fabric
Long Bow                                                                Learn the history and techniques of European blockprinting on
                                                                        fabric based on Cennino Cennini''s instructions from the 14th
Make your own string without modern jigs for your recurve or long       century. The printed fabric was used for wallhangings, tablecloths
bow. Use two different colors of dacron string material. Length: 2      and clothing. Traditional and modern methods of block carving
hr., Materials Fee: 5, Instructor: Master Archer Bear Horseman          and printing will be covered, including a hands-on practicum of
of Rockbridge.                                                          techniques. Materials Fee: 1, Materials for: 10, Instructor:
             Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 09                                Freifrau Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen.
                                                                                     Mon, 8        3:00 PM AS 07
The Fire Across the River: Combat Archery
Tactics from The Senryaku                                               Family Felting Fun
Examines effective battlefield strategies for combat archers drawn      Do you wanna get soapy and wet at Pennsic? This class is
from the 36 stratagems of The Senryaku. Special attention will be       designed with parents and children in mind. Bring your kids and
paid to target selection and working as part of a combined-arms         be ready to get sloppy, soapy and wet. We will work with our kids
team. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Morien         on making felt balls and felted soap that can come in really handy
MacBain.                                                                throughout the rest of Pennsic. Materials and a basic handout
                Fri, 5     2:00 PM AS 10                                about the felting process will be provided for the first 5 families.
                                                                        Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 5, Instructor:
                                                                        Mistress Marsi of Hadley Thora the Destroyer, Sisu the Strong.
Arts & Crafts                                                                           Fri, 5    12:00 PM AS 13

                                                                        Fine Arts/Painting Studio Day
                                                                        Learn and try out paints and painting. Length: 8 hr., Materials
                                                                        Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans' Row.
                                                                                    Thu, 11        9:00 AM AS 06


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Classes By Subject
Arts & Crafts                                                            Arts & Crafts
French Braiding for the First Time                                                    Mon, 8      10:00 AM AS 03
Learn to French-braid someone else's hair if you don't know how
at all or learn to French-braid your own if you already can French       Pennsic 40 Mystery Basket
braid others' hair. Please make sure your hair is clean. Brush and       This year's basket to be determined-- hopefully we'll be doing
bring your own hair brush and tie. Hair volunteers are welcome,          some version of a period basket. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee:
but the same requests as above are required. Materials Fee: 0,           10, Materials for: 15, Instructor: Lady Anastasia Petrovna
Instructor: Natalia Yashovna.                                            Chernaya.
              Thu, 11       5:00 PM AS 09                                             Thu, 4          9:00 AM AS 13
                                                                                        Fri, 5        9:00 AM AS 13
Hair Braiding for Those Who Cannot Braid
Learn to braid your own hair or someone else's hair. Please make         Practical Alchemy: Making Pigments
sure your hair is clean and brushed and bring your own hair brush        Using basic alchemy (lye and alum each dissolved in hot water),
and hair tie. You will leave this class knowing how to braid. You        we will prepare red and blue pigments from brazil wood and lapis
may come without hair and learn on a bundle of yarn ($1.00), but         lazuli, according to instructions from the Italian artist Cennini.
hair is best. Materials Fee: 1, Materials for: 5, Instructor: Natalia    Warning: alchemy is messy, dangerous, and secret. Bring
Yashovna.                                                                protective gloves (rubber). Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 5,
              Mon, 8        5:00 PM AS 09                                Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Johannes von Narrenstein.
               Tue, 9       5:00 PM AS 09                                              Tue, 9         9:00 AM Private Camp

How to Draw Better Faces for Period Artwork                              Pysanky/Ukrainian Egg Workshop
Learn to draw more accurate, expressive faces to use in a variety        Ukrainian Wax resist egg dying. This is an open workshop to be
of period art mediums. Bring a pencil and draw, or just listen.          held in my camp. All levels of expertise are welcome; beginners
Ages 10 and up. All skill levels welcome. Materials Fee: 0,              are especially welcome. Experienced people are welcome to
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Cerridwen of Crowford.                  come and play in the dyes, with only minimal supervision,
              Sun, 7        1:00 PM AS 12                                however, instruction will be provided for anyone wishing it. The
                                                                         dyes will be set up all day from 10AM through 3PM. The instructor
                                                                         will be available during those times. There is seating for about 12
Intro to Silk Painting
                                                                         people, but people will be cycling in and out all day. This class
An introduction to painting on silk using resists and silk dye.          involves permanant dyes and flames, please dress accordingly.
Participants will paint a small design on a 10" handkerchief.            The average eggs takes 3 hours to make, please allow yourself
Templates and design guides will be provided. Length: 2 hr.,             enough time to complete your project. Length: 3 hr., Materials
Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 15, Instructor:         Fee: 3, Handout Fee: 0.25, Instructor: Ladyany Iaroslava
Doña Mariana Francisco.                                                  Ivanovna.
              Fri, 12       3:00 PM AS 07                                              Wed, 3       10:00 AM Private Camp
                                                                                       Tue, 9       10:00 AM Private Camp
Make a Cloth Doll
Have you seen those cute adorable Waldorf-style dolls and have           Shades of Grey: Asian (Sumi Ink) Painting Class
always wondered how to make them? Well, here's your chance.              101
Learn to make a small cloth doll with all natural materials. The
                                                                         Learn how to use Asian brushes to paint fish, rabbit or mums.
head is the hardest part and we'll start with that. This is a hands-
                                                                         With traditional Sumi ink, learn how best to hold the brush and
on class and it is recommended you have moderate sewing skills.
                                                                         how to regulate the ink's absorption on brush and rice paper.
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 12, Handout Fee: 0.5, Materials
                                                                         Please bring adequate seating, water bottle or drinking glass, sun
for: 10, Instructor: Lady Tilla Chandler.
                                                                         screen or hat and lunch or snack to tide yourself over until you
               Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 15                               return to place of origin or next designation. Length: 4 hr.,
                                                                         Materials Fee: 13, Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 15, Handouts
Making Jointed Dolls of Stone or Clay (Period                            for: 20, Instructor: Dau mac Faelain.
Action Figures!)                                                                        Tue, 9        9:00 AM Private Camp
In early period, detailed jointed dolls with tiny accessories to
match are found in Greece and Egypt (and later in other places).         Two Braids at a Time
Learn the basics of their history, then make a jointed doll of           By omitting two moves and carefully planning your color pattern,
marble to take home with you, or give to a deserving child (or           you can produce two completely different 5-loop fingerloop braids
adult) to play with at events. Handout with documentation and tips       at once. Especially useful for medallion cords or projects that
on making more durable clay dolls and accessories included.              require lots of braid in not a lot of time. We will also have a
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 8, Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: THL         roundtable discussion of tips and tricks as we practice this braid.
Rekon of Saaremaa.                                                       Please bring $1 for thread or bring your own. Length: 2 hr.,
              Sun, 7         2:00 PM AS 09                               Materials Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Chang Wu Yun.
                                                                                        Sat, 6        3:00 PM AS 07
Making Paint from Period Pigments
Part 1 of a two-part class on painting as medieval people did.
Learn what paint is made of, how to prepare pigments safely, and
try your hand at painting with what you've made. Safe for
children. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master
Johannes von Narrenstein.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                    Page 2 of 75
Classes By Subject
Arts & Crafts                                                           Asian Cultures
Viking Knit Jewelry Made Easy                                                         Sat, 6       1:00 PM AS 11
Come learn how to make beautiful Viking Knit Jewelry. This class
will provide you with the basic skills needed to create lovely          Japanese Persona 101
wearable pieces to go with your best apron dress. Materials will be     The basics of creating a Japanese persona - where to start and
provided to get you started on your first project. Materials Fee: 5,    what you need to do to do it right, as well as what not to do.
Materials for: 20, Instructor: Isabelle St. Michael.                    Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Sir Ogami Akira.
                Fri, 5      5:00 PM AS 09                                            Sat, 6       12:00 PM AS 11


Asian Cultures                                                          Kama Sutra for Men
                                                                        Lessons in Love from Ancient India. Adult content and graphic
Advanced Kumihimo Class: Make a Hidden Bead                             language. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1,
Bracelet                                                                Handouts for: 50, Instructor: Lord Kamnibh'uni.
Learn how to make a Japanese wheel-braided, 12-strand bracelet.                      Sat, 6        1:00 PM Middle Eastern
Kit includes a foam board wheel, floss, three wooden beads,
metal cone accent pieces and fastenings. Please bring adequate
seating, water bottle or drinking glass, sun screen or hat and
                                                                        Kama Sutra for Women
lunch or snack to tide yourself over until you return to place of       Lessons in Love from Ancient India. Adult content and graphic
origin or next designation. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 10,           language. Length: 2.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1,
Handout Fee: 3, Materials for: 20, Instructor: Dau mac Faelain.         Handouts for: 50, Instructor: Lady Lalitadasa.
              Thu, 4       10:00 AM Private Camp                                     Sat, 6       10:30 AM Middle Eastern
              Mon, 8       10:00 AM Private Camp
                                                                        Kodo Nyumon - The Sound of Incense
Byzantium to Japan: Common Clothing Elements                            Experience the dalliance of Heian courtiers. Enjoy "listening" to
and Design Across the Silk Road                                         the scent of aromatic wood. An introduction to the art and
This will be a look at common elements of clothing, focusing            appreciation of incense. Incense appreciation is deeply rooted in
mostly on the "hufu" and similar items from the 7th to 10th             Heian court culture and is associated with Genji Monogatari.
centuries; from their common roots to the varied adaptations.           Participants are encouraged to express themselves in poetic
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baron Ii Katsumori.                       form. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.
              Thu, 4       2:00 PM AS 08                                           Wed, 10         1:00 PM Private Camp


Chinese Scrolls and Seals Roundtable                                    Kumihimo - A Basic Bracelet
This is a roundtable discussion on Chinese illumination on both         Learn how to make a basic Japanese wheel-braided, 16 to 24
paper and silk. It also includes carved signature seals. There will     strand bracelet. Kit includes a foam board wheel, floss and
exemplars available for review, as well as sample signature seals       fastenings. Please bring adequate seating, water bottle or drinking
from past Aethelmearc royalty. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:           glass, sun screen or hat and lunch or snack to tide yourself over
0, Materials for: 15, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: THL Ismay           until you return to place of origin or next designation. Materials
Ponde.                                                                  Fee: 7, Handout Fee: 3, Materials for: 13, Instructor: Dau mac
                                                                        Faelain.
               Sat, 6      11:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                                      Wed, 3       10:00 AM Private Camp
                                                                                        Fri, 5     10:00 AM Private Camp
History of Kumihimo: Complex Braids in Period
Japan                                                                   Meditation Roundtable
History of Kumihimo: Complex braids in period Japan This is NOT
a how-to class, but rather an overview of some of the different         This class is a communal sharing class for the discussion of
braiding tools ("dai" or loom) used, the kinds of braids made, and      meditation practices in period and in our personal practice. We
how they were used. Feel free to bring works in progress to work        will then sit for a short period (about 10/15 min) and then share
on and share. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady        our experience. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Shivati.
Fujinami no Kaede.                                                                    Thu, 11       10:00 AM Amphitheater
             Wed, 3          2:00 PM AS 07
              Fri, 12       11:00 AM AS 07                              Pork & Garlic Chive Dumplings (Jiu cai jiao zi)
                                                                        How to make pork and garlic chive dumplings from scratch.
Intro to Divination, Part Two (Eastern)                                 Please bring feast gear and if possible a rolling pin and camp
                                                                        chair.Potential ingredient list
Did you enjoy the class on western divination? The East has even
                                                                        http://oriquilt.blogspot.com/2010/08/pennsic-recipes-1-pork-and-
deeper continuous roots in these arts than the West. So come
                                                                        chive.html. Length: 5 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 15,
with us to China and Japan and explore the rich heritage of Asian
                                                                        Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Lady Michele.
fortune telling. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Kuji Kaoni Musashi.
                                                                                       Wed, 3      11:00 AM Private Camp
               Sun, 7      2:00 PM AS 10

Japanese for Your Persona                                               Sado Nyumon: Tea Ceremony Workshop
                                                                        A basic introduction to the Japanese tea ceremony including
This class will introduce the basics of Japanese pronunciation,
                                                                        simple Japanese phrases, movement in the tea room, tea
talk very briefly about historical v. modern pronunciation, and
                                                                        utensils, tea history, and tea aesthetics. Materials Fee: 0,
provide some basic phrases for your persona to use. Materials
                                                                        Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.
Fee: 0, Instructor: Baron Ii Katsumori.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                   Page 3 of 75
Classes By Subject
Asian Cultures                                                            Asian Cultures
              Tue, 9       1:00 PM Private Camp
                                                                          Asian Indian Cultures
Samurai Armor SCA Combat
How to construct a full Samurai armor for less than $100 that will
                                                                          Bharatha Natyam (Indian Classical Dance)
fit, look right, and last for a decade. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:     Bharatha Natyam is an ancient form of dance from the Tamil
0, Instructor: Sir Ogami Akira.                                           Nadu region of India. This class will expose you to the history and
                Sun, 7         5:00 PM AS 03                              style of the dance with a brief lecture of history and time devoted
                                                                          to steps and gestures of the dance. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                                                          Fee: 0.5, Instructor: Emine bint Istani.
Samurai Chef: Introduction to Japanese                                                Wed, 10        3:00 PM Middle Eastern
Gastronomy
What did Pimiko, Shotoku-taishi, the Shining Genji, Dogen, and            Bharatha Natyam Choreography
Hideyoshi eat? An introduction to the food, food culture, cookery,
rituals of the meal, and the culinary calendar of pre-modern              Bharatha Natyam is an ancient form of dance from the Tamil
Japan. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.              Nadu region of India. Building on the intro class, we will be
                                                                          learning a basic choreography that will involve all the components
               Mon, 8       1:00 PM Private Camp
                                                                          including adavus and hasthas. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
                                                                          0.5, Instructor: Emine bint Istani.
Shades of Grey: Asian (Sumi Ink) Painting Class                                       Wed, 10         4:00 PM Middle Eastern
101
Learn how to use Asian brushes to paint fish, rabbit or mums.             Breathing Life Into Your Indian Persona, Part 1
With traditional Sumi ink, learn how best to hold the brush and
                                                                          Your Indian persona can be so much more than just a name and
how to regulate the ink's absorption on brush and rice paper.
                                                                          appropriate garb. This 2-day class is designed to bring depth to
Please bring adequate seating, water bottle or drinking glass, sun
                                                                          one-dimensional personas, focusing primarily on enhancing your
screen or hat and lunch or snack to tide yourself over until you
                                                                          Pennsic experience through better comprehension and application
return to place of origin or next designation. Length: 4 hr.,
                                                                          of Persona Headspace. The first day will be a traditional 1-hr
Materials Fee: 13, Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 15, Handouts
                                                                          class; the second day we will walk the War, sharing tips and tricks
for: 20, Instructor: Dau mac Faelain.
                                                                          for viewing this confusing amalgam of times and places without
               Tue, 9        9:00 AM Private Camp                         losing the mood. 2 days, 1 hr each, 20 handouts $1 each.
                                                                          Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
Taking the Brush: Japanese Calligraphy                                    Lady Lalitadasa.
Learn some basics of Japanese calligraphy. Length: 2 hr.,                               Mon, 8       1:00 PM AS 11
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
Solveig Throndardottir.                                                   Breathing Life Into Your Indian Persona, Part 2
             Sun, 7      2:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal                        Your Indian persona can be so much more than just a name and
                                                                          appropriate garb. This 2-day class is designed to bring depth to
Tenkoku: Signature Seal Carving                                           one-dimensional personas, focusing primarily on enhancing your
An introduction to designing and carving a signature seal.                Pennsic experience through better comprehension and application
Introduction to historic ways to attest documents, historic letter        of Persona Headspace. The first day will be a traditional 1-hr
forms, and the textual elements of signature seals. Materials             class; the second day we will walk the War, sharing tips and tricks
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.               for viewing this confusing amalgam of times and places without
                                                                          losing the mood. 2 days, 1 hr each. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
            Thu, 11         1:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal                     Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Lalitadasa.
                                                                                        Tue, 9       1:00 PM Private Camp
The Taste of Tea: Japanese Tea Ceremony
Enjoy the taste of tea under the night sky. Please wear Japanese          Introduction to Hindi's Devanagari Script
or loose-fitting clothing with white socks or tabi and bring a fan if
you have one. Please do not wear any jewelry or weapons in the            Devanagari script is used by Hindi and other North Indic
tea room. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 0,                languages (including Sanskrit, post-period). While the focus of
Materials for: 12, Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.                    this class is on Hindi usage, the basic characters and
                                                                          pronunciation is nearly identical for the others. The class will be
               Tue, 9        7:00 PM Private Camp                         introduced to the written forms, pronunciation and usage of letters
              Thu, 11        7:00 PM Private Camp                         with examples in Hindi words. Please bring paper and a writing
                                                                          utensil which makes a dark, easily-visible line. This is not a
Western Traces in East Asia                                               calligraphy class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Maraha
                                                                          Kahanikar.
This will be an overview of Western influences in East Asia,
focusing primarily on evidence before 1500. Materials Fee: 0,                            Sat, 6       3:00 PM AS 12
Instructor: Baron Ii Katsumori.                                                          Fri, 12      1:00 PM AS 12
            Wed, 10        9:00 AM AS 02
                                                                          Astronomy
Zen Buddhist Meditation
This is not an instructional class but a group silent meditation. We
will sit for a short period and then reflect on our experience.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Shivati.
                Tue, 9       10:00 AM Amphitheater
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Classes By Subject
Astronomy                                                                 Bardic Arts & Storytelling
A Tour of the Medieval Night Sky                                                        Fri, 5       5:00 PM Performing Arts
                                                                                       Fri, 12       5:00 PM Performing Arts
The Tour is back! Join an in persona tour of the summer evening
sky from a medieval point of view, featuring the mythology of the
constellations and the zodiac. The waxing gibbous moon will be            From Text to Voice
visible, so moon stories will also be told. Bring a blanket to sit on.    Traditional stories from around the world have been recorded in
Weather permitting! An alternate day will be posted in case of            writing, but the forms used by writers differ from those we use
rain. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,                  orally. This class addresses reasons why writers' versions vary
Instructor: Lady Dagrún Stjörnufróða.                                     from both the oral forms and each other and how to give them
              Mon, 8       9:30 PM Battlefield                            voice. Students will have opportunity to retell stories during class;
                                                                          sources will be available for reference but you are welcome and
Astronomy in the Middle Ages                                              encouraged to bring a story you'd like to work with. Length: 1.5
                                                                          hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Maraha Kahanikar.
The history of astronomy and the search for the perfect model of
                                                                                         Sun, 7     11:00 AM Amphitheater
the universe from ancient to medieval times. Length: 2 hr.,
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Aurddeilen-ap-Robet.                                 Thu, 11     11:00 AM Amphitheater
             Mon, 8        7:00 PM AS 09
                                                                          Get Your Wit Out of the Hundred Merry Tales
The Astrolabe in Theory and Practice                                      Jestbooks from the 16th century such as "A Hundred Merry Tales"
                                                                          or "Mad Men of Gotham" contain a number of short, funny stories
This class will include a brief discussion of the history of and
                                                                          with audience-accessible (and audience-TESTED) humor. We will
theory behind the astrolabe; provides extensive hands-on practical
                                                                          survey a number of these collections and be sharing selected
experience in using the various functions. Length: 2 hr.,
                                                                          tales, with hints for performance. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Handouts for: 15, Instructor:
                                                                          Judith Fitzhenry the Uncertain.
Master Richard Wymarc.
                                                                                         Tue, 9       12:00 PM AS 12
             Sun, 7         5:00 PM AS 09
              Fri, 12       1:00 PM AS 01
                                                                          How To Be A Bard
Throw Away Your Wristwatch: Basic and                                     Learn how to perform before an audience and overcome stage
                                                                          fright. Find out what makes a great bard great. Come prepared to
Advanced                                                                  be entertaining! We will be singing, telling bardic tales and giving
Learn period methods of timekeeping to tell time day and night at         each other suggestions on how to polish your performance.
Pennsic. Basic course (first 15 to 30 minutes) teaches several            Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Duchess Malinda Hohen van Kester.
ways to tell time (handout, $1). Advanced course (last 60 to 90                          Tue, 9      3:00 PM AS 11
minutes) teaches more ways to tell time and the science involved
so you tell time anywhere (handout, $5). Length: 2 hr., Materials
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Instructor: THL Maximilian der Zauberer.          Introduction to Commedia dell'Arte
              Wed, 3       2:00 PM AS 11                                  An introduction to the Commedia dell'Arte, a form of late-period
               Sun, 7      5:00 PM AS 11                                  Italian theater, with overview of the history, characters, and basic
                                                                          plots. The goal is to increase understanding and enjoyment of
                                                                          the Commedia by modern viewers. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials
Bardic Arts & Storytelling                                                Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Luceta di
                                                                          Cosimo.
Bardic Coaching
                                                                                        Mon, 8       11:00 AM Amphitheater
Participants, bring a prepared performance piece and receive one
on one work and feedback. The piece should not be longer than
five minutes in length to allow as many to participate as wish to         Known World Bardic Collegium
perform. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,                 A series of sessions on topics of interest to bards of the Known
Instructor: Master John Lyttleton.                                        World. Starting with a Meet and Greet and an Issue and Ideas
             Wed, 3         3:00 PM Performing Arts                       roundtable. Daily topics based on attendees' interests. Topics
            Wed, 10         2:00 PM Amphitheater                          may include choosing material to fit the venue; understanding and
                                                                          reading your audience; period, period and modern: to everything a
                                                                          purpose; dealing with performance anxiety; warm ups; building
Beowulf: A Roundtable on Performance                                      community and venue. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
A roundtable discussing the recent immersion performance of               Lord Llywelyn Glyndwr Various Session Leaders.
Beowulf in Corcordia of the Snows and at Pennsic. Speakers                              Mon, 8       4:00 PM AS 11
include several performers, stage managers, organizers, the                             Tue, 9       4:00 PM AS 11
artistic director, and the academic adviser. Length: 2 hr.,                           Wed, 10        4:00 PM AS 11
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Magistra Fiana of
                                                                                       Thu, 11       4:00 PM AS 11
Clare Mistress Anne of Framlingham, Master Toki Redbeard,
Bantiarna Aoife inghean Conchobair, THL Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia.                             Fri, 12      4:00 PM AS 11
              Thu, 11       12:00 PM Performing Arts

Emoting for Beginning Bards
How to use simple techniques to spice up your bardic
performances, adding emotion to enhance your performance.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Brigette de
Sainte Mere-Eglise.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                     Page 5 of 75
Classes By Subject
Bardic Arts & Storytelling                                                Bardic Arts & Storytelling
Music Theory 101: Medieval Modes                                                        Sat, 6       5:00 PM Performing Arts
If you are a bard writing your own tunes, this is a must for more
period-sounding melodies. Coming from a modern perspective,               Troubadors, Trouveres, and Jongleurs, Oh My!
we'll go beyond major and minor keys and learn about modes.               An introduction to the troubador and trouvere genre. Handout
Previous music theory not necessary, but assumed you can                  includes many examples of different types of poems, a select
probably sing do-re-mi from "Sound of Music." Amelie will explain         bibliography, and websites. Will also touch on the difficulties
how to figure out the mode of most any pre-written song. Handout          associated with performing this genre, and some possible
includes period songs in every mode. Bring a pencil. Materials            solutions. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30,
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Mistress            Instructor: Mistress Amelie d'Anjou.
Amelie d'Anjou.                                                                        Mon, 8        2:00 PM Performing Arts
             Thu, 11        2:00 PM AS 01
                                                                          Women and Storytelling
Performing Poetry                                                         A panel of women storytellers will discuss the physical, cultural,
This class will discuss both basic performance tools and those            and textual challenges of being a female storyteller. We will be
specific to poetry. We will use a variety of examples from different      primarily focusing on storytelling from a technical perspective
periods. Students are encouraged to bring poems as well. I hope           rather than a historical one. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
to give some time to allow students to try performing. Materials          Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Aoife inghean Conchobair
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Aoife inghean Conchobair.                        Mistress Anne of Framlingham, Maistreas Fiana of Clare.
              Tue, 9        2:00 PM AS 12                                               Fri, 12      12:00 PM Performing Arts

Period Filk                                                               Beadwork
A look at "filk" in period with tips on making your filk more
medieval and copyright-friendly. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:            Basic Jewelry Making
Mistress Adelaide de Beaumont.                                            Basics on design or recreation of jewelry including closures,
               Mon, 8       11:00 AM AS 12                                spacing, double/triple strands, achieving scalloping, adding extra
                                                                          adornments, fixing a broken item. Making a floating bead
Saints' Lives as Stories                                                  necklace. Also, dropping a knot where you want it. Length: 2 hr.,
                                                                          Materials Fee: 5, Instructor: Lady Angharad verch Glyndwr O
An introduction to medieval saints' lives, with an eye towards the        Llangollen Elizabetta verch Glyndwr O Llangollen.
advantages and problems of using them for performance.                                  Sat, 6      10:00 AM AS 09
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Magistra Fiana of Clare.
             Mon, 8        5:00 PM AS 12
                                                                          Basic Jewelry-Making
So You Want to Write a Song?                                              Basics on design or recreation of jewelry including closures,
                                                                          spacing, double/triple strands, achieving scalloping, adding extra
Tips for people who want to write original songs suitable for             adornments, fixing a broken item. Making a floating bead
performing in the SCA. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress             necklace. Dropping a knot where you want it. Length: 2 hr.,
Adelaide de Beaumont.                                                     Materials Fee: 5, Instructor: Lady Angharad verch Glyndwr O
           Wed, 10      12:00 PM AS 12                                    Llangollen Elizabetta verch Glyndwr O Llangollen.
                                                                                     Wed, 10        10:00 AM AS 09
Storytelling Academy
Learn the tools of the storyteller, story genre, how to participate in    Bead Knotting: Fast and Easy - Beginning
a bardic circle, and receive coaching and feedback from                   Beginner Bead Knotting: Fast and Easy - Learn the basics of
instructors and fellow storytellers. Students are welcome for each        bead knotting for necklaces, bracelets, earrings and hair sticks.
or all sessions. The academy will end with a public student               Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 7, Handout Fee: 3, Instructor: Elan.
performance for those interested. Materials Fee: 0, Handout                            Wed, 3       4:00 PM Merchant Booth
Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Gabrielle d'Auvergne.
                                                                                       Mon, 8       4:00 PM Merchant Booth
             Wed, 3        10:00 AM Merchant Booth
              Thu, 4       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                          Bead Knotting: Fast and Easy - Intermediate
                Fri, 5     10:00 AM Merchant Booth
               Sat, 6      10:00 AM Merchant Booth                        Intermediate Bead Knotting: Fast and Easy - Learning techniques
                                                                          for finishing your items and continuous stranding. Length: 2 hr.,
              Sun, 7       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                          Materials Fee: 7, Handout Fee: 3, Instructor: Elan.
              Mon, 8       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                                         Thu, 4      4:00 PM Merchant Booth
              Tue, 9       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                                         Tue, 9      4:00 PM Merchant Booth
            Wed, 10        10:00 AM Merchant Booth
             Thu, 11       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                          Beginning Beadweaving in a Rigid Heddle Loom
              Fri, 12      10:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                          Covers warping and weaving on a rigid heddle loom. Discusses
                                                                          how to start and finish a project, different types of looming beads,
Tell Us a Story! Improv and the Art of Making It Up                       thread choices and how to choose/design your own patterns.
Come learn the skills needed to think on your feet and be able to         Looms and beads are available for a limited number of people
tell a tale without the gift of time to prepare! This is a low-pressure   who would like to make a small project to take home. Length: 2
workshop designed to get you over story-telling nerves. Materials         hr., Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 5,
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Mhari Brewbane.                  Instructor: Anastascia "Tess" Yosef Alaric.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                     Page 6 of 75
Classes By Subject
Beadwork                                                               Beadwork
            Mon, 8       11:00 AM AS 07                                             Fri, 5        1:00 PM AS 03
                                                                                  Wed, 10         5:00 PM AS 02
Brief Survey of Glass Beads
A brief survey of glass beads and period arrangements from             Prayer Beads in Christianity
approximately 500-1100. The class will examine archaeological          This will be a brief overview of the various counted prayer
evidence to discuss bead colors, patterns, trends and usage in         devotions using chaplets that occurred in the Middle Ages and the
different European countries. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,         Renaissance. The following terms will be discussed: chaplet,
Handout Fee: 3, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Mistress Adelicia of     rosary and paternoster. A portion of the class is devoted to
Cumbria.                                                               creating a chaplet with tassel ends that can be worn. Bringing a
               Fri, 5      9:00 AM AS 03                               pair of sharp scissors, a yarn needle or other large-eye needle. A
                                                                       crochet hook will be helpful, but tools will be available. Youth and
Glass Track: Beyond the Beads: Paternoster                             children welcome. The making of a tassel is easily accomplished.
                                                                       Children may need help from an adult. Length: 2 hr., Materials
Gauds and Terminals                                                    Fee: 5, Materials for: 25, Instructor: Doña Sol la Cantor.
Prayer beads were ubiquitous and diverse in form in western                         Wed, 3         9:00 AM AS 11
European Christendom from the 14th-16th centuries. The gauds                       Wed, 10         9:00 AM AS 15
and terminals came in a dizzying array of forms. Learn specifically
about the gauds and terminals and how to find your own to create                   Wed, 10         9:00 AM AS 15
an authentic look. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Elizabethe
Alles.                                                                 Simple Gerdany
             Mon, 8       3:00 PM AS 09                                An easy gerdany (Ukrainian beadwork) necklace. Length: 2 hr.,
                                                                       Materials Fee: 6, Materials for: 15, Instructor: Lady Anastasia
Glass Track: Bidding the Bedes: An Introduction                        Petrovna Chernaya.
to Paternosters                                                                    Wed, 3       10:00 AM AS 10
In the 13th -16th centuries in western Europe, prayer beads were
a ubiquitous accessory. This class discusses the history and           Wire-Wrapped Jewelry
development of the paternoster, as well as providing information       Learn the basics of wire-wrapped jewelry. Please bring tools, wire
on making your own replica. Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 12,       and beads if you have them. There will be some tools available to
Instructor: Lady Elizabethe Alles.                                     borrow and some to purchase at cost. Basic tools, $8. Wire &
              Mon, 8      12:00 PM AS 09                               beads, $2. Handouts, $1.00. Materials Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 1,
                                                                       Instructor: Lady Noelle de la Plume.
Glass Track: Glass Beads For Your Persona -                                           Fri, 5      4:00 PM AS 09
Spanish & Others
Would you like glass beads that match your persona, but don't          Black Powder
know where to start? What colors, what styles, what designs best
fit your time and place? We'll explore your options, where you can     Annual Guild of St Barbara Meeting
find that information, then start your collection by getting on the    The primary aim of the Guild is education. The primary concern of
torch! Please wear natural fibers, bring something to tie your hair    the Guild is safety. We are open to all information concerning
back, and wear closed-toe shoes. We'll start with Spanish beads,       gunnery from its inception in the early 14th century to the end of
but all time periods can be covered depending on what students         the Society's period in 1600. Cannons, hand gonnes, muskets,
want to know. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 1, Instructor:             and pistols are all welcomed within the Guild provided they are of
Carowyn Silveroak.                                                     a pre-1600 ignition system. This means linstock, matchlock,
               Tue, 9       1:00 PM AS 13                              wheel lock, and snaphaunce. Flintlocks and caplocks are not
                                                                       acceptable. We follow period drills from original manuals, but we
                                                                       make appropriate adjustments for modern safety. Materials Fee:
Making a Paternoster or Rosary                                         0, Instructor: Master Roderic Hawkyns Master Joseph of the Red
Learn how to make a paternoster and why they were important            Griffon, Master Michael Graham, Lord Erich von Kleinfeld.
throughout the Christian World. Materials Fee: 4, Materials for:                      Sat, 6      1:00 PM AS 10
30, Handouts for: 50, Instructor: Countess Rowan Berran
McDowell.
              Fri, 5      10:00 AM AS 09
                                                                       Evolution of Firearms 1320-1600
            Thu, 11        4:00 PM AS 09                               History and development of blackpowder arms, from 1320-1600.
                                                                       This is a NON-shooting, lecture / discussion class covering period
                                                                       firearm technology. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Paternoster Day                                                        Lord Erich von Kleinfeld.
Learn about prayer beads use and design and possibly make one                      Thu, 11       5:00 PM AS 02
of your own. Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Instructor: Artisans' Row.
                                                                       Period Blackpowder Arms: Safety and Handling
              Tue, 9       9:00 AM AS 04
                                                                       Overview of general black-powder safety, including safe handling,
                                                                       loading, and firing (blanks only) of black-powder arms of the SCA
Prayer Beads                                                           period, 1320-1600. Those who have arms are encouraged to bring
Discussion of prayer beads (rosaries) in our time period with a        them. Powder supplied by instructor. Length: 2 hr., Materials
handout of prayers (in Latin and English) and styles with various      Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Erich von Kleinfeld Guild of St Barbara.
types of rosaries displayed. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,                       Thu, 4        1:00 PM Private Camp
Instructor: Mistress GraziaGeralda Louisa de Navarra.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 7 of 75
Classes By Subject
Black Powder                                                              Bookbinding
The History of Guns and Gunpowder in the                                  Bookbinding Day
Middle Ages and Renaissance                                               What goes into making a book? Find out and participate in the
This class will trace the origins of gunpowder and gunpowder              process of going from loose paper to a bound volume. Also see,
weapons from their earliest introduction until the end of the SCA         learn and do quilling, which creates 3D images from paper scraps.
period. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Master              Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Michael Graham.                                                           Artisans' Row.
             Sun, 7          3:00 PM AS 02                                              Fri, 12      9:00 AM AS 04


Bookbinding                                                               Embellished Book Covers
                                                                          This class will cover four common types of embellished book
16th-Century Limp Binding (Chain Stitch Circles)                          covers in period. We will also discuss techniques for covering
An all-day class where students learn to make a 16th-century limp         modern books at events, and practice those techniques if time
binding using a chain stitch. A half-hour lunch break will be             allows. Auditors welcome! Handout available electronically for
allowed. All binding tools will be loaned by the instructor. No prior     free. Length 1 hour. Limit 20. Cost $2.00. Materials Fee: 2,
bookbinding experience needed, but it does help. It also helps to         Instructor: Baronne Cateline la Broderesse.
know some embroidery skills. Fee includes vellum for the cover, a                      Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 03
hand-out, paper, leather for spine, beads for ties, and linen thread.
Length: 5 hr., Materials Fee: 15, Materials for: 6, Handouts for: 6,      Leather Corners for Wood Covers
Instructor: Mistress Katarina Helene von Schoenborn.
              Thu, 4        9:30 AM Private Camp                          Students will learn how to make four of the most common corners
                                                                          with leather for wood covers. We will make small sample corners
              Tue, 9        9:30 AM Private Camp                          for each style. All tools will be loaned by instructor. Fee includes
                                                                          leather, wood pieces, linen thread, and a handout. Length: 2 hr.,
16th-Century Limp Binding (Ledger Binding)                                Materials Fee: 10, Materials for: 6, Handouts for: 6, Instructor:
An all-day class where students learn to make a 16th-century limp         Mistress Katarina Helene von Schoenborn.
binding using the ledger stitch. A half hour lunch break will be                        Mon, 8          4:00 PM AS 13
allowed. All binding tools will be loaned by the instructor. No prior
bookbinding experience needed, but it does help. It also helps to
know some embroidery skills. Fee includes leather for the cover, a        Brewing & Vintning
hand-out, paper, and linen thread. Length: 5 hr., Materials Fee:          Beginning Brewing
20, Materials for: 6, Handouts for: 6, Instructor: Mistress Katarina
Helene von Schoenborn.                                                    A beginner's overview on straight meads and spiced meads with
                                                                          period procedures and equipment. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:
             Thu, 11        9:30 AM Private Camp
                                                                          0, Instructor: Lady Brigette de Sainte Mere-Eglise.
                                                                                       Thu, 11        2:00 PM AS 14
16th-Century Limp Binding (Longstitch)
An all-day class where students learn to make a 16th-century limp         Brewing a Viking Beer - Sahti
binding using the longstitch. A half hour lunch break will be
allowed. All binding tools will be loaned by the instructor. No prior     Sahti: "A Finnish Viking Beer" made with malt and rye, filtered
bookbinding experience needed, but it does help. Fee includes             through Juniper branches, fermented with bread yeast will be
vellum for the cover, a hand-out, paper, leather for spine, beads         brewed in this class. The Sahti will be brewed using an all grain
for ties, and linen thread. Length: 5 hr., Materials Fee: 7.5,            method incorporate some of the period methods that might have
Handout Fee: 7.5, Materials for: 6, Handouts for: 6, Instructor:          been used, though some modern equipment and supplies will be
Mistress Katarina Helene von Schoenborn.                                  used due to limitations. During the class a discussion on this style
                                                                          of beer will be incorporated, and then the class will be invited back
                Sat, 6     10:00 AM Private Camp
                                                                          to taste it once it is done fermenting. Must be at least 21 years old
                                                                          to take and consume the beer. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Basic Bookbinding                                                         Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Baronne Jehannine de Flandres Lord
Basic binding of books, a bit of history, hands-on, and practical         Goerijs "the Unpronounceable" Goriszoon.
application. Participants will learn different types of stitching and                    Sat, 6         1:00 PM Private Camp
page attachment, plus covers, and will leave with a small bound
book and/or a girdlebook cover. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 6,          Brewing All-Grain Ale
Instructor: Lady Angharad verch Glyndwr O Llangollen Elizabetta
verch Glyndwr O Llangollen.                                               Brew a five-gallon batch of brown ale from crushed malted barley,
                                                                          and discuss the process. Must be at least 21 years old. Length: 4
               Fri, 5     10:00 AM AS 12
                                                                          hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Bronwen Rose Greylyng.
             Thu, 11       1:00 PM AS 09
                                                                                     Wed, 10        12:00 PM Private Camp

Book Edge Decoration Through the Middle Ages:
Styles and Techniques
Mistress Aneira will discuss the progression of book edge
decoration (painting and gilding on the edges of the text block, not
the page margins) throughout Society period, including purposes,
styles, materials, and techniques. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Gwerfyl verch Aneirin.
             Thu, 11        4:00 PM Merchant Booth

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Classes By Subject
Brewing & Vintning                                                      Brewing & Vintning
Documenting Your Potable - How to Get Started                                      Wed, 10        5:00 PM AS 14
Don't let documentation be the one component that keeps you
from sharing your potable in competition. This class will help you      Knowne World Brewers' Roundtable
learn how to prepare your documentation for competition. We will        Gather all ye brewers, vintners, mazers and cordial makers to
discuss the different components that are necessary to include          discuss our craft and share the fruits of our labor. Attendees
and help you figure out your next step. Some resources will be          should feel free to bring some of their homebrewed products and
shared so that that your next project will can be based on a period     a snack to share. It is concurrent with the IKBG competition so
recipe, and therefore easier to document. Brewers at all stages of      you can attend both. Must be at least 21 (ID is checked). Bringing
learning are encouraged to attend. If you have an example of your       your own drinking vessel is appreciated as spare cups may be
own documentation, please feel free to bring it for feedback.           limited. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Lady Ferrell.           Instructor: Baron Artemius Andreas Magnus.
               Fri, 5     11:00 AM AS 14                                              Sun, 7        3:00 PM AS 13

Four 14th-Century Mead Sources                                          Children & Youth
Discusses four different sources for meads from the 14th C.,
including two English sources, one French, and one German.              Children's Garb Roundtable
Examine the recipes, discuss issues of redaction and use in             We've all hit that "My child just had a growth spurt and now
modern meadmaking, and discuss what can be learned of period            nothing fits them". How do you deal with it in the SCA? This
mead styles and meadmaking techniques. Try out the results of           roundtable discussion addresses how many of us deal with this
experimental redactions I have done. "Mead" here refers to a            issue. Many of us sew our own garb and have come up with great
variety of drinks with honey as the main source of fermentation so      ideas or have made major mistakes while trying to solve this
it includes meads, metheglins, and melomels. Historically,              issue. Please come and share your ideas, ask questions, or just
sources use the term "mead" to refer to all these. Materials Fee:       take notes. I will bring my notes, samples of garb I've made, and
0, Handouts for: 12, Instructor: Master Thomas Penyngton.               ideas, whether or not I've used them. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
             Thu, 11       4:00 PM AS 14                                Fee: 0.25, Instructor: Lady Tilla Chandler.
                                                                                       Sat, 6       3:00 PM AS 08
Home Brewing 101
Some history, some science and some discussion of ingredients,          Debatable Lands Thrown Weapons Challenge
techniques and materials and their sources all wrapped in an            Compete in one of three levels: Novice, Intermediate or
entertaining package with the ultimate goal of giving you the basic     Advanced. For all ages. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
directions to start out on the road of home brewing. Learn about        Instructor: Lady Eiss of Augsburg.
brewing, packaging and serving your very own beer. Not                              Wed, 10       12:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
necessarily period, but practical and very drinkable, with various
levels of difficulty explained, ranging from "only add water" to
"completely from scratch". Some liquid illustrations provided, so       Dolls Go to Pennsic!
ages 21 or over only. Class lasts approximately one hour, and will      Meet others who enjoy dolls, whether you brought your doll or not.
be taught by Lord Goerijs the Unpronounceable in the "Brau              Show off your doll's garb, then finish a cloak for your doll. All
Haus" at Camp Carillon. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord              materials will be provided. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Goerijs "the Unpronounceable" Goriszoon.                                Instructor: THL Georgia the Pragmatic Mistress Sunara.
               Wed, 3        4:00 PM Private Camp                                    Thu, 11      10:00 AM AS 10
                Sat, 6       4:00 PM Private Camp
             Wed, 10         4:00 PM Private Camp                       Drawstring Pouch for Kids
                                                                        10-15 year olds (12 and under must bring along their adult) make
Interkingdom Brewers' Guild                                             a leather drawstring pouch. Make it and take it home! Materials
An opportunity for brewers and vintners to have their beverages         Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Instructor: Seamus
evaluated by experts from across the Known World. Up to two             ua'Murchada.
entries per category (wine/mead, beer, cordials/others) per                          Fri, 12     10:00 AM AS 09
participant. IKBG masters as asked to help judge. Entrants are
responsible for the temperature/condition of their beverage(s) as it    Family Track: Basic Heraldry for Families
may be some time before a particular beverage is judged.
Documentation is encouraged. Adults only. Length: 5 hr.,                Explore basic SCA heraldic rules and how to use your heraldry for
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Zuriel Nightshade Master              such things as identifying your belongings, identifying family
Terafan Greydragon, Sir Trelogin Tavistok.                              members and much more. Paint heraldic designs on journey bags
                                                                        to take with you and use during Pennsic. This is a Family Track
              Sun, 7       2:00 PM AS 14
                                                                        Class for parent/guardian and minor to attend together. Classes
                                                                        taught for all age levels simultaneously. Parent/guardian must
Introduction to Whiskey                                                 remain with minor for the duration of the class. Materials Fee: 0,
Whether it's called aqua vitae, eau de vie, uisge beatha, or just       Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Baroness Ellesbeth Donofrey
plain whiskey, distilled spirits have been present throughout           Baroness Anna Bella di Cherubino.
history. Provides an introductory education on the history,                            Sun, 7      11:00 AM AS 15
common nomenclature, and tasting techniques specific to distilled
spirits in general and whiskies in particular. A limited amount of
whiskey will be available for tasting for those 21 years of age or
older. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Patricio De
Cordoba.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                   Page 9 of 75
Classes By Subject
Children & Youth                                                       Children & Youth
Family Track: Cardweaving Basics                                       Simple Children's Toys
Class limited to 5 parent/adult and child pairs. Card weaving be       Ever wonder what a medieval child played with to pass the time?
can simple or complex and easily practiced by most ages. We will       Come and make 4 simple toys to start your period toy chest. The
discuss briefly the history and uses of card weaving and spend         toys are geared toward younger children. Please stay with your
the rest of the class in hands-on instruction. Handouts and            child to make the toys, as some of the steps are a little difficult for
supplies will be provided. This is a Family Track Class for            small fingers. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 25,
parent/guardian and minor to attend together. Classes will be          Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Baroness Kaleeb the Green Eyed
taught for all age levels simultaneously. Parent/guardian must         Susan the Weaver, Dana of Talonvale.
remain with minor for the duration of the class. Length: 2 hr.,                      Sun, 7       9:00 AM AS 13
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Astrid Olafsdatter Baroness
Anna Bella di Cherubino.
                                                                       Youth Beginning Thrown Weapons
              Mon, 8        2:00 PM AS 15
                                                                       Covers range safety, etiquette and technique for 5-12 year olds.
                                                                       Class is limit is 12 for safety concerns. A second class may be
Family Track: Games for Families                                       offered later if there is interest. Parents or legal guardians must
A variety of period games that you can learn and play at events        remain while the youth are on the range. The class is limited to
will be introduced and explored. This is a Family Track Class for      hatchets only. Some loaner equipment is available. Length: 1.5
parent/guardian and minor to attend together. Classes will be          hr., Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 12, Instructor: THL Gailen
taught for all age levels simultaneously. Parent/guardian must         Alric Ros.
remain with minor for the duration of the class. Materials Fee: 0,                 Wed, 10           9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
Instructor: Ana Ximenez de Hume Maestra Isabel.
               Sat, 6      11:00 AM AS 15                              Youth Thrown Weapon's Competition
                                                                       This youth tournament is limited to ages 5-15. Parent/guardian
Family Track: Middle Eastern Dance for All Ages                        must remain present. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
The basics of Middle Eastern Dance or Belly-Dance. This form of        THL Arinwald Rotstein.
dance was and still is learned and passed down through the                         Thu, 11      12:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
family. Come have fun with us. This is a fmaily track class for
Parent/Guardian and Minor to attend together. Class is for all age
levels . Parent/ Guardian must remain with minor for the duration      Clothing: Accessories
of the class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Mistress Scheherzade al-Zahira Baroness Anne Bella di Cherbino.        14th-Century Women's Headdress: Crespine for
             Thu, 11      12:00 PM Middle Eastern                      Non-Metalworkers
                                                                       This class will discuss the 14th-c. European headdress of tube
                                                                       side cauls or crespine. Class focuses on how to create a
Family Track: Simple Tassel-Making for All Ages
                                                                       reasonable, wearable facsimile without using metals. Instruction
Tassels are an easy way to embellish banners, belongings and           will include handouts with patterns and students will have samples
clothing. We will learn one basic technique and discuss variations.    to examine. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0.5, Instructor:
Simple hands-on family fun! Handouts and materials will be             Dame Nicholaa Halden.
provided. This is a Family Track Class for parent/guardian and                       Sun, 7        3:00 PM AS 15
minor to attend together. Classes will be taught for all age levels
                                                                                   Wed, 10         4:00 PM AS 15
simultaneously. Parent/guardian must remain with minor for the
duration of the class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baronessa
Anna Bella di Cherubino Baroness Ellesbeth Donofrey.                   Anglo-Saxon Ring Pouch
              Tue, 9      11:00 AM AS 15                               Learn to make an Anglo-Saxon ring pouch using period materials
                                                                       with all early-period textile tools. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5,
Family Track: The Family Dayboard                                      Materials for: 25, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Baroness Kaleeb
                                                                       the Green Eyed Susan the Weaver, Dana of Talonvale.
Planning and preparing a family-friendly event or personal day-
                                                                                      Sun, 7         1:00 PM AS 13
board. Youth-friendly food options get medieval makeover. This is
a Family Track Class for parent/guardian and minor to attend
together. Classes will be taught for all age levels simultaneously.    Crafting the Hennin
Parent/guardian must remain with minor for the duration of the         Learn the basics of constructing the "horned hennin" style of hat.
class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Tanczos Ilona Baroness       Discussion of period materials and which modern equivalents
Ellesbeth Donofrey.                                                    work best for construction. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
            Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 14                               Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Baroness Clarice Roan Duchess Ilish
                                                                       O'Donovan.
Raising Modern Children in the Current Middle                                      Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 15
Ages
This class is for getting through any event, long or short, without    Dress to Excess
losing your mind, or leaving the hobby you love. The class             Historical adornment both private and religious. Cover the excess
contains suggestions on modern and medieval ways to make your          people went to in their clothing and accessories. Length: 2 hr.,
event more enjoyable. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Mym           Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Annejke MacAiodh.
the Minx.                                                                            Sat, 6       10:00 AM AS 02
            Wed, 10         11:00 AM AS 10



Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                 Page 10 of 75
Classes By Subject
Clothing: Accessories                                                    Clothing: Accessories
Elizabethan Hats & Accessories                                           Making a Paternoster or Rosary
An overview of Elizabethan men's and women's hats and                    Learn how to make a paternoster and why they were important
accessories. The focus is on the items that finish off an upper-         throughout the Christian World. Materials Fee: 4, Materials for:
class outfit, but especially the headwear. Examples of different         30, Handouts for: 50, Instructor: Countess Rowan Berran
types of hats will be presented, as well as a discussion of different    McDowell.
construction method, and suggestions for trimming and                                  Fri, 5      10:00 AM AS 09
accessorizing. Handout includes photos of portraits referenced                       Thu, 11        4:00 PM AS 09
plus pattern diagrams for hat patterns (not full scale). Materials
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Madeleine de l'Este.
             Wed, 10         1:00 PM AS 08
                                                                         Paternoster Day
                                                                         Learn about prayer beads use and design and possibly make one
                                                                         of your own. Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Glovemaking: Elizabethan
                                                                         Instructor: Artisans' Row.
Learn to make Elizabethan leather gloves, with construction                            Tue, 9       9:00 AM AS 04
details discovered through close inspection of Elizabethan gloves
at the Met. This is a lecture-demonstration class; you will not
leave with gloves. Patterns and instructions are provided. Not           Pilgrim's Bag
child unfriendly, but short attention spans will not get much out of     Ever thought about wearing a Pilgrim's Bag instead of carrying a
the class. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2,              bulky basket? You can free up your hands, don't have to worry
Handouts for: 24, Instructor: Duke Sir Alen Elegil.                      about where you left your basket, and it is a great way to keep
             Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 08                                your modern items out of sight. Learn how you can make a
                                                                         Pilgrim's Bag out of cloth or leather. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Glovemaking: Mid-14th to late-15th Century                               Baroness Cairistiona de Coueran.
                                                                                      Thu, 4         2:00 PM AS 09
Learn to make leather gloves in a style appropriate from the mid-
                                                                                      Sun, 7       12:00 PM AS 09
14th through the late-15th centuries. This is a lecture-
demonstration class; you will not leave with gloves. Patterns and
instructions are provided. Not child unfriendly, but short attention     Prayer Beads
spans will not get much out of the class. Length: 2 hr., Materials       Discussion of prayer beads (rosaries) in our time period with a
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 24, Instructor: Duke Sir           handout of prayers (in Latin and English) and styles with various
Alen Elegil.                                                             types of rosaries displayed. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
              Tue, 9      10:00 AM AS 09                                 Instructor: Mistress GraziaGeralda Louisa de Navarra.
                                                                                        Fri, 5      1:00 PM AS 03
Hidden Details of Elizabethan Gloves                                                 Wed, 10        5:00 PM AS 02
Discover construction details of late period gloves that are
generally hidden in available images of these gloves. The class          Prayer Beads in Christianity
will feature photos and discussion from close-up examination of
                                                                         This will be a brief overview of the various counted prayer
Elizabethan and Stuart gloves in the collection of the Metropolitan
                                                                         devotions using chaplets that occurred in the Middle Ages and the
Museum of Art. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Duke Sir Alen Elegil.
                                                                         Renaissance. The following terms will be discussed: chaplet,
              Mon, 8       8:00 PM AS 08                                 rosary and paternoster. A portion of the class is devoted to
                                                                         creating a chaplet with tassel ends that can be worn. Bringing a
How to Make a Late-16th-Century Caul                                     pair of sharp scissors, a yarn needle or other large-eye needle. A
                                                                         crochet hook will be helpful, but tools will be available. Youth and
Learn how to measure, cut and hand-sew a late period caul
                                                                         children welcome. The making of a tassel is easily accomplished.
(women's hat). Leave with a finished caul. Bring scissors and a
                                                                         Children may need help from an adult. Length: 2 hr., Materials
needle. Materials will be available for 10. Requires 1/3 yard of
                                                                         Fee: 5, Materials for: 25, Instructor: Doña Sol la Cantor.
fabric if you wish to bring your own. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:
3, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:                   Wed, 3         9:00 AM AS 11
Lady Kiar of Auburn.
               Sat, 6      12:00 PM AS 08                                Spanish Track: Spanish Rope Shoes
                                                                         Learn how to make 16th-century Spanish alpargatas. Kits include
Let's Go Tubing: How To Make and Wear a                                  all the material needed to make your first pair of shoes which we
Tubular Caul Headdress                                                   will be working on in class. Observers welcome. Length: 2 hr.,
                                                                         Materials Fee: 15, Materials for: 10, Instructor: Ladyship Josefina
A look at the unique headdress - the tubular cauls - and how to          del Torre.
recreate one. Using effigies and other sources we will be looking
                                                                                     Wed, 10       10:00 AM AS 13
at the construction and the how the tubular cauls were worn.
Materials and how-to instructions will be provided so students can
begin to recreate the headdress. Materials for 10; auditors              St. Birgitta's Cap: History, Images, Stitches
welcome. Materials Fee: 3, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10,            This cap has endured many years in many different shapes, the
Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Duchess Ilish O' Donovan.                  most famous being the St. Birgitta cap. Covers its basic time line
              Sun, 7      12:00 PM AS 10                                 and history, supported by images. Presents appropriate sewing
                                                                         and embroidery stitches. Finally, begin a cap and design and start
                                                                         a decorative band for it. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Handout
                                                                         Fee: 1, Materials for: 8, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady
                                                                         Catarina Giaocchini.
                                                                                       Sun, 7        4:00 PM AS 15
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                   Page 11 of 75
Classes By Subject
Clothing: Accessories                                                    Clothing: Basics
Clothing: Asian                                                          Draping for Dummies
                                                                         This will be a hands on class on how to drape a 14th-15th c. kirtle.
Accessories for Your Japanese Clothing                                   We will also discuss how to translate this pattern into a number of
Instructions on some basic accessories to add depth to your              other dresses of the same period. Class requirements are a pair
Japanese garb. Instructions for leggings, rosaries, and a basic hat      of scissors and PINS; muslin will be available at a reasonable cost
will be included with other items. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:        (approx. $2 a yard). Of course, you may bring your own fabric.
1, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Roxanne de St. Luc.                Due to the hands-on nature of the class I will only be able to help
              Fri, 12       2:00 PM AS 15                                drape 10 participants. Class auditors are welcome. Length: 4 hr.,
                                                                         Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Alyna Morgan.
Construction of a Mongolian Cummerbund Robe                                              Fri, 5     3:00 PM AS 15
                                                                                        Sat, 6      3:00 PM AS 15
This class discusses the construction of extant archaelogical
examples of a type of Mongolian robe from the empire period. It is
designed to provide enough information for participants to               Fabric 101
construct their own garment. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15,         Overview of period appropriate fabrics, fabric use, fabric types;
Instructor: Bojei Temur.                                                 identify fabric using a burn test or chemical test. Hands-on.
              Tue, 9      4:00 PM AS 08                                  Handout and swatch fees. Bring pencil for notes. Length: 1.5 hr.,
                                                                         Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 12, Instructor:
                                                                         THL Maria Pienkneplotno.
How to Make Hakama (Japanese Pleated Pants)
                                                                                        Thu, 4       9:00 AM Merchant Booth
How to make Japanese pleated pants. Cool, comfortable, and
                                                                                        Tue, 9       9:00 AM Merchant Booth
perfect for Pennsic! Instruction packets will be available for the
first 30 people. Step-by-step examples will be given. Materials
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady               Finish Your Garment by Hand
Roxanne de St. Luc.                                                      It's not that hard! Would you like to finish the neckline of your
              Fri, 12     12:00 PM AS 15                                 garment with a bias strip, or have a finished seam only sewing it
                                                                         twice? We will learn two different hand-sewing techniques found
How to Make Japanese Tops and Kimono                                     in extant garments of a Spanish 13th-century bishop. Please bring
                                                                         a needle, thread and scissors if you can. Length: 2 hr., Materials
How to make Japanese shirts and kimono for men and women.                Fee: 0, Instructor: Maestra Isabel Ximenez de Gaucin.
Instruction packets will be available for the first 30 people. Step-
                                                                                        Sun, 7      9:00 AM AS 15
by-step examples will be given. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
1, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Roxanne de St. Luc.
              Fri, 12       1:00 PM AS 15                                Garb 101: Basic Period Garb for the Sewing-
                                                                         Impaired
Survey of Mongolian Clothing from the Empire                             Need garb but are afraid of the sewing machine? Needles in every
Period                                                                   way intimidate you? Can't make head or tail of patterns? But you
                                                                         can't go to the event naked! My class will help you make friends
This class is designed to introduce people to Mongolian clothing         with your sewing machine, make patterns easy to read and
from the Empire period. It is based upon pictoral and                    understand, and help you pick out a period outfit that you can
archaelogical sources. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25,               make and wear with pride. Sewing isn't an artform; it's another
Instructor: Bojei Temur.                                                 skill that you can learn easily. Come and make friends with your
              Tue, 9       3:00 PM AS 08                                 fellow sewing-impaired and find that you are not alone! Let's have
                                                                         fun! Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 3, Materials
                                                                         for: 30, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Mikalina Lydushka
Clothing: Basics                                                         "Lyds" Pavlovna.
A Very Basic Sewing Class                                                                Sat, 6      9:00 AM AS 08
Hands-on class covering basic sewing: choosing the needle,                              Sun, 7      10:00 AM AS 08
threading the needle, several stitches, the knot, and questions                         Tue, 9      12:00 PM AS 07
you need answered to help you sew by hand. Materials Fee: 0,
Handout Fee: 3, Instructor: THL Anna Mailander.                          Garb Troubleshooting: Help Me, Tempus, You're
            Wed, 3       11:00 AM AS 08                                  My Only Hope!
           Wed, 10        9:00 AM AS 09                                  This is a trouble-shooting and problem solving class; garb
                                                                         problems diagnosed and solutions proffered. Bring to the class
Children's Garb Roundtable                                               garb that went wrong or garb that didn't work for you, we'll talk, it
We've all hit that "My child just had a growth spurt and now             can be fixed. If you don't have the garb here bring your questions
nothing fits them". How do you deal with it in the SCA? This             we'll do our best to solve your garb troubles. We'll talk about
roundtable discussion addresses how many of us deal with this            gussets and how to use your seam ripper, too. This class can go
issue. Many of us sew our own garb and have come up with great           on longer if needed. Also this class will be offered next year.
ideas or have made major mistakes while trying to solve this             Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Tempus
issue. Please come and share your ideas, ask questions, or just          Peregrinator.
take notes. I will bring my notes, samples of garb I've made, and                     Wed, 10       11:00 AM AS 08
ideas, whether or not I've used them. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: 0.25, Instructor: Lady Tilla Chandler.
               Sat, 6       3:00 PM AS 08

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                   Page 12 of 75
Classes By Subject
Clothing: Basics                                                           Clothing: Basics
How to Make Your Own Pants                                                               Sat, 6      11:00 AM AS 08
Learn how to make pants from scratch. Start with how to get the
measurements, then how to use them to draft your own pattern.              Very Basic Beginning Sewing
Finishing with how to sew your pants and wear them. Length: 2              Been repairing your garb with duck tape and hot glue? Want to
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Tempus Peregrinator.               learn to use a needle and thread instead? Learn hands-on these
              Sun, 7      12:00 PM AS 08                                   sewing basics so you are not going to be embarrassed by your
                                                                           clothes (even modern ones). Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 3,
                                                                           Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Adren cu Faol.
Intro to Self-Patterning
                                                                                         Thu, 4       1:00 PM AS 07
Ready to move beyond packaged patterns, but nervous about
                                                                                      Wed, 10         1:00 PM AS 09
trying it out? Learn a basic technique for creating a four-paneled
bodice pattern. This method can be adapted for women's
garments from the 14th-16th century. Learn to make clothing                Viking Age Stitchery
made just for you. Bring a pen and measuring tape if possible.             Handsewing in the Viking age. Learn a variety of seams, hems
Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:           and finishes that were used in the Viking age and some of the
Lady Ysemay Sterlyng.                                                      basic principles on how to choose one when sewing. This is a
               Mon, 8       3:00 PM AS 02                                  hands-on practical class where you will try some of the stitches on
                                                                           scraps of fabric. If you have scraps, needle and thread, bring
Making a Better T-Tunic                                                    them. Some kits are available. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 1,
                                                                           Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 15, Handouts for: 25, Instructor:
Learn helpful hints that will make your tunic look like something          Lady Reyni-Hrefna.
you want to wear for years rather than wear out within a year.
                                                                                        Mon, 8         1:00 PM AS 07
Necklines, decoration and fixing mistakes are just some of the
topics. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Aldermoureis
Ventzke.                                                                   Waste-Free Garment Cutting
              Sat, 6         4:00 PM AS 08                                 How to make a jigsaw puzzle of cloth, and get more (and more
                                                                           historically accurate) clothing with less waste. A floor-length tunic
Oh That Pesky Center Gore!                                                 with a hem wide enough to run in from four yards? A full
                                                                           Landsknecht Kampfrau's gown from less than eight yards? You'll
This is an almost "fool" proof method of inserting that wedge into         learn how. Covers post-Roman to the 1530s, concentrating on the
a flat of fabric so that there are few or no puckers and the garment       garments where clever cutting saves the most fabric. This is easy
comes out as you had planned. Many have tried, many have                   enough for anyone who already knows how to sew and can do
failed - and you will no longer be one of them. We will do a small         basic math without screaming. Come prepared to take notes.
sample for you to take with you. This is not a class in how to hand-       Calm, mannerly children are welcome. Further one-on-one
sew. You can easily transfer this method to machine sewing once            assistance to be scheduled separately. Length: 2 hr., Materials
you get home, if you wish. Feel free to bring partially finished           Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Alizaundre, Demoiselle de Brebeuf.
projects for consultation, or to work on your gore while class is in
                                                                                         Wed, 3       12:00 PM AS 07
session. Materials and handout provided for the first 15 students.
Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 15, Handouts for:                        Sun, 7        9:00 AM AS 07
15, Instructor: Mistress Marsi of Hadley.
                Sat, 6      10:00 AM AS 07                                 Clothing: European
Sewing for Simpletons I: Preparations                                      A Dress In Transition
                                                                           A look at the dress in transition, focusing on the time period from
Geared for beginning, or even just contemplating beginning,
                                                                           1480 to 1520. A look at how the dress evolved from the fitted
seamsters and seamstresses. Learn all about the things and the
                                                                           dress of the early 15th century to the Tudor dress in the early 16th
(usually totally not dirty) little secrets that you should be aware of
                                                                           century. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Jacqueline
when starting a sewing related project. It is NOT about authentic
                                                                           Helene Loisel.
period sewing (though we will cover some of it) but about how to
most effectively use your time and energy by helping you identify                      Thu, 11         9:00 AM AS 15
the issues that need thought and preparation to ensure that you
have a most pleasant and successful sewing experience.                     Anglo-Saxon Embellishments
Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Elisande
                                                                           What embellishments did the Anglo-Saxons add to their
Walters.
                                                                           garments? We'll cover embroidery, fur, jewelry, a bit on leather, as
                Fri, 5        11:00 AM AS 08                               well as some of the tantalizing hints from literary and
                                                                           archeological sources about how we should be dressing up our
Sewing for Simpletons II: Pick Up a Needle                                 simple tunics and gowns. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                           Materials for: 25, Instructor: Hlafdige (Lady) Arastorm the Golden.
Geared for beginning, or even just contemplating beginning,
seamsters and seamstresses. Learn all about the things and the                             Fri, 5      4:00 PM AS 08
(usually totally not dirty) little secrets that you should be aware of                 Wed, 10         4:00 PM AS 08
when starting a sewing related project. It is NOT about authentic
period sewing (though we will cover some of it) but about how to           Basic 14th-Century Sleeve
most effectively use your time and energy, by helping you identify
the issues that need thought and preparation to ensure that you            Basic patterning of the backseamed sleeve for the Gothic Fitted
have a most pleasant and successful sewing experience.                     Dress. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Alison
Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Elisande              Wodehalle.
Walters.                                                                                Tue, 9        5:00 PM AS 08

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                     Page 13 of 75
Classes By Subject
Clothing: European                                                      Clothing: European
Beyond the T-Tunic: the Bocksten Cote and Hood                          How Not to Look Like a Linebacker: Shoulder
The one-piece cut for the t-tunic that we often introduce               Rolls to Short Puffy Sleeves
newcomers to cannot be easily documented, either in the                 Shoulder rolls dominated women's fashions of the late-sixteenth
archaeological finds, or in the artistic remains from the Dark Ages.    century, yet today they are often considered unflattering or too
One cut that was commonly found, however, is typified by the            complicated to make. Learn about the different styles worn, how
Bocksten Bog find in Sweden. This class covers the history, cut,        to choose the right one, and how to recreate them. Length: 2 hr.,
fitting, and appropriate trims and fabrics to use for this garment.     Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Margaret Roe.
Also included is a discussion of the hood found nearby, and a                         Fri, 12     12:00 PM AS 08
reconstruction of a hood pattern possibly in use at that time.
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0.5, Instructor:
Mistress Jeanmaire du Domremy.                                          How To Make Fancy Pants
                Fri, 5       2:00 PM AS 08                              Learn about the construction and wearing of Renaissance pants
                                                                        like slops, pumpkin pants, and pluderhose. Just what every closet
                                                                        Landsknecht needs, though it will help with any late period pants.
Drafting Doublets                                                       Covers the famous Janet Arnold Upsala/Sture pluderhose.
This class will focus on using modern pattern-drafting methods to       Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Tempus Peregrinator.
quickly create period-appropriate shapes. We will use a basic                        Thu, 11      12:00 PM AS 08
block (a "sloper"), drafted from measurements, to create well-
fitting patterns customized to the individual. The focus is on
adapting these modern methods to create period-appropriate              Knitted Sleeves in 16th-Century Spain and
blocks for a late-16th-c. man's doublet. The block can then be          England
adapted to make patterns for doublets, as well as related               This class reviews the evidence for knitted sleeves beyond the
garments, such as jerkins and cassocks. Length: 2 hr., Materials        very well-known scoggers found on the Mary Rose, the flagship of
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lord              the English navy which sank in 1545. Textual evidence points to
Ibrahim al-Rashid.                                                      both elaborate and simple knitted sleeves being worn by Spanish
                Fri, 5       1:00 PM AS 09                              women in the first quarter of the 16th century and their use in
               Fri, 12     10:00 AM AS 08                               England through the end of the century. Included in the handout
                                                                        are two theorized patterns for knitted sleeves based on
                                                                        techniques found in other extant knit items, and descriptions of
French Men's Fashion Circa 1360/70 - The                                knitted sleeves from period documents. Materials Fee: 0,
Pourpoint of Charles du Bois and the Cote of                            Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Clara Francisca Natalez.
Jean de Vaudetar                                                                    Thu, 11        4:00 PM AS 15
Exploring the fitted cote circa 1370, with special attention to two
particularly good examples-- the pourpoint of Charles du Blois (d.      Making a 14th-Century Dress
1364) and the illumination of Jean de Vaudetar (1371-72).
Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 12, Instructor: Master Thomas           How to pattern and make the style often known as a "cotehardie",
Penyngton.                                                              "kirtle", or "Gothic fitted-dress". Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
                                                                        1, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Katerin ferch Gwenllian.
              Sun, 7         5:00 PM AS 08
                                                                                      Wed, 10         5:00 PM AS 08
Gothic Fitted-Dress: Fitting Demo
                                                                        Martial Surcottes of the 14th Century
How to fit a Gothic Fitted-Dress (14th-century female gown). A
basic demo for this gown. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,             Take a slide-enhanced tour of Western European martial surcotte
Instructor: Lady Alison Wodehalle.                                      styles from the beginning of the 14th century to the end.
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Maistresse Marcele de Montsegur.
              Tue, 9        6:00 PM AS 08
                                                                                      Tue, 9       9:00 AM AS 08
GQ: Gentiluomini Quattrocenti - Men's Fashion in
                                                                        Mix n' Match Kirtle pattern!
15th-Century Italy
                                                                        Learn how to draft the perfect kirtle pattern for your body AND all
What did the well-dressed Italian man wear in the 15th century?
                                                                        the different times, places and styles that you can use it for! (1st
Come learn about the garments, how to construct them and how
                                                                        hr) If you would like to make an actual pattern to take home with
to wear them. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Lorenzo
                                                                        you bring a friend, lots of pins and 2yds of linen you can draw on.
Petrucci.
                                                                        (2nd hr) Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2,
            Sun, 7        2:00 PM AS 08                                 Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Lady Asrune Rowan Lady, Morgan,
                                                                        Donner.
Hosers and Hoods Day                                                                   Thu, 4        4:00 PM AS 08
Learn how to cover your head and legs! Length: 8 hr., Materials
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans' Row.                      New Thoughts on the Skjoldehamn Outfit
           Thu, 11       9:00 AM AS 04                                  A reexamination of the rare, complete outfit found in a Norwegian
                                                                        bog, now dated to approx. 1075CE. The class is based on a new
                                                                        English translation of the 2009 thesis by Dan Halvard Løvlid. Is
                                                                        the outfit Norwegian Viking or Saami? Was the person male or
                                                                        female? Covers fabric, trim, design, and cutting details of the well-
                                                                        preserved outfit. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts
                                                                        for: 25, Instructor: Baroness Gwynnyd.
                                                                                      Thu, 11       9:00 AM AS 08

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 14 of 75
Classes By Subject
Clothing: European                                                      Clothing: European
                                                                        Spanish Track: Spain is Weird!
Period-Correct Garments on the Cheap                                    Want to stand out in a crowd? Try wearing Spanish! This class
If you ever wanted to try a new time period, are new to the Society     will take a look at the weird, wild, wonderful fashions of Spain.
and want to see how something would work for you, I will show           Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
you how to create a period look without spending an arm and a           Doña Beatriz Aluarez de la Oya.
leg. We will discuss 15th -16th-century middle and lower class                        Mon, 8         2:00 PM AS 08
women's and men's garments, where to find materials, convert
commercial patterns to create a garment that will pass as a period
correct look by drafting out certain lines. Using the sources that      Spanish Track: Spanish Sleeves
are available to us we can create a lot of looks that can be done       Sleeves take on a life of their own in this quick overview of one of
on the cheap. Perfect for camp clothing for Pennsic and other           the most versatile fashion accessories on the Iberian peninsula. A
events. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady            short overview of Spanish women's sleeve styles from 1480-
Kathryn Ramsey.                                                         1530. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20,
              Thu, 4        3:00 PM AS 08                               Instructor: Doña Beatriz Aluarez de la Oya.
                                                                                     Mon, 8         3:00 PM AS 08
Pictish Life
How do we know about the Picts? What did they eat? Where did            Survey of Gothic Fitted-Dress Sleeve Styles
they live? This class will discuss the evidence for Picts from          A simple overview of some styles of sleeve used for the 14th-
textual and archeological sources and look at the evidence for          century Gothic Fitted-Dress. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
what life was like among the Picts. (Please note that clothing will     Alison Wodehalle.
be covered more extensively in a different class.) Part of a three-               Wed, 10         9:00 AM AS 08
part class series. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
5, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Mistress Eithni ingen Talorgain.
                                                                        The Giornea: Demystifying the Pleats
              Sun, 7         3:00 PM AS 01
                                                                        This class will cover the cut and construction of the 15th-century
                                                                        man's overgarment, The Giornea. We will demystify the pleats
Pictish Symbols                                                         using images of the extant version currently being restored in
The carved symbols are possibly the most compelling                     Italy. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness
archeological evidence left by the Picts. Their meaning, however,       Catheryn Shadwell.
remains elusive and likely will be a mystery until the discovery of a                 Tue, 9       12:00 PM AS 08
Pictish Rosetta stone. During this class, we will discuss the
classification of symbol stones, the symbols themselves, and their
distribution, as well as various theories regarding their meaning.      The Gothic Ensemble
Part of a three-part class series. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,     For those who possess a Gothic fitted-dress, or pattern. An
Handout Fee: 5, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Mistress Eithni           overview of underwear, surcotes (overdresses), outer clothing,
ingen Talorgain.                                                        headwear, footwear, and accessories to coordinate with GFDs of
              Mon, 8         2:00 PM AS 12                              various periods from 1340 to 1420 in France/England. Materials
                                                                        Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Lady Katheryn Fontayne.
Spanish Track: 13th-Century Spanish Clothing                                         Tue, 9      4:00 PM AS 15

Spain is different! They had crazy hats, unusual garments and
other strangeness. I will give an overview of the styles of clothing    The Peplos
for both men and woman in 13th-century Spain. You will have an          Almost every woman in the SCA has a peplos. It's the most
opportunity to see copies of illuminations, my recreated garments,      comfortable garment for hot weather at events like Pennsic and
and pictures of extant garments. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,       wonderfully versatile. This class discusses its origins, its demise,
Instructor: Maestra Isabel Ximenez de Gaucin.                           and how many different ways you can look awesome wearing
              Mon, 8       10:00 AM AS 08                               one. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0.5, Instructor: Signora
                                                                        Anna Dauzzano da Siracusa.
Spanish Track: Clothing and Fashion in 13th-                                         Mon, 8       12:00 PM AS 08
Century Moorish Spain
                                                                        The Transition Dress: Patterning and
Learn about (No Suggestions) clothing from this politically
dynamic period of Spanish history, based on information taken           Constructing
from miniatures, surviving textiles, and text sources. Materials        How to pattern and construct the transition dress, including some
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Doña              of its many variations. There will also be some discussion on
Violante de Sant Sebastian.                                             patterning for different body shapes and sizes. Materials Fee: 0,
             Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 08                                Instructor: Baroness Jacqueline Helene Loisel.
                                                                                     Thu, 11        5:00 PM AS 08
Spanish Track: She's Got the (Hispano-Flemish)
Look                                                                    The Well-Dressed Pict
A short overview of Spanish women's style from 1480-1530.               While the symbols on the Pictish stones are enigmatic, the
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:         images of people they contain provide some excellent information
Doña Beatriz Aluarez de la Oya.                                         about what the Picts wore. We will also examine the
               Fri, 5   12:00 PM AS 08                                  archaeological evidence, probable materials and construction
                                                                        methods, as well as embellishment options. Part of a three-part
            Mon, 8        1:00 PM AS 08
                                                                        class series. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5,
                                                                        Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Mistress Eithni ingen Talorgain.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 15 of 75
Classes By Subject
Clothing: European                                                      Clothing: Other
           Wed, 10         2:00 PM AS 08                                            Wed, 10        12:00 PM AS 09

Thorsbjerg Trousers: Pants That Last!                                   Clothing Construction in Late Antiquity
Tired of repairing pants that have ripped in unmentionable places?      Late Roman, Early Byzantine, Coptic, Sassanian - using extant
I was, until I started making these pants for my husband! Based         garments as our exemplars, we will examine construction
on trousers from a northern European Iron Age burial, these pants       techniques of garments in the first millennium of the Common
are suitable from Iron Age to medieval Irish personae. After a brief    Era. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Maria Agrissa
introduction to the find, we will discuss suitable fabrics, seams,      Sgourina.
the pattern, and construction. If you wish to make copies of the                   Thu, 11        1:00 PM AS 08
instructor's pattern pieces, bring paper or inexpensive fabric as
well as a black marker. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: 3, Handouts for: 35, Instructor: Mistress Alicia Langland.         Debunking Byzantine Garb Myths
               Sun, 7       3:00 PM AS 08                               Bejewelled collars, hexagonal cloaks, stuffed headgear, flashy
              Thu, 11       3:00 PM AS 08                               silks and big pearls - we will re-examine some common SCA
                                                                        Byzantine garb myths and why they are (or are not!) incorrect.
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Maria Agrissa Sgourina.
Viking Age Clothing: The Archeological Evidence                                      Thu, 11       2:00 PM AS 08
A brief survey of the major finds of Viking Age clothing, with an
emphasis on interpreting the finds to make reasonably accurate          Get Out of My Chair! Covering the Director Chair
reproductions. The 40-page handout includes information from
Mammen, Thorsbjerg, Viborg, Damendorf, Birka, and Hedeby.               Tired of not being able to tell which chair in camp is yours? Want
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Handouts for: 25, Instructor:         a more period-looking seat without all the cost? This class will
THL Sunnifa Gunnarsdottir.                                              discuss how to customize a cover for your camp chair. The focus
             Mon, 8        6:00 PM AS 02                                is on the mundane, director-style camp chair with side table. We
                                                                        will discuss options on how to cover other styles of camp chairs
            Wed, 10        5:00 PM AS 07
                                                                        as desired by class participants. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
                                                                        1, Instructor: Lady Cerridwen verch Ioreword.
What Working Women Wore                                                                Tue, 9       9:00 AM AS 10
Discover what Flemish working class women wore in the 1560s
based on the artwork of Aertsen and Beuckelaer. Materials Fee:          Making Clothing for Heavy-Weapons Fighting
0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Kiar of
Auburn.                                                                 Do want to stop wearing UnderArmor, but really need some
                                                                        ideas? Are you looking for something to wear under your kit other
              Fri, 5      1:00 PM AS 08                                 than jeans and a t-shirt? This will be a course in making clothing
                                                                        for heavy weapons fighting, either to wear under your armor or
Clothing: Middle Eastern                                                over. We will discuss construction, durability issues, and adapting
                                                                        existing patterns. Grim will share his patterns, which are good for
Basic Late-Period Ottoman Costuming                                     a 9th-11th-century Norse fighter, but we will discuss applying
A basic introduction to Ottoman costume circa 1500-1600,                them to other personas too. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 10,
including men and women's basic garments and accessories,               Instructor: Master Grim the Skald.
good fabric choices (for both period and warm weather garb) and                      Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 10
construction tips. The handout also will include instructions on
pattern drafting. Color handout. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:         Making Garb for Your Horse
2.5, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Hanim Zaynab Yasmine.
                                                                        This class will cover making barding or caparisons, saddles,
              Mon, 8       9:00 AM AS 09                                bridles and "clothes" for your horse. Includes a variety of time
                                                                        periods, and styles, and discussion of documentation
Make and Take a Lady's Ottoman Hat                                      requirements and tips for those entering their projects in an A&S
Make and take a 16th-c. lady's Ottoman Turkish hat called a             competition. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for:
Tarpus. Discussion of men's hat styles. If you wish to use your         20, Instructor: THL Shoshido Tora Gozen.
own supplies, please bring a large sheet of heavy plastic                           Wed, 10        12:00 PM AS 15
needlepoint canvas, a hair comb, a piece of fabric and cotton
batting about the same size as the canvas, and thread to match.         Supporting the Masses: How to Select a Bust-
Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 10, Handouts for:
15, Instructor: Hanim Zaynab Yasmine.
                                                                        Supportive Garment
                                                                        The key to a great period-looking dress is period-shaped
             Wed, 3      12:00 PM AS 08
                                                                        underwear. The shape that you want to create will depend the era,
              Sun, 7      3:00 PM AS 07                                 country, and outfit you are wearing. We will explore the two
                                                                        distinctive silhouettes (curved front & flat / straight front) to decide
Clothing: Other                                                         which is right for you. Then learn about the garment, corset or
                                                                        kirtle that achieve this look and the equipment (boning) needed to
A Quick and Dirty Guide to Rapier Garb                                  create it. Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 20,
A description of basic garments and their construction used to          Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Colette the Seamstress.
make them punch-resistant for rapier combat. Presents                                   Sat, 6       2:00 PM AS 15
alternatives to the typical doublet-and-breeches such as the use                       Fri, 12      10:00 AM AS 07
of chain mail, and adapting early period wear into safe armor.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0.5, Instructor: Signora Anna
Dauzzano da Siracusa.                                                   Cookery
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 16 of 75
Classes By Subject
Cookery                                                                  Cookery
16th-Century Italian Cooking From The                                    Care and Feeding of the Earthen Oven
Banchetti/Libro Novo, Part 1                                             We will discussed the history , design, construction and use of the
New recipes and redactions from the 16th-century Italian                 earthen oven. Those who would like to stay after the class may
cookbook Banchetti/Libro Novo by Christoforo Messisbugo. The             participate in the construction of our on-site oven. Materials Fee:
Banchetti was first published in 1549 in Ferrara Italy. Part 1 will      0, Instructor: Baron Ealdred.
have at least three or more new recipes in a nice handout.                             Wed, 3      10:00 AM Private Camp
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Basilius Phocas.
            Wed, 3         1:00 PM AS 14                                 Cheese Making Day
           Wed, 10         1:00 PM AS 14
                                                                         Make cheese and learn more about what it takes to make the
                                                                         varieties that we eat. Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout
16th-Century Italian Cooking From The                                    Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans' Row.
Banchetti/Libro Novo, Part 2                                                            Fri, 12      9:00 AM AS 05
New recipes and redactions from the 16th-century Italian
cookbook Banchetti/Libro Novo by Christoforo Messisbugo. The             Cook's List Gathering and Remembrance
Banchetti was first published in 1549 in Ferrara Italy. Part 2 will
                                                                         Calling all cooks! The members of the SCA Cook's List invite you
continue with at least three or more new recipes and redaction's
                                                                         to bring a covered period dish and join in fellowship and sharing.
added on to part 1 for a grand total of six or more new recipes for
                                                                         This year, we take this time to remember Mistress Minowara
you to look at. There will also be a separate handout for part 2.
                                                                         Kiritsubo (Kiri) who was an avid cook and researcher. Please
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Basilius Phocas.
                                                                         bring ingredient lists for your dish, documentation is not necessary
                Fri, 5     12:00 PM AS 14                                but welcome. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress
              Fri, 12       1:00 PM AS 14                                Christianna MacGrain.
                                                                                        Tue, 9        5:00 PM AS 14
A Feast for the Eyes
What makes a feast a feast and not just supper? Yes, the food            Cuisine of al-Andalus: Christians, Muslims and
should be excellent, but what else? This class will explore              Jews
planning and executing a memorable feast from choosing dishes
                                                                         Learn how the different cultural groups living in Southern Spain
to coordinating entertainment. Bring your imagination. Materials
                                                                         affected the cuisine. Politics and religion, war and peace, trade
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Lady Svea
                                                                         routes and fashion trends all impacted what was eaten, and by
the Short-sighted.
                                                                         whom, in al-Andalus. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Sayyida
              Tue, 9     10:00 AM AS 14                                  Saarah al-RummΓni.
                                                                                       Sat, 6         5:00 PM AS 14
Awesome Food Plans!
Does your group want a food plan? Do you want to improve the             Curd and Whey the Middle Ages Way
one you have? Is one person (you?) doing all the work? Do you
                                                                         Soft cheeses are very easy to make. Participate in making a soft
want to make camp life simpler, healthier and more communal?
                                                                         (bag) cheese during class. We will discuss the basics and history
Come make a plan, menu and learn about how plans change and
                                                                         of making hard cheeses. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
grow! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 12,
                                                                         Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Her Ladyship Catherine of Deva.
Instructor: Mistress Eleanore MacCarthaigh.
                                                                                     Tue, 9       11:00 AM AS 14
            Wed, 10        3:00 PM AS 14

Beyond the Kitchen: Running the Feasthall                                Diet and Nutrition in Early British Populations
                                                                         An archaeology-based survey of foods consumed by the Anglo-
Discussion of those parts of a feast that are not cooking: servers,
                                                                         Saxons, Anglo-Scandinavian Vikings, and Celts, showing what
leftovers, plate dressing, table dressing and much, much more.
                                                                         can be learned about diet and nutrition in these populations from
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress
                                                                         both artefacts recovered in excavation and the study of the
GraziaGeralda Louisa de Navarra.
                                                                         skeletal remains of the people of Britain. Handout contains charts
                Fri, 5     11:00 AM AS 14                                on plants and animals known from excavation and illustrations of
            Wed, 10         9:00 AM AS 14                                diet-based skeletal conditions. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
                                                                         1, Instructor: Lady Ragnveig Snorradottir.
Bread Baking in Your Firepit                                                           Mon, 8     10:00 AM AS 14
We will be using various period techniques to bake bread in a
period firepit: Dutch ovens, hearth baking, griddle and flatbreads.      English Feast Menus
Period and near-period recipes will be demonstrated, as well as          What was really on the menu at a later medieval English feast?
some extrapolations. You will also be introduced to different            This class covers the three parts of a course, typical foods that
equipment and fire basics. Smoke and ash; dress appropriately.           appeared on the menus and where in the menu they tended to
In the sun most of the time, so bring a parasol or use sunscreen.        appear, and ideas for how to plan a period-style menu in the
Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 3, Instructor:             modern era. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Henry of Maldon.
Viscountess Aramanthra the Vicious, O.L..
                                                                                       Fri, 5      10:00 AM AS 14
               Thu, 4      9:00 AM Private Camp
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Classes By Subject
Cookery                                                                 Cookery
Family Track: The Family Dayboard                                       Making a Pressed Green Cheese
Planning and preparing a family-friendly event or personal day-         A hands-on class where we will make 3 pressed, fresh farmstead-
board. Youth-friendly food options get medieval makeover. This is       style cheeses, ready to eat in six days. Class will re-convene the
a Family Track Class for parent/guardian and minor to attend            following week to taste and take home the cheeses we made.
together. Classes will be taught for all age levels simultaneously.     Length: 6 hr., Materials Fee: 2, Materials for: 12, Handouts for:
Parent/guardian must remain with minor for the duration of the          12, Instructor: Tristan de Worrell.
class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Tanczos Ilona Baroness                      Thu, 4       10:00 AM Private Camp
Ellesbeth Donofrey.
            Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 14                                Medieval Mustards: An Introduction
                                                                        Mustard was far and away the most common sauce used in
Finding the Cure for Pork                                               medieval cooking. The class is a discussion of medieval mustards
The basics of curing several pork products, including lonzino,          with the opportunity to taste several mustards, and a hands-on
bacon, and schinken. Handouts will include directions for curing,       making of a simple mustard. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL
and we will demonstrate pending availability of meat. Materials         Edward fitzRanulf.
Fee: 0, Instructor: Tristan de Worrell.                                              Thu, 4         2:00 PM AS 14
             Wed, 3        10:00 AM Private Camp
                                                                        Medieval Sauces: An Introduction to Simple
Fire Cooking Playtime!                                                  Medieval Sauces
We like playing with fire and food and we want to share! Bring          "Medieval Sauces: An Introduction to Simple Medieval Sauces," is
food to demo, toys you like to play with, or just come and              a discussion of simple medieval sauces, a chance to taste several
listen/watch as we do our stuff! If you're a beginner or a pro, come    simple sauces and a hands-on making of a simple sauce.
share, take notes and take pictures to spread the joy! Safety, fuel,    Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Edward fitzRanulf.
tools, methods and hands-on skills will be shared. Come and                          Thu, 4        3:00 PM AS 14
play! Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress
Eleanore MacCarthaigh Lady Faoiltighearna inghean mhic
Ghuaire.                                                                More Cooking with the Caliph
            Thu, 11        10:00 AM Private Camp                        Using "Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens" as a base to pull together
                                                                        menus for different occasions. We will discuss recipes,
                                                                        ingredients and logistics in planning out and preparing different
Food Safety in the SCA Kitchen                                          dishes based on this wonderful 10th-century cookbook. Handout
This class will be based off of a real-life food safety program. We     includes recipes. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts
will discuss food prep and handling as well as sanitation in a          for: 25, Instructor: Sayyida Dinah bint Ismai'l.
variety of environments. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,                              Mon, 8       3:00 PM AS 14
Instructor: Triona MacCasky.
              Sun, 7      12:00 PM AS 14
                                                                        Mushrooms
               Tue, 9      3:00 PM AS 14
                                                                        Two experienced mushroom hunters, Gudrid & Broom, will take
                                                                        the class through an hour of information about this widely enjoyed
Hard Cheese Is Easy                                                     medieval foodstuff. Weather and nature permitting, the second
Almost every society throughout history has developed a way to          hour will be spent surveying mushrooms in the wild - wear sound
turn some kind of milk into curds. In this class, we will observe       walking shoes and a sunhat! Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
how this takes place, through the use of heat and various cultures      Instructor: Maister Emrys Eustace, yclept Broom Gudrid.
and renneting agents. This is a hands-on class during which we                      Wed, 10       10:00 AM AS 14
will use commercially available milk and other products that you
can easily purchase. The objective is for you to come away from
this two hour experience with skills in place and an understanding
                                                                        Mustards Roundtable 102
of the cheesemaker's art so that you can continue to explore this       Interested in mustard-making and want to share information and
fascinating process on your own. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,       recipes with others of a like mind? Please come join us and bring
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Goodwife Lidia Allen.                       samples, if possible. If not, please bring crackers, cheese,
             Mon, 8        1:00 PM AS 14                                veggies. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Gwyneth ui ingean
                                                                        Mathghamhna.
History of Tea                                                                       Wed, 3         6:00 PM AS 14
                                                                                     Mon, 8         6:00 PM AS 14
Learn about the history of the world's most popular beverage.
Samples of period and non-period teas will be provided to take
back to camp. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 1, Instructor: Lord         Passover Foods for a Medieval Seder
Kenwrec FitzRaymund.                                                    This class will cover the foods eaten at Passover seders in the
             Sun, 7      10:00 AM AS 14                                 Middle Ages when matzah was an inch thick and horseradish was
             Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 14                                only eaten as an ingredient in "charosis". We will be looking at the
                                                                        evolution of the rulings about various foods, recipes to make
                                                                        some of them, and how some of the practices changed. We'll also
                                                                        taste a selection of different types of charosis. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Lady Katherine de Staverton.
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Classes By Subject
Cookery                                                                Cookery
Pomegranates, Peacocks, and Pork: A 16th-                                          Sat, 6         4:00 PM AS 14
century Spanish Cookbook                                                          Wed, 10         4:00 PM AS 14
Overview of food and cooking in late-period Christian Spain as
revealed in the 1529 "Libro de Cozina" by Ruperto de Nola, and         The Saucy Cook: Period-Style Sauces for the SCA
other contemporary sources. Handouts will include some                 Cook
translated recipes. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Brighid     A lecture/discussion of period sauces from primary sources and
ni Chiarain.                                                           how to reproduce them for SCA-period cooking and foods. A
             Wed, 3        2:00 PM AS 14                               selection of sauces are provided for tasting, and we will make one
               Fri, 5      1:00 PM AS 14                               sauce in class. The hand-out include recipes. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                       Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Magistra Rosemounde of Mercia.
Pork & Garlic Chive Dumplings (Jiu cai jiao zi)                                      Mon, 8     12:00 PM AS 14
How to make pork and garlic chive dumplings from scratch.
Please bring feast gear and if possible a rolling pin and camp         The Taste of Tea: Japanese Tea Ceremony
chair.Potential ingredient list                                        Enjoy the taste of tea under the night sky. Please wear Japanese
http://oriquilt.blogspot.com/2010/08/pennsic-recipes-1-pork-and-       or loose-fitting clothing with white socks or tabi and bring a fan if
chive.html. Length: 5 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 15,        you have one. Please do not wear any jewelry or weapons in the
Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Lady Michele.                            tea room. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 0,
               Wed, 3      11:00 AM Private Camp                       Materials for: 12, Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.
                                                                                      Tue, 9        7:00 PM Private Camp
Roman Sauces for Red Meats                                                           Thu, 11        7:00 PM Private Camp
A brief review of sauces from Apicius of Rome, redactions for the
modern palate, and sampling of a selection of sauces. Materials        Venison for Dinner
Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Avice of York.                                 The first hour of this class will have an overview of the
              Thu, 4       4:00 PM AS 14                               management and hunting of large game during the middle ages
              Mon, 8       9:00 AM AS 14                               with emphasis on England and Europe. The second hour will be
                                                                       devoted to period recipes for large game, redactions of those
                                                                       recipes for the modern palate, tips for prepartation, and samples
Samurai Chef: Introduction to Japanese
                                                                       of some of the dishes. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Gastronomy                                                             Instructor: THL Avice of York.
What did Pimiko, Shotoku-taishi, the Shining Genji, Dogen, and                       Thu, 4       12:00 PM AS 14
Hideyoshi eat? An introduction to the food, food culture, cookery,
rituals of the meal, and the culinary calendar of pre-modern
Japan. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.           Dance, Other
               Mon, 8       1:00 PM Private Camp                       Bharatha Natyam (Indian Classical Dance)
                                                                       Bharatha Natyam is an ancient form of dance from the Tamil
Seasonal Period Food                                                   Nadu region of India. This class will expose you to the history and
We will explore period- and seasonally-appropriate foods for July      style of the dance with a brief lecture of history and time devoted
and August--what historical people actually would have eaten at        to steps and gestures of the dance. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
these times of year. The emphasis is on foods that can be              Fee: 0.5, Instructor: Emine bint Istani.
prepared and taken to events. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for:                      Wed, 10        3:00 PM Middle Eastern
10, Instructor: THL Tacit Darby.
             Mon, 8        5:00 PM AS 14                               Bharatha Natyam Choreography
                                                                       Bharatha Natyam is an ancient form of dance from the Tamil
Sugar Paste                                                            Nadu region of India. Building on the intro class, we will be
This class is part demonstration, part lecture about gum paste         learning a basic choreography that will involve all the components
and sugar sculpting techniques. The class will include a brief tour    including adavus and hasthas. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
of different types of period sugar work, the evolution of the          0.5, Instructor: Emine bint Istani.
sculpted gum paste and the tools needed to work with sugar. In                     Wed, 10         4:00 PM Middle Eastern
the hands-on portion, we will be making small molds and period
gum paste. We will also explore various methods for working with
gum paste. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: THL           Clan Blue Feather Ball & Fashion Cotillion
Alesone Gray of Cranley.                                               Come one, come all and join Clan Blue Feather for our annual
             Wed, 10       12:00 PM AS 14                              Ball and Fashion Cotillion! We will once again have fabulous
                                                                       dancing, delightful prizes, a raffle and hors d'oeuvres. And
                                                                       remember our motto - wear the garb that makes you look your
Tempering the Passions                                                 best! Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Joshua the
A practical application of the Humoral Theory as it applies to         Imperfekt.
cuisine. We will review the four humors and temperaments and                        Tue, 9         9:00 PM Dance
how specific ingredients can be brought together to create a
balanced dish or a dish balanced for a specific individual. A copy
of the handout can be found at                                         Dance: European
https://sites.google.com/site/medievalcuisine/my-culinary-
journey/class-handouts/TemperingthePassions.pdf. Materials
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Mistress Euriol of Lothian.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                 Page 19 of 75
Classes By Subject
Dance: European                                                         Dance: European
15th-Century Folk Dance: Chirintana (A Pennsic                          Beginner Ball Prep
Ball Dance)                                                             You would like to dance at the Grand Ball, but have no ot little
This is widely popular dance that shares similarities with certain      idea how? This is the class for you! All steps will be taught, along
English Country dances, such as La Trenchmore. Suited to all            with etiquette and other survival tips. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
experience levels, and for fighters/fencers as well! Materials Fee:     Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith         Northumbria.
de Northumbria.                                                                       Sun, 7       6:00 PM Dance
             Mon, 8        1:00 PM Dance                                              Mon, 8       6:00 PM Dance
                                                                                      Tue, 9       6:00 PM Dance
A Ball from 1503
In 1503, the Archduke of Austria made a progress to the Free            Beginner Dance: 15th Century Italian A
Imperial City of Ulm and was f^eted with an afternoon ball, which       Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the
was described in deal by one of his retinue. This class will present    very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to fun,
the primary source description and teach students how to fun this       simple dances from the early 15th c. Dances to include: Petite
unique format of authentic ball. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:         Rose, Anello. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de Northumbria.         Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de Northumbria.
                Fri, 5     5:00 PM Dance                                              Sat, 6     10:00 AM Dance

