Archive - Jul 20, 2005

Horseradish War IV

The men and women of the Shire of Baerenau are desperately seeking for help! A tremendous and unbelievable tragedy we are facing. On a hot summer night with a clear star sprinkled sky an enemy so sly and impudent came over us and stole the holiest relict we have, the shrine of the horseradish. These dirty thieves poisoned our guards and keepers of the shrine and took away what never should leave the Shire. Our spirit, the source our lives and the root of Baerenau. All we had left was a trace of Knockebrot crumps to the Northwest! By all we know this could be a false trace, nevertheless we are now on a quest. Leaving our beloved lands with our best trackers we go to war. On the way we seek for friends who will join us to meet on the second day of September on a field close to a little village at Lubeck-Kucknitz. There we will collect our powers to then strike these faceless and cowardly rogues!

Masters of Defense & Baronial Investiture

Do you have what it takes to be a Master of Defense? Come to the Barony of Lochmere on September 10th and put your skills to the test for all to see! Set in Spain, but based on the activities of the London Masters of Defense, a guild of martial arts instructors established by Henry VII, this tourney will challenge the participants to prove themselves in both armored combat and rapier combat.

The Baron's Away... The Peasants Will Play!

The Barony of Stonemarche invites you for a day of picnicking and play! Come join us for a secluded lakeside potluck picnic. With charcoal grills available on site and covered pavilions to shelter the fair from the sun, we will make merry and play! Fighting and fencing may occur, depending upon available marshals. There are many trails to enjoy a quiet walk through the wood and swimming is allowed (no lifeguards on duty, swim at your own risk). Paddleboats and canoes are available from the park for a small fee.

Autumn Rose XI

Escape to the Current Middle Ages with the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Shire of Rokeclif as they celebrate eleven years of hosting their signature Autumn Rose event, Autumn Rose XI.

For Love & Honor III

The days of war are behind us and the time of reveling in love and honor has come again. Come one, come all and join the Shire of Border Vale Keep at For Love & Honor III! We have planned a day focused on martial activities and those who support them. There will also be a tea held on the field for all gentles that support our martial fighters.

Love Feast XXI

The Shire of Lub Siochail is proud to present Love Feast XXI this year on Saturday, September 24, 2005 in its usual location (Jansen Family Park) in beautiful West Bend, WI.

Celtic Classic Festival and Demo

Where can you go to spin or weave all day, fight until you're ready to drop, see Celtic Music performances live, for free and eat haggis and potato pancakes? There's only one place, the Shire of Eisental invites all to join us for our two day demo, September 24th and 25th, at the Celtic Classic Festival in Bethlehem, PA. While the focus is Celtic all personas are welcome.

James Doohan dies at age 85

If they had had transporter beams and warp drives in the Middle Ages, they would have used them. And James Doohan would have been the Scotsman who squeezed 'em for every last drop of performance and then some. The man they called "Scotty" has left us today.

Medieval Religions Symposium II

Please join us for a day of classes, discussions, lectures, and pilgrimages dedicated to the study of medieval religions.

Known World Rattan Symposium

The Known World Rattan Symposium will be held in the Shire of Dun Ard (Atchison Kansas), Kingdom of Calontir, on Columbus Day Weekend Oct 7, 8, 9, 10. We have classes, keynote speakers, and roundtable discussions lined up for Saturday and Sunday.....Monday is open for any personal training or other activities as you see fit.

Writ for Fencing Laurel issued in Aethelmearc

From the court of Their Royal Majesties, Malcolm and Tessa, King and Queen of AEthelmearc, at St Swithins 20th Anniversary celebration, comes word of a gentle summoned to stand vigil for the Order of the Laurel.

Pirate's Revel

"Shiver me timbers and shiver my soul. There are men whose hearts are as black as coal. And they sail their ships 'cross the ocean blue; A blood thirsty captain and a cutthroat crew. It's as dark a tale as ever told of the lust For treasure and love of gold."

More "All Things Martial" Photos Online

Lady Martelle Von Charlottenburg, MOAS for the Barony of Bright Hills in the Kingdom of Atlantia, has posted several photo albums taken at the recent "All Things Martial" event.

Southron Gaard Siege Engine Challenge

Apart from the face-off of mighty siege engines, this three-day encampment will include war scenarios, A&S, feasting, tourneying, reveling, a ball, and all manner of other enticements and phantasies to occupy the time, titillate the taste-buds and exercise the bodies of participants. Visitors to our Barony will of course experience our famous Southron Gaard hospitality, so by all means start making your travel plans now!