10:00-11:00 Show & Tell Session: Girdle Books Taught By: Deirdre MakKyneth What are they, what were they used for, and how to make your own! Handout, No Fee. Limit 10.
11:00-12:00 Classical Cryptology: Codes and Ciphers thru Antiquity Taught By: Bryn of Celyddon
This class provides students with a working understanding of classical cryptograms. Also, includes an overview of famous period cryptographers. Intended for small audiences of all ages. Bring a writing implement.
1:00-3:00 Really Basic Blackwork Taught By: THL Nadeyezhda the Simple If you can tell the difference between a vertical, horizontal and diagonal line YOU TOO can do blackwork! You will also learn the "magic" about starting 2 strands of thread without a knot! Class Fee $2, Limit 12
3:00-4:00 Slavic Veils and Norse Knots Taught By: Mistress Rannvæig Ørraärmr Eskilskona Norse (Viking) and Rus Women’s Head Coverings A look at possible head coverings taken from engravings and grave finds.
10:00-11:00 Class Name: Beginner English Country Dance Taught by: Avelina Faber
Description: learn the basic footwork and a few simple dances. Dances taught will vary depending on the number of people. Handouts will be provided
11:00-12:00 Exchequers and their Reservationists/Gate Keepers to use the Midrealm ePay System
Lady Alays de la Salle, Midrealm Deputy to the Exchequer for PayPal Required training for Midrealm
An overview of what is required in order for a local group to utilize the Midrealm/SCA ePay system. Anyone is welcome!
1:00-2:30 Parrots in Period Taught by: Orsina della Luna and Kiki the Popinjay
Handouts: On Request (will be sent via email) From ancient Rome to modern day parrots have entertained us and kept us company. Come learn about the history of these beautiful birds, their care, and social significance co-hosted by a live African Grey Parrot.
2:30-3:30 Taught By: Lord Malachie Rembert Make a working Renaissance era global style sundial out of out of ordinary materials. Class Fee $3, Limit 10 Children under 12 must have an adult in tow. Classroom 3
10:30-12:00 Basic woodworking hand tools and how to use them for the the beginner Taught by HL Mateusz z Polcka Limit 10, no Fee
1:00-2:00 Taught By: Lord Malachie Rembert Make an ages old Korean game of great subtlety in a leather pouch. Class Fee $3, Limit 10 Children under 12 must have an adult in tow.
2:00-3:30 Towards a More Period Board, Part 1 Taught By: THL Rycheza z Polska An exploration of what period food is and is not. Sources for all levels of interest from finding a suitable more or less period potluck dish to working with extant recipes and other source materials.
10:00-11:00 Introduction to Possament and Tenntråd Beautiful thing from the Viking Era
Taught By: Lady Mar'itsa Sumnikova
Come learn about the unique form of Viking Age wire work that started with a material made by the Sami, made its way into Viking hands and ended up making its way to Suzdal. Lecture + Show & Tell
11:00-12:00 Outremer: A brief overview of the Crusader States Taught by: Wolfgang Hartz-Coutts
1:00-2:00 Alchemy and the Medieval World Taught by: Bryn of Celyddon
Alchemy conjures to mind hermits hunched over fires and arcane experiments. But what was this art in period and how did effect the lives of people in the Middle Ages? This lecture endeavors to explore those questions as well as survey famous alchemists and their experiments. This class/lecture is suitable for all audiences and any size.
2:00-3:30 Q&A with the North Oaken Regional Chatelaine Lady Seonaid inghean Ghriogair, North Oaken Regional Chatelaine First Deputy Kingdom Chatelaine for the Kingdom of Midrealm Welcome Newcomers, I'm sure you've got questions well I've got your answers. I will be holding a Q&A so bring your questions and together we will find the answers you seek.
10:00-11:00 Deadly Defense - The Single Time Response Taught by Master Giles fitz Alan The class will cover response to an attack in single tempo allowing the defender to retaliate before the attacker has had time to recover from his attack. No class limit Age limit 14 - Minors must bring a parent to meet the instructor. The parent may then leave. No Fee Students should be fully armored and bring weapon
1:00-2:00 Effective Dagger Taught by Master Giles fitz Alan Learn parries, binds and replacements. Techniques beyond the classic windshield wiper parry. No class limit Age limit 14 - Minors must bring a parent to meet the instructor. The parent may then leave. No Fee Students should be fully armored and bring weapon