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SpeakerYearTitle(s)
Odd Grimsson2Leather work [Offered twice]
3Leather Bottles
Onami8LeatherWork
Owain ap Emrys of Shrewsbury1Juggling-Tumbling
2Juggling / Tumbling
Paddy Gillard-Bentley

Years Taught: 19
Classes Taught: 41
Hours Taught: 53
1Medicinal Herbs
2Medicinal Herbs [Offered twice]
3Celtic Society (In Persona)
Herbalist Apprentices (In Persona)
Medicinal Herbs
Hair Styles
4Advanced Medicinal Herbs
Herbs (Practicum) (2 hours)
Beginners Medicinal Herbs
5Advanced Herbs
Beginners Herbs
Herbal Practicum (In Persona) (Practicum) (2 hours)
Introduction to the SCA [Offered twice]
6Herbal Workshop (2 hours)
History of Herbs
7Herbal Workshop [Offered twice]
Introduction to the SCA (2)
8Beginner's Guide to Herbology
Herbal Workshop
9Beginner's Guide to Herbology
Herbal Workshop
10Faeries, Goblins and Trolls, Oh My!
Herbal Workshop
12Children - Herbs
Herbal Workshop
13Beginner's Guide to Herbology
Herbal Workshop
14Herbs - a workshop (2 hours)
History of Herbs
15Herbal Practicum (2 hours)
Playwrighting - a workshop (2 hours)
16Herbal Workshop (2 hours)
Plants and Stones
17Herbal Workshop (2 hours)
Plants and Stones
21Herbal Workshop (2 hours)
23Herbal Workshop
24Setup(Lunch)
Setup(Lunch)
Setup(Brass)
Setup(Brass/torch)
Pamela Bottrill18Gardening in the Middle Ages
20The Lost Cathedral: Exploring Cluny in 3 Dimensions
Flemish Costume: The Sum of its Parts
Patrick Miller23Bookbinding (2 hours)
Paul J. Cahill14Soldiers of Late/Post Roman Britain 350 to 450 AD
Paul Zuwala4Brief History of Music
Pauline Grondin 26Loyal to the Crown
Pavel

Years Taught: 5
Classes Taught: 8
Hours Taught: 10
7Juggling
8Juggling
9Juggling
10Cross-stitch 101 (2 hours)
Italian Rennaissance Women's Fashion
Children: Stories
11Cross-stitch 101 (2 hours)
Juggling
Penni Stoddart21Hand Building Pottery
Percival Winnett Kempe7Concepts of Chivalry (in Personna)
10Buying a Book of Hours (In Personna)
Medieval Calendars and the Labours of the Months
Peter Csermely23Saints and Sinners: Early Tudor Puppet Players
Peter Knezevici23Music and Monsters
Peter Monahan20Stepping through Time: shoes from 1600-1900
21Soles and Heels: The Development of the Modern Lasted Shoe
23How it Was and How It Wasn't
25"The Infantryman as Beast of Burden": Examining the Load Carried by Roman Legions, Wellington's 'Ros-Bifs' and the 'Tommies' of WWI
Peter Westergaard

Years Taught: 9
Classes Taught: 14
Hours Taught: 16
9Codes and Communications
10Codes and Communications
11Code making: A Study
Code breaking: A Practice
12Cryptography
For your eyes only - Espionage and Intrigue
13Advanced Cryptography - Breaking Codes
For your eyes only - Espionage and Intrigue
15Cryptography
21Italian White-Vine Capitals (2 hours)
Designing for your Recipient
22Cryptography
23Measure twice, Scribe once
Tiny Flowers in the Margin (2 hours)
R. M. Kerr

Years Taught: 2
Classes Taught: 8
Hours Taught: 9
22The life and times of the unicorn
23Setup(Lunch)
Setup(Lunch)
Setup(Dry space for fencing)
Setup(Dry room for Grappling) (2 hours)
Setup(Brass)
Setup(Brass/torch)
Setup(Torch)
Rachel Backa21'So, where are we going?' Motivations and patterns of travel in Viking-Age Iceland
23The Good, the Bad, and the Annoyed: the not-quite-living Dead in Old Norse literature
Rachel Dewan23Cultures and Offerings
Ragnheithr Thorbjarnarsdottir

