Meeting Minutes: 13-Sep-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

  • A Cooks Guild session to press apple cider and cook over fire is Sunday, Sept. 17 at the home of Baron Ealdred and Baroness Clairiel. Details are online.
  • Starting Sept. 20, A&S classes will start at 7 and 8:30 p.m. A 15-minute business meeting will be held at 8:05 p.m.
  • On Sept. 20, Gold Key (loaner garb) will be available at the meeting for gentles to borrow for Coronation and other fall events. See our Gold Key coordinator Lady Leonne to learn more.

UPCOMING REVELS

  • Sept. 27: The Cooks Guild has issued a challenge: Make a period or non-period recipe using apples. Lady Dorothea will bring period recipe books to the Sept. 20 meeting. There will be no indoor armored combat or rapier practice during Dessert Revel. Practices can take place outdoors if the weather cooperates.
  • Yule Revel (date TBD)
  • There will be a Noblesse Largess exchange; see Mistress Thorhalla for details.
  • There will be a Not a Cookie Exchange; ask MOAS Dame Elizabeth for details.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Seneschal: Bids are being accepted for Regular Event, NOWM and Standard Bearers. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad if you are thinking about organizing an event.
  • MOAS: See the baronial calendar (http://www.cleftlands.org/calendar/), baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabeth for details on these activities.
    • Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon, baronial field trip to see the Cleveland Museum of Art’s “Love Gardens/Forbidden Fruit” exhibit. It features 60 works on paper spanning 1460 to 1600, assembled entirely from the CMA’s collection.
    • Classes: Upcoming topics include knitting, snoods, retaining and more. See MOAS Mistress Elizabethe if you want to teach or request a class.
    • No Garb-a-Thons sewing sessions will be held in October; check the events calendar on the baronial web page to find out when they will return.
  • Rapier Marshal: Helpers are needed to sew loaner rapier gear for eight newcomers. See our rapier marshal Lord Reinhardt to learn more.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Scribes Guild: The guild will meet on Sept. 20. It meets on the third baronial meeting of the month. See Master Aiden for details.
  • Drawing Circle: Noble Rivkah is looking for people willing to pose (fully clothed) for the monthly sessions.
  • Needleworkers Guild: Meetings will be at Critical Hit in Cleveland Heights on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 in September. See Lady Miriana to learn more.
  • Armorers Guild: Meetings are held on most Thursdays. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

  • Sept. 16: Pferdestadt Rapier Classic (East Caledonia, OH)
  • Sept. 23: Fall Coronation (Greenfield, OH)
  • Sept. 30: Brawl at Crooked Dragon (Oberlin)
  • Oct. 7: Red Dragon (Columbus)
  • Oct. 14: Meet and Beet Budget Tourney (Warren)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

  • Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
  • Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
  • Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held at 8:15 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Meeting Minutes: 06-Sep-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

  • Starting Sept. 20, A&S classes will start at 7 and 8:30 p.m. A 15-minute business meeting will be held at 8:05 p.m.
  • If you borrowed garb from Gold Key for Pennsic, please return it to Gold Key coordinator Lady Leonne.
  • Volunteers are needed to refurbish Iron Key helmets and sew rapier garb; both projects are aimed at helping newcomers. See below for details.

UPCOMING REVELS

  • Sept. 27: The Cooks Guild challenge is making a period or non-period recipe using apples. See Lady Dorothea to learn more.
  • Yule Revel (date TBD)
  • There will be a Noblesse Largess exchange; see Mistress Thorhalla for details.
  • There will be a Not a Cookie Exchange; ask MOAS officer Dame Elizabeth for details.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Seneschal:
    • Fletchings, our all-archery event, has been postponed until spring.
    • Bids are being accepted for Regular Event, NOWM and Standard Bearers. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details.
  • MOAS: See the baronial calendar (http://www.cleftlands.org/calendar/), baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabeth for details on these activities.
    • Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon, baronial field trip to see the Cleveland Museum of Art’s “Love Gardens/Forbidden Fruit” exhibit. It features 60 works on paper spanning 1460 to 1600, assembled entirely from the CMA’s collection.
    • Classes: A bobbin lace class will be held Sept. 13; see the baronial Facebook page and baronial calendar to sign up for the class. Upcoming class subjects include knitting, snoods, retaining and more.
    • Drawing Circle will be held Sept. 13. Supplies will be provided.No Garb-a-Thons sewing sessions will be held in October; check the events calendar on the baronial web page to find out when they will return.
  • Iron Key: A session will be held at Armorers Guild on Thursday, Sept. 14, to refurbish six helmets. Volunteer help is needed. See Iron Key coordinator Lord Tryggr for more information.
  • Rapier Marshal: Help is needed to sew loaner rapier gear for eight newcomers. See our rapier marshal Lord Reinhardt to learn more.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Needleworkers Guild: Meetings will be at Critical Hit in Cleveland Heights on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 in September. See Lady Miriana to learn more.
  • Armorers Guild: Meetings are held on most Thursdays. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

