Meeting Minutes: 20-Mar-53

Events

  • March Dessert Revel, 27-Mar, is a Roman Revel. Wear Roman garb or jewelry, bring Roman foods, or just come and enjoy the early period.
  • 24-Mar is the Brendoken Baronial Investiture and Tournament of Defense. For more info, see https://brendoken.midrealm.org/brendoken-baronial-investiture. For those wishing to participate in the ToD tournements, please register online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfD6Ax2inoB0hSxR_wD3CmnKM9A4HklOLpsS9o28ZmDq-X7uw/viewform
  • Barony Marche Debatable Lands is hosting a regional archery muster on 7-Apr. Please see details at https://www.facebook.com/events/Art/bmdl-regional-archery-muster-potluck/400562817179528/
  • North Oaken Regional A&S Faire: 13-Apr, here in the Cleftlands. The deadline to register entries is 6-Apr. Entrant and judge registration can be done at http://ans.midrealm.org/faire/user/index
  • April Dessert Revel, 24-Apr, will be the Baronial Armored Tourney. Details of the tourney format will be posted later.
  • North Oaken War Maneuvers. 1 to 3-Jun.
    • It’s never too early to volunteer – Let Gianna know if you’d like to help out, as many positions, especially in the marshallate, need filled. She’s also looking for anyone interesting in shadowing her as event steward to learn how it all works.
    • Pre-registration will open after tax season so prepare to pre-reg at our 17-Apr meeting.

Officers

  • Chatelaine, Mirirana
    • Miriana is stepping down as Chatelaine soon. If you are interested in the position, please talk to her about it, or apply online at http://www.cleftlands.org/officer-application/ through 22-Mar (next meeting)
  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week, Serena will be teaching about silk dying.
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn. She has an open date at the first meeting in April, and later in the spring. Currently, April classes include embroidery and Coptic book binding.

Other News

  • Jacqueline is sponsoring a ’50 Largesee Items for Midrealm 50-Year’ challenge. She’ll collect and present the items of largesse at the 50-year celebration as a gift of the Cleftlands. Please have your items to her by 15-May: she’ll arrange to get them there and presented.
  • Katerin is hosting a A&S Challenge: develop and teach a class on ‘A Day in the Life of…’ your persona.

Guilds and Guild Adjacent Activities

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Lubeck is NOT hosting his Anti-Social (Brewing) club this Thursday. They are currently working on glass beads and taxidermy. If you’re interested in joining in, please contact him as Steve Kerg on Facebook.
  • Archery Guild will not meet this Sunday, 24 or 31-Mar. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. They will meet 26-Mar at Madelain’s home, which gives you enough time to make a Roman outfit for the Dessert Revel. Directions will be posted online, or contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays, next on 1-Apr, at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage,  Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.
  • Cook’s Guild meets first Wednesdays at meeting, next on 3-Apr. In April, meeting will be a taste testing and discussion. Contact Angharad at BaronessAngharad@gmail.com if you have a questions.

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+

Meeting Minutes: 13-Mar-53

Baron and Baroness; Crispin and Gianna

  • Meetings are growing again. Please make sure to keep the walkways by the list fields clear to avoid accidents.

Events

  • March Dessert Revel, 27-Mar, is a Roman Revel. Wear Roman garb or jewelry, bring Roman foods, or just come and enjoy the early period.
  • 24-Mar is the Brendoken Baronial Investiture and Tournament of Defense. For more info, see https://brendoken.midrealm.org/brendoken-baronial-investiture. For those wishing to participate in the ToD tournements, please register online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfD6Ax2inoB0hSxR_wD3CmnKM9A4HklOLpsS9o28ZmDq-X7uw/viewform
  • Barony Marche Debatable Lands is hosting a regional archery muster on 7-Apr. Please see details at https://www.facebook.com/events/Art/bmdl-regional-archery-muster-potluck/400562817179528/
  • North Oaken Regional A&S Faire: 13-Apr, here in the Cleftlands. Deadline to register mail-in categories is this Saturday. All other is April 6. Entrant and judge registration can be done at http://ans.midrealm.org/faire/user/index
  • April Dessert Revel, 24-Apr, will be the Baronial Armored Tourney
  • North Oaken War Maneuvers. 1 to 3-Jun.
    • It’s never too early to volunteer – Let Gianna know if you’d like to help out, as many positions need filled. She’s also looking for anyone interesting in shadowing her as event steward to learn how it all works.
    • Pre-registration will open after tax season so prepare to pre-reg at our 17-Apr meeting.

