Fee per class / workshop:  $30.00  (No fee for interpreters)

  Seminars and workshops about medieval  culture, presented by Camlann artisans, & staff.  Classes are  NOON to 4 P.M. unless otherwise noted. Mail in your check with the Registration form.  Maximum class size is 16; minimum is 5, unless otherwise stated.

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  Check back on this page periodically for updated information about your class.  You may wish to bring your bottle of water, and the benches are wooden, so a cushion might be a consideration.  If you plan to dine afterwards at the Bors Hede, be sure to call ahead to make reservations.  Medieval dress is welcome, but not required, except as noted.  Students in all classes will receive handouts containing an outline, bibliography, response form, and supporting information or illustrations.
Schedule  2014

Living History Interpretation

Sunday,  February 2nd    Noon  to 4:00 P.M.

Participant opportunities; how to get involved.

Learn how to be a first person interpreter, and study Camlann's methods for presenting living history. 

Required audit, for 'village' / festival participants;  

  Open-hearth Cooking

February 9th   Noon to 4:30 P.M.

 Camlann Staff,  presenters.

Introduction to medieval cooking & equipment.  Hands-on fire building, tools and techniques.  Learn to cook the old way, and then enjoy the meal.

 Maximum class size is 8

 The Medieval Village

Sunday,  February 16th  Noon to 4 P.M.

 A survey of daily life, routines, and relationships in Camlann village.

The seminar will provide a firm basis for continuing on with character development for interpreters.

Developing a Medieval Character : 

Sunday,  March 2nd Noon to 4 P.M. 

(Interpretation class is prerequisite)  

Developing and interpreting your character:  background, preparation, and  relationships.

Includes role-playing with other participants.

Required, as audit, for all 'village life' participants.

Medieval Clothing Construction

Sunday,  March 9th    Noon  to 4:00 P.M.

Dame Alys, presenter.

Learn to design and make medieval garments.  History, fabrics, techniques, & stitches.

Middle English for Interpreters :

Sunday,  March 16th Noon to 4 P.M. 

(Interpreter class is prerequisite)  

Approaching Middle English at Camlann: 

Language, Character traits; Dialogue

Required, as audit, for all 'village life' participants.

Interprter Presentations 

Sunday March 30th  Noon to 4 P.M.

(Interpreter class is prerequisite)  

 Interactive practice using Middle English based on your interpretive role / village scenarios.

Required, as audit, for all 'village life' participants.

On-site Presentations 

Sunday April 13th  Noon to 4 P.M.

(Interpreter class is prerequisite)  

 Interactive practice using Middle English based on your interpretive role / village scenarios.

Required, as audit, for all 'village life' participants.

Medieval Shoe Construction
Sunday November 9th  Noon to 4 P.M.
Learn techniques for making your own authentic shoes - based on Thames River excavations
Open Hearth Cooking
Sunday, November 16  Noon to 4 P.M.
Hands-on experience with firebuilding, equipment, recipes, preparation, 
and a shared meal meal!