Meeting Minutes: 30-May-53


  • There is an Officer’s Meeting next week at 8 pm, inside.
  • Angharad has stepped into the role of Deputy Seneschal.


  • The 200th St Stroll, a Euclid street fair demo is this Sat, 2-Jun, 10 to 2. Eve is organizing and needs fighters, dancers, and, most importantly, talkers. Setup starts at 8:30 am. A Facebook event is up, with details being posted as they become known. Don’t forget to bring chairs!


  • NOWM: 8 to 10-Jun.
    • NOWM is coming up fast. If can volunteer for anything please let Ginevra or Gianna know.
    • If you’re showing up early to help setup, please let Ginevra or Gianna know when. NOWM staff will be on site as of Wednesday, and will not be at meeting to remind you about it.
    • Alessandro is organizing the Breakfast Tavern and could use help, including baked goods and volunteers.
    • Clarissa is organizing the Artisan’s Row: please bring your craft for an hour or two to share. You’ll need to bring tables and chairs.
    • Gianna is hosting the traditional Baroness’ Bocce Ball Tournament on Saturday at 3 pm.
    • Bring chairs for court! The winter was not kind to the site’s picnic tables.
  • June Dessert Revel: 27-Jun
    • The theme will be “It’s Summer: Relax!”


  • A&S Minister, Runa: We have classes scheduled for meetings through June. There will be no classes during July and August. You can find the upcoming class listings on the Cleftlands website or on Facebook’s event calendar:
    • 2-Jun: UFOs in Medieval and Renaissance Art by Edward Brackenburye


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 meets at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at for information or directions.
  • Dance Guild will meet 7 pm on 31-May at the backroom at Forest City Brewery, 2135 Columbus Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113.
  • The Chant Group will also meet at Ealdred and Clariel’s home this Thursday to sew hoods before NOWM. If you can sew, please come and help. Please contact Meridian at .
  • Unofficial Fencing Practice is on hiatus this Sunday and NOWM. They meet again on 16-Jun. You can contact Cynwrig for details at
  • Equestrian Practice at Half Oaks Farm normally meets on Sundays, depending on weather. If you have questions, please contact Tina Layne or James Layne on Facebook.
  • Scribes Guild meets 7 pm, 4-June, and most first Mondays at Brackenburye Cottage. Please contact Melisent at with any questions.
  • Archery Guild meets Monday around 5:30 pm. 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 or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Cook’s Guild meet on Wed, 6-Jun at 7:30 to discuss French Cookery.
  • Needleworkers will meet next on Tue, 12-Jun at Miriana’s home. They normally meet second and fourth Tuesdays. Details will be posted online, or you can contact Madelaine at
  • Cook’s Guild will be holding a ‘Cooking over Fire’ get together on Sun, 24-Jun: details to follow. Please check the Cleftlands Cooks Facebook page for details.
  • Woodworker’s Guild is on indefinite hiatus due to life conflicts. If you’d like help with a project, please contact Meinhard directly at for directions or with questions.

Other Announcements

  • Sirius is is hosting a 2-man melee tournament on 13-June, the first meeting after NOWM, again with hand-made prizes. One knight per team.
  • The Cook’s Challenge for the this revel had a theme of Pasties, Pies, and Foods in Dough. Please bring enough to share! I’m afraid I didn’t get everyone’s name who brought items, but the images will be be posted on the Facebook page to ask for identities.
  • Sarra is looking to sell a very sturdy, queen-size, camp bed, for $100. Please contact her.

Baron and Baroness

  • The new heirs of the Middle Kingdom are A’kos and Bella.
  • We had three local people participating in the Kingdom A&S: Rhiannon, Sazia (Dasani), and, as the Pentathalon winner of the Kingdom, Zuriel!