Officers

  • Chatelaine, Mirirana
    • Miriana is stepping down as Chatelaine soon. If you are interested in the position, please talk to her about it, or apply online at http://www.cleftlands.org/officer-application/ through 22-Mar (next meeting)
  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week Katalena is teaching a class on Roman Clothing
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn. She has an open date at the first meeting in April.
  • Youth Armored Combat Marshal, Bastian:
    • Please contact Bastian if you are an armored combatant interested in being authorized as youth sparring partners.

Other News

  • Jacqueline is sponsoring a ’50 Largesee Items for Midrealm 50-Year’ challenge. She’ll collect and present the items of largesse at the 50-year celebration as a gift of the Cleftlands. Please have your items to her by 15-May: she’ll arrange to get them there and presented.
  • Laurelen has the remains of a 90 ft pine tree now in his yard, including many segments of the trunk 18″ across and 4-7′ long. If anyone is interested in taking pieces away, before he calls a tree removal service, please contact him.

Guilds and Guild Adjacent Activities

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Lubeck is hosting his Anti-Social (Brewing) club on Thursdays: currently working on glass beads and taxidermy. If you’re interested in joining in, please contact him as Steve Kerg on Facebook.
  • Archery Guild will meet this Sunday, 17-Mar, at 2 pm. They will not meet 24 or 31-Mar. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. They will meet 26-Mar at Madelain’s home. Directions will be posted online, or contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays, next on 1-Apr, at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage,  Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.
  • Cook’s Guild meets first Wednesdays at meeting, next on 3-Apr. In April, meeting will be a taste testing and discussion. Contact Angharad at BaronessAngharad@gmail.com if you have a questions.

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 be included in the lecture and in the handout. Accessories will also be discussed briefly.

Date: March 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Instructor: Katalena Ivaniaia zhena Shishova

Ages: 12+

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 13, 201p at 7:30 PM
Instructor: Master Aiden Elfäedur
Ages: 12+

Meeting Minutes: 6-Mar-53

Events

  • March Dessert Revel, 27-Mar, is Roman themed. Wear Roman garb or jewelry, bring Roman foods, or just come and enjoy the early period.
  • 24-Mar is the Brendoken Baronial Investiture and Tournament of Defense. For more info, see https://brendoken.midrealm.org/brendoken-baronial-investiture/
  • North Oaken Regional A&S Faire: 13-Apr, here in the Cleftlands.
  • April Dessert Revel, 24-Apr, will be the Baronial Armored Tourney
  • North Oaken War Maneuvers. 1 to 3-Jun.
    • It’s never too early to volunteer – Let Gianna know if you’d like to help out, as many positions need filled.
    • Pre-registration will open after tax season so prepare to pre-reg at our 17-Apr meeting.

Officers

  • Chatelaine, Mirirana
    • Miriana is stepping down as Chatelaine soon. If you are interested in the position, please talk to her about it, or apply online at http://www.cleftlands.org/officer-application/
  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week Aiden will be teaching a class on Roman Desserts
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn. She has an open date at the first meeting in April.
  • Pursuvant, Njall:
    • The next heraldic consulting session will be at meeting on 3-Apr. Please drop by if you are interested in registering a name or arms, learning more about heraldry in general, or in becoming a herald.
  • Youth Armored Combat Marshal, Bastian:
    • Please contact Bastian if you are an armored combatant interested in being authorized as youth sparring partners.

Other News

  • Jacqueline is sponsoring a ’50 Largesee Items for Midrealm 50-Year’ challenge. She’ll collect and present the items of largesse at the 50-year celebration as a gift of the Cleftlands. Please have your items to her by 15-May: she’ll arrange to get them there and presented.
  • Gwyntarian Archery Guild’s next practice is Sat 9-Mar at 2 pm. Information is shared on Facebook by Sally Burnell.

