Arts and Sciences

Is A&S your thing? Join us for Fools’ War this year where you will find a wide variety of A&S activities. We will have a Faire, an Artisan’s Village, classes, and even a competition for the most creative protection from the Plague! For more information, you can contact me at dicellini@gmail.com or the individual organizers listed below.

The Restless Laurels Faire

Welcome to the first Restless Laurels Faire!  The laurels have been busy trying their hands at a new skill. Come see their entries and offer feedback.  Located in the main hall on the stage from 10-2.

The Award Regalia Artisans Village

Do you see all the pretty awards given out at court? Do you wonder how to make them? Do you want to learn a new skill? Well do we have a weekend of fun for you. Come join us this Fools War at the second annual Award Regalia Artisans Village, hosted by House Excelsior in their camp.
The Village will be going on, both Friday and Saturday, starting at 10 in the morning. There will be classes like etching, pewter casting, circlet making and leather baronial coronets. There will also be places to work on the regalia you make during the day.

Friday

Green Pavilion

  • 10am-12pm - Acid Etching and enameling
  • 12pm-1pm - Lunch break
  • 1pm-2pm - Workshop
  • 2pm - 4pm - Braided Cording

Dining Pavilion

  • 10am-11am - What is award regalia? Why is it important? Why do I want to make it?
  • 11am-12pm - No class at this time
  • 12pm-1pm - Lunch break
  • 1pm-3pm - Casting pewter and enameling

Geoffrey's Pavilion

  • 10am-12pm - Leather Coronets
  • 12pm-1pm - Lunch Break
  • 1pm-3pm - Braiding AoA Circlets

Saturday

Green Pavilion

  • 10am-12pm - Acid Etching
  • 12pm-1pm - Lunch break
  • 1pm-3pm - Casting pewter and enameling

Dining Pavilion

  • 10am-11am - What is award regalia? Why is it important? Why do I want to make it?
  • 11am-12pm - Workshop
  • 12pm-1pm - Lunch break
  • 1pm-3pm - Braiding GoA circlets

Classes, Classes, Classes

Many talented artisans have volunteered to share their skill with the populace at Fools’ War! Classes are scheduled on Friday between 1:00 and 5:00 pm, and Saturday between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. Classes will be held in multiple locations.

Class Schedule PDF
Fools-War-Classes-update-4-2.pdf
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The information below was updated on April 5th, 2017. For further updates, please check the Facebook event page.

Friday

Main Hall, Class Area 1

  • 1pm-2pm - Tudor Sudor Anglicus or The Englische Sweate with Lady Angharad versh Gwilym
  • 2pm-3pm - Beginning Blackwork with THL Fiora Valori
  • 3pm-5pm - 2-Stranded Knitting part 1 with Ljotta Eyllerstadt

Main Hall, Class Area 2

  • 3pm-4pm - Shading and Blending, Lady Veronica da Luca. Quick tips and tricks to add depth and dimension to your paintings.

The Forge in the Equestrian Camping Area

  • 2pm-4pm - Bladesmithing Demo with Master Francis Bean

Saturday

Main Hall, Class Area 1

  • 10am-12pm - Make and Take a Simple Ribbed Basket with Zahra bint al Mu'allim
  • 12pm-1pm - Beginning Bobbin Lacemaking with THL Dianora di Cellini
  • 1pm-3pm - 2-Stranded Knitting part 2 with Ljotta Eyllerstadt
  • 3pm-4pm - Beginning Blackwork with THL Fiora Valori
  • 4pm-5pm - Basic Wire Weaving, Rosemary De Wytheney. Simple first steps to learning Viking wire weaving

Main Hall, Class Area 2

  • 10am-11am - Herbal Remedies for Plague Symptoms with Lucette Simone Gérard
  • 11am-12pm - Finding Yourself in the SCA with THL Valentine Blake
  • 1pm-3pm - Basic Medieval Leather Surface Decorating - Lady Angharat merch Morcant
  • 3pm-4pm - Medieval Cures for Marital Maladies (Adults Only) - THL Penelope de Bourbon
  • 4pm-5pm - Venetian Flag Fans: Lecture and Make-and-Take with THL Dianora di Cellini

The Forge in the Equestrian Camping Area

  • 10am-12pm - S-Hooks: A Taste of Blacksmithing with Master Francis Bean

Outdoor Pavilion

  • Cancelled - Knockdown Chairs

Main Hall, Kitchen

  • 10am-11:30pm - How to Make Sekanjabin Concentrate with Lady Alisandre de la Chapelle

Main Hall, Stage and Dance Floor

  • 4pm-5pm - European Dance Class: Prep for the Revel with THL Rosamond Playfare & Lady Katerina Ravenshaw

Please see the images or PDF above for full class descriptions, materials fees, and/or supplies needed for each class.

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