A Mix of Fun Gresley Dances                                             Beginner Dance: 15th-Century English (Gresley)
A selection of our favourite dances from the Gresley Manuscript.        Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the
The Gresley Dances are from England around 1500. Most are not           very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to fun,
too difficult and are for 2 or 3 "men". Musicians are more than         simple dances from the time of the War of the Roses. Materials
welcome to join us. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 12,                  Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Emma Dansmeyla
Handouts for: 1, Instructor: Lady Emma Dansmeyla Martin Bildner.        Martin Bildner.
                Fri, 5       4:00 PM Dance                                           Sun, 7       3:00 PM Dance

Absolute Beginner A                                                     Beginner Dance: 15th-Century Italian A
So, you have never danced before, any sort of social dance with a       Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the
set rhythm, and you think you would not be capable? Let us prove        very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to fun,
you wrong! The very basics of dance will be taught, and you will        simple dances from the early 15th c. Dances to include: Petite
enjoy it, will you nill you! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,          Riens, Petite Rose, Amoroso. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Instructor: Lady Emma Dansmeyla Martin Bildner.                         Instructor: Lord Maurin Lessault.
                Sat, 6       3:00 PM Dance                                          Wed, 10       3:00 PM Dance

Absolute Beginner B                                                     Beginner Dance: 15th-Century Italian Bassadanza
So, you have never danced before, any sort of social dance with a       Never danced before? No problem! Start with the very basics of
set rhythm, and you think you would not be capable? Let us prove        walking and rhythm, then enjoy the slowest, most graceful style of
you wrong! The very basics of dance will be taught, and you will        dance in the 15th century. Dance covered: Lauro, a Pennsic Ball
enjoy it, will you nill you! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,          dance. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et
Instructor: Lord Darius the Dancer.                                     Magistra Laurea Judith de Northumbria.
             Wed, 10         10:00 AM Dance                                           Fri, 5       3:00 PM Dance

Advanced Grand Ball Preparation - 16th-Century                          Beginner Dance: 16th-Century Italian A
Italian                                                                 Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the
For those who know the basics and want to learn a couple of             very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to a
dramatic, fun, but not quite so basic, dances in the Grand Ball. Lo     fun, simple dance from late 16th c. Italy. Dance to be covered:
Spagnoletto and Gracca Amorosa. Materials Fee: 0, Handout               Castellana. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Alina of Foxwood.                          Margaret Roe.
              Tue, 9       12:00 PM Dance                                            Wed, 3      10:00 AM Dance

Aerobic Dance                                                           Beginner Dance: 16th-Century Italian B
Dance for exercise and fun! Dance vigorously for 30 minutes or so       Never danced before? No Problem! This class starts with the very
with minimal pausing. Assorted styles. Open to everyone brave           basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduces you to fun,
enough, with some dance experience. Please dress comfortably.           simple dances from late 16th c. Italy. Dances to include:
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Darius the           Contrapasso in Due, Alta Regina. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Dancer.                                                                 Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Alina of Foxwood.
            Mon, 8        9:00 AM Dance                                               Mon, 8        3:00 PM Dance




Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 20 of 75
Classes By Subject
Dance: European                                                        Dance: European
Beginner Dance: Almans A                                               Beginner Dance: Improv B - Pavane and Simple
Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the        Galliard
very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to fun,      Absolute beginners welcome! You will learn how to walk (and
simple, middle class dances from Elizabethan England. Dances           jump!) with style and rhythm, and then use these skills for improv
will focus on the Inns of Court (Old Measures) selection.              dances from 16th Elizabethan England. Dances include a basic
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Darius the          Pavane and simple Galliard. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Dancer.                                                                Instructor: Margaret de Mey.
              Thu, 4       10:00 AM Dance                                            Tue, 9       3:00 PM Dance

Beginner Dance: Basse Danse                                            Beginner Dance: Review By Request
Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the        This is your chance to review beginner dances with the assistance
very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to the       of a dance master, and you decide which ones! Materials Fee:
slowest, most graceful style of dance in the 15th century. Dances      0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith
to include : Amours, La Allemande and others as time pe.               de Northumbria.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Wilhelm of                       Thu, 11       3:00 PM Dance
Northpass.
               Fri, 5    10:00 AM Dance
                                                                       Beginner Dance: Simple and Fun Almans
                                                                       Never danced before? No problem! This class will guide you
Beginner Dance: Bransles A                                             through the basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you
Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the        to fun, simple dances from Elizabethan England. Dances taught
very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to fun,      will be Lorayne and Madam Sosilla Almans. Materials Fee: 0,
simple, middle class dances from 16th c. France. Materials Fee:        Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Margaret de Mey.
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Maurin Lessault.                                Thu, 11     10:00 AM Dance
            Wed, 3        3:00 PM Dance
                                                                       Beginner's Ball
Beginner Dance: Bransles B                                             The Beginners Ball is your opportunity to explore the joys of
Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the        dance available to all. Please join us for a ball that is open to all
very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to fun,      levels of dancers (partners and fancy garb not necessary). We will
simple, middle class dances from 16th c. France. Materials Fee:        dance a lively assortment of dances from Bransles to English
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Lorenzo Petrucci.                Country to dances from the Inns of Court to some easy Italian
             Tue, 9      10:00 AM Dance                                dances. Is all this meaningless to you? Don't worry as this is a
                                                                       'teaching' ball. Beginners more than welcome. Music are provided
Beginner Dance: English Country Dances A                               by an open band assembled at Pennsic. We welcome musicians
                                                                       to join us in our celebration. In addition, there are light
Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the        refreshments available. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout
very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to           Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Sonja Flicker.
simple Country dances documented in 17th century England.                             Sun, 7       9:00 PM Dance
Dances could include: Hearts' Ease, Rufty Tufty, Scotchcap, or
Black Nag. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
Jane Milford, OM.                                                      Bella Gioiosa, or Jousting, Anyone?
             Sun, 7      10:00 AM Dance                                Bella Gioiosa is happy, energetic, bouncy dance from Caroso, Il
                                                                       Ballarino (1581). And it is in the Pennsic Grand Ball. Some
                                                                       familiarity with 16th Century Italian steps is helpful. Materials
Beginner Dance: English Country Dances B
                                                                       Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Alina of Foxwood.
This class will start with the very basics of walking and rhythm,                   Wed, 10       11:00 AM Dance
and then introduce you to simple Country Dances from 17th
century England. Dances to include New Boe Pepe, Gathering
Peascods, Jenny Pluck Pears. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:            Belriguardo Novo
0, Instructor: Lady Jane Milford, OM.                                  There are two more versions of Belrigardo besides the simple,
              Mon, 8        10:00 AM Dance                             "old" version. This class will teach the new version of the 15th
                                                                       century Italian dance for two that adds in a short chase sequence,
                                                                       and possibly the other new version that adds a third person to the
Beginner Dance: Improv A
                                                                       mix. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Arglwydd
Never danced before? No problem! This class will start with the        Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
very basics of walking and rhythm, and then introduce you to fun,                    Fri, 12       1:00 PM Dance
simple follower-leader dances from the 15th c. Dances to include:
piva and saltarello. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Lord Darius the Dancer.                                                Bizzarria d'Amore
             Thu, 4       3:00 PM Dance                                Learn--or polish up--Bizzarria d'Amore, a popular late period
                                                                       Italian dance reconstructed from Negri. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                       Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Henry of Maldon.
                                                                                      Fri, 5      1:00 PM Dance




Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                 Page 21 of 75
Classes By Subject
Dance: European                                                       Dance: European
Candida Luna, a Simple Cascarda                                                     Sat, 6       5:00 PM Dance
With short verses and chorus-like pattern, Candida Luna is an
excellent introduction to c16 Italian Dance for fans of ECD. For      English Country Dance - Longways
experienced Italian Dancers, its simplicity offers an ideal           Covers the basic elements of English country dancing from hall
opportunity to interact and impress one's partner. Materials Fee:     layout to steps, figures, terminology and spatial directions. Will
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Fra Guillaume di San Marino.           include Bobbing Joe, Milk Mayds Bob, Lady Lye near me and
             Thu, 11        4:00 PM Dance                             Lulle me beyond thee. All welcome. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                                                      Fee: 0, Instructor: Duchessa Diana Alene Tregirtse Baron Hrolfr
                                                                      Hrafnson, Lord Georg Koopman.
Chase your Partner
                                                                                    Sat, 6         4:00 PM Dance
We'll be doing Amoroso and Petit Riense, two fairly simple Italian
dances in which you chase your partner all around the floor.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Henry of           English Country Dance - Square Dances
Maldon.                                                               Covers the basic elements of English country dancing from hall
              Sat, 6   11:00 AM Dance                                 layout to steps, figures, terminology and spatial directions. Will
                                                                      include two & four couple square dances; Green Garters, Saint
                                                                      Martens, Dull Sir John & Chelsea Reach. All welcome. Materials
Contentezza D'amore: The Contentment of Love
                                                                      Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Duchessa Diana Alene
Come learn one of the most beautiful of the 16th-century Balletti!    Tregirtse Baron Hrolfr Hrafnson, Lord Georg Koopman.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Rebecca bint                         Mon, 8          5:00 PM Dance
Cariadoc.
           Wed, 10       5:00 PM Dance
                                                                      English Country Dance - Three Couple Dances
                                                                      Covers the basic elements of English country dancing from hall
Country Dances from Before Playford and
                                                                      layout to steps, figures, terminology and spatial directions. Will
Lovelace!                                                             include Jack Pudding, Jack a Lent, Mayden Lane, Ole Mole,
The Moot Book manuscript, Lansdowne 1115, contains four               Scotch Cap & Wherligig. All welcome. Materials Fee: 0,
unnamed country dances from approximately 1648. Come find out         Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Duchessa Diana Alene Tregirtse
about this manuscript and learn the two Playford 1657 dances it       Baron Hrolfr Hrafnson, Lord Georg Koopman.
contains, and the other two unique ones! Length: 2 hr., Materials                   Sun, 7         5:00 PM Dance
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Arglwydd Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
             Tue, 9       4:00 PM Dance                               English Country Dance for Beginners
                                                                      Learn several easy, popular and fun English country dances, as
Dance to Impress: Fia Guilemina for Two                               reconstructed from The English Dancing-Master by John
This class will cover the most complicated, yet elegant 15th c.       Playford. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
couples dance of which we know. Once mastered, you and your           Henry of Maldon.
partner will wow the crowd (and yourselves, I daresay). For                        Thu, 4     11:00 AM Dance
advanced dancers. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de Northumbria.
                                                                      English Country Dances for All
              Mon, 8       2:00 PM Dance
                                                                      Learn several more English country dances, as reconstructed by
                                                                      the teacher from The English Dancing-Master by John Playford.
Dancing Fun For Children                                              This class is suitable for any level of experience except total
Martin Emma and their son Emmundr will have fun with some             beginners. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
renaissance dances that everyone will enjoy. We will be sure to       Henry of Maldon.
include Emmunder's favourites: Selangers Round with extra                            Fri, 5       2:00 PM Dance
whoops and Higglety Pigglety (aka Petit Vriens), and others we
enjoy just as much. Exactly what we do may depend on the age
and interest of those that show up. Materials Fee: 0, Handout         Exploring Gresley Dances
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Emma Dansmeyla Martin Bildner.               A dancing exploration of a few Gresley dances including Lebens
              Sat, 6        2:00 PM Dance                             distinens and Pernes on gre de duobus. In addition, we will
                                                                      discuss and explore the difficulties in reconstructing these
                                                                      dances. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Myfanwy
Early Italian Dances with All the Steps                               ferch Eifion.
We'll be doing two dances: Gelosia and Vita di Cholino, with a                      Thu, 11    12:00 PM Dance
more detailed treatment of the steps than seems to be usual in
the SCA. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
Henry of Maldon.                                                      Fia Guilemina for Four
             Wed, 3     12:00 PM Dance                                This is a challenging, yet scintillating 15th c. Italian dance. Come
                                                                      learn something to impress people at the 15th century ball! For
                                                                      intermediate/advanced dancers only please. Materials Fee: 0,
Easy/Intermediate English Country Dances                              Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de
Come join the Saltatoris Dance Guild to learn Beginner English        Northumbria.
Country Dances. We may also teach an intermediate-level dance,                    Thu, 11         2:00 PM Dance
depending on the comfort of the attendees. Dances may include
the likes of Jenny Pluck Pears, Upon a Summer's Day, and
more. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Saltatoris
Dance Guild.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                Page 22 of 75
Classes By Subject
Dance: European                                                         Dance: European
Fioretto and Duchesco                                                   How to Brawl with Arbeau
Two 15th-C. Italian dances by Domenico, Fioretto is a playful little    We'll cover many of Arbeau's branles, as reconstructed by the
ballo for a couple, Duchesco a ballo for two men, and a woman           teacher from Arbeau's tabulations. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
who likes to be the center of attention. Steps will be taught,          Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Henry of Maldon.
beginners welcome. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,                                 Wed, 3        1:00 PM Dance
Instructor: Mistress Rosina del Bosco Chiaro.
              Wed, 3      11:00 AM Dance                                Il Canario
                                                                        The 16th-c. Canario was an exotic dance with much foot-
Flirtatious Couple Dances - 15th-Century Italian                        stamping, probably related to flamenco. Caroso’s version will be
Dance                                                                   taught, along with the steps needed. Beginners welcome. Shoes
Some knowledge of 15th century Italian footwork useful but not          with a solid heel are suggested. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
required. Dances included: Marchesana and Gratioso. Materials           0, Instructor: Mistress Rosina del Bosco Chiaro.
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Maurin Lessault.                              Sat, 6     12:00 PM Dance
             Sun, 7      2:00 PM Dance
                                                                        In Love and Dance
Fortunosa                                                               Come learn two very different dances of love. Rustica Amorosa is
A 15th-century Italian bassadanza by Domenico, with some                a beautiful Ballo of longing love ending in an up-tempo Sciolta,
interesting little figures. Steps will be reviewed, but the dance is    and Fiamma d’Amore is a lively Cascarda showing love’s
long and complex, so some familiarity with the Italian bassadanza       passions. Some familiarity with 16c. Italian dance required.
is advised. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:               Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Margaret Roe.
Mistress Rosina del Bosco Chiaro.                                                   Wed, 10         4:00 PM Dance
            Wed, 10          12:00 PM Dance
                                                                        Inns of Courts Dances (Easy)
Furioso All'Italiana                                                    These late 16th century English dances are perhaps the easiest in
Come learn this fun & elegant 16th-century Italian ballo for six        our repertoire. They use simple walking steps and repeated
people! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Rebecca           patterns. Beginners enjoy them because they are easy. Advanced
bint Cariadoc.                                                          dancers use them to relax and socialize. Materials Fee: 0,
             Tue, 9       5:00 PM Dance                                 Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: fra. Guillaume di San Marino.


Gioioso Fiorito
We’ll cover one of the surviving ornamented versions of the 15th-c
                                                                        Intermediate English Country Dancing
Italian ballo, Rostiboli Gioioso. Students should know the original     Miscellaneous dances reconstructed by the teacher from Playford,
dance, and enjoy complex footwork. Materials Fee: 0, Handout            possibly including Lady Cullen, If All the World Were Paper,
Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Rosina del Bosco Chiaro.                   Newcastle, and Whirligig. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
               Mon, 8       11:00 AM Dance                              Instructor: Lord Henry of Maldon.
                                                                                     Thu, 11       1:00 PM Dance
Gracca Amorosa
Come learn this fun, popular 16th-century cascarda! Beginners
                                                                        Introduction to the Lovelace Manuscript
welcome! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Rebecca          Come learn some basic information about the Lovelace
bint Cariadoc.                                                          manuscript, a recently discovered source of English Country
            Thu, 11       5:00 PM Dance                                 Dances! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Arglwydd
                                                                        Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
                                                                                     Thu, 4       12:00 PM Dance
Hope Springs Eternal: Spero
This class covers a lovely 15th c. threesome which proves that
                                                                        Lovelace Dances Not in Playford
men never relinquish hope. For intermediate/advanced dancers.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra        Come learn two Lovelace ECDs that you won't find in Playford!
Laurea Judith de Northumbria.                                           Learn how to do the Milking Payle and Lightly Love, and expand
             Thu, 4        1:00 PM Dance                                your repertoire of English Country Dances beyond those
                                                                        published by Mr Playford. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                        Instructor: Arglwydd Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
Hot Pursuit: Rostiboli Gioioso and Leoncello                                         Thu, 11      11:00 AM Dance
Vecchio
Many dances of 15th century Italy have figures where partners           Lovelace Versions of Playford dances
chase after each other. Come learn the popular dance Rostiboli
Gioioso, and the lesser known Leoncello Vecchio. Materials Fee:         This class will present a few of the dances that share
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Lorenzo Petrucci.                 characteristics between Lovelace and Playford, and thus can be
                                                                        considered to be the same dances, but are different enough to
             Sun, 7      12:00 PM Dance
                                                                        require differently arranged music. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                                                        Fee: 0, Instructor: Arglwydd Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 23 of 75
Classes By Subject
Dance: European                                                        Dance: European
Low, Slow and Flirtatious: Cupido                                      Pavane, Galliard, and Volta
This is a bassadanza termed by cheeky students as the "Butt-           After a quick warmup dance, we'll be working on the basic
grabbing dance". Come and discover why. Steps will be reviewed,        techniques of two dances that sixteenth-century people did to
but some dance experience is recommended. Materials Fee: 0,            show off. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de        Henry of Maldon.
Northumbria.                                                                         Fri, 12   10:00 AM Dance
             Sun, 7       4:00 PM Dance
                                                                       Playford Dances from Sloane
Low, Slow and Flirtatious: Danse de Cleves                             Two country dances that appear in Playford, but taught with
This is a gorgeous 15th c. bassedanse (low dance) that was             reference to the versions in MS Sloane 3858: Mariners, and
enjoyed in France and Burgundy. All steps will be taught;              Parsons Farewell. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
something for all levels. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,            Lord Henry of Maldon.
Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de Northumbria.                         Sat, 6       1:00 PM Dance
             Wed, 3        4:00 PM Dance
                                                                       Playford Dances the Lovelace Way
Low, Slow and Flirtatious: Gioliva                                     Learn how to do some familiar ECDs the way Lovelace wrote
This is one of the shorter, sexier bassadanze in existence. All        them down - this class will focus on those dances that can be
steps will be taught, cultural tidbits provided, and ornamentation     done to the same arrangement of music as the Playford version.
discussed. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Arglwydd Dafydd
et Magistra Laurea Judith de Northumbria.                              Cyhoeddwr.
              Tue, 9        1:00 PM Dance                                           Fri, 12     12:00 PM Dance

Mordred’s Lullaby                                                      Rosina’s Step Class
This dance, which Master Justin referred to as “creepy, beautiful      We’ll be doing interesting and weird things with steps. Students
and fantastic”, was choreographed in the style of 15th-century         should be already familiar with 15th-century Italian footwork, e.g.,
Italian bassadanze, to Heather Dale’s Arthurian legend themed          volta del gioioso, saltarello tedesco. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
song. Steps will be taught, beginner’s welcome. Materials Fee:         Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Rosina del Bosco Chiaro.
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Rosina del Bosco Chiaro.                      Fri, 12      11:00 AM Dance
               Fri, 5    11:00 AM Dance
                                                                       Seemingly Random ECD
My Favorite Cascarde                                                   St. Martins and Argeers are two fun and lively English Country
Basic knowledge of 16th century Italian footwork recommended.          Dances that do not have any repeating figures or follow any
Possible dances include Chiara Stella, La Castellana, and              patterns. Come and learn them with us. Experience with English
Fiamma d'Amore. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:          Country Dance helpful but not required. Materials Fee: 0,
Lord Maurin Lessault.                                                  Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Maurin Lessault.
            Mon, 8      12:00 PM Dance                                               Fri, 5     12:00 PM Dance

Negri's Torneo Amoroso                                                 Simple Galliard Variations from Compasso
Come learn Negri's version of the Lovely Tournament, a 16th            The galliard was one of the hottest dances of the 16th century.
century Italian couple dance with a physical-contact tournament        Come learn accessible variations for this aerobic, improvisational
section and ample opportunities for some improvisational play-         dance from the oldest printed book on the subject, Ballo della
acting along the way. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,                Gagliarda (1560). Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 20, Instructor:
Instructor: Arglwydd Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.                                 Lady Felice Debbage.
              Tue, 9      11:00 AM Dance                                          Wed, 10        2:00 PM Dance

No Stalking: Modern Rules for Renaissance Dance                        The Basics of 16th-Century Italian Dance - La
This class gives guidelines for applying modern experiences to         Castellana
Renaissance dancing so that the Renaissance effect is not lost,        We'll introduce you to a standard dance, La Castellana, giving you
and comfort & confidence are promoted. Intended for European           a chance to practice some of the fundamental step combinations
dance, but can apply to many circumstances. Length: 2 hr.,             of 16th Century Italian Dance. Some dance experience required
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Jane Milford, OM.                   for this class, though all steps will be taught. Materials Fee: 0,
              Sun, 7       3:00 PM AS 11                               Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Darius the Dancer.
            Thu, 11        1:00 PM AS 11                                             Wed, 3         2:00 PM Dance

One Hour of Dance                                                      The Countess's Salon
Dance continuously for one timeslot with minimal pausing.              This will be less of a class, and more of a reconstruction of the
Assorted styles. Open to everyone brave enough. We'll call them        intellectual salons of the aristocracy of the 15th c. We shall
as best we can. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:          discuss and debate various topics of historic and SCA import,
Lord Darius the Dancer.                                                such as the ideal knight, the rights of the Crown, the role of ladies,
             Tue, 9       9:00 AM Dance                                etc. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                       Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith de Northumbria.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                 Page 24 of 75
Classes By Subject
Dance: European                                                          Dolls
             Wed, 3        6:00 PM Dance                                             Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 10
             Thu, 4        6:00 PM Dance
              Fri, 5       6:00 PM Dance                                 Make a Cloth Doll
                                                                         Have you seen those cute adorable Waldorf-style dolls and have
The Marquis' Pleasure: Marchesana                                        always wondered how to make them? Well, here's your chance.
This is an elegant 15th c. ballo for couples, with an extremely          Learn to make a small cloth doll with all natural materials. The
flirtatious flare. Cultural tidbits and step ornamentation will be       head is the hardest part and we'll start with that. This is a hands-
discussed. For intermediate/advanced dancers. Materials Fee:             on class and it is recommended you have moderate sewing skills.
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith          Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 12, Handout Fee: 0.5, Materials
de Northumbria.                                                          for: 10, Instructor: Lady Tilla Chandler.
                Tue, 9         2:00 PM Dance                                            Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 15


The Wayward Nun: Pizochara                                               Making Jointed Dolls of Stone or Clay (Period
This is an intermediate level 15th c. dance (skilled beginners can
                                                                         Action Figures!)
fake their way through it) that reflects the less official happenings    In early period, detailed jointed dolls with tiny accessories to
in monastic communities. Steps will be reviewed. Materials Fee:          match are found in Greece and Egypt (and later in other places).
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Comita et Magistra Laurea Judith          Learn the basics of their history, then make a jointed doll of
de Northumbria.                                                          marble to take home with you, or give to a deserving child (or
            Wed, 10         1:00 PM Dance                                adult) to play with at events. Handout with documentation and tips
                                                                         on making more durable clay dolls and accessories included.
                                                                         Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 8, Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: THL
Tre Volte il Divertimento                                                Rekon of Saaremaa.
Every dance teacher probably feels the urge to create a dance of                       Sun, 7         2:00 PM AS 09
their own. This is my latest, a 15th century Italian basse danse for
three. Come to have fun doing the dance, or to make fun of my
attempt to emulate the 15th century masters! Materials Fee: 0,           Equestrian
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Arglwydd Dafydd Cyhoeddwr.
                                                                         Equestrian Activities: A Guide for the Spectator
             Thu, 4        2:00 PM Dance
                                                                         and New Participant
                                                                         This class will cover the types of equestrian activities practiced in
Troublesome Tribus - Gresley Dances for 3                                the SCA. This should be of benefit to those persons desiring to
A selection of the more difficult 3 man dances from the Gresley          get involved in horse activities in the SCA. Additionally, it serves
Manuscript will be worked through. The Gresley Dances are from           as an aid to those watching the activities, enhancing their
England around 1500 give or take. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:          appreciation of equestrian events through an understanding of the
0, Handout Fee: 12, Handouts for: 1, Instructor: Lady Emma               purpose of the "games," historical background, and "scoring" for
Dansmeyla Martin Bildner.                                                competition purposes. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1,
             Thu, 4        4:00 PM Dance                                 Handouts for: 20, Instructor: THL Shoshido Tora Gozen.
                                                                                     Thu, 11        11:00 AM AS 01
Walking With Style: 16th-Century Italian Dance
Some knowledge = of 16th century Italian footwork useful but not         Horse Equipment From The Bayeux Tapestry
required. Possible dances include Villanella, Contrapasso En Due,        This class will focus on the type of horse equipment that was used
and Contentezza d'Amore. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,               in the 11th and 12th centuries. The Bayeux Tapestry, which
Instructor: Lord Maurin Lessault.                                        provides a wealth of information on life and culture during the time
              Sun, 7     11:00 AM Dance                                  of the Norman Conquest, also reveals a great deal about the type
                                                                         of equipment used on horses in the period. This class will
                                                                         concentrate on this source, but also discuss other evidence from
Dolls                                                                    sources of the period. This class is especially helpful to those
                                                                         looking to recreate a period "kit" for equestrian activities, but is
Ball-Jointed Dolls Meeting for Adults and Teens                          also of interest to the scholar. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
BJD (Ball Jointed Doll) Fanciers Unite! BJDs are resin dolls not         Instructor: THL Shoshido Tora Gozen.
appropriate for children because they are very expensive and not                       Tue, 9        3:00 PM AS 15
for playing with. Meeting is geared to adults interested in owning,
caring for, fixing, dressing, re-making these exquisite dolls. We
will have a photo shoot area. Come even if you didn't bring your         Making Garb for Your Horse
doll(s). Children should attend the meeting geared to them later         This class will cover making barding or caparisons, saddles,
on in the week. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,         bridles and "clothes" for your horse. Includes a variety of time
Instructor: Mistress Sunara al Badawiyya THL Georgia the                 periods, and styles, and discussion of documentation
Pragmatic.                                                               requirements and tips for those entering their projects in an A&S
               Mon, 8       10:00 AM AS 13                               competition. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for:
                                                                         20, Instructor: THL Shoshido Tora Gozen.
Dolls Go to Pennsic!                                                                 Wed, 10        12:00 PM AS 15

Meet others who enjoy dolls, whether you brought your doll or not.
Show off your doll's garb, then finish a cloak for your doll. All        Fiber Arts: Dyeing
materials will be provided. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: THL Georgia the Pragmatic Mistress Sunara.

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Classes By Subject
Fiber Arts: Dyeing                                                       Fiber Arts: Lace
Anglo-Saxon Dyes                                                         Beginning Bobbin Lace, First Day
This class will approach how to dye wool, with alum as a mordant,        This is a three-day class for a total of 9 hours of bobbin lace! First
from the perspective of an Anglo-Saxon dyer. We will talk about          Day: Students will learn the basic movements of bobbin lace and
hedge row dying and plants. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25,          begin a project. Second Day: Students will finish the project and
Instructor: Baroness Kaleeb the Green Eyed Susan the Weaver,             learn some simple grounds. Third Day: Students will begin a
Dana of Talonvale.                                                       period pattern of their choice. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 25,
            Wed, 10       9:00 AM AS 13                                  Materials for: 5, Handouts for: 5, Instructor: Lady Gwenllyen the
                                                                         Minstrel.
Fiber Arts Day: Natural Dyeing                                                         Wed, 3        9:00 AM AS 15

Dyeing is how you make your clothes not look like the sheep they
came from. How is done? What does the process look like? What            Beginning Bobbin Lace, Second Day
colors can you get? Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout             Please see First Day Description. Fee will NOT be charged twice!
Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans' Row.                                       Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 25, Materials for: 5, Handouts for: 5,
              Sun, 7        9:00 AM AS 06                                Instructor: Lady Gwenllyen the Minstrel.
                                                                                       Thu, 4      9:00 AM AS 15
Natural Dyeing Workshop, Part 1
In part I, get the textiles ready for dyeing by mordanting them with     Beginning Bobbin Lace, Third Day
known mordants, including alum, iron and copper. Create sample           Please see First Day Description. Fee will NOT be charged twice!
sheets with some fibers provided, but bring other fibers/textiles to     Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 25, Materials for: 5, Handouts for: 5,
throw into the pot(s). Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 12, Materials       Instructor: Lady Gwenllyen the Minstrel.
for: 12, Instructor: Dread Viscountess Seelie Brianna Sutherland.                       Fri, 5     9:00 AM AS 15
                Sun, 7        9:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                         Beginning Tatting
Natural Dyeing Workshop, Part 2                                          Tatting is a possibly-period form of lacemaking that requires a
In part II , use 3 natural dye sources to dye the textiles that were     shuttle and a ball of thread. Supplies can be purchased at most
mordanted in Part 1. Play with colors and over-dyeing. Create            major craft stores. If you can tie your shoes, you can tat! Come
sample sheets with some fibers provided, but bring other                 learn a craft that can fit in a zip-lock bag and be done in the car or
fibers/textiles to throw into the pot(s). Length: 4 hr., Materials       in court. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 3,
Fee: 12, Materials for: 12, Instructor: Dread Viscountess Seelie         Materials for: 20, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Baroness Camilla
Brianna Sutherland.                                                      de la Reynarde.
               Tue, 9        9:00 AM Merchant Booth                                    Wed, 3         10:00 AM AS 07
                                                                                         Fri, 5       12:00 PM AS 07
Fiber Arts: Lace
                                                                         Interpreting Period Bobbin Lace Patterns
An Introduction to Metal Bobbin Lace                                     This class will identify the common elements that appear in
An introduction to the use of metal thread for bobbin lace. In           Elizabethan lace, and how to recognize those elements as they
addition to discussion and examples there will be a few sample           appear in the printed patterns of the day. There may also be a
pillows for demonstration and trial. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:       brief discussion of how to copy a piece of lace from a portrait or
Lady Eleanor atte Knolle.                                                extant item in order to recreate it. This is a lecture and discussion
              Sun, 7       9:00 AM AS 08                                 class; students are expected to have some working knowledge of
                                                                         how to make bobbin lace of any type. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Kyrstyan Makfall.
Beginner's Bobbin Lace: Day 1
                                                                                      Thu, 11         4:00 PM AS 07
Learn how to twist and cross pairs of bobbins. Then we will make
a piece of lace with picots and windmill crossings. Bring your own
pillow and 12 bobbins or get one of 6 kits. Length: 2 hr.,               Lacemakers' Day
Materials Fee: 15, Materials for: 6, Instructor: Baroness Nest           Try out and learn about lace making. Length: 8 hr., Materials
verch Tangwistel.                                                        Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans' Row.
             Wed, 3         9:00 AM AS 08                                             Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 05

Beginner's Bobbin Lace: Day 2                                            Fiber Arts: Needlework
On day two, you will learn whole stitch and half stitch with a final
piece of lace incorporating elements from both days. Prerequisite:       14th c. Quilting and Applique in Household
Day 1 or beginner bobbin lace ability. Length: 2 hr., Materials          Textiles
Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Nest verch Tangwistel.                      This class looks at two textiles at the Victoria & Albert Museum in
              Thu, 4       9:00 AM AS 07                                 London, one a polychrome applique and the other a monochrome
                                                                         quilt. Techniques for both will be taught. Handout includes study
                                                                         images. Basic materials provided, but bring a small hoop if you
                                                                         wish. Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 20,
                                                                         Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Astryda Borowska.
                                                                                      Mon, 8        4:00 PM AS 08



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Classes By Subject
Fiber Arts: Needlework                                                  Fiber Arts: Needlework
16th-Century Monochrome Embroidery, aka                                 Brickwork Embroidery
"Blackwork"                                                             A hands-on class that explores the history and uses of brickwork
This class will offer examples of late-16th-century English             embroidery, a form of counted satin stitch used from the 13th
monochrome embroidery, also known as "blackwork". We will               century to the end of period. Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 12,
examine some extant examples through pictures, and then move            Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Baroness Petranella Fitzallen.
on to specific techniques of blackwork, including counted and                        Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 13
uncounted forms, outline stitches, and fills. Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: Lady Amy Webbe.                                             Elizabethan Embroidered Slips
              Tue, 9       2:00 PM AS 08
                                                                        Popular from the mid-16th to the mid-17th centuries, slips were
                                                                        embroidered motifs on canvas which were cut out and applied to
Assisi Embroidery                                                       various backing fabrics. Many of the surviving examples found
Hands on class in beginning Assisi work, with a discussion of the       today are of floral and plant motifs with many of the images
differences between the modern form and period exemplars. Bring         having been copied or inspired by herbals, hence the use of the
small scissors if you have them. Materials Fee: 1.25, Handout           term 'slips.' Kits will be available to purchase for $10, however
Fee: 0.25, Materials for: 25, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Lady        participants are welcome to bring their own materials. Kits will
Myfanwy ferch Rhiannon.                                                 include an embroidery hoop, needles, floss, 18-count evenweave
             Thu, 4        3:00 PM AS 07                                linen with a pre-drawn image, and full-colour handout. Selected
                                                                        other images will also be available for people to take home, and
            Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 07
                                                                        books from my library will be on hand for perusal. Beginners are
                                                                        welcome and I will be bringing some extra light sources for those
Basic Gold Work Embroidery                                              who need it. There is a limit of 10 kits, however auditors and those
This is a basic Gold Work Embroidery Class and history class,           who bring their own material are very welcome, and a few extra
using examples from the 7th to 13th centuries. The class goes           handouts will be available. Materials Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 2,
over different types of bends, curves and straight lines, using a       Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 5, Instructor: THL Medb ingen
Meridian cross. It goes over a basic history of Gold work, and          Dungaile.
looks at surviving embroideries. Gold Thread, material, and hoops                       Sat, 6        9:00 AM AS 07
will be made available but please feel free to bring your own                          Fri, 12        9:00 AM AS 07
Materials Fee: 3, Materials for: 6, Instructor: Lady Catelyn the
Wanderer.
                                                                        Elizabethan Raised Work
              Mon, 8      11:00 AM AS 15
                                                                        Raised needlework in English embroidery was profuse in the late
             Thu, 11       9:00 AM AS 07
                                                                        16th C. This class will focus on the main stitches, techniques and
                                                                        materials used in period raised needlework. Students will make a
Beautiful Bags from Basic Stitches                                      sampler in the form of an Elizabethan butterfly that will incoroprate
Learn several basic embroidery stitches (tent, stem, split, button      padding and free form styles of Elizabethan needlework. Kit will
hole and running) from which you can make beautiful bags to             include handout with basic history, stitch guide, bibliography,
accessorize garb. I will bring samples to prove it! The focus is on     ground (linen) fabric), threads, needles. Students are asked to
late-period English embroidery. We'll talk about documentable           provide their own 5" hoop and scissors. If they do not have one,
bags as well as the "Creative" side of the SCA. These stitches          they may be able to borrow from the instructor. This class is for
can also be used to embellish collars, cuffs and coifs. This is a       intermediate to advanced students who are familliar with basic
hands-on class, not a lecture. The first 8 people will get kits.        embroidery techniques and are used to working with complicated
Please bring scissors. Persons with wool allergies beware. We           stitchery. We will be moving quickly to cover the work. Auditors
are working with wool. Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 8,              are welcome. $10 kit fee. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 10,
Instructor: Lady Amie Sparrow.                                          Materials for: 10, Instructor: Princess of the Mists (or Dame)
                                                                        Francesca von Hesse.
              Sat, 6        9:00 AM AS 09
                                                                                    Wed, 10        10:00 AM AS 13
Beginning Metal Thread Embroidery/Embroidered
                                                                        Embroideries Not on Display at the Met
Headbands and Coronets
Learn some basic metal thread embroidery stitches while                 Close-up photographs of 14 embroideries which belong to the
embroidering a segment for an embellished head band or coronet.         Metropolitan Museum of Art, but which are not on display to the
Teacher will provide kit with all materials. Length: 3 hr., Materials   public. The Museum does not allow copies of these images to be
Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 12, Handouts for: 15,           given to anyone else or posted, but we can examine and discuss
Instructor: Comptesse,OL,OP Albra Katerine Marie Isabel                 them. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 12,
Bautiste.                                                               Handouts for: 12, Instructor: Lady Carllein.
              Fri, 12       2:00 PM AS 08                                             Fri, 5       2:00 PM AS 07
                                                                                     Mon, 8        4:00 PM AS 07
Beginning Ottoman Turkish Embroidery
                                                                        Embroidery Day
Learn some basic 16th Century Ottoman embroidery techniques
using silks and metal threads while embroidering an embellished         What type of embroidery might your outfit use? What designs
cup cover. Teacher will provide kit with all materials. Length: 2       would be used? How do you make your results look good? Find
hr., Materials Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 12,              out here! Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Comptesse,OL,OP Albra Katerine            Instructor: Artisans' Row.
Marie Isabel Bautiste.                                                               Thu, 11       9:00 AM AS 05
             Mon, 8        5:00 PM AS 08

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Classes By Subject
Fiber Arts: Needlework                                                   Fiber Arts: Needlework
English Gold Work: Opus Anglicanum                                       Whitework: A Little History, A Few Stitches
A class for experienced or beginner embroiderers who are                 Review a bit of history on whitework, its travels through time and
interested in learning the art of Opus Anglicanum, English gold          country. Learn how to prepare the fabric and begin a whitework
work. We will cover the basic stitches required, preferred               sampler. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1,
materials, options and variances available, and period techniques.       Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Catarina
This is a hands-on class. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 8,               Giaocchini.
Materials for: 10, Instructor: Lady Cerridwen verch Ioreword.                          Mon, 8       4:00 PM AS 15
              Sun, 7       11:00 AM AS 07

Late-16th-Century English Polychrome
                                                                         Fiber Arts: Other
Embroidery                                                               Advanced Kumihimo Class: Make a Hidden Bead
This class will focus on late-16th-century English polychrome            Bracelet
embroidery. We will look at extant examples, and then identify           Learn how to make a Japanese wheel-braided, 12-strand bracelet.
specific techniques/characteristics in its creation. We may also         Kit includes a foam board wheel, floss, three wooden beads,
spend some time working on the most common stitches,                     metal cone accent pieces and fastenings. Please bring adequate
detached buttonhole and plaited braid. Materials Fee: 0,                 seating, water bottle or drinking glass, sun screen or hat and
Instructor: Lady Amy Webbe.                                              lunch or snack to tide yourself over until you return to place of
            Wed, 10        10:00 AM AS 08                                origin or next designation. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 10,
                                                                         Handout Fee: 3, Materials for: 20, Instructor: Dau mac Faelain.
Pearl Embroidery and Embellishments                                                    Thu, 4       10:00 AM Private Camp
                                                                                       Mon, 8       10:00 AM Private Camp
Make an all-in-one pouch, which will teach you several different
techniques of pearl embroidery and embellishments in one
design. Five person class limit; onlookers and auditors welcome.         Beginning Knitting
Must have intermediate sewing skills. Handouts and materials will        Learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You may bring your
be provided. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:                own needles and yarn. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials
Baronessa Anna Bella di Cherubino.                                       for: 10, Instructor: THL Amanita Villarosa.
            Thu, 11      12:00 PM AS 15                                                Wed, 3      12:00 PM AS 15
                                                                                        Thu, 4      9:00 AM AS 08
Smocking a 16th century Italian chemise or tall
collar                                                                   Color Theory
This will go over the basics of smocking, the stitches found in          Introduces color theory: what works, what doesn't, why, and how
period portraits and extant pieces in Northern Italy from the mid to     to make it work. Not specific to any era or culture but meant to
late 16th century and the supposition of how this style arrived in       explore the basics of color theory and encourage costumers,
Italy. It progress into a hands on class with sampler pieces             needleworkers and artists to expand their creativity. Materials
prepleated to practice the smocking stitches. I will have one            Fee: 0, Instructor: Shakti.
chemise prepleated and we'll draw names on who it gets it and                        Wed, 10        11:00 AM AS 15
will show how to fit it from those taking the class. I will hopefully
have a few extras for 10$. I will also bring my pleater. Length: 2
hr., Materials Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 5,                Early European Patchwork
Instructor: Baroness Alaina Blackram.                                    Think patchwork started in colonial America? Think again!
                Tue, 9      10:00 AM AS 08                               Decorative patchwork can be found as early as the 13th century in
                                                                         Italy and other parts of Europe. Come share the latest discoveries
V&A Textile Study Room: Embroidery Photos                                and learn the basics of medieval patchwork! Length: 2 hr.,
                                                                         Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Instructor: Mistress Sarah
See pictures of the period embroideries held in the V&A textile          Davies.
study room. Due to low light conditions, the color quality is not the                 Mon, 8       12:00 PM AS 15
best, but you can see what the collection contains (which is a lot
of items). Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1,                            Fri, 12       1:00 PM AS 07
Materials for: 12, Handouts for: 12, Instructor: Lady Carllein.
              Tue, 9       2:00 PM AS 07                                 EK Knitting Guild Meeting
                                                                         Welcome all knitters to the Guild of St. Severus, the knitting guild
Viking Embroidery                                                        based in the East Kingdom! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Lady Susanna Lockheart.
Learn about embroidery stitches and designs used in Viking Age
Scandinavia. Students should bring embroidery supplies to try the                      Tue, 9       5:00 PM AS 07
stitches that the instructor will demonstrate. Materials Fee: 0,
Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Hrefna fruþikona           Fabric Wall Hangings
Þorgrímsdóttir.                                                          A short overview of the history of fabric wall hangings with a
               Sat, 6        2:00 PM AS 08                               discussion on modern techniques and materials for achieving
               Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 08                               similar results. If time is available we will play with some of the
               Fri, 12     12:00 PM AS 07                                material. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25,
                                                                         Instructor: Sayyida Dinah bint Ismai'l.
                                                                                       Thu, 4         12:00 PM AS 08