Years Taught: 6
Classes Taught: 9
Hours Taught: 9
1Cooking Herbs
Recipes
4Norse Research
7Viking Life
Development of Law
9Viking Life (In Personna)
10Viking Talk
Children: Rune stones
12Pronouncing Old Norse
Raymond Dugan5Bayeux Tapestry
Rebecca Naugler12Crossstitch
Rev. Stuart5Celtic Christianity
Rhiannon of Wye2Songs/Music [Offered twice]
Rhys ap Bledri10Life on the First Crusade
Mead - a medieval drink
Richard Larmer8Gothic Cathedrals A Building Built by Grace (In Personna)
9Tournaments
Richard Schweitzer

Years Taught: 20
Classes Taught: 48
Hours Taught: 55
7Bawdy Songs & Love Ballads
Pewter Casting Practicum (2 hours)
8Bawdy Songs & Love Ballads
Pewter Casting
10Bawdy Songs & Love Ballads
Birch Bark Horn
11Bardic Arts
Pewter Casting
12Making Musical Instruments
13Instrument Making
Norse Noises
14Norse Music
Norse Poetry
15Norse King's Sagas
Pewter Casting for Beginners (2 hours)
Pewter Casting - Advanced
16Making Norse Instruments
Playing with Kennings
17Norse Sagas for Adults
Introductory Pewter
Dances from Tudor England
Writing Period Music
18Dance Music for Two Recorders
Making Musical Instruments
19Pewter Casting for Triflers and Sadmen
Pewter Casting for Beginners (2 hours)
20Norse Music
Norse Sagas - the Bloody, Bawdy and Bizarre
Dances from Tudor England (Gresley Dances)
21Dances from Tudor England (Gresley Dances)
Making Musical Instruments (2 hours)
22Meaningful Scratches
Bawdy Songs & Love Ballads
Pewter Casting for Beginners (2 hours)
23Dances from Tudor England (Gresley Dances)
Norse Sagas - the Bloody, Bawdy and Bizarre
24Dances from Tudor England (Gresley Dances)
Making Musical Instruments (2 hours)
25Dancing with Children
Norse Ethnomusicology
Dances from Tudor England (Gresley Dances)
Norse Sagas - the Bloody, Bawdy and Bizarre
26Pewter Casting for Beginners (2 hours)
Buffons: Dancing with Swords
The Kalevala: Stories from the Northlands
27Canadian History 1001: The Bloody Norse Arrive!
Norse Practical Jokes
Sword Dances
Rob Schweitzer

Years Taught: 23
Classes Taught: 49
Hours Taught: 70
3History of Archery
4History of Archery
Leather Carving
5Cardweaving
History of Archery [Offered twice]
Leather Bottle Making (Practicum) (2 hours)
6Advanced Tablet Weaving
Beginners Tablet Weaving
Music [Offered twice]
7Begining Tablet Weaving
Brocaded Tablet Weaving
8Beginners Tablet Weaving
Brocaded Tablet Weaving
9Beginner's Tablet Weaving
Brocaded Tablet Weaving
10Beginner's Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Brocaded Tablet Weaving
11Beginner's Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Double Faced Tablet Weaving
13Beginner's Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Brocaded Tablet Weaving
14Beginner's Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Brocaded Tablet Weaving
15Tablet Weaving for Beginners (2 hours)
Tablet Weaving - Advanced
17Tablet Weaving for Beginners (2 hours)
Tablet Weaving - Advanced
18Tablet Weaving for Beginners (2 hours)
Tablet Weaving - Advanced
19Tablet Weaving for Beginners (2 hours)
Double Faced Tablet Weaving
20Introduction to Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Tablet Woven Artefacts
21Introduction to Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Analysis and drafting of patterns in Tablet Weaving
22Introduction to Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Brocaded Tablet Weaving
23Brocaded Tablet Weaving
24Introduction to Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Tablet Woven Artefacts
Introduction to Glass Bead Making (2 hours)
25Introduction to Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Brocaded Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
26Introduction to Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Advanced Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Introduction to Glass Bead Making (2 hours)
27Advanced Tablet Weaving
Introduction to Glass Bead Making
Advanced Glass Bead Making
Roberto Muchado10Theatre
Robyn Bennett14Beginner's English Country Dance
Intermediate English Country Dance and Beginner 15th Century Italian Dance
Robyn Whystler

Years Taught: 4
Classes Taught: 7
Hours Taught: 7
7Renaissance Instruments
8Build A Friction Drum
Early Reed Instruments
9Playing Two Recorders
10A Ceramic Whistle
Children: Rune stones
Children: Drumming
Roeloff Dolderson2Candle-making
11Knife Sharpening
Roger Sumner13Rapier Inne Playne Englishe
Ronald A. Ross, Ph.D.

