Event Steward: Disa i Birkilundi
Date: March 28 , 2020
Site opens at: 8:00 AM on March 28th 2020
Site closes at: 9:00 PM on
This is a Level 1 event.
Come and join Glymm Mere as we spend the day celebrating the Arts & Sciences and Bardic. We will be holding the A&S and Bardic Championships, there will be lots of socializing space available so that people can share their current projects.
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|Adult Non Member||$15|
|*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.|
|8:00 AM||Site Opens|
|9:00 AM||Opening Court|
|9:30 AM||Championship Presentations Begin|
|10:00 AM||Class – History of Puppetry|
|11:00 AM||Class – The Plumbata: A Late Period Roman Thrown Weapon|
|1:00 PM||Class – Heraldry — Your Key to Better Bling|
|3:00 PM||Class – Beginning Drop Spindle|
|4:00 PM||Class – Beginning Bodhran|
|5:00 PM||Afternoon Court|
|Potluck Immediately Following Court|
|9:00 PM||Site Closes|
We will be having a potluck dinner after afternoon Court. Please bring a dish to share according to your modern last name.
Meat dish will be provided by the Barony
A-J bring deserts
K-T bring side dishes
U-Z bring breads.
When entering the Bardic competition, please keep these guidelines in mind:
-At least one performance must be a period piece with documentation. This piece will be judged.
-Documentation is to be a maximum of 1000 words.
-A brief oral summary should be given before the performance. Please bring 5 copies.
-The other piece may be period or SCA inspired. This piece will be voted on by the populace.
-The entrants may, if they wish, enlist others to assist in one performance.
-One entry must be a solo performance.
Arts and Sciences
When entering the Arts & Sciences competition:
A champion of Glymm Mere is expected to support and encourage their arts both in and out of the Barony. They will also be expected to assist in the competition to select their replacement. Please let our Bardic Champion Dame Elanor know if you have any questions about the Bardic competition, A&S competition questions should be sent to our A&S Champion Laeriel.
History of Puppetry
Instructor: HL Volk the Grey
Time: 10:00 AM
Learn about puppetry through the years.
The Plumbata: A Late Period Roman Thrown Weapon
Instructor: HL Gerald de Huntington
Time: 11:00 AM
This is a basic overview of what a plumbata is. We will explore the when where how and why of it’s use along with some information on construction.
Heraldry – Your Key to Better Bling
Instructor: Countess Elisabeth de Rossignol
Time: 1:00 PM
Now that you’ve got it, what do you do with it? We will discuss how people in the Middle Ages used their heraldry to decorate their possessions (short answer, on everything), and ways we can do the same to beautify our stuff and at the same time identify it with ourselves.
Beginning Drop Spindle
Instructor: Lady Catrine la Crosetire
Time: 3:00 PM
Don’t throw it, spin it! Beginner’s drop spindle class. Fee includes a drop spindle and 2 oz of roving.
Instructor: HL Gareth Albaric o’Eastbrook
Time: 4:00 PM
Will teach basics of how to play the Irish hand drum, or bodhran. Students should provide their own drum and tipper but a few loaners will be available.
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