TimeClassroom 1Classroom 2Classroom 3
10:00Justinian's Plague and the Great MoralityShakespeare's Problem PlaysFlying Chariots and Dragon Kings: the Chess of Medieval Japan
11:00Miracles, Moralities, and Mysteries: an Introduction to Medieval TheatreTurk's Head KnotsMad Words: Comedic Theatre of Japanese Kyōgen
1:00How to Open Up a Can of Worms Without Making Too Much of a Mess: Starting an SCA Research ProjectAccepting Online Event Reservations – E-Pay TrainingUnderstanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Definitions and Concepts
2:00Period MustardsJapanese Stab Binding (2 hours)Beaded Veil Edges (2 hours)
3:00Some Medieval Sauces
Class Descriptions
  • Accepting Online Event Reservations – E-Pay Training – Are you a group exchequer or gate steward/reservationist? Are you an event steward that wants to understand everything that’s going on with your event? Are you interested in learning something new? Come learn what information is needed to make your event pre-reg better by accepting online payments. This is a required training to be able to submit an authorization request to use the Epay system. [Instructor: The Honorable Lady Snowden (Middle Kingdom E-Pay Deputy), Ages, 18+]
  • Beaded Veil Edges: The Original (2 Hours) – Perhaps you have seen the beaded veils recently worn by our baroness? Want one of your own? Add weight and color to your veils. This is a hands on workshop, using tiny beads and tiny needles. Kit fee is $5, there will only be 20 available. The kits will have materials to create a sampler of beading styles. Please bring scissors or thread snips if you can. [Instructor: The Honorable Lady Sarra Bossard]
  • Flying Chariots and Dragon Kings: the Chess of Medieval Japan – Shōgi is cousin to the chess played in Europe. Learn the history, evolution, and rules of this Generals’ Game, including its unique promotion and piece capture aspects, as well as some of the expanded menagerie of astounding variants! [Instructor: The Honorable Lord Niccoló Bartolazzi]
  • How to Open Up a Can of Worms Without Making Too Much of a Mess: Starting an SCA Research Project – Does research and documentation seem overwhelming? Are you interested in doing an A&S project but don’t know where to start? This class will teach you how to find, evaluate, and document the sources you need to research and complete an A&S project in any category.
    [Instructor: Lady Rosie Dubroc]
  • Japanese Stab Binding (2 hours) – In this class, I’ll give a brief history of stab binding and describe how it’s done. There will also be a hands – on, make – and – take part of the class were students get to make a small stab bound book. Notes and materials are provided, but students can also bring their own special paper if they would like. [Instructor: Forester James Barkley, Ages:16+]
  • Justinian’s Plague and the Great Morality – Come learn about flagellants, fleas, tarbagans, plague saints, and what Empress Theodora did with her three orifices. [Instructor: Baroness Slany bean Uillic]
  • Mad Words: Comedic Theatre of Japanese Kyōgen – Often translated as “mad words”, kyōgen is a style of comedic theatre begun by the Fourteenth Century in Japan and continued today, often as a companion to the more serious nō dramas. Class may include some demonstration of short plays as well as stylized character movement exercises if time. [Instructor: The Honorable Lord Niccoló Bartolazzi]
  • Miracles, Moralities, and Mysteries: an Introduction to Medieval Theatre – A look at the death and rebirth of theatre in the west, and on theatre’s shifting role in medieval society. [Instructor: Lady Katherine Coscombe]
  • Period Mustard – [Instructor: The Honorable Lord Edward FitzRanulf, Ages: 16+]
  • Shakespeare’s Problem Plays – Shakespeare’s tragedies and comedies are justly famous, but not all his dramas fit neatly into one or the other of those genres. We will explore the peculiarities of three plays traditionally labeled “problem plays”: Timon of Athens, Measure for Measure, and All’s Well that Ends Well. You don’t need to have read the plays to come to class. [Instructor: Madam Ursula Mortimer, Ages: 1+, adult topics will be covered.]
  • Some Medieval Sauces – [Instructor: The Honorable Lord Edward FitzRanulf, Ages: 16+]
  • Turk’s Head Knots – Do your tassels look a bit too mundane? Would you like to take them up a notch? In this hands on class you will learn up to three common Turk’s head knots that can not only be used to decorate all sorts of things, but are also just like those that adorned fancy period tassels. [Instructor:
    Lady Rosie Dubroc, Ages: 16+]
  • Understanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Definitions and Concepts – In this excerpt from the full DEI 101 course, we will discuss the meanings of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they relate to the SCA. We will also cover the concepts of privilege, unconscious bias, and microaggressions. Bring your questions and we will discuss them as a group. [Instructor: Lady Zahra Tesfaye, SCA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer]
Class Coordinator

If you would like to teach a class, please reach out to Lady Katerin ferch Gwenllian.