Years Taught: 5
Classes Taught: 7
Hours Taught: 7
16Iron Monks and Steel Lords: Pursuing the Medieval Origins of the Industrial Revolution in Rural Shropshire
17How do I find out about.... ?
19Farms to Forges
Three Early Medieval Celebrities
Vikings and the Inuit in Greenland
20Bad Handwriting and Funny Names: The Coalbrookdale Papers
22Archaeology and the Single Re-enactor
Roselyne de l'Estrangere11Middle English as a second Language
12The Culture of Courtly Love: Who, What, When/Where, Why (or Why Not) and How
Rosina del Bosco Chiaro

Years Taught: 5
Classes Taught: 10
Hours Taught: 10
4Impromtu Dance
One Serious Dance
5Dance I (Dance from the time of Lorenzo the Margnificent)
Dance II (Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Dance)
6Introduction to Historical Dance
Romeo and Juliet's Dance
7Introduction to Historical Dance
Italian Renaissance Dance
8Introduction to Historical Dance
Italian Renaissance Dance
Rosmuire na Findlay ni Farquhar

Years Taught: 4
Classes Taught: 5
Hours Taught: 8
5Advanced Basket Weaving (2 hours)
Beginners Basket Weaving
6Basket Weaving (2 hours)
7Hand-woven Baskets (2 hours)
11Basic Fashion
Roy Underhill

Years Taught: 5
Classes Taught: 5
Hours Taught: 9
23Morris Dancing (2 hours)
24Morris Dancing (2 hours)
25Morris Dancing
26Morris Dancing (2 hours)
27Morris Dancing (2 hours)
Rufina Saavedra10Astronomy, its uses and practices in the Middle ages
Puppetry: history and techniques
Russ Sheldon

Years Taught: 4
Classes Taught: 7
Hours Taught: 7
14Archery through the Middle Ages
Problems with Modern Reference material With regards to Medieval Archery
15Basic Arrow Making
Battle of Poitiers
19Battle of Poitiers
The Mary Rose - what we have learned so far
22The Logistics of Supplying English Archers during a battle
Sajjad Nejatie23Conflicts of the pre-modern Islamic world
Sam Falzone

Years Taught: 5
Classes Taught: 5
Hours Taught: 16
15Anglo-Saxon Forging Demonstration (8 hours)
18Playing With Your Meat - Sausage-Making and You (2 hours)
21Norse Jewellery ... NO - not the bead guy ... (2 hours)
22Get Stuffed!!! - Sausage-Making and You (2 hours)
24Norse Stamped Jewellery (2 hours)
Samantha James21Queens & Peasants
22A second look at Art
Working Up the Past - A History of Knitting (2 hours)
24A mixed bag: Pirates and Cross-dressers
Sarah Backa

Years Taught: 5
Classes Taught: 5
Hours Taught: 5
19Viking Era Bead Production
20Finnish women's clothing from excavation to interpretation
21Amber in the Viking World: technique and significance
23The Good, the Bad, and the Annoyed: the not-quite-living Dead in Old Norse literature
26An Eye for an Eye is Expensive - a look at law, life and litigation in early Iceland
Sarah Hughes

Years Taught: 7
Classes Taught: 8
Hours Taught: 9
12Drop Spinning for Beginners
13Beginner's Drop Spinning
14Drop Spinning for Beginners
15Dyers' Round Table
16Natural Dyes in Medieval History, a Workshop (2 hours)
Spinning with Flax - Advanced Drop Spinning
17Carders and Combs and Fibres, Oh My!
19Wet Felting
Sarah Schellinger23Cultures and Offerings
Sarah Scroggie

Years Taught: 8
Classes Taught: 11
Hours Taught: 11
8Basic Bobbin Lacemaking
10Introduction To Renaissance Dance
Late 16th century Italian Dance
11Introduction to Rennaissance Dance
Naalbinding
14Naalbinding
17Dances from Tudor England
19Dances from Tudor England
20Dances from Tudor England (Gresley Dances)
25Dancing with Children
Dances from Tudor England (Gresley Dances)
Sarra Grahame7Medieval Menus
Introduction to the SCA (1)
Scott Caple3Calligraphy / Illumination (practicum) (4 hours)
20Three fingers hold the pen... (2 hours)
25Three fingers hold the pen... (2 hours)
Scott Thorburn16Wood Working
Selena Mann10Belt Making (2 hours)
11Belt Making (2 hours)
Seonag NicThomais10Beginner's Hand Drumming
11Beginner's Hand Drumming
Intermediate Hand Drumming
Making Mead
Sheila Johnson23Historic Unmentionables: The Evolution of the Woman's Undergarments during the Victoria Era
Sherri-lynn5Bead Making
Sigridr Rognvaldsdottir1Viking History
2Viking History [Offered twice]
4Card Weaving
Sigurd