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Classes By Subject
Fiber Arts: Other                                                        Fiber Arts: Other
Family Track: Simple Tassel-Making for All Ages                          Kumihimo - A Basic Bracelet
Tassels are an easy way to embellish banners, belongings and             Learn how to make a basic Japanese wheel-braided, 16 to 24
clothing. We will learn one basic technique and discuss variations.      strand bracelet. Kit includes a foam board wheel, floss and
Simple hands-on family fun! Handouts and materials will be               fastenings. Please bring adequate seating, water bottle or drinking
provided. This is a Family Track Class for parent/guardian and           glass, sun screen or hat and lunch or snack to tide yourself over
minor to attend together. Classes will be taught for all age levels      until you return to place of origin or next designation. Materials
simultaneously. Parent/guardian must remain with minor for the           Fee: 7, Handout Fee: 3, Materials for: 13, Instructor: Dau mac
duration of the class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baronessa           Faelain.
Anna Bella di Cherubino Baroness Ellesbeth Donofrey.                                   Wed, 3       10:00 AM Private Camp
              Tue, 9      11:00 AM AS 15                                                 Fri, 5     10:00 AM Private Camp

Fingerloop Braiding Basics                                               Lucet Basics
Need something to lace up your gown? Try fingerloop braiding. It's       A simple class for everyone. Make a square cord and a 2-color
easy to learn and quick to do. Leave with a finished braid.              cord. Classroom loaner lucets available or bring your own. No fee.
Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 20, Handouts for:       String provided. Classes held at Pine Box Traders' merchant
20, Instructor: Lady Kiar of Auburn.                                     booth. We hold multiple classes per subject as well as evening
              Thu, 4        2:00 PM AS 07                                classes by appointment. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: THL Egill the Loomwright.
Flax: Growing and Processing                                                          Wed, 3        10:00 AM Merchant Booth
A brief history of flax and its uses as well as the conditions for                      Fri, 5       3:00 PM Merchant Booth
growing and harvesting. Demonstrates the several pieces of                             Sun, 7       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
equipment used to separate the spinnable fibers from the flax                          Tue, 9        3:00 PM Merchant Booth
straw. Participants can then repeat the process with their own                        Thu, 11       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
small handful of flax and will have some flax fiber to take away.
Due to sharp pointy tools, I insist on participants wearing some
                                                                         Lucet Beyond Basics
kind of safety gloves, which I will provide, but bring your own if you
have some. Please note, dust allergy sufferers - this is a dusty         Variations, Loops, and Monkey Wrenches. Must be proficient at
process. Accompanied children are welcome to watch but cannot            making the square cord. No fee, classroom loaner lucets
use the equipment for safety reasons. Length: 2 hr., Materials           available. String provided. Classes held at Pine Box Traders'
Fee: 3, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 8, Instructor: Lady Anne of       merchant booth. We hold multiple classes per subject as well as
Saffron Walden.                                                          evening classes by appointment. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee:
              Wed, 3          9:00 AM AS 09                              0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Egill the Loomwright.
              Tue, 9          9:00 AM AS 15                                             Sat, 6       3:00 PM Merchant Booth
                                                                                     Wed, 10       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
History of Handknitting
                                                                         Multiperson Fingerloop Braiding: Broad Cross &
Handknitting is period, with many extant pieces throughout the
timeline. Come see what your persona could make! Length: 2               Eyelet
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20,                 In this class we will be making a two-person fingerloop braid, the
Instructor: Baroness Camilla de la Reynarde.                             Broad Cross & Eyelet, the instructions for which appear in both
              Thu, 4      11:00 AM AS 07                                 the main 15th-century English manuscripts on fingerloop braiding.
                                                                         Prior experience in fingerloop braiding is advised. You are not
                                                                         required to bring a partner; we will pair up in the class and have
History of Kumihimo: Complex Braids in Period                            someone available to help if there is an odd number of students.
Japan                                                                    Materials Fee: 1, Materials for: 12, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
History of Kumihimo: Complex braids in period Japan This is NOT          Lady Rosina von Schaffhausen Lord Andreiko Eferiev.
a how-to class, but rather an overview of some of the different                       Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 15
braiding tools ("dai" or loom) used, the kinds of braids made, and
how they were used. Feel free to bring works in progress to work
                                                                         Multiperson Fingerloop Braiding: Chevron of 16
on and share. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
Fujinami no Kaede.                                                       In this class we will be making a two-person fingerloop braid, the
             Wed, 3          2:00 PM AS 07                               Chevron of 16, the instructions for which appear in both the main
                                                                         15th-century English manuscripts on fingerloop braiding. Prior
              Fri, 12       11:00 AM AS 07
                                                                         experience in fingerloop braiding is advised. You are not required
                                                                         to bring a partner. We will pair up in the class and have someone
Knitting Monmouth Caps                                                   available to help if there is an odd number of students. Materials
Monmouth caps were worn by the average guy throughout the                Fee: 1, Materials for: 12, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady
Middle Ages. It can be seen in 14th-century Psalters and it's            Rosina von Schaffhausen Lord Andreiko Eferiev.
mentioned in Shakespeare. I'll get you started. Length: 2 hr.,                       Wed, 10          3:00 PM AS 15
Materials Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 2, Materials for: 5, Handouts for:
5, Instructor: Baroness Camilla de la Reynarde.                          Narrow Wares Day
              Mon, 8      9:00 AM AS 07
                                                                         Fingerloop braids, lucet, card weaving, and inkle loom weaving
                                                                         are just some of the options for narrow wares. Find out how to
                                                                         make them. Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Artisans' Row.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                   Page 29 of 75
Classes By Subject
Fiber Arts: Other                                                       Fiber Arts: Spinning
             Tue, 9        9:00 AM AS 05                                Flax Preparation - From Straw to Spinning Fibers
                                                                        Come get acquainted with flax preparation as a process. We will
Narrowwork Guild Meeting                                                go from retted stalks (with a discussion on retting) to fibers that
A meeting open to all gentles of all kingdoms of the Worshipful         should be ready to spin. Be prepared for chaff and dust to fly -- It's
Company of Narrowworkers of the East Kingdom. Narrowwork                good we'll be outside to save on clean-up mess. Learn the joys of
consists of cord and trim-making, such as fingerloop, kumihimo,         using a break, and the dangers of scutching and hackles! No
whipcording, lucet, tablet weaving, inkle weaving, rigid heddle         young children, please! Sharp pointy objects abound, as do
weaving, and other methods. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady          objects designed to break things. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Rosina von Schaffhausen.                                                Instructor: THL Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn.
            Thu, 11         5:00 PM AS 10                                            Mon, 8         5:00 PM AS 07

Textile Colloquium                                                      Introduction to Spinning
This all-day event gives those textile enthusiasts a chance to          This class will feature a hands-on lesson designed to teach
present their research and/or show off their creations to other         absolute beginners how to spin wool on a top whirl spindle. The
enthusiasts. The day is divided into sections to include but not        lesson takes students from the fiber preparation stage, through
limited to dyeing, spinning, needlework, sewing, and weaving. If        the process of spinning, and then ends with a demonstration
you have a paper, poster or would like to set up a display of your      about the way to properly finish and ply newly spun yarn. Students
work, please contact Dread Viscountess Seelie at                        should leave the class will all of the information they need to start
dreadviscountess@yahoo.com. Length: 8.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0,          spinning their own yarn for fun or for an A&S project. Some useful
Instructor: Dread Viscountess Seelie Brianna Sutherland.                background information about spinning and its history will also be
            Wed, 10         8:30 AM AS 07                               provided throughout the class to contextualize this ancient craft
                                                                        and increase student interest in the topic. The instructor will also
                                                                        make herself available at the conclusion of the class session for
Walk Like an Egyptian                                                   one-on-one practice sessions. The goal is to make sure that
Learn the Coptic stitch and nalbind a pair of Roman/Egyptian style      everyone leaves the class able to spin! A limited supply of kits
socks. This is an unusual pattern, but an easy stitch. No               (fiber and spindle) will be made available free to students on a
experience necessary. Bring a blunt tapestry needle and wool            first-come, first-served basis. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
sock yarn. A limited amount of materials are available for use          Instructor: Lady Elysabeth Underhill.
during class if you don't have your own. Length: 2 hr., Materials                      Sat, 6       1:00 PM AS 07
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Ose Silverhair.
              Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 15                               Learn to Drop Spin
                                                                        Learn to spin using a high whorl spindle. If you want to learn how
Wool Combing - Worsted Fiber Prep                                       to drop spin or have struggled with learning how, then this is the
Come and learn the difference between Combing and Carding. If           class for you. Bring your own spindle or we will provide one for
you have your own combs or fiber, bring them along. We will talk        you. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Her Ladyship
about choosing the right combs for your fiber, pre-combing fiber        Catherine of Deva Artmisa Lacebrader.
prep, and some techniques for getting the most out of your                            Sun, 7       1:00 PM AS 07
combs. Combs and fiber will be available for everyone to try.
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Instructor:
Thorfinn Campbell.
                                                                        Spinning Fine
              Thu, 4      4:00 PM AS 07                                 We will discuss what it takes to spin various fibers as thread or
                                                                        fine yarn. Bring your spindles and handspun. We will have
              Fri, 12    11:00 AM AS 09
                                                                        demonstrations and troubleshooting discussions and a 'how was
                                                                        this made' challenge. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Emengar
Fiber Arts: Spinning                                                    la fileresse (called Creiddylad).
                                                                                      Thu, 11       2:00 PM AS 07
Early Medieval Spinning Wheels
Spinning wheels arrive in Europe by the 13th century. We cover          The Gentle Art of Supported Spinning
wheel construction/evolution, spindle types, and spinning
techniques. Hoop rim wheel construction, spindle and flyer              Nervous about "drop" spinning? Too uncoordinated for wheel
evolution as well as tension solutions and wood joints discussed.       spinning? Learn to spin without fear of gravity or two left feet!
1st hour, demo/lecture. 2nd hour, hands-on and discussion of            Hands-on instruction limited to ten (watchers welcome). Kits are
modern reconstruction that fits into small car. Length: 2 hr.,          available to buy ($45), or bring your own spindle & bowl.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 30, Instructor:         Materials Fee: 45, Materials for: 10, Instructor: Doña Violante de
Mistress Rhiannon y Bwa Master Bedwyr Danwyn.                           Sant Sebastian.
             Thu, 4        7:00 PM AS 07                                              Tue, 9      12:00 PM AS 15
             Mon, 8        7:00 PM AS 07
                                                                        Fiber Arts: Weaving
Fiber Arts Day: Spinning & Fiber Prep
How do you make the thread to make the fabric? Whether from
plant or animal, learn and try some of the steps in getting it from
its raw state to something useable. Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee:
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans' Row.
               Sun, 7      9:00 AM AS 05

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Classes By Subject
Fiber Arts: Weaving                                                     Fiber Arts: Weaving
Basic Naalbinding and How to Make a Mitten                              Family Track: Cardweaving Basics
Learn how to do some basic naalbinding stitches. Learn how to           Class limited to 5 parent/adult and child pairs. Card weaving be
make mittens using these stitches. We will be working with wool         can simple or complex and easily practiced by most ages. We will
yarn and a wooden needle to create a fabric commonly used by            discuss briefly the history and uses of card weaving and spend
the Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon peoples in making mittens              the rest of the class in hands-on instruction. Handouts and
and socks. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 1,             supplies will be provided. This is a Family Track Class for
Materials for: 7, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Mistress Blitha of      parent/guardian and minor to attend together. Classes will be
Wolfhou.                                                                taught for all age levels simultaneously. Parent/guardian must
               Sat, 6    11:00 AM AS 07                                 remain with minor for the duration of the class. Length: 2 hr.,
            Thu, 11      12:00 PM AS 07                                 Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Astrid Olafsdatter Baroness
                                                                        Anna Bella di Cherubino.
                                                                                      Mon, 8        2:00 PM AS 15
Basic Stick Weaving
Class taught by Thora the Destroyer (age nine). Thora will teach a
                                                                        Fiber Arts Day: Weaving & Felting
basic stick-weaving class for all youth or adults who are
interested. This weft-faced weaving has been around since pre-          How many different ways can you weave and create fabric? Learn
medieval times and is quick and easy to learn. You may use your         and try some of the possibilities. Then, learn about felt and what
stick-woven bands for belts or straps. Materials and a simple           can be made with it. Come see weaving and felting in action!
handout will be provided for 10 people. Materials Fee: 1,               Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor:        Artisans' Row.
Thora Destroyer Mistress Marsi of Hadley.                                             Sun, 7      9:00 AM AS 04
               Fri, 5      9:00 AM AS 07
                                                                        Inkle Weaving Basics
Basic Tablet Weaving                                                    Warp a loom, weave a small strap or trim piece. Using the
Learn to warp the loom and weave a basic pattern. Limited               continuous warping method, you will warp the loom, and weave an
number of small looms will be available for $15. Length: 2 hr.,         inkle strip. Classroom loaner looms available or bring your own.
Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Anastasia of         No fee. String provided. Classes held at Pine Box Traders'
the Oaks Lady Fionnghuala inghean Mhic Ceallaigh.                       merchant booth. We hold multiple classes per subject as well as
             Thu, 4       2:00 PM Private Camp                          evening classes by appointment. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Egill the Loomwright.
            Mon, 8        2:00 PM Private Camp
                                                                                      Wed, 3       3:00 PM Merchant Booth
                                                                                       Thu, 4      3:00 PM Merchant Booth
Beginning Inkle Weaving
                                                                                        Fri, 5    10:00 AM Merchant Booth
Beginning inkle weaving class. This class will go through basic                        Sun, 7      3:00 PM Merchant Booth
history of narrow woven bands, equipment used for inkle weaving,
basic warping and weaving of a narrow band. I will have 2 extra                        Mon, 8      7:00 PM Merchant Booth
looms available for practice, and various amounts/types of fibers.                     Tue, 9     10:00 AM Merchant Booth
Please bring your own loom and choice of fibers, preferably                           Thu, 11      3:00 PM Merchant Booth
cotton, silk, or wool. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1,
Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Lady Jaida de Leon.                       Naalbinding on the Thumb
              Thu, 11      3:00 PM AS 09
                                                                        A beginning class of naalbinding on the thumb. Learn to make a
                                                                        row and how to pivot. If you have a yarn needle and wool yarn
Card Weaving for Beginners                                              bring it along. Light colors of wool are best to see your work.
Warp a loom and weave a small strap or trim piece. Using the            Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 10, Handouts for:
continuous warping method, you will warp the loom, and weave an         15, Instructor: THL Caelfind ingen Failtigerna.
trim strip. Classroom loaner looms available or bring your own. No                    Wed, 3         3:00 PM AS 07
fee. String provided. Classes held at Pine Box Traders' merchant                      Tue, 9         9:00 AM AS 07
booth. We hold multiple classes per subject as well as evening
classes by appointment. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        Naalbinding: Coptic Stitch
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Egill the Loomwright.
               Thu, 4     10:00 AM Merchant Booth                       The Coptic or Tarim stitch is one of the earliest forms of
                                                                        naalbinding. It looks very much like knitted ribbing. This stitch is
               Sat, 6     10:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                        found throughout our period and is very easy to learn. Materials
              Mon, 8       3:00 PM Merchant Booth                       Fee: 4, Materials for: 15, Instructor: Lady Cassaundra Felicia Lady
               Fri, 12    10:00 AM Merchant Booth                       Serena of Steren Codha.
                                                                                     Sun, 7         2:00 PM AS 07




Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 31 of 75
Classes By Subject
Fiber Arts: Weaving                                                      Gaming
Needle Binding for Absolute Beginners                                    Alquerques
A practical hands-on approach to beginning needle-binding                An ancient game similar to Checkers, easy to learn. Played from
(naalbinding). Learn fundamentals of creating the Oslo stitch,           at least 1400 BC (in Egypt) to at least 1360 AD (in York,
joining into a new row, and increasing and decreasing. Needle-           England). Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Brusten de
binding is a fabric construction method where short pieces of yarn       Bearsul.
may be used to create hats, mittens, socks, and other warm                            Thu, 4       3:00 PM Games
clothing accessories. It pre-dates knitting and crocheting with
ancient examples found in Egypt and Peru. It is still popular today
in Scandinavia. NOT recommended for persons with wool                    Brothel Games
allergies! Handouts will be limited to 10. Materials to bring: single-   An overview of various games known to have been played in
ply, felting wool yarn in any gauge; any gauge naalbinding needle        brothels and taverns, prmarily from English sources. Materials
(may be purchased at The Spanish Peacock or other fiber arts             Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Brusten de Bearsul.
merchants; a limited number of loaner needles will be available).                      Sat, 6      3:00 PM Games
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Lady
Dalla Olafskona.
                                                                         El Mundo: 4-player Backgammon
               Fri, 12     10:00 AM AS 15
                                                                         Learn the rules to 13th century variants of tables (backgammon)
                                                                         for four or seven players. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Louis
Needle Binding for Beginners and Advanced                                Xavier de Navarre.
A short history of needle binding. Then I will teach a basic needle                    Mon, 8       3:00 PM Games
binding stitch to beginners and how to join rows to create an
object. Advanced needle binders can be taught other stitches; I
have a selection of historical stitches to choose from. Needles will
                                                                         Family Track: Games for Families
be available for loan or for purchase (4 USD). Participants are          A variety of period games that you can learn and play at events
encouraged to bring their own needles and yarn (which has to felt        will be introduced and explored. This is a Family Track Class for
easily); some yarn will be at hand. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:        parent/guardian and minor to attend together. Classes will be
4, Instructor: THL Arina de Traenetorp.                                  taught for all age levels simultaneously. Parent/guardian must
                Fri, 5     10:00 AM AS 07                                remain with minor for the duration of the class. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Ana Ximenez de Hume Maestra Isabel.
               Tue, 9      10:00 AM AS 07
             Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 07                                               Sat, 6      11:00 AM AS 15


Tablet Weavers Tea                                                       Introduction to Go
Come show off your tablet weaving and see what others are                We'll cover the basic rules of the Asian board game Go (or
doing. Discuss tablet weaving. Schmooze. Light refreshments will         Weiqi). Attendees have the opportunity to pair up and play.
be provided. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Dominus        Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Louis Xavier de Navarre.
Herveus d'Ormonde.                                                                      Fri, 5     10:00 AM Games
            Thu, 11        3:00 PM Merchant Booth                                     Mon, 8       10:00 AM Games
                                                                                     Thu, 11       10:00 AM Games
Tablet Weaving Letters using Double Weave
Demonstration of how I weave letters onto a band. Each student
                                                                         Laugh and Lie Down
is encouraged to try their hand at it on my loom. Length: 1.5 hr.,       A 16th century card game. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Anastasia of          Naomi bat Avraham.
the Oaks Lady Fionnghuala inghean Mhic Ceallaigh.                                    Sun, 7     10:00 AM Games
            Wed, 3          1:00 PM Private Camp
                                                                         Morris Games
Viking Age Tablet Weaving: The Archeological                             9 man's Morris was played throughout our period and core area
Evidence                                                                 and version go back to the ancient world. TicTacToe is 3 Man's
A survey of major finds of tablet weaving from Norse and                 Morris, a sad remnant of an interesting family. Come learn 9 and
neighboring sites. The handout includes pictures from Mammen,            12 Man's Morris, the Roman Rota, and try out 5 and 7 man's as
Thorsbjerg, Birka and other locations. Materials Fee: 0, Handout         well. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord István Nyiregyhazi.
Fee: 5, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: THL Sunnifa Gunnarsdottir.                    Wed, 10       12:00 PM Games
            Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 02
                                                                         Multiplayer Period Game
Gaming                                                                   Learn and play multi-player games of our Period include 4 player
                                                                         chess, and 4 and 7 player backgammon family games. Materials
A Day of Go                                                              Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord István Nyiregyhazi.
A day devoted to the Ancient game of Go. Materials Fee: 0,                             Tue, 9        3:00 PM Games
Instructor: Pennsic Gaming Staff.
              Fri, 12   10:00 AM Games                                   Pit and Stone Games
                                                                         Early game, played everywhere, the pit and stone family of games
                                                                         has many interesting variations. Learn the most common core
                                                                         versions playable with commercial sets and then expands out.
                                                                         Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord István Nyiregyhazi.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                   Page 32 of 75
Classes By Subject
Gaming                                                                   Gaming
              Sat, 6      12:00 PM Games                                              Sun, 7      12:00 PM Games

Poch, a 15th Century German Card Game                                    Viking Chess - the Tafl Games
Poch is a group of games recorded as Poch, Pochen, Pochspeil,            Hneftalf and the related games serve the role of Chess in Norse
Boeckels, Bocken, Bogel, Bockspiel, Glic, etc that originated in         culture. Complex strategies from simple rules with a king seeing
the 15th Century and are still played as Poch or Pochen. The             to escape the circling attackers and loyal defenders sacrificing
earliest record of the game comes from Strasburg in 1441,                their lives to give the liege a way. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
making it one of the oldest identifiable card games known and            Lord István Nyiregyhazi.
was widely played throughout Germanys and Switzerland. Glic a                           Tue, 9         1:00 PM Games
nearly identical French game is first mentioned in 1454. There are
Poch descendants found in England and Iceland as well.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Meister Konrad Mailander.                  Xiang-qi for Beginners (Chinese Chess)
             Wed, 3       12:00 PM Games                                 A 90 minute class on Chinese Chess. Boards and pieces
            Wed, 10        3:00 PM Games                                 supplied, or bring your own; they are available for purchase
                                                                         separately. History, rules, strategy and tactics, sample game,
                                                                         gaming time after class. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20,
Shogi (Japanese Chess)                                                   Instructor: Lord Galen Mac Byrne.
A 90 minute class on Japanese Chess (Shogi). Boards and                                Sun, 7       3:00 PM Games
pieces supplied, or bring your own; they are available for purchase
separately. History, rules, strategy and tactics, sample game,
gaming time after class. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 1,              Glass
Instructor: Lord Galen Mac Byrne.
                                                                         Brief Survey of Glass Beads
              Mon, 8      12:00 PM Games
                                                                         A brief survey of glass beads and period arrangements from
                                                                         approximately 500-1100. The class will examine archaeological
Tarot                                                                    evidence to discuss bead colors, patterns, trends and usage in
A trick taking card game played with the deck which became the           different European countries. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
modern Tarot deck. It has 4 suits, trump, and was the likely             Handout Fee: 3, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Mistress Adelicia of
inspiration for the illuminated Tarot Decks of the Italian               Cumbria.
Renaissance. An interesting game for 2 to 6 players per                                 Fri, 5      9:00 AM AS 03
deck. Learn the rules and play the game. Materials Fee: 0,                             Fri, 12      9:00 AM AS 01
Instructor: Lord István Nyiregyhazi.
               Tue, 9       10:00 AM Games                               Diamond-Point Glass Engraving
                                                                         Covers the history of using tools to engrave on glass with the
The Ancient Celtic Game of Hurling (Celtic Field                         focus being on later period engraving (1500s). Covers the basic
Hockey)                                                                  on how to engrave on glass and some of the drawbacks. Reviews
A 90-minute class on the ancient Celtic game combining the rules         other methods of decorating glass. The second half of the class is
of field hockey and lacrosse. History, rules, strategy/tactics, basic    for trying engraving on glass. To try the engraving, bring a small
skills, play scrimmage after class. Limited loaner sticks and balls      piece of flat glass. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
available; please BYO. You break it, you buy it. Safety equipment        Lady Brianna O'Dinneen.
is at your discretion; bring what you want: helmet, mouthguard,                         Thu, 4      12:00 PM AS 13
gloves, shin guards, etc. No spikes on shoes. Bring something to                     Wed, 10         1:00 PM AS 13
keep you hydrated if you plan on playing. We generally play
through any onset of Scottish/Irish Weather. Length: 1.5 hr.,
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Galen Mac Byrne various               Glass Day
members of Clan na Bheithir.                                             Come learn and try glasswork in the SCA. How is it done? What
               Tue, 9        6:00 PM Battlefield                         tools do you use? How do you decorate it? What items can be
                                                                         made? Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Artisans' Row.
The Game of Nardshir
                                                                                       Thu, 4       9:00 AM AS 06
Several theories speculate on the geographical origins of this                       Wed, 10        9:00 AM AS 05
game, but most scholars believe it to be Persia. The fact is that
from the start, Nardshir, also simply called "Nard", has been
especially popular in the Arab and Asian world. The oldest known         Glass Track: Advanced Lampworking Techniques
reference to this game appears in the Babylonian Talmud, written         Students will be instructed in making Twisties, Encased Stringer,
between 200 and 500 c.e. The very design of the Nardshir                 Bullseye Milliflori Cane, and Application of Milliflori, and other
gameboard has rich symbolism, which was passed along to                  techniques as time allows. Students must be familiar with
various cultures along the Silk Road. Each time it was passed on,        lampworking basics! Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 10, Materials
Nardshir rules were altered until it finally reach Medieval Europe,      for: 10, Instructor: Lady Aritê Saurömatis.
where it became known as Backgammon. Materials Fee: 0,                                 Thu, 11       7:00 PM AS 13
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Aurddeilen-ap-Robet.
            Thu, 11         3:00 PM Games

The Game of Tarot
A simple trick taking game played with a Tarot deck. Materials
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Naomi bat Avraham.

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Classes By Subject
Glass                                                                  Glass
Glass Track: Beyond the Beads: Paternoster                             Glass Track: Going Pyro - Beginning
Gauds and Terminals                                                    If you like playing with fire--a practicum on making glass beads.
Prayer beads were ubiquitous and diverse in form in western            All basic techniques are covered and you will go home with
European Christendom from the 14th-16th centuries. The gauds           several beads of your own. Yes, you can burn your toys and keep
and terminals came in a dizzying array of forms. Learn specifically    them too. Donations accepted for bead supply costs. Length: 3
about the gauds and terminals and how to find your own to create       hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 20,
an authentic look. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Elizabethe       Instructor: Lord Sven Carlsson.
Alles.                                                                                Tue, 9         8:00 AM AS 13
             Mon, 8       3:00 PM AS 09                                              Thu, 11         8:00 AM AS 13

Glass Track: Bidding the Bedes: An Introduction                        Glass Track: Make a Beaded Fibula
to Paternosters                                                        Make a small fibula (safety pin) decorated with handmade
In the 13th -16th centuries in western Europe, prayer beads were       lampworked beads, suitable for hanging award medallion or used
a ubiquitous accessory. This class discusses the history and           as a chatelaine. Brief history of this accessory will be discussed.
development of the paternoster, as well as providing information       Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for:
on making your own replica. Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 12,       10, Instructor: Lady Keeley the Tinker.
Instructor: Lady Elizabethe Alles.                                                  Thu, 11        1:00 PM AS 13
              Mon, 8      12:00 PM AS 09
                                                                       Glass Track: Medieval Glass in Northern Europe
Glass Track: Evil Eye Amulets in Antiquity                             This class is an overview of medieval glass manufactured in
History of Evil Eye amulets in antiquity with an emphasis on those     northern Europe. We will discuss who made the glass, when and
made of glass. History and use by culture and time period will be      how it was made, why it was made where it was, and identify
discussed. Amulets of an adult nature will be included. Materials      several styles of glass appropriate for many SCA European
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Keeley the Tinker.            personas. There will be samples to handle and an opportunity to
            Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 13                               ask questions. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master
                                                                       Thaddeus the Brown.
                                                                                     Mon, 8      10:00 AM AS 02
Glass Track: Glass Beads For Your Persona -
Spanish & Others
                                                                       Glass Track: Subtractive Lettering - Calligraphy
Would you like glass beads that match your persona, but don't
know where to start? What colors, what styles, what designs best       in Reverse
fit your time and place? We'll explore your options, where you can     A lot of medieval stained glass contains lettering. Come be
find that information, then start your collection by getting on the    introduced to glass paint and "Calligraphy in Reverse". Make a
torch! Please wear natural fibers, bring something to tie your hair    tiny example to take home. Calligraphy, drawing or scribal
back, and wear closed-toe shoes. We'll start with Spanish beads,       experience strongly recommended. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials
but all time periods can be covered depending on what students         Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Moll Sotherden.
want to know. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 1, Instructor:                          Tue, 9        8:30 AM AS 09
Carowyn Silveroak.                                                                 Thu, 11        8:30 AM AS 09
               Tue, 9       1:00 PM AS 13
                                                                       Glass Track: Tools for Your Glass Bead Kit
Glass Track: Glassworkers' and Bead Folks' Meet                        OK, we have that opposable thumb, let's give it a workout! You
and Greet                                                              have a glass bead kit, or you want one, what extra bits do you
Come meet and greet other beadmakers, glass workers, and               need to go in the kit? Where do you get them? Round table
people who do stuff with beads. Swap beads, exchange ideas and         discussion on the what and where and other questions and
discuss ways to promote our artform. Length: 2 hr., Materials          suchlike. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Carowyn Silveroak.
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Keeley the Tinker.                                         Tue, 9        4:00 PM AS 13
              Mon, 8       7:00 PM AS 10                                           Thu, 11        4:00 PM AS 13

Glass Track: Going Pyro - Advanced                                     Glass Track: Unusual Beads in Antiquity
Advanced "singeing" and burning of glass beads. Covers core-           Odd and unusual glass beads or small glass finds from antiquity.
formed beads, working off the rod, millefiori and beginning            History of these items by culture and time period. Learn new glass
sculpture. Advanced techniques are covered so you must be able         forms and unique beads to add to your person's kit. Materials
to make basic beads on your own to understand this class.              Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Lady Keeley
Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:        the Tinker.
20, Instructor: Lord Sven Carlsson.                                                  Tue, 9     11:00 AM AS 13
              Tue, 9       7:00 PM AS 13                                            Thu, 11     11:00 AM AS 13

                                                                       Glass Track: Wire-Wrapped Bead Ring
                                                                       Beginner to Intermediate Class. Children aged 7 and up welcome
                                                                       with adult supervision. Participants will construct a beaded ring
                                                                       based on early period examples. Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee:
                                                                       1, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Aritê
                                                                       Saurömatis.
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Classes By Subject
Glass                                                                      Health & Safety
             Tue, 9        12:00 PM AS 13                                  ASHI CPR Pro Challenges
            Thu, 11        12:00 PM AS 13
                                                                           American Safety and Health Institute CPR Pro challenges (no
                                                                           instruction). No challenges will be started after the first hour.
Non-Religious Stained Glass                                                Class size is limited to 20 people; first come, first served. There is
This class will examine the stained glass that does not have a             a course fee. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
religious theme. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Irene von              Materials for: 20, Instructor: ASHI Instructors.
Lassan.                                                                                  Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 01
             Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 02
                                                                           Blood-Borne Pathogens
The Workshops of Limoge                                                    Hepatitis? HIV? How about some Ebola? Well, some of this is
Explore the wonderful vitreous enamels of the workshops of                 running around in the blood and body fluids of people you may
Limoge, which have left us thousands of extant pieces.                     care for, or provide with first aid treatment. A short look at these
Development of the techniques and how they were produced will              and other organisms, and how to protect yourself from
be discussed, with examples of current reproductions in various            contamination from them. Certification Course. Length: 2 hr.,
stages and tools on display. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:                 Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 10, Instructor: Lady Gerita della
Bronwen Rose Greylyng Tristan de Worrell.                                  Mara.
              Fri, 5      12:00 PM AS 11                                                Thu, 11         3:00 PM AS 01

                                                                           Chirurgeon Orientation
Health & Safety                                                            Orientation and familiarization session for those who wish to
Armor Extrication                                                          volunteer as a chirurgeon at Pennsic. Required before your first
Covers when and when not to remove armor from an injured                   shift. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
fighter, without further injuring the fighter or damaging the armor.       Chirurgeonate Staff.
Do not cut the armor -- it isn't necessary. Taught by experienced,                     Sun, 31       10:00 AM AS 01
dual-warranted marshals and chirurgeons. Materials Fee: 0,                              Tue, 2        2:00 PM AS 02
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Chirurgeonate Staff.                                        Thu, 4       10:00 AM AS 01
              Wed, 3        11:00 AM Battlefield                                         Sat, 6       2:00 PM AS 11
                Fri, 5        3:00 PM Battlefield                                       Sun, 7        2:00 PM AS 01
              Mon, 8        11:00 AM Battlefield                                        Tue, 9       10:00 AM AS 01
             Wed, 10          3:00 PM Battlefield
                                                                           Crew Chief Orientation
ASHI Basic First Aid                                                       Required before serving as a Crew Chief at Point. Materials Fee:
American Safety and Health Institute Basic First Aid. Class size is        0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Chirurgeonate Staff.
limited to 20 people; first come, first served. There is a course fee.                Sun, 31        2:00 PM AS 01
Length: 6 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:                        Tue, 2       10:00 AM AS 01
20, Instructor: ASHI Instructors.
                                                                                       Thu, 4        2:00 PM AS 11
              Tue, 2        11:00 AM AS 01
                                                                                        Sat, 6      10:00 AM AS 01
              Thu, 4        11:00 AM AS 01
                                                                                       Sun, 7       10:00 AM AS 01
               Sat, 6       11:00 AM AS 01
                                                                                       Tue, 9        2:00 PM AS 11
              Tue, 9        11:00 AM AS 01
                                                                           Event Operations Preplanning
ASHI Basic First Aid Challenges
                                                                           We shall discuss how the use of emergency services preplanning
American Safety and Health Institute Basic First Aid Challenges            concepts can empower event staff to avoid headaches and handle
(not instruction). No challenges will be started after the first hour.     problems appropriately. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master
There is a course fee. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout            Andreas de Caunteton.
Fee: 0, Materials for: 20, Instructor: ASHI Instructors.
                                                                                       Thu, 11     12:00 PM AS 10
               Thu, 4      11:00 AM AS 01
                                                                           Known World Chirurgeon Meet & Greet
ASHI CPR Pro
                                                                           This is an opportunity to meet the Society Chirurgeon and other
American Safety and Health Institute CPR Pro class. Class size is          chirurgeons from the Known World. Chirurgeons will have a
limited to 20 people; first come, first served. There is a course fee.     chance to ask questions about the chirurgeonate. Length: 2 hr.,
Length: 9 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:            Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: HL Aingeal Mac an
20, Instructor: ASHI Instructors.                                          Ghabhanb.
             Wed, 3          9:00 AM AS 01                                              Mon, 8        5:00 PM AS 10
                Fri, 5       9:00 AM AS 01
              Mon, 8         9:00 AM AS 01                                 Mentor Chirurgeon Meeting
            Wed, 10          9:00 AM AS 01
                                                                           This is a meeting of the Mentor Chirurgeons to discuss needs
                                                                           within the Chirurgeonate. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                           Instructor: Svanhildr Karlsdottir.
                                                                                       Wed, 10        3:00 PM AS 10

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                     Page 35 of 75
Classes By Subject
Heraldry                                                                Heraldry
Basic Introduction to Islamic Heraldry                                  Family Track: Basic Heraldry for Families
Introduction to the concepts, themes, and sources for Islamic           Explore basic SCA heraldic rules and how to use your heraldry for
Heraldry. Sheik Omar Mohammud Mirzazadeh is currently the               such things as identifying your belongings, identifying family
White Stag Principal Herald of the Outlands. Materials Fee: 0,          members and much more. Paint heraldic designs on journey bags
Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Sheik Omar                to take with you and use during Pennsic. This is a Family Track
Mohammud Mirzazadeh.                                                    Class for parent/guardian and minor to attend together. Classes
              Tue, 9     12:00 PM AS 03                                 taught for all age levels simultaneously. Parent/guardian must
                                                                        remain with minor for the duration of the class. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Baroness Ellesbeth Donofrey
Being a Useful Local Herald                                             Baroness Anna Bella di Cherubino.
A look at doing the job of a local pursuivant with a focus on how to                   Sun, 7      11:00 AM AS 15
do the job well through education of yourself and your group, and
working with clients on submissions. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: $, Instructor: Meister Konrad Mailander.                           Heraldic Customer Service
              Thu, 4      12:00 PM AS 03                                So you went to the bathroom at the wrong time and now you're
                                                                        the herald. There's plenty of information online but do you know
                                                                        how to deal with "Princess Buttercup"? Overview of Customer
Bohemian Heraldry                                                       Service as it pertains to the SCA Herald's office and discussion.
What did Bohemian heraldry look like? Several examples to view          Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Lady Chang Wu
and discuss. Due to the cost, handouts will NOT be provided.            Yun.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Lord Philipp Hartrat.                    Sat, 6       2:00 PM AS 03
            Mon, 8        1:00 PM AS 03                                               Sun, 7       11:00 AM AS 03

Commenting on Letters of Intent                                         Heraldic Rules Roundtable
Letters of intent in and out of kingdoms always benefit from            The Rules for Submission are currently being revised. These rules
trained, or even less experienced, commenters. Covers how to            govern all name and armory submissions. Come hear about &
provide helpful commentaries. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:            discuss the changes being made. Copies of the latest draft are
$, Instructor: Brunissende Dragonette.                                  available through OSCAR prior to Pennsic. Open to everyone,
               Sun, 7       1:00 PM AS 03                               whether herald or not. Hosted by Laurel, Pelican, Palimpsest, and
            Wed, 10         2:00 PM AS 03                               Wreath Emeritus. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                        Lady Marie de Blois Countess Elisabeth de Rossignol, Dame
                                                                        Juliana de Luna, Master Tanczos Istvan.
Court Heraldry for Beginners
                                                                                    Wed, 10       9:00 AM Herald's Point
What does it take to plan and execute a Royal or Baronial Court?
                                                                                     Thu, 11      1:00 PM AS 03
Perhaps you love courts and want to learn how to conduct them.
Or perhaps they scare you to death! In any case, we'll go over a
basic checklist that will help you prepare for any heraldic             Heraldry for Non-Heralds
emergency and to silence those hecklers in the back row, as well        Basic introduction to the heraldic rules for creating and registering
as a few techniques to calm the pre-court jitters and ensure your       a personal name and device. Covers the submissions process.
voice is heard. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Magistra Nicolaa de       Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Handouts for: 15, Instructor:
Bracton.                                                                Lady Elena Modarova vnuka.
               Fri, 5        2:00 PM AS 03                                           Thu, 4        2:00 PM AS 03
                                                                                    Thu, 11       12:00 PM AS 03
Documenting a French Name
Covers some good available sources to document a French                 Heraldry for Scribes
name. Discusses how to document a name, plausible structures            What's the difference between an Award of Arms and a Grant of
of names and how to submit it for registration. Class for newer         Arms? What does all that weird heraldic language mean? How
heralds as well as for non-heralds. Materials Fee: 0, Handout           can I figure out whether the person getting the award has a
Fee: $, Instructor: Brunissende Dragonette.                             registered name or arms? These questions and more are
               Sat, 6      3:00 PM AS 03                                answered in this class. Learn the basic grammar of blazon and
              Mon, 8       2:00 PM AS 03                                where to find images of heraldic art. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                                                        Fee: $, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Mistress Alys Mackyntoich.
Drafting the Sun                                                                      Sun, 7       2:00 PM AS 03
Thinking you're not an artist? That you can't draw heraldry? At a                    Thu, 11      10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
consult table with no access to traceable art? Guess what! With a
few drafting tools -- and some basic geometry --you can draw a          Heraldry for Viking and Norse Personas
surprising variety of heraldic charges and even complex lines of        Covers creating SCA-registerable armory that is in the style of
division. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $,              Viking and Norse personas, even though they are non-heraldic
Instructor: Lady Myfanwy ferch Rhiannon.                                cultures. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Handouts for: 15,
              Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 03                               Instructor: Lady Elena Modarova vnuka.
                                                                                      Sat, 6      1:00 PM AS 03
                                                                                    Wed, 10      11:00 AM AS 03



Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                  Page 36 of 75
Classes By Subject
Heraldry                                                               Heraldry
How to Do a Design Consult                                                          Mon, 8       10:00 AM Herald's Point
How to work with a client to develop an acceptable device; i.e.,
one that could be registered in the SCA. Materials Fee: 0,             Painted Heraldic Standards
Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Reb Eleazar ha-Levi.     A lecture with descriptions and hand-out on how to make painted
              Fri, 5      12:00 PM AS 03                               heraldic standards for display on poles or tent tops using
            Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 03                               inexpensive and accessible materials. Discusses heraldry as well
                                                                       as making the piece. Not a hands-on class. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                       Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Magistra Rosemounde of Mercia.
How to Document a Name
                                                                                   Wed, 10        1:00 PM AS 03
Join the Pelican Queen of Arms (who makes name decisions at
the Society level) to talk about how to write up name
documentation. First hour covers how to summarize and write            Pennsic Heraldic Walking Tour
documentation. Second hour covers what sources to use. Length:         Will look at various examples of heraldic usage around Pennsic &
2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Doña Juliana      discuss heraldic designs. Group will award tokens to displays they
de Luna.                                                               find inspiring. Wear good walking shoes. Bring water. Length: 2
              Sun, 7        9:00 AM AS 03                              hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Heraldic Staff.
                                                                                      Sun, 7      3:00 PM Atlantian Royal
Introduction to Classical and Medieval Greek                                        Thu, 11      10:00 AM Atlantian Royal
Naming Practice
Introduces Greek naming practices from classical times through         Speak Up: Presentation Skills
the fall of the Byzantine Empire with special attention to the         For court heralds, bards, trainers, royalty - anyone who has to
practical use of names in everyday life, the social implications of    speak in front of a group. Learn ways of becoming a stronger
various naming options and sources useful for documenting              speaker and presenter, whether in court, in class or in outside the
Greek names for Society registration. Materials Fee: 0, Handout        SCA. Gina will share lessons learned through over 20-year
Fee: $, Instructor: Mistress Alisoun MacCoul of Elphane.               experience with Toastmasters International. Materials Fee: 0,
               Sun, 7       3:00 PM AS 03                              Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Gina Dragoni.
                                                                                    Thu, 4         1:00 PM AS 03
Introduction to Devices for Non-Heralds                                               Fri, 5     11:00 AM AS 03
A guide to some of the basic shapes and colors used in a coat of
arms. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Lady Katerin       There and Back Again: A Submission's Tale
ferch Gwenllian.                                                       No one likes to have their heraldic submissions--or those of their
             Mon, 8      3:00 PM AS 03                                 clients-returned. Most returns are actually for a handful of
                                                                       problems, such as lack of documentation or errors in the
Introduction to Roman Naming Practice                                  emblazons. Learn the common reasons for return of heraldic
                                                                       submissions and, by extension, how to avoid them. The class is
Introduces the naming practices of the Roman Republic and              recommended for consulting heralds, but submitters are also
Empire with special attention to the practical use of names in         welcome. Handout provides examples from LoARs. Materials
everyday life, the social implications of various naming options       Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Lady Lillia de Vaux.
and sources useful for documenting Roman names for Society                           Sun, 7      12:00 PM AS 03
registration. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Instructor:
Mistress Alisoun MacCoul of Elphane.                                                 Tue, 9      11:00 AM AS 03
              Tue, 9        3:00 PM AS 03
                                                                       Herbs & Gardens
Italian Names                                                          Beyond the Herb-Witch
Explore the construction of Italian names, starting with               Modern mythology suggests that medieval herbalism was the
Renaissance Florence, then look at how they change through time        province of pagan wise-women midwives who were universally
and in other parts of Italy. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,         persecuted as witches. We'll discuss the more complicated real
Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Doña Juliana de Luna.                    history of medicine, women, midwifery, and herbalism in our
              Tue, 9        5:00 PM AS 03                              period. Warning: Cherished beliefs may be challenged Length: 2
                                                                       hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15,
Jewish Onomastics                                                      Instructor: Jadwiga Zajaczkowa.
An overview of period Jewish naming practices, covering a                            Mon, 8      5:00 PM AS 03
number of eras and cultures. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2,
Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Reb Eleazar ha-Levi.                     Herbal Infused Oils and Salves
             Sat, 6       12:00 PM AS 03                               This class will explore the making of infused oils and salves for
          Wed, 10         12:00 PM AS 03                               topical use. A demonstration of the steps from fresh plant to final
                                                                       product will be conducted. Materials fee covers two handout
Laurel Decision Road Show                                              booklets and a container of salve. Class limit 30. Beginners
                                                                       welcome. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 30,
Laurel Queen of Arms and Pelican Queen of Arms will be making          Instructor: Aldiana della Serra.
decisions on real heraldic submissions during this class.
                                                                                       Fri, 5      3:00 PM AS 14
Participation encouraged, no heraldic experience needed. Length:
3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Lady Marie                      Fri, 12      10:00 AM AS 14
de Blois Countess Elisabeth de Rossignol, Dame Juliana de Luna.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                 Page 37 of 75
Classes By Subject
Herbs & Gardens                                                           Historic Combat
Herbal-Infused Oils and Salves                                            Adapting MS I.33 to SCA combat
This class will explore the making of infused oils and salves for         MS I.33 is a late 12th/early 13th century fighting manuscript on
topical use. A demonstration of the steps from fresh plant to final       the use of sword and buckler. Come join an exploration on how to
product will be conducted. Materials fee covers two handout               adapt the techniques shown to SCA combat. We will be focusing
booklets and a container of salve. Class limit 30. Beginners              on rapier and cut and thrust uses, but the application to heavy
welcome. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 30,              weapons combat will also be examined. Please bring your own
Instructor: Aldiana della Serra.                                          equipment. A limited number of loaner rapier bucklers will be
             Wed, 3        10:00 AM AS 14                                 available. All adults are welcome to participate, as well as all
               Sat, 6      10:00 AM AS 14                                 youth with either an adult raiper or heavy weapons authorization.
                                                                          Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Don Clewin Kupferhelbelinc.
                                                                                        Mon, 8        9:00 AM Battlefield
Medieval Gardens
Covers design of gardens in Europe before the 17th century.
                                                                          Body Mechanics from Primary Sources
Resources, general information, pretty pictures. Materials Fee:
0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Jadwiga                  There are at least three martial arts texts from 16th-century
Zajaczkowa.                                                               Germany that feature visual arts rendered by master artists--
            Mon, 8       4:00 PM AS 03                                    Albrecht Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Jorg Breu the
                                                                          Younger. These images contain a depth of subtle information,
                                                                          which can and should help inform our understanding of the body
Mushrooms                                                                 mechanics that underlie historical martial arts. We'll explore these
Two experienced mushroom hunters, Gudrid & Broom, will take               mechanics, and how they are applied in the wrestling and sword
the class through an hour of information about this widely enjoyed        plays of historical German martial arts. Materials Fee: 0,
medieval foodstuff. Weather and nature permitting, the second             Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Master Christian Fournier.
hour will be spent surveying mushrooms in the wild - wear sound                         Tue, 9       5:00 PM AS 01
walking shoes and a sunhat! Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: Maister Emrys Eustace, yclept Broom Gudrid.
                                                                          Essentials of Armored Combat
            Wed, 10       10:00 AM AS 14
                                                                          Class consists of a lecture and practice of the essential
                                                                          techniques of the Bellatrix style of armored combat. This will
Period Fruit Trees                                                        include power generation, sword and shield techniques,
Did you know there are still period varieties of fruit in existence,      movement, and perception. It is appropriate for any level of
and that you can grow them in your yard? We'll talk about which           fighter. Class is taught unarmored. Students should bring a sword
varieties you can get (mainly apples and pears), good and bad             and shield, or something similar. Individualized instruction can be
sources, and some pruning techniques. Handout included.                   arranged by contacting the instructor at paul@bellatrix.org.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30, Instructor:           Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Duke
Mistress Amelie d'Anjou.                                                  Paul of Bellatrix.
            Wed, 10        2:00 PM AS 14                                                Mon, 8        2:00 PM White List
                                                                                        Fri, 12       2:00 PM Blue List
Weed Walk Consortium
Cooper's Lake abounds with medicinal and food plants that were            German Longsword - Advanced
used by various primitive and medieval cultures. Learn to identify        Focus on the five master strokes used in the Liechtenauer system
them during a walk around the campsite. The walk will take place          of longsword combat. Learn techniques to use when opponents
rain or shine. Please wear sturdy shoes and a hat. Meet at A&S            have bound blades, and when they have "come to grips."
Point for the start of the class. Dates & teachers: F/6: Broom, Sat       Attending the first two classes is useful, but not required. Bring a
7, Sun 8: Broom; Mon 9, Fri 13: Phiala O'Ceallaigh; Wed 11:               2-handed practice sword. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Michael Graham; Thu 12: Josephine of Flanders. Length: 2 hr.,             Handout Fee: 5, Instructor: Master Vortigern.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Maister Emrys Eustace, yclept Broom                      Sun, 7         5:00 PM Battlefield
Gudrid; Caitrina Clairseach (Ceit); Phiala O'Ceallaigh; Josephine
of Flanders.
                                                                          German Longsword - Introduction
             Wed, 3         10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point
              Thu, 4        10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point                    This is an introduction to the German style of longsword combat
                                                                          as presented in the fechtbuchs of Johannes Liechtenauer. This
                Fri, 5      10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point
                                                                          class will cover footwork, guard positions and the fundamental
               Sat, 6       10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point                    mechanics of this system of combat. While this style can easily
              Sun, 7        10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point                    be adapted for use in both SCA armored and unarmored fighting,
              Mon, 8        10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point                    this class will focus on longsword techniques as they were used in
              Tue, 9        10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point                    period. Students should bring some sort of 2-handed practice
            Wed, 10         10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point                    sword. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5,
                                                                          Instructor: Master Vortigern.
             Thu, 11        10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point
                                                                                         Sun, 7       3:00 PM Battlefield
              Fri, 12       10:00 AM Meet at A&S Point