Guilds and Guild Adjacent Activities

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Lubeck is hosting his Brewing club on Thursdays: currently working on glass beads this Thursday. If you’re interested in joining in, please contact him as Steve Kerg on Facebook.
  • Orsina is hosting a Bardic Tea at her place on Sat, 9-Mar at 4 pm. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details.
  • Archery Guild will probably not meet Sunday due to the weather. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. They will meet 12-Mar at Jolicia’s home. Directions will be posted online, or contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays, next on 1-Apr, at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage,  Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.
  • Cook’s Guild meets first Wednesdays at meeting, next on 3-Apr. In April, meeting will be a taste testing and discussion. Contact Angharad at BaronessAngharad@gmail.com if you have a questions.

Meeting Minutes: 27-Feb-53

There was no business meeting held at the Dessert Revel.

A&S Minister, Runa, announced that reports on your A&S activities can be sent to her through this poll: https://www.facebook.com/groups/34597377012/search/?query=Runa&epa=SEARCH_BOX

Meeting Minutes: 20-Feb-53

Seneschal, Cadfan

  • Our costs for the meeting site went up on February 1 by about 42%. We’re also running into space limitations at this site. The officers are exploring possible options. If you have any ideas about alternate sites for weekly meeting, please contact Cadfan at seneschal@cleftlands.org. .

Events

  • February Dessert Revel on 27-Feb will be a display of our arts and sciences. Please bring things you have made or are working on and share them with the rest of the Barony. If you’re working on an regional A&S Faire entry, let Claricia know, and she can help arrange teachers and mentors to help you out.
  • North Oaken Regional A&S Faire: 13-Apr, here in the Cleftlands.
  • North Oaken War Maneuvers. 1 to 3-Jun.
    • It’s never too early to volunteer – Let Gianna know if you’d like to help out.
    • Pre-registration will open after tax season so prepare to pre-reg at our 17-Apr meeting.

Officers

  • Exchequer, Robert
    • Regular Event’s books are closed. With half the expected attendance, we lost $2,500.
  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week Eikbrandr will be teaching a class on making Romoan fibula brooches.
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn. She has an open date at the first meeting in April.
  • Chatelaine, Miriana:
    • After two years, she’s looking to step down in the not-too-distant future. If you are interested in learning more about the role, or in possibly taking it on, please talk to her.

Other News

  • Jacqueline is sponsoring a ’50 Largesee Items for Midrealm 50-Year’ challenge. She’ll collect and present the items of largesse at the 50-year celebration as a gift of the Cleftlands. Please have your items to her by 15-May: she’ll arrange to get them there and presented.
  • Falcon’s Quarry hosts a regular Sunday combat practice, both rapier and  armored combat, including an armored tourney this upcoming Sunday and a rapier tourney the following Sunday. . Please check out the schedule and information on their website at https://falconsquarry.midrealm.org/calendar/
  • Elinor has been accepted to present at the Yankee Peddler Festival the last three weekends of September. She’s looking for sales assistants who could help her at the Fair. Entrance to the Fair will be free, and she can pay in custom-made garb.

Guilds and Guild Adjacent Activities

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Lubeck is hosting his ‘Anti-Social’ club on Thursdays: they will be working on glass beads this Thursday. If you’re interested in joining in, please contact him as Steve Kerg on Facebook.
  • Cook’s Guild is hosting the annual Siege Cookery Challenge next week at the Dessert Revel. If you did not get a bag at meeting, the mystery ingredients this year are dried figs, raisins, black peppercorns, and red wine vinegar. Bring your dish(es) to the February Dessert Revel on 27-Feb to share with the Barony.
  • Archery Guild will probably not meet Sunday due to the weather. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. They will meet next Tuesday at Constanza’s home. Directions will be posted online, or contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays, next on 4-Mar, at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage,  Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.

Meeting Minutes: 13-Feb-53

Baron and Baroness, Crispin and Gianna

At Val Day, our own Dmitri Zhirov was placed on vigil for the order of the Pelican.