  • Sept. 16: Pferdestadt Rapier Classic (East Caledonia, OH)
  • Sept. 30: Brawl at Crooked Dragon (Oberlin)
  • Oct. 7: Red Dragon (Columbus)
  • Oct. 14: Meet and Beet Budget Tourney (Warren)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

  • Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
  • Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
  • Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held at 8:15 p.m. starting Sept. 20.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Meeting Minutes: 30-Aug-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

  • There will be a change in how meetings are run starting in September. See below for details.
  • A bid was approved for Fall Coronation, Sept. 28, 2024, in Ashtabula. It will be submitted to Kingdom for final approval.
  • The archery tournament scheduled for this meeting was postponed until spring.
  • The Aug. 24 meeting was cut short due to flood warnings and severe thunderstorms.
  • Brendokenfest and Investiture Report:
    • Our seneschal Mistress Angharad was elevated to the Order of the Pelican.
    • Our Baron Pietro was inducted to the Order of the Bronze Ring, given by the Crown for excellence and leadership in rapier combat.

UPCOMING REVELS

  • Sept. 27: The Cooks Guild has issued a challenge: make a period or non-period recipe using apples. See Lady Dorothea to learn more.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Seneschal:
    • Starting Sept. 20, meetings will be divided into three sections. A&S classes will start at 7 and 8:30 p.m. A 15-minute business meeting will be held at 8 p.m.
    • Fletchings:Fall Flight has been postponed until spring.
    • Bids are being accepted for Regular Event, NOWM and Standard Bearers. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details.
  • MOAS: See the baronial calendar (http://www.cleftlands.org/calendar/), baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details on these activities.
    • Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon, baronial field trip to see the Cleveland Museum of Art’s “Love Gardens/Forbidden Fruit” exhibit. It features 60 works on paper spanning 1460 to 1600, assembled entirely from the CMA’s collection.
    • There will be a Noblesse Largess exchange at Yule Revel. See Mistress Thorhalla for details.
    • There will be a Not a Cookie Exchange at Yule Revel. See our MOAS officer Dame Elizabeth for details.
    • There is no Garb-a-Thon this week; check the events calendar on the baronial web page for details.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Needleworkers Guild: Meetings will be at Critical Hit in Cleveland Heights on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 in September. See Lady Miriana to learn more.
  • Armorers Guild: Meetings have resumed. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

  • Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)
  • Sept. 30: Brawl at Crooked Dragon (Lorain Co.)
  • Oct. 7: Red Dragon (Columbus)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

  • Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
  • Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
  • Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Meeting Minutes: 19-Jul-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

  • Pennsic Break: There are no baronial meetings July 26- Aug. 16. Meetings resume Aug. 23.
  • PENNSIC NEWS
    • Baronial Schedule:
      • Baronial Battlefield Tent Raising: Tue., 2-Aug. at 11 a.m.
      • Opening Ceremonies: Sat., 5-Aug., muster at 4 p.m. at Midrealm Royal. All are invited to participate, none are required.
      • Rapier Company of the Cleftlands: Mon., 7-Aug., gather at 12:30 for a 1 p.m. march out to the Rapier Crossroads battle.
      • Archery Company of the Cleftlands: Tue., 8-Aug., gather at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. march to the Archery range.
      • Armored Company of the Cleftlands, including Combat Archers and Siege Engineers:  Fri., 11-Aug. Gather at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. march out to the Armored Field Battle.
      • Baronial Battlefield Tent Dismissal: Fri, 11-Aug. after the River Seine battle (approximately 1 p.m.)
      • Any Cleftlander can march in a muster. All musters start at the Camp of the Three Bears.
    • A&S opportunities: Sign up for the A&S Display and/or the Craftspersons Green at Pennsic. See Mistress Elizabethe for details.
    • Storytelling project: This project will make audio recordings of good gentles telling their best Pennsic stories; the tales will be compiled into a book. See Lady Leonne for details.
    • History of Pennsic Display: The display will be on view Monday, August 7, and Tuesday, August 8. in the Great Hall.
    • Class notes: Bring back class notes to share with others at the first dessert revel after Pennsic.
    • Keep Home Fires Burning Hang-outs: These will be held each Wednesday when there is no Cleftlands meeting, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Richmond Heights Library. Light snacks will be provided; bring a craft. Check the baronial Facebook page for details, or see Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya.
    • See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details on all Pennsic matters.

