Schola

Please note, the below is from 2014.  Stay tuned for updates for 2015 Rowany Festival to come soon!

Timetable Schola Festival 2014 – may be subject to change; see notices at the Schola tent.

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Thursday

2pm

Discover the site with the Constables

Learn where the paths lead, where the markets and St John’s can be found and the rules of the swimming dams and the roads. Starts at the Schola tent.

 

3-3.30 Camp Schola Story Time with Anna Gheleyns

Storytime especially for the pre-schoolers and younger.

 

4-5 Myths and Legends with Mistress Antonia

Fables, tales and activities from Ancient Greece.

 

 

Friday

9am

Discover the site with the Constables

Learn where the paths lead, where the markets and St John’s can be found and the rules of the swimming dams and the roads. Starts at the Schola tent.

 

11-12 Make a pot fit for a King with Ilona

Hands on Greek pottery with His Majesty’s Household. Messy, so wear an apron or overtunic.

 

2-3 Court Bingo with Countess Elizabeth de Foxle

A fun, interactive way to learn who is who at the Royal Court.

 

3-3.30 Camp Scholar Story Time with Fru Ragnhildr

Storytime especially for the pre-schoolers and younger.

 

3-4 Basic Embroidery with Mairi of Kilvarok

Note: at her stall, the Lion’s Den.

Learn several embroidery stitches and make something lovely.

 

4-5.30 Myths and Legends with Mistress Antonia

Sagas, legends and activites from the Viking Age.

 

 

Saturday

9-10 Silk Painting banners with Heilwich Gheerts

Come and help paint silk banners for the Festival Children’s fort. All ages welcome, can under sixes bring an older person please to help. It will be a little messy so bring an apron or overtunic. No cost.

 

1.30-3 Printing with Nyssa Ngqksiglandi and Mistress Antonia

Make your own print block and then print off your masterpieces. It will be a little messy so bring an apron or overtunic. Gold coin donation to cover costs appreciated. All ages welcome, can under sixes bring an older person please to help.

 

3-4 Headwear like a Greek King with Ilona

Make a greek laurel wreath to wear like the Greek Kings of old and King Alfar today.

 

4-5.30 Myths and Legends with Mistress Antonia

Tales from the Dark Ages, Beowulf, the Welsh and the Irish.

 

 

Sunday

9-10.30 Viking Bead making with Nyssa Ngqksiglandi and Mistress Antonia

Make your own viking beads with polymer clay and paint and string your treasure necklace. It will be a little messy so bring an apron or overtunic. Gold coin donation to cover costs appreciated. All ages welcome, can under sixes bring an older person please to help.

 

3-3.30 Camp Scholar Story Time with Fru Ragnhildr

Storytime especially for the pre-schoolers and younger.

 

4-5.30 Myths and Legends with Mistress Antonia

Tales, activities and legends from the Court of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table and a Nun’s Priest’s Tale.

 

 

Monday

9-10 Greek Shields with Ilona

Make a Greek hoplon (shield) like the one the King and his Household are using.

 

11-12 Continuing Embroidery with Mairi of Kilvarok

Note: held at her Merchant booth, the Lion’s Den.

Show Mairi what you’ve done and find a new stitch or advice on problems you’ve had.

 

2-3 Introduction to Heraldry with Mattjis, Herald of Rowany

Learn new names for the colours used in Heraldry and try designing a device for yourself.

 

3-3.30 Camp Scholar Story Time with Anna Gheleyns.

Storytime especially for the pre-schoolers and younger.

 

4-5.30 Myths and Legends with Mistress Antonia

Bonjour, for legends, activities, and tales from Medieval France.