Category Archive: Classes

A&S: Dante’s Inferno

Experience a whirlwind presentation that spans popular misconceptions about Dante’s vision of Hell (vs what he actually said), the political, social, and religious context of Dante’s life, and the astounding connections between Dante and St. Augustine, pop music, and Quentin Tarantino. Date: 29-Jan at 7:30 pm, Room 10 Instructor: Dr. Kristin Stasiowski, Asst Dean of …

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A&S: A Variety of Custards

Come join the Cleftlands Cooks to make and enjoy bread pudding, lemon curd, and a creme anglaise: all custards of different techniques and flavors. Date: 22-Jan at 7:30 pm in the kitchen Instructor: Angharad ferch Tangwystl Ages: 12+  

A&S: Historic Hair

Historic hair:How and why men and women did their hair and what it means Instructor: Lord Rojnan Date: January 15 at 7:30 PM, Room 10 Instructor: Lord Rojnan Ages: All

A&S: Needle Felt Ornaments

Bring you favorite cookie cutter and a towel! Why? Cause we are going to be making ornaments out of fleece! Needle felting is an art that has all kinds of possibilities from decorative work to lifelike animals. We are going to start easy, just enough to get you hooked, cause that is the way I …

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A&S: How to Fight the Kids

Taught by Kingdom Dean of Youth Rapier. Authorized Fencers! This 20 minute class (and paper work) will have you authorized to fence with Youth fencers. What better way to pass on your fencing prow to a future generation of SCAdians. Instructor: Warder Velvet When: December 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM to 8 PM Ages: All

A&S: Docs for Fairs

A&S Faire season is coming! In fact March 21 is the North Oaken A&S Faire. Come learn from a Master (see what I did there?) of the Art of Documentation. Where to look, citations, putting it together, and all that kind of stuff! Date: November 13 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Master Milesent de Vibert Ages: …

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A&S: Japanese for Heralds and Others

A basic primer on spoken Japanese to help get into the spirit of the Reign of Seto Heika. We will especially focus on the terms of address for Their Majesties and the other terms likely to be used in courts to help heralds or anyone interested to prepare for upcoming events. Date: November 6, 2019 …

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A&S: Advanced Footwork

Advanced footwork practice and drills for armored and rapier combatants. Date: October 30 at 7:00 PM Instructor: Dux Eikbrandr Solgyafi Ages: 12+  

A&S: Bread and Curry

Join lord Rojhon for a curry and bread making class with food to be shared after. $5 to cover the cost of groceries. Date: Oct 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Lord Rojhon Ages: 12+

A&S: Silk Dyeing

Using period materials and methods, we’ll be dyeing some reeled silk red. Date: March 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Mistress Serena Kimbalwyke Ages: 12+

A&S: Roman Clothing for the SCA

Looking for something lighter and more comfortable to wear for the hot summer months? Go back in time to the Roman Empire (or Republic). This class will provide an overview and timeline of various options available to the citizens of Rome (male and female). Specifics on creating and sewing a few of the pieces will …

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A&S: Roman Desserts

The people of the Renaissance were fascinated by the Ancient Romans and sought to recapture the glory of the Classical Age. They had access to some of the Roman books of cookery, as do we today. We’ll take a look at some of the recipes, discuss the ingredients available, and sample a few. Date: March …

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A&S: Scroll Case Workshop

What is a scroll case? A scroll case is fabric covered cardboard that are used to protect scrolls once rewarded. Why should we make them? Because many scrolls are rewarded, and very few cases are returned. Who would like to use an excuse to use up excess cardboard and fabric! Anyone wanting to add to their Majesty’s …

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A&S: Saree (Sari) Class

Learn how to wear a saree or sari using several drapes, and where is the best place to buy them. If you have a sari, please bring it with you. If you don’t have one a few will be available. Date: May 16, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Lady Yashoda D’Albuquerque Ages: 12+

A&S: Birka Grave 944 Possaments

Did you miss this class at the January Event? Did you take it and want to take it again? Lady Mar’itsa has agreed to travel to meeting to give us all a second chance. Come learn about a different style of Viking Wire work: Possament. Possament is a knotted wire form of embellishment found among the …

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A&S: Running a List Table

Learn how to run a list table for multiple types of tournaments and not lose your mind. Date: May 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Duchess Runa Æikibrandskona Ages: 18+

A&S: Basic Embroidery – The Bayeux Stitch

The Bayeux Stitch stitch was made famous by the amazing tapestry by the same name is a great way to fill in large spaces with texture. Please bring material and a hoop if you have them as supplies are limited. Date: April 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Mistress Zuriel Nightshade Ages: 12+

A&S: Traveling Pin Cushion

Do a lot of sewing on the run? Afraid of losing your favorite needles and oils? Let Her Excellency teach you how to make a traveling pin cushion. Please bring a small tin box (Altoids, throat lozenges, etc) for your project. Date: April 11, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: Baroness Madelaine Bouvier Ages: 12+

A&S: Book Binding on an Loom

In this is a hands on class, Forester James will teach a second method of bookbinding. This class has a limit of 5 people actively making a book. If you plan on coming please let us know in the comments. Those posting past the 5 will be put on a waiting list in case some …

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A&S: Woven Wire Rings

Learn how to make woven wire rings which are great accessories, gifts, or largess item. Date: March 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM Instructor: The Honorable Lady Jolicia atte Northclyfe Ages: 12+

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