Tir Righ A&S and UTR

 

Hosted By Device of Lions Gate

The Barony of Lions Gate (Vancouver, BC )

Event Summary:

Date: October 24 , 2009
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on October 24th 2009
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on

Event site:
St. Andrews United Church
22165 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3H7

Click here for more information about this location such as site amenities, rules, and restrictions.



 

T I R   R
I G H   A & S   C H A M P I O N S H I
P   &   T H E   U N I V E R
S I T Y   O F   T I R   R I G
H

October 24, 2009
The Barony of Lions Gate (Vancouver BC / Maple Ridge,
BC)

 

Their Highnesses of Tir Righ, Ulgar & Renee,
invite One and All to come and witness the fierce battle for
Champion of Arts & Sciences in Tir Righ…
Or perhaps you wish to enter the fray
yourself…

Come and participate in classes, something for everyone,
hosted by the University of Tir Righ…
Come savour the flavours, mingle with friends, enjoy some
entertainment and attend Their
Highnesses
Court and a memorable Feast
for the senses…



S I T E   A D D R E S S:

St. Andrew’s United Church
22165 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3H7

Site Opens 8:00am / Closes 11:59pm.


S I T E  
F E E S:
(Feast Tickets NOT included… See
below for Feast ticket info.)
Make cheques payable to “Barony
of Lions Gate”.
Pre-Registration is recommended. Forms are found at:

http://www.antir.sca.org/Pubs/forms/29_A&S_09.pdf
$15 / Adult Member ($18 for
Non-Members)
$8 / Youth (13-17 years)
12 & under FREE
Family Cap $46 (plus NMS)
Evening Feast/Revel Only Site Fee (beginning 6pm…
Does not include Feast tix) – $5 plus NMS



A & S   C O M P E T I T I O N   I N F
O:

For more information on the A&S competition requirements,
go to:http://www.tirrigh.org/library/artsandsci/
– Or contact –
Tir Righ A&S Officer
Mistress Katherine atte Moure
604-839-3636 (no calls after 9 pm, please)
artsci@tirrigh.org
– or –
Tir Righ A&S Champion
Baroness Anastasia Alexandrovna Andreeva (OL)

artscichampion@tirrigh.org



U N I V E R S I T Y   O F   T I
R   R I G H   C L A S S E
S

Here is the great line-up of classes for this UTR
session:
(Full class descriptions below Autocrat’s contacts)
-Basic Fingerloop Braiding
-Anglo-Saxon Poetry
-Introduction to Card Weaving
-Survey of Indian Costume
-Late Period Japanese Clothing
-Period Arrow-Making
-Intro to Cut and Thrust Combat
-The Skald in Norse Culture
-14th Century Finishing Techniques (CLASS FULL)
-Basket-weaving in the Middle Ages
-Knotwork Bains Method Level One
-An Tir Heraldic Submissions
-Archery Battles in the Hundred Years War
-Intro to Giocomo di Grassi (intermediate-level class) Cut
& Thrust
-The Lute and its Music
-Nalbinding (CLASS
FULL)

-16th Century Ottoman Turkish Clothing
-Introduction to Bookbinding
-How to be an Autocrat
-Quiver Construction
-Introduction to Joachim Meyer’s system of German
Longsword
-Music Appreciation: The Silk Road and Beyond
-Beginners Bobbin Lace
-Blackwork for Beginners
-Wool-on-wool Applique
-Persona Development

To REGISTER for classes, please visit :
http://www.antir.sca.org/Pubs/forms/TUTR_Student_Reg.pdf
NB: There will be no onsite registration for
classes.
All registration forms must be received by Monday October
19th.
Registration forms should be sent to:

HL Aine inghean Ui Conchobhair



F E A S T

To tickle your taste buds, HL Kensae McBeighn will bring his
sumptuous, not to be missed, GARLIC FEAST!!! Every remove
will feature garlic in some way, including dessert (trust me,
you’ll like it), however for the slightly less
aromatically inclined, a non-garlic dish will also be
available with each remove. Menu will be posted closer to the
date.
This is a DRY EVENT.
Doors open: 6:30pm
Dinner: 7:00pm
Feast Fees: (do not include site fees)
$10/Adult
$5/ Youth or Child
$5 Off-board.
Feast Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. Tix
available until Oct 18th. Feast Tix DO NOT include SITE
FEES.

