MEET THE CROFTERSMEMBERSHIPSKILLS
We are CROFT
goal is to promote fellowship while researching the lifestyles and
trades appropriate to the Celtic Peoples from 400 BC until 1746 AD.
Although most members claim Scots,
ancestry and do
Celtic re-enactment, participation is open to anyone with an interest
in period crafting, living history and entertainment, no
what his/her ethnicity.
sense of being a real village surrounding CROFT is vital to promote a
feeling of family and fellowship which was a reality in earlier times.
CROFT is a family-oriented and kid-friendly organization.
We are based in the Metro
Phoenix, Arizona area.
are held on the 2nd Saturday of every month at the Irish Cultural
Center, 1106 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85004 (across from the
Burton Barr Library) phone 602-258-0109. (Click
for Map) The Board meeting is at 12:00 Noon with the General
meeting starting at 12:30 pm
Guy Dee Overson Bob Wolf Rose Gibboney Larry
Are you involved with an educational organisation, home school group or youth group?
in the history and society of Medieval Celtic peoples? CROFT can
bring history to life. Our authentically costumed re-enactors portray
domestic life, crafts and trades from Medieval Ireland and Scotland.
Highly interactive demonstrations give an insight into what life was
like in the past. For more information and to contact CROFT, click here.
of the Skills
that members currently demonstrate include:
Weaving & Dyeing; Knitting & Embroidery; Tapestry; Sewing
Working; Blacksmithing & Bronzesmithing; Coin Minting; Chain
Basket Making, Candle Making, Spoon Carving & Wood Turning;
Calligraphy, Painting & Drawing; Music & Dance
Pictures and Video from Waulking the Wool 2015
PO Box 27752
Tempe, AZ 85285-7752
- Susan Clark (President)
- Jenny White Myers (Secretary)
- Yvette Klenner (Treasurer)
at Large - Melinda Tinney, Carol Kuna
for the Yahoo! group.
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Updated April 2015
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