At Twelfth Night just past, it was announced that Hrólfr and Elska would take on the duties and responsibilities of Kingdom Arts & Sciences Minister and Deputy Kingdom Arts & Sciences Minister, respectively. These offices are typically held for a two-year term and are sure to keep them both quite busy as they travel and … Continue reading Hrólfr and Elska Become New Kingdom Arts & Sciences Ministers
We will host the annual Kingdom A&S Championship on November 16 in Ithaca. See event details or the Æthelmearc A&S page for more information.
Like last year, Dominionites took first (Hrólf) and second place (Robert) in the Grand Pentathlon at the Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon. A team entry that included Elska and Robert took the special 5-in-1 prize as well. Further, Lord Hrólf received a writ for elevation to the Order of the Laurel. Vivant!
Robert of Ferness was named champion at yesterday’s event, where he entered the competition with his “10th-Century Embroidered Turnshoes and Bone Ice Skates” project. He succeeds the former champion, Hrólfr á Fjárfelli, also a Myrkie. Hrólfr served as a judge at the championship as well. Our own Simon á Fjárfelli took the youth title, succeeding … Continue reading Myrkies Win Kingdom Arts & Sciences Championships
Congratulations to our newest Laurel! Mistress Elska’s elevation ceremony took place yesterday, after her vigil, at the annual event known as the Passing of the Ice Dragon, held at the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael. A large contingent of Myrkies processed with Elska before the assembled court, including numerous royalty and peers. Lady Gytha also … Continue reading Myrkies Take the Pent!
A hands-on beginners class on brocading by Hrόlfr á Fjárfelli ; a tablet weaving technique to create narrow woven bands with intricate patterns. We’ll setup a loom, go over the basic concepts of tablet weaving with the focus on brocading and learn to weave a basic Viking Age pattern on a warp-weighted tablet weaving loom. … Continue reading Beginning Brocade using a warp weighted TW loom.
This Sunday the 25th from 2-5PM: Scribal Workshop by Cori from the Rhydderich Hael. No fee, no limit. Very much looking forward to another afternoon playing with paints! From Cori: Painting techniques: You’ve just started scribal work and your scroll doesn’t look like the manuscript. One reason may be how you’re handling your paint. This … Continue reading Scribal Workshop – intro to shading, and painting techniques.
THIS SUNDAY February 18th: the Banner Class by Bedwyr from 3-5pm. And the medieval JELLO redaction challenge (I mean, that alone is worth coming to check out…)! Bedwyr: “it would be nice to start seeing lots of Dominion heraldry at events! I would be willing to teach a banner class. I can cover period banner … Continue reading Medieval Banners & Jello