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).

Meeting Minutes: 19-Apr-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

Our new Standard Bearers are: A&S Lord Rojhon the Wanderer; Rapier Lord Joao Alfonso Terciopelo de Galicai (Velvet); Armored combat Lord Tryggr; Archery Baroness Milesent.

There may be another painting session to refresh the baronial sandwich board signs on Sunday, April 23, depending on weather. Check the baronial Facebook page for updates.

Our seneschal Mistress Angharad has pamphlets explaining how to make awards recommendations. Help Cleftlanders to get much-deserved awards at upcoming events.

There is now an event portal that links to pre-registration sites for all spring Cleftlands events. You can find the portal on the Cleftlands website.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration is open. You can pre-register at meetings starting next week. Mistress Thorhalla and Lady Chaiya are in charge of classes during Kingdom A&S; they want to feature all Cleftlands teachers. 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.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

A&S: Various garb-a-thon sewing sessions are happening. See details on the baronial Facebook page and website calendar.

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

Chatelaine: Master Dmitrii is now deputy chatelaine for Lord Ezra.

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: Still open. Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more 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

April 22: Road to Pompeii, Uniontown, OH

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-Apr-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. Pre-registration is closed. Pre-registration forms for competing in armored combat, rapier, archery and A&S can be found via the event portal. The theme for the A&S competition is “Something you would take to war.” You can compete even if you don’t want to be a champion, and can take part in multiple events. There will be pick-up combat bouts. Lord Rohan is in charge of the all-indigenous foods feast; help is needed to cook and serve. See Lord Tarmach for event details.

Royals will be attending Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S, and NOWM. Submit award recommendations now.

There is now an event portal that links to pre-registration sites for all spring Cleftlands events. You can find the portal on the Cleftlands website.

Sign Painting project: Progress was made during the first session, but a second session is needed to finish the baronial sandwich board road signs. The new session will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 23 at Lady Sarra Bossard’s house. See details on the baronial Facebook page.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration is open. Hotel room blocks are available. There will be a 15th century Italian feast organized by Master Aiden. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.

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.

DEMOS

Scottish Games, June 24, Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds: Details are coming soon.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fencing marshal: Five new fencing helmets have been purchased by the barony and added to the fencing loaner gear. Loaner gear does not leave the meeting site.

A&S upcoming classes: linen bag ($25 fee; see Kenton of Cleftlands) and scribal evening. See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

Iron Key: Our Iron Key officer, Lord Tryggr, has proposed that the barony buy two sets of armor that will be loaned to newcomers (armor will not leave the meeting site). The barony will be asked to vote on the expense in the coming weeks. Possible fundraisers at Crown Tournament and NOWM are being discussed to help defray expenses. See Lord Tryggr 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

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

April 16: The Marche of the Thistle (Medina) will hold an A&S Gathering at the Earth and Loom Studios. The shop includes a woodshop, and sewing and pottery areas. See Facebook for details.

April 20-23: Blackstone Raids, West Virginia.

April 22: Road to Pompeii, Uniontown, OH

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-Apr-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

There is now an event portal that links to pre-registration sites for all spring Cleftlands events. You can find the portal on the Cleftlands website.

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. Pre-registration fees will be taken at the next baronial meeting. Pre-registration forms for competing in armored combat, rapier, archery and A&S can be found via the event portal. The theme for the A&S competition is “Something you would take to war.” You can compete even if you don’t want to be a champion, and can take part in multiple events. Lord Rojhon is in charge of the all-indigenous foods feast; help is needed to cook and serve. See Lord Tarmach for event details.

Our Iron Key officer, Lord Tryggr, has proposed that the barony buy two sets of armor that will be loaned to newcomers (armor will not leave the meeting site). The barony will be asked to vote on the expense in the coming weeks. Possible fundraisers at Crown Tournament and NOWM are being discussed to help defray expenses. See Lord Tryggr for details.

Our new youth officer is Lady Chaiya.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration is open. Hotel room blocks are available. There will be a 15th century Italian feast organized by Master Aiden. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.