UPCOMING REVELS

  • Aug. 30: Baronial archery tournament will be held at the meeting site, weather permitting.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Minister of Arts and Sciences:
    • See the baronial calendar (http://www.cleftlands.org/calendar/), baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details on these activities.
    • Classes resume after Pennsic.
    • Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon, baronial field trip to see the Cleveland Museum of Art “Love Gardens/Forbidden Fruit” exhibit. It features 60 works on paper spanning 1460 to 1600, and assembled entirely from the CMA’s collection.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Needleworkers Guild: Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25 at Critical Hits gaming store in Cleveland Heights. Members will work on ceremonial garb for Their Highnesses. See Lady Miriana for details.
  • Makers Guild: Event stewards who want the guild to make site tokens should put in their request early. The guild is looking for ideas for the Cleftlands holiday ornament. See Lord Rayner (formerly Lord Macro) for details.
  • Armorers Guild: Meetings resume after Pennsic. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

  • July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic
  • Aug. 26: Brendokenfest and Baronial Investiture, in Medina. The contact for Brendokenfest classes is Lady Katherine Coscombe (mka Katherine Garlick).
  • Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

  • Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
  • Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
  • Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Meeting Minutes: 12-Jul-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

  • Awards were given at the baronial court held at this meeting. See below for details.
  • Nebulae belt favor are available for Cleftlanders attending their first Pennsic. See Barone Pietro and Baronessa Aurelia to get a belt favor.
  • Aug. 26: Brendokenfest and Baronial Investiture, in Medina. Class instructors are needed; see Mistress Elizabethe to sign up.
  • Pennsic Break: There are no meetings July 26- Aug. 16. Meetings resume Aug. 23.

PENNSIC NEWS

  • Baronial Schedule:
    • Baronial Battlefield Tent Raising: Tue., 2-Aug. at 11 a.m.
    • Opening Ceremonies: Sat., 5-Aug., muster at 4 p.m. at Midrealm Royal. All are invited to participate, none are required.
    • Rapier Company of the Cleftlands: Mon., 7-Aug., gather at 12:30 for a 1 p.m. march out to the Rapier Crossroads battle.
    • Archery Company of the Cleftlands: Tue., 8-Aug., gather at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. march to the Archery range.
    • Armored Company of the Cleftlands, including Combat Archers and Siege Engineers:  Fri., 11-Aug. Gather at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. march out to the Armored Field Battle.
    • Baronial Battlefield Tent Dismissal: Fri, 11-Aug. after the River Seine battle (approximately 1 p.m.)
    • All musters start at the Camp of the Three Bears.
    • A&S opportunities: Sign up for the A&S Display and/or the Craftspersons Green at Pennsic. See Mistress Elizabethe for details.
    • Storytelling project: This project will make audio recordings of good gentles telling their best Pennsic stories; the tales will be compiled into a book. See Lady Leonne for details.
    • History of Pennsic Display: The display will be on view Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, Aug. 1 in the Great Hall.
    • Class notes: Bring back class notes to share with others at the first dessert revel after Pennsic.
    • Keep Home Fires Burning Hang-outs: These will be held each Wednesday when there is no Cleftlands meeting, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Richmond Heights Library. Light snacks will be provided; bring a craft. Check the baronial Facebook page for details, or see Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details on all Pennsic matters.

