The second Hive of the season is all about developing your interpretive skills
Hive 2 Sunday, February 10, 2013 -- "It's Up To Interpretation!"
11:30 am-12 pm Discussion: The Challenge –
Need some inspiration to gett ing started on your impression
for this year’s Challenge? Learn about
how others are getting started, become inspired, and get the support you need to
take the first steps.
Lecture 1pm -
1:30 pm “Clothing Makes the Man (or Woman)”
How come some people look like they just walked out of a
portrait? What are the elements that
create a total 18th century look from way a garment is worn to the
accessories –we’ll highlight several types of impressions including civilian
A Bit of Theatre 1:30 pm—2:00 pm
Majesty’s10th Foot Players Present “Theatricals for your Amusement”
is a great way to get a better appreciation of the spoken word of a period and
the closest thing we have to an verbal time machine – so enjoy the show!
Breakout Sessions 2:15 pm-4:00 pm
– Enroll in Master and Mistress Mees’ 18th Century Finishing School to brush up on
your deportment. Learn how (and who) to greet, practice your courtesies and bows, and
avoid social awkwardness at your next gathering.
Person Clinic – Does the thought of doing a first-person interpretation make you
break out in a cold sweat? Join John Adams
interpreter Tom Macy and other expert first-person interpreters who will take the
mystery out of role playing. They’ll
discuss the tricks and traps and let you practice what you’ve learned.
Real & Reproduction – View items of militaria from local collections –
guns, cartridge boxes, powder horns, as well as some their reproductions that
allow us a closer/hands-on view or details.