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aecademyGreetings unto the most talented and erudite Kingdom of Æthelmearc from Mistress Alicia Langland, Chancellor of Æthelmearc Æcademy!

Good Gentles,

It is my great pleasure to inform you that the schedule for Saturday’s AEthelmearc AEcademy and War College is now available here.

Are you interested in classes on clothing and accessories?

• 16th-Century Coif Make-and-Take
• From Seeing to Sewing: Intro to Pattern Making
• German Renaissance Accessories
• Heavy Metal Embroidery: Finnish Style! (Part 1:  lecture;  Part 2:  hands-on)
• To Be Well Red

How about fiber arts?
• Beginning Netting
• Beginning Stick Weaving
• Brocaded Tablet Weaving
• Making Felt Balls
• Nalbinding
• Silk Banner Making

What about food and cooking?
• Beginning Butter Makin
• Cooking on a Fire for Beginners
• Finished Brewing? NO, Bread!  A Use for Spent Grain
• Food and Drink in Early Medieval Ireland
• What is a Perfectly Period Feast?

Maybe you prefer hands-on/how-to classes?
• Beginning Lampwork Bead Making
• Cabochons – How Are They Made?
• Introduction to Armouring
• Musical Manuscript using Period Tools, Methods and Materials
• Of Charcoal and Lye
• Printmaking Made Easy (For all ages)

Is history your thing?
• Constructing Commedia dell Arte Scenarios
• Marguerite Makes a Book- An Interactive Story
• Poisons and their Historical Uses
• Poisons/Medicines/Useful Plants in the Field
• “Segja Hvaða?!” Insults in Old Norse-Icelandic Literature
• Viking Art:Is it a Borre?
• Wars of the Roses, a primer
• Write Like A Viking

Are you musically inclined?
• The Ubiquitous Recorder
• Moving Beyond Recorders – Crumhorn, Cornamuse and Kortholt

Looking for ways to up your SCA game?
• Documentation: Form and Function
• Documenting Homebrew: What Digby never told you
• Finding an SCA name
• Judging an SCA Brewing Competition
• On Being a Signet
• Researching for a project and how to proceed
• Too Terrified to Teach? Riddikulus!

And don’t forget there is a host of WAR COLLEGE and GOLDEN CHAIN classes, too!
• Combat Archery:  Introduction to Combat Archery
• Fencing:  Une Pratique Sur les Angles – A Practice in Angles for Single Sword or Sword and Dagger
• Youth Combat:  Becoming a Youth Combat Marshal

• Basic Sword and Heater
• The Basics of Melee
• Beyond the Basic Shots
• Controlling the Fight
• Early period kits, and how to get them to look more SCA
• Footwork: More than Just Moving Your Feet
• How’s it Hanging, Your body and how your armour fits
• Impromptu combat and/or philosophy class
• Leadership
• The Left-handed Fighter
• Mentality: Path to overcoming doubt
• Polearm
• Spear
• Two-hand sword fighting, incorporating a more medieval style to the weapon form

Event details can be found at here.

After you’ve had a chance to check out the amazing array of classes, remember to tell all your Facebook friends that you’ll be there on the event page!
Looking forward to seeing YOU there!