Meeting Minutes: 6-Feb-53


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 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 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 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 with any questions.