Seneschal, Cadfan

  • Our costs for the meeting site went up on February 1 by about 42%. We’re also running into space limitations at this site. The officers are exploring possible options. If you have any ideas about alternate sites for weekly meeting, please contact Cadfan at seneschal@cleftlands.org. .

Events

  • February Dessert Revel on 27-Feb will be a display of our arts and sciences. Please bring things you have made or are working on and share them with the rest of the Barony. If you’re working on an regional A&S Faire entry, let Claricia know, and she can help arrange teachers and mentors to help you out.
  • North Oaken Regional A&S Faire: 13-Apr, here in the Cleftlands.
  • North Oaken War Manuevers. 1 to 3-Jun.
    • It’s never too early to volunteer – Let Gianna know if you’d like to help out.
    • Pre-registration will open after tax season so prepare to pre-reg at our 17-Apr meeting.

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week Elizabeth will be teaching about making Roman Earrings to match the Roman necklaces taught this week.
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn. She has an open date at the first meeting in April.
  • Chatelaine, Miriana:
    • After two years, she’s looking to step down in the not-too-distant future. If you are interested in learning more about the role, or in possibly taking it on, please talk to her.

Other News

  • Jacqueline is sponsoring a ’50 Largesee Items for Midrealm 50-Year’ challenge. She’ll collect and present the items of largesse at the 50-year celebration as a gift of the Cleftlands. Please have your items to her by 15-May: she’ll arrange to get them there and presented.
  • Falcon’s Quarry hosts a regular Sunday combat practice, both rapier and  armored combat, including a rapier tourney on first Sundays, and an armored tourney on last Sundays. Please check out the schedule and information on their website at https://falconsquarry.midrealm.org/calendar/
  • A fencing school on the west side of Cleveland is now offering classes on historical combat on Sundays at 5 pm. Please contact Levi for additional information.

Guilds and Guild Adjacent Activities

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Lubeck is hosting his ‘Anti-Social’ club on Thursdays: doing taxidermy, brewing, and now glass beads for the next three weeks. If you’re interested in joining in, please contact him as Steve Kerg on Facebook.
  • Cook’s Guild is hosting the annual Siege Cookery Challenge. Pick up your bag of ingredients from Angharad this week or the next: bring your dish(es) to the February Dessert Revel on 27-Feb to share with the Barony.
  • Archery Guild will meet Sunday, weather permitting, as the Guild head is getting antsy about not shooting anything. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. Madelaine is looking for hosts for the next few meetings. Contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays, next on 4-Mar, at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage,  Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.

Congratulations Dmitrii Zhirov!

Congratulations to the newest vigilant for the Order of the Pelican recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at Tournament of Chivalry & St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, the honorable Lord Dmitrii Zhirov!

Meeting Minutes: 6-Feb-53

Seneschal

  • As a reminder, our costs for our meeting site went up again on February 1. Please make your contribution, either annually, monthly, or weekly, to ensure we can keep meeting that cost.

Events

  • February Dessert Revel on 27-Feb will be a display of our arts and sciences. Please bring things you have made or are working on and share them with the rest of the Barony. If you’re working on an regional A&S Faire entry, let Claricia know, and she can help arrange teachers and mentors to help you out.
  • North Oaken Regional A&S Faire: 13-Apr, here in the Cleftlands.
  • North Oaken War Manuevers. 1 to 3-Jun.

Demos

  • Sat, 6-Apr from 12-3: Westlake Library. A demo for all activities, including artisans and combatants. Shazada is still working with the library to  this demo organize, so the date or time might change.

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week is the beginning of the Roman-themed classes: Roman Earrings taught by Elizabeth
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn.
  • Exchequer, Robert:
    • Today was the last day to turn in receipts for Regular Event. Thank you for your donations.
  • Pursuivant, Njall:
    • Since it was the first Wednesday, the Heraldic Consult table was staffed by Dimitri and Ginevra. If you have any interest in registering a name or device, or if you’re interested in learning heraldry, please come and discuss it with Njall.

