Novus I


Event Steward: Cunegonda van den Bossche

Hosted by Device of Hartwood

The Shire of Hartwood (Nanaimo, Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, BC )

Event Summary:

Date: August 21 , 2020
Online meeting begins at: 7:00 PM on August 21th 2020
Online meeting ends at: 9:30 PM on August 21th 2020

This is an online Class.

Earn your Novus I Diploma with Hartwood and the University of Tir Righ!

Hartwood and the University of Tir Righ invite all those new and old to a series of online classes on the basics of the Society for Creative Anachronism. For three Friday nights in August instructors will teach and lead discussions on subjects such as Society structure, how to handle your first event, and what activities we engage in.

Please contact the Hartwood Events team with any questions.

This event includes the following activities and/or services:
Is conducted online
Is an online class
Has Arts & Sciences activities

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Online Event Connection Information

Classes will be held via Zoom. Students will be emailed connection information prior to the class.

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Registration Information

Registration is now open.

Classes will be held over Zoom. Students will be emailed connection information prior to the class.

This is the third of three sessions. Information is also available for the First and Second sessions.

Classes Offered

7pm – 8pm: Events: Surviving and Thriving – with Fionualla Inghean Ui Murchaidh

This course introduces students to the range of event types found within the SCA, giving guidelines as to what kinds of things happen at different kinds of events and how to be prepared for them.

By the end of the class, students will:

    • understand the basic types of events;
    • how to anticipate and plan for their needs ahead of time;
    • recognize the differing requirements for each type of event;
    • know what to bring, and how to organize a packing list;
    • understand the gate/troll, which papers to sign.

8:00 pm, BREAK

8:15 – 9:15: Basic clothing: What can I wear? – with Fionualla Inghean Ui Murchaidh

An introduction to what a basic SCA set of clothing may consist of, from a first-event polyester- whatever to basic go-anywhere medievalish to possibly-documentable.

By the end of the class, students will be able to:

    • recognize period silhouettes, and feasible colors, sufficient for going shopping;
    • recognize the basics of medieval and non-medieval differences in commercial clothing patterns;
    • generate budget-minded ideas for inexpensive clothing & material resources;
    • describe simple, all-purpose clothing, and principles of layering natural fibres for weather, comfort, etc.;
    • to identify useful and/or decorative accessories (hats, belts, and pouches).

This page was last updated: August 4, 2020