I was really happy to organize the Laurel’s New Works display at Festival of the Snow Eaters in late October just north of Lethbridge. I had hoped that it would be a really great opportunity for the people of the Incipient Shire of Windwyrm to meet some of the kingdom’s Laurels, see their work, ask them questions, and learn more about their process. I know that often enough, people in the shire find it difficult to get to as many events as those of us in the baronies, and thus have less of a chance to meet the Peers.
In addition to the Apprentice’s tournament at Samhain 2016, there will also be an additional A&S display:
Heraldry & Scribal display at Samhain
Everyone is encouraged and welcome to come display their heraldry & scribal work!
Time: Morning, November 5. From doors opening until 12:00 noon
Location: Upper hall, with the Apprentice’s Tournament (we will be using the same space, one side of the room will be for the tournament, and the other will be used for the display.)
Space: Table space will be provided. No banner-stands (etc) are available, however if you have free-standing banner stands, feel free to bring them. No damaging tacks, tape, etc are permitted on the walls.
Possible items to display:
On September 10 I attended Harvest Feast 2016 in Bitter End (the SCA shire located in/around Red Deer Alberta) & I have LOTS of photos…
The first thing I did on the day was attend a spinning class. I had never used a spinning wheel before, and so really was excited to give it a try. It took a bit of work to get used to the pedal, but I think I got the general hang of things – though I’m sure my technique could use some polishing with more practice.
At the Festival of the Snow Eaters
Incipient Shire of Windwyrm
133 3rd St, Box 22, Shaughnessy, Alberta T0K 2A0
This event will be held in the town of Shaughnessy, 30 minutes north of Lethbridge.
October 28, 29, 30, 2016
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/685205594989219/
For the Festival of the Snow Eaters in Windwyrm, the autocrat has allowed me to help organize a Laurel’s New Works display.
I found the notion of competing pretty nerve-wracking too before I competed the first time, so when I went to Winter War in 2015, I participated in the Unfinished Projects challenge. I didn’t “win”, but found it helped settle my nerves a bit, and I got great feedback that helped inform my research and documentation for when I DID compete….
Unfinished Projects display at Harvest Feast
With that in mind, I’m hosting an Unfinished Projects display at Harvest Feast in Bitter End in September. Bring what you have, in whatever state you have it in.
Project half-done and your research is not much more than a notebook with some bullet points? Cool!
Project totally done, but your documentation is a few screenshots from your favourite blog? Awesome!
Researched your passions to the nth degree, but haven’t started your project beyond collecting a handful of supplies? That’s cool too!