BARONIAL COURT

During a baronial court held July 12, the following awards were presented:

  • Noble Rivkah – Purple Fret
  • Master Aiden – Order of St. Clairiel
  • Sergeant Tariq – Order of St. Alfred

UPCOMING REVELS

  • Aug. 30: Baronial archery tournament will be held at the meeting site, weather permitting.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Minister of Arts and Sciences: No classes will be held until after Pennsic.
  • Saturday, July 15 — Garb-A-Thon – sewing get-together at the Twinsburg branch of the Library
  • Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon, baronial field trip to see the Cleveland Museum of Art “Love Gardens/Forbidden Fruit” exhibit. It features 60 works on paper spanning 1460 to 1600, and assembled entirely from the CMA’s collection.
  • See the baronial calendar (http://www.cleftlands.org/calendar/), baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details on these activities.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Needleworkers Guild: One more meeting will be held before Pennsic. See Lady Miriana for details.
  • Makers Guild: Event stewards who want the guild to make site tokens should put in their request early. The guild is looking for ideas for the Cleftlands holiday ornament. See Lord Rayner (formerly Lord Macro) for details.
  • Armorers Guild: The last meeting before Pennsic is Thursday, July 13. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

  • July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic
  • Aug. 26: Brendokenfest and Baronial Investiture, in Medina.
  • Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

  • Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
  • Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
  • Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

 For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Meeting Minutes: 05-Jul-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

July 12: Baronial Swap Meet and Potluck. If your name (either your first or last mundane name, or first or last SCA name – it’s up to you) starts with A-J, bring a protein; K-O, bring a side dish; O-Z, bring a dessert. Also, bring your favorite non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Lady Jocelin is bringing paper products.

Swap meet: Bring gently used items of interest to SCAdians to sell or trade.

Aug. 26: Brendokenfest and Baronial Investiture, in Medina.

Pennsic Break: July 19 is the last baronial meeting. Meetings resume Aug. 23.

PENNSIC NEWS

Baronial Muster Schedule – All musters start at the Camp of the Three Bears.

  • Baronial Battlefield Tent Raising: Tue., 1-Aug. at 11 a.m. Help is needed.
  • Opening Ceremonies: Sat., 5-Aug., muster at 4 p.m. at Midrealm Royal. All are invited to participate, none are required.
  • Rapier Company of the Cleftlands: Mon., 7-Aug., gather at 12:30 for a 1 p.m. march out to the Rapier Crossroads battle.
  • Archery Company of the Cleftlands: Tue., 8-Aug., gather at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. march to the Archery range.
  • Armored Company of the Cleftlands, including Combat Archers and Siege Engineers:  Fri., 11-Aug. Gather at 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. march out to the Armored Field Battle.
  • Baronial Battlefield Tent Dismissal: Fri., 11-Aug. after the River Seine battle (approximately 1 p.m.) Help is needed to take the tent down.

Class notes: Bring back class notes to share with others at the first dessert revel after Pennsic.

Keep Home Fires Burning Hang-outs: These will be held each Wednesday when there is no Cleftlands meeting, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Richmond Heights Library. Light snacks will be provided; bring a craft. Check the baronial Facebook page for details, or see Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details on all Pennsic matters.

UPCOMING REVELS

Aug. 30: Baronial archery tournament will be held at the meeting site, weather permitting.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Minister of Arts and Sciences

  • No classes will be held until after Pennsic. Sign up for the A&S Display and/or the Craftspersons Green at Pennsic. See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.
  • Garb-a-thon sewing sessions are scheduled for June and early July. Watch the baronial Facebook page for details.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Needleworkers Guild: Members will meet in person at 7 p.m. July 11 at Critical Hits gaming store in Cleveland Heights to work on scrolls.
  • Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The schedule may change leading up to Pennsic. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

  • July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic
  • Aug. 26: Brendokenfest and Baronial Investiture, in Medina.
  • Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

  • Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
  • Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
  • Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Meeting Minutes 21-Jun-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW: SCOTTISH GAMES

Saturday, June 24, Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Road, Berea OH 44130

Tent set-up is Friday from noon to 4:30 p.m., or on Saturday morning. On Saturday, vehicles can drive up to the demo site until 9 a.m.

A schedule of demo activities will be presented that day.

When you arrive, look for Gate 5 to the right as you drive into the fairgrounds. Gate 5 leads to a parking lot that is near our demo site.

Please bring your own chair.

A new Society-wide rule states that members of the public who handle anything at a demo must first sign a waiver. Demo visitors will receive a hand stamp indicating that they have signed the waiver. Please check for the hand stamp before allowing people to touch anything.

A list of what people should bring to the Hospitality Tent will be posted soon.

Please spend the majority of your time in the demo area.

