Archive - 2006
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-10-27 10:14
Christmas Tourney XXXV: A Russian Event, December 2nd 2006
Sun Valley Community Center
6505 Bethany Lane
Louisville, KY 40258
Site Opens 9:00 AM
Site Closes 10:00 PM
Site Discretely damp
NO PETS: service animals only
Adult site: Pre-Reg $7.00, $10.00 at the door
Child 12 & Under: Pre-Reg $4.00, $7.00 at the door
Family cap for 4 or more is $22.00 pre-reg and $30.00 at the door
Barony of the Flame (Louisville, Kentucky)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-10-27 09:16
Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from the recent Battle of Baron's Howe on the Two Ravens website. The photos include albums of fighters, court and a smelting demonstration.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-10-26 17:43
Swordmaker Paul Macdonald is fighting City Hall - or more appropriately the Scottish Parliament - who recently passed a law strictly regulating the sale of swords in the country. Macdonald crafts historically-accurate weapons for re-enactors which he sells to museums, theatres and collectors.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-10-26 13:27
A new book explores the history of academic charisma, tracing the figure of the famous and glamorized professor to the beginnings of the great universities in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-10-26 07:33
His Grace Duke Palymar has posted video from the recent Crown Tournament in the Middle Kingdom on YouTube.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-10-26 06:38
A Bronze Age cup found in Kent by a metal detector enthusiast will return to the county on loan from the British Museum. The Ringlemere Gold Cup is one of only seven from the period found in Britain.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-10-25 19:02
Baroness Katya in Raudhara, Principal Lady in Waiting to TRM's Timmur and Tianna, reports on the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-10-25 15:35
The United Nations cultural body UNESCO has warned that the Tower of London may be in danger of losing its World Heritage status, and has asked the United Kingdom to submit by 2007 a report on measures being taken to protect the Tower.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-10-25 11:10
Baroness Anne Bigod recently sat vigil to contemplate entry into the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-10-25 07:23
A small collection of really large photos from the recent Battle of Hastings reenactment are now available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 17:58
A new browser-based game offers players a chance to control a small medieval village and interact with other players online.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-10-24 13:16
No one was hurt, but SCA members at a fighter practice and meeting in a church basement had to flee the building along with everyone else when an altar candle upstairs set the structure ablaze. The Republican has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 11:34
As mid-winter sets in, join us for a holiday celebration! Wear your best and join Their Royal Majesties as they preside over both heavy weapons and fencing tournaments. Join in song, dance, pageantry and good food. There will be heraldry classes, an A&S
display and tables for chess & backgammon.
Our Wassail Feast is a potluck with the Canton of
Bryniau Tywynnog providing a pork roast, cooked by THL
Barony of Ramshaven & the Canton of Bryniau
Tywynnog (Paris, Ontario)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 11:26
Come one, come all and celebrate the Arts and Sciences at Ealdormere’s Kingdom A&S. This year activities beyond the competition include, classes, and demonstrations. Please note that fighting will take place as an entry to the competition only.
25 November, 2006
Site opens at 0900
Site closes at 2300
Age 12-18 $6
Age 5-11 $3
Barony of Skraeling Althing (Kingston, Ontario)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 10:22
Does your SCA group meet at the library? Here's an opportunity suggested by the Unshelved librarian's comic strip that we may not yet have considered.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 07:10
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced the list of nominees for the SCA Board of Directors and solicits comments.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-10-23 20:35
The Shire of Trelac Presents A Day in Ireland
Slainte! Come and join us as we honor the Irish traditions and lore of Samhain, November 3-5 in Water Valley Park. It's only 20 minutes north of San Angelo on Highway 87. There will be feasting, fun and tournaments to honor Her Majesty, Queen Britta, who will be present to help celebrate the harvest! Be on your best behavior, however, as she will also be meting out justice to those who offend her! Be of good cheer, though, for the clergy will be available with indulgences for your sins!
