Arts and Sciences is the study of all things to do with medieval recreation – including costuming, leatherwork, armouring, etiquette, pastimes, everyday life, dancing, weaving, calligraphy, carving, metalwork, embroidery and much, much more!

On the third Sunday of each month, after the Council meeting, we have an Arts and Sciences afternoon at our new clubrooms, The Dragon’s Lair, which are at the Casuarina Wellard Community Centre, corner of Mortimer Rd and Barker Rd, Wellard. (2km from the Mortimer Rd Freeway exit). We’ll be there till 5pm so come along and join us! All are welcome! Cost $3 per adult member.

Please bring whatever you are working on, or just come along and watch/learn from others. From time to time we will also have special A&S workshops – if you would like to teach how to do/make something, then please let us know!


Midwinter 2016 hosted by College of St Ursula

  • Leather work – an item made from leather which might be useful for a calligrapher &/or an illuminator
  • From the bedroom – any item which might have been used or worn in the mediaevil bedroom.
  • From or for a Brewer – aside from the brew itself think of seals, serving, ingredients,  measures, labels, containers, stoppers, etc

November Crown 2016 hosted by the Barony of Politarchopolis

  • A weaving implement – heddles, box loom, weaving sword, warp weights, tablets for card waving made from horn, bronze etc.
  • Children’s Clothing – An item, a full outfit, from any era.
  • An item utilising fur – The fur can form the whole item or a part of it i.e. clothing, accessories etc.  Faux fur can be used. 

Twelfth Night 2017  hosted by Barony of River Haven

  • A nautical item – for Captain or crew.  Navigation item, rope, bucket, safety, every day tools, etc
  • An item for the hands, head or feet – Any medium, any period. Gloves, shoes, socks, comb, brush, pattens etc.
  • Something to carry liquid in – for a journey, in the home, at work. Any medium.

If you are thinking of entering one of the upcoming arts and sciences competitions, here are some helpful links for you: