Archive - Dec 22, 2005

Lottery fund to help pay for analysis of medieval ship

A grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund will help pay for a project to examine the medieval ship buried in the banks of the River Usk, in Newport.

Midrealm Retired Regalia Item Auction

The Not-So-Silent Silent Auction: Join the Midrealm Ministers of Regalia, Contessa Tamara di Firenze and Master Matthew Christopher of Bristol, for an auction of decommissioned Kingdom regalia items. Proceeds will be used to purchase new regalia and maintain current items.

The Auction will be held from 1:00 to 3:00. Master Matthew Christopher and a cavalcade of various and sundry performers will be making merry in the truest Twelfth Night tradition at the auction area: come prepared to be amused and amazed, as you place your bids to become the proud owners of pieces of Midrealm History.

Place-Names of the Maltese Islands, c. 1300-1800

Dr. Godfrey Wettinger, Professor Emeritus at the University of Malta, recently spoke on place-names and surnames in Malta’s medieval history.

1st Annual Renaissance Festival Performer Awards

Marc Gunn and Kristen Roger have announced that the Renaissance Festival Podcast will sponsor award presentations for the best Renaissance Festival Performers. Those interested may vote online until January 15, 2006.