Historic Combat


Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                    Page 38 of 75
Classes By Subject
Historic Combat                                                          Historic Combat
Single Sword of Saviolo                                                  WMA in SCA: Bolognese Sword and Buckler
Class will focus on the single sword exercise from the book of           This class centers upon the teachings of Manciolino, Marozzo,
Vincentio Saviolo written in 1595. Fencing sword, mask and               Viggiani and Dall'Agocchie, the great 16th-century cut-and-thrust
gloves are required as this is a hands on class. This class is           masters of Bologna. We will learn the guards, cuts, thrusts and
perfect for those beginning in rapier or looking to use a more           the essential steps of this dynamic style. We will learn how to
period style with their rapier combat. Length: 2 hr., Materials          provoke the opponent, how to react to his attacks, how to create
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Maitre Philippe de Lyon.             fencing actions involving feints and (lastly) how to enter into the
              Sun, 7       10:00 AM Battlefield                          gioco stretto or close play. Attendees should bring a single-
                                                                         handed sword (Rapier OK), Buckler or targa (ideally, 12"
                                                                         maximum in diameter) and basic SCA rapier protection. Length: 2
WMA in SCA: Advanced Fundamentals of                                     hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Tom Leoni.
Historical Longsword                                                                 Wed, 10         9:00 AM Battlefield
This class is intended as a follow-on to the Basic Fundamentals of
Historical Longsword class. It teaches short-edge attacks and
additional key concepts through a combination of lecture,
                                                                         WMA in SCA: Fencing Pedagogy 101: The
demonstration, and slow drills. It is specific to the Lichtenauer        Options Lesson
school. Max. 12 participants. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,           This is a class in rapier tactics intended to introduce participants
Instructor: Steven Hirsch Josh Watson.                                   both to the idea of tactical options and to the options lesson, a
            Wed, 10        5:00 PM Battlefield                           method of drilling and internalizing a fencing system. We highly
                                                                         recommend that participants have a firm foundation and good
                                                                         technique in seventeenth-century rapier and/or classical and/or
WMA in SCA: Agrippa's Fencing Theory                                     modern fencing. Please bring full safety gear. Participants will be
In his 1553 Treatise on the Science of Arms, Camillo Agrippa             asked to complete an additional, non-SCA waiver indemnifying
revolutionized the way in which his contemporaries thought of            the instructor, a professional, non-SCA fencing coach. Length: 2
fencing, simultaneously doing more than any other single author          hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ken Mondschein, PhD, Prevot
to invent the style we call "rapier" and laying the groundwork for all   d'Escrime.
later fencing. This class will be an exploration of fencing theory                      Sat, 6        5:00 PM Battlefield
through specific actions from Agrippa. Participants will leave with                    Mon, 8        12:00 PM Battlefield
a basic understanding of the underpinnings of Renaissance
fencing systems, as well as how these ideas differ from modern
concepts. Please bring a steel "sidesword" simulator, fencing            WMA in SCA: Fencing Pedagogy 102: The
mask, two gloves, fencing jacket, gorget, and some sort of               Individual Lesson
additional padding such as padded undershirt, or coaching                Over the course of the past few centuries, fencing masters have
plastron. Women should wear breast protectors and men athletic           come up with an ingenious method of teaching fencing actions,
cups. Students will be asked to complete an additional, non-SCA          timing, and technique. This class is intended as an introduction to
waiver indemnifying the instructor, a professional, non-SCA              the art and science of the individual fencing lesson, and is ideal
fencing coach. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ken          for anyone who has to teach beginners to advanced students.
Mondschein, PhD, Prevot d'Escrime.                                       Please bring a French, Italian, or pistol-grip foil (some loaners will
               Sat, 6        3:00 PM Battlefield                         be available) and a rapier; a fencing jacket, mask, glove, and
                                                                         some form of additional padding, preferably a coaching plastron;
WMA in SCA: Armored Combat with the                                      and, if possible, a student. Participants will be asked to complete
                                                                         an additional, non-SCA waiver indemnifying the instructor, a
Longsword                                                                professional, non-SCA fencing coach. Attendees may contact
A 1-hour class teaching the specific techniques that work against        ken@kenmondschein.com to schedule time closer to event.
a heavily armored opponent of the late-14th or 15th century.             Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ken Mondschein, PhD, Prevot
Amour is not required for the class. This class dovetails well with      d'Escrime.
the grappling and poleaxe classes. Max. 12 participants.                               Sun, 7        9:00 AM Battlefield
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Bill Frisbee Steven Hirsch.
                                                                                       Tue, 9        9:00 AM Battlefield
             Fri, 12       9:00 AM Battlefield
                                                                                      Thu, 11        9:00 AM Battlefield
                                                                                      Thu, 11        5:00 PM Battlefield
WMA in SCA: Basic Fundamentals of Historical
Longsword                                                                WMA in SCA: Fiore Longsword
Fundamentals of Historical Longsword - this is a two-hour class
                                                                         Fiore del Liberi was a medieval master of arms and the earliest
intended to teach mechanics of historical longsword through a
                                                                         Italian master from whom we have an extant martial arts manual.
combination of lecture, demonstration, and slow drills. It is not
                                                                         His "Flower of Battle" is also the third oldest fighting manual yet
system-specific. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                         discovered. Spend time learning and performing basic medieval
Steven Hirsch.
                                                                         Italian longsword drills and techniques as documented by Fiore
              Sat, 6      5:00 PM Battlefield                            del Liberi in the 14th C. A limited number of practice longswords
              Tue, 9      3:00 PM Battlefield                            are available for the class. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Earl Brian Mac Brand.
WMA in SCA: Bolognese Spear Fighting                                                   Wed, 3       12:00 PM Battlefield
This class covers the basics of using the spear as documented in                        Thu, 4      10:00 AM Battlefield
Renaissance Italy through controlled drills and demonstrations.                           Fri, 5    11:00 AM Battlefield
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Greg Mele.                                  Sat, 6       9:00 AM Battlefield
              Tue, 9     10:00 AM Battlefield

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                   Page 39 of 75
Classes By Subject
Historic Combat                                                         Historic Combat
WMA in SCA: Fiore Longsword in Harness
This class covers the basics of using Fiore del Liberi's longsword      WMA in SCA: Medieval German Dagger
techniques while wearing armor of the time. Spend time learning         This is a class on basic Lichtenauer dagger including slow drills.
how combat in full harness affects the use of the weapon and how        Max. 12 participants. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Josh Watson
the weapon affects the use of the armor. Length: 2 hr., Materials       Steven Hirsch.
Fee: 0, Instructor: Earl Brian Mac Brand.                                             Sat, 6        4:00 PM Battlefield
               Sat, 6      11:00 AM Battlefield
              Mon, 8        2:00 PM Battlefield                         WMA in SCA: Medieval German Grappling
                                                                        This is a hands-on demonstration of basic elements of grappling
WMA in SCA: Fiore's Sword in One Hand                                   and safe falls. Controlled drilling. Max. 12 participants. Length: 2
Fiore del Liberi was a medieval master of arms and the earliest         hr., Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 12, Instructor: Josh Watson
Italian master from whom we have an extant martial arts manual.         Steven Hirsch.
His "Flower of Battle" is also the third oldest fighting manual yet                 Thu, 11         2:00 PM Battlefield
discovered. This class spends time focused on his techniques                          Fri, 12       3:00 PM Battlefield
described for use of the sword in one hand through controlled
drills and demonstrations. Attendees are encouraged to bring:
gloves, single-handed sword, fencing mask (if available). Length:
                                                                        WMA in SCA: Medieval German Poleaxe
2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Greg Mele.                         This is a 2-hour class covering the perfect weapon of armored
            Wed, 10        11:00 AM Battlefield                         combat - the poleaxe. The poleaxe is 5 weapons in one and the
                                                                        class will cover its many uses. Armor is not required for the class.
                                                                        This class dovetails well with the grappling and armored
WMA in SCA: Grappling at the Sword                                      longsword classes. This class has a limit of 6 unless participants
This class will showcase basic techniques for sword fighting at         bring their own poleaxe. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
grappling range. Participants may participate in slow, controlled       Instructor: Bill Frisbee Steven Hirsch.
drills. Max. 12 participants. Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 12,                     Fri, 12      1:00 PM Battlefield
Instructor: Josh Watson Steven Hirsch.
             Thu, 11       11:00 AM Battlefield                         WMA in SCA: Messer Fighting from the Glasgow
              Fri, 12      11:00 AM Battlefield
                                                                        Fechtbuch
                                                                        The 1508 Fechtbuch held in Glasgow's Scott Collection is a
WMA in SCA: Introduction to Lichtenauer                                 compendium of numerous treatises, including an illustrated edition
This class will showcase the basic elements of Lichtenauer's            of the Ringeck longsword commentaries. Less known is that one
system. Max. 12 participants. Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 12,      of its sundry contents is a small anonymous treatise on the
Instructor: Josh Watson Steven Hirsch.                                  messer. Comprising but eleven techniques, this small curriculum
               Sat, 6     3:00 PM Battlefield                           teaches simple defenses for every type of basic attack with this
            Wed, 10       4:00 PM Battlefield                           formidable, and quintessentially German, weapon. This class will
                                                                        expose the student to the set of techniques - essentially a tool for
                                                                        learning important messer basics in one day! Length: 1.5 hr.,
WMA in SCA: Italian Polearm                                             Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Christian Tobler.
In this class we will analyze the fundamental techniques of High-                     Tue, 9        5:00 PM Battlefield
Renaissance Italian polearm combat. These will include the main
guards, footwork, parries, thrusts, cuts--all described and taught      WMA in SCA: Physical Training for Swordplay:
with their accurate terminology and mechanics. Material for the
class will be strictly from period literature, and each technique or    Advanced
concept will be offered along with the precise reference to the         This is a class on strength and conditioning specifically for sword
Italian source-treatises. Attendees can use any polearm available       martial arts. It applies equally to SCA fencing, heavy list and
to them (halberd, spiedo, spear, half-pike or even a long staff).       WMA. Max. 12 participants. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Steven
The length of the weapon should be approximately one to two feet        Hirsch Josh Watson.
more than the height of the person using it. Length: 2 hr.,                          Thu, 11       10:00 AM Battlefield
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Tom Leoni.
                Fri, 5       4:00 PM Battlefield                        WMA in SCA: Physical Training for Swordplay:
                                                                        Basic
WMA in SCA: Master Peter Falkner's Dagger                               This is a class on strength and conditioning specifically for sword
Fighting                                                                martial arts. It applies equally to SCA fencing, heavy list and
Master Peter Falkner was a member and sometime Hauptmann                WMA. Max. 12 participants. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Steven
(Captain) of the famous Marxbrüder fencing guild. Falkner's c.          Hirsch Josh Watson.
1495 illustrated Fechtbuch is a valuable source for various fighting                     Fri, 5     9:00 AM Battlefield
forms, including the longsword, messer, staff, poleaxe, dueling
shield, and the sword and lance on horseback. One of the most
useful sections concerns the dagger and includes illustrations and
substantial text. This class will explore a sampling of Falkner's
dagger techniques. Participants should have a mask, gloves, and
if possible either a wooden or blunt steel dagger trainer, though a
handful of loaner weapons will be available. Length: 1.5 hr.,
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Christian Tobler.
             Thu, 11       12:00 PM Battlefield
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Historic Combat                                                         Historic Combat
WMA in SCA: Renaissance Spadone                                         WMA in SCA: You Lie! Judicial Duels in Medieval
Thanks to the work of Alfieri, Grassi, the writer of the Anonimo        Italy
Riccardiano, and living traditions of heavy sabre and great stick,      This lecture covers the basic legal points for how to start a judicial
we have a pretty good idea of the mechanics of the early modern         duel in Italy to your best advantage. Learn the ins and outs of how
two-handed sword. This class will teach these mechanics, which          to become the injured party and to choose weapons and terms to
allow one to move in an efficient and integrated fashion. This          help make the outcome what you want it to be. Materials Fee: 0,
material is equally applicable to longsword. Please bring a steel       Instructor: Tom Leoni.
longsword or spadone simulator, fencing mask, heavy gloves or                          Tue, 9      12:00 PM Battlefield
(non-bulky) gauntlets, (non-bulky) elbow and forearm protection,
fencing jacket, gorget, and some sort of additional padding such
as a heavy gambeson, padded undershirt, or coaching plastron.           History
Women should wear breast protectors and men athletic cups.
Students will be asked to complete an additional, non-SCA waiver        Archaeology of the Anglo-Saxons
indemnifying the instructor, a professional, non-SCA fencing            Discussion of recent archaeological investigations into Anglo-
coach. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ken                 Saxon settlements and burials. Class taught by archaeologists
Mondschein, PhD, Prevot d'Escrime.                                      who worked on excavations and with museum collections in Kent,
              Sat, 6       1:00 PM Battlefield                          England. Pottery, metal tools, textiles, bone tools, and diet are
                                                                        discussed. Specific sites include Buckland, Temple Hill, West
                                                                        Stowe, Chesterford, Fingersham, etc. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
WMA in SCA: Salvator Fabris' "Scienza d'Arme" -
                                                                        Fee: 2, Handouts for: 70, Instructor: Lord Michael of Safita
Principles of Sword & Dagger, Part 1                                    Neathery of Safita.
This class covers the basic principles of Salvator Fabris' fencing                   Thu, 4        3:00 PM AS 02
system, relating to the use of the Sword and Dagger together.                        Tue, 9        5:00 PM AS 02
Although a staple of the 16th-century Italian system, later
Masters, such as Fabris, considered the weapon combination to
be an advanced and often dangerous form of swordplay. Students          Feast Gear for your Viking Age Persona
will be guided through the basic postures and actions of the            A survey of feast gear options from among the archeological finds
system, along with an explanation of the underlying fencing theory      of the Old Norse World. The 50-page handout includes grave-find
and mechanics, to help in better understanding Fabris' concepts         photos of cups, plates, bowls, knives, spoons and some cooking
for this popular form of fencing. Although not required, a basic        gear. 15 handouts available for $5 each. Materials Fee: 0,
background and understanding of late period Italian fencing,            Handout Fee: 6, Instructor: THL Sunnifa Gunnarsdottir.
and/or Fabris' work, will enhance the student's experience with the                  Mon, 8        5:00 PM AS 02
class. Needed equipment: rapier, dagger, gloves, and mask.
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Warder Adrian Flechyr.
              Tue, 9        1:00 PM Battlefield
                                                                        Francis of Assisi: God's Jester
                                                                        A look at the life of Francis of Assisi. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                        THL Sophie Davenport.
WMA in SCA: Salvator Fabris' "Scienza d'Arme" -
                                                                                        Fri, 5     12:00 PM AS 02
Principles of Sword & Dagger, Part 2
This class covers the more advanced concepts of Salvator Fabris'
fencing system, relating to the use of the Sword and Dagger             Maxmillian in Innsbruck
together, and is a direct continuation of the Part 1 class. Although    Join a recent Austricea for a look around Innsbruck during the
not required, participation in Part 1 is strongly recommended, as       time of her most notable son-Hapsburg Emperor Maxmillian I.
there will only be a very brief review of the previous material.        Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Lady Nyfain merch
Students who have not taken Part 1 will be expected to have a           Coel.
solid background in both late period Italian fencing theory and the                  Tue, 9        9:00 AM AS 12
basic principles of Fabris' sword and dagger material. Equipment:
rapier, dagger, gloves, and mask. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: Warder Adrian Flechyr.
                                                                        Sisters in Arms: Women in Combat 1300-1500
            Wed, 10          1:00 PM Battlefield                        A study of the women who took up arms in the 14th and 15th
                                                                        centuries -- who they were, and why they fought. Materials Fee:
                                                                        0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Katerin
WMA in SCA: Tactics of Meyer's Dussack                                  ferch Gwenllian.
This a hands-on presentation of the tactical elements of Meyer's                      Sun, 7      5:00 PM AS 12
Dussack. As the dussack is a wooden weapon used for
competition, not deadly combat, the class is particularly well
suited to rattan combat. Max. 12 participants. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        The 6th-Century Plague
Instructor: Steven Hirsch Josh Watson.                                  The Black Death of the 6th century is not as well known as that of
              Mon, 8       5:00 PM Battlefield                          the 14th, but had equally as dramatic effects on Europe in the
               Fri, 12    12:00 PM Battlefield                          early Dark Ages. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Instructor:
                                                                        Hlafdige (Lady) Arastorm the Golden.
                                                                                     Wed, 3       10:00 AM AS 02
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History                                                                   History: Beliefs
The Great Plague of 1347                                                  Fun with Body Parts: Pilgrims and Relics
The plague of 1347 was a cause of great upheaval in Europe,               An irreverent overview of the cult of the saints and the pilgrimage
affecting the daily life of all strata of society and changing the        phenomenon. We will look at lots of pretty pictures of reliquaries
world. Learn how the plague changed everything and made the               (ooooh - shiny!) and pass around a real relic or two and some not
modern world we know today. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord            so real. Hey, fakes are Period. There will be many stories of
Tempus Peregrinator.                                                      miracles and miscreants, piety, politics and profit. Length: 2 hr.,
               Fri, 5          2:00 PM AS 11                              Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor:
              Fri, 12          2:00 PM AS 02                              Lady Svea the Short-sighted.
                                                                                     Wed, 10       10:00 AM AS 02
The OTHER 1066: The Norman Kingdom of Sicily
                                                                          Hammer of the Witches: Medieval Witch Hunts
You may think you know all about the Normans, but without
understanding their amazing success in the Mediterranean, you             and Witch Trials
have only a limited picture of this restive culture. Normans in Italy,    Examines various manifestations of the 14th-17thC European
Sicily, and the Holy Land built a lasting culture and a highly            witch-hunt mania, with special attention to the primary texts
successful kingdom, perhaps stronger at the time than the one             written and used by witch hunters; includes their tactics and types
they created by invaded England. Come and discuss the                     of witches they believed they fought. Length: 2 hr., Materials
"Normanitas" that imprinted itself on the southern cultures!              Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Morien MacBain.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baron Timothy Garagchan o'Leitrim.                         Fri, 5     10:00 AM AS 02
               Sat, 6     12:00 PM AS 02
                                                                          Intro to Divination, Part One (Western)
The Plague of 1603                                                        Throughout history, we have struggled to understand the world
In the year of 1603, the people of England were so devastated by          around us and predict future outcomes. Take a whirlwind tour
the death of Queen Elizabeth that they didn't notice an invasion -        through the major ancient western traditions of divination, from
the plague had returned. This class reviews the onset, effects,           sublime to ridiculous, from arts which gave way to modern
and cures of this particular outbreak of the Black Plague.                sciences, to arts science is now rediscovering. Materials Fee: 0,
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Jane Milford, OM.                      Instructor: Dr. Henry Best.
             Thu, 11      11:00 AM AS 02                                                Sun, 7        1:00 PM AS 10

The Radical Peter Abelard                                                 Magick in Anglo-Saxon England
Despite the illicit affair with his youthful student, Heloise, and the    The world of the Anglo-Saxons was peopled with elves, ghosts,
enmity of the powerful cleric, Bernard of Clairvaux, Peter Abelard        gods and saints, and they used charms, amulets, and other forms
had a revolutionary influence on both education and theology. A           of magick to negotiate their way through this haunted world. We'll
biography of one of the most controversial figures of the 12th            cover what they did (and debunk some of what they didn't do) with
century. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master             an eye toward enhancing SCA personae. Materials Fee: 0,
Victor of Shrewsbury.                                                     Materials for: 25, Instructor: Hlafdige (Lady) Arastorm the Golden.
             Wed, 3           11:00 AM AS 03                                           Wed, 3         4:00 PM AS 02
              Tue, 9          11:00 AM AS 12                                            Fri, 12      10:00 AM AS 02

Trance & Altered States of Consciousness in the                           Prayer Tools of Roman Catholics of the
Middle Ages & Renaissance                                                 Renaissance
Long before Mesmer and the modern origins of hypnosis, there              This will be an exploration through art, sculpture, illumination,
were examples of the power of suggestion, the use of a trance             artifacts and documents regarding the tools that would have been
state and references to altered states of consciousness in the            used by Roman Catholics to assist in their prayer life. Some
medieval and Renaissance periods. Materials Fee: 0, Handout               topics of discussion will be the prie-dieu, books of hours, prymers,
Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Margrett Norwoode.             prayer beads, and sacramentals. Youth and children welcome.
            Thu, 11        9:00 AM AS 12                                  Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Doña Sol la Cantor.
                                                                                         Fri, 5       9:00 AM AS 09

History: Beliefs                                                          Topics in Divination: Astrology
Advanced Divination: Intuition, Part One                                  Surely, if the gods speak to man from the heavens, a wise man
History and methods for fortune telling through subconscious              will listen. An examination of astrology, the queen of the divinatory
intuition. Scrying and other vision-seeking, plus physical                arts, from the view of both western and eastern traditions.
ideomotor systems such as pendulums and dowsing rods.                     Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Dr. Henry Best Kuji Kaoni Musashi.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Dr. Henry Best.                                           Wed, 10     12:00 PM AS 02
             Thu, 11      12:00 PM AS 01
                                                                          Topics in Divination: Casting Lots
Advanced Divination: Intuition, Part Two                                  Divination systems using sortilege, or interpretation of randomized
Laboratory exercises in the use of intuition to divine the thoughts       symbols, with focus on Norse runes and Tarot. Do these systems
and hidden intentions of others, by applying the esoteric Buddhist        merely jog your own intuition or do they permit the gods to speak?
principle of Kai. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Kuji Kaoni Musashi.       We'll let you decide. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Dr. Henry Best.
             Thu, 11       1:00 PM AS 01                                                Mon, 8     11:00 AM AS 11


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History: Beliefs                                                        History: Daily Life
Topics in Divination: Palm and Face Reading                             I Feel Pretty, and Period!
From the western system of palm reading to eastern face reading,        Skin care, hair care, and cosmetics are issues that have been
we will teach you divination using signs and portents on the            regarded as important in self-presentation for as long as we have
human body. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Kuji Kaoni Musashi Dr         written records, and yet they are things which are often
Henry Best.                                                             disregarded by Scadians as we approach our preparations for
              Tue, 9      11:00 AM AS 11                                events. Even for those whose garb is carefully researched, their
                                                                        beauty regimen doesn't change for events. This class will be a
                                                                        discussion/lecture on concepts of beauty in period, and how we as
History: Daily Life                                                     modern women who understand the health risks associated with
                                                                        lead and mercury can make more period decisions about our
Anglo-Saxon Small Items                                                 beauty regimen for SCA events. This will have a focus for
Small items in wood, leather, horn, bone, & pottery, embellished        women's beauty and will be drawing primarily on European
with paint, carving, and metalwork- things like buckets and combs,      sources between 1000 and 1600, though all are welcome.
boxes and purses, tableware and pots filled the lives of Anglo-         Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Muirenn ingen ui Muirchertaig.
Saxons. Many of these materials have disintegrated over time, but                     Tue, 9       4:00 PM AS 09
some remain to give us hints of the items with which they would
have surrounded themselves. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Instructor: Hlafdige (Lady) Arastorm the Golden.                        Khazar Life
              Thu, 4      10:00 AM AS 11                                This class is a deeper look into the Khazar life-style, clothing,
             Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 11                               foods, culture, government and society. Khazar 101 is not
                                                                        required. Changes this year will include clothing information for
                                                                        both male and female, more detail on foods and education.
Daily Living in Renaissance Spain                                       Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Baron Khadir bar
Learn about what daily life was like in Renaissance Spain, from         Yosef Ha-Kuzari.
cradle to casket; learn how people of both nobility and peasant                     Wed, 10        3:00 PM AS 11
classes went about their daily routine. Clothing, food, manners,
entertainment, and an overview of the history of Renaissance            Life of Women in Medieval Russia
Spain Optional CD of class notes available for $10. Length: 2 hr.,
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 10, Instructor: Duchess Malinda          The Chronicles tell all about what life was like for men, but what
Hohen van Kester.                                                       was life like for women? In this class we will discuss what a typical
              Sat, 6       4:00 PM AS 11                                day was like for a woman in medieval Russia as well as the
                                                                        impact of women in Russian society. We will touch on the impact
            Wed, 10       11:00 AM AS 11                                of women in government, stories, ceremonies, and various other
                                                                        parts of daily life. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts
Elbows Off the Table! Medieval Table Manners                            for: 20, Instructor: Boiarynia Katrusha the Skomorokh.
An overview of medieval feast etiquette, and how to serve at                           Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 11
table, along with divers instructions on courtesy, cleanliness, and
good comportment, plus how to apply these to SCA feasts. The            Life of Women Round Table Discussion
class concludes with a handwashing demonstration. Materials
Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Brighid ni Chiarain.                       I request sincerely all those who are looking for a persona and all
                                                                        those who feel they know a lot about their persona's time period to
             Wed, 3         3:00 PM AS 14                               come so we can compare and contrast what life was like for
               Fri, 5       2:00 PM AS 14                               women in various areas and time periods all over the world. We
                                                                        will follow some of the same topics I discuss in my previous class
Historical Techniques For Seducing Men                                  of women in medieval Russia. Please come and share your
                                                                        knowledge and love of your area and inspire others. Materials
A brief tutorial on historical seduction techniques and the people
                                                                        Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Boiarynia
who mastered them, with notes on practical modern application.
                                                                        Katrusha the Skomorokh.
Adults only. Women only. 50 handouts, $2 each; bring note-taking
materials. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2,                           Fri, 12      12:00 PM AS 11
Handouts for: 50, Instructor: Lord Kamnibh'uni.
                 Fri, 5      3:00 PM AS 02                              Middle-Class Life in an Elizabethan English Town
                                                                        Discussion of the life of an Elizabethan townsperson. (Can be
Historical Techniques For Seducing Women                                done in character if the students prefer.) Discusses clothing,
                                                                        culture, leisure activities, food, needlework, handcrafts, politics,
A brief tutorial on historical seduction techniques and the people
                                                                        religion and other relevant historical information. Materials Fee:
who mastered them, with notes on practical modern application.
                                                                        0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Margrett
Adults only. Men only. 50 handouts, $2 each; bring note-taking
                                                                        Norwoode.
materials. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2,
Handouts for: 50, Instructor: Lord Kamnibh'uni.                                        Fri, 12       11:00 AM AS 02
               Sun, 7        4:00 PM AS 02
                                                                        Perfume in History
                                                                        What's that smell? Covers history, technological development,
                                                                        and customs of perfume from ancient times to the more modern
                                                                        eras. Open discussion for finding your persona an appropriate
                                                                        perfume. Samples are provided, raffle at conclusion of the class.
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 20, Handouts for:
                                                                        20, Instructor: Heather Hall.

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History: Daily Life                                                       History: Geography
              Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 11                                 The Way of Saint James: The Pilgrim Road to
                                                                          Santiago
Sex in Period                                                             We will examine the legends, history, and lore of the Camino de
(Attendees must be at least 18 years old.) Not marriage, not birth:       Santiago, with special emphasis on the nature of medieval
sex. Covers all the juicy bits of Western history from Pompeii's          pilgrimage, sites of special historic, religious, and cultural
illicit frescos to Aretino's 16th-c. pornography. Length: 2 hr.,          importance along the route, and advice for planning and
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:           completing the pilgrimage today. Buen camino! Length: 2 hr.,
Lady Magdalena Sanguigni.                                                 Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Morien
                  Fri, 5      1:00 PM AS 02                               MacBain Martan MacAllister.
                Mon, 8        1:00 PM AS 02                                              Fri, 5       3:00 PM AS 11
              Wed, 10         1:00 PM AS 02
                                                                          History: Jewish Life
Shopping in the Italian Renaissance
                                                                          Chag Sameach: The Festivals of the Medieval
We will take a look at the details of shopping in the Italian
Renaissance. Starting with seeing shopping in paintings and what          Jewish Year
to look for, we will go through the various aspects of the                An overview of how the holidays of the Jewish calendar were
transaction, the measurements and money, business hours and               celebrated in medieval Europe. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
locations, how shops were laid out, and the identity of consumers,        2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Reb Eleazar ha-Levi.
as well as their shopping accessories. Materials Fee: 0,                               Wed, 3        1:00 PM AS 03
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Baron K. Braden von Sobernheim, OL,                       Thu, 11       12:00 PM AS 02
OP.
              Mon, 8         2:00 PM AS 10                                Jewish Onomastics
             Thu, 11         3:00 PM AS 12
                                                                          An overview of period Jewish naming practices, covering a
                                                                          number of eras and cultures. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2,
History: Geography                                                        Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Reb Eleazar ha-Levi.
                                                                                       Sat, 6       12:00 PM AS 03
A Walking Tour of Medieval Italy
                                                                                    Wed, 10         12:00 PM AS 03
A tour of late-12th-century Italy based on the journal of a man who
walked the length of the peninsula, supplemented with additional
information on the towns he mentioned. Materials Fee: 0,                  Passover Foods for a Medieval Seder
Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Reb Eleazar ha-Levi.        This class will cover the foods eaten at Passover seders in the
              Thu, 4       1:00 PM AS 02                                  Middle Ages when matzah was an inch thick and horseradish was
              Fri, 12     12:00 PM AS 02                                  only eaten as an ingredient in "charosis". We will be looking at the
                                                                          evolution of the rulings about various foods, recipes to make
                                                                          some of them, and how some of the practices changed. We'll also
Fontana Maggorie: The Medieval Fountain in the                            taste a selection of different types of charosis. Materials Fee: 0,
Heart of Perugia, Italy                                                   Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Lady Katherine de Staverton.
A look at the history, layout and representations displayed on the                      Mon, 8       11:00 AM AS 14
fountain's basins. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Sophie
Davenport.                                                                The Jewish Religious Calendar Circa 1200
             Wed, 3         3:00 PM AS 02                                 Lunar vs. Solar, 3 New Years, feast and fast days, Torah-
                                                                          mandated vs. Talmud-mandated plus calculating a 'leap month'.
Labyrinths                                                                Come learn how the Jewish religious calendar affected period life
Labyrinths show up in many cultures. But what are they really?            and learn how the holidays evolved from the biblical period
Mazes? The medieval substitute for a pilgrimage to Jerusalem?             through our period. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Miriam
An intricate pattern? All of the above? This class will try to unravel    Ester bat Issachar.
the mystery. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:                           Mon, 8      12:00 PM AS 13
Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey.
              Thu, 4       10:00 AM AS 02                                 History: Law
Orto Medievalo: The Medieval Garden in Perugia,                           Law and Life in 13th-Century Italy
Italy                                                                     Learn about the laws and customs that governed the lives of
                                                                          nobles and commoners in 13th-century Italy through a study of
A look at the history, layout and representations of the medieval
                                                                          the elaborate legal code adopted by Fredrick II, Holy Roman
garden in Perugia, Italy. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Sophie
                                                                          Emperor and King of Sicily in 1231. These 222 statutes
Davenport.
                                                                          completely define royal power, feudal rights and the ordinary laws
             Wed, 3         1:00 PM AS 02                                 affecting his subjects in Italy. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                          Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Daniel Warwick.
                                                                                        Tue, 9        10:00 AM AS 12




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History: Law                                                            History: Nautical
Laws in Medieval Western Europe                                         Sicilian Vespers: Naval War, Galleys, Empires
Each European tribe and culture had its own legal code, but there       The Wars of the Sicilian Vespers aren't a big part of Western
were broad commonalities as well - just as today's European             culture - but if you fancy combined arms campaigns, galley
nations have laws that are different, but broadly similar. This class   slaves, fleet battles, and the crushing of empires, understanding
looks at the typicals - the legal themes and institutions that tended   what went on in the Mediterranean at this time is crucial to your
to be common in the west. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Dani of         understanding of medieval history. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
the Seven Wells.                                                        Baron Timothy Garagchan o'Leitrim.
              Sun, 7       11:00 AM AS 01                                               Sat, 6       3:00 PM AS 02

Life and Law in Early Medieval Europe                                   The Caravel: Space Shuttle of the Middle Ages
In the fifth century A.D. German tribes - Franks, Visigoths,            This is a class on how a little sail, which was an old idea, made
Burgundians, Lombards and Vandals - occupied the Western                big - and changed the whole world. We'll look at how the need for
Roman Empire, and their kings adopted legal codes to govern             change would improve navigation and technology and make the
relations between German conquerors and their Roman hosts,              world a smaller place. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Tempus
plus preventing or limiting blood feuds by all persons. These early     Peregrinator.
Germanic legal codes provide valuable insights into relations                        Thu, 11        2:00 PM AS 02
between Romans and Germans in the 5th and 6th centuries as
well as the ordinary lives of all persons in such areas as marriage,
divorce, inheritance, slavery, crimes and property rights.              History: Science & Technology
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 30, Handouts for:
30, Instructor: Daniel Warwick.                                         Ambrose Pare: A Surgeon Ahead of His Time
               Fri, 12     10:00 AM AS 12                               Ambrose Pare was a military doctor who was repulsed by
                                                                        accepted medical practices of the time and worked to amend
                                                                        them. This is an overview of his contributions to the field of
History: Nautical                                                       medicine. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Jane Milford, OM.
Mythbusting Period Piracy                                                            Sun, 7       1:00 PM AS 01
                                                                                     Fri, 12      1:00 PM AS 02
The differences between period and aperiod piratic portrayals will
be outlined. Common myths and mistakes about piracy in the
SCA period will be highlighted. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Elias     An Overview of European 16th-Century Medicine
Gedney.                                                                 A brief overview of medical practices and theories of the 16th
            Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 11                                century throughout Europe. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
                                                                        Jane Milford, OM.
On Leviathans & Fishes Royale: A Period History                                       Sun, 7     12:00 PM AS 01
of Marine Mammals                                                                     Fri, 12    12:00 PM AS 12
A history of how marine mammals were viewed and utilized during
the Dark Ages, Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It includes an          Medicine, Physick, and Surgery
account of historical whaling and marine mammal folklore (such          An overview of the three "official" branches of healthcare
as mermaids and sea unicorns). Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:           (Physicians, Surgeons, Apothecaries), with a look at other trades
0, Handouts for: 50, Instructor: Edward of Porlock.                     such as midwife, herbalist, etc. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
              Mon, 8       4:00 PM AS 10                                Instructor: Lord Erich von Kleinfeld.
            Wed, 10        4:00 PM AS 02                                             Thu, 11       9:00 AM AS 02

Piracy in the SCA Era                                                   Medieval Warfare: The Imperfect Reality and the
AArrghh, land lovers. Piracy has existed since man has had              Perfect Ideal
boats. Piracy, theft on the high seas, has been apart of the ages.      "Medieval Warfare: The Imperfect Reality and the Perfect Ideal is
We have romanticized this brutal way of life which has included         a very brief survey of medieval warfare in Western Europe from
some famous figures: Sir Francis Drake, Queen Elizabeth, Julius         600 to 1500CE. It looks at the gritty reality of a style of warfare
Caesar and the Knights Templar. Come learn how they played an           focused on raids and sieges, and argues that the ideals of chivalry
important part in the history of piracy before the Golden Age.          and the tourney were, among other things, a response to these
Bring your dirk and your sea legs; the ship sets sail. Materials        ugly realities. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Edward fitzRanulf.
Fee: 0, Instructor: Dyryk Hastings.                                                    Thu, 4     12:00 PM AS 02
              Sun, 7       11:00 AM AS 11
            Wed, 10         3:00 PM AS 02                               Multiplying Like Rabbits: The Many Problems of
                                                                        Fibonacci's Liber Abaci
Ships in the SCA Period: A Chronological                                Fibonacci is most well-known today for the Fibonacci sequence,
Overview                                                                which arose as the solution to a problem on rabbit breeding in his
A comprehensive overview of the development of ships in western         book Liber Abaci. The rabbit problem is one of hundreds of
Europe between 600 and 1600. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,           problems Fibonacci used to illustrate the power of Hindu-Arabic
Instructor: Elias Gedney.                                               numerals. In this class we will discuss the rabbit problem and the
               Tue, 9     9:00 AM AS 02                                 other example problems in this book. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts
                                                                        for: 40, Instructor: Lady Rosina von Schaffhausen.
                                                                                       Sat, 6       4:00 PM AS 02
                                                                                       Fri, 12     12:00 PM AS 01
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Classes By Subject
History: Science & Technology                                          Jewelry
                                                                       Basic Jewelry-Making
Not Just For Squares: Fibonacci's Liber                                Basics on design or recreation of jewelry including closures,
Quadratorum                                                            spacing, double/triple strands, achieving scalloping, adding extra
Fibonacci's book Liber Quadratorum, or Book of Squares,                adornments, fixing a broken item. Making a floating bead
contains the foremost work on number theory between                    necklace. Dropping a knot where you want it. Length: 2 hr.,
Diophantus and Fermat. Written in response to a problem posed          Materials Fee: 5, Instructor: Lady Angharad verch Glyndwr O
to Fibonacci when he was introduced to the court of Frederick II,      Llangollen Elizabetta verch Glyndwr O Llangollen.
this book contains not only the solution to the problem, but a                    Wed, 10        10:00 AM AS 09
general solution to the family of related problems. Fibonacci goes
on to solve a number of Diophantine equations with proofs in the
style of Euclid's Elements. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 40,
                                                                       Pewter Casting and Intaglio Carving Day
Instructor: Lady Rosina von Schaffhausen.                              Pewter is one of the easiest metals to cast with. Thus, it became
               Sat, 6      4:00 PM AS 02                               common for household items as well as pilgrim souvenirs. Learn
                                                                       and try the process for making these useful and decorative items.
             Thu, 11      11:00 AM AS 03
                                                                       Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                       Artisans' Row.
Seasons and Cycles of Medieval Life: The                                             Sat, 6      9:00 AM AS 04
Rhythm Method
"Seasons and Cycles of Medieval Life: The Rhythm Method," is a
brief class that looks at the various cycles that governed medieval
                                                                       Juggling
life: the seasons, the agricultural year, the Church calendar,         Beginning Juggling
months and weeks, feasts and fasts, and day and night.
                                                                       Learn to do the 3-ball cascade. This class is for total beginners
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Edward fitzRanulf Countess
                                                                       wishing to learn. Bean bags provided. Class fee only if you wish
Isabella of Greycliffs.
                                                                       to keep them. Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
              Thu, 4        11:00 AM AS 02                             John of Southkeep.
                                                                                    Mon, 8        1:00 PM Amphitheater
The Humoral Doctrine                                                                 Tue, 9       1:00 PM Amphitheater
This class will explain the concept of the humoral doctrine in use
in medical practice in the medieval and Renaissance period and         Intermediate Juggling
show its application in both medical and daily life situations.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:        What to do after you've learned the 3-ball cascade. This class is
Master Michael Graham.                                                 intended for those who already know the basics in juggling,
                                                                       however all are welcome to attend. Topics include advanced
             Sun, 7         1:00 PM AS 02
                                                                       tricks, styles, and equipment. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                       Instructor: Lord John of Southkeep.
The Medieval Kalendar                                                               Wed, 10       1:00 PM Amphitheater
Medieval calendars usually give the date in the Roman calendar
system, the day of the week in the column of Dominical letters,        Introduction to Contact Juggling
and the phase of the moon in the list of Golden Numbers. Learn
how to interpret those strange columns of letters and numbers          This is an intro class for those wishing to learn contact juggling. If
from a hand-out of a medieval calendar. Examples of calendar           possible, please bring a 3" ball (lacrosse balls are the best). Some
pages from the entire medieval period will be shown. Materials         balls will be available at the class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Dagrún Stjörnufróða.          Fee: 0, Instructor: Iain Douglas.
             Tue, 9        4:00 PM AS 03                                              Tue, 9        4:00 PM Amphitheater
                                                                                     Thu, 11        4:00 PM Amphitheater
The Renaissance Barber Surgeon
This class will discuss, through the use of reproduction tools and
                                                                       Juggling as a Performance
facsimile texts, the practices and knowledge of a 16th-century         This class is a discussion on how to transform yourself from
Barber-Surgeon. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:          someone who can juggle, into a juggler. Learn about
2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Master Michael Graham.                performance techniques, technical skills, venues, audiences and
              Sun, 7       10:00 AM AS 02                              more. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord John of
                                                                       Southkeep.
                                                                                    Thu, 11       1:00 PM Amphitheater
Jewelry
Basic Jewelry Making                                                   Languages
Basics on design or recreation of jewelry including closures,
spacing, double/triple strands, achieving scalloping, adding extra
                                                                       Anglo-Saxon-Frisian Runes
adornments, fixing a broken item. Making a floating bead               A/S-F runes grew out of the Elder Futhark, and it is recommended
necklace. Also, dropping a knot where you want it. Length: 2 hr.,      that you take the EF class before coming to this one. Here, we will
Materials Fee: 5, Instructor: Lady Angharad verch Glyndwr O            not only explore the origins of the runes, but also variations, St.
Llangollen Elizabetta verch Glyndwr O Llangollen.                      Boniface's Letters, the Isruna and other codes, and Pagan as well
              Sat, 6      10:00 AM AS 09                               as Christian rune use. The manuscript tradition will also be
                                                                       presented. Not New Age. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                       Instructor: Mistress Arwen Evaine ferch Rhys ap Gwynedd.
                                                                                      Sat, 6     12:00 PM AS 12
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Languages                                                               Leatherwork
                                                                        Got Brains? Make Buckskin!
Conversational Russian                                                  Traditional buckskin has been around since the dawn of
This is a basic conversational Russian class. The class covers the      technology and has been made by many cultures all over the
alphabet and pronunciation. Then we will cover common phrases           world. In fact, it is still in use today. Unfortunately, it is virtually
useful in every day life. The second half of the class focuses on       unheard of (and certainly unseen) among Pennsic-goers and their
SCA-related phrases and expressions. Materials Fee: 0,                  outfits. Come learn more about this natural, traditional leather, its
Instructor: Lady Lada Monguligin.                                       making, uses, and a little bit of history. Materials Fee: 0,
             Thu, 11        4:00 PM AS 12                               Instructor: Kfir.
                                                                                         Fri, 5         12:00 PM AS 15
Cryptology in the Middle Ages
After a brief intro to cryptography, an analysis will be conducted of   How to Build a Leather Quiver
period ciphers. This will include well known examples, such as the      A step-by-step walk through and discussion of building a leather
Lingua Ignotae, cipher of Mary Queen of Scots, and the Voynich          archery quiver. Begins with a pattern to assembly of leather parts,
Manuscript. It will also include lesser known examples such as the      with possible substitutions during construction. Materials Fee: 0,
Bamberg Cryptogram, Porta's digraph, and Alberti's cipher disc.         Instructor: THL Harailt of Dinsmoor.
Historical background will be given for each of the ciphers as well                   Thu, 4       12:00 PM AS 09
as an explanation of how they worked. The class will conclude                         Tue, 9       12:00 PM AS 09
with re-created examples and puzzles. Materials Fee: 0,
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Efendi Suleiman ibn Da'ud ibn Sahl al-
Qalqashandi.                                                            Leather Corners for Wood Covers
               Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 03                              Students will learn how to make four of the most common corners
                                                                        with leather for wood covers. We will make small sample corners
Elder Futhark Runes                                                     for each style. All tools will be loaned by instructor. Fee includes
                                                                        leather, wood pieces, linen thread, and a handout. Length: 2 hr.,
From the posited origin(s) into the late Vendel period, Elder           Materials Fee: 10, Materials for: 6, Handouts for: 6, Instructor:
Futhark runes were used on the Continent and in some parts of           Mistress Katarina Helene von Schoenborn.
Scandinavia for mercantile as well as magical purposes. Graffiti,                     Mon, 8          4:00 PM AS 13
memorial inscriptions, etc., will be explored. Not New Age. Length:
2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Arwen Evaine ferch
Rhys ap Gwynedd.                                                        Leather Joinery
              Fri, 5      12:00 PM AS 12                                Leather can be joined many ways. Explore historical and modern
                                                                        methods. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Seamus
Middle English Pronunciation                                            ua'Murchada.
                                                                                     Thu, 4     11:00 AM AS 09
Learn the basics of Middle English pronunciation. I will discuss
syntax and construction as well. There will be a little time to
practice together. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:      Leatherworking Day
Lady Ysemay Sterlyng.                                                   Come learn and try leatherwork. How is it done? What tools do
             Tue, 9       3:00 PM AS 12                                 you use? How do you decorate it? What items can be made?
                                                                        Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Younger Futhark Runes                                                   Artisans' Row.
                                                                                      Thu, 4      9:00 AM AS 04
There were several forms of YF runes, starting with the Swedish-
                                                                                      Thu, 4      9:00 AM AS 05
Danish Common, dotted, short-twig, etc. We will look at regional
usage, Pagan versus Christian inscriptions, magic, memorials,                      Wed, 10        9:00 AM AS 04
bad puns, codes & cyphers, and more. Learn to write like a
Viking! We will be looking at from ca. the 8th century through into     Making a 16th-Century Stick Purse
the Middle Ages. Not New Age. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        Explore the background and construction of the stick purse, an
Instructor: Mistress Arwen Evaine ferch Rhys ap Gwynedd.
                                                                        unusual purse used by Dutch and German moneylenders and
             Mon, 8       12:00 PM AS 12                                merchants during the 16th and 17th centuries. Directions for one
                                                                        method of construction (based on the instructor's attempts) are
                                                                        provided, along with theories about other possible methods. If
Leatherwork                                                             you've made your own stick purse, please come and share your
Drawstring Pouch for Kids                                               method with the class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1,
                                                                        Instructor: Mistress Elizabeth Vynehorn.
10-15 year olds (12 and under must bring along their adult) make
a leather drawstring pouch. Make it and take it home! Materials                        Fri, 5     10:00 AM AS 08
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Instructor: Seamus
ua'Murchada.
             Fri, 12     10:00 AM AS 09
                                                                        Leisure & Exercise
                                                                        Hand and Foot Massage for Lovers and Others
                                                                        Be the most popular gentle in your camp! Learn simple and
                                                                        effective massage techniques for relaxing your beloved or friends.
                                                                        Wear comfortable clothing and easy-to-remove footwear. Bring a
                                                                        towel or a mat as we will be working on the ground. Length: 2
                                                                        hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Crimson Kate McPhee.
                                                                                     Sun, 7       12:00 PM Battlefield
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Leisure & Exercise                                                       Martial Arts
                                                                         Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 3
Yoga, for Dancers, Fighters or Well, Anyone,                             Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a
Really                                                                   martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with
Whether you want to be ready for that next dance class or next           acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come
battle, or even just merchant row, come relax, stretch out and           join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of
rehabilitate from all that time on your feet! This class is open to      Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,
beginners and advanced alike. Please wear clothing that allows           confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers
for both flexibility and modesty. Fighters are welcome to bring          welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
their armor and leave it outside of the tent during class. Children      Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.
are welcome as long as they are not disruptive. Please bring a                        Wed, 10        2:00 PM Middle Eastern
towel or mat to class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness
Nadezda ze Zastrizl.
                                                                         Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 4
               Sun, 7         8:30 AM Middle Eastern
                                                                         Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a
               Mon, 8         8:30 AM Middle Eastern
                                                                         martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with
               Tue, 9         8:30 AM Middle Eastern                     acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come
            Wed, 10           8:30 AM Middle Eastern                     join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of
             Thu, 11          8:30 AM Middle Eastern                     Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,
               Fri, 12        8:30 AM Middle Eastern                     confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers
                                                                         welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                                                         Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.
Martial Arts                                                                           Thu, 11       2:00 PM Middle Eastern
Basic Melee Concepts
Starts by assuming you know how to hold a sword and proceeds             Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 5
as far as possible in 1hr. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,             Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a
Instructor: John The Pell.                                               martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with
              Sat, 6      10:00 AM AS 10                                 acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come
                                                                         join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of
                                                                         Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,
Basic Quarterstaff                                                       confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers
This class will focus on basic techniques with the quarterstaff to       welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
include movement, attack, and defense. Additionally, presentation        Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.
moves will be covered for although their practical use is limited,                      Fri, 12      9:30 AM Middle Eastern
they are both a joy to execute and a joy to behold while building
upper body strength, improving range of motion in the wrists,
elbows, and shoulders, and giving an sustainable, at any age,            Combat Archery Basic Training
cardio workout. No striking other people is involved or allowed in       Examines Society and kingdom-specific rules on the use of
this class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Finnian Mac Ailein.            combat archery. Emphasis on knowledge needed for
             Mon, 8        4:00 PM Battlefield                           authorization. Also covers training methods, plus selection,
                                                                         construction, and inspection of bows, ammunition, and other
                                                                         equipment. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 1                                 Morien MacBain.
Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a                         Fri, 5      1:00 PM AS 10
martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with
acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come
join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of     Evolution of Firearms 1320-1600
Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,         History and development of blackpowder arms, from 1320-1600.
confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers                  This is a NON-shooting, lecture / discussion class covering period
welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout             firearm technology. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.                                            Lord Erich von Kleinfeld.
              Mon, 8        3:30 PM Middle Eastern                                   Thu, 11       5:00 PM AS 02

Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 2                                 How to Braid an Amentum (Throwing Cord)
Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a          Learn how to braid a throwing cord for use with a javelin that
martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with      increases distance, power and accuracy to your throwing.
acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come             Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 20, Handouts for:
join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of     20, Instructor: Dela Ardanach.
Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,                      Mon, 8       4:00 PM AS 09
confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers
welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.
                                                                         How to Taper and Balance a Javelin
               Tue, 9       2:00 PM Middle Eastern                       Demonstration on how to taper and balance a javelin so that your
                                                                         throwing and accuracy improves immediately. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                         Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 20, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
                                                                         Dela Ardanach.
                                                                                     Sun, 7        4:00 PM AS 09

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Martial Arts                                                             Medieval World
                                                                         Bathing and Hygiene in SCA Period
Intermediate Quarterstaff                                                An overview of bathing and washing facilities and practices in our
This class will review basic techniques with the quarterstaff to         period of study, along with cesspits, gongfermors, closestools and
include movement, attack, and defense and move to intermediate           similar arrangements. Includes Handwashing, hair care, and
techniques including combinations, throws, and more complicated          personal scents. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts
manipulation of the quarterstaff. Additionally, presentation moves       for: 25, Instructor: Jadwiga Zajaczkowa.
will be covered for although their practical use is limited, they are                  Thu, 11       5:00 PM AS 01
both a joy to execute and a joy to behold while building upper
body strength, improving range of motion in the wrists, elbows,
and shoulders, and giving a sustainable, at any age, cardio              Madness and Miracles
workout.                                                                 Throughout the ages and throughout the world people that today
No striking other people is involved or allowed in this class.           are labeled 'mentally ill' have been seen as blessed or cursed,
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Finnian Mac Ailein.                        possessing special gifts or possessed by the evil. Some of the
             Thu, 11        4:00 PM Battlefield                          views towards them and some of the treatments used on them
                                                                         from around the world will be explored and compared with modern
                                                                         views and treatments. The views of the Egyptians, the Greeks,
Making Clothing for Heavy-Weapons Fighting                               Hippocrates and Socrates, Galen, the Romans, the European
Do want to stop wearing UnderArmor, but really need some                 monastic movements, the Inquisition and the Renaissance are
ideas? Are you looking for something to wear under your kit other        some of the themes that will be presented. Have you ever wanted
than jeans and a t-shirt? This will be a course in making clothing       to know about herbal treatments or trepanning? Time permitting,
for heavy weapons fighting, either to wear under your armor or           we may explore some of the ancient treatments (we probably wont
over. We will discuss construction, durability issues, and adapting      try trepanation though). Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Bjorn
existing patterns. Grim will share his patterns, which are good for      Einarsson Dagonell Collingwood of the Emerald Lake and The
a 9th-11th-century Norse fighter, but we will discuss applying           Lady Constantinia.
them to other personas too. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 10,                        Sun, 7         9:00 AM AS 02
Instructor: Master Grim the Skald.                                                     Fri, 12        9:00 AM AS 02
             Thu, 11        3:00 PM AS 10
                                                                         Viking Civil Engineering
Melee Concepts
                                                                         A survey lecture of large-scale archaeological features in the
Emphasis on larger Pennsic-type battles. Among topics: Tactics           Viking Age landscape of Scandinavian-controlled areas. Included
planning, organizations and special considerations for various           for discussion are evidence for metrology, and construction of
types of battles. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:          defensive barriers, canals, bridges, and fortifications. Materials
John The Pell.                                                           Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Ragnveig Snorradottir.
               Sat, 6    11:00 AM AS 10                                               Sun, 7       12:00 PM AS 02

Period Blackpowder Arms: Safety and Handling
                                                                         Meetings
Overview of general black-powder safety, including safe handling,
loading, and firing (blanks only) of black-powder arms of the SCA        Annual Guild of St Barbara Meeting
period, 1320-1600. Those who have arms are encouraged to bring           The primary aim of the Guild is education. The primary concern of
them. Powder supplied by instructor. Length: 2 hr., Materials            the Guild is safety. We are open to all information concerning
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Erich von Kleinfeld Guild of St Barbara.        gunnery from its inception in the early 14th century to the end of
              Thu, 4        1:00 PM Private Camp                         the Society's period in 1600. Cannons, hand gonnes, muskets,
                                                                         and pistols are all welcomed within the Guild provided they are of
Samurai Armor SCA Combat                                                 a pre-1600 ignition system. This means linstock, matchlock,
                                                                         wheel lock, and snaphaunce. Flintlocks and caplocks are not
How to construct a full Samurai armor for less than $100 that will       acceptable. We follow period drills from original manuals, but we
fit, look right, and last for a decade. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:    make appropriate adjustments for modern safety. Materials Fee:
0, Instructor: Sir Ogami Akira.                                          0, Instructor: Master Roderic Hawkyns Master Joseph of the Red
                Sun, 7         5:00 PM AS 03                             Griffon, Master Michael Graham, Lord Erich von Kleinfeld.
                                                                                        Sat, 6      1:00 PM AS 10
The Fire Across the River: Combat Archery
Tactics from The Senryaku                                                Ball-Jointed Dolls Meeting for Adults and Teens
Examines effective battlefield strategies for combat archers drawn       BJD (Ball Jointed Doll) Fanciers Unite! BJDs are resin dolls not
from the 36 stratagems of The Senryaku. Special attention will be        appropriate for children because they are very expensive and not
paid to target selection and working as part of a combined-arms          for playing with. Meeting is geared to adults interested in owning,
team. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Morien          caring for, fixing, dressing, re-making these exquisite dolls. We
MacBain.                                                                 will have a photo shoot area. Come even if you didn't bring your
                Fri, 5     2:00 PM AS 10                                 doll(s). Children should attend the meeting geared to them later
                                                                         on in the week. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Mistress Sunara al Badawiyya THL Georgia the
Medieval World                                                           Pragmatic.
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Meetings                                                                 Meetings
East Kingdom A&S Officers' Meeting                                                    Sun, 7       6:00 PM AS 10
This is a meeting for the Arts & Sciences officers of the East
Kingdom, and those interested in becoming one (some day).                Known World Players Annual Meeting
Come and meet your colleagues and the East Kingdom Minister              The annual meeting of the Known World Players theater company
of Arts & Sciences. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Brunissende            will cover discussion of future play selection, confirmation of the
Dragonette.                                                              company's by laws and officers and fund raising needs. Both
             Mon, 8        1:00 PM AS 10                                 company members and those interested in joining the company
                                                                         are encouraged to attend. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Master Lorcan Dracontius.
East Kingdom Apothecaries & Herbalists Guild
                                                                                     Wed, 10         7:00 PM AS 10
Social/Meeting
A meeting of the Herbalists & Apothecaries Guild of the East
Kingdom. All are welcome. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2,              KW A&S Artisans Reception
Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Jadwiga Zajaczkowa.                        Meet and exchange ideas with artisans from across the Known
             Sun, 7       11:00 AM AS 10                                 World Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Fiachra Bonesetter Chrestienne de Waterdene.
East Kingdom Chatelaine Meeting                                                        Sun, 7      8:30 PM Aethelmearc Royal

Roundtable meeting for the Chatelaines of the East Kingdom.
Seneschals are encouraged to attend. The usual bribe of                  Mentor Chirurgeon Meeting
refreshments will available. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady          This is a meeting of the Mentor Chirurgeons to discuss needs
Alison Wodehalle.                                                        within the Chirurgeonate. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
            Mon, 8        10:00 AM AS 10                                 Instructor: Svanhildr Karlsdottir.
                                                                                     Wed, 10        3:00 PM AS 10
EK Knitting Guild Meeting
Welcome all knitters to the Guild of St. Severus, the knitting guild     Middle Kingdom Chatelains' Meeting
based in the East Kingdom! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,             Meeting for all local and regional chatelains of the Middle
Instructor: Lady Susanna Lockheart.                                      Kingdom. Will problems solve, share ideas and discuss SCA
              Tue, 9       5:00 PM AS 07                                 policies concerning the office. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL
                                                                         Hillary of Langeforde.
Glass Track: Glassworkers' and Bead Folks' Meet                                      Wed, 10         5:00 PM AS 10
and Greet
Come meet and greet other beadmakers, glass workers, and
                                                                         Middle Kingdom Exchequer Meeting
people who do stuff with beads. Swap beads, exchange ideas and           We will go over the Exchequer 101 class handout and how to fill
discuss ways to promote our artform. Length: 2 hr., Materials            out the new forms. Questions are welcome. This is a great way to
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Keeley the Tinker.                              meet other exchequers and talk over problems or ideas to help
              Mon, 8       7:00 PM AS 10                                 the rest of us. Feedback from the trenches is a good way to
                                                                         improve our office. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
                                                                         0, Instructor: THL Elayne Gwenhlian de Belleme'.
Interkingdom Brewers' Guild                                                            Wed, 3       1:00 PM AS 10
An opportunity for brewers and vintners to have their beverages                      Wed, 10        1:00 PM AS 15
evaluated by experts from across the Known World. Up to two
entries per category (wine/mead, beer, cordials/others) per
participant. IKBG masters as asked to help judge. Entrants are           Middle Kingdom New Groups' Seminar
responsible for the temperature/condition of their beverage(s) as it     A discussion with the Midrealm Minister of New Groups on taking
may be some time before a particular beverage is judged.                 a new group from incipient to full status in the Middle Kingdom.
Documentation is encouraged. Adults only. Length: 5 hr.,                 Anyone in the process of working with an incipient group is
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Zuriel Nightshade Master               welcome. How to, what to do, what not to do and what is expected
Terafan Greydragon, Sir Trelogin Tavistok.                               will be discussed. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Gareth
              Sun, 7       2:00 PM AS 14                                 Ostwestly THL Hillary of Langeforde.
                                                                                      Thu, 11      4:00 PM AS 10
Known World Chirurgeon Meet & Greet
This is an opportunity to meet the Society Chirurgeon and other          SCA Subsidiaries
chirurgeons from the Known World. Chirurgeons will have a                The SCA is forming subsidiary corporations in response to
chance to ask questions about the chirurgeonate. Length: 2 hr.,          changing requirements in the United States at the state level. This
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: HL Aingeal Mac an          class covers the need for and processes to follow for forming
Ghabhanb.                                                                subsidiaries. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Sean o'Shaughnessy.
             Mon, 8        5:00 PM AS 10                                              Mon, 8       3:00 PM AS 10
                                                                                      Fri, 12     12:00 PM AS 10
Known World Librarian Social
A gathering of all those interested in libraries, librarians, and
books who happen to be in the SCA. All welcome. (Bring a
favorite resource to share...) Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Jadwiga Zajaczkowa.

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Meetings                                                                Metalwork & Blacksmithing
Tablet Weavers Tea                                                      Medieval Jewelry: A Slideshow
Come show off your tablet weaving and see what others are               Slideshow of medieval jewelry. Pictures from my collection,
doing. Discuss tablet weaving. Schmooze. Light refreshments will        museum exhibits, and museum study collections. Materials Fee:
be provided. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Dominus       0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Mark der Gaukler.
Herveus d'Ormonde.                                                                   Tue, 9       8:00 PM AS 09
            Thu, 11        3:00 PM Merchant Booth
                                                                        Metalworking Day
Metalwork & Blacksmithing                                               Come learn and try metal work. How is it done? What tools do you
                                                                        use? How do you decorate it? What items can be made? Length:
Basic Coining                                                           8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans'
Basic coinmaking, from die preparation, blank production, making        Row.
punches, and using them to strike coins. Length: 4 hr., Materials                    Tue, 9       9:00 AM AS 06
Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 5, Handouts for: 10,
Instructor: Viscount Chandra Panthi.
                                                                        Repousse and Chasing
              Mon, 8      9:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                        Hands-on class in Repousse and Chasing. Length: 1.5 hr.,
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord T W.
Basic Silversmithing
                                                                                    Wed, 3        10:30 AM Merchant Booth
Construction of sterling silver ring or pendant with semi-precious                  Wed, 3         2:30 PM Merchant Booth
stone using silver soldering and basic forming techniques.
                                                                                     Sun, 7       10:30 AM Merchant Booth
Material and equipment provided. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee:
40, Materials for: 12, Instructor: Lord Xenon the Nebulous.                          Sun, 7        2:30 PM Merchant Booth
             Fri, 12       12:00 PM AS 13
                                                                        Smithcraft Folklore & Folk Medicine in
Chain Maille                                                            Scandinavia
Students will learn how to make a basic chain jewelery weave            The smith was not only a metal-pounder, but was also considered
(Boxmail) with a hands on approach, and leave with a segment of         to be in direct touch with chthonic as well as certain astral magics
their own making. Handouts will be included, containing                 and Powers, Earth-iron and Thor's lightning. We will explore the
instructions and a list of places to look for more rings, weaves and    role of the Scandinavian smith as ritualist, mage, healer, and
information. Materials Fee: 3, Handouts for: 15, Instructor:            more, as well as going into the lore of dwarves, the under-earth
Cameron MacTavish.                                                      smiths who created magical items including Thor's hammer. Even
                                                                        the smith's tools and the forge fire, as well as the metals and
              Sun, 7         1:00 PM AS 01                              water involved were far more than they seemed to the outsider.
              Tue, 9        12:00 PM AS 09                              Much of this information has not been published in the English
                                                                        language. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress
Enameling through Period                                                Arwen Evaine ferch Rhys ap Gwynedd.
We will look at examples of enameling throughout every SCA                            Tue, 9        2:00 PM AS 02
period. The handout will include more information about
enameling; a discussion of how to get started will follow the
history discussion. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
                                                                        Middle Eastern Cultures
3, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Doña Mariana Francisco.                Archaeology - Medieval Middle East
            Wed, 10        4:00 PM AS 09                                Discussion of recent archaeological investigations into Arab and
                                                                        Crusader sites in the Middle East. Class taught by archaeologists
Engraving                                                               who worked on excavations in Egypt, Jordan, and Syria. Pottery,
                                                                        metal tools, textiles, bone tools, and diet will be discussed.
Hands-on engraving class. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 70, Instructor:
Instructor: Lord T W.
                                                                        Lord Michael of Safita Neathery of Safita.
             Wed, 3     9:00 AM Merchant Booth
                                                                                      Thu, 4        5:00 PM AS 02
             Wed, 3     1:00 PM Merchant Booth
                                                                                      Tue, 9        4:00 PM AS 02
              Sun, 7    9:00 AM Merchant Booth
              Sun, 7    1:00 PM Merchant Booth
                                                                        Basic Introduction to Islamic Heraldry
                                                                        Introduction to the concepts, themes, and sources for Islamic
Forging a Ladle
                                                                        Heraldry. Sheik Omar Mohammud Mirzazadeh is currently the
This will be a demo of techniques for forging a period-style ladle.     White Stag Principal Herald of the Outlands. Materials Fee: 0,
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Solvarr Hamarrson          Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Sheik Omar
Drogo Rabenwald.                                                        Mohammud Mirzazadeh.
              Sun, 7      10:00 AM Merchant Booth                                     Tue, 9     12:00 PM AS 03

Forging a Slotted Spit
This will be a demo of techniques for forging a slotted spit for
roasting meat. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Solvarr
Hamarrson Drogo Rabenwald.
              Tue, 9      10:00 AM Merchant Booth

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Middle Eastern Cultures                                                 Middle Eastern Cultures
Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 1                                             Tue, 9        3:00 PM AS 09
Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a
martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with     Henna 102 - Mixing, Application, and Design
acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come            A hands-on introduction to mixing and applying henna paste as
join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of    well as information on building a henna design. Participants will
Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,        mix and cone their own paste as well as receive a pre-filled henna
confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers                 cone. If time permits, we will discuss period application
welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout            techniques. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Materials for: 10,
Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.                                           Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Lady Anabel de Berchelai.
              Mon, 8        3:30 PM Middle Eastern                                     Fri, 5     11:00 AM AS 09

Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 2                                Henna 201 - Henna in 16th-Century Safavid Persia
Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a         A look into the uses of henna in the Safavid period. We will
martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with     examine paintings and poetry of the period as well as try out some
acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come            possible period application techniques. Materials Fee: 0,
join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of    Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Lady Anabel de
Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,        Berchelai.
confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers                                Fri, 5      3:00 PM AS 09
welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.
               Tue, 9       2:00 PM Middle Eastern
                                                                        Henna Application
                                                                        Learn the basics of henna application, from period techniques
                                                                        through tips and tricks picked up over 18 years as a professional
Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 3                                henna artist. Bring your own henna or buy some from the
Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a         instructor. Materials Fee: 8, Instructor: Lady Ghazalah al-
martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with     Badriyyah.
acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come                        Thu, 11        10:00 AM Merchant Booth
join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of
Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,
confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers                 Henna for Hair (And Other Natural Hair Dyes)
welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout            Henna has been helping make hair stronger, longer, softer, and
Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.                                           super shiny for thousands of years. It's easy, fun, and safe. Learn
             Wed, 10        2:00 PM Middle Eastern                      how to naturally tweak your hair color- everything from simply
                                                                        adding shine through turning it red, brown, black, and even
                                                                        magenta. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Ghazalah al-
Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 4                                Badriyyah.
Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a                    Wed, 10       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with
acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come
join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of    Henna History and Traditions
Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,        Why was henna used, and when, and how? Learn the history of
confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers                 henna, from Persian roots through Jewish, Muslim, and Christian
welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout            uses on both hair and skin. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.                                           Ghazalah al-Badriyyah.
              Thu, 11       2:00 PM Middle Eastern                                  Mon, 8       10:00 AM Merchant Booth

Capoeira: Its Roots and Practice, Part 5                                Henna Mixology
Born of African traditions and brought to Brazil, Capoeria is a         So you have this green powdery stuff. What next? We'll discuss
martial art which incorporates offensive and defensive strikes with     how to choose good quality materials, what to add to them, and
acrobatics, dance like movements and traditional music. Come            safety issues. We will actually mix some henna up during class,
join us in learning and exploring the roots, history and practice of    so you can see the process. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
Capoeria in an open casual enviroment of friends. Loose fitting,        Ghazalah al-Badriyyah.
confortable clothing and pants are encouraged. Drummers                              Tue, 9       10:00 AM Merchant Booth
welcome. Progressive 5 part class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Fee: 0, Instructor: Suleyman.
               Fri, 12      9:30 AM Middle Eastern
                                                                        Henna Party
                                                                        Come and explore the world of henna body art! All materials and
                                                                        instruction will be provided. Suggested donation is $5.00 to cover
Henna 101 - An Introduction to the Art                                  the cost of materials. Children are welcome when accompanied
An introduction to the history, use, and application of the art of      by an adult. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Zimra al-
henna. Participants will receive a cone of henna paste along with       Ghaziyah.
a handout detailing a brief history of henna, its uses, how to mix                    Sun, 7        2:00 PM Middle Eastern
and apply henna paste, and some simple designs. Materials
Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1, Materials for: 15, Handouts for: 15,
Instructor: Lady Anabel de Berchelai.
             Wed, 3        11:00 AM AS 09

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Middle Eastern Cultures                                                 Middle Eastern Dance
Middle Eastern Arts After Dark Presents:                                Become a Performance Paragon! Tips and
Caravanserai Bukhara                                                    Techniques for Dancers and Other Performers
Annually one of the best Haflas in the Known World. Help us to          This daily class will work through tips and techniques to help any
continue the tradition. Musicians, Drummers, Dancers and All are        performer become a Performance Paragon! Using music and
welcome. Please bring potluck snacks to share. Length: 3 hr.,           movements based on yoga, oriental/middle eastern dance, and
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Lydia Fitz Waulter Baron             other techniques, we will work on how to improve movement flow,
Bilgisayar.                                                             expression, focus, and how to achieve action through relaxation.
             Tue, 9        8:00 PM Middle Eastern                       How to optimize use of performance space (or make changes to
                                                                        fit a space) included. Class good for solo and group performers at
                                                                        any level of experience. Su'ad has been a teacher and performer
Perfume in the Middle East                                              for 30 years and Artistic Director of Desert Moon Dancers troupe
Learn how to smell correctly! Covers history, technological             for 20 years. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Su'ad al
development, and customs of perfume throughout the Middle               Raqqasah.
East. Samples are provided, raffle at conclusion of the class.                        Wed, 3         9:30 AM Middle Eastern
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 20, Handouts for:                     Thu, 4        9:30 AM Middle Eastern
20, Instructor: Heather Hall.
                                                                                        Fri, 5       9:30 AM Middle Eastern
             Mon, 8      12:00 PM AS 02
                                                                                       Sat, 6        9:30 AM Middle Eastern
                                                                                       Sun, 7        9:30 AM Middle Eastern
Persian Gardens                                                                       Mon, 8         9:30 AM Middle Eastern
You will be surprised and delighted to learn a little history of                       Tue, 9        9:30 AM Middle Eastern
Persians gardens, the style, who designed some of these
                                                                                    Wed, 10          9:30 AM Middle Eastern
gardens, and how Persian Gardens influenced the style of
gardening to the rest of the world. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Baroness Cairistiona de Coueran.                                        Beginner Belly Dance
               Fri, 5      3:30 PM Middle Eastern                       This class is designed for the absolute beginner and covers basic
             Tue, 9        1:00 PM Middle Eastern                       posture and a short selection of arm, hip and rib movements
                                                                        essential to form a good foundation for dance. 1-3 short
                                                                        combinations will be taught to aid the student in remembering the
The Turkish Bath                                                        movements. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
This is a class about the history of the Turkish Bath and period        Instructor: Zaliha bint Kazilik.
beauty treatments. There is also a part of the class during which                    Thu, 11        3:00 PM Middle Eastern
women can try out beauty treatments in the privacy of my private
camp. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 3, Handouts for: 15,
Instructor: Lady Nisaa Karahisari.                                      Beginning Belly Dance
              Tue, 9       4:00 PM Private Camp                         Covers the basic elements of fusion belly dance. Start with warm-
                                                                        ups and stretching and work on dance techniques taken from
                                                                        several different Middle Eastern cultures. Covers how to shimmy,
Middle Eastern Dance                                                    Layer and arms movements and slow muscular movements.
                                                                        Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Advanced Middle Eastern Dance Techniques                                Rozanne.
This is for the advanced dancer. It will include numerous different                  Wed, 3        1:30 PM Touch the Earth
types of shimmies, stomach work, accents, body locks and other                         Fri, 5      1:30 PM Touch the Earth
layering techniques. I will also be teaching Zills and how to
incorporate them into your dance. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:
0, Instructor: Mistress Elitha bint Fahd ibn Acktar.                    Belly Dance for Children
                Fri, 5       1:30 PM Middle Eastern                     Designed for children, this belly dance class gives little ones
                                                                        (ages 5-12) the basics they need to start belly dancing, along with
Basics of Egyptian Stick Dance (Tahtib)                                 some traveling moves and a few that work well with a partner or
                                                                        alone. An excellent way to make certain they have confidence and
Tahtib is an Egyptian dance form performed almost exclusively by        skills to feel at home. One adult needs to be (quietly) present for
men. This dance features relatively simple footwork combined            every child. Bring water and a notebook. Materials Fee: 0,
with demonstrations of upper body strength and simulated                Instructor: Shaheen Alikhan.
combat. (Women perform a variation that mimics the men's form.)                         Tue, 9    12:00 PM Middle Eastern
Students attending this class are encouraged to bring a roughly 4
foot piece of 0.75 to 1.5 inch diameter (i.e. does not have to be
list-legal) rattan or bamboo. Instructor will have some loaner sticks   Belly Dance for the Shy
available. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baron Dinsdale of              If you have longed to come out of your shell as a dancer but just
Northumbria, OP (Baron Beyond the Mountain).                            haven't been able to, maybe all you need is a gentle nudge from a
                Sun, 7      4:00 PM Middle Eastern                      friendly fellow wallflower. In this non-judgmental class, you will
                                                                        learn about the importance of posture, a few dance basics that will
                                                                        help you with your confidence, plus a simple routine that you can
                                                                        take with you to the dance circles. Appropriate for beginners and
                                                                        slightly intermediate dancers. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
                                                                        Crimson Kate McPhee.
                                                                                       Sat, 6        3:00 PM Middle Eastern



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Middle Eastern Dance                                                   Middle Eastern Dance
Dancing with a Veil                                                    Intro to Fanveils
Be beautiful! In period garb, your tummy flutters aren't going to      Fanveils are a beautiful and unique way to learn grace and timing
show up, but your swirling silk veil can enchant and speak! Learn      in your dance. They're also really fun! A limited number of fanveils
all about silk veils from a professional dancer. Entrances and         will be available to borrow for the class. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials
combinations, attitude and nuance. Bring a silk veil or borrow one     Fee: 0, Instructor: Pacita.
of mine. www.AubergineBellyDance.com. Length: 1.5 hr.,                               Thu, 4        4:00 PM Middle Eastern
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Nina Amaya of Bright Hills.                     Wed, 10         6:00 PM Middle Eastern
              Wed, 3        10:30 AM Middle Eastern
                                                                       Layering Isolations & Footwork
Emoting to Middle Eastern Music Through Dance:
                                                                       This class will challenge you both physically and mentally! We will
An Exploration of the Maqamat                                          work out stationary drills along with layering isolations slow and
In Middle Eastern music, Musicians strive for Tarab, or                fast and add some simple footwork. This will help train your mind
"enchantment", of the audience. The idea of Tarab spans all arts       and body to develop more technique & ability in your dancing.
of the Middle East - including dance. In this workshop, Majda will     Some previous belly dance or Middle Eastern dance experience is
introduce basic theory of the Middle Eastern Maqamat, or musical       recommended. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Oola Gulabi.
modes, in order for dancers to recognize the difference between                     Sun, 7        12:00 PM Middle Eastern
the major modal families of Maqamat. In addition to ear training
and getting used to the quarter tones system that makes the
Maqamat unique, dancers will also be guided through how to             Maqsum Madness
emote these different modes. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0,        An essential rhythm for all dancers to know, we're going to take
Instructor: Majda Anwar Qaqish Lady Tasha.                             this simple distinctive beat and break it wide open. We'll discover
             Mon, 8         2:00 PM Middle Eastern                     ways we can use this distinctive rhythm to create a dynamic
                                                                       dance routine for a solo, a troupe, or just improvise for fun. Bring
                                                                       your zills and notebooks to class and be prepared to move.
Family Track: Middle Eastern Dance for All Ages                        Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Christy Fricks Ranji.
The basics of Middle Eastern Dance or Belly-Dance. This form of                       Sat, 6       4:00 PM Middle Eastern
dance was and still is learned and passed down through the
family. Come have fun with us. This is a fmaily track class for
Parent/Guardian and Minor to attend together. Class is for all age     Middle Eastern Arts After Dark Presents: Guedra-
levels . Parent/ Guardian must remain with minor for the duration      North African Trance Dance
of the class. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:            A Pennsic Tradition. Dance and Chant will be taught, as well as
Mistress Scheherzade al-Zahira Baroness Anne Bella di Cherbino.        background info. (If you have heard the talk before, you can skip
             Thu, 11      12:00 PM Middle Eastern                      the first 30 minuets of so and come for the performance and of
                                                                       the dance. Men must leave at that point. Until our voices give out,
                                                                       we'll chant the Guedra for 1 to 4 dancers at a time. Bring a veil if
Fast Moves for Tribal Improv
                                                                       you think might want to dance. Everyone must chant, no singing
Learn techniques for dancing with a group improvisationally using      talent required, no dancing experience necessary. Bring Water.
moves, cues, and formations from a tribal belly dance vocabulary.      Avoid wearing large jewelry. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Moves include Ghawazee, Square, Shimmy, Hip Bump, Arabic,              Instructor: Lady Kharajin.
Turkish, & Egyptian. Some variations and turns will also be                          Sun, 7        8:00 PM Middle Eastern
covered. Level: Beginner/Intermediate. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials
Fee: 0, Instructor: Roma.
              Thu, 4      12:00 PM Middle Eastern
                                                                       Middle Eastern Dance Troupe Roundtable
                                                                       Nina Amaya and Atesh run Middle Eastern Dance Troupes in the
                                                                       Mundane world, and facilitate this round table. Discuss Group
Fun and Folkloric Saiidi!
                                                                       dance in Middle Eastern History, and many more different ways to
Learn basic folkloric dance steps and combinations. Class will         run a troupe today. Bring your knowledge and questions of
include introduction to Saiidi rhythm, some resources for recorded     modern and historical dancing groups! Ethic's, choreography,
music, an introduction to Egyptian cane technique, danced steps        improvisation, scheduling, practice, performance, integrating new
with and without cane, ideas for improvisation, and costuming          members, etc. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Nina Amaya of
suggestions. A limited number of handouts will be available. Bring     Bright Hills Atesh of Orluk Oasis.
a light weight dance cane, or 39" lightweight stick or dowel if you                    Fri, 5    11:30 AM Middle Eastern
have one. A limited number of canes will be available for loan.
Class is suitable for teens and adults. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials
Fee: 0, Instructor: Ranji of Orluk Oasis.                              Middle Eastern Dance with Zills
              Thu, 4       10:30 AM Middle Eastern                     Kamiilah will cover a few different techniques of playing the zills
              Sun, 7       10:30 AM Middle Eastern                     (finger cymbals) with Middle Eastern dance. Learn ways to
                                                                       improve zill playing and get comfy with it, and learn a short
                                                                       combo. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Hip Tips                                                               Viscountess Kamiilah al Sudanii um Zoom.
Get the most out of your hip movement! Smooth out your moves                        Thu, 11      11:30 AM Middle Eastern
so they seem to float, sharpen up your locks to pinpoint precision,
add variations to your basic moves, multiplying your hip
vocabulary. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Mihri of Blue Lotus
Tribe Lady Jale of Blue Lotus Tribe.
               Fri, 5    12:30 PM Middle Eastern


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Classes By Subject
Middle Eastern Dance                                                     Middle Eastern Dance
Playing with 9/8: Beyond the Past                                        Traveling, Transitions, and Layered Combinations
You've done 9/8 Romany dance. You've got the rhythm, the pelvic          All are welcome but 3+ years of belly dance experience is strongly
lifts, the gestures, the attitude. Now let's run around and play with    recommended. This is an advanced 2 hour class,. We will learn
them! Intended for intermediate level and above dancers.                 10 new traveling sequences, including fun and funky variations on
Students that wish to may bring a mat or towel for stretches.            the tried and true 3/4 shimmy: How to transition beautifully from
Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Pacita.                   one move to the next (you'll be able to apply this to moves on your
              Wed, 3          1:00 PM Middle Eastern                     own) and of course Fata Morgana Belly dance's signature folkloric
                                                                         tribal fusion layered isolation combo's, the ones that make people
                                                                         say "WHAT?", without hurting yourself (or someone else), Bring
Seven Shimmies with Samira                                               water and a notebook. www.fatamorganabellydance.com. Length:
Shimmies are an integral part of Middle Eastern dance. From              2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Shaheen Alikhan.
melodic taqsims to drum solos, you want them in your dance                            Wed, 10       12:00 PM Middle Eastern
vocabulary. Expand your shimmy repertoire with numerous
Egyptian style shimmies then learn different layering and traveling
techniques for each one. We'll learn more if we have the time!           Tribal Improv for Duets
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Samira Shuruk.                             In this class you will learn techniques for dancing with a partner
            Thu, 11        1:00 PM Middle Eastern                        improvisationally using moves and cues from a tribal belly dance
                                                                         vocabulary. Partner moves include Arabic Orbit, Arabic 5, Amaya
                                                                         Box, and Turkish Shimmy Combo. Some basic transition moves
Shimmy-licious                                                           i.e. shimmy, Turkish, and basic Arabic will be used. Recommend
Spend an hour on your shimmies. Class will cover shimmy                  taking 'Fast Moves for Tribal Improv' or previous belly dance
techniques, traveling, layering, and whatever else we can think of       experience. Level: Intermediate. Taught by Roma, Certified Gypsy
to throw at you. Best if taken after Blue Lotus Tribes Hip Tips!         Caravan Instructor. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Roma.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Jale of Blue lotus Tribe Mihri of                   Mon, 8        12:00 PM Middle Eastern
Blue Lotus Tribe.
              Sun, 7        1:00 PM Middle Eastern                       Tribal Odyssey Belly Dance
                                                                         Atesh (Kawakib) teaches Tribal Odyssey, a group improvisation
Slow Moves for Tribal Improv                                             belly dance based on Egyptian Beledi Style movements. Simple
Learn techniques for dancing with a group improvisationally using        lead and follow format for two or more dancers. We'll cover
moves, cues, and formations from a tribal belly dance vocabulary.        combinations and cues, how to change leaders, group and/or duet
Moves include Floreos, Snake Arms, Taxeem, Maya, Bodywave,               formations. Limited handouts. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for:
Rib Cage Rotation, Lean Walk & Bolero turn. Level:                       25, Instructor: Atesh of Orluk Oasis.
Beginner/Intermediate. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0,                                Fri, 5    10:30 AM Middle Eastern
Instructor: Roma.
             Wed, 3     12:00 PM Middle Eastern                          Undulation Nation
                                                                         Spice up your dance with snakey, sinuous compound undulations
The Infamous Zill Drill                                                  and combinations for intermediate & advanced bellydancers. Add
Class begins with drills to connect feet, hands & arm movement           layers, levels, angles, pivots, cool styling and lots of depth to your
together while playing zills. These are useful to integrate into your    wiggles. No matter how long you have been dancing, you will take
classes. After we are warmed up we will go through an innovative         home a cool, innovative new move you love! Length: 1.5 hr.,
breakdown of standard Middle Eastern rhythms to build                    Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Vaaaaaaal!!.
improvisational skills. Students will be amazed at their zill playing                  Mon, 8        4:30 AM Middle Eastern
at the end of the workshop. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady
Tshaya.
                                                                         What is Middle Eastern Music? A Discussion of
              Thu, 4        2:30 PM Middle Eastern
                                                                         What's Period and What's Not Period
                                                                         The development of Middle Eastern music forms is closely tied to
The Sensual Belly Dance of the Goddess
                                                                         the poetry and song that has been a part of the Middle East since
Come explore the beautiful and sensuous styles of belly dance of         before Islam, and contrary to popular belief, has been well
the Goddesses. Arianna pulls from all of her facets of dance and         documented. In this discussion based class, participants can
musicality from her experience in her belly dance class,                 expect to hear sound samples of Middle Eastern Musical modes
emphasizing technique and artistry, focusing also on strength,           and Rhythms, learn period terms for music, and get a better idea
flexibility and fluidity which makes for a wonderful mix to enjoy for    of how music was made in a period context. This is intended as a
all levels of dancers. Some dance experience is recommended.             pre-class to the Arabic Maqam class for dancers. Materials Fee:
Bring your veils, but if you don't have them, Arianna will bring         0, Instructor: Majda Anwar Qaqish.
extras to lend to students. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0,                         Mon, 8      1:00 PM Middle Eastern
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Arianna.
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Classes By Subject
Middle Eastern Dance                                                    Middle Eastern Music
What You Have Learned So Far in the SCA Setting                         Beginner Drumming, Day 3
Tshaya is a professional dance company director whose main              Learn the basic rhythms used most often in drum circles and
love will always be dancing in the SCA. This class we cover how         music within the SCA. This is a 4 part class that teaches different
to take what you are learning in the mundane world and apply it         rhythms each day. Day 3- Ayub, malfouf. Length: 1.5 hr.,
here. The SCA is a unique environment for belly dancers, not only       Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ziggy.
do you dance for hours on end but your ground is uneven, the                       Wed, 10        10:30 AM Middle Eastern
temperature is variable and your costume can be restrictive. We
will discuss how to make your technique sustainable for the
marathon nights of blissful music no matter what your level is in       Beginner Drumming, Day 4
the dance. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Tshaya.                   Learn the basic rhythms used most often in drum circles and
              Thu, 4       1:30 PM Middle Eastern                       music within the SCA. This is a 4 part class that teaches different
                                                                        rhythms each day. Day 4- Kashlimah and other strange stuff.
                                                                        Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ziggy.
Middle Eastern Music                                                                Thu, 11      10:00 AM Middle Eastern
Accomanying Dancers on your Doumbek
Learn to stay focused and flexible on your doumbek (or Middle
                                                                        Begintermediate Doumbek
Eastern friendly percussion instrument) so you will have fun            Lets get "Beyond Beladi". Play Rhythm Combinations, interesting
playing for a dancer/dancers while making them look good.               fills and embellish what you already know into something more
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Zakiyyah Ayagachin Al-Sharq.         interesting and fun! Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Carmine.
              Sun, 7       5:00 PM Touch the Earth                                    Sat, 6      12:00 PM Touch the Earth

Baby Beginner Doumbek                                                   Composing Drum Songs
In this workshop, you will learn the proper hand/finger techniques      In this class you will be shown some ideas on how to compose
for Doumbek. Your will learn how to play several traditional middle     "songs" on your drums. The class will be taught on dumbek in the
Eastern Rhythms. Perfect for first timers and dancers who want to       Middle Eastern style rhythms, Proficiency on your drum is
learn about the basic rhythms. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:            recommended, but not required. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Carmine.                                                                Lady Zakiyyah Ayagachin Al-Sharq.
               Fri, 5     12:00 PM Touch the Earth                                   Thu, 11       12:00 PM Touch the Earth