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.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Fencing marshal: Five new fencing helmets have been purchased by the barony and added to the fencing loaner gear. Loaner gear does not leave the meeting site.

A&S: Various garb-a-thon sewing sessions are happening. See details on the baronial Facebook page and website calendar.

Upcoming classes: lace making, drawing session, wire work for making Crown Tournament site tokens, linen bag ($25 fee; see Kenton of Cleftlands) See the baronial calendar, baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

Period music concert: The early music ensemble Les Delices has concerts the weekend of April 21-23. A ticket discount code is available, or group tickets if enough people are interested. See our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details.

Chatelaine: Master Dmitrii is now deputy chatelaine for Lord Ezra.

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

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Archery Guild: Archers will hold practice Sunday, April 8 at the home of Lady Gwyneth and Lord Muldonny in Richmond Heights from 2-4 p.m. Loaner gear will be available. See our archery marshal Forester Cadfan, Gwyneth or Muldonny 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

April 16: The Marche of the Thistle (Medina) will hold an A&S Gathering at the Earth and Loom Studios. The shop includes a woodshop, and sewing and pottery areas. See Facebook for details.

April 20-23: Blackstone Raids, West Virginia.

April 22: Road to Pompeii, Uniontown, OH

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: 22-Mar-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

March 25: Regional A&S Fair. Held at the meeting site. Gate opens at 10 a.m. The judges meeting is around 11 a.m. and first scoring begins around noon. There will be a craftsperson green and tables for display and commentary. The deadline for entries has passed. See Sir Crispin and the event website for details.

March 26: The Cleftlands group trip to see the Tudor meets Sunday, March 26, at 11:45 a.m. in the Cleveland Museum of Art Atrium. We’ll try to find a spot to the left, towards the exhibition hall. MOAS Mistress Elizabeth will have the group tickets to distribute then. Our tickets will allow us entrance to the exhibit at noon.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. A Google form for preregistration will be on the event website soon. The parameters for competition in armored combat, rapier and archery will be posted soon. The theme for the A&S competition is “Something you would take to war.” You can compete even if you don’t want to be a champion, and can take part in multiple events. Lord Rohan is in charge of the all-indigenous foods feast; help is needed to cook and serve. See Lord Tarmach for event details.

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration should be active next week. Hotel room blocks are available. Help with certain tasks is needed. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.

Crown tokens: Help is needed to put together the tokens, which are beads on wire. Some wire-work experience and tools are needed. See THL Jolicia if you would like a kit to work on at home.

Crown road signs: Help will be needed to repaint the barony’s SCA road sign sandwich boards prior to Crown Tournament. Look for a FB event page for details, or see Ginevra (Jyngyr).

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. Camping will be allowed Saturday night. See Lord Meinhard and the website for details.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Chatelaine: Our Chatelaine Lord Lord Ezra ha-Yona is looking for book recommendations that can be passed along to newcomers seeking information about various cultures and personas.

A&S: Thorhalla and Chaiya will continue to host their Garbathons (for sewing garb) for the next few Fridays. See details on the baronial Facebook page and website calendar.

Ginevra is hosting a Garbathon for making garb at the Twinsburg Library. Information will be posted on the baronial Facebook page and website calendar.

Next week’s class will be on developing a registerable name. See the baronial calendar for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Youth officer: One candidate has stepped forward, but more can apply. The application is on the baronial website. Applicants will be discussed at the April 5 officer meeting. See the current youth officer Lord Rojhon for information.

Gold Key: Still open. Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more 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

April 1: Tournament of Defense, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Our Baron and Baroness will be in attendance.

April 20-23: Blackstone Raids, West Virginia.

April 22: Road to Pompeii, Uniontown, OH

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: 15-Mar-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

March 25: Regional A&S Fair. Held at the meeting site. Participants to enter for judging and scorers are needed. Participants can also bring items for display and feedback only. There will be a Craftspersons Green for people working on projects; no need to sign up beforehand. The start time for the event will be posted on the baronial website. See Sir Crispin for details.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. A Google form for preregistration will be on the event website soon. The parameters for competition in armored combat, rapier and archery will be posted soon. The theme for the A&S competition is “Something you would take to war.” You can compete even if you don’t want to be a champion, and can take part in multiple events. Lord Rojhon is in charge of the all-indigenous foods feast; help is needed to cook and serve. See Lord Tarmach for event details.

