Barony of Endewearde activities for August 15-20, 2017

In addition to the regular weekly practices and meetings this week there will be two meetings held in the Barony of Endewearde. The Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) will be holding a meeting in Unity on Thursday, August 17th. There will be a baronial meeting on Sunday, August 20th. Both meetings are open to anyone interested in the Society for Creative Anachronism and will involve topics regarding planning future activities. Most attending wear everyday casual street clothes (not SCA garments).

Here is a quick glance:

Tuesday August 15
5:30 pm Archery practice in Bangor (private residence)

Wednesday August 16
5:30 pm Thrown weapons practice in Hermon (private residence)
6:00 pm Project night in Bar Harbor (private residence, Canton of Basingestoches)

Thursday August 17
7:00 pm Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) business meeting in Unity at Unity House of Pizza (UHoP)

Sunday August 20 (all held at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Rd, Bangor)
2:00 pm Baronial business meeting in Bangor
4:00-7:00 pm Combat practice in Bangor
4:00 pm Medieval crafts in Bangor

For last minute updates in cases of rain which may cause outdoor practices to be cancelled please check the Endewearde facebook group.

If you have any agenda items for the Canton of Wyndriche meeting please contact the Seneschal, Syr Cedric of Thanet, at seneschal@wyndriche.eastkingdom.org

If you have any agenda items for the Barony of Endewearde meeting please contact the Seneschal, Lord Finan MacBressail, at seneschal@endewearde.eastkingdom.org

Endewearde SCA Activities Sunday July 2 through Sunday July 9, 2017

Illuminated manuscript image of a knight holding a banner

Royal 15 E IV f. 14 Knight with banner

Here are some changes to the usual Barony of Endewearde activities coming up this week and throughout the summer you may want to be aware of as you plan your family recreational time.

Medieval novice and experienced artisans meet on Sundays at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Road in Bangor, Maine from 4:00-7:00 PM. Whether you are interested in learning about the wide variety of projects appropriate for the Middle Ages or are an experienced artisan, please feel free to join those gathering at the kitchen table just off the main gym floor or outside in fair weather.

Sunday, July 2: There will be a heavy list and rapier combat practice at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Rd in Bangor, Maine as usual from 4:00-7:00 PM. Please note that Heavy List loaner gear will not be available; rapier combat loaner gear will be available as usual. If you usually borrow heavy list gear for practice please do not feel dissuaded from attending practice as out of armor drills can still happen! If enough people show up for heavy list there will be an impromptu infantry practice.

Please note that Sunday July 2nd is the last Endewearde heavy list practice for the rest of July and the first half of August. Adult Rapier Combat WILL continue to run this summer at this location unless a cancellation is announced here or on the Endewearde facebook discussion group.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): Archery practice in Bangor is cancelled.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): SCA participants from the Canton of Basingestoches will be marching in the Bar Harbor parade followed by a demonstration of SCA combat and activities at the Ball Field in Bar Harbor. You can learn more details about how to participate in the parade and SCA demo by visiting Bar Harbor July 4th 2017 Parade and Demo.

Wednesday July 5: Thrown weapons practice in Hermon is cancelled this week.

Thursday July 6 – Sunday July 9: Please visit our neighbors in the Province of Malagentia at Great Northeastern War in Hebron, Maine.

Sunday July 9: Combat practice and the medieval crafts gathering are cancelled at the Bangor Housing Authority site in Bangor, Maine.

There are two additional SCA demonstrations coming up in the Barony of Endewearde this July 2017:

Garb Workshop: Saturday, June 17, 2017

Would you like to learn how to sew your first SCA tunic? There will be a workshop for those who are new to sewing or who would like assistance in making clothing appropriate for the SCA (roughly covering the time period 600-1600).

The workshop runs from 11 AM – 4 PM and will be held at the Bryant E. Moore Community & Conference Center, 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth, Maine 04605

If you are using GPS for directional help please enter State Street in Ellsworth.

You can learn more about this workshop by viewing the workshop announcement on the Canton of Basingestoches website and by following discussions on the Garb Workshop facebook event page. Plan to bring prewashed material, thread, and clothing that makes it easy to try on your new garment for fittings and adjustments. There will be folks available who will help turn you turn that flat fabric into a new fitted garment!

Plan to bring your own lunch or snacks. This workshop is free and is open to anyone who wants to learn how to make SCA garb.

Queens’ Favor Making Workshop: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Photo of Queen Honig favor; on a black background a teal blue peacock feather embellished with a golden H

Queen Honig favor made by Lady Admiranda Howard

On Saturday, May 20, 2017 Baroness Margaret of Rochester will host a Queen’s Favor Making workshop at her home in Bangor, Maine. There will be supplies provided to embroider and paint favors (your preference). The traditional snack for Queen’s Favor Making in Endewearde is mead and cheesecake. Baroness Margaret will have that, though other delights are encouraged. Master Godric of Hamtun will make breakfast for early arriving folks at 10:00 AM. The full on favor making will begin at noon and continue throughout the afternoon.

You can find the pattern and instructions for making Queen’s Favors at the Queen’s Favors microsite.

Please contact Baroness Margaret on facebook through the Endewearde facebook group if you would like driving directions to her home.

Updated: 4/26/2017

Introductory Sewing Meet Up: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Gold Key / Chatelaine badge: Vert, a key palewise inverted and reversed Or.

Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Private Residence, Old Town, Maine
Coordinator: Olalla Tristana

The Company of the White Shield welcomes one and all to join us to learn a bit about sewing, and in doing so also help augment the Barony of Endewearde’s stores of gold key (loaner clothing).

The small projects for the day will be made using a combination of machine and hand stitching. Materials will be provided. Although the plan is for these items to go to gold key, participants with leave with fabric and knowledge to make one project of their own to keep.

Please feel free to join us even if you have never so much as threaded a needle before, it is our utmost hope that you will come away from this with a better understanding and have the foundations to set you on your way to making fabulous garb.The Company of the White Shield welcomes one and all to join us to learn a bit about sewing, and in doing so also help augment Endewearde’s stores of gold key.

Follow discussions or ask questions on Social Media on the public facebook event page Introductory Sewing Meetup. You can contact Olalla Tristana there for additional information or for directions to the private home where this sewing session will be held.

 

Teachers needed for Endewearde University

Book of Hours by Master of Guillebert de Mets, Master of the Lee Hours, and Master of Wauquelin’s Alexander, Belgium ca. 1450 via J. Paul Getty Museum on Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Button holes, cloth buttons, smocking, weaving, kumihimo, lucet, basic embroidery, hand sewing, bead making, cordials/quick wines, shields/weapons/armor, period foods, period clothing, nalbinding, needle felting, arrow/bow string making, leatherwork, basic blacksmithing, enameling, lace making, heraldry, fighting/fencing basics/footwork, “how to” assistance on research & documentation, wire weaving, block printing, spinning, etc etc. There are LOTS of options for teaching. Come share your knowledge and passion for the things you love to do!

The Barony of Endewearde Arts University will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 and we are seeking volunteer instructors. If you would like to offer a class please complete the Google Docs fillable form Barony of Endewearde Arts University Teacher Form. Please register your class by Friday, April 21st.

Baronial Activities Updates for Sunday, February 12, 2017

Block Printing Workshop

The block printing workshop that was scheduled to run from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Bangor Housing Authority gymnasium in Bangor, Maine has been postponed to a later date (to be announced).

Adult & Youth Combat Practices

All combat practices that are normally held from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Bangor Housing Authority gymnasium have been cancelled for Sunday, February 12, 2017 due to inclement weather.