Basic/Beginner Tupan (Davul) Technique and                              Doumbek Battle Class
Maintenance                                                             What happens if someone challenges you to a battle? Be
Basic technique and rhythms as well as how to make switches             prepared! No Armor inspection required. Materials Fee: 0,
and tune the Tupan (Davul) drum. Materials Fee: 0, Handout              Instructor: Carmine.
Fee: 0, Materials for: 20, Instructor: Mark.                                        Wed, 10    12:00 PM Touch the Earth
             Thu, 4        12:00 PM Touch the Earth
                                                                        Doumbek Workout
Beginner Drumming                                                       Be prepared to break a sweat! Lots of running and endurance.
Learn the basic rhythms used most often in drum circles and             Rhythms with fills. This is for Intermediate players and up. Get
music within the SCA. This is a 3 part class that teaches different     your Malfouf On! Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Carmine.
rhythms each day. Day 1- Saidi, Beladi, Maqsum Day 2- Chiftitelli,                   Mon, 8        12:00 PM Touch the Earth
Masmoudi Day 3- Ayub, malfouf Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee:
0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Ziggy.                                   Dumbek Diagnosis
            Wed, 3        4:00 PM Private Camp
                                                                        This class is designed to hone your technique. Whether you are
             Thu, 4       4:00 PM Private Camp                          just beginning or have been playing for years we will diagnose and
               Fri, 5     4:00 PM Private Camp                          offer suggestions on how to improve your technique. Each and
                                                                        every student will receive individual attention. Materials Fee: 0,
Beginner Drumming, Day 1                                                Instructor: Malik.
Learn the basic rhythms used most often in drum circles and                            Sat, 6       1:30 PM Touch the Earth
music within the SCA. This is a 4 part class that teaches different
rhythms each day. Day 1- Saidi, Beladi, Maqsum. Length: 1.5             Family & Kids Drum Circle
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ziggy.                               Can you hold a shaker or even drool on one? Want to practice
             Mon, 8       10:30 AM Middle Eastern                       your throat singing or native american chants? Are you a Djembe
                                                                        Cowboy or a Doumbeck protégé? Dancer with some fantastic zill
Beginner Drumming, Day 2                                                skills? Bring your instruments and parents and we will learn to
                                                                        make some noise! This multi-level all ages Middle Eastern
Learn the basic rhythms used most often in drum circles and
                                                                        Percussionn class is for everyone! Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
music within the SCA. This is a 4 part class that teaches different
                                                                        Christy Fricks Peter the Bald.
rhythms each day, Day 2- Chiftitelli, Masmoudi. Length: 1.5 hr.,
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Ziggy.                                                  Thu, 4        3:30 PM Middle Eastern
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Middle Eastern Music                                                     Middle Eastern Music
Half Tempo Hafla                                                         Nasty Nines
Are you playing Sloppy Sloppy instead of Rompi Rompi? Got 2, 3           New Class for this year! We are going to get down and dirty with
or 4 left feet? Only know a couple of songs? No worries. Hafla for       the 9/8. You will learn a bunch of new rhythms from basic to
Beginner Musicians and Dancers. Lead by Uncle Carmine.                   syncopated. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Carmine.
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:                          Tue, 9        12:00 PM Touch the Earth
Carmine.
               Tue, 9      4:00 PM Middle Eastern                        Playing your Frame Drum
                                                                         Have fun with Frame Drums- we will go over various hits and
Middle Eastern Arts After Dark Presents: Carmine                         sounds, drills and Rhythms to help you get comfortable on your
and the Pennsic Hafla All Star Band                                      frame drums. Open to all levels of experience and all ages.
Show featuring a live band with Oud, Violin, Nay, Bazouki,               Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Zakiyyah Ayagachin Al-Sharq.
Dumbek, Riq and Fabulous Dancers followed by a Hafla featuring                          Sat, 6      3:30 PM Touch the Earth
YOU! Everyone plays music and dances! 8pm-9pm Show. 9pm-
11pm Hafla. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Carmine.
                                                                         Saz Workshop for Beginners
             Sat, 6       8:00 PM Middle Eastern
                                                                         The main focus for the workshop is for beginning students but
                                                                         more advanced students are encouraged to participate and share
Middle Eastern Arts After Dark Presents: The                             their insights with the other students. The workshop will cover the
Ishtar Belly Dance Off!                                                  basics for how to hold the saz, how to hold the pick, different
Join Ishtar for a fun frolicking evening. The evening will begin with    picking / strumming techniques, along with different tuning used
a Belly Dance off- Dancers will select an Ishtar song from a hat         for long neck and short neck instruments. First two days will focus
and will have to perform to that song. May the Best Dancer win!          on traditional playing techniques and simple melodies played with
The competition will be followed with an open jam- all musicians         the long neck saz using GDA and DDA tuning. Day 3 and 4 will
and dancers are welcome to join in! Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee:        focus on alternate playing techniques and melodies played with
0, Instructor: Lady Melissa of Orluk Oasis.                              the short neck saz using BAE tuning. Materials Fee: 0, Materials
                                                                         for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Baglama Brian.
            Wed, 10           8:00 PM Middle Eastern
                                                                                       Mon, 8       10:00 AM Touch the Earth
                                                                                        Tue, 9      10:00 AM Touch the Earth
Middle Eastern Drumming - 5s and 7s
                                                                                      Wed, 10       10:00 AM Touch the Earth
Middle Eastern Drumming - 5s and 7s Break the 4/4 mold and
                                                                                      Thu, 11       10:00 AM Touch the Earth
explore new and exotic yet simple 5 and 7 rhythms. Amuse
dancers and un-bore the circle with new grooves. Some skill
helpful, all levels welcome. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord          Stupid Doumbek Tricks
Madog Barfog Lady Ursula Grutner.                                        Learn some new tricks in the most snappy, slapp'in, popp'in,
                                   Touch the Earth                       rolling doumbek class ever! Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Carmine.
                                                                                      Sun, 7     12:00 PM Touch the Earth
Middle Eastern Drumming - 6s and 12s
Break the 4/4 mold and explore new and exotic yet simple 6 and           Tao Te Drum- Eastern Drum for Western
12 rhythms. Amuse dancers and trance out with the symmetry of            Drummers
the universe. Some skill helpful, all levels welcome. Materials          Tao Te Drum is a whole-body approach to hand drumming that
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Madog Barfog Lady Ursula Grutner.               integrates language, spirit and the body. Exploring the ancient &
                                      Touch the Earth                    ecstatic mysteries of world percussion from Timbuktu to
                                                                         Samarkand, Tao Te Drum fuses the diverse traditions of the
Middle Eastern Drumming - 9s & 10s                                       Middle East and Central Asia, with contemporary hand drumming
                                                                         skills familiar to most Western drummers. This class offers a
Learn Karsilama and variations in 9; Curcuna and Samai in 10.            basic nuts and bolts approach to Middle Eastern / Central Asian
Combine them for a cool Israeli 19 from Daveed! Some skill               ethno-fusion, folk drumming, where participants will experience an
helpful, all levels welcome. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord          eclectic program of Drum Speak, warm-ups, traditional rhythms,
Madog Barfog Lady Ursula Grutner.                                        and ensemble play Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                   Touch the Earth                       Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Daveed.
                                                                                        Thu, 4       2:00 PM Touch the Earth
Middle Eastern Ensemble Jam Session and Class                                             Fri, 5     2:00 PM Touch the Earth
Dust off your Doumbek, restring your violin and wet your reeds,                          Sat, 6    10:30 AM Touch the Earth
lets have fun learning new songs as well as jamming on the songs                        Sun, 7     10:30 AM Touch the Earth
we know already! All instruments welcome, including orchestra                           Mon, 8       4:00 PM Touch the Earth
and band instruments. Sheet Music is available to borrow or
purchase. Knowledge of instrument is necessary. Length: 2 hr.,
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Lady Melissa of            Miscellaneous Sciences
Orluk Oasis.
             Sun, 7        2:00 PM Touch the Earth
                                                                         Eight Essential Knots for the SCA Camper
             Mon, 8        2:00 PM Touch the Earth                       Hands-on class on how to tie eight basic and important knots that
                                                                         can make your camping life easier and safer. Materials Fee: 0,
              Tue, 9       2:00 PM Touch the Earth
                                                                         Instructor: Elias Gedney.
            Wed, 10        2:00 PM Touch the Earth
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Miscellaneous Sciences                                                    Music
How to Carve a Viking Horse                                               Favorite SCA Songs
Learn how to carve a toy horse in the Trondheim (Viking) style. All       Master Liam St. Liam, who is banned from singing in camp, will
tools and materials will be provided. You may bring your own              play recordings of some of his favorite SCA songs and discuss
knife. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Nigellus leHaie.              their history. This class focuses on more modern SCA songs or
           Wed, 10        12:00 PM AS 13                                  filk, but many of them are historically based. Artists will include
                                                                          Heather Dale, Sir Bryce de Byram, John Inchingham, Ken Theriot,
                                                                          Lisa Therior, Master Efenwealt and various Calontiri, among
How to Start a Fire like a Moderately Intelligent                         others. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master
Saxon                                                                     Liam St. Liam.
Learn how to start a fire just like the Saxons and Vikings did: with                     Sun, 7       10:00 AM AS 11
flint and steel. We will all start a fire using traditional methods. We               Wed, 10          2:00 PM AS 11
will also discuss the history of fire starting and the techniques
used by various cultures. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master
Nigellus leHaie.                                                          Introduction to Sheet Music
              Mon, 8          3:00 PM AS 13                               If you've ever said, "I love to sing/play, but I can't read music", this
                                                                          class is for you. We will begin with explanations of modern music
                                                                          notation and intervals, and perform several sight-reading
Pewter Casting and Intaglio Carving Day                                   exercises, breaking the process down one component at a time.
Pewter is one of the easiest metals to cast with. Thus, it became         Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Judith Fitzhenry the Uncertain.
common for household items as well as pilgrim souvenirs. Learn                          Sun, 7         2:00 PM AS 15
and try the process for making these useful and decorative items.
Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
Artisans' Row.                                                            Musician's Day
              Sat, 6      9:00 AM AS 04                                   Have you ever wanted to feel what playing a harp is like? Ever
                                                                          wondered how they get that weird horn to play? Come try an
                                                                          instrument out at the musical instruments "Petting Zoo" on
Potters' Day                                                              Artisans Row! Length: 8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
How is pottery made and what items can be made with it. How is            Instructor: Artisans' Row.
it decorated? How is it glazed or treated? Find out here. Length: 8                     Mon, 8       9:00 AM AS 06
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans' Row.
              Fri, 5       9:00 AM AS 04                                  Revered and Reviled: A History of the Harp
              Fri, 5       9:00 AM AS 05
                                                                          The Harp has been part of human history for centuries. From the
                                                                          beginning, it was a part of religious ceremonies, a means of
Researching Dogs and Hunting                                              sharing the history of a people and sometimes, the symbol of
Interested in period hunting and dogs? Not sure where to get              rebellion and change. Come learn about how the harp has helped
started? Looking for something specific? A round-table discussion         to shape human history while frequently changing its shape!
to share resources and references. Some books and a reference             Handout available. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Juliane
lists are available. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Katla              Bechaumpe.
Ulfhedinn.                                                                               Sat, 6       2:00 PM AS 02
               Thu, 4      2:00 PM AS 02
                                                                          Stupid Fiddle Tricks
Tying the Medieval Fly                                                    A discovery and discussion of bowed string instruments
Medieval fishers used a variety baits, including artificial flies.        throughout history. Exploration of techniques and tricks from
Come tie one of the flies for May, the Yellow Fly, from the               around the world and throughout history. Also all of the fiddly type
"Treatye on Fysshing Wyth and Angle". We will start by arming             instruments that exist. Then playing together of course! Not
the hook with a horsehair leader, follow with the steps to create         intended for beginners but beginners are welcome. Bring ANY
this type of bait and finish with a lovely fly. This class is not         bowed string instruments! Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Djaygo
appropriate for children under 14. If your fine motor coordination is     Kochou.
a bit sketchy, a large version with be available for construction.                       Fri, 5      7:00 PM AS 07
Materials Fee: 2, Materials for: 12, Instructor: Lady Anthoinette de                    Tue, 9       7:00 PM AS 07
Martel.
              Sun, 7         2:00 PM AS 02
                                                                          Music: European
With These Knots I Bind My Camp                                           Choral Director's Master Class I
Before cordless drills and screws, before plentiful cheap nails,          Work with Choral Directors on how to better your skills with your
even before glue - there was knotted cord holding our lives               local singing group. Sponsored by the Known World Choir.
together. Sadly, most of us barely know how to tie even two or            Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for:
three knots. My guarantee: you will learn to master a small               15, Instructor: Erlan Nordenskald Lord Robyn Solarus, Mistress
handful of knots that will meet almost every need you may have in         Ariana of Wynthrop, Mistress Arianna Morgan.
camp - or your money back! Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 10,                         Thu, 4      12:00 PM Performing Arts
Instructor: Maister Emrys Eustace, yclept Broom.
                                                                                         Sat, 6     12:00 PM Performing Arts
              Thu, 4        1:00 PM AS 09
            Wed, 10         3:00 PM AS 13



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Music: European                                                         Music: European
Choral Director's Master Class II                                       Known World Choir Dress Rehearsal
Work with KWC Directors on how to better your                           The KWC performs Renaissance polyphonic vocal music.
directing/conducting skills. (level 2) Sponsored by the Known           Rehearsals are daily. Learn about great Renaissance composers,
World Choir. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for:            performance style, and participate in our 20th-year concert.
10, Instructor: Erlan Nordenskald Lord Robyn Solarus, Mistress          Singers need not know how to read music however should be able
Ariana of Wynthrop, Mistress Arianna Morgan.                            to match pitch. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
              Sun, 7       12:00 PM Performing Arts                     Instructor: Erlan Nordenskald.
                                                                                     Thu, 11       2:00 PM Performing Arts
Dance and Rhythm in Period
A pan-European survey of rhythm of dance in the 15th, 16th, and         Known World Choir Rehearsal
17th centuries! We will try to answer some of the following             The KWC performs Renaissance polyphonic vocal music.
questions: How did people conceive of rhythm in period? What            Rehearsals are daily. Learn about great Renaissance composers,
are the different kinds of rhythm that were used, and how were          performance style, and participate in our 20th-year concert.
they notated? How are they transcribed into modern notation, and        Singers need not know how to read music however should be able
what is the difference between these period rhythms and other           to match pitch. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
modern rhythms transcribed in a similar way? There will be              Instructor: Erlan Nordenskald.
something of interest in this class for all dancers and musicians,                    Thu, 4       3:00 PM Performing Arts
although no particular music or dance will be taught! We may                            Fri, 5     3:00 PM Performing Arts
discuss any or all of the following: Piva, Saltarelli, Basse dance,
                                                                                       Sat, 6      3:00 PM Performing Arts
Bransles, Pavanes, Galliards, Cascarda and more. Materials
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Aaron Drummond.                                              Sun, 7       3:00 PM Performing Arts
            Wed, 10          2:00 PM AS 12                                            Mon, 8       3:00 PM Performing Arts
                                                                                      Tue, 9       4:30 PM Performing Arts
Double Reed Musical Instruments: Loud and Soft                                      Wed, 10        3:00 PM Performing Arts

Have you ever wondered about period woodwinds other than
recorders? Double reed instruments come in several flavors, Loud        Music Theory 101: Medieval Modes
or Soft, windcapped or open reeds. What is better a natural or          If you are a bard writing your own tunes, this is a must for more
synthetic reed? Learn a little about the care and feeding of the        period-sounding melodies. Coming from a modern perspective,
crumhorn, cornamuse, Kortholt, Shawm and Rauschpiefe.                   we'll go beyond major and minor keys and learn about modes.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Remus Fletcher.                    Previous music theory not necessary, but assumed you can
             Mon, 8       10:00 AM Battlefield                          probably sing do-re-mi from "Sound of Music." Amelie will explain
                                                                        how to figure out the mode of most any pre-written song. Handout
                                                                        includes period songs in every mode. Bring a pencil. Materials
Gathering of the Louds                                                  Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Mistress
Shawms and sackbuts, dulcians and cornettos, musicians of               Amelie d'Anjou.
Renaissance louds. Time to gather again from the four corners to                     Thu, 11        2:00 PM AS 01
play those glorious multiple-part pieces. If you like, come and
listen or perhaps try one if one is available. Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: Mistress Deonna von Aachen.                                 Musical Temperament
             Wed, 3        10:00 AM Battlefield                         How were pitches chosen for the notes of the musical scale? This
               Fri, 5      10:00 AM Battlefield                         class addresses the tradeoffs that period musicians faced and the
                                                                        compromises they reached, with some emphasis on late-period
              Fri, 12      10:00 AM Battlefield
                                                                        "mean-tone" temperament. The class will be theoretical, but will
                                                                        not entail math beyond short division. Materials Fee: 0,
Grand Ball Musicians' Practice                                          Instructor: Dani of the Seven Wells.
Calling all musicians - join us as we prepare for the Pennsic                       Wed, 10        3:00 PM AS 12
Grand Ball! We will practice playing as an ensemble and review
the dances on the ball list. Music will be provided. All instruments    Round It Goes
and skill levels welcome. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Aaron
Drummond.                                                               After a brief history of rounds sung in period, join in learning 8-10
                                                                        rounds of period origin, period themes and SCA filk. A pamphlet
              Sun, 7        2:00 PM Amphitheater
                                                                        of songs and a music CD are available. Materials Fee: 0,
              Mon, 8        2:00 PM Amphitheater                        Handout Fee: 3.00, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Baroness
               Tue, 9       2:00 PM Amphitheater                        Catriona nicHugh Mclaey.
                                                                                        Fri, 5      11:00 AM Performing Arts
Iberian Secular Polyphonic Music
An exploration of multi-part, non-religious musical forms up to the     Singing at Noon
16th century. A little history, some merry music-making. Sight-         Singing of standard Renaissance Vocal Music. 2-5 part music
singing and reading skills needed. Bring an instrument or your          from the European literature. Just for fun, no performance!
voice. Youth with a strong music background invited. Length: 2          Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 3.00, Handouts for: 25,             Erlan Nordenskald.
Instructor: Doña Sol la Cantor.
                                                                                       Fri, 5    12:00 PM Performing Arts
              Thu, 4       10:00 AM Performing Arts
                                                                                     Mon, 8      12:00 PM Performing Arts
              Sat, 6       10:00 AM Performing Arts


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Music: European                                                         Newcomers
Six Simple Spanish Songs                                                What's in a Name? Personas 101
Sing three-part or four-part arrangements from The Cancionero de        One of the most difficult tasks facing a new member of the SCA is
Palacio of Ferdinand and Isabella which contains a number of            how to develop and maintain a persona. This alternate
short, simple part songs from the 15th and early 16th century.          personality, secondary identity, and enveloping storyline are one
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Judith Fitzhenry the      of the most memorable and intimate things a person can craft with
Uncertain.                                                              their mind, and through this short class, Orm and I hope to be
           Wed, 10          5:00 PM Performing Arts                     able to assist you in hammering out the details of what will
                                                                        become the backdrop to your SCAdian life. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                        Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Aidan The Hostile Halford Orm
The Cornett and the Serpent - Renaissance                               The Scop.
Brass?                                                                               Mon, 8        10:00 AM AS 11
Once a favorite of composers and now obscure, the Cornett is a
musical instrument with a trumpet type mouth piece that is made
of wood and fingered like a recorder. The larger Serpent which
                                                                        Your Persona in an Hour
filled the need for bass instrument is a late period ancestor of the    What questions should you ask to create and develop your
Modern Tuba. Are they Brass or Woodwind? Join in for a hands-           persona? Where can you find the answers? Come and find out!
on discussion about these instruments, information on where to          Research newbies and library veterans are both welcome!
buy and how to play. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Remus         Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Katherine Ashewode.
Fletcher.                                                                           Wed, 3        12:00 PM AS 10
              Sun, 7        2:00 PM Battlefield
                                                                        Performing Arts
The Renaissance Cittern
The Cittern was second in popularity only to the lute in 16th- and
                                                                        Bardic Coaching
17th-century England, yet it has not enjoyed as much of a revival       Participants, bring a prepared performance piece and receive one
in popularity in recent years. At the height of its popularity, a       on one work and feedback. The piece should not be longer than
cittern could be found in every barbershop; patrons would play on       five minutes in length to allow as many to participate as wish to
it while waiting for their haircut. Learn about the history,            perform. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
construction, playing technique and repertoire of this forgotten        Instructor: Master John Lyttleton.
instrument. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Aaron Drummond.                       Wed, 3         3:00 PM Performing Arts
            Wed, 10           1:00 PM AS 12                                         Wed, 10         2:00 PM Amphitheater


Newcomers                                                               Beginning Juggling
                                                                        Learn to do the 3-ball cascade. This class is for total beginners
East Kingdom SCA Newcomers' Scavenger Hunt                              wishing to learn. Bean bags provided. Class fee only if you wish
Join us on a Scavenger Hunt designed for Newcomers to                   to keep them. Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord
Pennsic! We'll send you on a quest for information about the            John of Southkeep.
people, sights, and history of Pennsic! Sponsored by EK                              Mon, 8        1:00 PM Amphitheater
Chatelaines. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:                            Tue, 9       1:00 PM Amphitheater
Hlaford Orm the Scop Lord Aidan the Hostile.
             Sun, 7        3:00 PM AS 10
                                                                        Beowulf: A Roundtable on Performance
Garb 101: Basic Period Garb for the Sewing-                             A roundtable discussing the recent immersion performance of
                                                                        Beowulf in Corcordia of the Snows and at Pennsic. Speakers
Impaired                                                                include several performers, stage managers, organizers, the
Need garb but are afraid of the sewing machine? Needles in every        artistic director, and the academic adviser. Length: 2 hr.,
way intimidate you? Can't make head or tail of patterns? But you        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Magistra Fiana of
can't go to the event naked! My class will help you make friends        Clare Mistress Anne of Framlingham, Master Toki Redbeard,
with your sewing machine, make patterns easy to read and                Bantiarna Aoife inghean Conchobair, THL Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia.
understand, and help you pick out a period outfit that you can                        Thu, 11       12:00 PM Performing Arts
make and wear with pride. Sewing isn't an artform; it's another
skill that you can learn easily. Come and make friends with your
fellow sewing-impaired and find that you are not alone! Let's have      Emoting for Beginning Bards
fun! Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 3, Materials         How to use simple techniques to spice up your bardic
for: 30, Handouts for: 30, Instructor: Lady Mikalina Lydushka           performances, adding emotion to enhance your performance.
"Lyds" Pavlovna.                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Brigette de
                Sat, 6      9:00 AM AS 08                               Sainte Mere-Eglise.
               Sun, 7      10:00 AM AS 08                                             Fri, 5     5:00 PM Performing Arts
               Tue, 9      12:00 PM AS 07                                            Fri, 12     5:00 PM Performing Arts

                                                                        How To Be A Jester
                                                                        A discussion of the history of jesters and how to take up the
                                                                        persona of being a jester in the Current Middle Ages. Costuming,
                                                                        jokes, tales, puns, accouterments, and merriment are covered.
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Duchess Malinda Hohen van Kester.
                                                                                      Mon, 8      12:00 PM AS 11
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Classes By Subject
Performing Arts                                                           Performing Arts
                                                                          Tell Us a Story! Improv and the Art of Making It Up
Intermediate Juggling                                                     Come learn the skills needed to think on your feet and be able to
What to do after you've learned the 3-ball cascade. This class is         tell a tale without the gift of time to prepare! This is a low-pressure
intended for those who already know the basics in juggling,               workshop designed to get you over story-telling nerves. Materials
however all are welcome to attend. Topics include advanced                Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Mhari Brewbane.
tricks, styles, and equipment. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,                          Sat, 6        5:00 PM Performing Arts
Instructor: Lord John of Southkeep.
             Wed, 10       1:00 PM Amphitheater                           Troubadors, Trouveres, and Jongleurs, Oh My!
                                                                          An introduction to the troubador and trouvere genre. Handout
Juggling as a Performance                                                 includes many examples of different types of poems, a select
This class is a discussion on how to transform yourself from              bibliography, and websites. Will also touch on the difficulties
someone who can juggle, into a juggler. Learn about                       associated with performing this genre, and some possible
performance techniques, technical skills, venues, audiences and           solutions. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30,
more. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord John of          Instructor: Mistress Amelie d'Anjou.
Southkeep.                                                                             Mon, 8        2:00 PM Performing Arts
             Thu, 11       1:00 PM Amphitheater
                                                                          Warmups for Performers
Pennsic Fools' Parade                                                     Be you a singer, dancer, or actor, or any type of entertainer, these
All are welcome to join in the Pennsic Fools' Parade! Meet at 4 at        warmups based on improvisation will get the blood and creativity
the Barn on Tues 8/9! Bring your juggling balls, noise makers, and        flowing. They are also fun! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
brightly colored clothing for a fun romp around Pennsic! All ages         Instructor: Master Midair MacCormaic.
welcome. All under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.                                 Mon, 8        3:00 PM Amphitheater
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Sophia the
Orange Niccolo de Verdi Confusi.
                                                                          Women and Storytelling
              Tue, 9        4:00 PM Barn
                                                                          A panel of women storytellers will discuss the physical, cultural,
                                                                          and textual challenges of being a female storyteller. We will be
Playing With Fire (a Safety Course)                                       primarily focusing on storytelling from a technical perspective
Performing with fire can be exciting, but are you being safe? This        rather than a historical one. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
class reviews safety precautions for fire performing. Materials           Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Aoife inghean Conchobair
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Iain Douglas.                         Mistress Anne of Framlingham, Maistreas Fiana of Clare.
             Sat, 6        4:00 PM Amphitheater                                         Fri, 12      12:00 PM Performing Arts
             Sun, 7        4:00 PM Amphitheater
                                                                          Persona
Round It Goes
After a brief history of rounds sung in period, join in learning 8-10
                                                                          Breathing Life Into Your Indian Persona, Part 1
rounds of period origin, period themes and SCA filk. A pamphlet           Your Indian persona can be so much more than just a name and
of songs and a music CD are available. Materials Fee: 0,                  appropriate garb. This 2-day class is designed to bring depth to
Handout Fee: 3.00, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Baroness                 one-dimensional personas, focusing primarily on enhancing your
Catriona nicHugh Mclaey.                                                  Pennsic experience through better comprehension and application
                Fri, 5      11:00 AM Performing Arts                      of Persona Headspace. The first day will be a traditional 1-hr
                                                                          class; the second day we will walk the War, sharing tips and tricks
                                                                          for viewing this confusing amalgam of times and places without
Shakespeare's Fools                                                       losing the mood. 2 days, 1 hr each, 20 handouts $1 each.
In this class we will discuss the fools in Shakespeare's plays and        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
the actors who played them. We will look at how each actor's              Lady Lalitadasa.
strengths changed how Shakespeare wrote the characters.                                 Mon, 8       1:00 PM AS 11
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia.
              Tue, 9       12:00 PM AS 02                                 Breathing Life Into Your Indian Persona, Part 2
                                                                          Your Indian persona can be so much more than just a name and
Speak Up: Presentation Skills                                             appropriate garb. This 2-day class is designed to bring depth to
For court heralds, bards, trainers, royalty - anyone who has to           one-dimensional personas, focusing primarily on enhancing your
speak in front of a group. Learn ways of becoming a stronger              Pennsic experience through better comprehension and application
speaker and presenter, whether in court, in class or in outside the       of Persona Headspace. The first day will be a traditional 1-hr
SCA. Gina will share lessons learned through over 20-year                 class; the second day we will walk the War, sharing tips and tricks
experience with Toastmasters International. Materials Fee: 0,             for viewing this confusing amalgam of times and places without
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Gina Dragoni.                            losing the mood. 2 days, 1 hr each. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
             Thu, 4         1:00 PM AS 03                                 Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Lalitadasa.
               Fri, 5     11:00 AM AS 03                                                Tue, 9       1:00 PM Private Camp




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Classes By Subject
Persona                                                                 Persona
Courtesan's Roundtable
A chance for the courtesans of the Known World to gather                SCA Khazar Persona
together and engage in conversation on diverse topics. The              So you think you want to be a Khazar. Good choice. This course
handout is a list of research materials that have aided me. Length:     will look at the Khazars from the skin out. Clothing, foods, arms
1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 15,            and amour, life-style, skills and who and how to fit into the Known
Instructor: Lady Lalitadasa.                                            World. Khazars were traders on the Silk Road, fighters, scholars
              Sun, 7        1:00 PM AS 11                               and very well dressed. They did it all and so can you. Materials
                                                                        Fee: 0, Materials for: 15, Instructor: Baron Khadir bar Yosef Ha-
                                                                        Kuzari.
Developing Your Japanese Persona
                                                                                       Fri, 12       3:00 PM AS 11
The purpose of this class is to aid anyone who either has a
Japanese persona or wishes to create one work through any
questions and issues concerning the development of a fully              What's in a Name? Personas 101
"living" Japanese persona. Also to provide a guiding path for this      One of the most difficult tasks facing a new member of the SCA is
task, and aid in networking between Japanese Persona within our         how to develop and maintain a persona. This alternate
Society. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Tatsukawa Sarumaru          personality, secondary identity, and enveloping storyline are one
Chisato.                                                                of the most memorable and intimate things a person can craft with
              Tue, 9      12:00 PM AS 11                                their mind, and through this short class, Orm and I hope to be
                                                                        able to assist you in hammering out the details of what will
                                                                        become the backdrop to your SCAdian life. Materials Fee: 0,
How to Be a Fool Without Really Trying                                  Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Aidan The Hostile Halford Orm
History of the Jester, his or her role in Court, and how to jest        The Scop.
today in the SCA. Use the skills you already have to take on a                       Mon, 8        10:00 AM AS 11
Fool's persona. It's really fun. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady                 Wed, 10        12:00 PM AS 10
Nina Amaya of Bright Hills.
              Thu, 4         1:00 PM AS 11
                                                                        Your Group's Persona in an Hour
                                                                        Trying to figure out an in-persona story uniting the members of
Japanese Persona 101
                                                                        your household, encampment, or group? This is the class for you!
The basics of creating a Japanese persona - where to start and          First half lecture, second half workshop. Materials Fee: 0,
what you need to do to do it right, as well as what not to do.          Instructor: Lady Katherine Ashewode.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Sir Ogami Akira.                                          Sat, 6     11:00 AM AS 11
             Sat, 6       12:00 PM AS 11
                                                                        Your Persona in an Hour
Khazar 101
                                                                        What questions should you ask to create and develop your
This course is a survey introduction looking at the history,            persona? Where can you find the answers? Come and find out!
clothing, culture and inter-relationship of the Khazar Kaganate         Research newbies and library veterans are both welcome!
from the 7th C to 12th C.; who were they, and why we should             Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Katherine Ashewode.
care. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Baron Khadir                  Wed, 3        12:00 PM AS 10
bar Yosef Ha-Kuzari.
                                                                                     Tue, 9       12:00 PM AS 10
              Mon, 8        2:00 PM AS 11

Mythbusting Period Piracy                                               Poetry & Literature
The differences between period and aperiod piratic portrayals will      An Overview of Norse Poetry
be outlined. Common myths and mistakes about piracy in the              Are you curious about the poetry in the Edda and the Sagas?
SCA period will be highlighted. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Elias     Want to write your own? Come on by! We will go over rhythm and
Gedney.                                                                 alliteration, how to write in Norse verse, talk about the ways poetry
            Thu, 11       10:00 AM AS 11                                was used, and go over poetic devices such as Kennings.
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Master Grim the
Period Nautical Personae Roundtable                                     Skald.
An open discussion on what constitutes a nautical persona in the                       Mon, 8         4:00 PM AS 12
SCA, how sailors were perceived and behaved in period, and tips
on how to bring nautical personae to life in the SCA. Length: 2         Baba Yaga: Not For the Faint of Heart
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Elias Gedney.                        We all know the stories, but how was the Baba Yaga created?
           Thu, 11        11:00 AM AS 11                                Was cannibalism really prevalent in eastern Europe? Was her
                                                                        house just a depiction of death houses personified? Come to this
Persona Pitfalls                                                        class to find these out and more. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                                                        Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Boiarynia Katrusha the
How to avoid common problems with persona development in                Skomorokh.
order to achieve a more peaceful melding between you and your
persona and thereby enhancing your entire SCA experience.                              Fri, 12     1:00 PM AS 11
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 15, Instructor:
Lady Lalitadasa.
             Wed, 3      1:00 PM AS 11
             Mon, 8      3:00 PM AS 11

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Classes By Subject
Poetry & Literature                                                         Poetry & Literature
Book Club: Medieval Fantasy as Performance                                  Les Trobairitz, Uppity Women of Occitania
Please READ in ADVANCE Michael A .Cramer's "Medieval                        You may be well acquainted with the legendary troubadours. But
Fantasy as Performance" and come to ready to discuss this book.             are you aware of their female counterparts - professional
Share reactions to Professor Cramer's observations and                      minstrels, writing and performing early medieval songs of love,
conclusions about the SCA, and compare our experiences to his               and even lust? Come learn about these anachronistic women
ideas of how the SCA is or can be "performance art by                       writers! Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Maister Emrys Eustace,
committee." This is a group discussion, not a lecture. Like a book          yclept Broom.
club, we will discuss our impressions of the book, likes, and                           Thu, 11        1:00 PM AS 02
dislikes. Here are some potential discussion topics: How your
persona reveals or hides your identity and how these differ from
each other? What rituals you participate in within an SCA context,          Spanish Track: Good Love Across the Centuries:
and what their value is to you? How many roles you have? Which              A Survey of Translations of El Libro de Buen
do you value most and which are most enjoyable? How have they               Amor
changed or developed you? Are you old or young in the Society?              In the 14th century, El Libro de Buen Amor, The Book of Good
How does this affect your view of Cramer's analysis of the SCA as           Love, was to the Castilians what the Canterbury Tales were to the
a counterculture? Did you know you were joining a cult?                     English. El Libro is a collection of tales and poems, some racy,
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Kay of Tre Asterium.                 some sublime, painting a picture of the moral ambiguity of those
             Thu, 11       12:00 PM AS 12                                   troubled times, and the hope of triumph over temptation. This
                                                                            class will survey various English translations of two of its stories
Boreal Master Symposium                                                     (one racy, the other not), showing how later epochs placed their
                                                                            own sensibilities' stamp on their interpretations. Length: 2 hr.,
This is the annual symposium of scholars of the unknown Norse
                                                                            Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
poet called the Boreal Master. Papers and research are presented
                                                                            Maestra Ana de Guzman.
by those who have an interest in this obscure poet. This is our 7th
year. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress                             Wed, 10         4:00 PM AS 12
Morgana bro Morganwg.
              Sun, 7      4:00 PM AS 10                                     The Drottkvaett Form
                                                                            A look at the drottkvaett poetic form - the "rules", examples (both
Courtesy from the Havamal                                                   period and SCA), and an opportunity to try writing some lines.
                                                                            Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for:
An exploration of how the Havamal, the Words of Wisdom of                   25, Instructor: Baron Fridrikr Tomasson.
Odin, can be applied to our day-to-day life in these Current Middle
Ages. Courtesy, Hospitality, and Honor can all be found here.                             Sun, 7        2:00 PM AS 12
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Hlaford Orm the
Scop.                                                                       The Fairy Tale and Legend Workshop
             Sat, 6       1:00 PM AS 02                                     In this class, we will go briefly over the history and definitions of
             Tue, 9       1:00 PM AS 02                                     fairy tales and legends, instances of fairy tales in period, how to
                                                                            look for period sources of both, and how to identify and use motifs
Early Irish Alliterative Poetics                                            to construct or reconstruct tales which could have been
                                                                            told/recorded in period. The participants in the workshop will
This class will cover the basics of writing early Irish alliterative        construct a fairy tale and a legend. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee:
poetry. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Aoife inghean                    0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Luceta di Cosimo.
Conchobair.
                                                                                          Mon, 8         9:00 AM AS 12
              Tue, 9        1:00 PM AS 12
                                                                            The Grateful Dead
House Haunters
                                                                            A companion to the vampire class, exploring the "helpful
Just what are the things that go bump in the night? This class will         revenant" tradition, which was popular in period in Europe. We will
take a close look in dark corners and under the bed to find out the         discuss the examples from the apocrypha, folktales and chivalric
truth about boggarts, brownies, bugbears and other long-legged              romances, and compare the "helpful revenants" and the "baleful
beasties! Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:                   revenants" of folklore. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15,
Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey.                                           Instructor: Luceta di Cosimo.
              Thu, 4       9:00 AM AS 02                                                Wed, 10       10:00 AM AS 12

Inn Draugar: Viking Zombies!                                                The Marriages of Gudrun and Hallgerdr
A look at inn draugar, revenants in Icelandic Sagas. Stories will be        A look at the marriages of Gudrun and Hallgerdr, two of the most
told, origins and solutions discussed, and an attempt to                    fascinating women in the Icelandic Family Sagas. Length: 2 hr.,
understand how these revenants are different from today's brain-            Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor:
eating, foot-draggers. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout             Baron Fridrikr Tomasson.
Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Baron Fridrikr Tomasson.
                                                                                          Thu, 4     10:00 AM AS 12
               Thu, 4       1:00 PM AS 12                                               Thu, 11      10:00 AM AS 12
              Thu, 11       1:00 PM AS 12




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Classes By Subject
Poetry & Literature                                                      SCA Life: Court
Vampires: Separating Fiction from Fiction                                Court: In the Audience and Behind the Thrones
For centuries vampires enjoyed/suffered from more literary and           Court can be intimidating for new Scadians, and even folks who
cinematic interpretations than most folklore antagonists. Now            have been around have questions. What are courts all about?
vampires are defined by 20th-century Hollywood, but what were            How do they come together? How do I act in court? What if I get
the period perceptions? Come and learn about the "originals" from        called up? Why does the herald talk so much? Master Liam, like
ancient to modern times. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15,             his Pelican before him, is a court junkie. He also spent a reign
Instructor: Luceta di Cosimo.                                            behind the thrones when his wife, Countess Alethea, was on the
            Wed, 10        9:00 AM AS 12                                 throne and can explain how courts are set up and how to best
                                                                         enjoy them. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master
                                                                         Liam St. Liam.
When Fairies Were Scary
                                                                                    Wed, 10        10:00 AM AS 11
Learn the history of the fairy tale and how fairies started as
"surviving echoes of the gods" and devolved into Disney's
Tinkerbelle. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:             Retaining the Unretainable
Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey.                                        How to retain. Especially for men, but retaining for both is
             Fri, 12        9:00 AM AS 12                                covered. A very practical approach, mainly dealing with the
                                                                         Baronial, local level of retaining. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                         Lord Philipp Hartrat.
SCA Life                                                                              Thu, 11         1:00 PM AS 10
Get Out of My Chair! Covering the Director Chair
Tired of not being able to tell which chair in camp is yours? Want       SCA Life: Events
a more period-looking seat without all the cost? This class will
discuss how to customize a cover for your camp chair. The focus          Awesome Food Plans!
is on the mundane, director-style camp chair with side table. We         Does your group want a food plan? Do you want to improve the
will discuss options on how to cover other styles of camp chairs         one you have? Is one person (you?) doing all the work? Do you
as desired by class participants. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:         want to make camp life simpler, healthier and more communal?
1, Instructor: Lady Cerridwen verch Ioreword.                            Come make a plan, menu and learn about how plans change and
               Tue, 9       9:00 AM AS 10                                grow! Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 12,
                                                                         Instructor: Mistress Eleanore MacCarthaigh.
KW A&S Artisans Reception                                                            Wed, 10        3:00 PM AS 14

Meet and exchange ideas with artisans from across the Known
World Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,                   Beyond the Kitchen: Running the Feasthall
Instructor: Fiachra Bonesetter Chrestienne de Waterdene.                 Discussion of those parts of a feast that are not cooking: servers,
              Sun, 7      8:30 PM Aethelmearc Royal                      leftovers, plate dressing, table dressing and much, much more.
                                                                         Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress
                                                                         GraziaGeralda Louisa de Navarra.
SCA Life: Court                                                                          Fri, 5     11:00 AM AS 14
Court as Theater
Court is one of the Society's most scheduled and most attended           Event Operations Preplanning
activities, and it is also one of the activities that is most like       We shall discuss how the use of emergency services preplanning
attending a theater performance. Many elements come together             concepts can empower event staff to avoid headaches and handle
to make a successful Court: audience, stage, set and costumes,           problems appropriately. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Master
"actors" and other theatrical elements. This class will discuss          Andreas de Caunteton.
several elements of Court, including what is court, why do we                        Thu, 11     12:00 PM AS 10
have court, how to engage the audience during court, how to
make the audience care about court, how to keep them coming
back to your court? Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baronessa
                                                                         Food Safety in the SCA Kitchen
Giovanna Adimari Baron Gregoire de Lyon.                                 This class will be based off of a real-life food safety program. We
             Wed, 10          4:00 PM AS 03                              will discuss food prep and handling as well as sanitation in a
                                                                         variety of environments. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Triona MacCasky.
Court Etiquette 101
                                                                                       Sun, 7      12:00 PM AS 14
This class will examine the fundamentals of basic Court Etiquette,                      Tue, 9      3:00 PM AS 14
mainly focusing on East Kingdom customs but will go over some
variation between Kingdoms. Individual topics will include: Basic
proper court behavior, What to if you are called into court, What to     If You Host It, They Will Come: Increasing
do if your consort is called into court, How to behave if a              Attendance at your Event
companion or enemy is called in court, Suitable situations for you       With an increasing number of events on the SCA calendar, how
to join a procession into court, Individual Kingdom court customs        do you get people to attend YOUR event? The class covers
(what is and is not allowed), Difference in Baronial court.              organization, publicity and Web design. Non-software specific.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 30, Instructor:          Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Milica of Varna.
Lady Susuile Butler.
                                                                                     Thu, 11        9:00 AM AS 10
              Thu, 4        4:00 PM AS 10
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Classes By Subject
SCA Life: Events                                                       SCA Life: Learning
What to Do When Royalty Comes to Dinner                                SCAbominations: What We Get Wrong And Why
If the Crown is attending your event, designating a Royal Liaison      What the SCA has taught you- and teaches the public- that's
will remove some of the burden for both Head Retainer as well as       slightly, mostly or utterly wrong. More than forty years of SCA
Autocrat. That person could be YOU! Here's what you need to            history has left us with a lot of mis-information that gets carried on
know. Focus is on Atlantia but applies to other kingdoms as well.      as SCA "knowledge". How did these errors start? How can we fix
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Alyna of the Ilex.              them? Why does it matter? Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
              Sat, 6       3:00 PM AS 14                               Instructor: Mistress Alizaundre, Demoiselle de Brebeuf.
                                                                                     Thu, 4        11:00 AM AS 11
Working All Stations: the Local Event Symposium                                      Tue, 9         9:00 AM AS 11
An all-afternoon symposium on hosting a local event, focusing on
the following: 1-2 Site Procurement and Facilities Assessment; 2-      Teaching in the SCA
3 Registration, Pre-Registration, and Accounting; 3-4 Site             This class focuses on using standard teaching techniques,
Activities, Classes and Food; 4-5 Clean-Up and Crew Utilization.       including a detailed lesson plan, to help you improve your
Refreshments will be served. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0,          teaching on SCA topics. Applicable for anyone who teaches,
Instructor: Lady Bronwen Rose Greylyng Tristan de Worrell,             whether they teach class-room topics or hands-on skills. Master
Master Jaji.                                                           Liam taught high school history for 16 years and will provide
             Wed, 10        1:00 PM Private Camp                       lesson plans for use in teaching SCA topics. Materials Fee: 0,
                                                                       Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Liam St. Liam.
                                                                                    Sun, 7        9:00 AM AS 11
SCA Life: Learning                                                                   Tue, 9      10:00 AM AS 10
Arts and Sciences Discussion
Come and meet with the Society MoAS and Kingdom MoAS in
attendance. Ask questions, give opinions, share ideas on what
                                                                       SCA Life: Offices
works well, and ideas about how to improve things. Materials           Being a Useful Local Herald
Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Aibhilin kennari fra Skye.                A look at doing the job of a local pursuivant with a focus on how to
              Mon, 8      11:00 AM AS 10                               do the job well through education of yourself and your group, and
             Thu, 11       2:00 PM AS 10                               working with clients on submissions. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
                                                                       Fee: $, Instructor: Meister Konrad Mailander.
Don't be Afraid, It's Only Documentation                                             Thu, 4      12:00 PM AS 03
Does writing up documentation for display and competition leave
you in cold sweats? This class will guide you step-by-step into        Chatelain Best Practices
creating easy, concise, readable, pain-free documentation. Bring       Will discuss what makes for good chatelain practices, will
your questions. Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:        brainstorm good ideas, discuss newcomers' needs and how to
Lady Ysemay Sterlyng.                                                  meet them. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Hillary of
             Tue, 9        4:00 PM AS 10                               Langeforde.
                                                                                    Tue, 9       5:00 PM AS 10
Judging A&S
A discussion of the basics of judging an Arts& Sciences entry.         Heraldic Customer Service
With respect to the difference between Kingdoms, this will be a        So you went to the bathroom at the wrong time and now you're
general look at how to evaluate and review an A&S entry and how        the herald. There's plenty of information online but do you know
to provide positive feedback to the entrant. After discussion,         how to deal with "Princess Buttercup"? Overview of Customer
students will practice on a number of examples. Students are           Service as it pertains to the SCA Herald's office and discussion.
invited to bring kingdom- specific formats to discuss and use.         Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: $, Instructor: Lady Chang Wu
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor:         Yun.
Mistress Adelicia of Cumbria.                                                         Sat, 6       2:00 PM AS 03
               Sat, 6       9:00 AM AS 11                                            Sun, 7       11:00 AM AS 03
              Thu, 11       9:00 AM AS 01
                                                                       Meet the Board and Corporate Officers
OMG! My Sources Are Wrong!
                                                                       Who are the Board of Directors? What do they do? How does one
Have you ever started a project and found out the source/s you         become a Corporate officer? What does the future of the Society
have weren't reliable? This class will discuss evaluating sources.     hold? Directors Leslie Vaughn, Kim McAuley, and Tim Jennings,
How can you tell whether you have a "good" source? We will look        along with SCA President Tom Hughes and Society Seneschal
at a number of sources to develop skills to critically review your     Kim Harvey (and possibly others) will be available to answer your
sources. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress        questions. Come on by - they'd love to meet you! Length: 2 hr.,
Pagan Graeme.                                                          Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Viscountess Kaellyn
              Sat, 6     12:00 PM AS 10                                mac Dermott Baronessa Isabeau della Farfalla, Master Garraed
                                                                       Galbraith, Baron Master Sean o'Shaughnessy, Countess Kenna
                                                                       Harve.
                                                                                    Tue, 9       1:00 PM AS 10