Shire of Trelac (San Angelo, TX)
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2006-10-23 18:49
Lady Bridget Greywolf has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (13-15th October).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 17:05
The Shire of Hartstone cordially invites the populace of our glorious Kingdom to revel in mid-winter bliss at Aethelmearc's Kingdom 12th Night celebration!
This event will take place on Saturday, January 13, 2007 at the Wellsville Elementary School, 98 School Street in Wellsville, NY 14895. Further information can be obtained through co-autocrats, Lady Renata the posh rot (Karen Finnemore firstname.lastname@example.org ) and Lady Eowyn Swiftlere (Carrie French email@example.com ) The full event announcement can also be found online at people.alfred.edu/~kaf3 and on the Shire calendar at www.shireofhartstone.org.
Shire of Hartstone (Wellsville, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 16:57
Do you want new garb? Does your armor need an update? Perhaps you just want to share and learn? Classes are being formed for armor, leather, needlework, hats, menswear, and ladieswear: clothing and accessories.
Site opens at 9 am; classes begin at 10 am at the Lyndonviklle central School: 25 Housel Ave., Lyndonville, NY 14098. The event fee is $5.00. Lunch is included. There is no feast. Some classes will have supply fees.
Canton of Beau Fleuve (Lyndonville, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 16:08
Andrea Hahn, a reporter for the Southern Illinoisan, visited the John A. Logan Museum in Murphysboro, Illinois recently for a real Renaissance faire experience including bawdy wenches, swordplay, songs and skits. The event was sponsored by the Fine and Bawdy Wenches, and included demos by the Medieval Combat Society.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 15:51
Come one and all to the quarterly tournament designed to celebrate the glories of the SCA. This tournament is designed for all levels of SCA participants. The title of Sable Wolf will be given to the victor of the tournament and held until the next quarter's tournament when the next Sable Wolf will be chosen. The Title of Wolf's Fang will be given to the fighter with less than two years experience who went the farthest in the tournament lists and held until the next quarter's tournament when the next Wolf's Fang will be chosen.
Shire of Wolfscairn (Sebastopol, California)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 15:16
The Shire of Lost Forest is pleased to announce that in addition to the 24 classes already being offered on October 28th, we will be hosting, in conjunction with the University of Central Missouri (formerly CMSU) Archives and Museum, a special presentation of "World of Weaving: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Weaving."
The exhibit will feature traditional textiles from Saudi Arabia, Native America, Latin America, China, Europe and Africa. The exhibit will be open for SCA participants only on Saturday October 28th from 1-4:30pm. Presentations will include a working warp-weighted loom, drop spinning, middle eastern embroider, medieval, east Asia, and reenacting Anglo-Saxon culture with an emphasis on camping.
Shire of Lost Forest (Warrensburg, Missouri)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 12:17
A team of experts at the Czech National Library, housed in a converted Baroque monastery, is working to produce digitized copies of rare documents including medieval manuscripts. The digitalization technique developed for the project was so good that it has become the accepted standard for UNESCO.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2006-10-23 09:43
Baron Sir Tristen Von Halstern (John Paul McLoughlin) died October 12, 2006 in Cincinnatti, Ohio at the age of 41. Sir Tristen's obituary is available to read online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-10-22 17:14
Sir Hugh the Little and Baroness Therasa Comins of the Kingdom of Lochac have announced the birth of their daughter Angelina Elizabeth Huett on October 13, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-10-22 13:25
A hoard of over 3,000 late Roman coins "made a sound like tinkling glass" when they poured from an overturned pot recently unearthed by archaeologists on a dig in Kent, England. The treasure is valued at over UK£10,000.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2006-10-22 10:02
Duke Dag Thorgrim, inspired to valor by Lady Anne Marie De Garmeaulx, has won the Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-10-22 08:39
Eirik Andersen has posted his latest album of photos on the Two Ravens list. This album includes pictures from the Kingdom of Ealdormere's Fall 2006 Coronation.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-10-21 21:58
Homeowners in Hengoed in Denbighshire, Wales were surprised to learn that a barn on their 21-acre farm contained a secret: the building was originally a rare, 15th medieval hall.