Archive - Oct 11, 2006

BBC offers live webcast of Hastings 2006

On October 14 and 15, the annual Battle of Hastings reenactment will be webcast live by the BBC. The reenactment of the famous 1066 battle between King Harold the Saxon and William the Norman takes place on the very site of the original event, which gave William the Conqueror his nickname.

Oslo Garbage Dump Yields Medieval Treasures

A garbage dump dating from the 13th or 14th century has been discovered in Oslo, Norway. The massive collection of discarded items includes over 1,000 shoes.

Readstan Pas d'Armes Photos Online

Lady Arwen and Lord Guillaume have posted photos from the the Incipient Canton of Readstan's Pas d'Armes which took place recently in Denver, Colorado (Kingdom of the Outlands).

Toys For Tots

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Once again it is that time of year that we, the Shire of Arrows' Flight, do call upon the most noble and chivalrous folk of our great kingdom. We invite you to join us this day and show all the honor and generosity of our most noble society. The year is 1400 and we are somewhere in Greece, and it's Christmas Day. For days now everyone at the castle has been busy preparing the special food dishes to be served that night in the Grand Hall. All the castles rooms and halls have been cleaned and decorated in preparation for this special day and now all are waiting for the arrival of you, our guests and friends, so the fun and games can begin. Location:
Shire of Arrows' Flight (Spanish Fork, Utah)

Metea Renaissance Faire Brings Fun to Fort Wayne

“At a Renaissance festival, the stage spills over into the lanes – much like interaction with characters at Disneyland – and you become part of the show. Without that interaction, a renfest would just be a craft and food show with people in funny clothing talking in bad accents,” said Allen Huffman, software engineer and ren faire enthusiast. Steve Penhollow covered the story for the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Journal Gazette.

Baronial Birthday Bash & Masked Ball

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Come join their Excellencies Baron Oakhammer and Baroness Aibhilin in a celebration of Rising Waters Baronial Birthday Bash with a grand masked ball! Many enjoyable activities have been planned for this daylong event to cover most tastes including heavy weapons, youth combat & rapier tournaments. Children's activities are planned and a lunch table will be provided by Circle Redhaven at a minimal fee. Archery and thrown weapons will be present weather and marshal dependent. In addition there will be a penny raffle and since this is a “masked ball” dancing space will be available after feast. It is the autocrats wish that individuals attending this event do so wearing a mask of some type as there will be prizes given for best original, best colourful and best youth masks. Location:
Barony Of Rising Waters (Allanburg, Ontario)

Ealdormere Fall Crown Tournament

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Come cheer on the combatants and see the Line of the North secured. In addition to the tournament itself, we may offer archery and thrown weapons as well as space for those who wish to practice the Art of Defense, weather permitting. We hope to offer youth combat after Crown tournament, time permitting. There will also be a Seneschal’s meeting after the tournament. Stay for our fabulous feast, and dancing afterwards. There are showers on site, and plenty of parking. The site is wheelchair accessible. No pets – service animals only, please. As per Ontario Law, no BYOB. Site is wet. Location:
Barony of Rising Waters (Fort Erie, Ontario)

3rd Annual Festival of the Wickerman

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Come Join the Barony of Blackstone Mountain in this our 3rd celebration of the Festival of the Wickerman. It will be held on Saturday November 4, 2006 at the Jackson County Fair Grounds, 7204 Route 62 Cottageville WV 25239.

Event site will open at 10:00 am and close 12:00 pm. All those who wish to stay later will pressed into service for clean up.

We have a day filled with activities for all. Classes will be offered. Location:
Barony of Blackstone Mountain (Cottageville West Virginia)