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Classes By Subject
SCA Life: Offices                                                        SCA Life: Other
Writing for the Compleat Anachronist                                     How to Create and Maintain an SCA Household
Has anyone ever suggested "You should write up your research             How to create, organize and keep a household together, followed
as a Compleat Anachronist"? Find out how to write up your work           by a discussion of problems and problem solving. Materials Fee:
and submit it to the SCA's monographic series. Materials Fee:            0, Instructor: Sir Ogami Akira.
0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Jadwiga                                Sat, 6      2:00 PM AS 10
Zajaczkowa.
              Fri, 12    11:00 AM AS 10                                  How to Kiss a Hand
                                                                         An examination of the fine art of hand kissing, its history and
SCA Life: Other                                                          anatomy. Instruction on how to kiss a hand and how to get your
                                                                         hand kissed or not, and a few other good things to know about it.
An Organized Tent Is a Happy Tent                                        Just to help you have fun in these Current Middle Ages.
Ways to help keep your sanity while SCA camping. Tips on how             Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Tempus Peregrinator.
to keep your tent happy and things off the floor. Attendees are                      Wed, 10        1:00 PM AS 11
encouraged to add their own tips. Class is aimed at adults;
children may attend. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0.5,
Instructor: Lord Eric Edwardson.
                                                                         How to Retain Members
              Tue, 9       9:00 AM AS 01                                 There has been a lot of fantastic work on how to recruit new
                                                                         members into the SCA, but not as much work on how to keep up
                                                                         membership numbers. The importance of recruitment should not
Artisans' Row Wrap-Up & Review                                           be understated, but it should also be equally important to try to
Come join us for a wrap-up and review session for Artisans Row           find ways to keep our current members by analyzing why we lose
at Pennsic 40. What did you enjoy particularly this year? What           participants, and to reevaluate our regional and local goals in
would you like to see changed for next year? Any ideas for               order to keep our groups fresh and exciting for people that have
sessions you'd like to help organize next year? Come tell us             been involved for 1 month, 1 year or decades! This class will
now! Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn.         explore the need for retention strategies within the SCA at every
             Fri, 12       2:00 PM AS 10                                 level of the organization. Topics to be discussed will include
                                                                         motivation, encouragement, recognition as well as the re-
                                                                         evaluation of event themes and lay-outs. Materials Fee: 0,
Building A Yurt To Camp Comfortably                                      Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Baronessa Giovanna Adimari.
Like yurts? Want to learn to build one? Then folks, this is the                        Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 10
class for you. Trust me- you can do this (or bribe a talented friend                    Fri, 12      1:00 PM AS 10
to do it for you). It's not magic, it's just geometry and work.
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 24, Instructor:
Majester Alchamar Mor Taraid.                                            Making the SCA Work for Your Resume
               Sun, 7        10:00 AM AS 10                              Many SCA members are leaders, mentors, and officers in our
              Thu, 11         4:00 PM AS 03                              Society, but don't know how to translate their volunteer experience
                                                                         into modern professional context. Learn how to use your SCA
                                                                         experiences on your resume. Explore translating your SCA offices
Genealogy for SCAdians                                                   and activities into mundane language; addressing transferable
While our personas, according to SCA practice and tradition, are         skills and how to present them; writing a professional entry on
not connected to historical persons, or persons who can be               your resume reflecting your work within a global non-profit
documented to have lived in the medieval period, our modern              organization that is over forty years old. Handouts will include
identity is connected to our family origins. Its only natural that we    resources for common officer positions that can be leveraged for
as living history practitioners should wonder about our own family       "job" descriptions; avoiding ageism on your SCA experience; what
roots in the medieval period. This class will focus on family            can be considered transferable skills from our culture to modern
research into the medieval period, including myths and realities of      settings. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 3, Instructor: Lady
conducting research to determine the origins of our families and         Landinn de Marest.
connections to medieval places and people of interest. Materials                       Tue, 9        3:00 PM AS 10
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: THL                            Wed, 10        10:00 AM AS 10
Shoshido Tora Gozen.
             Wed, 10         9:00 AM AS 11
                                                                         Pennsic Battlefield for the Uninitiated
                                                                         A walking tour of the Battlefield and its environs. I'll show you
Having Fun In the SCA
                                                                         where to volunteer, how to get the best pictures, what all those
The venerable Master Ernst von Kitzingen says, of the SCA: "If           flags mean and where NOT to stand. We'll meet at A&S point and
you ain't havin' fun, you ain't doing it right." How can we keep that    move on from there. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Chang
element of wonder and fun in the SCA? Feel free to bring ideas.          Wu Yun.
This would be a great time for people to share ideas with others.                    Wed, 3          1:00 PM Meet at A&S Point
How do you keep things fresh? How do you avoid burnout?
                                                                                      Thu, 4         1:00 PM Meet at A&S Point
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Liam St.
Liam.
            Thu, 11         9:00 AM AS 11




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SCA Life: Other                                                          SCA Life: Other
Pennsic Homes - Something Besides a Tent                                 The Curse of the Title "Diverse Arts" - Method to
An overview and a tour of the many types of Pennsic homes.               the Madness
Many of us put together amazing structures just for Pennsic.             Do your friends think you have A&S OCD? Do you jump from one
Some are taken apart and stored here, to be put back together            project to the next, seemingly at random, and you hear feedback
next year. Others have gone from storage trailers to Pennsic             like "no follow through" and "lacks focus"? Do you have a reason
Homes on Wheels, which may travel back and forth or may stay             behind the seeming chaos, but it's hard to explain? This class,
at Pennsic all year, becoming a storage trailer the rest of the year.    part lecture and part round-table, will work on showing the
This class will give an overview of some of them, talk about ways        shadowy world lurking in the A&S wilderness, usually lumped into
anyone can do this, and then tour some of the homes. Length: 2           the generic term "Diverse Arts" - and show how many diverse
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh.            A&S fields are interrelated. We'll delve into the philosophy that
                Fri, 5      3:00 PM AS 10                                separates fields of endeavor in the SCA, and how we can
                                                                         integrate some of those components into a unified whole. Length:
                                                                         2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Carowyn Silveroak.
Pennsic Without Breaking the Bank
                                                                                        Sun, 7      7:00 PM AS 09
Travelling to Pennsic on a limited budget? Want to get the most
bang for your Pennsic buck? Find out how at this class!
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Katherine Ashewode.                   The Pennsic Memorial Ship
              Thu, 4      10:00 AM AS 10                                 The history of the ship which pays tribute to those we have lost
                                                                         from inspiration to this year. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
                                                                         Instructor: Lady Myfanwy Ddirwestol ferch Gruffudd.
Power and Leadership in the SCA
                                                                                        Fri, 5       5:00 PM AS 10
1. Power structures in the SCA and how they work; and 2.
                                                                                       Tue, 9        5:00 PM AS 15
Leadership, how to be an effective leader in your group and
Kingdom. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
Instructor: Magistra Rosemounde of Mercia.                               Scribal Arts
             Sun, 7       12:00 PM AS 15
                                                                         Beginning Scribal Track (Day 1 of 5)
SCA 2010 Census Question and Answer                                      Intensive workshop for new scribes, focusing on the Luttrell
                                                                         Psalter, a fantastic 14th-c. English manuscript. Topics to be
This will be a Q&A about the SCA 2010 Census. Preliminary                covered include history and design of the manuscript, calligraphy,
results will be posted on SCA.org shortly before Pennsic, so this        gilding, and painting. Plan to attend all 5 days. No experience
will be an opportunity to ask questions. Materials Fee: 0,               necessary. $45 fee covers supplies, handouts, and beginner’s
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Ysabeau of Prague.                       scribal kit, enough to keep you working after War! Sign up in
               Tue, 9       4:00 PM AS 07                                advance: 8/8, 8 to 10 AM, AE Royal. For more details, visit.
                                                                         Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 45, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:
SCA Geography 101: Where is Oertha?                                      10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Mistress Alicia Langdon Mistress
                                                                         Arianna Wynthrop, Maestra Gianna di Aurelio.
The number of SCA Kingdoms and Principalities has expanded
greatly in the past few years. Learn about the growth of the SCA                        Mon, 8      10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
and where some of the most "exotic" groups are located.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Mistress Milica of Varna.                  Beginning Scribal Track (Day 2 of 5)
              Thu, 4      11:00 AM AS 10                                 Intensive workshop for new scribes, focusing on the Luttrell
                                                                         Psalter, a fantastic 14th-c. English manuscript. Topics to be
So You Want to Be a Merchant                                             covered include history and design of the manuscript, calligraphy,
                                                                         gilding, and painting. Plan to attend all 5 days. No experience
When you have run out of room for your crafts or garb, you may           necessary. $45 fee covers supplies, handouts, and beginner’s
want to sell some of it to make room for new projects, but you           scribal kit, enough to keep your working after War! Sign up in
have no idea how to go about being a merchant. Learn from three          advance: 8/8, 8 to 10 AM, AE Royal. For more details, visit
experienced merchants, who can advise and guide you through              http://www.aethelmearc-scribes.org/. Length: 2 hr., Materials
the thicket of things you need to know. Materials Fee: 0,                Fee: 45, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 10,
Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 25, Instructor: Lady Devra the             Instructor: Mistress Alicia Langdon Mistress Arianna Wynthrop,
Baker Lady Carllein, Lady Gwenneth.                                      Maestra Gianna di Aurelio.
               Tue, 9      11:00 AM Merchant Booth                                      Tue, 9      10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal

Street Smarts                                                            Beginning Scribal Track (Day 3 of 5)
What's in a name? A folkloric history of Pennsic geography. How          Intensive workshop for new scribes, focusing on the Luttrell
the streets and areas of Pennsic came by their distinctive               Psalter, a fantastic 14th-c. English manuscript. Topics to be
designations. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Dame Morwenna                covered include history and design of the manuscript, calligraphy,
Trevethan.                                                               gilding, and painting. Plan to attend all 5 days. No experience
               Fri, 5    10:00 AM AS 10                                  necessary. $45 fee covers supplies, handouts, and beginner’s
             Mon, 8      12:00 PM AS 10                                  scribal kit, enough to keep your working after War! Sign up in
                                                                         advance: 8/8, 8 to 10 AM, AE Royal. For more details, visit
                                                                         http://www.aethelmearc-scribes.org/. Length: 2 hr., Materials
                                                                         Fee: 45, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 10,
                                                                         Instructor: Mistress Alicia Langdon Mistress Arianna Wynthrop,
                                                                         Maestra Gianna di Aurelio.
                                                                                      Wed, 10       10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
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Scribal Arts                                                            Scribal Arts
                                                                        Scribal Playtime
Beginning Scribal Track (Day 4 of 5)                                    Daily Scribal Playtime (Aug 4 thru Aug 10) is an open time for
Intensive workshop for new scribes, focusing on the Luttrell            scribes to come in, sit and talk, or work with other scribes in our
Psalter, a fantastic 14th-c. English manuscript. Topics to be           clean scribal tents. Specialized instruction may occur dependent
covered include history and design of the manuscript, calligraphy,      upon the teacher of the day. There will be a different teacher
gilding, and painting. Plan to attend all 5 days. No experience         available daily. Please come and enjoy the company or work on
necessary. $45 fee covers supplies, handouts, and beginner’s            that scroll. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
scribal kit, enough to keep your working after War! Sign up in          Instructor: Maestra Gianna di Aurelio Ekaterina Volkova, Dicea,
advance: 8/8, 8 to 10 AM, AE Royal. For more details, visit             Barbary Rose, Aidan ni Lear.
http://www.aethelmearc-scribes.org/. Length: 2 hr., Materials                          Thu, 4      12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Fee: 45, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 10,                           Fri, 5     12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Instructor: Mistress Alicia Langdon Mistress Arianna Wynthrop,
Maestra Gianna di Aurelio.                                                             Sat, 6      12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                                       Sun, 7      12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
              Thu, 11      10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                                      Mon, 8       12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                                       Tue, 9      12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Beginning Scribal Track (Day 5 of 5)
                                                                                     Wed, 10       12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Intensive workshop for new scribes, focusing on the Luttrell
Psalter, a fantastic 14th-c. English manuscript. Topics to be
covered include history and design of the manuscript, calligraphy,      So You Want to Be A Scribe
gilding, and painting. Plan to attend all 5 days. No experience         A general overview of the materials and resources you need to
necessary. $45 fee covers supplies, handouts, and beginner’s            become a scribe. While focused on becoming a scribe in
scribal kit, enough to keep your working after War! Sign up in          Æthelmearc, the general knowledge is good for scribes of any
advance: 8/8, 8 to 10 AM, AE Royal. For more details, visit             kingdom. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15,
http://www.aethelmearc-scribes.org/. Length: 2 hr., Materials           Instructor: Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.
Fee: 45, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 10,                         Sat, 6     10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
Instructor: Mistress Alicia Langdon Mistress Arianna Wynthrop,
Maestra Gianna di Aurelio.
                                                                        Starting a Local Scriptorium
               Fri, 12     10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                        How to start and support a scriptorium including some solutions to
                                                                        common problems. A checklist of generally desirable materials
Chinese Scrolls and Seals Roundtable                                    and things to have available for new scribes will be supplied to
This is a roundtable discussion on Chinese illumination on both         attendees. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 10,
paper and silk. It also includes carved signature seals. There will     Instructor: THL Odriana vander Brugghe.
exemplars available for review, as well as sample signature seals                   Wed, 10       2:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
from past Aethelmearc royalty. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee:
0, Materials for: 15, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: THL Ismay
Ponde.                                                                  Tenkoku: Signature Seal Carving
               Sat, 6      11:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal                   An introduction to designing and carving a signature seal.
                                                                        Introduction to historic ways to attest documents, historic letter
                                                                        forms, and the textual elements of signature seals. Materials
Heraldry for Scribes                                                    Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Solveig Throndardottir.
The first part is a quick discussion of where one can find a                        Thu, 11         1:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
depiction of an individual's device. The second part is a survey of
period coats of arms in various styles (and where to find more
example). Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Instructor: Dame            The Canons of Page Design: Secrets of the
Elsbeth Anne Roth.                                                      Scribes
             Thu, 11        10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal                  The scribes and book makers of the Middle Ages had to begin
                                                                        somewhere. How did they decide where the words would go and
                                                                        what size to make the margins? What secrets were passed down
Necessary Information for Scrolls
                                                                        from the guild masters to their apprentices? Are they now lost to
Where do you go to get info on arms and names and what should           time or can we discover them once more by studying surviving
go on scrolls for armigerous needs, and what requirements need          documents? How can we use this knowledge to improve our own
to be met? Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10,         art? Size Matters! Make your documents more aesthetically
Instructor: Lady Mary Elizabeth Clayson.                                pleasing and more period-looking by starting with the correct
              Mon, 8       9:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal                    proportions. We'll examine modern theories of how scribes laid
                                                                        out their pages and then create a poster board template (with
Oops! I Ruined My Scroll, Now What?                                     minimal math) that will help you make your scrolls both
                                                                        harmonious and fit within a modern standard mat of frame. Please
Ever get a messy line, drop of paint, wrong word or a cat print on      bring a sharp drawing pencil & ruler. Materials Fee: 1, Handout
your scroll? Different methods for fixing scrolls will be covered.      Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Mistress
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 20, Handouts for:      Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua.
20, Instructor: Baroness Lavena Knappe.                                               Sat, 6        2:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
             Mon, 8      10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal                                   Tue, 9       11:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal




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Classes By Subject
Scribal Arts                                                           Scribal Arts: Calligraphy
Wordsmithing Roundtable                                                              Sat, 6        1:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Language is our most powerful, most enduring and most
entertaining toy. Some scrolls touch our hearts, make us laugh or      Advanced Calligraphy Track (Day 4 of 4)
inspire...and some just sit on the page. Why? We have no               Come join some of AEthelmearc's finest calligraphers for an
answers, but plenty of opinions. Come share your opinions of           intensive look at some specific calligraphic hands. We will be
what works and what doesn't. **Please feel free to bring copies of     looking at manuscripts instead of how-to books and trying to
past and future texts you've written or received for discussion        decipher what those medieval scribes were doing and how they
and/or dissection** or come and listen to me dissect my own.           were doing it. We will meet for 4 consecutive days from 1-3 pm in
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Po Silvertop        AEthelmearc Royal. We will begin on Thursday, August 4, and
the Rogue.                                                             continue through to Sunday, August 7, from 1-3 pm in
             Thu, 11        5:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal                  AEthelmearc Royal. Bring your favorite pen and join us for some
                                                                       fun. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials
                                                                       for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Duchess Anna Blackleaf
Scribal Arts: Calligraphy                                              Cadell Blaidd Du, Hrefna in heppna Thorgrimsdottir, Sophie
                                                                       Davenport.
A Proper Medieval Pen
                                                                                     Sun, 7        1:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Turn a simple goose feather into a genuine period pen - easier to
use than the ones seen in TV and movies, using period-style or
modern knives also used to work parchment. Materials Fee: 2,           Calligraphy 101
Instructor: Lord Aleksandr the Traveller Mistress Megan of the         The very basics of calligraphy will be taught by practicing
Guild of Limners.                                                      techniques of basic alphabets with Speedball dip pens and India
              Mon, 8     12:00 PM Merchant Booth                       ink. For the raw beginner who may be interested in becoming a
                                                                       scribe. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 5, Handout Fee: 5,
                                                                       Materials for: 15, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Lady Elsa de Lyon.
Advanced Calligraphy Track (Day 1 of 4)
                                                                                       Fri, 5     9:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
Come join some of AEthelmearc's finest calligraphers for an
intensive look at some specific calligraphic hands. We will be
looking at manuscripts instead of how-to books and trying to           Period Ink: Decoding & Redacting the Formulas
decipher what those medieval scribes were doing and how they           Decoding the actual process of making good oak gall ink. Covers
were doing it. We will meet for 4 consecutive days from 1-3 pm in      how Victorian nonsense creeps into SCA-held beliefs such as
AEthelmearc Royal. We will begin on Thursday, August 4, and            through the method of William of Baskerville and the Silent
continue through to Sunday, August 7, from 1-3 pm in                   Hound. Includes some additional chemical 'rediscoveries' making
AEthelmearc Royal. Bring your favorite pen and join us for some        period ink, art and calligraphy far easier to reproduce. Length: 2
fun. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials        hr., Materials Fee: 2, Materials for: 25, Instructor: Lord Aleksandr
for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Duchess Anna Blackleaf          the Traveller Mistress Megan of the Guild of Limners.
Cadell Blaidd Du, Hrefna in heppna Thorgrimsdottir, Sophie                           Mon, 8        1:00 PM Merchant Booth
Davenport.
              Thu, 4        1:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                       Spanish Track: Visigothic Minuscule
                                                                       Is that an "f" or an "s"? A 't" or an "a"? Learn the mysteries of this
Advanced Calligraphy Track (Day 2 of 4)                                uniquely Spanish script from the early medieval period (7th - 12th
Come join some of AEthelmearc's finest calligraphers for an            centuries). Class will also cover Mozarbic illuminated capitals.
intensive look at some specific calligraphic hands. We will be         Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Doña Violante de
looking at manuscripts instead of how-to books and trying to           Sant Sebastian.
decipher what those medieval scribes were doing and how they                          Mon, 8       12:00 PM AS 03
were doing it. We will meet for 4 consecutive days from 1-3 pm in
AEthelmearc Royal. We will begin on Thursday, August 4, and
continue through to Sunday, August 7, from 1-3 pm in                   Taking the Brush: Japanese Calligraphy
AEthelmearc Royal. Bring your favorite pen and join us for some        Learn some basics of Japanese calligraphy. Length: 2 hr.,
fun. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Duchess Anna Blackleaf          Solveig Throndardottir.
Cadell Blaidd Du, Hrefna in heppna Thorgrimsdottir, Sophie                          Sun, 7      2:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Davenport.
               Fri, 5       1:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                       The Old Icelandic Manuscript
                                                                       A look at the manuscripts of laws, sagas, and other literature,
Advanced Calligraphy Track (Day 3 of 4)                                produced in Iceland between the years 1100 and 1450. We will
Come join some of AEthelmearc's finest calligraphers for an            look at hands used, layouts, and marginalia. The subjects will be
intensive look at some specific calligraphic hands. We will be         manuscripts housed at the Arnamegnaen Institute in Reykjavik
looking at manuscripts instead of how-to books and trying to           and Copenhaven. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout
decipher what those medieval scribes were doing and how they           Fee: 0, Materials for: 15, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Baron
were doing it. We will meet for 4 consecutive days from 1-3 pm in      Fridrikr Tomasson.
AEthelmearc Royal. We will begin on Thursday, August 4, and                           Fri, 5      11:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
continue through to Sunday, August 7, from 1-3 pm in
                                                                                     Tue, 9        2:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
AEthelmearc Royal. Bring your favorite pen and join us for some
fun. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Materials
for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Duchess Anna Blackleaf          Scribal Arts: Illumination
Cadell Blaidd Du, Hrefna in heppna Thorgrimsdottir, Sophie
Davenport.
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Classes By Subject
Scribal Arts: Illumination                                             Scribal Arts: Illumination
Advanced Scribal Track - The Belles Heures of                          Beginning Celtic Knotwork
Jean de France, Duc de Berry (Day 1 of 5)                              This introductory class will show you how to get started using a "5-
This advanced 5-day/2 hour per day workshop will cover                 dot technique". We will also learn how to analyze existing pieces
techniques used in the Belles Heures. Each participant will create     to determine the patterns used. Graph paper and a handout will
a finished, original scroll by the end of class. Overview of the       be provided. Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for:
Belles Heures. Day 1: A general overview of the Belles Heures          25, Instructor: Sthurrim Caithnes.
and materials discussion. Day 2: Composition and Gilding. Day 3:                     Sun, 7        4:00 PM AS 03
Border painting. Day 4: Miniature painting. Day 5: Calligraphy.
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 35, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:
                                                                       Demonstration of Manuscript Illumination
10, Instructor: Mistress Antoinette de la Croix.
              Mon, 8         1:30 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                       Techniques
                                                                       Master RanthulfR will demonstrate the process of creating an
                                                                       illuminated artwork on parchment with period materials and
Advanced Scribal Track - The Belles Heures of                          techniques. See how a period piece is created including
Jean de France, Duc de Berry (Day 2 of 5)                              parchment surface preparation, under-drawing & inking,
This advanced 5-day/2 hour per day workshop will cover                 tempering colors, paint application techniques and, if time and
techniques used in the Belles Heures. Each participant will create     weather permit, gilding. This is an over-the-shoulder
a finished, original scroll by the end of class. Overview of the       demonstration with verbal description as it goes. Questions and
Belles Heures. Day 1: A general overview of the Belles Heures          conversation are encouraged. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0,
and materials discussion. Day 2: Composition and Gilding. Day 3:       Instructor: Master RanthulfR AsparlundR.
Border painting. Day 4: Miniature painting. Day 5: Calligraphy.                      Sat, 6       3:00 PM Merchant Booth
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 35, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:
10, Instructor: Mistress Antoinette de la Croix.                       Duc de Berry Borders
               Tue, 9        1:30 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                       Ever wonder about all those vines and leaves and how to get
                                                                       them on your scroll? This is an introductory class to the Duc de
Advanced Scribal Track - The Belles Heures of                          Berry vine border and layouts. We will cover how to draw a vine
Jean de France, Duc de Berry (Day 3 of 5)                              and how to draw leaves and berries as well as dealing with space
This advanced 5-day/2 hour per day workshop will cover                 and white work. It is helpful to bring a Curve to class if you have
techniques used in the Belles Heures. Each participant will create     one. You have the option purchase a Curve from me for $3 if you
a finished, original scroll by the end of class. Overview of the       do not have one. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Materials
Belles Heures. Day 1: A general overview of the Belles Heures          for: 10, Handouts for: 15, Instructor: Baroness Alexandra dei
and materials discussion. Day 2: Composition and Gilding. Day 3:       Campagnella.
Border painting. Day 4: Miniature painting. Day 5: Calligraphy.                     Thu, 4         3:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 35, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:
10, Instructor: Mistress Antoinette de la Croix.                       Gold, Gold, Gold!
            Wed, 10          1:30 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                       Understand gold leaf and its use in illuminations. Explore a variety
                                                                       of period and modern gilding techniques for paper and parchment,
Advanced Scribal Track - The Belles Heures of                          including fish glue, garlic, gum ammoniac, permacol and more.
Jean de France, Duc de Berry (Day 4 of 5)                              For beginners and advanced. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 3,
                                                                       Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Dosalena Sophia della Mirandola.
This advanced 5- day/2 hour per day workshop will cover
techniques used in the Belles Heures. Each participant will create                 Wed, 10         11:00 AM Merchant Booth
a finished, original scroll by the end of class. Overview of the
Belles Heures. Day 1: A general overview of the Belles Heures          How to Draw Basic Manuscript Flora
and materials discussion. Day 2: Composition and Gilding Day 3:
                                                                       A hands-on, how-to guide to drawing flowers for illumination.
Border painting Day 4: Miniature painting Day 5: Calligraphy.
                                                                       Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Handouts for: 15, Instructor:
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 35, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:
                                                                       Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.
10, Instructor: Mistress Antoinette de la Croix.
                                                                                  Wed, 10      10:00 AM AEthelmearc Royal
             Thu, 11         1:30 PM AEthelmearc Royal

Advanced Scribal Track - The Belles Heures of                          Illuminating Armor in Manuscripts
Jean de France, Duc de Berry (Day 5 of 5)                              Reviews how armor was represented in manuscripts during
                                                                       various timeframes. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness
This advanced 5-day/2 hour per day workshop will cover                 Aldermoureis Ventzke.
techniques used in the Belles Heures. Each participant will create
a finished, original scroll by the end of class. Overview of the                    Sun, 7   10:00 AM AS 12
Belles Heures. Day 1: A general overview of the Belles Heures
and materials discussion. Day 2: Composition and Gilding. Day 3:       Illumination Painting Techniques
Border painting. Day 4: Miniature painting. Day 5: Calligraphy.        Techniques of manuscript illumination are varied, but all require a
Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 35, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for:       strong foundation in specialized painting techniques. This class
10, Instructor: Mistress Antoinette de la Croix.                       will explore the skills needed to create a truly medieval painting on
               Fri, 12       1:30 PM AEthelmearc Royal                 paper, pergamenata, and parchment- including paint viscosity,
                                                                       brush handling, paint application, color mixing and blending. For
                                                                       beginner to advanced. Come learn new skills and share your own
                                                                       tricks of the trade! Materials Fee: 3, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                       Lady Dosalena Sophia della Mirandola.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011                                 Page 70 of 75
Classes By Subject
Scribal Arts: Illumination                                               Scribal Arts: Illumination
             Tue, 9        4:00 PM Merchant Booth                        Practical Alchemy: Making Pigments
                                                                         Using basic alchemy (lye and alum each dissolved in hot water),
Introduction to Lighting, Shading, and Color                             we will prepare red and blue pigments from brazil wood and lapis
Theory                                                                   lazuli, according to instructions from the Italian artist Cennini.
Do you find that there is something missing from your                    Warning: alchemy is messy, dangerous, and secret. Bring
illumination? Do you think that your pieces seem "flat" or too           protective gloves (rubber). Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 5,
simple compared to the original? Introduction to lighting, shading       Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Johannes von Narrenstein.
and color theory can help beginners add depth to their                                 Tue, 9         9:00 AM Private Camp
illumination. Students will use pencil at first to find light sources
and placement of shadows. We will then progress to color theory          The Golden Ratio: As It Applies to Illumination
and students can experiment with lighting and shading in color
with the use of gouache. Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 0,               It started with Pythagoras and Euclid's mathematical view on
Materials for: 10, Handouts for: 10, Instructor: Lady Roxanne du         nature, moved on through the Middle Ages in illumination, to
St. Luc.                                                                 Leonardo da Vinci's artwork, and continues today to affect the
                                                                         artistic world. What is it? Why, the Golden Ratio, of course!
            Wed, 10         3:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal
                                                                         Otherwise known as Phi - a close cousin to Pi - this ratio can be
                                                                         found everywhere. This class will focus on what the Golden Ratio
Itty Bitty People in Illumination                                        is and how to apply it to the layout of your illumination pages just
Don't be telling me you can't draw people that small. It's not as        as scribes did for centuries. Materials Fee: 1, Handout Fee: 1,
hard as you think! What better way to personalize a scroll than to       Materials for: 20, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Lady Roana
add an itty bitty cheering section? Or, perhaps a few look-alikes?       Aldinoch.
Gnomey things? Drolleries? Grotesques? Bring your supplies,                             Thu, 4       12:00 PM AS 12
your paper, and your imagination and we'll play! Length: 2 hr.,                       Wed, 10        11:00 AM AS 12
Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Instructor: Lady Emma
MacMinn.
              Wed, 3       10:00 AM AS 13                                Scribal Arts: Other
               Sat, 6      10:00 AM AS 13                                Best Scribal Books for Your Bucks
                                                                         Limited resources? Find out tips for building your own scribal
Making Paint from Period Pigments                                        library: what to look for in a great book -- and what to avoid! Then,
Part 1 of a two-part class on painting as medieval people did.           LET'S GO SHOPPING! A guided tour of the best scribal books
Learn what paint is made of, how to prepare pigments safely, and         available in the marketplace. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
try your hand at painting with what you've made. Safe for                Instructor: Mistress Alicia Langland.
children. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master                          Sun, 7       12:00 PM AS 11
Johannes von Narrenstein.
              Mon, 8      10:00 AM AS 03                                 Brush Making
                                                                         Identification of different types of brushes and their functions.
Painting French Flowers from Illuminated                                 Historic brush research and hands-on in making paintbrushes.
Manuscripts, Part 1                                                      Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 10, Handout Fee: 10, Instructor:
Beginner to intermediate painters are welcome to come learn a            Baroness Annejke MacAiodh.
step-by-step method for painting strawberries and fan flowers                           Tue, 9         9:00 AM AS 03
from French and Flemish manuscripts. This is a techniques class;
come prepared to paint. Bring your own brushes. Length: 1.5 hr.,         Byzantine Iconography
Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Instructor:
                                                                         An introduction to the ancient art of Byzantine Icons, also known
Mistress Antoinette de la Croix.
                                                                         as Icon writing- theology in line and color. An in-depth overview of
             Sun, 7       12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal                     its origins in Egyptian painting, history, symbolism, and technique.
                                                                         Part I is lecture, part II hands-on. Materials Fee: 0, Handout
Painting French Flowers from Illuminated                                 Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Dosalena Sophia della Mirandola.
Manuscripts, Part 2                                                                     Sun, 7        11:00 AM Merchant Booth
Beginner to intermediate painters are welcome to come learn a
step-by-step method for painting cornflowers and borage found in         How To Draw Dragons
French and Flemish manuscripts. This is a techniques class;              For young and old alike. Come and learn simple methods for
come prepared to paint. Bring your own brushes. Length: 1.5 hr.,         drawing several types of this favorite creature. Asian, European,
Materials Fee: 2, Handout Fee: 0, Materials for: 10, Instructor:         illumination, and painting types will be taught in simple step-by-
Mistress Antoinette de la Croix.                                         step process. Paper and pencils, & space provided for 15.
           Wed, 10        12:00 PM AEthelmearc Royal                     Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master RanthulfR
                                                                         AsparlundR.
Painting with Medieval Paints                                                        Wed, 10         4:00 PM Merchant Booth
Part 2 of a two-part class. Having prepared our paints, we will use
them to paint acanthus leaves according to the step-by-step
procedure of "The Gottingen Model Book." Materials Fee: 0,
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master Johannes von Narrenstein.
              Mon, 8      11:00 AM AS 03


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Classes By Subject
Scribal Arts: Other                                                     Spanish Track
Icons and Panel Painting                                                Spanish Track: Good Love Across the Centuries:
Egg tempera is one of the earliest painting mediums, an ancient         A Survey of Translations of El Libro de Buen
medium dating to the Egyptians and used throughout history.             Amor
Byzantine Icons, Fra Angelico, Mantegna and Botticelli used egg         In the 14th century, El Libro de Buen Amor, The Book of Good
tempera, as well as the Sienese painters- Duccio di Buoninsegna,        Love, was to the Castilians what the Canterbury Tales were to the
the Lorenzetti brothers, Giovanni di Paolo, Sassetta. Virtually all     English. El Libro is a collection of tales and poems, some racy,
panel paintings executed before the 1400s used solely the yolk of       some sublime, painting a picture of the moral ambiguity of those
the egg. This hands-on workshop will cover basic egg tempera            troubled times, and the hope of triumph over temptation. This
techniques. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 4, Handout Fee: 3,            class will survey various English translations of two of its stories
Instructor: Lady Dosalena Sophia della Mirandola.                       (one racy, the other not), showing how later epochs placed their
              Sat, 6       4:00 PM Merchant Booth                       own sensibilities' stamp on their interpretations. Length: 2 hr.,
                                                                        Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 1, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
Making an Entire 15th-Century Tromp L'eoil Book                         Maestra Ana de Guzman.
by Hand from Scratch                                                                Wed, 10         4:00 PM AS 12
A new Digital PowerPoint Projection presentation of the entire
process of making a complete 15th-c. book entirely by hand,             Spanish Track: She's Got the (Hispano-Flemish)
using medieval materials and techniques. Images and detailed            Look
discussion will include parchment preparation, ruling and layout,       A short overview of Spanish women's style from 1480-1530.
calligraphy, gilding, illumination, and binding techniques.             Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
Questions and conversation are encouraged and are welcome to            Doña Beatriz Aluarez de la Oya.
continue after the class. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Master RanthulfR AsparlundR.                               Fri, 5   12:00 PM AS 08
              Sun, 7         4:00 PM Merchant Booth                                 Mon, 8        1:00 PM AS 08


Making Paints                                                           Spanish Track: Spain is Weird!
Learn how various types of paints were/are made including egg           Want to stand out in a crowd? Try wearing Spanish! This class
tempera, oil, watercolor, gouache, casein, and encaustic. Length:       will take a look at the weird, wild, wonderful fashions of Spain.
2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Annejke MacAiodh.         Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20, Instructor:
                                                                        Doña Beatriz Aluarez de la Oya.
           Wed, 10         9:00 AM AS 03
                                                                                      Mon, 8         2:00 PM AS 08

Portrait Drawing in the Renaissance
                                                                        Spanish Track: Spanish Rope Shoes
Covers drawing portraits in various media and with various models
available during the week as well as one-on-one tutoring. Length:       Learn how to make 16th-century Spanish alpargatas. Kits include
2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Baroness Annejke MacAiodh.         all the material needed to make your first pair of shoes which we
                                                                        will be working on in class. Observers welcome. Length: 2 hr.,
              Sun, 7      11:00 AM AS 12                                Materials Fee: 15, Materials for: 10, Instructor: Ladyship Josefina
                                                                        del Torre.
Spanish Track                                                                       Wed, 10       10:00 AM AS 13

Spanish Track: 13th-Century Spanish Clothing
                                                                        Spanish Track: Spanish Sleeves
Spain is different! They had crazy hats, unusual garments and
other strangeness. I will give an overview of the styles of clothing    Sleeves take on a life of their own in this quick overview of one of
for both men and woman in 13th-century Spain. You will have an          the most versatile fashion accessories on the Iberian peninsula. A
opportunity to see copies of illuminations, my recreated garments,      short overview of Spanish women's sleeve styles from 1480-
and pictures of extant garments. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,       1530. Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 2, Handouts for: 20,
Instructor: Maestra Isabel Ximenez de Gaucin.                           Instructor: Doña Beatriz Aluarez de la Oya.
              Mon, 8       10:00 AM AS 08                                            Mon, 8         3:00 PM AS 08


Spanish Track: Clothing and Fashion in 13th-                            Spanish Track: Visigothic Minuscule
Century Moorish Spain                                                   Is that an "f" or an "s"? A 't" or an "a"? Learn the mysteries of this
                                                                        uniquely Spanish script from the early medieval period (7th - 12th
Learn about (No Suggestions) clothing from this politically             centuries). Class will also cover Mozarbic illuminated capitals.
dynamic period of Spanish history, based on information taken           Materials Fee: 0, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Doña Violante de
from miniatures, surviving textiles, and text sources. Materials        Sant Sebastian.
Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 5, Handouts for: 20, Instructor: Doña
Violante de Sant Sebastian.                                                            Mon, 8       12:00 PM AS 03
             Mon, 8        9:00 AM AS 08
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Classes By Subject
Thrown Weapons                                                          Thrown Weapons
11th Annual East and Middle Thrown Weapons                              East Kingdom Marshal-in-Training Class, Part 1
Champions' Competition                                                  Become a East Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal. Class is held
This is the 11th-annual contest between the best throwers in the        in three parts, with a practical session. Participants MUST attend
East and Middle with their Allies. The competition is limited to 12     all three parts and have at least 3 hours of range time to complete
champions per Kingdom (24 total). Come out and cheer your side          the course. Requirements are: Membership in the Society and
on. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Gailen Alric       Minimum age of 18. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Ros.                                                                    Lord Leo Schuwert.
              Tue, 9       3:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                                Sun, 7         9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang

13th Annual Interkingdom Thrown Weapons                                 East Kingdom Marshal-in-Training Class, Part 2
Championship                                                            Become a East Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal. Class is held
This 13th-annual contest is open to everyone from any kingdom.          in three parts, with a practical session. Participants MUST attend
Contestants must throw knife, ax and spear at a variety of targets.     all three parts and have at least 3 hours of range time to complete
Come on out and try for bragging rights to call yourself the            the course. Requirements are: Membership in the Society and
Interkindom thrown weapons champion for the year. Length: 3             Minimum age of 18. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Gareth and Elayne Thorne.        Lord Leo Schuwert.
            Mon, 8        12:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                                Mon, 8         9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang


Advanced Thrown Weapons                                                 East Kingdom Marshal-in-Training Class, Part 3
Learn alternate methods of throwing. Discover different weapons         Become a East Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal. Class is held
that can be encountered on a range. Experience in throwing or           in three parts, with a practical session. Participants MUST attend
beginning class is preferred. Due to safety concerns, only the first    all three parts and have at least 3 hours of range time to complete
25 students will throw during the class. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials     the course. Requirements are: Membership in the Society and
Fee: 0, Instructor: Thrown Weapons Staff.                               Minimum age of 18. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
                                                                        Lord Leo Schuwert.
              Sat, 6       3:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
                                                                                       Fri, 12       9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
              Sun, 7       4:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang

Beginning Spear                                                         Estrogen & Axes
                                                                        Ladies of the Known world, this is a thrown weapons completion
The basics for throwing spears and javelins. Loaner spears are
                                                                        just for you, no men allowed. This is an axes only event. Length: 3
available. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Dominic Seamor.
                                                                        hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lady Magadalena from
            Mon, 8       11:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang                   AEthelmearc.
                                                                                     Thu, 11       9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
Beginning Thrown Weapons
Learn how to throw, basic care of your weapons, and the basic           Getting a Thrown Weapons Program Started in
rules of the range. A hands-on session is included. No experience       Your Shire or Barony
is needed. Due to safely concerns, only the first 25 students
attending will throw during the class. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:    A roundtable discussion on how to start a thrown weapons
THL Dominique.                                                          program. Recommended for TW Marshals in training, newer
                                                                        marshals, and experienced marshals with something to offer. Do's
               Thu, 4     10:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
                                                                        and don'ts and lessons learned. Length: 0.75 hr., Materials Fee:
                Fri, 5    10:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang                  0, Instructor: Lord Pandaulf.
               Sat, 6       1:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                                Sun, 7    11:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
              Sun, 7        2:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
               Tue, 9       1:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                 Heckler's Tourney
            Wed, 10       11:30 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
                                                                        This is the competition where hecklers try to distract the thrower
                                                                        by making them laugh. Use some judgment so families can bring
Beyond Axe, Knife and Spear                                             their children. Come weasel your way into infamy, and help lower
Bring your more unusual and interesting weapons to show, tell           the "Pennsic Pomposity Meter". Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,
and share. Preference is given to those who have something to           Instructor: Lord Colin MacKenzie.
share. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Pandaulf.                 Wed, 10      4:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
           Wed, 10        1:30 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
                                                                        How to Teach Beginners to Throw
Debatable Lands Thrown Weapons Challenge                                Learn how to teach others to throw an axe, knife or spear.
Compete in one of three levels: Novice, Intermediate or                 Recommended for thrown weapons marshals and MITs. Covers
Advanced. For all ages. Length: 4 hr., Materials Fee: 0,                both informal and formal class techniques. Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: Lady Eiss of Augsburg.                                      Instructor: Thrown Weapons Staff.
            Wed, 10       12:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                               Mon, 8      11:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang

                                                                        How to Teach Youth to Throw
                                                                        Learn how to teach thrown weapons to youth. This is a highly
                                                                        recommended class for MITs and Thrown weapons marshals.
                                                                        Length: 0.75 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Pandaulf.
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Classes By Subject
Thrown Weapons                                                           Thrown Weapons
             Sun, 7        1:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                   Thrown Weapons Night Tourney
                                                                         This tourney takes place at night, chemical glow sticks are
Known World Thrown Weapons Marshals Closing                              attached to the handles of the weapons and are used as targets.
Meeting                                                                  Bring extra handles and be prepared to replace some as they are
Meeting for all thrown weapons marshals at Pennsic as well as            likely to get damaged. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
MITs and those interested in becoming a marshal. Includes a              THL Eleanor of Grey.
brain-storming session of possible improvements for next year.                           Fri, 5     8:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Dominique.
             Fri, 12       1:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                   Two-handed Weapons Tourney
                                                                         A "bring your own weapon" Tourney--but it must be 2-handed.
Known World Thrown Weapons Marshals                                      Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Magnus of the
Opening Meeting                                                          East.
Meeting for all thrown weapons marshals at Pennsic as well as                        Thu, 11       2:30 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
MITs and those interested in becoming a Marshal. Reviews the
rules of the range, schedules of events and any other topics             What Makes a Good Thrown Weapons
deemed necessary. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: THL Dominique.           Competition
               Sat, 6     6:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
                                                                         A roundtable discussion of what makes a good TW competition.
                                                                         Recommended for anyone likely to be running a TW tourney: TW
Making of, Caring For, and Feeding of Thrown                             marshals in training, new TW marshals and experienced marshals
Weapons                                                                  with something to offer. Do's and don'ts and lessons learned.
How to design and make basic weapons and how to keep them in             Length: 0.75 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Pandaulf.
good condition. This teaches more than how to make weapons                            Sun, 7       11:45 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
pass inspection, but how to extend their life and improve
performance with a minimum of tools. Length: 2 hr., Materials            Youth Beginning Thrown Weapons
Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Colin MacKenzie.
                                                                         Covers range safety, etiquette and technique for 5-12 year olds.
              Mon, 8       3:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang                   Class is limit is 12 for safety concerns. A second class may be
                                                                         offered later if there is interest. Parents or legal guardians must
Middle Kingdom Marshal-in-Training Class, Part 1                         remain while the youth are on the range. The class is limited to
                                                                         hatchets only. Some loaner equipment is available. Length: 1.5
Become a Middle Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal. Class is
                                                                         hr., Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 12, Instructor: THL Gailen
held in three parts, with a practical session. Participants MUST
                                                                         Alric Ros.
attend all three parts and have at least 3 hours of range time to
complete the course. Requirements are: Membership in the                             Wed, 10           9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
Society and Minimum age of 18. Length: 1.5 hr., Materials Fee:
0, Instructor: THL Dominique.                                            Youth Thrown Weapon's Competition
               Sun, 7       9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang                  This youth tournament is limited to ages 5-15. Parent/guardian
                                                                         must remain present. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Instructor:
Middle Kingdom Marshal-in-Training Class, Part 2                         THL Arinwald Rotstein.
Become a Middle Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal. Class is                             Thu, 11      12:00 PM Thrown Weapons Rang
held in three parts, with a practical session. Participants MUST
attend all three parts and have at least 3 hours of range time to
complete the course. Requirements are: Membership in the
                                                                         Woodwork
Society and Minimum age of 18. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0,          Bench Hooks
Instructor: THL Dominique.
                                                                         The bench hook is an indispensable tool for the woodworker. It
              Mon, 8        9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang                  holds small pieces of wood, allowing for an easy and accurate
                                                                         hand-saw cut. Up to 6 students will make their own bench hook.
Middle Kingdom Marshal-in-Training Class, Part 3                         Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Materials for: 6, Instructor: Sir
Become a Middle Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal. Class is                 Bedawyr of Avaricum.
held in three parts, with a practical session. Participants MUST                       Sun, 7     10:00 AM AS 09
attend all three parts and have at least 3 hours of range time to                      Fri, 12    10:00 AM AS 13
complete the course. Requirements are: Membership in the
Society and Minimum age of 18. Length: 3 hr., Materials Fee: 0,          Building a Break-Down SCA Bench
Instructor: THL Dominique.
                                                                         How many times have you sat down on a bench and had it sway
               Fri, 12      9:00 AM Thrown Weapons Rang
                                                                         and rock like a 150-year-old barn in a windstorm? Using only
                                                                         wood joints, learn how to make a bench/stool that is solid to sit on
Thrown Weapons for the Handicapped                                       and can be taken apart for ease of transport. Materials Fee: 0,
Covers how to improve and increase thrown weapons                        Instructor: Sir Bedawyr of Avaricum.
participation for those with limited abilities. This is hands on and                   Mon, 8      11:00 AM AS 09
the students will have a chance to try their axe, knife and spear                       Fri, 12     2:00 PM AS 09
skills. Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Lord Alexander Makcristyne.
               Tue, 9      10:30 AM Thrown Weapons Rang



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Classes By Subject
Woodwork
Chip Carving
Learn what Vikings really on those long winter nights. They chip
carved on anything that didn't move. We will discuss styles, tools
and materials used in chip carving, a simple and beautiful wood
ornamentation method. All necessary tools and materials will be
provided. You may bring your own knife. Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: Master Nigellus leHaie.
            Wed, 10        4:00 PM AS 13

European Woodblock Printmaking
European woodblock printing was used for printing book
illustrations, single-leaf images, and playing cards. Students will
learn about the historical techniques and explore traditional and
modern tools and materials needed. The second half of the class
will be hands-on practice in carving and printing of the
woodblocks. Length: 2 hr., Materials Fee: 1, Materials for: 10,
Instructor: Freifrau Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen.
                Tue, 9       4:00 PM AS 12

Hand Tools
Learn woodworking using only non-electric power hand tools just
like in the olden days. Covers saws, chisels, planes, drawknives,
axes and boring tools. Includes their uses, how to sharpen, and
what you should look for when you buy. Materials Fee: 0,
Instructor: Sir Bedawyr of Avaricum.
               Mon, 8     10:00 AM AS 09
               Fri, 12     1:00 PM AS 09

Spring Pole Lathe
The mysteries of the portable spring pole lathe can be yours.
Using measured drawings, learn how to build a simple spring pole
lathe that can be taken apart for easy travel and storage.
Materials Fee: 0, Instructor: Sir Bedawyr of Avaricum.
              Sun, 7       1:00 PM AS 09
             Thu, 11      10:00 AM AS 09

Woodworking Day
Come learn and try woodwork. How is it done? What tools do you
use? How do you decorate it? What items can be made? Length:
8 hr., Materials Fee: 0, Handout Fee: 0, Instructor: Artisans'
Row.
              Fri, 5      9:00 AM AS 06
             Sat, 6       9:00 AM AS 06
          Wed, 10         9:00 AM AS 06




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