Come one, come all!! To the Shire of Hartshorn-dale in the Kingdom of the East! We are excited to welcome you to the Known World Arts & Sciences Symposium, March 9-11, 2018, to be held at the Double Tree Suites in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Please join us for a Friday evening opening ceremony, a full day of classes, and a Ball and a period gaming room on Saturday evening! We are looking forward to a weekend delving into the gentler arts!
Currently we have a wide variety of classes, including an interesting variety of costuming classes, scribal arts, brewing, feast, music, making pins, astrolabes, storytelling, research skills, Viking studies, Anglo-Saxon studies, and embroidery.
We are most excited to host Robin Netherton and Gale Owen Crocker as our guest speakers!
GALE R. OWEN-CROCKER, BA, PhD, FSA, is Professor Emerita of The University of Manchester, UK, where, before her retirement, she was Professor of Anglo-Saxon Culture and Director of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies.
ROBIN NETHERTON is a professional editor and researcher specializing in Western European dress of the Middle Ages. An experienced costumer, she addresses both the practical aspects of medieval clothing construction and the significance of costume in history, art, and literature.