Events

Please click on one of the links below to find out more about the next event within the
Barony of Ynys Fawr or the greater Kingdom of Lochac.

Please click on the links below to find out more:

 The Houpla about Houpplandes and Hosen Workshop

Date: Friday 27 February to Sunday 1 March 2015
Times: Friday: 6.30 pm / Saturday 10.00 am – 9.30 pm / Sunday 10.00 am – 4.30 pm
Site: Kraken Hall (The Old Grandstand) Royal Hobart Showgrounds, 2 Howard Road, Glenorchy
Cost:  Adults & Children 15-17 years $17  Children U15 $8.50 Plus $5 for all Non-membersHoupplandes
Steward: Mistress Lorix (Louise McCoy-Caldwell)
Bookings: Lord Aidan Brock (Kevin Hotson)
Mobile: 0438 012 863
Email: hotsonkevin@gmail.com
NB: Bookings ARE required since the price is increasing incrementally by $5 after each booking cut-off date. Unless otherwise approved by the Booking Steward, you will NOT be considered booked for the cheaper rate, unless payment has been received IN-FULL by the following cut-off dates (25th Jan and/or 15th Feb)

This weekend will focus on teaching How-To construct 2 items of medieval clothing: Hosen & Houppelandes!

Jon Addison, will be coming down from Launceston, to run a class on how to pattern and construct “ Hosen”- a type of medieval underwear. Starting Friday night, then after Saturday Lunch (running concurrently with the Hosen class): Mistress Lorix will be teaching people how to pattern and construct a Houppelande/Gown.

Relay for Life

Date: 28-29 March 2015logo-relayforlife
Times: Saturday: 10 am – 12 Midnight / Sunday 11 am – 3 pm
Site: Hobart Athletics Centre, The Domain
Steward: Lady Anna Felice Tavestoche (Nicole Hellessey)
Please go to the website and donate or sign up to the team! www.relayforlife.org.au

14th – 15th  Century Garb

Date: 24-25 April 2015
Finish that project from the Houpla about Houpplandes and Hosen Workshop or start a new one.
This workshop we will be patterning some of the other types of garments seen in the 14th and 15th Centuries. For more information: 2015 A&S Workshops


A Little Bit of Rapier (zwei)

Date: 16-17 May 2015
Times: Saturday: 10 am – 12 Midnight / Sunday 11 am – 3 pm
Site: Kraken Hall (The Old Grandstand) Royal Hobart Showgrounds, 2 Howard Road, Glenorchy
Cost:  Adults & Children 15-17 years $17  Children U15 $8.50 Plus $5 for all Non-members
Steward: Lord Declan of Drogheda (Darren West)

Brave the treacherous, Kraken infested seas for a weekend of training, discourse and tournament! All in the advancement of the Arts of Defense. The Saturday will start at 10am onwards, for training and exchange of ideas. The evening will be a potluck feast held at the Kraken Hall. Sunday will see a tournament to decide the Ynys Fawr Baronial Rapier champion.

For more information go to A Little Bit of Rapier (zwei)


Middle Eastern & Viking-style

Date: 29-30 May 2015
We will be discussing the different types of coats seen in different time periods and cultures. Then patterning & starting construction on the garments accordingly… For those who did not finish their coat patterned by Mistress Oonagh several years ago – now is a good time to shake out the moths and finish it off!   Feel free to bring along any unfinished projects to work on, or you are welcome to bring along materials to start a new project! For more information: 2015 A&S Workshops


 Heraldic Garb, Banner-Making & Screen Printing

Date: 26-27 June 2015
For those who might like to construct an Heraldic Banner and perhaps Heraldic livery (tabard, sideless surcoat etc), we will be looking at patterning the various heraldic garments and sewing techniques for construction. We will also be looking at the different options available for banner construction: silk banner painting, straight fabric painting, stencilling, screen-painting, and appliqué. For those who already have banners, feel free to bring along any unfinished projects to work or you are welcome to bring along materials to start a new project!
For more information: 2015 A&S Workshops


 Renaissance Garb, Sewing Techniques & Construction 1

Date: 31 July – 1 August 2015
While this is not my particular area of expertise, there are a few people who have indicated a desire for Renaissance Garb. So the next couple of workshops will focus on Renaissance sewing techniques, patterning and garment construction – for those that are interested.  For those who are not particularly interested in Renaissance garb, feel free to bring along any unfinished projects to work on… or you are welcome to bring along materials to start a new project!
For more information: 2015 A&S Workshops


 Renaissance Garb, Sewing Techniques & Construction 2

Date: 25-26 September 2015
While this is not my particular area of expertise, there are a few people who have indicated a desire for Renaissance Garb. So the next couple of workshops will focus on Renaissance sewing techniques, patterning and garment construction – for those that are interested.  For those who are not particularly interested in Renaissance garb, feel free to bring along any unfinished projects to work on… or you are welcome to bring along materials to start a new project!
For more information: 2015 A&S Workshops


 Basic garb of the Medieval Period

Date: 30-31 October 2015
The “T-Tunic” and Trews (trousers). We will also be patterning and constructing viking-style garb. Given this is just after the show, the class is mostly aimed at beginners. But it is a good time for others in the Barony to bring along projects they are working on and socialise with any newcomers to our group. For more information: 2015 A&S Workshops


 How to Embellish your Garb

Date: 27-28 November 2015
Quick and easy finishing techniques; Basic Medieval Embroidery; Tablet Weaving; This is about learning simple techniques to embellish your garb & make it look more medieval.  A chance to finish garb started from previous workshops, bring along any unfinished projects to work on… or or you are welcome to bring along materials to start a new project!
For more information: 2015 A&S Workshops


 

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