Re: Living History Conference - February 26th - Stoney Creek
- Still time to register!
Conference is this coming weekend
> This year's conference should have a little something for everyone; reenactors,history buffs, military and regency topics and a gala regency evening.
> I am pasting a copy of the schedule here:
> Bringing the Regency to Life
> A History Conference
> 8:00 Registration and Merchants' Market open
> 9:00 Key Note Address: Gord Henderson
> 10:00 Robert Henderson: Hustlers, Bumpkins and Wannabe Heroes: Recruiting the British Soldier in the War of 1812
> Ray Hobbs: George Ferguson's War
> Linda Bolla: To Cook or Not to Cook
> Speaker's Corner A: Chris McKay: The Casualty Database of the War of 1812
> 10:20 Speaker's Corner B: Charlie Capern: Waterloo 200 in 2015!
> 11:00 Tom Fournier: How they did that! The British Army in the War of 1812
> Betsy Bashore: From Paris to North America: Women's Fashion, 1805-1815
> Victor Suthren: Scared, Wet, and Happy: On the Open Ocean In An 18th Century Square-Rigger
> Speaker's Corner C: Kevin Windsor: Bicentennial in the Making; The Expansion of the Niagara Falls History Museum
> 11:30 Speaker's Corner D: Tom Taylor: Brock's Agent
> 12:00 Lunch (included with Conference registration) and Merchants Visits
> 1:00 "Open Mic" Session: "What We Want To See in a Bicentennial Event" Jim Hill and Craig Williams, moderators.
> 2:00 Ed Bolla: The Barbary Wars and the Birth of the American Navy.
> Les Szabo: Muskets and Maintenance - Having Them Fire All The Time
> Miyoko Twist: Adapting Modern Fabrics to Regency Uses
> Speaker's Corner E: Craig Williams: The Re-Enactor in the Film Industry
> 2:20 Speaker's Corner F: Rob Maguire: Create Your Own Field of Dreams: How to Encourage Media Participation in 1812 Events
> 2:50 Silent Auction closes
> 3:00 Michael McAllister: Museum Below the Waves
> Peter Twist: How to Dress the Citizen Soldier
> Joe Lischka: Niagara Commerce and the War of 1812
> Speaker's Corner G: Pauline Grondin: History of Tea
> 3:20 Speaker's Corner H: Linda Bolla: A Tale of Two Flags
> 4:00 Merchants' Market closes
> 6:00 Cocktails
> 7:00 Dinner, with ball and soiree to follow. Instruction in period card games with Julie Rockhold will be offered after dinner for those not wishing to dance.
> It looks like an excellent conference!
> Tom Fournier
> (On behalf of the 2011 Organizing Committee)