Minister of Arts & Sciences

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Name: Minister of Arts & Sciences
Date registered: January 31, 2017

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  1. A&S: Wire Temple Rings II — January 17, 2018
  2. A&S: Gold Leaf in Illumination — January 10, 2018
  3. A&S: How to Sew a Drawstring Pouch — December 13, 2017
  4. A&S: Historical Herbal Medicine — December 6, 2017
  5. A&S: Courtesy in the SCA — November 22, 2017

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A&S: Wire Temple Rings II

Learn to make a type of jewelry worn by medieval Rus and Slav women. Students will leave class with at least one pair of temple rings.There will be kits for $5 for at least 10 students. Auditors welcome. Students who have their own wire cutters and round nose pliers are encouraged to bring them. Youth …

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A&S: Gold Leaf in Illumination

Date: January 17 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Master Aiden Elfäedur Ages: 8+

A&S: How to Sew a Drawstring Pouch

This class is to provide a beginner level sewing project for a practical item one can use to hold and carry small things. No experience needed. Material provided. Demonstrated skills: how to thread a need, running stitch (aka basting stitch), and whip stitch. Date: January 10, 2017 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Lady Jaquelinne de la Deicier Ages: …

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A&S: Historical Herbal Medicine

Covering the history of herbal medicine as described from some of the earliest texts of the monasteries. Topics included would be the different herbs used, how they were prepared, how they were used, and what the people thought the herbs would do and why some of them did not actually do what they thought. Followed …

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A&S: Courtesy in the SCA

Class includes: When and how to bow or curtsy Recognizing and addressing royalty and other prominent folks Behavior towards the thrones Court and being called into court “A spotters guide to the Midrealm’s Royal Regalia” Date: December 20 at 8:00 PM Instructor: Duke Alen Elegil and Mistress Constanza de Mendoza Ages: 12+

A&S: Your Second Garb

You’ve made your first tunic, now it’s time to explore the creation of your second piece of garb! Date: December 13 at 8:00 PM Instructor: The Honorable Lady Ursula Mortimer Ages: 15+

A&S: Three Period Combat Styles

Brief overview of three period combat techniques for potential study by all fighters next year. We will be covering Fiore, I: 33, and Polish Saber. Handouts will be provided, and attendees will be asked to provide their opinions on which we should study. Date: November 15, 2017 at 8:30 PM Instructor: Lord Jao “Velvet” Veludo …

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A&S: Head Coverings Across Europe

This will be a survey of head coverings moving east to west across Europe. If you have specific regions or time periods which you would like to investigate, please let me know. Then I can give you a list of materials to work with and bring to class. Date: November 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM …

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A&S: Wire Temple Rings

Learn to make a type of jewelry worn by medieval Rus and Slav women. Students will leave class with at least one pair of temple rings.There will be kits for $5 for at least 10 students. Auditors welcome. Students who have their own wire cutters and round nose pliers are encouraged to bring them. Youth …

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A&S: Leather Masks

Make a leather half-mask (Columbina style ) to wear at the Masque/Revel at the end of this month. Date: October 18 at 8:00 PM Instructor: Master Oliver Stillman Ages: 15+

A&S: Fingerloop Braiding

Do you want to learn how to make an easy fingerloop braid, or practice your skills? Learn this skill and help to make fingerloop braids that will be given to our Legacy VIPs (past royals from Cleftlands) at Regular Event/ 40th Baronial Anniversary. Materials will be provided, but please bring scissors. If you have royal …

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A&S: SCA 101

This class teaches newcomers about the history and structure of the Society for Creative Anachronism. How did the SCA begin? What is a laurel? How many kingdoms are there and why is that guy wearing spurs? Find out the answers to these and many other questions newcomers often ask. Free handout; open to all ages. …

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A&S: Let’s Do Lunch-A How-To & Taste Testing

Running a lunch tavern can be a fun way to help out at an event – after all, everyone loves food! This class is aimed at guiding people through the process of preparing for and running lunch at an SCA event. If you’re thinking about doing lunch for an event, or running an event where …

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A&S: Tabard Making

Learn how to make you own Cleftlands tabard or just a tabard in general. Date: May 25, 2017 at 8:00 PM. Instructor: Baroness Madelaine Bouvier Ages: 12+

A&S: Pennsic University Roundtable

Pennsic University is truly an academic “one of a kind.” It can also be daunting for a newcomer and sometimes something of a coin flip for seasoned alumni. This will be an open discussion on topics such as how to choose classes, how to keep track of schedules during what is always a hectic two …

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A&S: 16th Century Persian Costuming

An overview of clothing for men and women in 16th century Persia, with layers and construction tips. Date: May 10, 2017 at 8 PM Instructor: by Baroness Milesent Vibert Ages: 18+  

Class: Epay System Training

Lady Alays, the deputy kingdom exchequer for for PayPal, has agreed to teach a class at a Cleftlands meeting. This training is required to use the Midrealm Epay (PayPal) system. The group Exchequer and Reservationist (as defined by the Kingdom — whomever is in charge of taking advanced registrations and, more specifically tracking them, whether …

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A&S: Osenstitch Viking Embroidery

This class will feature the Osenstitch and variations that was found in the Birka and Ousegate digs. The class will go over a brief history of the find and area. The embroidery is based off of Anges Geijer’s doctorate thesis on the Birka dig and her sketches of the embroidery stitch. We will also do …

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A&S: Storytelling for Kids

Designed FOR youth, this is designed to bring out the inner ham that resides in nearly every kid. Every kid knows a story. Every kid can tell a story. This is a “Bardic Safe Zone” where the audience is forgiving and encouraging, goofs and flubs and false starts are forgiven, and a few simple tips, …

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A&S: Basic hand sewing

Learn the basics of hand sewing. Which needle to use, tying knots, stitches and more. Date: Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 8:00 PM Instructors: Baroness Madelane, THL Pietro and Baroness Constanza Ages: 12+

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