See our demo coordinator Lady Shahzada Al-Zahra for more information.

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW: NEW OFFICERS

Forester Gwyneth Cole is stepping up as baronial archery marshal, replacing Forester Cadfan of the Autumn Wood.

Léonne de Fresne is now in charge of Gold Key.

PENNSIC

July 28-Aug. 13

https://www.pennsicwar.org/

The baronial tent will be set up on Aug. 1, and taken down on Aug. 11. Help will be needed on both days.

Bring back class notes to share with others at the first dessert revel after Pennsic.

Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya will organize hangouts for those not going to Pennsic. Check the baronial Facebook page for details.

July 19 is the last baronial meeting before the Pennsic break. Meetings resume Aug. 23.

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details on all Pennsic matters.

UPCOMING REVELS

June 28: Armored combat tournament. There is a Google form on the baronial Facebook page for signing up.

July 12: Baronial swap meet and potluck. A potluck sign-up list is on Facebook; see Lady Chaiya for details.

Aug. 30: Baronial archery tournament

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Exchequer: This meeting was the deadline for turning in receipts from NOWM.

Upcoming classes: See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

Garb-a-thon sewing sessions are scheduled for June and early July. Watch the baronial Facebook page for details.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Makers Guild: Laser printers, embroidery machines and other useful tools can help with Pennsic projects. See Lord Rayner for details.

Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic

Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.

Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.

Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Congratulations Forester Gwyneth Cole, Archery Marshal!

The Cleftlands would like to welcome Forester Gwyneth Cole as Archery Marshal! A special thanks to the outgoing Forester Cadfan of the Autumn Wood for his hard work and service.

Congratulations Lady Léonne de Fresne, Gold Key!

The Cleftlands would like to welcome Lady Léonne de Fresne as Gold Key! A special thanks to the outgoing Lady Fritha EikBrandrsdóttir for her hard work and service.

Meeting Minutes 14-Jun-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

The Scottish Games demo is Saturday, June 24. The deadline to sign up for free tickets has passed. See details below.

UPCOMING DEMOS

Scottish Games, Saturday, June 24, Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Road, Berea OH 44130

Help is needed to set up and tear down. Set up will be on Friday; times will be announced on Facebook.

Please bring your own chair.

A new Society-wide rule states that members of the public who handle anything at a demo must first sign a waiver. At this demo, the public will be asked to sign a waiver when they enter our demo area.

A list of what people should bring to the Hospitality Tent will be posted soon.

Please spend the majority of your time in the demo area.

See our demo coordinator Lady Shahzada (Al-Zahra) Isfahani for more information.

PENNSIC

July 28-Aug. 13

https://www.pennsicwar.org/

A battlefield hospitality coordinator is needed.

The baronial tent will be set up on Aug. 1, and taken down on Aug. 11. Help will be needed on both days.

July 19 is the last baronial meeting before the Pennsic break. Meetings resume Aug. 23.

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details on all Pennsic matters.

UPCOMING REVELS

June 28: Armored combat tournament. There is a Google form on the baronial Facebook page for signing up.

July 12: Baronial swap meet and potluck. A potluck sign-up list is on Facebook; see Lady Chaiya for details.

Aug. 30: Baronial archery tournament

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Exchequer: The barony made a profit of about $2,000 from Crown and Kingdom A&S. The next meeting is the deadline for turning in receipts from NOWM.

Upcoming classes: Arrow repair; Pennsic 102. See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

Garb-a-thon sewing sessions are scheduled for June and early July. Watch the baronial Facebook page for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Archery marshal: See Forester Cadfan for information about this position.

Gold Key: Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for information about these job openings.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Makers Guild: Laser printers, embroidery machines and other useful tools at the Fab Lab can help with Pennsic projects. See Lord Rayner for details.

Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic

Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.

Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.

Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

 For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Congratulations Summer 2023 Award Recipients!

Congratulations to all the recent Award recipients for April, May, and June!

