[OUT] Studium Generale

Spring is in the air. The Dream is coming back to life after winter’s long hiatus. Venture out of your castles to attend Studium Generale, our universitas of art and learning in the Canton of Bofharrach. The time is now to begin planning your year’s projects—your feasts and gardens, songs and stories, wardrobe and camp, and your battle strategy!!

A day long event full of hands-on activities, how-to arts and crafts, informational seminars, and in depth exploration of widely varied topics about the Middle Ages will be held. See below for the spectacular listing of tentative classes and workshops. If you've ever wanted to find out more about what it was really like in the Middle Ages - this is the perfect chance!

MARCH 21, 2009
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
University Of Northern Colorado - University Center

Studium Generale includes a full day of classes taught by instructors from across the Kingdom and university professors from the local area. Collegiums and Classes [60+ Classes!] may include: Military: Battle Strategies – Medieval & SCA; Battles I have Won & Lost, Fencing Techniques, The Greatsword, Sound & Fury – Recreating the Medieval Field of Battle..

Fabric and Clothing: Headgear: Early & Late Period; Sheep to Shawl; How to Really Take Measurements; Pattern Drafting; Facings, Gussets & Gores: Tailoring Secrets

Gardens, Herbs, Cooking and Feasting: Planting Medieval Gardens; Growing Medieval herbs; Plan, Budget, Organize your Feast; Secrets of the White Rose Inn …

Academic: Pagan Rites to Christian Celebrations; King Arthur: Truth or Legend; The Medieval Church & Warfare; Persona Development Collegium: Were the Vikings Really right about everything?...

Bards, Poets, Singers & Dancers: Performance Bardic class; Start Your Own Dance Group...

Metal & Wood Crafting - Make your own break-down camp furniture;... Library Resource Room - Books for browsing; Scriptorium; reference/documentation instruction; Tutors with the Heralds on your own heraldic device ideas...

Sheep to Shawl - Day long class taking sheep's wool and hand processing it into a shawl.

See information to come on pre-enrolling in individual classes to secure your place in the class. Classes will have limited space.

Display of master arts, crafts and projects by the "Laurels" and "Flowers" of the SCA, along with documentation as to the original sources of information. Also displays of camping equipment and armour.

Midday Feast will be served from Noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Feast Hall in the Panorama room. A Keynote Speaker will present an in depth topic on the middle ages (to be announced.)

No offboard seating (those who are not choosing the feast option) is allowed in the Feast Hall during the midday feast. The midday Feast is $10. Youths 6 and under are free. All feasts must be prereserved by March 14.

Pre-registration for the Midday Feast is required (Payment may be made on site), and must be made by March 14. Pre-registration one week prior is recommended for all others as well, and gets you discounted site fee pricing!!

Adults - $6 registered by March 14 or $10 on site
Adults - Additional $3 non-member fee (applies to everyone without a current SCA membership)
Youth (7-14) - $3 registered by March 14 or $5 on site

E-mail to nest_verch_gryffry@msn.com to register for the site and reserve your feast. Include name, member # if an SCA member, SCA name if applicable, Ages of any minors, and whether you will be having the Feast. Payment may be made on site. Checks payable to SCA- Canton of Bofharrach.

Parking is free on weekends - no need to feed the meters or purchase a parking pass. There are two large parking lots. One is on the south side and one on the north side. Either parking lot is fine to park in. The upper level of the north parking lot is the closest to the event location.

CONTACT For more information about this event, contact the Event Steward, Nest Gryffry, at nest_verch_gryffry@msn.com.