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Saturday NO CLASS CHANGES

Saturday, 3/18/17 –  Class Announcements

> No class changes reported.

> All artisans please pick up your items from Artisan’s Row areas BY NOON:
dyed items from Textiles Wet, Sundials, glass beads, etc. over in the yellow and white striped tent.

> Gulf Wars Journeyman Display is at Artisan’s Row – Yellow and White striped tent until noon.

> Show us your class lists BY NOON for the Gulf Wars Scholars – at Class/Artisans Row info point. We have over 75 scholars so far this war!

> Remember there are still classes today!

  • At 1 and 3 pm – European Dancing outside Bede hall
  • 1 – 5 pm Closing the Smith in Early Period Life
  • 10 – 11 pm tonight Exploring the Heavens Artisan’s Row area/the Fort

 

ALL Thursday Class Changes – GW 26

Thursday 3/16/17

DATE CHANGE:

10 AM-12 PM – Basic Murini and Advanced Stringer WAS WEDNESDAY
(AR Glass) by Beatrix Alfray 
10 AM-12 PM – Beginning Lampwork Beads IS NOW ON THURSDAY (same time)
(AR Glass) (now by) Baroness Hannah

ADDITIONS:

12-1 PM Eyes Through the Ages (AM Class Tent) by Alianora McKay
Covers makeup on period Persian eyes, Hindu eyes and more.

1-2 PM Baltic Wire Weaving (AR Metals) by Serafina Alamanni

3-4 PM The Medieval Tournament as a Spectator Sport (AR Botanical) by Yvainne de Casetel d’Aignon

3-4 PM Pigments from Dyepots (AR Textiles Wet) by Mistress Willoc  mac Muirdaig

CANCELLATIONS:

1-3 PM Papermaking Throughout History (AR Textiles Wet B) by THL Symonne de la Fontaine

2-3 PM Flying Chariots and Dragon Kings: the Chess of Medieval Japan (AR Wood) HL Niccolo Bartolazzi

CLASS DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS/INSTRUCTOR CHANGES:

10AM-12PM Punto in Aria Needlelace Part 2 (EPL Foundry B)  IS ACTUALLY PART 3

11 AM-12 PM & 12-1 PM  Basic Runes – Elder Futhark (AR Lecture)
by Ealhwine ðes Greata (NOT with Dr. Best)

2:45 -5PM  Loom = So I Bought a Loom, Now What? (EPL Foundry)  by Mistress Tegan verch Dwgan
Beginner’s class on styles of weaving for “Inkle” loom. Learn terminology, make string heddles, and weave on loom. Bring loom, shuttle, & scissors/snips plus 2 colors crochet cotton thread or choose from box.

Early Period Life Class Changes – Thurs

Thursday, 10/16/17 in Early Period Life (Changes in blue)

10AM-12PM Punto in Aria Needlelace Part 2 (EPL Foundry B)  IS ACTUALLY PART 3

beka_inkle2:45 -5PM  Loom = So I Bought a Loom, Now What?
(EPL Foundry)  by Mistress Tegan verch Dwgan
Beginner’s class on styles of weaving for “Inkle” loom. Learn terminology, make string heddles, and weave on loom. Bring loom, shuttle, & scissors/snips plus 2 colors crochet cotton thread or choose from box.

ADDED: Sharpening Classes in EPL

200px-Ambox_emblem_plus_svgADDED – Wednesday 3/16

2-3 PM Sharpening Tools (and Plane Irons) (EPL) by Kelvin McGowan, Ages 12+ (12-17 with parent)

ADDED – Thursday 3/17

2-3 PM Sharpening Tools (and Plane Irons) (EPL) by Kelvin McGowan, Ages 12+ (12-17 with parent)

 

Found! More GWXXIII A&S Challenge Winners!

Lost-and-Found-PhotosAdd another 7 folks who met the challenge on Saturday to our totals for the war (found at the end of unpacking) – Congrats to you all!

  1. Sakurai Sukeko – Meridies (8 classes?)
  2. Zelia – Gleann Abhann (8 classes?)
  3. Thomas Felishacker – Calontir (6 in EPL/6 in woodworking)
  4. Birna Galin – Meridies (8 classes/6 in Artisans Row)
  5. Leana Draconis – Meridies (12 classes/6 in EPL/6 in al-Mahala/6 in cooking)
  6. Heather Kyrien Marius – Midrealm (8 classes/6 scribal)
  7. Caoilfhionn inghen Cheallaigh – Calontir (8 classes/6 in Artisans Row)

[Also another possible: Ananda Barineau Valiant da Firenze]

We’ll update the overall statistics as well!

Cool GW A&S Challenge Statistics

So, for those of you who like numbers, data and/or competitions:

82 total folks met the challenge!

meridiesBy Kingdom – total 10 kingdoms:

  • 23 from Meridies
  • 12 from Trimaris
  • 12 from Ansteorra
  • 8 from Calontir
  • 7 from Midrealm
  • 6 from Outlands
  • 4 from Gleann Abhann
  • 4 from Atlantia
  • 2 from Northshield
  • 1 from Caid – yea!
  • 2 from unknown kingdoms (Enise bint Oghuz & Katherine of the Mallow Marsh we’d love to know!)

By type of challenge:

61 folks had 8 or more classes!

AR sign only30 folks had at least 6 classes in one GW area:

  • 13 in Artisans Row
  • 8 in al-Mahala
  • 3 in Early Period Life
  • 2 in European Dance
  • 1 in Scribal
  • and 3 whose area wasn’t noted (Morgan Goch Bengrek, Drahomira Kosice & Kogitsune Calla Yuri we’d love to know!)

cropped-image004.jpg22 folks had at least 6 classes in a specific topic:

  • 8 – Textiles (Fiber arts, costuming, Embroidery, etc.)
  • 4 – Cooking
  • 3 – Blacksmithing
  • 3 – Woodworking
  • 2  – European Dance
  • 1 – Botanical Arts
  • 1 – Celtic/Norse Culture

NO ONE met the Diversity challenge with at least 1 class in each of 6 GW areas (Goal for next year?!)

Wed 3/12 EPL Date/Time Change – Celtic Clothing

EPLwoodDATE/TIME CHANGE – TODAY in Early Period Life:

Celtic Clothing- a Historical Approach  in  EPL Class B 
is NOW FRIDAY 1pm – 3pm

(was today/Weds  9 – 11 am)

Tues 3/11 EPL Cancellation – 6 Board Boxes

Cancelled_crossTuesday 3/11

CANCELLED: 9 am – 1 pm EPL Pottery
Six Board Boxes – Master Dammo Utwiler

Announcement: Wed 3-12 in EPL – Open Demonstrations Day!

Announcing:  Wednesday in Early Period Life, 9am – 4pm
Open Demonstrations – populace invited!
All day demonstrations of various aspects of Early Period Life to include blacksmithing, woodworking, bread making, and much more.

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