For Tix please contact HL Morweena of House Descardo. Tickets
are confirmed only when payment is received and
electronic/email receipt is issued.
Please put “Feast Tickets” in the subject of your
email.


T E N T A T I V
E     E V E N T     S
C H E D U L E

8:00am – Set-Up
8:30am – Gate Opens
9:00am – Court – Swearing in A&S Championship Combatants
– All Entrants for Champion must attend.
9:15am – 6:00pm – UTR Classes begin
9:30am – 4:00pm – A&S Judges Meeting and A&S
Judging begins
6:15pm – Court
6:30pm – Doors open for Feast
7:00pm – Feast Begins
11:00pm – Event Ends – Clean-up Begins
11:59pm – Everyone OUT



A U T O C R A
T

HL Sionann in Ui Fhlaithbheartaig (Sheila Louise Wright)

CO-AUTOCRAT
Lady Desireee Chirastella (Mary Kittel)

CRASH SPACE COORDINATOR
HL Vivien of Shaftesbury

 



TUTR Classes at Tir
Righ A&S/Bardic AS44

9:15-11:15am

  1. Basic Fingerloop
    Braiding
    with Lady Myrrim: This technique for
    making fancy braiding for lacing, baldrics, clothing
    decoration and strings for pouches was very popular in
    13th century Medieval Europe. (although
    there is evidence that it is even more ancient than
    this)  I will demonstrate some simple braid patterns
    for the students and teach them how to read patterns so
    that they can go on to do more complex things. 
    Students will receive a handout and practice.

Cost: $4 per
student  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
8
 

  1. Anglo-Saxon Poetry
    with Hlaford Wulfstan Hrafnsson: An introduction to
    Anglo-Saxon poetry, circa 800-1066, with a look at
    documentary resources, the original language and
    considerations for SCA performance and competition. Kids
    are ok if over 12 or accompanied by an adult

Cost: $4 per
student  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
12
 

  1. Introduction to Card
    Weaving
    with Archos Morweena: This class is for
    the beginner card weaver and will feature how to get
    started in card weaving without a loom (and without tying
    yourself to your work). In this class we will cover uses
    for card woven trim, threading and patterns, as well as
    discussing some options for getting started (looms, how
    to make your own tablets). Cost of class includes 8
    tablets, enough crochet cotton for an in-class sampler,
    and a hand-out with some simple threaded in patterns to
    get you inspired and started.

Cost: $5 per
student  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
8
 

  1. Survey of Indian
    Costume
    with Baroness Anastasia Alexandrovna
    Andreeva: This will cover the evolution of Indian
    costume. It is a big subject so only some regions will be
    covered. This is a general look at clothing in India
    during the SCA period. Both male and female clothing will
    be covered.

Cost: $4 per
student  Minimum 3 students, Maximum
10
 
 

  1. Late Period Japanese
    Clothing
    with Maeda no Kiku Mariko: The class will
    cover the clothing of the Muromachi and Momoyama periods
    (1333-1603 CE) from all walks of life from peasant to
    palace courtier. Topics will include: the undergarments,
    basic outfits, outerwear, footwear and accessories;
    colour and fabric choice; sumptuary laws, period and SCA;
    common misconceptions of Japanese garb; recommended
    resources. The handout will include pattern drafting and
    construction techniques to make the basic elements of
    late period Japanese garb (kosode, hakama, obi and
    tabi).  If time allows, a short discussion will
    follow the lecture portion of the class.

