A&S At the Olympic River Wars

Greetings Artisans of the East Kingdom! The Barony of Iron Bog has just had it’s first event since before the plague settled on the lands and they’re so excited to be doing it again!  River Wars, Olympic style, is going on September 23rd – 25th.  This is going to be the River Wars you have come to know and love but with an Olympic twist. As in the past, Artisan Row is going to be set up again and give us all a place to play.  Are you itching to share what you learned during quarantine?  Love what you do and can’t wait to help others find a new passion?  They’re looking for people to come out to teach, display, create, and discuss all things A&S.  If you are interested in teaching, please contact drueta@gmail.com so they can get...

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2022 Pennsic MoAS classes

As many people continue their Pennsic preparations, we would like to share the attached list of classes, taught by the staff of the EK Ministry of Arts & Sciences, designed to help support artists at various stages of their A&S projects. Pennsic-moAs-class-schedule-2022Download There are many other wonderful classes also being offered through Pennsic University; you can search the whole lineup and create your own personalized schedule through the following link: https://thing.pennsicuniversity.org/

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Business meeting Minutes February & March 2022

February 2022 In attendance were the Seneschal, Baron and Baroness, Chronicler, Exchequer, Knight Marshal, MoAS, MoL, Herald, Web Minister, and Chatelaine. OFFICERS’ REPORTS Morwill MacShane, rapier practice coordinator/Chatelaine, says fencing practice has reopened at the Churchville Nature Center and that he is still keeping COVID contact tracing sheets. Andruta Jezofyna, the MoL, stated that she has a report due March 1. She was going to attend Mudthaw to help out with the lists but might have to pull out. No other news to report. Baron and Baroness said they have nothing new to report. The Baron, who is also Thrown Weapons/Archery marshal, says there will not be any archery practice for the immediate future. Herald reported that she has spoken with Mistress...

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Business Meeting Minutes, September 2021 through January 2022

September 2021 Attending in person were the Baron and Baroness, the Seneschal, the Chonicler, the Knight Marshal, the MoAS, and the MoL. Attending online were the Exchequer, the rapier practice coordinator/Chatelaine, the Herald, and the Web Minister.   The main topic of discussion was coordination of the Oct. 5 Baronial Champions event. Officer’s Reports The Rapier coordinator shared the format for the rapier champions portion of the event, and the MoL was coordinating the paperwork. The Web Minister reported that previous meeting minutes have been posted to the Barony’s website and the Barony’s bylaws have been updated on the site. He had nothing else new to report. The MoAS had nothing new to report The Exchequer reported that we were solvent, with...

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A&S Championship Preliminary

Due to struggles securing a site that meets requirements, attendance numbers, and other such things. The dates for this event are as of yet still undetermined, however, what follows are the general plans so far for the A&S Championship prelims. The current plans are to hold A&S champs in a hybrid format, with preliminary judging done online similar to last year the week before the event and finals in-person at an event during February-April (with options if finalists cannot attend). There will be an online display option open to everyone, and if the site allows it we hope to have space for some in-person display as well. This format allows entrants to participate who cannot travel long-distances or attend in-person due to Covid, gives more time for judges...

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