Northern Oaken War Maneuvers (10 June)

  • Genevra  of Cleftlands – Award of Arms
  • Genevieve de la Rue – Award of Arms
  • Rivka Mispira – Award of the Purple Fret
  • Milecent Vibert- Award of the Purple Fret
  • Runa Æikibrandskona‎‎ – Order of the Red Company
  • Crispin de la Rochefoucauld – Award of Saint Alfred
  • Cadfan of the Audumn Wood – Award of Saint Alfred

Middle Kingdom Arts & Sciences Faire and Crown Tournament (27-28 May)

  • Mór ingen Áeda – Award of Arms
  • Cyprian of the Faes – Award of Arms
  • Edward Brackenburye‎ – Order of the Evergreen
  • Ragna stórráða Úlfsdóttir‎‎ – Order of the Dragon’s Heart
  • Wigthegn the Younger – Prince
  • Neassa O’Cathasaigh – Princess

Meeting Minutes: 07-Jun-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW: NOWM

  • Saturday, June 10, Ukrainian American Youth Association Resort
    47890 Bursley Rd., Wellington, OH 44090
  • https://events.cleftlands.org/nowm/
  • Event staff and volunteers can start setting up at 8:30 a.m. Friday, June 9. Help is needed to put up tents and signs. If tasks are finished before most people get off work, a notice will be put on the baronial Facebook page.
  • The gate opens at 8 a.m. Saturday. Electronic registration has closed.
  • Retainers are needed for Their Royal Majesties and Their Royal Highnesses.
  • A thrown weapons Midrealm championship will be held.
  • Mistress Elizabethe, Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya are organizing a Craftsperson’s Green. This is a space where crafters can work on and demonstrate their projects. See them for details.
  • Camping will be allowed Saturday night; campers must talk to the Ukrainian camp’s representative at troll to make arrangements.
  • See event stewards Baroness Gianna or Lord Meinhard with any questions.
UPCOMING DEMOS
  • SCOTTISH GAMES DEADLINE: Saturday, June 10 is the deadline for signing up for the Scottish Games demo. There is a Google form for signing up to receive a free pass to the event; here is the link: https://tinyurl.com/CleftlandsScottishGamesDemo
  • Scottish Games, Saturday, June 24
  • Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Road, Berea OH 44130
  • Please bring your own chair.
  • A new Society-wide rule states that members of the public who handle anything at a demo must first sign a waiver. At this demo, the public will be asked to sign a waiver when they enter our demo area.
  • We will try to set up the area the night before; stay tuned for details.

See our demo coordinator Lady Shahzada (Al-Zahra) Isfahani for more information.

PENNSIC
  • July 28-Aug. 13
  • https://www.pennsicwar.org/
  • A battlefield hospitality coordinator is needed.
  • The baronial tent will be set up on Aug. 1, and taken down on Aug. 11. Help will be needed on both days.
  • July 19 is the last baronial meeting before the Pennsic break. Meetings resume Aug. 23.
  • See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details on all Pennsic matters.
UPCOMING REVELS

June 28: Armored combat tournament

July 12: Baronial swap meet and potluck

Aug. 30: Baronial archery tournament

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Upcoming classes: What to know about demos; Pennsic preparation. See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.
  • Drawing circle resumes June 14; art supplies will be available.
  • Garb-a-thon sewing sessions are scheduled for June and early July. Watch the baronial Facebook page for details.
OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS
  • Archery Marshal: See Forester Cadfan for information about this position.
  • Gold Key: Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for information about these job openings.
GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. See Baron Calum for details.
UPCOMING SCA EVENTS
  • July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic
  • Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)
  • See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/
OLD BUSINESS
  • Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
  • Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
  • Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Meeting Minutes 24-May-58

Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S Updates:

May 27-28; Ashtabula Fairgrounds.

Gate will open at 5 p.m. Friday for campers.

Anyone seeking to serve as TRM’s A&S champion can create a display in Kingdom A&S display showing their qualifications. A Kingdom A&S entry can also be considered for TRM’s A&S champion position.

Help with Crown Tourney and Kingdom A&S:

Help setting up the event: Starts at 2 p.m. Friday, May 26. See event steward Lady Katherin verch Rhys.

Baronial tent set-up: Help needed at 5 p.m. Friday; See Baron Pietro and Baroness Aurelia

Kingdom A&S competition: Judges and helpers needed. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys.

List Herald: needed Sat. and Sun. See the Earl Marshal.

Kingdom bake sale and charity auction fundraisers: held both days. Donations are needed for both.

Gate staff: Help is needed at all times, especially Saturday. Lady Dorthea will be there at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, gate opens at 8 a.m. Saturday. See Lady Dorothea.

Serve lunch: See Lady Clairicia.

Breakfast bar: Muffins, breakfast-type finger foods and pastries are needed. Bring them to the event Saturday morning.

