Dedicated Spaces

Dedicated Spaces

Beyond the public spaces of the Town Centre, there are other venues for which are dedicated to classes and workshops of all sorts. All but the meeting room will be under canvas, but all of these will be furnished with tables and chairs. If there is nothing scheduled for one of these venues at a particular time, then you may make use of the space for ad-hoc workshops; please see the duty constables to arrange for any ad-hoc additions to the schedule, and mind that anything pre-scheduled will have priotity.

Meeting Room

An indoor venue where meetings may be held in privacy.

This may also be used for A&S Classes and is a little further up the west road from the from the Village Green than the other...

Children's Activity Space

The Children's Activity Space will be a safe and welcoming space for the families and children of Lochac. It is a 6m X 6m tent, with a couple of chairs and two tables, and many of the...

A&S 1

A&S 2

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Storytime with Eva

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Thursday 15:00 to 16:00

Come along with a guardian to listen to a story or two. Stories will be told with or without a book, and some may include puppets. Storytime will last 10-15 minutes and will be a good chance for the children to sit down and unwind for a little while.Read more

List Keeping 101

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Thursday 16:00 to 17:00

Interested in volunteering to run a tournament list? This class will give you an introduction to the most common tourney formats, the basics of pairing off fighters, and tools and equipment required to make list keeping a breezeRead more

Making a Period Sewing Kit

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Friday 11:00 to 12:00

Want to replace your modern plastic sewing kit with something more appropriate? Wondering what sewing tools were actually used in the medieval and renaissance periods? This class covers the history of sewing tools and some ideas on assembling a sewing kit for your period.Read more

Food Fit for a Queen

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Friday 14:00 to 15:00

An introduction to Elizabethan food and feasting, including the Elizabethan pantry, setting up a feast, menu planning and recipes. Beginner-Intermediate (some cooking knowledge assumed but not necessary).Read more

Patches, mends and bodges

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Friday 15:00 to 16:00

In period, there were items that aren't quite so perfect as what we see in museums: they were used to death and past it, repaired, recycled and possibly thrown in the midden for a reason. Let's see what we can do in a similar vein.Read more

The Market Wallet

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Friday 16:00 to 17:00

An introduction to the market wallet, excellent for carrying a moderate amount of stuff hands free. It resembles a pair of saddle bags, worn over one shoulderRead more

Lyric Writing 101

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Saturday 11:00 to 12:00

The 5% inspiration that goes into songwriting can't be taught, But the remaining 95% involves a lot of techniques that can be! This class explores some of the basics of rhythm, rhyme, structure, and making words fit a tune.Read more

SUGAR RUSH!!!!! The Elizabethan Banquet

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Saturday 11:00 to 12:00

The Elizabethan banquet - a party within a party, where everything served involved sugar. Discussion will include setting up a banquet, and the dishes served, including the basics of sugarwork and candy making. Cost of $5 because there will be samples of the food.Read more

Introductory Calligraphy

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Saturday 14:00 to 15:00

If you've ever wanted to give calligraphy a go, this is the class for you!   This will be a practical session that introduces some basic pen-strokes, and lets you try out some of the most commonly-used Medieval and Renaissance scripts.Read more

Eliabethan Shirt 3 - Gores

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Sunday 14:00 to 15:00

Third of a five part series in patterning a variation on a sixteenth century men's shirt: this session focuses on insetting gores into slits (A generally applicable technique; especially those insetting gores into cote fronts).Read more