Arts and Sciences: Activity List

Arts and Sciences

48 activities:

Bardic Circle

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Wednesday 20:00 to 22:00
Monday 20:00 to 22:00
Friday 15:00 to 16:00
Friday 20:00 to 22:00
Saturday 20:00 to 22:00

15/4- Bardic Circle: Stories & Songs, 8pm-

16/4- Bardic Circle: Legends, 8pm-

17/4- Bardic Circle: Daylight Bardery, 3-4pm

17/4- Bardic Circle: Sing Out Loud, 8pm- 

18/4- Bardic Circle: Naughty/Nice, 8pm-Read more

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

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

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

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

Third Annual Lochac Food Fight

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Friday 11:00 to 13:00

You wanna see the great cooks Lochac has bread?

It’s time once again for the Annual Festival Food Fight!*  (not an actual food fight – there will not be any food thrown).  What bounteous platters will Lochac’s talented cooks provide this year?  Will there be sugar or meat comas?  Will...Read more

Rowany Festival Wardrobe Competition

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Friday 11:00 to 13:00

One of the joys of the SCA is being able to pick and choose a time and place in history to suit your style and interest, and maybe to have a different one every day. However, there is also the other end of the SCA scale, choosing a single time and place and doing it well. ​

This...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

Laurels' Prize (Laurels only)

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Saturday 13:00 to 14:00

Every year, Rowany Festival hosts Laurel Prize, an opportunity for all comers to display their A&S work and receive feedback from members of the Order of the Laurel. The first hour is for participants and Laurels only, but after that, everyone is welcome to come and see some of the fine work...Read more

Laurels' Prize (Open)

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Saturday 14:00 to 16:00

Every year, Rowany Festival hosts Laurels' Prize, an opportunity for all comers to display their A&S work and receive feedback from members of the Order of the Laurel. The first hour is for participants and Laurels only, but after that, everyone is welcome to come and see some of the fine...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

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

Fighter Auction

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Saturday 20:00 to 23:00

Come buy your fighters for the Armoured and Rapier Fighter Auction TourneysRead 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

Caroso Ball

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Sunday 11:00 to 13:00

The Caroso Ball uses a period event format to offer dancers an opportunity to show off their skills, and watch other people perform.

The dancers take turns to choose a dance from a set-list, and a partner from those gathered around the edge of the dance floor. (If you'd rather watch, you...Read more

Boars Head Tavern

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Sunday 20:00 to 22:30

The Boar’s Head Theatre celebrates the diversity of Lochac’s bardic talent, and provides a way to celebrate the finale of Rowany Festival. It is an opportunity to come together and enjoy a relaxed evening in entertainment, song and Merriment before you return to the mundane world.

Those...Read more