Dragon’s Laire Yule


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Kloe of Thia
Date: December 10 , 2016
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on December 10th 2016
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
1015 Veneta Ave Bremerton, WA 98337

Yule is Coming and It’s Going to be

Their most wondrous Excellency’s
Baron Conchobar MacEoin and Baroness Eilidh Keldeleth invite all
who wish to attend a most glorious feast and day of Arts, Sciences,
and Activities for all, to the Yule of Dragon’s Laire.

Date and

Yule will be held on 10th
December, 2016. Site opens at 9:30 am and closes at 9 pm.


Site Fee:

Non-Member Adult $15

Member Adult $10

Youth (17 and under)


$5.00 per person, pay if you

A meal of soups and


Feast Fee:

Adult $10

Youth (17 and under)

– Must Be Pre-Paid to

Make checks payable to the Barony
of Dragon’s Laire, SCA Inc.


The Feast Coordinator is HL
Rycheza z Polska. Yes, the feast is going to be GOOD. You must
pre-register for the feast, there will only be 80 tickets

To pre-register contact Jess of
the Roving Irishmen at moc.liamg@ssejysnolla Include Names and
Membership Info for ALL Guests.

So, come and partake of a
Traditional English feast, filled with foods based on the recipes
of the Form of Cury, King Richard II (circa 1390). This site is a
“descretely dry” site.

The tentative menu is as

Mawmeny (a spiced chicken stew) on
toast points.

Roast beef, frumenty of barley,
for proteins.

Veggie dishes will likely include
one of the onion soup dishes, and some sort of peas or

Also look for small doucettes ( a
tart of custard, pork and pepper).

Dessert will likely feature
Wardens (pears) in syrup and sort seed or raison cake.

Off-Board Seating:

We have room for those who wish to
bring their own food and sit with us at feast!



9:30 – Gate Opens

10:00 – Family Activities and
Games Opens

11:00 to 12:00 Nalbinding

11:00 to 12:30 – Cutting Reed and
Quil Pens

12:00 – Lunch and Music

1:00 to 3:00 – Beginning Knitting
and Knitting in the Round

1:00 to 3:00 – Medieval Cookery –
Getting Started

1:00 to 4:00 – Painting on

2:00 – 4:00 – Dance

4:15 – Set-up for Court

5:00 – Court

6:00 – Feast

8:00 – Dessert Auction

9:00 – Tear Down Begins

10:00 – Site Closes

Activities with no set

Fighters Practice – Outside in the
parking lot

Combat Arrow repairs and
instruction – HE Loric

Sit and Project – Music Room &
Main Hall

Baronial Display of Arts and
Science – In the large foyer


We are going to have an A&S
corner at Yule, starting after lunch. Bring your project, yourself,
an idea, whatever. We want to see what you are doing, what ideas
you have, and want to provide an area to share ispiration,
resources, skills… you name it!


A&S Ithra at


11am –noon:



HL Pernel Kamber
1 hour
Max. 4 students

A one hour introductory class on nalbinding, which is what people
used before knitting and some cultures still use today. Those wool
thug caps that you see Norse personas wearing are nalbound, and the
socks and mitts on hardcore A&S Norse are nalbound as well. The
instructor will provide materials for use in class but feel free to
bring your own nalbinding needle if you have a favorite.


11am –


Cutting Reed and Quill


THL Ela Pennayth y Ynis Dewi
1.5 hours

Limit 10 students

All materials provided, fee for
quill pen only.


Writing an elegant script starts
with a beautiful yet functional writing tool. I will teach the
basics of cutting a primitive writing implement from both softwood
and feather. Class includes free reed materials and handout, a $5
charge for goose or turkey feather. Demonstration of proper use of
tools, tempering feather to cut quill and ink bar to try your hand.
I will have script ductus and arabesque design samples with sized
calligraphy paper.

Class set up: 4 sturdy tables for
students, one demo table with outlet near for electric burner. I
will have protected table covers and one heat cover for demo table.
I have extension cord, if required.

1 pm – 3 pm:

Beginning Knitting and Knitting in
the round


HL Elen m’Maredudd


This is a beginning knitting class
for two separate levels of knitter.


If you have never knitted, or have
forgotten what you did, this is beginning knitting. You will learn
to cast on, knit, purl, increase and decrease, and cast


Students should bring: knitting
needles: size 7 or 8 or 9 or 10, preferably wood or plastic and a
skein of medium weight, smooth, not black yarn. Red Heart is

Knitting in the round:


Using five double pointed needles,
knitting continuously to form a tubular piece. This is the
technique used for socks and hats. You will need yarn as above, and
a set of needles size 6 or up to size 10. This will cover casting
on and joining, ribbing, distributing stitches, increasing and
decreasing evenly, and binding off or knitting off. I will have
directions for a simple scarf and a basic hat for you, as well as
some reminder notes to take home.


Students should bring: yarn as
above, plus a set (5) double pointed needles size 6, 7, 8, 9, or


Medieval Cookery–Getting


Elisabeth de Rossignol,

Class time–2 hours.

This will be an introduction to
extant cooking manuscripts from various times and places, and how
to create a workable recipe using them. We will cover period
cooking practices (how big is a gobbet?), common ingredients and
materials (what is powder douce anyway?), and the impact of new
foods from the New World (you might be surprised.)


There will be a practicum with
hands-on experience in making a medieval dish from an original


A handout will be provided, with
bibliography and where to find things like grains of


1 pm – 4

Painting on Cloth

Linnet Kestrel, OL

3 hours

Limit 12 students

Materials fee: $3


A brief discussion of painted
cloth in period (no, not everything was embroidered) and Current
Middle Ages uses for a cheap, fast, and long-lasting decorating
method. Followed by a hands-on session, where students will each
design and paint a small banner or hanging on canvas with acrylic

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