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration should be active next week. Hotel room blocks are available. Help with certain tasks is needed. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.

Crown tokens: Help is needed to put together the tokens, which are beads on wire. Some wire-work experience and tools are needed. See THL Jolicia if you would like a kit to work on at home.

Crown road signs: Help will be needed to repaint the barony’s SCA road sign sandwich boards prior to Crown Tournament. Look for a FB event page for details, or see Ginevra (Jyngyr).

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. See Lord Meinhard for details.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Chatelaine: Our Chatelaine, Lord Lord Ezra ha-Yona, is looking for book recommendations that can be passed along to newcomers seeking information about various cultures and personas.

A&S: The Cleftlands group trip to see the Tudor exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art is set for Sunday, March 26 at noon. Group tickets are closed. Details will be posted on the baronial Facebook page. See our Minister of Arts and Sciences Mistress Elizabeth for details.

Classes in how to register an SCA name, making a T-tunic, lace making and drawing session are coming up. See the baronial calendar on the website for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Youth officer: One candidate has stepped forward, but more can apply. The application is on the baronial website. Applicants will be discussed at the April 5 officer meeting. See the current youth officer Lord Rohan for information.

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

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Makers Guild: The guild is on hiatus, but see Lord Rayner if you need access to equipment.

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

April 20-23: Blackstone Raids, West Virginia.

April 22: Road to Pompeii, Uniontown, OH

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: 08-Mar-57

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

March 25: Regional A&S Fair. Held at the meeting site. See Sir Crispin for details.

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. There may be a feast, cost $11; watch the baronial website for updates. The parameters for competition in armored combat, rapier, archery and A&S will be posted soon. You can compete even if you don’t want to be a champion. See Lord Tarmach for details.

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration should be active next week. Hotel room blocks are available. Help with certain tasks is needed. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.

Crown tokens: Help is needed to put together the tokens, which are beads on wire. Some wire-work experience and tools are needed. See THL Jolicia if you would like a kit to work on at home.

Crown road signs: Help will be needed to repaint the barony’s SCA road sign sandwich boards prior to Crown Tournament. Look for a FB event page for details, or see Genevra (Jyngyr).

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. See Lord Meinhard for details.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

A&S: The Cleftlands group trip to see the Tudor exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art is set for Sunday, March 26 at noon. Group tickets are closed. Details will be posted on the baronial Facebook page. See our Minister of Arts and Sciences Mistress Elizabeth for details.

Many projects and classes are coming up. See the baronial calendar on the website for details.

A garb-a-thon for making garb will be held on Friday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Richmond Heights Library.

Social media: Please take photos at events and send them to social@cleftlands.org.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Youth officer: One candidate has stepped forward, but more can apply. The application is on the baronial website. Applicants will be discussed at the April 5 officer meeting.

Gold Key: Still open. Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more 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

April 22: Road to Pompeii, Uniontown, OH

April 20-23: Blackstone Raids, West Virginia

May 6: Spring Coronation, Indiana

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: 01-Mar-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

Rav Ezra ha-Yona is our new baronial Castellan (or chatelain/e.)

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

March 25: Regional A&S Fair. Held at the meeting site. See Sir Crispin for details.

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. The parameters for competition in armored combat, rapier, archery and A&S will be posted soon. You can compete even if you don’t want to be a champion. See Lord Tarmach for details.

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration should be active next week. Hotel room blocks are available. A shire reeve, lunch counter coordinator and judges’ lunch coordinator are needed. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.

Help will be needed to repaint the barony’s SCA road sign sandwich boards prior to Crown Tournament. Look for a FB event page for details, or see Ginevra (Jyngyr).

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. See Lord Meinhardt for details.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

A&S: The Cleftlands group trip to see the Tudor exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art is set for Sunday, March 26. Details will be posted on the baronial Facebook page.

Social media: Please take photos at events and send them to social@cleftlands.org.

