Category Archives: Meetings

Commons Meeting & Evening in the Solar, Sep. 5

Please join us on Thursday, September 5, for a Commons meeting and an Evening in the Solar.

This is our usual non-quarterly commons and business meeting; the primary topic will be the upcoming demo at the New York Medieval Festival on Sep. 29. If you have anything else you’d like to put on the agenda, please email seneschal@whytwhey.eastkingdom.org.

Following Commons, please stay for a roundtable on “Share what you leaned at Pennsic!” What cool/interesting/illuminating classes did you take? Bring any handouts or details you’d like to share.

We will be at the usual location, 255 W. 105th St., #21. Commons will begin at 7pm, and the solar will follow.

Commons Meeting & Evening in the Solar, July 11

Please join us on Thursday, July 11, for a Commons meeting and an Evening in the Solar.

This is our usual quarterly commons and business meeting. If you have anything you’d like to put on the agenda, please email seneschal@whytwhey.eastkingdom.org.

Following Commons, please stay for the class – two classes, in fact! “Sit & Spin”, and “Prep for Pennsic”. The former is a hands-on spinning tutorial, and the latter is an open session to get help with any of your Pennsic projects.

We will be at the usual location, 255 W. 105th St., #21. Commons will begin at 7pm, and the solar will follow.

Evening in the Solar, Thursday, May 2

Please join us Thursday, May 2nd, at the usual time (7:30pm) and place (255 W. 105th St, #21) for a class of culinary delights offered by Lord Ibrahim al-Rashid!

We’ll be talking about medieval food – specifically, the food of al-Andalus (Muslim Spain).  Ibrahim will talk about what we know of food in al-Andalus while we do some food prep for the upcoming Siege of Granada event.

Commons Meeting & Evening in the Solar, April 4

Hooray for Spring! Please join us on Thursday, April 4, for a Commons meeting and an Evening in the Solar.

This is our usual quarterly commons and business meeting. If you have anything you’d like to put on the agenda, please email seneschal@whytwhey.eastkingdom.org.

Following Commons, please stay for the class: Introduction to Nålbinding, taught by Lord Ibrahim al-Rashid. (Nålbinding is a period technique for creating garments, particularly mittens, hats, and socks, somewhat similar to knitting or crochet.)

We will be at the usual location, 255 W. 105th St., #21. Commons will begin at 7pm, and the solar will follow.

Upcoming Evenings in the Solar

The Solar topics for the rest of the spring have been chosen! Please join us for them.

Thursday, April 4, 7:30pm: Introduction to Nålbinding, taught by Lord Ibrahim al-Rashid. (Nålbinding is a period technique for creating garments, particularly mittens, hats, and socks, somewhat similar to knitting or crochet.)
Thursday, May 2, 7:30pm: “Sit and Spin…or perhaps not” – a class in two parts. Audrey will teach how to spin with a drop spindle; and Lord Þórfinnr will teach how to spin using a distaff.

There will also be a Canton Commons meeting on April 4th, before the Solar.