Archive - Jan 17, 2007

Anglo-Saxon Finds in East Sussex Church

Renovations on St Andrew's Church, at Bishopstone, near Seaford, have revealed Anglo-Saxon features dated back as far as the late 7th Century. This puts the age of the church back 100 years compared to previous datings.

Eskalyan Dance and Schmooze

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The holiday season is now behind us. To brighten your holiday doldrums and rid yourselves of all of the old year's regrets, we once again invite the populace of Eskalya, nay, the Known World, to join us. This is the time of year to spend in good cheer when neighbors, friends and family gather to meet. We are thinking warm and sunny thoughts with offerings of desserts, dance and diversions to chase the cold winter away. Location:
Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Montaigne du Roi Prize Tourney

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This event includes heavy fighting, spear throwing and rapier. This being a prize tourney, there will of course be a number of prizes for each event. Prize details to be announced at a later date. Furthermore, two sumptuous soups will be provided, one vegetarian, one not; plus hot or cold drinks, depending on the weather.

Montaigne du Roi Prize Tourney
February 24, 2007
Location: Whispering Pines Park (on Pacific St.), Monterey CA Location:
Barony of Darkwood (Monterey, California)

Hawks Feast/Archery Tourney

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We look forward to welcoming you to the Winter Darkwood Archery Tourney. We will be running the Royal Rounds as usual, with submissions going towards IKAC ranking. Marshals and time permitting, we shall also be holding a variety of other shoots. If you have anything that you would like to see run, please contact the archery organizer Hraefn fram Lindune.

Hawks Feast/Archery Tourney
January 20, 2007 Location:
Barony of Darkwood (Morgan Hill, California)

Travels Along The Silk Road

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Greetings unto the populace of Gleann Abhann, please join the gentles of Grey Niche in a celebration of the Arts & Sciences.

Travels Along The Silk Road
Candlemas - Regional A & S Collegium

February 3, 2007

Baker Community Center
7942 Church Street
Millington,Tennessee 38053

Event Pricing - event fees include feast
Members / Non-Members
Adult $9.00 / Adult $12.00 Location:
(Millington,Tennessee)

Siege Engine Tourney

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The call has gone out far and wide; bring all your BIG toys to see who can shoot the furthest, the most accurately and make the most destruction!

Come and take part in the Incipient Shire of Radburne’s first siege engine tourney! This is a camping event with tourney and feast!

The site will open Friday to Sunday. Friday night will be a soup kitchen, breakfast and lunch will be provided Saturday and Sunday and don’t forget Location:
Incipient Shire of Radburne (Wellington, New South Wales)

Winter Oasis

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First, this is THE Middle Eastern/belly- dancing/all you can eat/all you can dance/all you can drum wonderful event that is one of the cornerstones of Unser Hafen! We have classes in beginning belly dance, Asian-infused belly dance, and a multi-hour Hafla! We will also have wonderful classes such as Middle Eastern Personas, Turban Wrapping, Arabic Alphabet, and the art of Henna! Or, if you just want to eat and eat and eat and eat and eat...you are definitely in luck! Bring your feast gear, because we will have a glorious feast consisting of lamb, meat wrapped in pastry, pilaf, couscous, a flatbread bar, haroset, an immense array of vegetable delicacies including carrot tzimmes, stuffed dates, baklava and ...? And if this inspires you to try your hand at cooking, we have a class on the Culinary Quest of the Middle East. If you've already been inspired to whip up a delicacy, we will greatly appreciate anything you wish to pass. (We do request that you bring an ingredients card with your dish, so people with allergies do not put themselves in harms way.) You may also wish to note that this is a wet site for those above the age of 21, so please feel free to bring anything that you have made! Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Saturday Night Fever III

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Pack your instruments and dancing shoes and come to the third dance and music weekend offered by the Shire of Meadowmarsh. This event is especially for all those who enjoy dancing and learning new dances. Often there is not enough dancing at events, so we have created a weekend only for music and dance. We have hired the best dance teachers and musicians, so don't miss your chance to dance until your feet get blisters. Location:
Shire of Meadowmarsh (Duedelsheum, Germany)

Spring Bears Event

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The Shire of Stormsport welcomes all to the Annual Spring Bears Event on February 24th, 2007.

Activities this year will include heavy weapons as per normal, embroidery/blackwork classes, an Italian themed set of children events and medieval Dance.

This year's event will be held at the Erie Day School, of 1372 West 6th Street, Erie PA 16505. With the site opening at 9am am and closing at 9 pm. Location:
Shire of Stormsport (Erie, Pennsylvania)

"per manus sororum" published in German

The book of Tanja Kohwagner-Nikolai "per manus sororum" - a great book about mediaeval Klosterstich tapestries from the Low German language area is now available at the publishing house Martin Meidenbauer Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Drachenwald Twelfth Night Coronation Photos Online - Part III

Lady Emma Dandelion has posted photos from the recent Twelfth Night Coronation event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (5th - 7th January).

Cá Bhfuil Na Gaeilg eoirí?

Cá Bhfuil Na Gaeilg eoirí? (English translation: Where are all the Gaelic speakers?) Some are still in Ireland where 25% of the population claims to speak the language. Manchán Magan of the Guardian looks at the history of Gaelic and sets out on a trek to see who speaks it.