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

Good Gentles,

Central Æthelmearc has arrayed herself in her brightest fall finery.  I invite you to enjoy the spectacle as you travel to the Shire of Nithgaard for Fall 2016 Æthelmearc Æcademy and War College on Saturday, November 12.

Come and learn a new skill to help while away those dreary winter hours!  Immerse yourself in a topic or activity that inspires you!  Make new friends to geek out with! 

To entice you, we offer this tantalizing cornucopia of classes: 

Spiff up an outfit … Make it an ensemble …

  • Beginning Veil Beading ( Baroness Oddkatla Jonsdottir )
  • Deeper Look at Textiles & Trim of Viking Age Dress ( Mistress Álfrún ketta )
  • Headdresses 101 ( Lady Therasa du Domrémy )
  • Make Your Own Viking Hand Bag ( Lord Hrolfr Fjarfell )

 Impress your friends … Hand them a homebrew!

  • Brewing 101 – Getting Started ( Master Gille MacDhnouill )           
  • Documenting Homebrew What Digby never told you. ( THL Madoc Arundel )
  • Brewers Guild Roundtable ( Lady Elska á Fjárfella ) 

 See the world through a different lens …

  • The Arts in Japanese Polity ( Solveig Throndardottir )         
  • Dracula ( Lady Rowena Macara )      
  • Old Norse Dróttkvætt Poetry: A Closer Look ( Baron Fridrikr Tomasson ) 
  • Who wants to go to POLAND!!! ( Lady Brygida Zajacowa )         

 Fiber FUN!

  • Bookmarkers for Discontinuous Reading I ( Mistress Rhiannon y Bwa )
  • A discussion of brocaded tablet weaving ( Baron Silvester Burchardt )
  • History and Future of Hand Spinning ( Mistress Evelyn Bloomfield )

 Masterful fencing …

  • Developing mastery in teaching (fencing) ( Master Raev Halle )      
  • The four general techniques in Destreza ( Master Raev Halle )

 Learn by doing …

  • Introduction to Silk Banners ( Baron Friderich Swartzwalder )       
  • Seething Sope -or- How to make Black Soap ( Lady Elska á Fjárfella )
  • Printing and Stamping on Fabric ( Meisterin Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen )
  • Printmaking Made Easy (For all ages) ( Meisterin Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen )  (YOUTH-FRIENDLY!)

 Find your niche …

  • The Big Cookie: Secrets of Polling Orders Unlocked ( Master Bedwyr Danwyn )  
  • Exchequer 102: the Quarterly Report ( Baron Tofi Kerthjalfadsson )
  • Talking with Your Hands ( THL Gytha Oggsdottir )

 Oooh …. Ahhh … Oh!

  • Preparing a Scroll Using Period Methods, Materials and Tools ( THL Mairghread Stoibheard inghean ui Choinne )                   
  • Italian White Vine Scribal Track: Zero to Hero ( Scribal Tour ) – This 4-hour workshop will cover  Overview of the Style, Raised Gilding, Painting, and Humanist Calligraphy.  The $10 fee covers supplies for the entire track; everyone will leave with a finished piece that day.  Participants must register via ScribalTour20162017ATyahoo.com before November 8, 2016.

 Before pumpkin-chuckin’ …

  • Build a Human-Powered Trebuchet ( THL Rosalia Iuliana Andre )             
  • Introduction to Siege Marshaling and the MIT Process ( THL Rosalia Iuliana Andre )

 You know, for the kids …

  • Youth Puppet Make and Take ( Lady Mairin O’Cadhla )
  • Printmaking Made Easy (For all ages) ( Meisterin Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen )  (YOUTH-FRIENDLY!)

 …. and don’t forget about the War College!

  • An indoor gym as well as plenty of space outside (weather permitting!) for fencing and heavy weapons classes
  • His Royal Highness Timothy has promised to provide plenty of moving targets!

 Event details can be found here.

 For class descriptions, please visit the website

 Looking forward to seeing YOU there!

 P.S. — Tell the Known World you’re coming!  Invite others to join you!  Spread the word!  Share this link with your friends! 

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