Cost: $4 per
student  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
16
 
 

  1. Period Arrow-Making
    with Lady Jacqueline LeFleur & HL Arcos James
    Wolfden: Learn the history of how arrows were made during
    the 1200s in what is now known as Britain. We’ll be
    taking these techniques and adapting them for SCA-legal
    period arrows. Learn how to choose arrow length, cut
    string nocks, orient and attach fletching, and attach
    points. You will leave the class with a completed period
    arrow.

Cost: $8 per
student  Minimum 4 students, Maximum
8
 

  1. Intro to Cut and Thrust
    Combat
    with Don Estaban Ferreiro: This will be a
    contact class.  All attendees should be able to, and
    have a willingness to do combat.  There will be a
    short introduction to the rules.  Some drilling for
    safety when fighting with steel weapons, then well
    observed, well marshalled free fighting. Bring an open
    mind and a ready sword arm!  Whether you fight
    armoured combat or rapier, attendees are to bring their
    armour.  Especially rigid knee and elbow protection,
    rigid back of head protection and sturdy, rigid gauntlets
    if possible.  Steel weapons – most Rapier weapons
    are fine.        There
    will be some armour provided by the class, but everyone
    is always more comfortable in their own gear.

Cost: $1 per
student  Minimum 4 students, Maximum
16
 

11:30am –
1:30pm

  1. The Skald in Norse
    Culture
    with HL Sionann in ui Fhlaithbheartaig:
    This is a lecture and discussion class examining the
    interesting societal position/s and purpose held by the
    Skald in Norse period culture. We will also discuss
    comparisons to other cultures and periods and how it all
    fits into the SCA. Please bring your voice,
    knowledge and enthusiasm to share… and note taking
    material if you wish. Ages 12 and up welcome.

Cost: $4 per
student  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
12
 

  1. 14th
    Century
    Finishing Techniques
    with Mistress Agnes
    Cresewyke: We will be looking at seams, seam finishing,
    handmade buttons and buttonholes, eyelets, cardweaving on
    sleeve edges, and dagging. Course fee Will include
    handout with diagrams and materials for practicing some
    of the techniques so that the students will go home with
    practical samples. (CLASS FULL)

Cost:  $5 per
student  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
5
 

  1. Basket-weaving in the
    Middle Ages
    with Malie Rennick: Baskets have been
    used from ancient times to carry everything from water,
    to food to goods for the market.  Students will
    learn how to make a late-period market display basket
    from reed.  Basic basket weaving skills will be
    taught, with resources given to continue study. Students
    will leave the class with a small basket of their
    own.

Cost: $10 per
student  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
8
 

  1. Knotwork Bains Method Level
    One
    with Dame Elena de Maisnilwarin: This basic
    knotwork class will show you how to make wonderful
    patterns of knots in a very short time. By beginning with
    easy steps, all students will be drawing knots by the end
    of the class. A handout and all materials will be
    supplied by instructor. If you’ve taken “Basic Knotwork”
    or “Knotwork Method One Level One” from this instructor –
    this is the same course, simply renamed. No children
    under 13.

Cost: $3 per
student  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
10
 

  1. An Tir Heraldic
    Submissions
    with HL Caitrina inghean Andriasia:
    Ever wondered why the registration process for names and
    devices seems to take so long? It may be confusing, but
    it need not be cryptic to the average gentle. Caitrina
    inghean Aindriasa, former Lions Blood of An Tir will
    explain the process in detail, answer any questions you
    may have and will assist in getting anyone wanting to get
    on road to Heraldic registration.  A handout will be
    available as well as blank forms to get you
    started.  Ceara Black Talbot will be on hand to
    accept any completed packets to save submitters on
    mailing costs.  The $10 per Heraldic Submission via
    cheque made out to the An Tir College of Heralds applies
    to anyone wishing to get their submissions processed on
    site. This course would be valuable to new Branch Heralds
    and Submitters alike.