Other News

  • Jacqueline is sponsoring a ’50 Largesee Items for Midrealm 50-Year’ challenge. She’ll collect and present the items of largesse at the 50-year celebration as a gift of the Cleftlands. Please have your items to her by 23-May: she’ll arrange to get them there and presented.

Guilds and Guild Adjacent Activities

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Orsina is hosting a Bardic tea at her place on Saturday starting at 2 pm. Please contact her on Facebook as Diana Siucu for more information.
  • Lubeck is hosting his ‘Anti-Social’ club on Thursdays: doing taxidermy, brewing, and now glass beads. If you’re interested in joining in, please contact him as Steve Kerg on Facebook.
  • Cook’s Guild is hosting the annual Siege Cookery Challenge. Pick up your bag of ingredients from Angharad this week or the next: bring your dish(es) to the February Dessert Revel on 27-Feb to share with the Barony.
  • Archery Guild has moved to Sundays, is on hiatus cancelled due to the onset of Winter! For future dates, please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth. In the meantime, you may be interested in Brendoken’s indoor archery practice this Saturday. For details, check Sally Burnell’s post on the Cleftlands Facebook page.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. 12-Feb at Madelaine’s home near Kamm’s Corner. Contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays, next on 4-Mar, at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage,  Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.

Congratulations Winter 2019 Award Recipients!

Congratulations to all the recent Award recipients for January, February, and March!

Regular Event in the Cleftlands (19 Jan, 2019)

  • Carl of Cleftlands – Award of Arms
  • Jocelin D’Eyncourt – Award of Arms
  • Finnvardr Grissom Mjorksiglandi – Award of the Purple Fret
  • Jaquelinne de la Deicier – Award of the Purple Fret
  • Maaicke van Zanten – Award of the Purple Fret
  • Miriana of Cleftlands – Award of the Purple Fret
  • Portia de Castell – Award of the Purple Fret
  • Thorin Eikskjald – Award of the Purple Fret
  • Muldonny McVriw – Order of the Cavendish Knot
  • Silverthorn of Drachenmoor – Order of the Cavendish Knot

Weekly Meeting Cancelled (Jan 30)

The weekly meeting held on January 30, 2019 has been cancelled due to extreme cold weather conditions. Please join us next week on February 6 for our regularly scheduled activities!

Thank you.

Cadfan of Cleftlands
seneschal@cleftlands.org

Meeting Minutes: 23-Jan-53

Baron and Baroness

  • 30-Jan will be the R&R Revel as we all recover from Regular Event.
  • Six Cleftlanders newly authorized in Rapier at Regular Event: Dafydd, Cadfan, Ginger, Jacob, Jordan, and Corlius
  • Joscelin authorized as an Armored combatant
  • Dafydd and Cadfan became archery marshals by passing the test
  • Joscelin and Carl (again) received Awards of Arms
  • Maaicke, Jacqueline, Miriana, and Thorin received Awards of the Purple Fret
  • Silverthorne and Muldonney received the Award of the Cavendish Knot.
  • Zuriel stepped up as the Kingdom A&S Champion

Events

19-Jan, Regular Event in Cleftlands

  • Many thank yous were given to all those who assisted in making the event enjoyable.
  • Please get receipts to Robert, as exchequer, by Wed, 31-Jan, to receive refunds.
  • The attendance, thanks to the weather, was about half of what was expected, so we will dip into savings to fund the event. The balance will be known after all receipts, and requests for refunds, have been processed.

Demos

  • Sat, 6-Apr from 12-3: Westlake Library. A demo for all activities, including artisans and combatants. This demo is still being organized, so the date or time might change.

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week is a class on Tapestry Weaving taught by Ysenda
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn.

Other News

  • Orsina is hosting a Bardic Open house, for performers and listeners alike, 2-5 this Sat, 12-Jan at her home.
  • Gwyntarian archers will be hosting a indoor archery practice this Saturday. Please check their webpage for details.