UPCOMING DEMOS

June 24: Scottish Games at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Middleburg Heights. A list of participants will be needed in advance of the date. See our demo coordinator Lady Shahzada (al-Zahra) Isfahani for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Gold Key and Youth Officer are still open. Applications are on the baronial website.See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more 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

March 4: Winter War Maneuvers, Delaware, OH.

April 22: Road to Pompeii: Uniontown, OH

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 Rav Ezra Ha-Yona, Castellan!

The Cleftlands would like to welcome Rav Ezra Ha-Yona as Castellan! A special thanks to the outgoing Lady Jaquelinne la Deiciere for her hard work and service over the last two years.

Meeting Minutes: 15-Feb-57

DESSERT REVELS:

Feb. 22: A&S Exhibit. Items worked on during the past year, and works in progress, are welcome.

UPCOMING DEMOS

June 24: Scottish Games at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Middleburg Heights. A list of participants will be needed in advance of the date. See our demo coordinator Lady Shahzada (al-Zahra) Isfahani for details.

UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

March 25: Regional A&S Fair. Held at the meeting site. See Sir Crispin for details.

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. See Lord Tarmach for details.

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. The positions of herald on site, youth activities (including boffer), camping person-in-charge, thrown weapons and shire reeve need to be filled. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.

Help will be needed to repaint the barony’s SCA road sign sandwich boards prior to Crown Tournament. Details are TBA. See Ginevra (Jyngyr) for details.

June 10: NOWM, in Wellington, OH. See Lord Meinhart for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Gold Key: The application is posted on the baronial website. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

Youth Officer: The application is on the baronial website. It will remain open until there are applicants.

Chatelaine: The application is posted on the baronial website. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more 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

March 4: Winter War Maneuvers, Delaware, OH.

April 22: Road to Pompeii: Uniontown, OH

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. We must vacate the building before 10 p.m.

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

Meeting Minutes: 8-Feb-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW: UPCOMIING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS

March 25: Regional A&S Fair. Held at the meeting site. See Sir Crispin for details.

April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. See Lord Tarmach for details.

May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S, Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Lady Katherin verch Rhys is event steward.

June 10: NOWM in Wellington. See Lord Meinhart for details.

DESSERT REVELS:

Feb. 22: A&S Exhibit. Items worked on during the past year, and works in progress, are welcome.

June 28: The May rummage sale has been moved to the June dessert revel.

UPCOMING DEMOS

June 24: Scottish Games at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Middleburg Heights. A list of participants will be needed in advance of the date. See our demo coordinator Lady Shahzada (al-Zahra) Isfahani for details.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Gold Key: The application is posted on the baronial website. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

Youth Officer: The application is on the baronial website. It will remain open until there are applicants.

Chatelaine: The application is posted on the baronial website. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information about these job openings.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Rapier marshal: The barony has purchased five loaner fencing masks in various sizes. Gloves in various sizes and a medium or large tote are needed. See our rapier marshal Lord Reinhardt (Labros) Mit Dem Bart  if you can donate these items.

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

March 4: Winter War Maneuvers, Delaware, OH.

April 22: Road to Pompeii: Uniontown, OH

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 $50 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 the meeting starts at 7 p.m. We must vacate the building before 10 p.m.

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

Meeting Minutes: 01-Feb-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Cleftlands will host this Kingdom-level event May 27-28 (Memorial Day weekend), 2023 at the Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Due to the change in dates from Fall Coronation to May, we need of a day-of event steward. Anyone interested should talk to our seneschal Mistress Angharad or Our Excellencies Pietro and Aurelia. The person will be selected at the officers meeting Feb. 8. See THL Jolicia atte Northclyfe if you want to know more about the event.

NOWM: We have a bid for NOWM, to be held June 10 in Wellington. Event Steward Lord Meinhart needs assistance, and is looking for an intern to shadow him with an eye to taking over the event in the future.

DESSERT REVELS:

Feb. 22: A&S Exhibit. Items worked on during the past year, and works in progress, are welcome.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Gold Key: The application is posted on the baronial website. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

Youth Officer: The application is on the baronial website. It will remain open until there are applicants.