Cost per Student:
$1  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
20
 

  1. Archery Battles in the
    Hundred Years War
    with Archos James Wolfden:
    Crecy! Poiters! Azincort! It was these three battles that
    reputation of the English Archer was established. This
    course will look at the role of the archer in the 100
    Years War by examining these battles and others. 
    How did France respond? Were the English Archers really
    that good or were the French Knights really that bad? How
    devastating was the arrow storm? Course will include a
    printed student guide.

Cost per Student:
$3  Minimum 3 students, Maximum
8
 

  1. Intro to Giocomo di Grassi
    (intermediate-level class)
    with Lord Warwick
    Drakkar: There will be combat taking place as the
    attendees will be introduced to the relatively new Arte
    of Cut and Thrust combat and hot it pertains to one of
    the European Masters of Defence.  This will be a
    combat, contact class.  We will survey DiGrassi’s
    philosophy of the Arte then study his single sword and
    sword and shield techniques. Bring an open mind and a
    ready sword arm!  Whether you fight Armoured Combat
    or Rapier, attendees are to bring their armour. 
    Especially Rigid knee and elbow protection, rigid back of
    head protection and sturdy, rigid gauntlets (hockey
    gloves will work ) if possible.  Roller blade knee
    and elbow pads work well.  Steel weapons – Most
    Rapier weapons are fine, a buckler will be used as well.
    There will be some armour provided by the class, but
    everyone is always more comfortable in their own
    gear.

Cost: $1 per
Student  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
12
 

1:45pm –
3:45pm
 

  1. The Lute and its
    Music
    with Master Stephen of Humanby: This class
    will cover the history of the lute with extant examples
    of lute music from the medieval era. We will also cover
    ideas for playing lute music on modern instruments such
    as the guitar.

Cost per Student:
$3  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
10
 

  1. Nalbinding with HL
    Geira inn Harfagra: This is an absolute beginner class.
    If you have any nalbinding knowledge already, this may
    not be for you. We will learn a variant of the York
    stitch, and work towards making a mitten. For those with
    allergies, please be aware that we will be using 100%
    merino wool. Students should bring a pair of scissors,
    and note-taking material if desired. A second class will
    be added if there is enthusiasm.
    (CLASS FULL)

Cost per Student:
$5  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
4
 

  1. 16th
    Century Ottoman
    Turkish Clothing
    with HE Safiye Hatun: Basics of
    16th century Ottoman Turkish clothing. Covers garment
    cuts, fabrics, colours, class, and accessories. Extensive
    handout provided.

Cost per student:
$4  Minimum 5 students, Maximum
20
 

  1. Introduction to
    Bookbinding
    with HL Aelana Cordovera: A discussion
    of historical bookbinding materials and techniques.
    Samples of  books from earliest times will be
    available to handle. Students will fold paper into
    quires, sew and cover a basic paper book. All tools will
    be supplied, but students may bring ruler, pencil, bone
    folder, triangle, awl if they have them on hand.

Cost per Student:
$5  Minimum 1 student, Maximum
8
 

  1. How to be an
    Autocrat
    with Lady Ceara inghean ui Mhadadhain:
    Attention all Autocrats – new and experienced!  Ever
    wanted to run an event but found the prospect of doing it
    a little too daunting?  Want to brush up and dust
    off those event coordinator skills?  This course
    will take you through the steps of being an Autocrat from
    event idea conception right through to the post-event
    paperwork.  We’ll talk about doing events at the
    various levels too – Kingdom, Principality, Barony and
    Shire.  Students will be provided with an extensive
    guide to take away with them which will contain all that
    is discussed and more so that you don’t have to take
    notes. You can just sit, listen, ask questions and
    absorb.

Cost per student:
$4  Minimum 3 students, Maximum
15
 

  1. Quiver Construction
    with Archos Margaret Hamilton of Stirlingshire: In this
    course we will discuss various Arrow Quiver styles seen
    through the Middle Ages and their construction techniques
    and materials. Included are two patterns. This class can
    be used as credit toward the Marshallate Degree – Archery
    offered by the University of Tir Righ. Bring pen for note
    taking.

