Mistress Alicia Langland has compiled this list of opportunities to teach and learn arts and sciences across our Kingdom.

Their Highnesses have aptly named April the A&S month in Æthelmearc!

The Ice Dragon’s Passing signals the beginning of a month of opportunities to teach and learn.  Enjoy!

April 9:  Spring 2016 Æthelmearc Coronation, Shire of Gryffyns Keep

Features an A&S display and an Embroiderer’s Solar, a designated space for embroiderers and needleworkers to work on their latest project, share resources and books, and have fun together!

April 16:  Siege of Harlech IV, Barony-Marche of Debatable Lands

A brewing-only competition, organized by Master Tofi Kerthjalfadsson, to keep besieged spirits cheerful.

April 23:  AEthelmearc A&S Faire, Shire of Hartstone

An exhibition to display the talents of artisans who have a Sycamore or no kingdom A&S award.  Exhibits will be evaluated by teams of 3-4 evaluators, who will discuss the exhibit with the entrant after viewing the documentation and the exhibit.

April 24:  Scribal Workshop, Barony-Marche of Debatable Lands

Limited to just 20 participants, this all-day workshop will focus on the Macclesfield Psalter, a 14th century English manuscript.  After an overview of the Psalter and its elements, participants will learn early period painting/shading techniques, whitework, diapering, gilding and calligraphy.  Registrations and questions may be sent to MistressAntoinettedelaCroix@gmail.com.

April 24:  Regional Scribal Playtime, Shire of Hartstone

BMDL too far to travel on a Sunday?  Join Region 4 scribes for a hands-on gilding workshop hosted by Mistress Sthurrim Caithnes and Mistress Tiercelin.

April 28 – May 1:  Blackstone Raid XXV, Barony of Blackstone Mountain

Classes, an A&S Display, and a Scribal Playtime will offer plenty of opportunities to teach and learn.  To offer to teach, use the on-line form here or contact the event’s Arts and Sciences Coordinator, Lady Kathryn McLuing, at artsandsciences@blackstoneraid.org

April 30:  Pen vs. Sword IV, Shire of Angels Keep

This event features two distinct tracks: one for the scribal arts, and another for the science of the sword.  To offer to teach a class, contact Felice de Thornton, E. Harrison, at feliceofyork@gmail.com.