Dedicated Spaces: Activity List

Dedicated Spaces

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

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

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

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