Gentle Arts


Hosted by Device of Seagirt

The Barony of Seagirt (Victoria, BC )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Isabella da Firenze
Date: January 20 , 2018
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on January 20th 2018
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
James Bay New Horizons Society – don’t use this one-
234 Menzies St. Victoria, BC V8T 5H9



Come one, come all, to Seagirt’s Gentle Arts


is the 20th anniversary of when Seagirt became a Barony,

we’re going to celebrate all year long!


As the first event in the year,
Gentle Arts is following the theme of

Seagirt shares an anniversary year
with so many other momentous events in the SCA period, and we’d
like to celebrate as many of them as possible!


For example, 2018 will be the 790th
anniversary of the Sixth Crusade. It is also the 500th anniversary
of the Dancing Plague of 1518.


Or, if academics is more your thing,
2018 is the 570th anniversary of the Vatican Library or the 850th
anniversary of the first classes at Oxford!


There will be something for


Come watch our gentles compete for
the Baronial Arts and Sciences championship, or take part in one of
the many classes that will be available.


Schedule and

9:00 – Gate Opens/A&S competitors Set Up
10:00 – Opening Court (Invocation)
11:00-1:00 – Classes/A&S judging/Gold Key Room Opens
An Tir History (11:00-1:00)
Drop Spinning (11:00-1:00)
Research Papers/Documentation (11:00-1:00)
Twined Cordage Baskets (11:00-12:00)
Heavy Fighting Fakes and Feints (12:00-1:00 in the classroom and
then 2:00-3:00 after a break for lunch and armouring up)

1:00-2:00 – BYO Lunch

2:00-6:00 – Classes/A&S judging
Beginner’s Knitting in the Round (2:00-3:00)
Bara Tapes (3:00-4:00)
Intro to Dance (4:00-6:00)
Period Poetry Styles (2:00-4:00)
Bodhran (4:00-6:00)
Pennywhistle (4:00-6:00)
Intro to Card Weaving (2:00-6:00)
Ask the Scholars Panel (2:00-3:00)
 Cancelled – Replaced by Hand-Rolled Hems
Ripping Off Dead Monks: Guilt-free tracing & copying in
illumination (4:00-6:00)

6:00-7:30 – Potluck Dinner
7:30-8:30 – Closing Court
8:30-10:00 – Dancing/Socializing
10:00 – Clean up begins

There will be a POTLUCK


Pre-registration for classes is here:Gentle Arts

Email: moc.liamg@eznerifadallebasi

Phone: 250-818-1272

Date: January 20,2018

Time: 9:00 AM-10:00 PM

Cost: $25 Now on sale for
$20! (with a $5 discount for members)

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