Unless state otherwise, all events are in-garb events. All attendees are expected to wear at least an attempt at pre-1650 garb. If you need to borrow some clothes for the event, please contact the Hospitaler at least a week before the event to arrange to borrow something appropriate.


Saturday 17th December, Findon Uniting Church Hall, 93 Crittenden Rd, Findon SA 5023.
Time: 8.50am-5pm.

A Collegium will be held in January to help Newcomers learn about life in the SCA. Classes will cover all the 'SCA basics', with topics relating to etiquette, clothing, feasts, crafts and other skills. Please come along to teach and/or learn!

Classes include:
* How not to kill yourself in Court
* A beginner's Guide to Heraldry
* T-Tunics
* Period Music in the SCA
* The SCA award system
* Loading the wagons- what to bring to events
* Thunderbread: a study in period-based flatulence
* Planning for the long haul (travelling to distant events)
* An introduction to rapier fencing
* Choosing fabric for garb
* Introduction to the insular script (calligraphy)
* Roman Garb from head to foot
* Basic inexpensive techniques for decorating garb
* Basic cooking
* Making strings and braid
* Sword etiquette and what to look for when buying a sword
* Basic cotehardie patterning
* What is the SCA really?

Serviced by Adelaide Metro Route 118:
Google Maps Reference:,+Findon+SA+5023/@-34.898937,138.537047,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x6ab0c5dd11c8bf0b:0xde4cbb8a0403b967

Cost: SCA Members: Adult/Collegian SCA Member/Child:$5.
Non members: $5 plus $5 event fee
Non-member child under 5: $5 event fee only
(Collegians with an SCA membership do not have to pay for event membership, but members of the College who are not members of the SCA will be required to pay a 5$ event membership and sign indemnity papers.)

BOOKINGS -Direct deposit bookings or cheque required. Bookings close 14 January 2015. PLEASE BOOK AND PAY ONLINE ASAP - It would be a shame to have this event cancelled due to lack of bookings.

Cheques payable to: SCA Innilgard, online payment to Direct Deposit ANZ BSB 015311
Account Number 4808 24286. Please reference COLLEGIUM2015 and your SURNAME.

Bookings Officer - Mistress Elena le Breustere
Event Steward- Lady Fionn O'Mara

Garb is optional for this event but may be helpful for some classes. Site is dry, no alcohol permitted. Shops are a short walk away, or bring your own lunch. If you need to arrange loaner garb, please give the Hospitaller minimum 1 weeks notice. We also hope to auction off lost property at this event.

Could teachers please email the Event Steward a copy of their notes as soon as possible for inclusion in the CDR? Also please advise of any special requirements for your class (e.g. items that people need to bring, costs to cover materials etc.)

Note that Tourneys and other outdoor events are likely to be cancelled if the forecast temperature is over 35 degrees celsius.