Class: Activity List

Class

36 activities:

Market wallet make and take

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Wednesday 11:00 to 13:00

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 shoulder.

1st half hour will be theory, rest of class will be an introduction to practical hand sewing making a small/medium sized wallet...Read more

6 Board Chest with Johann

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Thursday 09:00 to 13:00

Join Johann for the 9th round of the infamous, "Make your own 6-board chest" while learning the use of basic hand tools in this hands-on Workshop. We have been allocated workshop space at the end of the village green. The class will take place there..  

Spaces are limited to 5 Adults max...Read more

An Introduction to Flat Nalbinding

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Thursday 10:00 to 12:00

Basic nalbinding (single needle knitting used by the Norse, Anglo-Saxons and other cultures for making mittens and socks) stitches taught using the flat method (rather than around the thumb)"

Cost - Gold coin towards yarn, needles and notes, Equipment - please bring a nalbinding needle or...Read more

Medieval Instrument Show and Tell

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Thursday 10:00 to 11:00

Back by popular demand, an opportunity to bring and play instruments, meet the other musicians of Lochac, show off your new instruments (or your old ones), and have a jam. Loud or not-so-medieval instruments are welcome.

If you have an instrument you can't yet play, perhaps you can find...Read more

Period Embroidery Tools

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Thursday 11:00 to 12:00

Want to make your embroidery kit more period?

This class covers the history of tools and materials of the medieval and renaissance embroiderer, and how can we source them today.

This class wil lbe held as part of the WCoB Display and Workshops in the Great Hall.Read more

A Simple Wrestling Game

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Thursday 16:00 to 17:00

Glima is a Scandinavian wrestling sport with a short rule-set and a long claimed history, making it quick to learn and possibly period-ish. It's a good icebreaker when you find yourself surrounded by Vikings and don't know what to talk about. In this class we'll practice some moves which can...Read more

Utopia and New Atlantis

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Friday 12:00 to 13:00

Reading recommendations for early modern science fiction, focusing on Thomas More's 'Utopia' and Francis Bacon's 'New Atlantis' as creative, provocative and influential examples.Read more

Medieval Storytelling

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Friday 14:00 to 15:00

Everyone loves storytelling, but how do you make your storytelling medieval?

This class discusses adapting a story from a written source, identifying distinctive cultural characteristics, and making an engaging performance. Read more

How to sing, and how to sing this new piece!

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Saturday 15:00 to 16:00

Join Geoffrey of Exeter, returned to Lochac after a time as Bardic Champion of the East Kingdom, for two classes in one.

First we will learn some pointers about group singing technique, focused on vocal projection, tuning, blend, breathing and dynamics.

Second, we will learn a...Read more

The Practical Side of "Ooh that's Pretty"

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Saturday 15:00 to 16:00

A short demonstration on how to translate illuminations/images of Objects into a set of practical drawings to build from.

Attendees are encouraged to bring along their own sources/references for the practical

Class will be conducted in the Workshop Space at the end of the Village...Read more

Dice Games and Card Games

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Sunday 11:00 to 12:00

 "Various styles of games that are playable at events and feasts with a minimum of equipment.

The first part of the session is spent introducing the different games with the rest of the time spent actually playing and having fun with themRead more