Cost per Student:
$3  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
6
 

  1. Introduction to Joachim
    Meyer’s system of German Longsword
    with Dom
    Alvarro Ferreiro: There will be combat taking place as
    the attendees will be introduced to the relatively new
    Arte of Cut and Thrust combat and hot it pertains to one
    of the European Masters of Defence.  This will be a
    combat, contact class.  We will survey Meyer’s
    Longsword techniques and fighting with a steel longsword.
    Bring an open mind and a ready sword arm!  Weather
    they fight Armoured combat or Rapier, attendees are to
    bring their armour.  Especially Rigid knee and elbow
    protection, rigid back of head protection and sturdy,
    rigid gauntlets if possible.  Paul Chen Practical
    hand and a Half Swords or other bated two handed sword.
    There will be some armour provided by the class, but
    everyone is always more comfortable in their own
    gear.

Cost per Student:
$1  Minimum 4 students, Maximum
12
 

4pm –
6pm
 

  1. Music Appreciation – the
    Silk Road and Beyond
    with HL Shareef Musiqui al
    Rashid: This course is a survey of music in the Medieval
    thru Renaissance time period including the study of
    elements and forms of music, selected musical works,
    music terminology, important musical genres, periods, and
    composers, as well as introduction to some musical
    instruments of the time period. This will
    include excursuses by the instructor on theories
    behind how music evolved on the Silk Road and was seen in
    multiple geographical regions of Europe and Asia
    Minor.FYI: There will be technology in this course,
    including cd players and or computers. There just are not
    enough instrumentalists in Vancouver for an
    entire period experience.

Cost per Student:
$4  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
8
 

  1. Beginners Bobbin
    Lace
    with Mistress Elizabeth Braidwood: Making
    bobbin lace looks impressively complicated, but it’s
    actually quite simple. By the end of this class you’ll
    have learned the basic stitches as you work a bookmark
    sampler, and you’ll have a pretty good idea if this is a
    craft you want to pursue. Instructor will provide:
    Student lace boards (“pillow”), pattern (“pricking”),
    bobbins pre-loaded with thread, and handout. Students
    should bring: Stick pins, scissors suitable for cutting
    thread, note-taking materials.

Cost per Student:
$5  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
6
 

  1. Blackwork for
    Beginners
    with HL Elspeth Selwode: An introduction
    to the beautiful and delicate art of blackwork
    embroidery.  All you need is the ability to thread a
    needle and count to two and a desire to learn – and I can
    help you with the needle!  The course will cover the
    basic stitches, threading techniques, charting designs,
    some specialty stitches to enhance the appearance of your
    work and a discussion of materials.  Students will
    be given a small project utilising the techniques taught
    and which can be finished in a short period of
    time.  All materials provided, but please bring a
    pencil.

Cost per Student:
$4  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
10
 

  1. Wool-on-wool
    Applique
    with HE Caitrin ni Cingeadh: Add simple
    or  intricate designs to your bag, tunic, coat,
    cloak or whatever.  Students will learn modern
    methods and tricks to transfer images on to wool pieces
    then use period stitches to attack them onto desired
    articles. Instructor will have fabric, supplies, and
    designs to copy but students are encouraged to bring
    their own as well as scissors, needles, and any wool
    fabric bits, yarn, tapestry wool, etc.   If
    anyone has an opaque or tracing projector please bring it
    along.

Cost per Student:
$3  Minimum 2 students, Maximum
10
 

  1. Persona Development
    with Baroness Anastasia Alexandrovna Andreeva: We will
    have a worksheet to start with, and we will start
    creating a persona for each person in class. Come
    prepared with an idea of what you want and we will all
    try and help put it together. Places to look for the
    information will be covered and lots of ideas to help you
    create a persona for the SCA. Please bring writing
    utensils.

Cost per Student:
$2  Minimum 3 students, Maximum 10

 



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