> 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!
- 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
1-3 PM Lamb Pasties (AM Cooking) WAS 3-5 PM Thursday, NOW 1-3 PM FRIDAY
11AM – 12PM What to Consider in Choosing Arms and Name (AR Botanicals) by Tborg Vesardottir
2-4 PM Tiny Limp Bound Book (AR Leather) by Jorhildr Hrafrikelsdottir
2-4 PM Turkish Mendel/Handkerchiefs for Love Messages. (AM Cla Tent) by Xenia (Limit 10, Ages 14+, Fee: $3)
3-4 PM Intermediate Blackwork (AR Textiles B) by Baroness Giuliana del Chiaro
3-4 PM Pigments from Dyepots (AR Textiles Wet) by Mistress Willoc mac Muirdaig
3-4 PM Beginning Gold Work Embroidery (AR Textiles B) by Mistress Milesenda de Bourges
12 PM -1 PM Beginning Italian Hem Stitch (AR Textiles B) Lady Alisandre de la Chapelle (6 hands-on; observers welcome. $5 fee for kit. Some handouts available for observers.)
European Dance Class Schedule (preliminary) and evening Ball Sets are posted for this year!
So, for those of you who like numbers, data and/or competitions:
82 total folks met the challenge!
- 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!
- 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!)
- 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?!)
European Dance Ball Sets for each of the six nights at war are now available online in a pdf doc: GW 2014 Ball sets
Also: Are you naughty or are you nice?
Wednesday night is the Masked Vice or Virtue Ball, led by Lady Fleur. There will be prizes awarded for the best Lady and Lord vice or virtue costume. If you wish to participate in the contest, please come 15 minutes early so that you may sign the Participants List. The Dance Instructors will be the judges.