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The stage at Gulf Wars, built as a place for performers of all types to showcase their art, is celebrating its sixth year. This year the stage is in need of your assistance.
In 1357, A Swiss land owner, Konrad Müller, killed another town resident. In restitution, Müller pledged to provide for a sanctuary lamp at the Catholic church of Näfels. Finally the debt, passed perpetually to his heirs, has been declared invalid.
Hirsch reports that a video of Niccolò Machiavelli's play La mandragola (The Mandrake Root), as performed by the Golden Stag Players at West Kingdom Twelfth Night, is now available to view online.
After centuries - and a world-changing divorce - Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon are back together, at least in London’s National Portrait Gallery. The portrait of a young Henry VIII and a newly-restored portrait of Catherine, both from the 1520s, now hang together in the gallery. (photo)
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for February 2013.
Magistra Rosemounde of Mercia and Mistress Jennet of Tewkesbury report that the A&S open will take place on Friday March 15, 2013 at Gulf Wars from 8 AM to 3 PM at Bede Hall, and the surrounding area.
The Board of Directors has granted a one-time variance to the following Society Financial Policy, Section XII, B to allow the Barony of Gyldenholt, Caid to test the PayPal system for accepting credit cards at the Gyldenhold - Calafia Friendship Tournament on March 9, 2013.
Dr Henry Best of the Midrealm reports that his booth at the Pennsic War, Starlit Studios, will be renting retail space at the upcoming War.
On the Unofficial SCA Society Seneschal's Announcement Page, SCA Society Seneschal Erik Langhans (Sir Modius von Mergentheim) reports the latest news on the 2009 lawsuit brought against the Society.
Master Domin d'Alsace reports that Their Majesties Garick and Yasamin of the Kingdom of the Outlands have offered The Honorable Lord Friedrich Wilhelmssohn elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
The Board of Directors of the SCA, Inc. would like to announce the launch of a new Office of SCA Staffing (OSS) as a Special Deputy under the President of the Society.
The Pennsic 42 Combat Archery Marshal-in-Charge reports that changes have been made to the combat archery rules of the 2013 War.
Estrella War is upon us! The Estrella War Main Event Stewards are asking a boon of all attending the Estrella War XXIX, and that is to volunteer for a scant two hours. For the Artisans from every kingdom we have a special request for your volunteer hours, and that it to share the passion and expertise you have for your arts with your cousins from without the Known World.
Manly high heels date back centuries, worn by horsemen as well as powerful rulers.
THL Evain Macrae has created an album of photos from Fontaine's Twelfth Night 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands. The photos are available to view on her public Facebook page.
Ever tried to read Beowulf in the original language? Now you can, thanks to the British Library.
February 9, 2013, marked the 900th birthday of the founding of the Knights of Malta, a Roman Catholic religious order noted for its charitable works. The group celebrated its birthday with a parade around St. Peter's Square and a visit with Pope Benedict XVI, who is himself a member of the Knights.
On the East Kingdom Gazette website, Leonette reports on the SCA Board of Director's meeting which took place January 26, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona.
Carolyn Fraser, Secretary SCA Ltd, reports that two new members have been appointed to the Board of Directors of SCA Ltd (Australia).
The ladies Brita and Cateline la broderesse report that they have created albums of photos from Birka 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Shutterfly and Google.