SWOSU Medieval Arts Fair Planned February 24

A Medieval Arts Fair will be held Sunday, February 24, on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The SWOSU Medieval Arts Club is organizing the fourth annual event from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. Admission is free, and events are for both young and old alike. Hands-on learning workshops are from 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. and include:

  • Calligraphy
  • Embroidery
  • Leatherworking
  • Making Glass Beads
  • Introduction to Fingerloop Braiding
  • Creating Lucet Braids
  • Painting and Illumination

            Demonstrations will include:

  • Chivalric Combat 10-11 a.m.
  • Rapier Combat from 11 a.m.-12 noon
  • Chivalric Combat from 12 noon-2 p.m.
  • Rapier Combat from 2-3 p.m.
  • Advanced Fingerloop Braiding from 2-3 p.m.
  • Medieval Drumming & Dancing TBA

According to SWOSU Assistant Professor Siriporn Peters, the program is subject to change. The program is made possible by student activity fees and the SWOSU Medieval Art Club.

For more information, call 580.774.7138.