Archive - 2002


November 7th

Portland Christmas Revels to Feature Jouissance

SCAdians familiar with Jouissance, an early music ensemble whose members have played at various An Tir events, will be able to see them in a non-SCA setting at the Portland, OR 2002 Christmas Revels December 6-15.

Art Institute of Chicago Showcases Art of Late Renaissance Florence

A special exhibit entitled "The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence" is offered from November 9 through February 2. It features over 180 works of art from the period 1537 through 1631.

November 6th

Scotland's Tourism Ministry announced on October 31 a major development program that explores connections between Edinburgh Castle and the history of the New World, particularly the USA.

Early Renewal of SCA Membership Offers Benefits

Renee Signorotti, Registrar for the Society for Creative Anachronism, has kindly provided with additional information about renewal of memberships prior to the end of calendar 2002.

Oldest Crown College in the Known World Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Medieval Times reports that the College of Saint Golias in the Outlands celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary on November 2, 2002.

AEthelmearc Archery Averages Updated

Ce'tach Fitzgibbon has announced that the Royal Round Averages have been updated on the AEthelmearc Archery website.

Twelfth Night Coronation to Take Place in Aversa, Italy

Event Steward Arianwen ferch Arthur has announced that the Stronghold of Campofiamme in Aversa, Italy will be the location of Drachenwald's Twelfth Night Coronation.

Ancient Inedible Temple Discovered

Peephenge, an ancient temple made of an inedible material, has been discovered by archaeoculinologists.

SCA Gear Stolen in Drachenwald

A van full of SCA and demo gear was stolen recently in England. Members are asking for help in spotting the stolen items.

November 5th

"Lord of the Rings" Swordsmen Interviewed

Sword Forum International: Bjorn Hellqvist of Sword Forum International interviews Peter Lyon and John Howe, the behind-the-scenes swordsmen for Lord of the Rings.

Their Majesties of Drachenwald Hold Court in Meadowmarsh

On Saturday November 2, 2002, Their Majesties Giles and EzaBella of Drachenwald held court in Their Shire of Meadowmarsh.

Wellesley College Presents "Women Who Ruled" Exhibit

Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA (USA) will present Women Who Ruled: Queens, Goddesses, Amazons 1500-1640, an exhibition on loan from the University of Michigan Museum of Art, September 19 through December 8, 2002.

Stefan's Florilegium Adds New Articles for November

The Honorable Lord Stefan has announced new articles added to the Florilegium for November 2002.

November 4th

The Legacy of Roman Roads

British Archaeology: Modern transport expert Hugh Davies looks at the legacy of Roman roads in Great Britain.

Metal Detector Finds Hidden Treasure

An amateur archaeologist with a metal detector has discovered hidden treasure outside London.

Baron Stormhold Reports on Lochac Crown Tourney

Gwynfor Lwyd, Baron Stormhold, has written an elegant report on Lochac's Crown Tourney held in the Barony of Innilgard November 2.

Southwark Roman Cemetery Offers Riddles - and Answers

British Archaeology: A 2-4th Century Roman Cemetery in Southwark, England gives researchers pause over burial questions.

New Discoveries Show Use of Roman Fortress Walls

British Archaeology: Archaelogists working on the site of the medieval St. Leonard's Hospital have discovered that Roman fortress walls may have been in use until after the Norman conquest.

An Tir Announces Scribal Contest

The Kingdom Scribes Office of An Tir has announced that it will sponsor a contest for original award scrolls.

Photos from Lochac Crown Tourney Available

Lady Katerina da Brescia has posted photographs from the Lochac Crown Tourney held November 2, 2002 at Longwood in Innilgard.

Lochac Has New Heirs

Cornelius von Becke, fighting for Morwenna Branwynt, was the winner of the weekend's Lochac Crown Tourney.

SCA Budget Online

Members interested in the numbers may now take a look at the SCA budget online.

November 1st

SCA President Addresses International Aspects of Nonmember Surcharge

In a message to the SCA Announcements list, Her Excellency Baronessa Francesca di Pavia, President, SCA Inc., addressed the issue of the Non-Member Surcharge outside of the United States.

Drachenwald Seeks Seneschal for Southern Region

THL Barcsi Janos, Chatelain of Drachenwald, announced yesterday that Drachenwald is seeking a Seneschal for the Southern Region.

Trick or Treat SCA-Style

For SCAdian children around the world, trick or treating is just another chance to wear garb. Branwen ferch Katerin, a ten-year-old holder of the Midrealm's "Dragon's Treasure" award, used her imagination to take trick-or-treating one step beyond the realm of Muggles.

Vigils Set for Feast of the Hare in Ealdormere

Two Ladies of Ealdormere will be sitting vigil at Feast of the Hare, November 9, 2002.

Duct Tape: It Isn't Just for Armor Anymore

From the battlefield to the most formal court, duct tape is always appropriate - at least according to

Riding the Trebuchet

Ever wonder what it feels like to "ride a trebuchet?" Ron L. Toms will tell you.

Midrealm Seeks Volunteer Needleworkers

Sir David deKunstenaar has requested that gentles interested in working on a Midrealm sewing project contact him.

East Kingdom University: A Day in the Guild Hall

The Shire of Iron Bog (Camden, NJ) will play host to EKU - A Day in the Guild Hall, January 18, 2003.