Teachers: One class slot is unfilled. See Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya.

Loan of banners, banner poles and portable holes: See Lady Jocelin.

Feast: Help with prep, serving and cleaning up: See Master Aiden.

Feast decoration: Help needed Sunday afternoon; see See Lady Jocelin.

Bake sale fundraiser: See event steward Lady Katherin verch Rhys.

Meeting Minutes: 31-May-58

 

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

The new Heirs to the Midrealm Throne, Prince Wigthegn and Princess Neassa, are from the Barony of Brendoken, our neighbors to the south. Huzzah!

June 10 is the deadline for signing up for the Scottish Games demo. See details below.

An Armored Tournament will be held at the June 28 meeting.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

NOWM – June 10

Address: Ukrainian American Youth Association Resort
47890 Bursley Rd., Wellington, OH 44090

Registration is now open during baronial meetings.

A thrown weapons Midrealm championship will be held.

The schedule on the event website is up to date. https://events.cleftlands.org/nowm/

Mistress Elizabethe, Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya are organizing a Craftsperson’s Green. This is a space where crafters can work on and demonstrate their projects. See them for details.

Camping will be allowed Saturday night; campers must talk to the Ukraniane camp’s representative at troll to make arrangements.

Class slots are still available; see Mistress Elizabethe.

Rapier needs a list marshal.

Volunteers are needed: see event stewards Baroness Gianna or Lord Meinhart for details.

UPCOMING DEMOS

Scottish Games, Saturday, June 24

Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Road, Berea OH 44130

There is a Google form for signing up to receive a free pass to the event. The form must be completed by June 10.

https://tinyurl.com/CleftlandsScottishGamesDemo

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Upcoming classes: Greek and Roman garb, prep for Pennsic and what to know about demos. See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

There will be a session for making scroll cases and largess at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6 at Critical Hit Games, 13433 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118.

Garb-a-thon sewing sessions are scheduled for June and early July. Watch the baronial Facebook page for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Archery marshal: See Forester Cadfan for information about this position.

Gold Key: Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for information about these job openings.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic

Sept. 23: Fall Coronation, Greenfield, OH (between Columbus and Cincinnati)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.

Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.

Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

 For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

 

Congratulations Prince Wigthegn and Princess Neassa!

On Saturday, May 28th in the unclaimed lands adjacent to the Barony of Cleftlands, their Royal Majesties King Louis and Queen Sadb hosted the 106th Crown Tournament of the Middle Kingdom in conjunction with the Kingdom Arts & Sciences Faire. Once the skies cleared and the blows were counted, the Midrealm rejoiced in the knowledge that the heirs to the throne had been revealed. We are pleased to welcome Prince Wigthegn the Younger  and Princess Neassa O’Cathasaigh. Congratulations to Their Royal Highnesses!

Photograph by: Baroness Isabel Taylor, 2023.

Meeting Minutes: 17-May-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S Updates:

May 27-28; Ashtabula Fairgrounds.

Feast is more than half full. There are camping spaces and hotel rooms available, but we will lose the discount if we don’t get enough people signed up.

Gate will open at 5 p.m. Friday for campers.

There is a Pelicans’ meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Her Majesty Sabd hosts a bardic hour in the Royal Encampment; time TBA

Anyone seeking to serve as TRM’s A&S champion can create a display in Kingdom A&S display showing their qualifications. A Kingdom A&S entry can also be considered for TRM’s A&S champion position.

Help with Crown Tourney and Kingdom A&S:

Gate staff: Gate will be busy on Saturday; See Lady Dorothea.

Serve lunch: See Lady Clairicia.

Breakfast bar: Muffins, breakfast-type finger foods and pastries are needed. Give them to Baroness Madelaine on May 24 or the morning of May 27 at the event.

Teachers: See Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya.

Loan of banners, banner poles and portable holes: See Lady Jocelin.

Feast prep and cleaning kitchen after feast: See Master Aiden.

Bake sale fundraiser: See event steward Lady Katherin verch Rhys.

Baronial tent: Help needed at 5 p.m. Friday; See Baron Pietro and Baroness Aurelia

Help setting up the event: Starts at 2 p.m. Friday, May 26. See event steward Lady Katherin verch Rhys.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

May 31: A relax-a-revel (no planned activities) will be held.

