The Plague Can’t Keep Us Down
You are cordially invited to join the Barony of Elfsea for a full day of classes, fellowship, and fun
November 7, 2020 · 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Event Registration: FREE
Technical Info: Classes will be held via Zoom. Links to the class schedule and classrooms will be posted here and Facebook as they become available.
Plans are underway for a virtual gate, Populace Participation Contest, and a room for those who just want to hang out and chat.
While attending dressed in garb is encouraged, it is not required.
And now the dreaded fine print:
Site is wet or dry, it is up to you. While not required, libations in period containers does look rather nice.
Above ground fire pits are NOT permitted in the living room or anywhere indoors for that matter.
All pets welcomed and may run freely; however, you might want to use the mute button when necessary.
H.L. Franklin Whitenhale of Cheshire (Frank Warner)
6560 C.R. 274
Breckenridge, TX 76424
H.L. Aaliz du Lac (Alicia Kays)
Mistress Miriel du Bois, email@example.com
H.L. Silvana Corwin, Rachelm.firstname.lastname@example.org
Lady Melodie de Rayes
Gabriel of Maccuswell
FACE BOOK PAGE
Lady Katherine De Kroepseur
SIDE BOARD COORDINATOR
Baron William Palfrey
Lady Astrid Flokadottir
|Room Time||Room 1||Room 2||Room 3||Room 4||Room 5||Room 6|
|9:00 - 10:00||Pelican Panel||Attaching Feathers to Hats||Jewelry Painting for Late Period Scrolls||GREAT HALL||Blackwork||Moneying in the SCA|
|10:00 - 11:00||Order of Defense Panel||The History of Herbals||Tassels||Period Games|
|11:00 - 12:00||Chivalry Panel||4-Fold Islamic Geometry Draw-Along||Period Bardic for the Modern Audience||Everything You Need to Know About Archery Before the Store|
|12:00 - 1:30||LUNCH SIDEBOARD|
|1:30 - 2:30||Rose Panel||Everything Largess||African Cooking and Foodstuffs||GREAT HALL||13th Century Armor|
|2:30 - 3:30||Laurel Panel||Accessorizing for a More Period Look||Song of Songs Workshop||Musician Health in the SCA|
|3:30 - 4:30||Royal Family Panel||Making the Frisbee Hat|
9:00 – 10:00: Pelican Panel Q&A
Adalia von der Berg
10:00 – 11:00: Order of Defense Panel Q&A
Robin of Gilwell
Etienne de Montagu
11:00 – 12:00: Chivalry Panel Q&A
1:30 – 2:30: Rose Panel Q&A
Margherita de Mantua
Eleanor di Michelozzo Gianfigliazzi
2:30 – 3:30: Laurel Panel Q&A
3:30 – 4:30: Royal Family Panel Q&A
9:00 – 10:00: Attaching Feathers to Hats
Anne von Wiese
Attaching feathers to wool or other cloth hats using stitching or tying.
10:00 – 11:00: The History of Herbals
Lady Czyne Nadelin, formerly Christiana del Norte
The History of Herbals is a brief look at 11 Herbals written from 70 CE to 1597. We will see what makes them unique, some of their cures, and a little bit about the authors and their times. This class is not meant as medical advice. Please seek a medical professional if you require one.
11:00 – 12:00: 4 fold Islamic Geometry Draw-Along
Lord Aki Seulf
1:30 – 2:30: Everything Largess. What it is, who can give it out and lots of ideas to inspire.
H. L. Etienett de Bitche
What is largess, who can give it out and lots of ideas to inspire.
2:30 – 3:30: “Make it Work: Accessorizing for a More Period Look
Etienne de Montagu
Tired of looking like a generic SCAer? Want to stand out without a ton of effort? This class will look at some easy steps you can take to look more historical and less off-the-rack. (Note: while the lessons here apply to everyone, the class primarily focuses on men’s clothing.)
3:30 – 4:30: The Frisbee Hat – Making the Mary Magdalene Hat from Rogier Van Der Weydan, 1450
Marie la Verriere
This class will be a study of the hat worn by Mary Magdalene in the portrait painted by Rogier Van Der Weydan. noted artisan of the 15th Century. We will discuss the fashion of this hat, as well as how to go about making your own version using modern techniques.
9:00 – 11:00: Jewelry Painting for Late Period Scrolls
Materials: As this is a paint-along, if the students wish to participate in that portion of the class they will need to gather some materials beforehand. Please see the handout.
Description: Gems, pearls and gold jewelry are a common feature of late period (15th & 16th century) European manuscript art. This class will observe examples of period jewelry and then explain the various shading techniques that can be used to recreate them on our modern SCA scrolls. We will also paint a small example piece together. In order to take part in the paint-along portion some preparation is necessary. Please see the handout for the list of materials and the example drawing. This class will have a different line drawing and focus on different shapes than the course from August 2020.
11:00 – 12:00: Period Bardic for the Modern Audience
Mistress Biatrichi Canzionari Di Palmero
1:30 – 2:30: African Cooking and Foodstuffs on the subcontinent during the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Mistress Ahima, Calontir
2:30 – 4:30: Song of Songs Workshop
Magistra Iselda de Narbonne (Atlantia)
Lady Iselda de Narbonne, director of the online choral group Falsa Musica, will lead a workshop on online choral singing, featuring a medieval plainchant setting of “En dilectus meus.” You can hear Falsa Musica performing this piece here (this recording features two antiphonal settings from “The Song of Songs.” “En dilectus” is the second): https://youtu.be/NsDaKwU0j8Y
In this workshop, we will warm up together, discuss some of the music theory and history behind this and similar pieces, and then learn and sing it together as a choir on Zoom. If there’s interest we may also record the piece (attendees will have the option of turning off their cameras and/or muting themselves during the recording).
9:00 – 10:00: Blackwork
10:00 – 11:00: Tassels
11:00 – 12:00: Everything You Need to Know About Archery Before You Go To The Store
1:30 – 2:30: 13th Century Armor
How to research period sources and interpret them for accurate recreation, with 13th century armor as an in-depth example.
2:30 – 3:30: Musician Health in the SCA – Vocal and Instrumental Performance
Teuctli Tenochcacuicatl Delmar (Lord Tenoch)
This introductory class addresses the various health and pedagogical concerns that may arise when performing in the SCA, both in vocal and instrumental settings. Topics covered will include personal health habits, environmental factors, ergonomics vs authenticity, and how to have conversations with your healthcare provider about any concerns you may have.
DISCLAIMER: THIS CLASS IS INTENDED TO RAISE AWARENESS OF ISSUES, NOT TO BE A REPLACEMENT FOR MEDICAL COUNSEL BY A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
9:00 – 10:00: Introduction to Moneying in the SCA
Lord Rüdiger the Moneyer
This class will discuss how one can begin moneying with modern tools and medieval methods. Expect a Q&A style session with a focus on the tools and methods used to create coinage as an individual.