Masque of Courtly Love XVI Class Schedule

TIME

ROOM

CLASS TITLE

INSTRUCTOR

DESCRIPTION

LIMITS

10-11 AM

A

Preparing for Performance

Lady Ursula the Widow THL Brendan O Corraidhe

The performance is the total package, and preparation makes the performance. Lady Ursula and Lord Brendan explore techniques for this preparation.

None

 

B

History of the Harp

Lady Juliane Bechaumpe

A history and demonstration of harp playing. Plus a hands-on "Harp Tasting" where folks get an opportunity to actually play

None

 

C

Board Games

None

Period Bord Games with instructions are available for playing.

Instructions available

 

D

Bidding the Bedes, or Helping the Memory: Storyteling Beads

Lady Elizabethe Alles

An Introduction to Paternosters on western European christian prayer beads in the Middle Ages and information on making your own replica.

COST: $5- one kit to make onebone or glass paternoster . CLASS LIMIT:12 for kits, Auditors welcome

11 AM- 12 PM

A

Soap Making 101

THL Aelfwyn Elswith of the Confraternity of St. Eve

We will examine some common misconceptions about soap making. We’ll go over what you need to get started, how to make your own recipes and where to go from here.

Handouts available

 

B

Coming of Age in the Middle Ages

Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey

Today it is a Sweet 16 Party or the first time you get to legally buy a drink. This class will look at rites of passage into adulthood during the Middle Ages.

None

 

C

Board Games

None

Period Bord Games with instructions are available for playing.

Instructions available

 

D

Hand Finishes for Period Clothing

Lady Sarai Tindall

An overview of simple stitches and seam finishes useful for most of the SCA time period to finish clothing by hand.

Short handout with information about the stitches.

1-2 PM

A

Kumihimo

THL Aelfwyn Elswith

This is the craft of Japanese cord making. The class is hands on, you will be making a cord and taking home a kumihimo frame.

COST: $2

 

B

Arrow Repair Skills

Forester Offria Pinkhand

 
Come learn straightening, fletching, and replacing nocks and points. Bring your repairable arrows and we will get them back into your Quiver. The Champions' Shoot is coming up quickly and archers will need all the arrows they can muster! 
 

NO COST CLASS

2-3 PM

A

The Shakespearean Sonnet: Or, How to be a really bad English Renaissance Poet

THLord Edward fitzRanulf

The class is an introduction to the most common used poetical form in 16th and 17th century England, and some tips on how to write a Sonnet.

None

 

B

Masks At The Masque, Part I

 

Masks offer an opportunity for creative expression; they can transform your face into something mysterious, terrifying, or humorous. We have an array of items for you to use. Come and create!

This class is for the older members of our group, teenagers and adults. Please, no children under 13 years of age.

1-3 PM

C/D

Dance Instruction

Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey

During this 2 hour class, instruction will be given covering the dances to be done at the Masque of Courtly Love later in the evening. Dances to be taught: 1. Carolingian Pavane
2. Official Bransle
3. Horse's Bransle
4. Maltese Bransle
5. Montarde Bransle
6. Sellinger's Round
7. Black Nag
8. Rufty Tufty
9. Hole in the Wall
10. Female Sailor
11. Strip the Willow

None

3-4 PM

A

REALLY Basic Blackwork

Lady Nadyezhda the Simple

If you can tell the difference between a vertical, horizontal, and diagonal line, you can do blackwork!  Your package includes an embroidery hoop, DMC floss, a needle, "doodle cloth", and a piece of fabric to do your own blackwork design, along with patterns to follow.

COST: $3. CLASS LIMIT:12 Students Auditors welcomed!

 

B

Masks At The Masque, Part II

 

Masks offer an opportunity for creative expression; they can transform your face into something mysterious, terrifying, or humorous. We have an array of items for you to use. Come and create!

Open to both adults and youngsters. Participants 8 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  C Combat Archery THL Dirk Edward of Frisia The class will cover construction and inspection information and is intended for Marshals in particular, so they can become familiar with the ammunition. However, anyone who would like to see and handle the arrows or learn how to inspect them is welcome to be present. None