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. Registration is now open during baronial meetings. Camping will be allowed Saturday night; campers must talk to the camp’s representative at troll to make arrangements. Mistress Elizabethe is organizing classes. Registration will be taken at meetings soon. See Lord Meinhard for details.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Youth Officer: Parents and kids are invited to give their ideas and suggestions for future projects to our Youth Minister Lady Chaiya.

Upcoming classes: See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

Garb-a-thon sewing sessions are scheduled for May, June and early July. Watch the baronial Facebook page for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Archery marshal: See Forester Cadfan for information about this position.

Gold Key: Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for information about these job openings.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

July 28-Aug. 13: Pennsic War

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.

Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.

Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

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 poll.

Questions or comments may be directed to my inbox.

Mistress Angharad Ferch Tangwystl
seneschal@cleftlands.org

Meeting Minutes: 10-May-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

Help with Crown Tourney and Kingdom A&S:

Gate staff: See Lady Dorothea.

Serve lunch: See Lady Clairicia.

Breakfast bar: Muffins, breakfast-type finger foods and pastries are needed. Give them to Baroness           Madelaine at the May 24 meeting or the morning of May 27 at the event.

Teachers: See Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya.

Loan of banners, banner poles and portable holes: See Lady Jocelin.

Cleaning kitchen after feast: See Master Aiden.

Help setting up the event: Starts at 2 p.m. Friday, May 26. See event steward Lady Katherin verch Rhys.

Monthly revel: A relax-a-revel (no planned activities) will be held on May 31.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Registration is open online and at meetings. Camping space and hotel rooms are still available. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details on the event.

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. Registration is now open during baronial meetings. Camping will be allowed Saturday night; campers must talk to the camp’s representative at troll to make arrangements. Mistress Elizabethe is organizing classes. See Lord Meinhard for details on the event.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Youth Officer: Parents and kids are invited to give their ideas and suggestions for future projects to our Youth Minister Lady Chaiya.

Upcoming classes: See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Archery marshal: Our archery marshal Forester Cadfan would like to step down by June. See him for information about this position.

Gold Key: Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information about these job openings.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Makers Guild: There is now an embroidery machine at the Fab Lab. See Lord Rayner for details.

Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

May 13: Mugmorts Melee, Columbus

May 18: Aethelmearc War Practice, Cooper’s Lake (site of Pennsic)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.

Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.

Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

 For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).

Congratulations King Louis and Queen Sadb!

On Saturday, May 6th in their Barony of Shadowed Stars, their Royal Majesties King Louis and Queen Sadb were crowned during a successful transition of power.

We wish their graces Duke Dag and and Duchess AnneMarie well in their retirement.

Photograph by: Baroness Geniveve Rose de Glendalough

Meeting Minutes: 03-May-58

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

There may be another painting session to refresh the baronial road signs on Sunday, May 7, depending on weather. Check the baronial Facebook page for updates.

Help with Crown: Help is needed to staff the gate during the event; see Lady Dorothea. Help is needed to serve lunch; see Lady Clairicia. Only a few class slots remain open; see Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya to sign up. Lady Jocelin Is looking for banners, banner poles and portable holes that can be loaned for decoration.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Registration is open online and at meetings. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details on the event.

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. Camping will be allowed Saturday night; campers must talk to the camp’s representative at troll to make arrangements. The SCA event ends at 6 p.m. See Lord Meinhard and the website for details. Mistress Elizabeth is organizing classes.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Youth Officer: Parents and kids are invited to give their ideas and suggestions for future projects to our Youth Minister Lady Chaiya.

A&S: Details for upcoming garb-a-thon sewing sessions will be posted on the baronial Facebook page and website calendar.

Upcoming classes: Cooks Guild project, navigating your first event. See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Archery marshal: Our archery marshal Forester Cadfan would like to step down by June. See him for information about this position.

Gold Key: Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information about these job openings.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Needleworkers Guild: An online meeting will be held Tuesday. See Lady Miriana for details or watch the baronial Facebook page.

Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. See Baron Calum for details.

UPCOMING SCA EVENTS

May 6: Coronation, Bluffton, Indiana

May 13: Mugmort Melee, Columbus

May 18: Aethelmearc War Practice, Cooper’s Lake (site of Pennsic)

See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/

OLD BUSINESS

Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.

Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.

Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.

For updates, corrections or additions, contact THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe at chronicler@cleftlands.org or on Facebook (Julie Washington).