Invitation to attend Unity College Medieval Club Schola

The Unity College Medieval Club, known as the House of Wintermoor, will be holding a student club run Schola at Unity College on Saturday, April 23, 2016. There will be several instructors from the SCA teaching a wide variety of classes. The student club members have extended an invitation to join them at their schola for a day of shared learning. This college club is located in the Barony of Endewearde’s incipient Canton of Wyndriche and although this is not an official SCA event, we are eager to support their efforts and interests. Please use the following link to view the Schola schedule and other details: http://wyndriche.eastkingdom.org/invitation-schola2016

December 2015 Activities in Wyndriche

The Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) in partnership with the Unity College Medieval Reenactment Club will be offering arts & sciences and combat activities during the first two weeks of December. Tuesday, December 1st offers the opportunity for those working on making their own bows to make more progress on their projects. You can learn more about this workshop series by clicking on this link to the Bowyer Workshop Series. Sundays, December 6 & 13 will have combat practices held near the Gymnasium & Activities Building on Unity College campus. Combat practices will go on hiatus when Unity College goes on academic break. Other combat practices in the Barony of Endewearde will continue in Bangor, Maine and are held at the Bangor Housing Authority almost every Sunday from 4:00-7:00 pm. Please check the Endewearde website calendar for updates if you are interested in attending. We look forward to seeing you in early December.

Bowyer Workshop Series: Tuesdays, November 3, 10, & 17, 2015

Canton of Wyndriche Unity College 90 Quaker Way Unity, ME Time & Location The class begins at 7:00 pm at the Thomashow Learning Labs (TLL), Room 104 Thomashow Learning Laboratories (TLL) is connected to Koons Hall on this map of Unity Campus. Description Ragnarr Inn Grai, Arts & Sciences Minister for the Canton of Wyndriche, will be offering a series of classes on how to construct an archery bow at Unity College in partnership with the Unity College Medieval Reenactment Club. The focus of the class will be a basic longbow from a stave. Ragnarr may also demonstrate a basic longbow from easily obtainable commercial lumber if time and materials are available. Regarding the number of attendees: the more the merrier. We should have most of the materials covered. Depending on how many attend means that tools will need to be shared. There is no charge for the workshop. If you have any tools such as a draw spoke shave and rasp plane please bring them along. Classes will be held on Tuesdays on November 3, 10 and 17 at 7:00 pm in room TLL 104. This building is attached to Koons Hall and is in the center of campus Please contact Ragnarr by email at Read More …

Introduction To Rapier Combat

There will be an Introduction To Rapier Combat session with Lord Radbod of Endeweard and Hrafn Is Augu at Apple Blossom Acres on Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 pm. Those attending will learn more about the Arte of Defence in the Society for Creative Anachronism and about the weapons being used. There will be an opportunity to handle rapier weapons during the “petting zoo” portions of this session. Dress is everyday street casual wear – no garb is required. The session announcement appears on the Canton of Basingestoches website under Introduction to Rapier Combat.

Medieval Garb Workshop

Announcement The Canton of Wyndriche is holding a medieval garb workshop on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts (42 Depot St, Unity, Maine 04988). Description This class will focus on making a fitted dress with a laced front, popularly known as a cotehardie. We will be focused on drafting, fitting, and construction technique for a long sleeved, laced front, full length gown and we will be using some of the methods outlined by Tasha Kelly of Le Cotte Simple. Some methods used may not reproduce medieval tailoring techniques but will yield a gown that looks period while flattering and supporting the modern figure. All skill levels are welcome and can learn in this class, and the goal is to have everyone leave with a paper pattern and a fabric mock up that you can use at home to complete your finished dress. Gentlemen are encouraged to attend – you can use these same techniques to make a fitted tunic! Partners and friends are especially encouraged to attend, as these fitting methods require two people to successfully execute. If you are a helper to the person who will ultimately be wearing the garment, your presence will be Read More …