Years Taught: 4
Classes Taught: 5
Hours Taught: 5
3Bardic Apprentices (in Personna)
4Bardic Apprentices (in Personna)
8Bardic Apprenticeship
Oral Culture
10Children: Story Telling
Simon Newcombe

Years Taught: 4
Classes Taught: 5
Hours Taught: 5
20How Holy is War?
21The Evolution Of Archery Into The Modern Age
22Torture 101
23Monster Mash: Evidence of Monsters in the Archaeological Context from the Middle Ages and Beyond
Barbarians at the Gate
Sonya27Topics on Climate Change
Sorcha1Dance I
Dance II
Dance III
Dance IV
Stavros Stavroulias27King or Queen? Who really holds the power? An analysis of medieval chess
Stephanie E. Nyhof-Demoor15Beginner's Embroidery for Children
Witches, Witch Hunts, and WitchTrials, in period and beyond
17Material Culture in the Late Period Home
Stephen B. Pearl26Facts for Fantasy Fiction
Stephen Casta27Topics on Climate Change
Steven Bednarski27Climates of Change: Environmental History as Hands-On Pedagogy
Steven Strang

Years Taught: 7
Classes Taught: 13
Hours Taught: 20
16Cryptography
18Bone Carving (2 hours)
20Meaningful Scratches
Bone Carving (2 hours)
21Making Antler Rings (2 hours)
Meaningful Scratches
DARC goes to L.A.M.; Integrating Historic Re-enactors into an Existing Parks Canada Presentation or How We Spent Our Summer Vacation.
23Bone and Antler Carving (2 hours)
Meaningful Scratches
24Bone and Antler Carving (2 hours)
Meaningful Scratches
Persona and Living History - A Round Table
25Bone and Antler Carving (3 hours)
Streonwold Wulfesbana

Years Taught: 3
Classes Taught: 6
Hours Taught: 6
9Doumbeks
10Beginner's Hand Drumming
Intermediate Hand Drumming
11Beginner's Hand Drumming
Entertaining with Drums
Intermediate Hand Drumming
Sue Corbishley14How we Eat
Sue Kronenfeld23Dances from Arbeau (1588)
Court Dances from 15th-c. Italy
Courtly Love: a Medical Condition, or Merely a Social Disease?
Suisan6Handspinning & dyeing (2 hours)
Susan Carroll-Clark, Ph.D.

Years Taught: 15
Classes Taught: 24
Hours Taught: 25
3Clothing 600 - 1200
Clothing 1450-1600
4Clothing 600 - 1200
5Crusades (Personna)
Fashion 600 - 1200
6Medieval Fashion 600-1350
Religion in Medieval Life
7Early Period Fashions (600 - 1350)
7 Deadly Sins
8988 and All That: An Introduction to Early Russian Society
Sex and the Church (Adults Only)
10Dame Susanna, Anchoress (In Personna)
A Passion for Learning: Taking the Next Steps in Research
13Everyday Theology
Palaeography: Calligraphy and Writing in the Middle Ages
14Understanding Historical Sources
15Virtues and Vices in Medieval Society
16Knightly Virtues
17Introduction to Latin (2 hours)
18Calligraphy for Beginners
19Introduction to Calligraphy
Popular Religion during the Middle Ages (c. 1100-1450)
22Norse wire weaving
Sex and the Church
Swannoc13Beginner's English Country Dance
Italian and Intermediate English Country Dance
Tamara Manning16Intermediate Calligraphy (2 hours)
Tamarra Amalthea of Romany

Years Taught: 3
Classes Taught: 5
Hours Taught: 7
2Liqueur Making
3Liqueur Making (Practicum) (2 hours)
Norman Society (In Persona)
5Language of Flowers [Offered twice]
Medieval Household
Tara Bolker23Morris Dancing (2 hours)
Tarver the Pole2Siege Engines
Terence Scully, Ph.D.13An Introduction to the Food & Cookery of the Late Middle Ages
Teresa Wight24Iconography of Power in the Mediterranean and the Near East
Terra Jade Wallace