Chatelaine: The application is posted on the baronial website. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information about these job openings.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Seneschal: Bids are in the works for Northern Oaken A&S Fair and Standard Bearers.

Minster of Arts and Sciences: The barony is organizing a group to see “The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England” at the Cleveland Museum of Art on Sunday, March 26. See our Minister of Arts and Sciences Dame Elizabethe for details.

  • The Drawing Circle is Feb. 8.
  • A scroll-making session is Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Critical Hit gaming shop in Cleveland Heights. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information.

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

Feb. 11: Val Day, Kalamazoo, Mich.

March 4: Winter War Maneuvers, Delaware, OH.

April 22: Road to Pompeii: Uniontown, OH

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 $50 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 the meeting starts at 7 p.m. We must vacate the building before 10 p.m.

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

Meeting Minutes: 25-Jan-57

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

Cleftlands bid for fall Coronation: Unfortunately, this has been cancelled because the site gave another group the date we needed. But other exciting developments are in the works!

Noblesse Largess: This gift exchange has been postponed to Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Participants should bring their gifts wrapped if possible.

DESSERT REVELS:

Feb. 22 – A&S Exhibit. Items worked on during the past year, and works in progress, are welcome.

May 31: Armored combat tournament

Aug. 30: Archery tournament

Nov. 29: Rapier tournament

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Gold Key: The application will be posted on the baronial website Feb. 1. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

Youth Officer: The application is on the baronial website. It will remain open until there are applicants.

Chatelaine: The application will be posted on the baronial website Feb. 1. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information about these job openings.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Minster of Arts and Sciences: The barony is organizing a group to see “The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England” at the Cleveland Museum of Art on Sunday, March 26. Those who are interested should fill out the online form, and see our Minister of Arts and Sciences Dame Elizabethe for details.

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 EVENTS

Jan. 28: Festival of Maidens and Winter Wassail in Warren

Feb. 11: Val Day, Kalamazoo, Mich.

March 4: Winter War Maneuvers, Delaware, OH.

April 22: Road to Pompeii: Uniontown, OH

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 $50 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 the meeting starts at 7 p.m. We must vacate the building before 10 p.m.

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

Meeting Minutes: 18-Jan-57

IMPORTANT THING TO KNOW

Noblesse Largess: This gift exchange will be held Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Participants should bring their gifts wrapped if possible.

DESSERT REVELS:

Jan. 25: Please bring treats to share.

Feb. 22 – A&S Exhibit. Items worked on during the past year, and works in progress, are welcome.

May 31: Armored combat tournament

Aug. 30: Archery tournament

Nov. 29: Rapier tournament

CLEFTLANDS  EVENTS

Standard Bearers: This is the event where the barony’s A&S, rapier, archery and armored combat champions are chosen. A bid has been received and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS

Gold Key: This person is in charge of the barony’s collection of loaner garb. The application will be posted on the baronial website Feb. 1. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

Youth Officer: The application is on the baronial website. It will remain open until there are applicants.

Chatelaine: The application will be posted on the baronial website Feb. 1. Applications close Feb. 22 and will be reviewed at the March 1 officers meeting.

See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information about these job openings.

OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Minster of Arts and Sciences:  See the baronial website and Facebook page for details. Deputies and teachers are needed. Please suggest classes you would like to take.

The barony is organizing a group to see “The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England” at the Cleveland Museum of Art on Sunday, March 26. Those who are interested should fill out the online form, and see our Minister of Arts and Sciences Dame Elizabethe for details.

Social media officer: When you’re attending a fun SCA event or activity, take a selfie with your friends and send it to socal@cleftlands.org.

GUILD ANNOUNCEMENTS

Scribal Guild: The guild will hold a scribal evening on the third Wednesday of the month.

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 EVENTS

Jan. 21: Masque of Courtly Love, Canton

Jan. 28: Festival of Maidens and Winter Wassail in Warren

Feb. 11: Val Day, Kalamazoo, Mich.

March 4: Winter War Maneuvers, Delaware, OH.

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 $50 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 the meeting starts at 7 p.m. We must vacate the building before 10 p.m.

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