The Shire Of Beau Fort invites you to

Golden Lily XVII – A One Day War

Join us for a day of Fighting, Archery & Live Weapons, Equestrian Collegium, A&S Classes, and more!

May 14, 2016, A.S. L
Jackson County Equestrian Center
2219 Wheeler Cemetery Road, Maysville, GA 30558
Site opens at 8:00am ET and closes at 8:00pm.


A&S Classes

Upstairs Hall- #1
10:00am – 11:10am How to Draw Your Way Out of a Paper Bag Veronica de Lucca
  So, you say you aren’t artistic? You don’t need to be! This class will demonstrate how to take the very simplest design elements, and turn them into something beautiful. And the best part is, you can use this in illumination, leatherworking, embroidery, wood carving, etc. Kick it up a notch on your next project with these skills!
11:20am – 12:30pm Basic Calligraphy Bernhardt von Eschenbach
  An introduction to the foundations of calligraphy with a dip pen. As a part of the process, we will walk through uncial and finish with the foundations of gothic. No experience or materials needed (though you can bring your own if you like). No class fee. Space/materials first come, first served.
12:40pm – 1:50pm Introduction to Period Calligraphy Materials Mistress Mara Palmer
  An overview of materials used in period in calligraphy and illumination of a manuscript page from beginning to end, as well as where to find / how to make each of them.
2:00pm – 3:10pm Hands-On Making a Leather Pouch
Make & Take with Thyri; a beginner’s leather belt pouch making class. Class is limited to 6 students. Class Fee $5.
Þýri Agviðardóttir
Upstairs Hall- #2
10:00am – 12:30pm
(two class periods)
Hands-On Pysanky Egg Dyeing
Making Ukranian style Easter eggs using dyes and a wax resist. It’s just like magic when you finally see the colors emerge! This class will take up two class periods.
Mistress Porcia Secunda
12:40pm – 1:50pm Bycocket Felt Hat Making
Class will cover techniques needed to created your own bycocket hat, including steam forming the felt, and flat patterning. If you want to make a hat of your own, the class fee for the felt is $15. There is no fee for watching.
THL Madelena da Firenze
2:00pm – 3:10pm Period Braiding Techniques
Come explore how braiding was used in period, and make-and-take your choice of 1 yard of cord, or 3 bookmarks. Materials will be provided for a $1 class fee. Limit 6 participants, but observers are also welcome. Ages 12 and up.
Lady Angharad verch Gwilym
Outside at Bleachers
10:00am – 11:10am Moneying
The class will be part lecture and part hands on. A $1 class fee should cover everything. No unaccompanied children.
Viscount Syr Raim
11:20am – 12:30pm Replication/Variation/Innovation
A discussion of creativity’s place within the SCA. How do you stay historically accurate, and yet still bring your own unique creative touch to a project?
Mistress Dominica Farnese
12:40pm – 1:50pm open
2:00pm – 3:10pm Bardic Basics
Everything you need to know to get your SCA performing career off the ground (well, almost everything). We’ll touch on where to find pieces to perform, how to read your audience’s mood, projecting your voice, and much more.
THL Mathias Blackett