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Twelfth Night A&S Class Schedule

Classroom 1

10:00 am
Lemons Aren’t Just for Lemonade: A Brief History of Birth Control
Taught by: Lady Albina Gherardi

11:00 am
Islamic Art and Geometric Design
Handouts provided. Hands on, paper, and pencils will be provided.
Taught by: Lady Albina Gherardi

12:00 pm
Celtic Wild Men
An introduction to the archetype off “Wild Men” of Celtic lore, discussing legendary figures including Sweeny and Merlin, among others. A basic primer course, to understand the common tropes that this archetype uses as well as some specifics which might be helpful for bardic storytellers.
Taught by: Lady Aífe Ruadh

1:00 pm
They Wore WHAT? Or, A Look at What Sailors wore both at sea and on shore during the 16th Century.
Handouts will be available. Period-appropriate sailor attire discussed.
Taught by: Lord Jack Black of Flint

2:00 pm
Songs from the Carmina Burana
In this class, we'll learn about the Carmina Burana, a large manuscript of songs written by students and clergy in the 11th and 12th centuries. By the end, you'll be able to sing several songs (in the original German/Latin or in English translation -- your choice) that your medieval German persona would have known. These songs are famous for their bawdy and irreverent nature, so adults only, please.
Taught by: Baroness Kasha Alekseeva, O.L.

Classroom 3
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brocade Tablet Weaving for Vikings
Limit 3 (group preferred) to participate because of materials provided, others welcome to observe – Pre-register by emailing A&S Coordinator Aífe Ruadh – vanillabrite@gmail.com . At least one of three must have and bring loom and 25 or more cards.
No fee, but some silk thread will be available for purchase at cost. Ideally, teacher would like participants to know each other or be from same area so they are able to continue sharing experience. Will cover: Resources Needed, Developing the Pattern, Basic Weaving Practice.
Taught By: Forester Dillon ap Dillon, Draco Artifex

12:00 pm
Gebhard's Longsword Class
No armor required. Taught by Sir Gebhard Rauten

1:00 pm
Simply Plaited
4 easy 14th century hairstyles and how to do them.
Taught By: Baroness Collette de Valois

2:00 pm
Shall We Play a Game?
A class discussing period games, to include an overview of who played, where the games came from, and where they were developed.
Taught by: Forester Ligessac



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