Guilds

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Orsina is hosting a Bardic tea at her place on Saturday starting at 2 pm. Please contact her for more information.
  • Archery Guild has moved to Sundays, is on hiatus cancelled due to the onset of Winter! For future dates, please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. 29-Jan they meet at Miriana’s home in Lyndhurst, and 12-Feb at Madelaine’s home near Kamm’s Corner. Contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays, next on 4-Feb, at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage,  Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.

Meeting Minutes: 16-Jan-53

Baron and Baroness

  • Regular Event is this upcoming weekend – please help out where you can.
  • 30-Jan will be the R&R Revel as we all recover from the event.

Events

19-Jan, Regular Event in Cleftlands

  • Site opens for setup at 7:30 on Saturday. Troll opens at 9 am. Come early for hot coffee, and to help prepare. Jolicia in particular is looking for help to put up banners and other decorations.
  • The entire royal family is planning to attend. Shazada is looking for royal retainers and guards, as well as people to help unload and load the royal family’s gear. Please volunteer online.
  • Jacqueline is sponsoring an A&S Competition. Please check out the rules online. There’s still time to prepare your entry!
  • Branwyn, is running the Breakfast Bar, and is seeking donations of baked goods for breakfast. Please bring them to the event in the morning.
  • Dorothea, running the Lunch Tavern, could use some help in serving and money handling.
  • Aidan, is cooking feast, and could use help in the kitchen. Please feel to come buy and help with the prepping and chopping.
  • Brendan will be heading up the Scullery team. Come volunteer if you’d like to sing among the suds.
  • Rowan could use help with setup and pack up of the Youth Point.
  • Please participate in our first Snowball fight. Bring socks to throw at target (or your friends, we’re not picky) or donate to ‘rent’ socks donated by others. All socks and donations are destined for a local homeless shelter after the event.
  • Njall encourages everyone interested to participate in list heraldry or in Court. There’s plenty to be said: come and say it!

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Next week, Elizabeth will be teaching a class on Posternosters.
    • Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn.

Other News

  • The Yule Revel Scribal Challenge was won by Meridian.
  • Miriana’s Largesse Challenge was tonight. Brendan’s small books won the populace bean count. The Baroness Choice was for the paternosters painted in Cleftlands colors, completed by RAgna and Reinhold.

Guilds

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@wowway.com for information or directions.
  • Beermaking and A&S Social will be hosted this Thursday by Stephen von Lubeck.
  • Archery Guild has moved to Sundays, but is cancelled due to the sudden onset of Winter! For future dates, please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. 29-Jan at Miriana’s home in S. Euclid, and 12-Feb at Madelaine’s home near Kamm’s Corner. Contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage. Please contact Melisent at  Grace@case.edu with any questions.

Meeting Minutes: 9-Jan-53

Baroness

  • 30-Jan will be the R&R Revel as we all recover from the event.

Events

19-Jan, Regular Event in Cleftlands

  • Site opens for setup at 7:30 on Saturday. Troll opens at 9 am. Come early for hot coffee, and to help prepare. Jolicia in particular is looking for help to put up banners and other decorations.
  • Pre reg early, and often, to avoid standing around in the lines in the January ‘heat.’ You can prereg at meeting next, or, once again, online.
  • Shazada is looking for royal retainers and guards, as well as people to help unload and load the royal family’s gear. Please volunteer online.
  • Jacqueline is sponsoring an A&S Competition. Please check out the rules online. There’s still time to prepare your entry!
  • Breakfast Tavern is seeking donations of baked goods for breakfast. Please bring them to the event in the morning, or to meeting next week.
  • Jacqueline is looking for additional help to ‘flip’ the fighting field for Court, and the A&S room for feast. Please let her know if you can move a table or two, or tote some chairs.
  • Please participate in our first Snowball fight. Bring socks to throw at target (or your friends, we’re not picky) or donate to ‘rent’ socks donated by others. All socks and donations are destined for a local homeless shelter after the event.
  • Njall encourages everyone interested to participate in list heraldry or in Court. There’s plenty to be said: come and say it!

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa:
    • Classes! Please tell Runa if you’d like to teach, or provide suggestions about what you’d like to learn.