Years Taught: 6
Classes Taught: 7
Hours Taught: 9
7History of Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy Practicum
8Aromatherapy Practicum
9Aromatherapy Practicum
10Aromatherapy (2 hours)
11Aromatherapy (2 hours)
14Medieval Campfire Cooking
Terrence Saulnier20Bad Handwriting and Funny Names: The Coalbrookdale Papers
Tim Foster22Whips and whip making, a misunderstood tool
Tim Ireland13Chainmail - Advanced Techniques (2 hours)
Tim Jennings11Poetics
12Adapting Early Irish Poetics for the Modern Recreationist
The Role of the Bard in Celtic Society
15Sound and Fury, signifying... ?
Tina Gaston

Years Taught: 5
Classes Taught: 9
Hours Taught: 10
13Medieval Games for Children (2 hours)
14Colouring
Lucet Braiding
Lucet Braiding for Children
15Advanced Lucet
Board Games for Children - Alquerques
Medieval Clothing for Children
16Children's Interactive Activities
17Lucet Braiding
Tina KacKinnon27First Experiments
Todd H. C. Fischer25Three Medieval Games
Tom Telford12Byzantine Jewelry (2 hours)
15Costuming - Getting Started (2 hours)
Costuming - Finishing Touches (3 hours)
Torvik25Arms, Combat, and Tactics of the Viking Period
Tracy Bryce23The life and times of Richard the Third
Tracy Trombley12Children - Basic Stitching
Children - Bread and Butter
Trudi Wright14English civil war
Hagiography (2 hours)
Religious women (2 hours)
Truly Carmichael15Bardic: Better Lyric Writing
Costuming - Fiber Burn Test
Tsharl Larmer9Embroidery (Practicum)
Opus Anglicanum Embroidery
Unknown5Armour [Offered twice]
V.M. Roberts

Years Taught: 9
Classes Taught: 15
Hours Taught: 15
15Philosophies of Re-enactment
17Old Norse Poetry Basics - Advanced
Veistu hvé fáa skal? Viking age colour aesthetics - Intermediate
18The clothing descriptions in Rigsthula
19Viking age clothing and textile production
To build a Tent - Camping in the Viking Age
20Habits of mind; How tools affect thinking
24Round table on sources for Viking Age textiles
25Archaeology and Experiment: Moving beyond the Artifacts
Steam Traction 101
26The Toronto, Grey and Bruce Narrow Gauge Railway, 1873-1883
Practical Steam Engineering
Project planning for restoration and reconstruction
27Anatomy of a steam engine through disaster and destruction
Symmetry and asymmetry in Viking Age Dress
Valerie West15Chainmail - Second Steps (2 hours)
18Hand Sewn stitches for seams, edges and hems (2 hours)
19Hand Sewn stitches for seams, edges and hems (2 hours)
Valizan al Bassim al Rakkas9Middle Eastern Dance for Men
11Beginner's Middle Eastern Dance for Men
13Beginner's Middle Eastern Dance (2 hours)
Vandy Simpson13Creating the Kitchen - Pre Conquest Domestic Technologies
15Dyers' Round Table
16Natural Dyes in Medieval History, a Workshop (2 hours)
24Food of the Vikings (or what DID Lagertha have in that pot?) !
Victoria Bick22Dundurn Castle and the 1855 Kitchen Garden
23Don't Try This At Home: Victorian Pesticides and General Garden Poisons
Victoria Nagy23Barbarians at the Gate
Vladislav cel Inalt Tepelus9Fencing
12Children - Heraldry
13Persona Development
14The Fall of Constantinople
Wendi Trauzzi2214th Century French Feasts
Wendy Maurice18Linen: flax seed to fibre
19Linen: flax seed to fibre
22Linen: flax seed to fibre (2 hours)
24Bleaching with Cow dung
William Ernoehazy23An ancient art, a long absence
Grappling techniques when corps-a-corps -- ringen am Schwert (2 hours)
Wolfgang2Crusades
Wulf1Armouring
2Armouring [Offered twice]
Ysabeau Herbier de Vauvert9Accessories
Yumi3Bow Making
Yvette Foster27Introduction to Tablet Weaving (2 hours)
Zadok ben Soloman ibn Alfakhar6History of Spanish Jews
8Expulsion of the Jews
Zahra12Calligraphy (2 hours)


Total number of speakers: 110
Total number of hours: 593
Average number of speakers: 5.3909090909091
Total number of years: 315
Average number of years: 2.8636363636364
Total number of classes: 483
Average number of classes: 4.3909090909091