Other News

  • If you are interested in an advance screening of ‘The Kid Who Would be King’ on the morning of Sat, 12-Jan, please contact Jolicia who has access to tickets.
  • Don’t forget to bring your items of Baronial largesse to Miriana’s Largesse Challenge next meeting, 16-Jan.
  • Orsina is hosting a Bardic Open house, for performers and listeners alike, 2-5 this Sat, 12-Jan at her home.
  • Gwyntarian archers will be hosting a indoor archery practice this Saturday. Please check their webpage for details.

Guilds

Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

  • Armorer’s Guild will meet at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Archery Guild has moved to Sundays, but is cancelled due to the sudden onset of Winter! For future dates, please check the Baronial Facebook page for details, or contact Gwyneth.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm. Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Needleworkers Guild meets 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. 15-Jan at Constaza’s home in Cleveland Hts, 29-Jan at Miriana’s home in S. Euclid, and 12-Feb at Madelaine’s home near Kamm’s Corner. Contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net for detail for details and directions.
  • Scribes Guild meets first Mondays at 7 pm at Brackenburye Cottage, thought they may be meeting the 8-Oct this month. Please contact Melisent at Grace@case.edu with any questions.

Meeting Minutes: 2-Jan-53 AS

Baron and Baroness

  • We have a new Baronial Armored Youth Marshal: Bastian. Please talk to him about starting any children on armored youth combat.
  • We are looking for a new Baronial Archery Marshal.

Events

A Regular Event: 19-January
  • The Midrealm site, including the calendar, has been down since Christmas day. If you have you’re expecting to come, you may want to share the event site with them, because they can’t link from the calendar.
  • If you’re interested in helping our royalty, either with loading and unloading, as retainers, or as guards, please sign up at their Majesties website, https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4ba9a72ea1fc1-regular. Their Highnesses will also be attending: let Eve/Shazada know if you’d like to assist with them, as we don’t have a link to their page.
  • Lady Jacqueline could use help setting up the feast hall after A&S activities have ended, and setting up for Court after the martial activities have ended. Please get in touch with her if you can assist. Or, if you see people at the event moving chairs and tables, just pitch right in!
  • Don’t forget to bring pairs of socks for the first Great Snowball Fight.
  • Please bring entries for the A&S Competition.
  • Gate is open at meeting: they could use assistance on the day of. Even 30 minutes or an hour would be gratefully received.
  •  As this is a new site, it’s going to be confusing to both us and our guests: please help out on the day of with getting our guests to whatever they want to be doing.
Upcoming Monthly Revels
  • Jan Revel’s theme is Rest and Recovery. Come to share your event experiences.
  • Feb Revel will be a Craftperson’s Faire and A&S tryout.
  • March Revel’s theme is ROMAN! Please check out all the Roman-themed A&S classes this winter.
NOWM
  • Just a reminder, it’s never too early to start planning for NOWM. This year, one week earlier!

Officers

A&S Minister, Runa
  • Class for Wed 15-Jan: Heraldic Achievements by Dmitiri
Pursuivant, Njall
  • We’ll still be having monthly consultations on the first meeting of the month on names and heraldry. Please participate if you’re at all interested in learning more about heraldry.
A&S Champion, Miriana
  • Don’t forget the Largesse Challenge

 

Officer Opening – Archery Marshal

The Barony of the Cleftlands is accepting applications for Archery Marshal. This position requires current SCA membership. If you would like to be considered for this position, please fill out the application online. The submission will be received by the Baron, Baroness, Seneschal, and Archery Marshal for review prior to being presented at an Officers meeting for final vote. The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2019. Questions or comments may be directed to my inbox.

Cadfan of Cleftlands
seneschal@cleftlands.org

 

Congratulations Bastian Eychener, Youth Marshal!

The Cleftlands would like to welcome Sergeant Bastian Eychener as Youth Marshal! A special thanks to the outgoing Sir Farthegn Rinksson for his hard work and service.

Congratualtions Sergeant Njall Orkneyjarson, Herald!

The Cleftlands would like to welcome Sergeant Njall Orkneyjarson as Herald!

A special thanks to the outgoing Herald the honorable Lady Ginevra Boscoli for her hard work and service.

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